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Daily Crossings Gallery The soft pastels of Nancy Grist and the watercolors of Kristine Fretheim will hang in a special show through Oct. 21. When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota Cost: Free More info: 507-732-7616 or www.crossingsatcarnegie.com Red Wing Arts Association exhibit
Sixteen Farm Bureau members from across Minnesota met with Congress members during the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation's Farmers to Washington, D.C., trip Sept. 12-16. Among the attendees were Goodhue County Farm Bureau members Amanda Carlson of Welch and Katie Winslow of Cannon Falls. Carlson and Winslow are finalists in the 2017 MFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet competition.
Red Wing Youth Outreach will be celebrating Halloween with the Trick-or-Treat Trot, a 5K run and walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Bay Point Park. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume. Prizes will be awarded for first-place men's and women's runners as well as best costume. Registration is $30 for adults and $20 for students 13 to 18 years old. Kids 12 and under run for free. Registration includes a T-shirt. Use promo code BOO25 for $5 off the registration fee until Oct. 13.
Hiawatha Broadband Communications, has expanded into Cannon Falls. The company announced Sept. 22 that all residents and businesses from the Cannon Valley Fairgrounds to Highway 9 and U.S. Highway 52 to Sixth Street will be able to subscribe to the fiber-optic network by mid-October. HBC offers speeds up to 1 Gigabit.
Those traveling southbound on Highway 58 over Highway 52 in Zumbrota will be switched to the new bridge today to allow crews to pour concrete, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The work will let crews pour concrete in a spot that divides traffic approaching roundabouts. Northbound Highway 58 traffic will be switched to the new bridge later this week. Access to businesses on both sides of the bridge will remain open. Detours for the project remain. More information on the project can be viewed at www.dot.state.mn.us/d6/projects/hwy58-bridge/index.html .
Featherstone Pottery Tour Pottery plays a central role in the county's history. Join the Goodhue County Historical Society for a behind-the-scenes look at how artisans make their work. On Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the journey will begin with a presentation from Casey Mathern, curator of objects and exhibits. Following Mathern's presentation will be a bus trip to Featherstone Pottery, owned by the Larkin family. Tour the spaces where pottery is made and learn how the Featherstone Farm became a local hot spot for making pottery.
Red Wing Environmental Learning Center and Flight Creative Media will host a public forum on drones 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Anderson Center, 163 Tower View Drive. The event will include a discussion of basic operation requirements, 2D and 3D mapping with drones and respectful operation considerations for privacy, safety and noise. Different models of drones used by professional and semi-pro operators in the Red Wing area will be on display.
The Plum City School District has an opening for the School Board and is seeking applicants. Anyone interested should complete a declaration of candidacy, which can be obtained in the District Office at 907 Main St., Plum City, WI 54761 during regular school hours. The deadline for submission is noon Oct. 10, 2017. For more information, call 715-647-2591.
The Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra announces its 38th season of providing classical, orchestral music to communities across southeastern Minnesota. Dr. Paul Niemisto of St. Olaf College returns to the podium for all four programs after completing a successful Senior Fulbright Fellowship in Finland this past spring.
An open house is planned 5-6:15 p.m. Sept. 27 to give people an opportunity to meet the six artists/writers/musicians who are in residence this month at the Anderson Center at Tower View. Each will offer a brief presentation or recital, then answer questions. The event is free and open to everyone.