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On a mid-December evening, Ken and Sheryle Wood were prepared to welcome new puppies into their home. The hobby Havanese breeders of Diamond Bluff, Wis., grew concerned for their beloved Bella, the three-year old expecting mother, as her labor progressed. “We knew from x-rays that Bella had six babies, but we only had four out when she started having problems,” Sheryle Wood said.
With a crowd nearing 500 attendees, the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual award banquet Monday evening at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Live music from the Red Wing High School Jazz Lab Band helped set the theme of Mardi Gras, as feather boas, beads and masquerade masks were festively worn by the business community gathered to celebrate a successful year. Chamber President Patty Brown welcomed the attendees, sharing record-breaking numbers reached by the organization in 2016. "Tonight is a night to celebrate a successful year," Brown said.
Local leadership profile Editor's note: This is the third in a series of stories with elected officials who are leading local government. .................... After gaining voters' approval for a building bond referendum last spring, and seeing four board seats on the general election ballot, the Red Wing School Board started the new year with a new member and $2 million in major building improvement plans in motion.
The Red Wing Arts Association has named Mary E. Lee as its new executive director. Lee has more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit management and the arts including, most recently, seven years with the acclaimed vocal ensemble Cantus. Lee said her mother grew up in Lake City, making trips through Red Wing a frequent event while visiting family.
Red Wing School Board member Heidi Jones was re-elected to the Minnesota School Board Association's board of directors at the annual MSBA Leadership Conference Jan. 12-13. Jones will continue serving as the District 1 director, which covers the southeastern region of the state. Strategic planning public meeting set A stakeholder group representing the community will meet 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, to help begin formulating a strategic plan for the school district.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Red Wing, St. John's Lutheran Elementary School has enjoyed a long history within the community. The city's sole parochial school, which offers pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade courses, welcomed a new principal this school year with the hiring of Chris Avila.
A man being served civil papers allegedly assaulted a Goodhue County Sheriff’s deputy Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, in the 900 block of West Fourth Street, authorities said.
Freezing rain and snow led to slick road conditions throughout the area Monday evening, Jan. 16 into Tuesday morning. Area school districts canceled school and related activities Tuesday due to the conditions, in addition to postponing school activities that were scheduled for Monday evening.
Red Wing School District officials announced a two-hour early release due to ice and snow forecasted to arrive Monday afternoon, Jan. 16.
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the 2016 navigation statistics for the Upper Mississippi River on Wednesday. The 2016 navigation season was a year of major change for the three Minneapolis locks — both the Upper and Lower St. Anthony Falls locks and Lock & Dam 1, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, The season was the first full year with no navigation at the upper lock following its closure June 10, 2015. The lock was closed due to the passage of the Water Resources Reform Development Act in 2014.