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The River City Days festival weekend concluded in a royal fashion Sunday evening. In front of a sold-out Sheldon Theatre auditorium, 15 young women vied for the 2016 Red Wing royal ambassador crowns. Olivia Gonsior, Sara Kelly and Kailee Siefert were named the winners of the annual pageant. Candidates delivered volunteer platform speeches and answered an on-stage question to a three-women judging panel. Prior to the pageant, the judges interviewed candidates and attended several events. Friendly advice
John Becker and Adam Gettings, running for Ward 2, will proceed to general elections with Becker getting votes 274 and Gettings 103. Gregory Boek received 78 votes.
The company history is familiar to all who have called Red Wing home — a history that has provided well-being and employment to countless residents, a history that provides sure-footed foundation to workers worldwide. Pair after pair, these storied boots have weaved into the lives of many, becoming inescapable in their city of origin. Later this month, the pages will turn to reveal a new chapter in Red Wing Shoe’s history, as the company launches a much-anticipated women’s footwear line.
In preparation for country star Toby Keith's upcoming concert at Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Billy Hanisch and his team created Red Solo Cup cookies in honor of Keith's hit song.
Red Wing School Board completed Supt. Karsten Anderson’s annual performance review in a closed session at its July 18 meeting. Board members went over the results at Monday’s meeting. They...
Food, art and crafts, sporting tournaments, live music and more will descend on Red Wing this weekend as the local highlight of summer is here: River City Days. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the city will be brimming with activities and fun for all ages. Bay Point Park and Levee Park will play host to many traditions such as the Taste of Red Wing, beer/entertainment tent, arts and crafts festival, vendor exhibits and many activities. New and newly revised events during this year’s festival include:
A vintage soda machine, located in a Red Wing home, provided law enforcement with much more than carbonated nostalgia. According to a complaint filed with Goodhue County District Court, on...
Night to Unite is held annually on the first Tuesday in August. This event encourages neighbors to get outdoors and enjoy each others company as well as to meet members of various city departments and elected city officials. Hot dog cookouts, potlucks, parades and carnivals are held in neighborhoods throughout Red Wing as a part of this national event. The 2016 Nite to Unite will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The following are start times for the different areas:
A little bit rock 'n' roll, a little bit country, and a whole lotta rowdy make up the Tennessee Stiffs. Formed in late 2011 and fueled by their eclectic musical interests, co-founders-turned-married-couple Ethan Lee Sadler and Cara Buysse-Sadler were determined to create something never heard before. Cara Buysse-Sadler, a Red Wing native, will return to the city to perform in the Central Park Band Shell Thursday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m.
Progress continues on both Highway 61 and Levee Road as River City Days draws near. During Tuesday’s weekly construction update meeting, project managers said Bush Street and Levee Road will be more accessible during Red Wing’s annual summer festival. “The plan for River City Days is to have Levee Road, the new trails open and the parking lots all open,” City Engineer Jay Owens said. “We will have the regular access points at Withers Harbor Drive, Jackson Street and Broad Street.”