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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.”
The Sheldon Theatre was electric as the final curtain fell on the Phoenix Theatre’s opening night production of “Hairspray” Thursday July 21. The audience gave the 87-member cast, crew and pit orchestra a spirited and well-deserved standing ovation.
Stacy Childers, municipal adviser for Springsted Incorporated, presented sale results to the Red Wing School Board at Monday evening’s meeting. Springsted solicited bids on a competitive basis on behalf of...
As Thursday’s opening night of the Phoenix Theatre’s production of “Hairspray” approaches, the cast, pit orchestra and crew have been busy rehearsing in the Sheldon Theatre. The family-friendly, rock-n-roll musical — winner of eight Tony awards — displays significant social messages with laughter, romance and trademark 1960s style. With the set design, costumes and language holding true and authentic to an early ‘60s Baltimore setting, audiences will be taken back in time.
Associated Bank leadership gathered a group of business owners and community members Thursday evening to learn about the bank’s real estate activities in Red Wing. Branch Manager Jonas Gonstead said the bank’s current location in the historic Goodhue County National Bank building at one time housed over 100 employees.