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The Bonhoeffer Society of Red Wing will sponsor a presentation and discussion "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: His Beliefs, His Life, His Legacy" at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at First Covenant Church. This free event features presentations by two Bonhoeffer scholars.
The Environmental Quality Incentives Program application deadline is Friday, Jan. 18, to be considered for Fiscal Year 2019 funding. A producer or landlower must submit a signed application to their Natural Resources Conservation Service office. The EQIP program provides financial and technical assistance to help landowners voluntarily implement conservation practices to improve natural resources. Payment is provided for a variety of practices to address resource concerns related to • water quality, • grazing land health, • soil erosion and health, • wildlife habitat and others.
Brett Young will bring his West Coast-meets-Southern sound dubbed "Caliville" style to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Jan. 18. Delivering four consecutive platinum-selling hits from his self-titled platinum certified album, Young has become one of country music's new class of hit makers. The success of his songs has been amplified by an extraordinary response to Young's music videos with "In Case You Didn't Know," surpassing 197 million views, and "Mercy," spending six consecutive weeks atop Vevo's Top Country chart.
The Missoula Children's Theatre will give two performances of "Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs on Jan. 12 at the Sheldon Theatre. In this original adaptation of the classic fairy tale, the young princess finds herself in peril when her stepmother, the Queen, is told by her Magic Mirror that the princess is fairer than she is. Aided by her the Henchmen and a band of evil Bats, the Queen plots to get rid of Snow White. But Snow White escapes with help from Witless the Woodsman, and finds a home with the Seven Dwarfs.
Goodhue County Historical Society invites families to start the New Year on the right page during free Family Fun Day noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 for Mysteries at the Museum with Jacqueline West. West will read from her newest book "Digging Up Danger" and encourage creativity in a writing activity. After West captures her audience's imagination, families can create a mysterious bookmark with ArtReach and solve a mystery at the museum in a game of "Cluseum Jr." — a family friendly activity based on the board game Clue.
Q: How do I request a stop sign be added to a busy street in my neighborhood? A: I would like to answer your question in three parts: Part one is to identify the purpose of a stop sign. The primary function of a stop sign is to indicate which vehicle has the right of way when regular rules of the road, sign obstructions or traffic volumes make this unclear, difficult and/or dangerous to determine.
The Friends of the Red Wing Library and the Friends Book Club announce their 2019 adult winter reading program: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, Sisters in Crime — Where History Meets Mystery. 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, Mary Anne Wise, author of "Rug Money." 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, Jenifer LeClair, author of "The Windjammer Mysteries ." The first program will feature a panel discussion by four members of Twin Cities Sisters in Crime. Their organization includes authors and would-be authors, librarians, teachers and readers of mystery and true crime novels.
Twin Bluff Middle School participates in the National Geographic Geography Bee every tear. Twenty students advanced this year with successful scores in the written exam. The local oral bee was Dec. 12. The winners were Derek Larson, first place; Wyatt Melendrez, second; and Philip Lockwood, third. Larson will take an online exam now in an attempt to qualify for the national bee. Submitted photo
Q: My neighbor's Christmas light display is driving me crazy. What can I do with the light pollution? A: Personally, I love the Christmas light displays, but I understand if you live next to the "Christmas Vacation Griswolds." Does your neighbor understand that his/her lights are a bit much? Do they run all night or are they on a timer?
Government agencies and related businesses will be closed in observance of Christmas. Closed Monday and Tuesday are the Goodhue County Government Center, Justice Center, Law Enforcement Center and Public Works; Red Wing City Hall and library; and the Pierce County government complex. In addition, the Workforce Center and License Center are closed both days. Red Wing Public Works crews will collect refuse and recycling Monday as normal. Collection scheduled for pickup Tuesday through Thursday will be delayed one day.