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The Red Wing HRA Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, 2019 has been cancelled by the request of the board chair due to inclement weather. According to an announcement: "It is undetermined if the meeting will be scheduled for a different date at this time. If a Special Meeting is needed, we will contact everyone in advance."
The City of Red Wing has declared a snow emergency in response to today's storm. This snow emergency will take effect 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, the city announced Tuesday. According to a news release:
The Red Wing Charter Commission meeting scheduled on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled.
Tuesday's snow storm has prompted the Goodhue County History Center to close Feb. 12, 2019. The planned tour with Dawn Zero Erickson has been canceled.
Last updated 6 a.m. Feb. 12, 2019 The following area schools are closed or delayed starts Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 due to snow: Amery School District -- closed Baldwin-Woodville Area Schools -- closed Boyceville Community School District -- closed Cannon Falls ISD #252 -- delayed two hours (Cannon Kids is delayed two hours)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin its annual ice measurements at Lake Pepin on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Corps takes ice measurements on Lake Pepin to forecast the navigational outlook on the Upper Mississippi River. Measurements taken here give the best outlook as it is the last segment in the navigation channel in which winter ice will break up. A survey crew uses an airboat and GPS to collect the data. The information is used by the navigation industry to predict when it's safe to break through the ice and begin the 2019 navigation season.
RiverTown's first-ever healthy lifestyle challenge, Slim Down with RiverTown, has kicked off. The 13-week challenge started with weigh-ins this week and pushes participants to live healthier.
A Maiden Rock man was ordered to pay $50,000 cash bail at an arraignment hearing Feb. 7 in Pierce County Circuit Court, in which an additional 38 felony possession of child pornography charges, with the "lifetime supervision of serious sex offenders" modifier, were added.
Just the word "norovirus" is enough to upset your stomach. This season the nasty stomach bug is worse than ever. There was a recent news story about the more than 475 people on a single cruise ship becoming infected with the virus. Outbreaks have also been reported across the Twin Cities including schools and senior living facilities. Ask your friends and neighbors—it is going around.
The following area schools will start two hours late Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, due to snow, the districts announced Thursday.