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The following area schools are closed Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 due to snow:
The following area schools announced late starts Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, due to weather.
Last updated at 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4. Amery School District -- Closed; Clubhouse closed; no evening activities Cannon Falls ISD #252 -- Delayed two hours Clear Lake Schools -- Closed Durand-Arkansaw School District - Closed Ellsworth Comm. School District -- Delayed two hours; no morning kindergarten or PKC
The public is invited to an open house Wednesday, Feb. 13. in Zumbrota to learn about the reconstruction of southbound Highway 52 and safety improvements planned for 2021 for the corridor south of Cannon Falls to just north of Zumbrota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Representatives will be available to answer questions and provide information 5-7 p.m. at the VFW Post 5727 Stary-Yerka, 25 East First St.
The following area schools have announced closings for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, due to the cold:
The following area school districts will remain closed through Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019 due to the weather...
Red Wing Area Manufacturers Association has postponed its meeting due to the weather, the organization announced Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. A new meeting date will be scheduled for next week.
Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino are collecting non-perishable foods to assist federal workers during the partial government shutdown, according to a news release. Food will be collected at Treasure Island Center in St Paul and at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch. Two groups will distribute the items: Second Harvest Heartland serving the greater Minneapolis/Saint Paul area and Channel One Regional Food Bank serving southeast Minnesota.
A donation shortfall over the winter holidays has prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care. The Red Cross collected more than 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations the weeks of Christmas and New Year's than needed to sustain a sufficient blood supply. During this period, about 1,350 fewer blood drives were hosted by volunteer sponsor groups than required to meet patient needs as busy holiday schedules kept many donors away.
Dr. William Mohr is a burn surgeon at the Regions Hospital Burn Center in St. Paul As one of only two verified burn centers in Minnesota and just four across the upper Midwest, the Regions Hospital Burn Center team is proud to provide the highest level of care for patients in the Twin Cities and for those up to hundreds of miles away. Along with treating injuries from incidents including fires, scalding water or even explosions, we also treat patients for frostbite, including over 90 patients last winter.