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The Alzheimer’s Association invites residents of Red Wing and surrounding communities to join with the 25th Anniversary Walk Team, the EPC Young Champions, in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. The 25th Anniversary Walk will take place in Colvill Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration begins 9 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. A special awards ceremony will be held 11:30 a.m. to recognize the top fundraising teams and individuals.
A Law Enforcement Lip Sync Challenge video by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office has advanced to the final four in a nationwide competition by USA Today. The Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in voting for the video in the contest bracket. The 2016 video is competing against a video by the police department in Flower Mound, Texas.
"I'm just going to go to the doctor and get antibiotics ... this cold is so annoying and I'm going on vacation next week." "I'm sure it's an ear infection that's keeping my baby up at night. The doctor will prescribe antibiotics to take care of it." Seems like antibiotics are a first line of defense for sickness. That's a problem.
A Minnesota Vikings football player is facing a felony theft charge and a domestic violence charge stemming from an Aug. 28 confrontation at an Eagan hotel. Cayleb Seth Jones, 25, of Los Angeles, was charged with theft by temporary control, a felony. He also is charged with interfering with an emergency call, a gross misdemeanor, and misdemeanor domestic assault.
Motorists are advised to drive with caution on all area roads and are reminded not to drive through standing water or around barriers. Use the designated detour route as many state, county and local roads are experiencing flooding. For more information regarding statewide traffic impacts check 511wi.gov . Crawford County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake Isabelle in Dakota County, as well as Bald Eagle Lake and Lake Johanna in Ramsey County, according to a news release. A trained detector found three zebra mussels attached to the fishing pier on Lake Isabelle during Saturday’s University of Minnesota Extension “Starry Trek” search day.
Motorists on Highway 61 near the Highway 63/ Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing will be detoured from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Aug. 29-30 as construction crews set new beams for the small bridge over Highway 61, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation.
Woodbury resident Col. Charles G. Kemper IV of the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry Division was promoted to the rank of brigadier general during an event Monday, Aug. 20, at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda. Kemper and about 600 Soldiers of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division are preparing for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East later this fall. The Red Bulls will lead efforts to partner with and provide training to militaries across the region in order to deter, disrupt and prevent regional aggression, according to a news release.
All across the world people are living in extreme poverty. Living in one of the most powerful countries in the world, it is our responsibility to help those in need. In mid-June the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would help combat malnourishment and chronic hunger for an additional 5 years if passed. These continued efforts would help better coordinate investments in improving global food security for those who need it.
As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start. To ensure lifesaving treatments remain available for patients in the coming weeks, donations are needed now, especially type O. In thanks for helping at this urgent time, all those who come to donate blood or platelets through Aug. 30 will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email. Restrictions apply; see amazon.com/gc-legal. More information and details are available at RedCrossBlood.org/Together. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-RED CROSS.