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Free teenager mental health program offered Change to Chill, Allina Health's award-winning mental well-being program, is now offering free training sessions around the region. Change to Chill works as a guide to help teens become more aware of the things that stress them out and equip them with tools and resources to better manage stress and anxiety and live happier, more resilient lives.
A report of a shooting from a 911 caller Monday morning, Feb. 18, 2019, was determined to be a hallucination, according to authorities. Police responded to the 1300 block of Bush Street around 7:25 a.m. Monday to a report of an individual at a residence with a shotgun who was shooting the caller's family, according to a Red Wing Police Department news release. A search of the residence determined the house was empty and that the caller hallucinated the event, police said. The caller was transported to Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester for assistance, according to the report.
The Minnesota chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation and the University of Minnesota Medical Center are holding an educational event for patient, caregiver and family-centered care for pancreatic diseases. The free event will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis.
Motorists may experience brief traffic delays at the Highway 63/Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing Feb. 16 when steel tub girders are delivered to the site for installation, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation. Flaggers will be stopping traffic near the bridge to allow the girder to be delivered.
A one-vehicle accident near New Trier left one dead and another with non-life threatening injuries late Thursday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Michael James Serres, 53, Hampton, was driving eastbound on Highway 50 when the vehicle went into the ditch and rolled in the area of Inga Avenue in Douglas Township, the report said. The passenger, Terri Lynn Stephenson, 49, Hampton, did not survive the crash.
A two-vehicle crash on Highway 316 near the area of Bauer Circle on Thursday morning resulted in life-threatening injuries for a 20-year-old woman from Cottage Grove, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the incident report, Kaitlyn Nielsen was traveling south on Highway 316 when her 2011 Ford Taurus crossed the center line and made contact with a Ford F-150 driven by Timothy Hovseth, 58, of Hastings, who was traveling north.
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.