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Donovan R. Markey, 81, Wabasha, died Tuesday at home. He was born May 24, 1921, in Pepin to John and Theodora (Flint) Markey. They moved to Wabasha in 1931. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II overseas in the South Pacific. He returned to Wabasha and married Betty Wiemann May 14, 1948, in Wabasha. He worked 19 years at Big Jo Flour Mill in Wabasha. He then worked in high line electrical construction and at Senrick Oil Co., Wabasha. He retired in 1978 because of his health.
Eunice Lorraine Polk, 81, Red Wing, died Saturday at Fairview Seminary Home. She was born Aug. 21, 1921, in Stillwater, Minn., to Alvin and Agnes (Olson) Halvorson. The family moved to Minneota, Minn., where she started school. In 1932, the family moved to Detroit Lakes, Minn., where she attended school until the seventh grade when the family moved to Halstad, Minn., where her dad was superintendent of schools. She graduated from high school in 1939, and from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., in 1943, with a home economics and phy-ed degree. She taught high school in Karlstad, Minn.
Police tickets Monday: Lori Gaus, River Falls, stop sign; male, 17, Welch, speeding. Sheriff's tickets Monday: Michael Nelson, New Prague, Minn., speeding (76-55); Roberta Grose, Kenyon, speeding (72-55). Jail book-ins Monday Oscar Ornelas, 20, Dodge Center, board for Dodge County. Shawntan Smith, 30, Maplewood, Minn., board for Dodge County. Charles Gomber, 36, Wheaton, Minn., by sheriff, warrant for child support matter. Michael Lickness, 22, 523 10th St., 120-day sentence, theft. Thomas Letexier, 23, 614 West
Merna May Gilmore, 89, Montgomery, Ala., died there Thursday. She was born April 29, 1913, in Sheridan County, Neb., to George and Amanda (Reinecke) Cooper. She attended schools in Alliance, Neb., and graduated from high school in 1931. She married John Gilmore, and they moved to Fort Morgan, Colo., where they lived for nearly 30 years and then retired. He died July 3, 1981.
Today Red Wing City Council, 5:30 p.m., Mississippi National. D-Day lecture, 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, Cannon Falls. Wacouta Town Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall. Bay City American Legion, 7:30 p.m., Fire Hall. Featherstone Township Planning Commission, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom. Wednesday Pierce County Land Conservation Committee, 8:30 a.m., Pierce County Office Building. Military Order of Purple Heart, 9 a.m., Liberty's Restaurant. Goodhue County Board, 9 a.m., Grandpa's G
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS GOODHUE COUNTY, MN DECEMBER 17, 2002 Red Wing, Minnesota The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at 9:30 a.m. in regular session at the Goodhue County Government Center, Red Wing, MN, with Commissioners Bryant, Grosso, Iocco, Samuelson, and Noah all present. MINUTE SUMMARY December 17, 2002 Approved the December 3, 2002, regular board meeting minutes as written. (Motion carried 5-0) Approved the December 17, 2002, regular board meeting agenda as amended.
Today ADD/ADHD support group, 5 p.m., ArtReach. Red Wing Human Rights Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall. Pierce County Board of Health Committee, 6 p.m., Public Health conference room. Red Wing School Board, 6:30 p.m., Burnside Elementary School. AA/Narcotics Anonymous for teens, 7 p.m., St.
Eva Christiansen, 78 Jan. 3, 2002 Eva Beyer Christiansen, 78, Hager City, died Friday following a short illness. She was born July 21, 1924, to Joseph and Mabel (Hurry) Beyer. She graduated from high school and worked as a bookkeeper. She kept a journal of her daily activities which she sent to her daughter in Japan. Survivors include her daughter Kaya (Mitsunori) Sawada of Japan; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter; sisters Viola Hart, Genevieve Ottman, Margaret Thompson, and Esther Wilson; brothers David, Raymond and Henry Beyer; and special friend Rod Pearson.
AMBULANCE RUNS Friday: Lloyd Metcalf from Red Wing Health Center to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 3:39 p.m., then transfer to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 5:08 p.m. Saturday: called at 2:44 a.m., nothing found; Doris Wilson from 433 W. Fourth St.
Bob Bovee and Gail Heil will perform for the first square dance in the new hall at Hobgoblin Music, home of Stoney End Folk Harp in rural Red Wing. The dance floor in the old gray barn on Highway 19 will be inaugurated at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. Bovee and Heil will call the dance in addition to performing their American traditional music. They have a large and varied repertoire including authentic cowboy songs, blues and ragtime numbers, ballads and yodels.