Brag book class, 1807 First Ave. N.E., Austin. (507) 440-2353. This is the deadline to register for the 2008 Brag Book class. Participants will make and take a mini-scrapbook using Stampin’ Up! products. Cost for the class is $20.

JAN. 10

Soupfest, United Methodist Church, 26875 539th Ave., Lansing. 437-1437. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. A variety of homemade soups, breads and desserts will be available. Donations will be accepted.

JAN. 12


University of Extrication Vehicle Rescue Update, John Marshall High School, 1510 14th St. S.W., Rochester. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Riverland Community College, in cooperation with Rochester Fire Department, presents Ron Moore and the "University of Extrication Vehicle Rescue Update" for area firefighters. This one-day program focuses on new technology and techniques in vehicle rescue. Cost is $65 per person. Group discounts may apply. Register online at


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