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Around the region: Hormel announces retirements of vice presidents


Domino's Pizza restaurant reopens

KASSON -- Kasson's Domino's Pizza restaurant has reopened after a renovation.

The restaurant got a new oven that more than doubled pizza capacity, according to franchise owner Marty (Paul) Gritz.

There will be a "re-grand opening" Feb. 13-19, during which customers can get large two-topping pizzas to pick up for $5.99 each.



Caledonia to try 'digital learning day'

CALEDONIA — The Caledonia School District is going to pilot a "digital learning day" on Feb. 20.

The day will simulate a snow emergency day where students would be given various assignments on one-to-one devices, or if the students are too young to have them, helping around the house. The goal is to prevent students from adding school days in June.


Meraki Salon and Spa moves to new location

CHATFIELD — Meraki Salon and Spa, formerly known as Shear Class, has recently opened its new location at 114 North Main St.

The spa, owned by Chatfield native Vanessa Bren, offers hair cuts and coloring; perms; waxing; wedding hair and makeup; and beauty products.



Hormel announces retirements of vice presidents

AUSTIN — Two Hormel vice presidents will be retiring soon.

Senior vice president of human resources Larry Lyons and senior vice president of supply chain Bryan Farnsworth are retiring. Vice president of affiliated business units in refrigerated foods Mark Coffey will replace Farnsworth, and Mark Morey, former president of Farmer John, will assume Coffey's vacated spot.


Kenyon plans to replace sidewalk sections

KENYON — The Kenyon Economic Development Authority is looking to replace major sections of the city sidewalk to make the city more walkable.

The city will also be getting an upgraded website soon, an effort that will be led by library director Michelle Otte.



New bridge to have longer approach spans

WINONA — When it's finished, the new Winona interstate bridge will have longer, modern approach spans, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

To have used shorter concrete beams to match the historic spans would have added to the project's cost more significantly.

The plan will be re-evaluated for change in social environmental impacts.

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