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Chief Red Wing Day to replace Columbus Day

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RED WING - Red Wing will honor its namesake and Native American heritage on the day federally dedicated to Christopher Columbus, the Red Wing City Council voted Monday.

The council agreed -- with four members voting yes, two voting present and one absent -- to redesignate Columbus Day in the city as Chief Red Wing Day and to promote more education about the area’s earliest residents.

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