Ben Fowke, the president and CEO of Xcel Energy, recently announced an ambitious plan to cut the utility's carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030. To reach that goal, Xcel Energy will double down on clean energy. It plans to generate 60 percent renewable energy by 2030. That's fantastic news for consumers. It means not only lower emissions but also savings on electric bills.
'Guys on Ice' performance added "Guys on Ice," an ice fishing musical comedy, will be performed Jan. 12-28, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wis. The best availability is for the third weekend, where a performance has been added on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Three pieces of art by Woodbury artist Becky Amble have been selected for the Winter Carnival Art Show. The show will be Jan. 11-Feb. 18 at AZ Gallery in St. Paul. An opening night reception is planned for 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, with several events planned for the evening. The Winter Carnival royalty have also been invited to attend. There will be music and refreshments.
Come enjoy the warm sounds of Christmas with an organ/choral concert featuring the choirs from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in St. Paul Park under the direction of Robin Medrud and St. Michael’s Catholic Church from Farmington, with guest organist and conductor, Eric Larson. The concert is 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 935 Laurel Ave. St. Paul Park.
The Woodbury High School Competition Cheer Team took first place for the fourth time this season on Dec. 2 at Prior Lake High School. The team is currently undefeated in the Small Varsity Non-Tumbling division. The Royals also earned first place honors in the Non-Tumbling Game Day division. The team will compete two more times in December before working toward the state competition in January and nationals in February.