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Native American education in Red Wing

A cultural session at ProAct in Red Wing took a native turn this summer, when members the Prairie Island Indian Community donned their traditional clothing for an interactive program. “The ...


50 years serving community- Red Wing

There was an old hospital building on a hill. There were families opening their homes for foster care. And there was a dream to provide work and training for people ...


Key customer visits for video, helps homeless

Savage-based RPM Drymate, a production customer of ProAct in Red Wing, made a special visit to shoot video for a promotion. The company was featured this summer on FOX 9 ...

The 1.2 million pound “Big Boy” steam locomotive rolled into Baldwin, Wis., attracting nearly the entire crew of participants and staff from ProAct in Hudson.

‘Big Boy’ steam train dazzles in Baldwin

Hundreds of people gathered in Baldwin, Wis. for the arrival of the Union Pacific’s “Big Boy,” a restored steam locomotive, and ProAct was there to witness history past’s intersection with ...

Aimee Sandy

Controller attracted by services

Aimee Sandy is the new controller for ProAct, filling a post that was held by Pat McGuire for 27 years. He retired in April. She was attracted to ProAct by ...

Cleaning up the floral prep aftermath, ProAct Adult Day Services participant Craig Blake, left, lightens the load for Design n Bloom owner Gayle Kenow.

Working again, for small biz

Craig Blake used to manage a Jiffy Lube service center until a major health event took a toll on his cognitive abilities. He came to ProAct’s Adult Day Services program, ...

Zumbrota High School students community service project at ProAct.

Youth influx brings spring cleaning to Zumbrota site

It started as a kind gesture to honor a ProAct participant in Zumbrota who passed away, Kathleen Rick. Area high school students came to clean and pull weeds for a ...


Eagan retail job match brings happiness all around

In the realm of retail, being cordial, outgoing and on top of your tasks is a fine recipe for success. Mary Klein has these attributes in spades. When an Old ...


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Exercise benefits with reach in Red Wing

Fitness instruction and equipment have long been a strong point at ProAct in Red Wing. Sometimes, the simplest of games can prompt greater participation. A balloon toss game promotes movement, ...