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City of Red Wing Reaches Energy Reduction Milestone

Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:26 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing has reached a very significate milestone in Energy Reduction. The City of Red Wing has been monitoring our twelve (12) major buildings (over 5,000 sq.ft) since 2006. Records indicate that our highest level of energy consumption occurred during 2011. Since that time, the City has made significant changes to maintenance and infrastructure in an effort to reduce our energy consumption. Changes include: Installed new HVAC equipment; hired a new HVAC Technician to maintain all of our systems; installed six new solar electric systems; and discontinued burning refuse derived fuel at the City&r…

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Homestream announces new company name

Monday, August 18 2014 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
BeBloominTM announces unprecedented connectivity and support for seniors, baby boomers, and family caregivers August 16, 2014 Minneapolis, MN River Systems LLC (dba “BeBloomin”) announces the Beta release of an unprecedented Web-based platform, with interactive screens and face-to-face video assistance, designed to support seniors, people with physical limitations, baby boomers, and family caregivers. With BeBloomin, connecting with one’s loved ones as well as the world one loves is easy and, for a limited time, FREE to charter members. - Flora just turned 101 and although she can’…

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Colvill Park Closed Wednesday Night, 8/13/14

Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:19 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Nymphara Lane as crews set new beams for the north bridge.  Colvill Park will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night August 13th, and will be re-opening at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, August 14th.  This is the second of 4 closures for this project to allow safe completion of the work. The works is being done by Lunda Construction Co. and the purpose of the project is to remove and replace the bridge to upgrade the structure and improve safety on Highway 61.  Traffic control will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to av…

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Red Wing Police Department Officer Adam Crain Named to Statewide DWI Enforcer All-Star Team

Friday, July 25 2014 2:25 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Officer Adam Crain of the Red Wing Police Department was named to the 2013 Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS/OTS) DWI Enforcer All-Star team for his efforts to prevent alcohol-related crashes and resulting tragedies. Officer Crain arrested 34 drunk drivers in 2013. Officer Crain, a five year veteran of the agency, was among 37 law enforcement representatives and prosecutors on the DWI Enforcer All-Star team from the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota. This is the firsttime Officer Crain has been named an All-Star.  (A complete roster of DWI Enforcer All-Star honorees is…

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Blog posting from Council Administrator Kay Kuhlmann - Insight into the election process

Thursday, July 17 2014 7:06 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Insight into the election process  

Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project Open House Reminder - July 16th

Monday, July 14 2014 4:01 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The  City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportion (MnDOT) invite you to attend a Highway 61/Main Street Project open house on: Wednesday, July 16 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. St. James Hotel 406 Main Street, Red Wing   Display items will include:  Final Roadway Layout Proposed Streetscape Plan Construction Staging Utility Plan Proposed Project Assessment Information City Seeks Public and Business Input Project staff will be available to discuss the project and hear your input at the open house.  Comment forms will be available to record your input.  The City…

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Old West Main St. and Pottery District Draft Master Plan

Monday, July 14 2014 11:49 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
An open house is scheduled for July 23rd from 5:00 to 7:00 for the public to learn about the Old West Main St. and Pottery District plan.  Click here for more information. Click here to view a draft of the master plan for Old West Main St. and the Pottery District  

Memorial Park Engraved Limestone Project

Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:43 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Area Fund is currently taking orders from citizens that would like to participate in the Memorial Park Engraved Limestone Project. Citizens may have a limestone block engraved with an individual or family name on limestone curbs that will be installed as part of the Lower Quarry Accessible Trail Project. Attached is a flyer with more information and the order form.  

Prairie Island Dakota Days

Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:40 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration

Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project Open House, July 16th

Monday, July 7 2014 10:01 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing invites anyone with an interest in the Highway 61/Main Street Project to attend a public open house, scheduled for Wednesday, July 16th from 4 PM – 7 PM at the St. James Hotel, 406 Main St, Red Wing.  The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will reconstruct US Highway 61 (Main Street) between Old West Main Street and Potter Street beginning in 2015.  The project will address aging infrastructure and utilities, traffic safety and operations, multimodal facilities and corridor aesthetics.  This Open House will be the last public inpu…

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