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Notice of Filing for the 2016 City General Election

Thursday, May 26 2016 10:52 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
NOTICE OF FILING FOR THE 2016 CITY GENERAL ELECTION RED WING, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for these offices begins on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, and ends on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. The last day to withdraw is June 2, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Note: Filing offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day.   One Council Member from Ward 1   4 years, expiring in 2021 …

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TH 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project - Bush & Potter Street Closures at Main Street

Thursday, May 19 2016 2:14 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the reopening of Plum Street (TH 58) at the intersection of Main Street (TH 61) with temporary surfacing is planned to take place on Friday, May 20th.  As part of the reopening, the Bush and Potter Street intersections at Main Street are planned to be closed to allow the concrete work to progress through these intersections.  The focus will be to complete all of the new concrete work on the south side while Plum Street remains open, saving this intersection for last.   It is estimated that …

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Emergency Medical Services Week Proclamation

Tuesday, May 10 2016 2:30 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
City of Red Wing Mayor Dan Bender proclaims the week of May 15-21, 2016, as EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK.  Click here to view the proclamation.

City Awarded Over $3.87 Million in Grant Funding for Multiple Projects

Tuesday, May 10 2016 2:23 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing has received notice of grant funding for five important infrastructure improvement projects totaling over $3.87 million. The city’s latest grant award notice arrived on May 9, 2016.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation District 6 Area Transportation Partnership selected the city’s 2020 Transportation Alternative Program grant application for $857,218 in funding.  The grant, from the Federal Highway Administration’s transportation enhancement’s Transportation Alternatives Program, will be leveraged with other funds to design and build a bike and pe…

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Barn Bluff Master Plan: Public Open House

Tuesday, May 10 2016 1:20 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission is pleased to announce a Public Open House for the Barn Bluff Master Plan to take place on Thursday May 12, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library. The city initiated a process to develop a Master Plan for Barn Bluff earlier last fall and has conducted a series of public meetings and workshops geared at sharing ideas and obtaining citizen feedback. On May 12th a rough draft of the Master Plan will be ready for public consideration. This meeting is organized as a public open house from 6 PM to 8:30 PM with a public presentation …

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Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Tuesday, May 10 2016 8:25 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The week of May 15th - 21st, 2016, is National Police Week. Click here to view the National Police Week Proclamation. In honor of National Police Week, there will be a Peace Officer Memorial Day Service held on May 16th, at 12:00 noon at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Rotunda.  Guest speaker will be Erin Kuester, Assistant Goodhue County Attorney.  After the service, refreshments will be served.  The public is invited to attend the service. 

Burning Ban Lifted for the City of Red Wing

Tuesday, May 10 2016 7:28 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted the burning ban for Goodhue County. Residents that had permits suspended because of the ban can now resume burning until their permit expires. Residents can now also apply for new burning permits. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. For additional questions or concerns contact: Andy Speltz Fire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department 651-385-3694

Burning Ban Imposed for the City of Red Wing

Friday, May 6 2016 6:52 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release Date: May 6, 2016 On May 6, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued a burning ban statewide, including Goodhue County. All burn permits issued within the City of Red Wing and Wacouta Township are suspended effective immediately. No new burn permits will be issued until the burning ban is lifted. At this time recreational fires are still allowed. Updates will be posted on the website and the Fire Department Facebook page. Residents are encouraged to closely monitor their surroundings when cooking outdoors, performing activities involving heat or flame and to proper…

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TH 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project - Plum Street Closure at Main Street

Friday, May 6 2016 12:53 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the closure of Plum Street (TH 58) at the intersection of Main Street (TH 61) is planned to take place starting on Monday, May 9th or on the next day there after weather dependent.  The closure is required for the completion of the new underground utility work and start of the permanent roadway improvements within the south side of the Plum Street intersection.  The estimated intersection closure is planned for up to two (2) weeks depending on weather and actual construction progress, where it w…

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Two of Red Wing’s Projects Included in MN Senate Bonding Proposal

Wednesday, May 4 2016 11:56 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
  ST. PAUL—The Chair of the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee has included $4.48 million in funding for the continuation of the Red Wing River Town Renaissance project and $13.762 million for the rail grade separation overpass bridge project at Sturgeon Lake Road in his version of state’s bonding bill. Read full article