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2016 Night to Unite

Thursday, July 21 2016 9:51 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Join neighbors across Red Wing on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, for the Annual Night to Unite in Minnesota, sponsored by the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association, AAA, and local law enforcement agencies. Night to Unite celebrates and strengthens neighborhood and community partnerships. Night to Unite is designed to: Get to know one another in your neighborhood; Build neighborhood involvement by bringing police and communities together; and Bring awareness to crime prevention and local law enforcement efforts! MCPA President John Eastham said, “I invite neighborhoods in every city and county thro…

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High water levels impacting docking location of the Mississippi Queen

Thursday, July 21 2016 8:12 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Message from Lynn Nardinger, Deputy Director Public ServicesPublic Works Department - The Queen of the Mississippi paddle boat will be docking at the bulkheads by Bay Point Park instead of Levee Park do to the high water levels. Docking is expected to be around noon on Friday and leaving around 5:30pm and returning Saturday at 10:00 pm and leaving Sunday at noon

East Avenue Closure at 13th Street

Thursday, July 14 2016 3:32 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing would like to inform you that East Avenue will be closed at 13th Street beginning on Monday, July 18th for utility work as a part of the 2016 Street Reconstruction project.  Crews will be replacing and upgrading the watermain on 13th Street from the connection in East Avenue northerly into 13th Street. The closure is expected to last 1-2 days depending on weather conditions and any unexpected site conditions the Contractor may encounter.  The intersection will be reopened by 9:00PM each day that the closure is in effect and will be closed down again beginning at 7:00AM on the f…

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Red Wing Fire Department Responds to a Barn Fire

Sunday, July 10 2016 7:13 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
On July 9th at 5:46am the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a barn on fire in the area of 27005 Lehrbach Road. Firefighter/paramedics were on the scene within 9 minutes of receiving the call and utilized an exterior fire attack to combat the fire. The tin shed full of hay along with a tractor and snow blower was totally engulfed in flames at the fire departments arrival. This fire was a mutual aid fire in the Goodhue Fire Department district. Red Wing Fire Department was providing fire and EMS coverage in Goodhue's district due to their attendance at the funeral of their Fire Chief. Lake City…

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He Mni Can - Barn Bluff Master Plan Approved

Thursday, July 7 2016 4:07 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing City Council adopted the He Mni Can – Barn Bluff Master Plan on Monday, June 27, 2016. The plan was the result of an extensive process that involved numerous public engagement opportunities over an eight month period. To view a copy of the final adopted Master Plan, select here.

Red Wing Family YMCA Offers Showers to Those Without Electricity

Thursday, July 7 2016 2:01 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
As a result of the storms that passed through the area on Tuesday, July 5th, some community members remain without power. The Red Wing Family YMCA has invited anyone currently out of electricity to shower at the YMCA.  This is free to anyone who needs it; all the YMCA is requesting is that you bring your own towel. The YMCA is open from 4:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Please contact the membership staff at the YMCA if you have any questions at 651-388-4724.

Disposal & Curbside Removal of Storm Damage Trees.

Wednesday, July 6 2016 10:54 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(July 6, 2016, Red Wing, Minn.) – As a result of the storms that passed through the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, July 5th, the Solid Waste Management Campus located at 1873 Bench Street, will accept storm damaged trees and branches at no charge beginning today through Saturday, July 16th. The hours for this disposal at the Solid Waste Campus are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm running through Saturday July 16th. This includes Saturday and Sunday, July 9th and 10th. City of Red Wing Public Works Crews will be making one pass through the City b…

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Underground Transmission Line Replacement

Friday, July 1 2016 3:53 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Click here for a printable Underground Transmission Line Replacemet document


Wednesday, June 22 2016 8:02 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the traffic switch of TH 61 (Main Street) from the old northbound lanes to the newly constructed southbound lanes is planned to take place Wednesday, June 22nd or the next day there after weather dependent.  The switch is required in order to close the north side of the highway and allow the completion of the proposed construction within the northbound lanes.  As part of the traffic switch the Plum Street intersection is planned to be reopened with the Bush Street intersection on the north side …

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Another successful Father's Day Classic Car Show

Monday, June 20 2016 10:02 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Congratulations to the Phantom Motor/Model Club on an outstanding Father’s Day Classic Car Show this past weekend.  Due to road construction, city staff worked closely with the organizers to coordinate traffic flow and provide excellent public safety to all participants.   This annual event is a success because of the attention to detail by the organizers, who began the application process in March to secure the necessary permission to close streets and the Mural parking lot.  The Father’s Day Classic Car show brings tourism to the community and provides positive exposure for R…

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