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Highway 61 (Main Street) Project - Construction Start Up

Thursday, April 16 2015 12:38 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) want to inform that the proposed reconstruction of US Highway 61 (Main Street) Phase 1 portion between Old West Main Street and Broad Street is anticipated to begin construction the week of April 20th, 2015.  Initial operations will include lane closures on TH 61 from Fulton Street to Bush Street for installation of temporary traffic signals and utility work at West Avenue. Access closures from side streets are expected and will change as construction progresses along the roadway. Detours will be signed.• Construction will b…

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Burning Ban and Restrictions Lifted

Thursday, April 16 2015 7:52 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
April 16, 2015 Effective immediately, the burning ban and restrictions issued for Goodhue County have been lifted. 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 andy.speltz@ci.red-wing.mn.us

Burning Ban Imposed for the City of Red Wing

Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:56 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release                                                           Date:  April 15, 2015                                     &n…

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Red Wing Earth Week 2015

Wednesday, April 15 2015 1:06 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Red Wing Sustainability Commission and the City of Red Wing, along with several sponsors has planned a week filled with events to celebrating Earth Week, Eat Health / Eat Local. Click the link here for more information on Red Wing Earth Week Events. Join us for any or all of these events:

Red Wing City Council Meeting Start Time Tonight is 7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 13 2015 1:17 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Due to an inadvertent error in the posting for the April 13, 2015 Red Wing City Council meeting, the meeting will start at the regularly scheduled time of 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing, MN.

Electronics Recycling Event - April 18, 2015

Monday, April 13 2015 8:30 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing, Solid Waste Campus is co-hosting an Electronics Recycling Event with TechDump & Red Wing Computer & IT Service.  Many items will be accepted free of charge.  CRT TV's, CRT Monitors, & Freon Appliances will have special charges. Electronics Recycling PDF The event will be held on April 18th, 2015 from 8 am to 2 pm at the Solid Waste Campus, 1873 Bench Street.  Select the hyperlink above for more information on the event.  TechDump also has a specific website for this event.  If there are any questions please refer to their website.

2015 Spring Yard Waste Clean-up Dates Announced

Friday, April 10 2015 2:25 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
2015 Spring Yard Waste Clean-up Dates Announced Saturday, April 25th, through June 6th, 2015, City of Red Wing residents may dispose of brush at no charge during regular business hours.  The disposal site is located at the Solid Waste Campus, 1873 Bench Street.  All yard waste must be emptied from the containers and plastic bags in which they are brought, unless the container is certified as compostable.  After June 6, 2015, regular rates for disposal of brush will apply. The hours for the Bench Street compost and yard waste site are: Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m…

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Burning Ban and Restrictions Lifted

Saturday, April 4 2015 12:02 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
April 4, 2015 Effective immediately, the burning ban and restrictions issued for Goodhue County have been lifted. 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 SpeltzFire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department651-385-3694andy.speltz@ci.red-wing.mn.us  

Burning Ban Status Update

Thursday, April 2 2015 12:04 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
April 2, 2015 Today’s forecast is similar to yesterday with wind gusts over 30mph and low relative humidity (below 20).  Despite the rain received, restrictions will remain in place yet today as it won’t take long for our grasses in particular to dry out today. Tomorrow and the rest of the weekend will be much calmer.  Unless something changes significantly, the DNR plans to remove restrictions for tomorrow, 04/03/2015. For additional questions or concerns contact: Andy Speltz Fire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department 651-385-3694

Severe Weather Awareness Week

Wednesday, April 1 2015 8:10 PM  •   Categorized In Emergency Management
Severe Weather Awareness Week Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17 and we encourage you to read this flyer regarding Severe Weather Awareness events. Click here to view the flyer. Tornado Drills Statewide tornado drills are scheduled Thursday, April 16 at 1:45 PM and 6:55 PM Be aware! Sirens and NOAA weather radios are expected to sound for the two tornado drills across the state, so use this excellent opportunity to conduct community outreach and safety.
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