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Portion of East Avenue Closed beginning 9/27/16

Monday, September 26 2016 9:44 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of East Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets beginning September 27, 2016 for blacktop repair.  Traffic will be detoured around the site. This closure is expected to last approximately three days, reopening as soon as the work has been completed.  Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive carefully through all work zones and use alternate ro…

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Portion of West 6th Street Closed beginning 9/28/16

Monday, September 26 2016 9:41 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of West Sixth Street between North Park Street and East Avenue beginning September 28, 2016 for the replacement of a leaking water valve.  The area from 6th to 7th Street on East Avenue will be reduced to a single lane. This closure is expected to last approximately three days, reopening as soon as the work has been completed.  Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encour…

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City of Red Wing's Annual Electronics Recycling Event October 15 at the Red Wing Waste Campus

Friday, September 23 2016 9:36 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Providing valuable community service, City of Red Wing partners with ProAct eRecycling Services to collect computers, televisions and screens, cell phones, printers and more, many items for a reduced fee or free The City of Red Wing and ProAct eRecycling Services are partnering together to hold an Electronics Recycling Collection event for all residents and businesses in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin during the City of Red Wing’s Annual Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red Wing Waste Campus located at 1873 Bench Street in Red Wing. “…

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Red Wing’s New Yuletide Villagefest Event Extends Holiday Cheer Through Entire Thanksgiving Weekend

Thursday, September 22 2016 4:37 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 Red Wing is building on the excitement of their legendary winter event, the Holiday Stroll, with their new Yuletide Villagefest. The new weekend festival will start the same day as the Holiday Stroll, November 25th, 2016 (the day after Thanksgiving), and will continue the entire weekend.Yuletide Villagefest is a celebration during Thanksgiving weekend, featuring a village market in Central Park and seasonal events throughout Red Wing’s historic downtown. Yuletide Villagefest is reminiscent of traditional European holiday villages and markets filled with traditional foods, spirits, music, gifts and…

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City of Red Wing Human Rights Commission Hosting: "Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict"

Monday, September 19 2016 8:59 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The City of Red Wing Human Rights Commission is hosting the Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit. This traveling display contains canvas tents that depict the story of a different group that has been persecuted because of its identity: race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin. These tents depict the catastrophes in Cambodia, Darfur, the Holocaust, and against the Native Americans. The exhibit will be shown at the Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN, from Thursday, October 27 until Saturday, October 29. The tents will be available Thursday and Friday from 2:00-6:00 pm and Sa…

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Levee Road Bike Trail Closed Beginning Thursday, 9/15/16

Thursday, September 15 2016 11:11 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
A portion of the newly constructed trail the runs along Levee Road and the Mississippi river will be closed until Thursday September 22nd. Red Wing Grain staff will be doing work on their conveyor that runs over the trail.  The portion of trail that runs behind their property will be the only part closed. Gates will be closed at both ends of Red Wing Grain property. Staff will open the gates as soon as work is completed. Red Wing Grain Staff appreciate the cooperation and patience of bikers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience.   Contact:  Lynn Nardinger, Deputy Director of Pub…

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Intersection of 4th Street & Plum Street Closed beginning 9/19/16

Wednesday, September 14 2016 10:59 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing working in conjunction with Xcel Energy will be closing a portion of West 4th Street at the intersection of Plum Street (highway 58) beginning Monday September 19, 2016 for the replacement of a water valve and the installation of Xcel Energy electric line. This closure is expected to last approximately one week, depending on weather, and reopening as soon as the work has been completed. Traffic control and a detour route will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time o…

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Portion of West 6th Street Closed beginning 9/14/16

Tuesday, September 13 2016 11:18 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of West Sixth Street at the intersection of North Park Street beginning September 14, 2016 for the replacement of a leaking water valve. This closure is expected to last approximately three days, reopening as soon as the work has been completed.  Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged toavoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience.  Motorists are encouraged to stay alertand drive carefully through all work zones and use alternate rout…

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2016 Candidate Forums

Tuesday, September 6 2016 10:14 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration

Bluff Street / 4th Street Intersection Closure – September 6-9, 2016

Friday, September 2 2016 3:08 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Due to continuing work on the Xcel Energy 69kV Transmission Line Replacement project, the intersection of Bluff Street and 4th Street will be closed beginning at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 until approximately 9:00 PM on Friday, September 9th, 2016, weather permitting.  Crews will be excavating in the intersection to replace the underground transmission line and will be occupying the entire intersection with the excavation operations. A detour will not be posted for traffic, but traffic is encouraged to use Sanderson Street, 5th Street, and Plum Street to avoid the closure area. Work crews …

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