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Officers Respond to Assault on Deputy

Wednesday, January 18 2017 1:17 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On January 18, 2017, at approximately 9:29 a.m., Officers of the Red Wing Police Department responded to a report of an assault at 903 West 4th Street.  Upon arrival, officers arrested Salvatore Stella. Initial investigation revealed that a Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputy was serving civil papers to Mr. Stella when Stella attacked the Deputy.  Red Wing Fire Department Ambulance staff assisted at the scene and transported the Deputy to Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Red Wing.  The incident remains under investigation by the Red Wing Police Department.

Riverfront Trail Closure

Wednesday, January 18 2017 9:33 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Riverfront Trail Closure at Red Wing Grain Elevators January 17, 2017 The City of Red Wing would like to inform you that the Riverfront Trail will be closed between the gates at the Red Wing Grain elevators beginning on Monday, January 23rd and re-opening approximately 3-4 weeks later (around February 27th). The closure is occurring due to construction work on the Red Wing Grain elevators requiring cranes to be in operation between the grain elevators and the river. The trail closure is needed to keep the public safe during these construction operations. Pedestrians and bicyclists are encouraged to use alt…

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Martin Luther King Holiday Schedule Announced

Thursday, January 12 2017 10:49 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Martin Luther King Holiday Week. City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, January 16th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, January 16th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, January 17th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, January 18th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, January 19th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, January 20th – Thursday’s Route picked up

Foursome Street Closure to Repair Water Main

Friday, January 6 2017 6:02 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Foursome St. will be closed between Spruce Drive and Southwood Ave. on Saturday, January 7th, for repairs to a broken water main.  Repairs to the water main are expected to be completed on Saturday, but a portion of the street will remain closed until Monday when repairs to the street can be completed.  Safety barricades will be in place and motorists are encouraged to avoid the area.  


Wednesday, January 4 2017 1:38 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
2017 PIONEER ROAD AND TWIN BLUFF ROAD INTERSECTION RECONSTRUCTION The City of Red Wing will be reconstructing the intersection of Pioneer Road and Twin Bluff Road in 2017 to improve the pedestrian facilities, relieve traffic congestion, and allow for higher traffic volumes to travel this intersection safely into the future. On January 10th, 2017, a public open house was held from 5-7 PM at Twin Bluff Middle School to inform the public about the history of the project, share the project schedule, and discuss how the new layout will best-serve our community in the future. A PowerPoint presentation was given …

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Holiday Greens Disposal Options

Wednesday, December 28 2016 11:02 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Red Wing’s Waste Campus is offering free disposal of holiday trees and greens from December 27, 2016 through January 14th, 2017. The drop off site is located at 1873 Bench Street and will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All wire and metal must be removed from these items or they will not be accepted free of charge. Following January 14th, standard disposal charges will apply. The City of Red Wing does not provide curbside removal of Christmas trees. As a service to the Red Wing Community, the Red Wing Lions Club will again be pro…

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Local Children Helped to Grow the Grinch's Heart

Wednesday, December 28 2016 9:47 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
We all know the story of the Grinch, that terrible humbug whose heart was three sizes too small. It took the generosity of a child and a whole community to make it grow in Dr. Seuss’ beloved Christmas story.  The Red Wing Police Department had its own Grinch story this holiday season and it’s just as heartwarming.  The RWPD had an interactive photo booth at the Yuletide Festival this year where the young and old could get a photo with the Grinch and receive a ‘good deed’ citation from an officer. The cited were ordered to go home and perform a good deed for someone else and …

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Christmas/New Year’s Holiday Schedule Announced

Wednesday, December 28 2016 7:43 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Weeks.   CHRISTMAS WEEK City Hall will be CLOSED on both Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th. The Public Library will be CLOSED on both Friday, December 23rd and Saturday, December 24th. The Public Works Building will CLOSE at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 23rd, and will be CLOSED on Monday, December 26th. The Solid Waste Campus will CLOSE at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23rd and will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 24th and Monday, December 26th. …

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In The Spirit of Giving

Thursday, December 22 2016 9:11 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
It’s a beautiful thing when the gratitude we feel for the blessings in our lives inspires us to do more for others. Such has been the case with the City of Red Wing employees this year.  Working through the Goodhue County Christmas Project, City employees teamed up with others from TNT Gymnastics to adopt six local families for Christmas, gifting them with a range of items from grocery gift cards, to toys and clothing.  Still wanting to do more, the City of Red Wing employees partnered with The Hope coalition to select an additional ten children to buy gifts for from the Kids Count progra…

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Snow Emergency Declared

Friday, December 16 2016 11:27 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases