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President’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, February 17 2017 11:29 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the President’s Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, February 20th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, February 20th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, February 21st – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, February 22nd – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, February 23rd – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, February 24th – Thursday’s Route picked up

City of Red Wing Engineering Department Earns Honor Award

Thursday, February 16 2017 3:31 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Everyone can agree that the Highway 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project was a major undertaking. It was a complex reconstruction with many factors, including replacing antiquated underground infrastructures, improving multimodal travel and streetscaping, all while maintaining Red Wing’s quintessential historic charm.  The project was successfully completed in the summer of 2016.  Business owners and residents alike breathed a collective sigh of relief when the traffic patterns of their daily lives went back to normal.  The project was completed so successfully, however, that it has now …

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Captain Tony Grosso earns his HSEM Emergency Managers Certificate

Wednesday, February 15 2017 11:47 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Captain Tony Grosso of the Red Wing Police Department is no stranger to emergencies.  Not only is it in the very nature of his job, but he also just earned an Emergency Management Certificate through the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  This achievement represents several hundred hours of work and study, not to mention the successful completion of 30 online and classroom courses.  The knowledge Captain Grosso gained from this highly specialized training will provide an important link in the RWPD’s emergency response chain.  As Police Chief Roger Po…

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Exchange Teacher from China arriving today

Friday, February 10 2017 3:05 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
This is an exciting time for the Sister Cities Commission. Months of planning have come to fruition with the arrival of Mr. Weigui Yu, an English teacher from Quzhou, China.  Mr. Yu, who goes by Victor for our convenience, will arrive in Red Wing this evening and will stay through the beginning of May.  While he is here, Victor will spend time in both our public and vocational schools and will present to numerous civic organizations.  Since the inception of Red Wing’s Sister Cities Commission in 1993, numerous teachers have taken part in the exchange program. Victor represents just one t…

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Vote for Red Wing to Win Season 2 of the Small Business Revolution!

Friday, February 10 2017 1:27 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Hopefully by now you’ve heard the good news that Red Wing has been chosen as a finalist for the Small Business Revolution. If we win, season 2 of the television show will be filmed right here in Red Wing and our community would receive $500,000 for revitalization for our downtown businesses.  Out of 14,000 towns across America only five have made it this far.  How do we win it?  We vote, and we get everyone we know to vote, too.  The Deluxe Corporation, who sponsors this series, is a Minnesota company and we are the only Minnesota finalist.  We are hoping communities around our…

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Heritage Preservation Commission Seeks Nominees For 2017 Preservation Awards of Merit

Wednesday, February 1 2017 1:30 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission is seeking nominees from the community for their annual Preservation Awards of Merit.  Each year the Heritage Preservation Commission presents the Awards of Merit to individuals, institutions, and businesses who have been involved in exceptional local historic preservation projects.  The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission will present this year’s Awards of Merit during National Preservation Month in May.  Residential, civic, institutional, and commercial nominations are welcome.  The Heritage Preservation Commission uses the follo…

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Heritage Preservation Commission Meeting Cancelled

Monday, January 30 2017 3:29 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission has cancelled their Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 meeting at City Hall. The meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum

Red Wing Police Respond to Shooting Complaint

Thursday, January 26 2017 10:04 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On January 25, 2017, at approximately 10:54 PM, Red Wing Police Department Officers responded to 155 Burnside Avenue North for a report of shots being fired at that residence. Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle drive past the residence at 155 Burnside Avenue, with rounds being fired at the home. No one was injured and the investigation continues. The Red Wing Police Department was assisted by the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. No further information is available as the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Red Wing Police Department at 651-385-3155.

Local High School Students Win Honors in Sister Cities’ Art Contest

Monday, January 23 2017 2:19 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Here’s your mission: Create an original art piece that captures the essence of Sister Cities International, which is to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation –one individual, one community at a time. Students from around the globe accepted that mission and created excellent artworks for submission to the Young Artists and Authors Showcase (YAAS), an annual contest sponsored by Sister Cities International. This year’s theme, “We’re Going Places,” highlights the importance of travel and exchange in achieving peace. The contest was held concurre…

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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.