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Red Wing Port Authority announces Norwood expansion

Wednesday, February 24 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
 The Red Wing Port Authority has been working with Norwood Promotional Products for the last several months to help keep confidential, what will eventually be a huge gain for the their Red Wing facility. The Red Wing Port Authority has been proud to have been working and assisting Norwood Promotional Products with their expansions over the years, since 1992. Please open the link below for more information regarding their expansion in 2010!  http://www.ppbmag.com/Article.aspx?id=5202 

West 6th Street Closed Friday February 19th from 8:00 am until Noon.

Thursday, February 18 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 For Immediate Release (Thursday, February 18, 2010)West 6th Street Closed Friday February 19th from 8:00 am until Noon(February 19, 2010, Red Wing, Minn.) - Red Wing Tree Service will be removing dead trees from the hillside off of West 6th Street for Fairview Red Wing Health Services.  The area being blocked off will be on the S curve on West 6th Street at Washington Street from the west side and near the Red Wing Country Club on the east side.  Crews expect the street to reopen by noon.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area.  Crews appreciate the cooperatio…

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CNN visits City Hall

Wednesday, February 17 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
 CNN visited on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 to examine the region’s efforts to implement an advanced telecommunications connectivity through a fiber to the home network.  CNN also wanted to take a closer look at Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc., and its failed application for first-round funding from the broadband component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and examine opportunities lost.  While HBC was recently informed that its request for funds was denied by both the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department…

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CANCELLED: Mega-Trends in City Building

Wednesday, February 17 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
    Brian C. Peterson AICP, Planning Director  Mega-Trends in City Building: What Red Wing Needs to know to build a resilient community  Meeting cancelled: The Bruce Chamberlain presentation and discussion about the Mega-Trends in City Building; What Red Wing Needs that was scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Red Wing City Hall has been cancelled.  The Red Wing City Council has invited Bruce Chamberlain, ASLA to present and discuss information about the Mega-Trends that are impacting the future of Red Wing …

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CNN To Visit Southeastern Minnesota

Tuesday, February 16 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release (Sunday, February 14, 2010) CNN will visit Southeastern Minnesota this week to examine the region’s need for advanced telecommunications connectivity and to look closely at Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc., and its failed application for first-round funding from the broadband component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  HBC recently was informed that its request for funds was denied by both the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) of the U.S. Departmen…

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Lunch with the Librarians

Friday, February 12 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
 James Lund, Library Director Do you find yourself tired of reading the same old authors?  Would you like to broaden your literary horizons but don’t know where to start?  If so, then join the librarians at the Red Wing Public Library on March 1st anytime between 12pm and 1pm for our inaugural Readalikes Book Club.  Bring your lunch and we’ll talk about our favorite authors and try to find new ones! Minnesota mystery author William Kent Krueger is the subject of our first meeting. Read any of his books, or any of the books on our "If you like William Kent Krueger"…

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Could Your Home Be At Risk?

Friday, February 12 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
Thomas Schneider, Fire Chief On January 20, 2010 the Red Wing Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 3512 Kosec Drive. The cause of the fire was related to an improperly installed wood burning fireplace.Video on Fox 9 Concerned that numerous homes may share the same installation hazard, the Red Wing Fire Department, Building Department and home owners, Shelly and Denise Simanski, are encouraging residents to have their wood burning fireplaces inspected. According to Fire Chief, Tom Schneider, “The installation defect discovered created a fire hazard the day the fireplace was built.&…

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