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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond To A Motor Vehicle Crash

Friday, July 9 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release:                                                         Contact: Pete Willi07/08/2010                                       …

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HBC to extend fiber optic network to Red Wing

Wednesday, July 7 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) announced at a press conference this morning that they will be extending its fiber-optic network from Wabasha to Red Wing.  The City of Red Wing and the Red Wing Port Authority have been in discussions for many years with the Winona based company and are excited for what the future holds for the Red Wing community.  "This is a vitally important tool for the business community." said Myron White, Executive Director of the Red Wing Port Authority.  The Red Wing City Council has consistently supported a partnership with Hiawatha Broadband Communica…

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Chief Sletten provides update on Canine distemper virus

Tuesday, July 6 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
  We have had a rash of reported sick acting raccoons and fox and the police department has had to dispatch many of them.  As of July 1, 2010 we have had to dispose of raccoons.  I spoke with a vet and they are almost positive that it is the canine distemper virus causing the sickness.  Infected animals appear disorientated, walk in circles and in general appear to no longer be afraid of humans. The primary carriers of this virus in our area of the country is raccoons and fox.  The vet also mentioned that this virus peaks every 7-8 years so outbreaks are not totally unc…

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Press Conference regarding voice, video and data technologies in Red Wing

Tuesday, July 6 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing, the Red Wing Port Authority and Hiawatha Broadband Communications will hold a press conference to update citizens and businesses on their ongoing efforts to bring the latest voice, video and data technologies to the community.   1)    Welcome and Introductions by City of Red Wing and Red Wing Port Authority 2)    Presentation by Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC)3)  Questions and answers  11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 7, 2010 City Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street
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