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Portion of Spruce Drive Closed July 5-15, 2011

Thursday, June 30 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate ReleaseJune 29, 2011Portion of Spruce Drive Closed July 5-15, 2011 The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing a portion of Spruce Drive at the intersection of Southwood Avenue for blacktop repair beginning Tuesday July 5th. This portion will remain closed until the work is completed which is anticipated to be Friday, July 15th. Traffic detours will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area.Crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive caref…

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Citizens recognized for saving a life

Wednesday, June 29 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
On Monday night, June 27th, at the City of Red Wing Council Meeting, three civilians and public safety officials were formally recognized for efforts that were made to save the life a 56-year old man who had gone into the Mississippi River on May 29th.  Two civilians were not able to come to the meeting and they were Steve and Tomi Wilson. From left:  Anthony Johnson, Elizabeth Wondrow and Geno Morelli Front row from left: Anthony Johnson, Elizabeth Wondrow and Geno Morelli.  Back row from left:  Investigator Tony Grosso, Officer Jeff Burbank, Officer Keegan Quinn, Fire Captain Scot…

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Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP)

Tuesday, June 28 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
 The Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP) was created to provide emergency mortgage assistance to homeowners who are temporarily and involuntarily unemployed orunderemployed due to the economy or a medical condition and are at risk of foreclosure. TheDodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act provided $1 billion to the U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop EHLP. Participating EHLP counseling agencies can be found at http://www.findehlp.org/ or call tollfree 855-346-3345 for information about participating agencies in your area. The first step is to…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics respond to a search and rescue call

Monday, June 27 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
  For Immediate Release                                                 Scott Myers     6-24-2011                                           &…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to Structure Fire

Monday, June 27 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
  For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Dan Simonson06/24/2011                                    &nb…

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Predatory Offender Moving to Red Wing

Wednesday, June 22 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On June 21st, a Community Notification Meeting was held at the Red Wing Public Library, regarding a Level 3 Predatory Offender moving into Red Wing on June 29th.  The meeting was held by the Red Wing Police Department along with the Minnesota Department of Corrections to inform citizens about the offender and to provide safety information regarding offenders/offending behavior in general.  To learn more facts regarding the offender, please click here.

Amos Owen Award Nominations

Monday, June 20 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Since 2001, the annual Amos Owen Award has recognized an individual in the Red Wing community for his/her work in promoting and ensuring others' human rights. The award's namesake was a Prairie Island Mdewakanton elder and spiritual leader who worked tirelessly to preserve Dakota language and culture. Past recipients are: Dean Preheim Bartell, Dan Guida, Paul Dressen, David Harris, Noah White, Jr., Denise Drews Fosado, Regina Nicolosi, Winfred Red Cloud, John Nordgaard, Donna Dummer, Heather Marx and Audra Quandt.Nominations for this year's Amos Owen Award should reach the Red Wing Human Rights Commission by …

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Portion of Twin Bluff Road Closed June 13-17, 2011

Monday, June 13 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release June 8, 2011 Portion of Twin Bluff Road Closed June 13-17, 2011 (June 8, 2011, Red Wing, Minn.) - The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing a portion of Twin Bluff Road for blacktop repair beginning Monday June 13th. The area to be closed will be from Hallstrom Drive to Burton Street.  This portion will remain closed until the work is completed which is anticipated to be Friday, June 17th.  Traffic detours will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area.Crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond To Motor Vehicle Accident

Monday, June 13 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 For Immediate Release                                                          Dan Simonson06/12/2011                                      &…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to Structure Fire

Monday, June 13 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
  For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Dan Simonson06/12/2011                                    &nb…

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