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HRA assists to bring a new business to Red Wing

Friday, July 27 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Red Wing Brewing Company Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority  The Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is proud to have assisted in bringing a brew-pub to the City of Red Wing.  The HRA made a Small Cities Program Income loan to the owners to assist in the electrical and plumbing upgrades in their building on Old West Main. It has been decades since Red Wing had a brewery.  The last Red Wing brewery closed in the 1950’s.  But two enterprising men have taken up the charge and are bringing beer brewing back to the City.  They are using old recipes and l…

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LED Rapid Flash Beacon Installed on Fourth Street

Friday, July 27 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing has installed an LED Rapid Flash Beacon system on the mid-street crossing on Fourth Street between Jordan Tower I and the Downtown Plaza. The Jordan Towers Resident Council raised funds to purchase all the materials beginning in December of 2011.  The support from the community was overwhelmingly positive and the fundraiser met its goal three months ahead of schedule. LED Rapid Flash Beacon systems are activated by the pedestrian and flash only as the pedestrian is crossing the street. Studies of LED Rapid Flash Beacon systems have shown that vehicle-pedestrian incidences in crossw…

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Ikata Student Exchange Visit - August 2012

Tuesday, July 24 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Sister Cities Commission and Friends of Sister Cities will be hosting the 2012 Ikata Student Exchange Delegation from August 3-12. Students and chaperones will be staying with host families and engaging in activities to learn more about Red Wing and our local region. Events include the following:  Student participation in the River City Days Parade Tree planting ceremony and dinner of welcome at the Colvill Park Courtyard Visits to the Science Museum of Minnesota and Hobgoblin Music Farewell dinner at the Featherstone Farm Special thanks to our host families and our partners in Ikata, Japan …

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2012 Burnside Street Improvement Project - Phase III

Monday, July 23 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
R.A.W. Construction of Faribault, Minnesota will begin the third phase of the Burnside area street improvements on Cannon Bottom Road (from TH 61 to 235 feet northerly of Bridge No. 25549), Moundview Drive (Fronting BIC/Norwood Promotional Products), and South Service Drive (from Tyler Road South to 500 feet westerly) beginning July 30th. Construction crews will begin work on the Cannon Bottom Road portion of the project. Lane closures will be necessary during the Cannon Bottom Road construction. The entire reconstruction project is expected to be completed by August 17th.Street closures for through t…

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Spring Creek Avenue North Lots Sold on Auction

Wednesday, July 18 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be selling three residential lots on Spring Creek Avenue North August 9, 2012 at 6:00 pm by an auction hosted through Houghton's Auction Service. Click here to view the advertisement on Houghton's web site and contact information.The three residential lots for sale are Lots 2, 3, and 5 of Block 1 in Spring Creek 2nd Addition. Click here to view the Plat of Spring Creek 2nd Addition. This Plat is situated adjacent to the Cannon Valley Trail. All of the lots are along a new segment of Spring Creek Avenue North constructed in 2011 with city sewer & water services, curb & gutter,…

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2012 Burnside Street Improvement Project - Phase II

Tuesday, July 10 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
R.A.W. Construction of Faribault, Minnesota will begin the second phase of the Burnside area street improvements on Cannon Bottom Road (from TH 61 to 235 feet northerly of Bridge No. 25549), Moundview Drive (Fronting BIC/Norwood Promotional Products), and South Service Drive (from Tyler Road South to 500 feet westerly) beginning July 16th. Construction crews will begin work on the Moundview Drive portion of the project.   Lane closures will be necessary during the Moundview Drive construction. The entire reconstruction project is expected to be completed by August 17th.Street closures for through …

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2012 Burnside Street Improvement Project - Phase I

Tuesday, July 3 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
R.A.W. Construction of Faribault, Minnesota will begin the first phase of the Burnside area street improvements on Cannon Bottom Road (from TH 61 to 235 feet northerly of Bridge No. 25549), Moundview Drive (Fronting BIC/Norwood Promotional Products), and South Service Drive (from Tyler Road South to 500 feet westerly) beginning July 9th. Construction crews will begin work on the South Service Drive portion of the project. The segment of South Service Drive between Tyler Road South and Charles Avenue is expected to be closed to all traffic for up to three weeks. The street surface will be removed to begin re…

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