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Notice of Filing for Special Election for Mayor

Friday, March 29 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 for the purpose of electing a candidate for the office listed below.  The filing period for this office begins on Tuesday, April 2 and ends on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.  Mayor -  For the balance of the term expiring January 2017 Candidates for the above office may file at the City Clerk's Office, Second Floor, City Hall, 315 West Fourth Street, Red Wing, Minnesota.  Filing fee is $5.00.

City Comments to NRC Regarding PINGP's ISFSI Relicensing and Waste Confidence Rule EIS

Wednesday, March 20 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City is host to the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant (“PINGP”), which is a dual nuclear reactor facility. As a result of the Federal Government’s lack of progress on a permanent repository for spent nuclear fuel (“SNF”) it is stored on site at the PINGP in an independent spent fuel storage installation (“ISFSI”). The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (“NRC”) is currently working on several issues of importance including (1) the relicensing of the ISFSI at the PINGP and (2) a scoping decision regarding an environmental impact statement (“EIS&r…

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Minnesota Business magazine mentions Red Wing and our ultra-fast broadband

Friday, March 15 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
In the March 2013 issue of the Minnesota Business magazine (March 2013|Volume 23|Issue 03) an article appears in the Technology section.  The headline is "Why the city of Red Wing will soon get broadband speeds even South Koreans would envy.  Hiawatha Broadband Communications is still in the process of building a full fiber-to-the-home network in Red Wing and many local businesses and residents are enjoying ultra-fast broadband.   Following is the paragraph mentioned by Tom Johnson in the Minnesota Business magazine.  

Red Wing 2020 Community Forum To Discuss Mississippi National Golf Course

Tuesday, March 12 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
A community forum has been organized by Red Wing 2020 to discuss the Mississippi National Golf Course. The forum will be held on Tuesday, March 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the Sheldon Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. The forum will feature City Council President Lisa Bayley who will provide an overview of the issues and an update on pending litigation. City Planning Director Brian Peterson and Jeff Schoenbauer of Schoenbauer Consulting will present the public process that will ultimately provide the Red Wing City Council with a recommendation on the future use of the Mississippi National Golf …

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Mayor Dennis Egan Resigns

Thursday, March 7 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
On March 7, 2013 City staff received Mayor Dennis Egan's letter of resignation from office, effective April 1, 2013.  City Council will adopt a resolution accepting the resignation at the March 11 City Council meeting.  Click here to view the resignation.

Power of the Purse: Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser

Thursday, March 7 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Please join Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build at their community kick-off event, “Power of the Purse”, on Sunday, March 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Southeast Technical College in Red Wing.  The event will feature a live auction with purses and bags created by local women artists and students plus a silent auction with a wonderful selection of creative items, services and entertainment.  More than a dozen women owned businesses will offer a truly unique shopping experience.  The Goodhue County Historical Society is creating a display of purses and handbags from past decades…

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Snow Emergency Expired

Wednesday, March 6 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Effective at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, the Snow Emergency which began at 12:01 am on 3/5/13 has expired. Once the Snow Emergency has expired, regular parking restrictions apply.

Power of the Purse: Habitat for Humanity Fundraising Event

Monday, March 4 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Please join Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build at their community kick-off event, “Power of the Purse”, on Sunday, March 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Southeast Technical College in Red Wing.  The event will feature a live auction with purses and bags created by local women artists and students plus a silent auction with a wonderful selection of creative items, services and entertainment.   More than a dozen women owned businesses will offer a truly unique shopping experience.  The Goodhue County Historical Society is creating a display of purses and handbags from past d…

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SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED

Monday, March 4 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Snow Emergency Declared   (March 4, 2013, Red Wing, Minn.) – In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency.   This snow emergency will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on TUESDAY, MARCH 5.  According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on TUESDAY, MARCH 5. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be…

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Submit an issue to the City via your smart phone!

Friday, March 1 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing has implemented a new app that allows citizens to report issues right from their cell phone.  It's as simple as downloading the YourGov app on to your phone.  YourGOV currently supports the Apple iPhone and Android.   The YourGov app is free and available in the App Store on in Google Market.   When you open the YourGOV app it will find your location and connect to the City of Red Wing.  You can take a picture and describe the issue.  Your issue will be logged and the appropriate department will be notified.   Below is an example of the types of i…

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