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Rebroadcast of Mayoral Candidate Forum

Friday, May 31 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing League of Women Voters mayoral candidate forum from Thursday, May 30, 2013 will be rebroadcast on Government Access Channel 6 as follows: Friday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 3 at 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00 a.m. Thursday, June 6 at 10:00 p.m. Friday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. To view the forum online click the following link: http://redwing-mn.pegcentral.com/player.php?video=bbc0a314aebcbb118af54884614dd9a5

EMS Week

Friday, May 31 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
With the theme, EMS: One Mission One Team, Acting Mayor Bayley presented members of the Red Wing Fire Department with the 2013 Emergency Medical Services Week proclamation, recognizing local Firefighter/Paramedics for their dedication and contributions to the community.    To view the full proclamation click here. 

Recognition of Senator Matt Schmit and Representative Tim Kelly

Wednesday, May 29 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
At its May 28 City Council meeting, the Red Wing City Council recognized Senator Matt Schmit and Representative Tim Kelly on their outstanding work at the legislature on behalf of the City of Red Wing. Senator Schmit and Representative Kelly, along with Finance Director Marshall Hallock, provided additional information about the legislative session outcomes. Also recognized were Council Members Peggy Rehder and Mike Schultz, YMCA Director Mike Melstad, Red Wing Grain General Manager Jim Larson, Chamber President Pam Gorman, VCB Board Member Scott Gillmer,  Sheldon Director Sean Dowse, and Sheldon …

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City to Conduct Smoke Testing in Sanitary Sewers

Wednesday, May 29 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be conducting smoke testing in the sanitary sewers in the street reconstruction area of 3rd and 4th Street from Cedar to Fulton as well as some streets in the fringes of the project area.  Residents outside this area will not be impacted.  The smoke testing will be done on Tuesday, June 4th depending on weather.  If it rains, the process will be scheduled for the following day.  The purpose for the testing is to identify potential interconnections between the sanitary and storm water sewer systems.  The smoke testing procedure involve…

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Bluff Blast at Memorial Park!

Friday, May 24 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
BLUFF BLAST at Memorial Park! DATE:  Saturday, June 1 TIME:  9:00 a.m. to Noon WHERE:  Memorial Park WHAT: Fun for ALL ages -- free!   A great community event sponsored by: Live Healthy Red Wing  *  Friends of the Bluffs  *  Red Wing Area Fund  *  ELC  *  Red Wing Family YMCA  *  Red Wing Area Mountain Bike Organization  *  Boy Scouts  *  Minnesota Audubon  *  Chuck Klair Masonry  *  Rotary  *  Master Gardeners  * RW Community Recreation  For …

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2013 Heritage Preservation Awards of Merit

Friday, May 24 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Each year the Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission presents its Awards of Merit to individuals, institutions, and businesses who have been involved in exceptional local historic preservation projects. The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission held its annual Heritage Preservation Award of Merit Ceremony on Thursday, May 23, 2013 in the recently renovated historic barn at the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at Tower View.  The Heritage Preservation Commission recognized the following five (5) Award of Merit recipients for their contributions to help preserve Red Wing’s heritag…

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Red Wing League of Women Voters to Host Mayoral Forum

Thursday, May 23 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing League of Women Voters will be hosting a mayoral candidate forum on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing, MN. The forum is free and open to the public, and will be broadcast on Government Access Channel 6.

2013 Heritage Preservation Awards of Merit

Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission will present its annual Historic Preservation Awards of Merit on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the recently restored barn at the Anderson Center, 149 Tower View Drive.  The Heritage Preservation Commission will recognize five historic preservation projects for their contribution to preserving Red Wing’s heritage.   A social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the Awards of Merit ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.    

Red Wing Police Department Investigates Barn Bluff Death

Thursday, May 16 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On 5-15-2013, at approximately 8:50 PM, the Red Wing Police Department and Red Wing Fire Department responded to a medical assist on the north side of Barn Bluff.  Upon officer arrival, witnesses were performing CPR on a male that appeared to have fallen from the top of Barn Bluff.  The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Mayo in Rochester.  Upon further investigation, witnesses stated that the man was seen jogging on the top of Barn Bluff approximately 20 minutes earlier and had asked for directions off the bluff.  Witnesses were leaving the bluff on …

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Bicyclist Injured in Accident

Thursday, May 16 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On 5-15-2013, at approximately 2:36 PM, the Red Wing Police Department responded to a vehicle-bicyclist accident at the intersection of West Avenue and Putnam Avenue.  Investigation revealed that Crystal Guajardo (34) of Red Wing was driving a 2007 Pontiac Vibe, making a right hand turn from West Avenue onto Putnam Avenue, when a 12-year old male juvenile riding a bicycle entered the intersection.  The bicycle struck the vehicle in the left front corner causing the juvenile to be ejected from his bicycle and striking the vehicle's windshield.  The juvenile was treated at the scen…

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