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City of Red Wing Christmas/New Years Holiday Schedule Announced

Thursday, December 19 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Christmas and New Years Holiday Weeks.   CHRISTMAS WEEK City Hall, Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will be CLOSED on both Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24th & 25th. The Public Works Building will CLOSE at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 24th, and CLOSED on Wednesday, December 25th. Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule  Monday, December 23rd - Normal CollectionTuesday, December 24th - Normal CollectionWednesday, December 25th - NO REFUSE/RECYCLING COLLECTIONThursd…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to House Fire

Wednesday, December 18 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
On Dec. 17, 2013 at 2:33pm, the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a structure fire at 410 Grace St. Firefighter/paramedics were on scene within three minutes of receiving the call. Fire was found in a second story bedroom.  The fire was extinguished approximately ten minutes after arrival. All occupants were safely out of the house upon the Fire Department’s arrival. No injuries to emergency responders or anyone else resulted.  Fire damage was confined to a small attic space in the bedroom with heavy smoke damage to second story along with some smoke damage to first floor of…

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Athletic Field Skating Rinks Open Today (12/18/13)

Wednesday, December 18 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and Community Recreation have announced that the Outdoor Skating Rinks at the Athletic Field are opening today (12/18/13).  Hours: Monday-Friday, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 8:00 p.m.School Vacation Days, 1:00 - 8:00 p.m.Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day - CLOSEDNew Years Eve Day, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.New Years Day, 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hours are subject to change due to weather or attendance   Skaters are reminded that the upper rink is designated for hockey, while the lower rink is designated for recreational skating.  Some skates are available for use at the warming house.  

2013 Residential Survey Overview

Thursday, December 12 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
On November 25 Bill Morris of Decision Resources, Ltd., presented City Council with results of the 2013 Residential Survey. He reported that the survey was conducted in 2013 using a random selection process of approximately 400 households, similar to the process utilized in 2005.  Survey results were compared with results from 2005 and with those of other communities. Mr. Morris indicated that survey results were extremely favorable, with an effective communication system, a significant booster rating, and high regard for City services and staff.  To view the 2013 Residential Survey Overview click this link.

Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to Structure Fire

Thursday, December 12 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
On 12/11/2013 at 07:04 AM, the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a garage fire at 677 21st St. Firefighter/paramedics were on scene within 3 minutes of receiving the call and utilized exterior and interior attack to combat the fire. The fire was extinguished approximately 30 minutes after arrival. No injuries to emergency responders or anyone else resulted.  RWFD was dispatched to a garage fire, on arrival the crews found the garage well involved.  The fire was extinguished quickly; however the overhaul took more than an hour.  The garage sustained significant damage. The col…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to a Chimney Fire

Monday, December 9 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
On December 8 at 8:58pm, the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting smoke in the house at 814 Maple Street in Red Wing. The caller was suspecting a problem with the fireplace/chimney in the home. Firefighter/paramedics were on scene within 3 1/2 minutes of receiving the call. All of the occupants were safely out of the house upon the Fire Department’s arrival. Damage from the fire was contained to the immediate area surrounding the fireplace. There is, however, moderate smoke damage throughout the home.  Initial activities included searching the building and removing wallboard and smo…

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City to Host Open House Meeting for Hwy 61/Main St Project - 12-16-13

Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing invites anyone with an interest in the Highway 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project to attend a public open house, scheduled for Monday, December 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the St. James Hotel (406 Main Street, Red Wing).  The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) have initiated a study to develop a plan for the reconstruction of Highway 61/Main Street between Old West Main Street and Potter Street in downtown Red Wing.  The existing pavement on Hwy 61 is in poor condition.  MnDOT awarded the City funding to repair the road surfac…

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Red Wing Downtown Main Street to hire an Executive Director

Tuesday, December 3 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Downtown Main Street program Executive Director coordinates activities within a downtown or commercial district revitalization program that utilizes historic preservation as an integral foundation for downtown economic development.  He/she is responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of the Main Street program.  The Executive Director is the principal on-site staff person responsible for coordinating all program activities and volunteers, as well as representing the community regionally and nationally as appropriate.  In addition, the Executive Director …

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