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Monday, March 31 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Public Library provides the community with a multitude of services and programs in addition to providing access to books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, online databases and e-materials. Come in and check out all of our program offerings for children and adults. We have computer classes, author visits, book clubs, story times and a wealth of other programming. Or go online and check out an e-book, learn a language through Mango or fill in your family tree with Heritage Quest. Join us as we celebrate a Year of Romance through games, giveaways and events. Check out the library’s website today to see …

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The Spring 2014 Friends of the Trail newsletter is available.

Monday, March 31 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Please read the latest newsletter.

Public Forum announcement - "Our Town, Our Health, Our Future"

Monday, March 31 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Chemical Health Initiative (CHI) is excited to announce a town hall event coming up April 9th at 6:00 PM at the Red Wing High School Auditorium. The event is a public forum regarding problem people face related to mental health and substance abuse.  Speakers include a recovering addict and an immediate family member of the recovering addict, local youth, law enforcement, mental health professionals and more!  CHI is also welcoming vendors for the general public.  Please see the attached flyer for additional details.

Workshop on April 7 to discuss the City Storm Water Management Program

Thursday, March 27 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
City Council Workshop - Storm Water Management - There will be a City Council Workshop in the Council Chambers on Monday, April 7 at 6:00 to discuss several aspects of the City's Storm Water Management Program.  Topics that will be discussed include implications of the recently issued storm water discharge permit, the draft Storm Water Management Plan, several planned storm water related projects and status of the storm water fund.  This will be an open meeting and the public is encouraged to attend. A Commentary article on the City's storm water program was also published in the March 15 issue of t…

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Red Wing River Renaissance Project Included in Minn. House Bonding Proposal

Thursday, March 27 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
ST.  PAUL—The  chair  of  the  Minnesota  House  of  Representatives  Capital  Investment  Committee  has included  $6  million  in  funding  for  the  Red  Wing  River  Renaissance  project  in  her  version  of  state’s bonding bill.  Rep. Alice Hausman (DFL-St. Paul) unveiled her bonding bill proposal today, which includes a total of $1.3 billion in funding for projects throughout the state. The city of Red Wing had requested $6 million in bonding do…

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RED WING POLICE RESPOND TO FIRE CALL

Thursday, March 27 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 Red Wing, Mn — On March 27, 2014 at approximately 4:38 AM the Red Wing Police Department responded to a report of front porch lights on fire at 465 11th Street.  Red Wing Fire Department also responded and extinguished the fire.  Officers made contact with the resident of 465 11th Street and identified him as Cory Koplin.  Koplin was on the porch area of the home, carrying a butane torch and threatening to set the house on fire.  Koplin then retreated into his home and stopped communicating with officers.  Officers then established a perimeter around the residence and cont…

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Minnesota DNR to Conduct Controlled Prescribed Burns on Barn Bluff and the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area on Saturday March 29th

Wednesday, March 26 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Conservation Corps of Minnesota in cooperation with the City of Red Wing and the Red Wing School District will be conducting several controlled prescribed burns of the native prairies on Barn Bluff and the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area on March 29th.  The purpose of the burns is to reduce invasive species in these areas and to stimulate existing native plants.  These burns are the first steps of a long range management plan to preserve and enhance these native prairie communities within Red Wing.  The schedule for the prescribed …

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Polling Place Change

Friday, March 21 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
One of Red Wing’s polling places has been changed and will take effect starting with the 2014 Primary Election. The change is for Ward 4, Precinct 1. Voters who previously voted at Colvill Courtyard will now be voting at Jordan Towers II, 440 West Fifth Street. Entry to the polling place at Jordan Towers II will be gained from the Fifth Street entrance by voters using the ramp into the lower level. Registered voters living in the above affected ward and precinct will be sent a notice from the Secretary of State’s office advising them of their polling place change.   Polling places for …

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Portion of West 6th Street Closed beginning March 19, 2014

Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be CLOSING a portion of West 6th Street beginning immediately for the repair of a private water service.  The area affected is the portion of West 6th Street between Plum and Potter Street and will be closed to thru traffic for the duration of the project. The works is being done by a private contractor and the closure is expected to last approximately three days, weather permitting.  The road will be reopened as soon as the work has been completed.  Traffic control will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews apprec…

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Broad Street to be closed at railroad crossing near the Depot March 25 & 26, 2014

Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Broad Street will be closed at the railroad crossing north of Levee Street beginning at 8:00am on Tuesday, March 25 and will remain closed until approximately 4:00pm on Wednesday, March 26.  Canadian Pacific Railroad crews will be repairing rail at the crossing and reinstalling crossing panels.  Traffic control will be in place and work crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive carefully through all work zones and use alternate routes whenever possible.   Contact: Ron…

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