The Red Wing Police Department, along with other State, County, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, will have extra seat-belt enforcement on the roads from March 21st through March 30th. A seat-belt ticket could cost you at least $110.00. Remember Click it or Ticket.
The City Council unanimously approved an agreement for $50,000 with Red Wing Downtown Main Street (DTMS) to enable DTMS to address downtown vacancies, implement the Red Wing Downtown Action Plan, and advocate for businesses during the Highway 61 reconstruction and Highway 63 bridge replacement. The Red Wing Port Authority will oversee the agreement on behalf of the City and work with DTMS in the implementation of a workplan.
The DTMS Board of Directors has also announced the hiring of Wendy Ward as its new executive director. Ms. Ward, a Minnesota native, is currently the director of Preservatio… Read full article »
The West Avenue Reconstruction project (between 7th Street and Maple Street) moved forward Monday night when the City Council approved the plans and specifications and ordered the advertisement for bids contingent upon MnDOT's final approval of the plans. This project entails the complete replacement of the street and street light system; replacing the majority of the sanitary sewer, watermain, and storm sewer; construction of sidewalks along the east side of the road between Sanford Street & Hawthorn Street (the street will be narrowed by removing the parking lane in this location); and replacement of ex… Read full article »
The City of Red Wing invites anyone with an interest in the Highway 61/Main Street Project to attend a public open house, scheduled for Wednesday, March 19th from 4 PM – 7 PM at the St. James Hotel, 406 Main St, Red Wing. The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) initiated this project in the Fall of 2013 to develop a plan for the reconstruction of US Highway 61 between Old West Main Street and Potter Street. The goal of the project is to address aging utilities and infrastructure, traffic safety and operations, multimodal facilities and corridor aesthetics … Read full article »
RED WING'S WORLD CAFÉ - The World Cafe is designed to create community discussions on how Red Wing can become an ultimate tourist destination. The event is on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 9:00 A.M. To 12:00 Noon at the Southeast Tech College.
The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Child care is available.
Click here to view the Red Wing's World Café flyer.
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission is seeking nominees from the community for their annual Preservation Awards of Merit. Each year the Heritage Preservation Commission presents the Awards of Merit to individuals, institutions, and businesses who have been involved in exceptional local historic preservation projects. The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission will present this year’s Awards of Merit during National Preservation Month in May.
Residential, civic, institutional, and commercial nominations are welcome. The Heritage Preservation Commission uses the follo… Read full article »
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The Sustainability Commission will hold a workshop meeting on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Public Works Building. The meeting will take place in the Conference Room at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss upcoming Earth Week Activities.
The City of Red Wing wishes to recognize Police Captain Darold Glander for more than 32 years of dedicated and loyal service to the citizens of Red Wing. Captain Glander began his career with the Red Wing Police Department on August 16, 1981 when he was hired by former Chief Forest Wipperling. In May of 1991 he was promoted to Police Lieutenant and on January 26, 2004 he was promoted to his present position as Police Captain. Captain Glander played a key role in the enhanced use of technology within the Red Wing Police Department. He oversaw the transition of going from VHS format for … Read full article »
The Red Wing Police Department was honored by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Toward Zero Death Law Enforcement liaison, Scott McConkey. Toward Zero Deaths is a traffic safety program that is aimed at reducing the number of traffic deaths through coordinated enforcement of impaired driving, speeding, seatbelt, distracted driving and move over offenses. In appreciation of Red Wing Police Department’s commitment and support of this traffic safety program, they were presented with a new Stalker DSR 2X Radar Unit. The Stalker 2X is one of the most advanced and easiest to use Pol… Read full article »