Red Wing is in the Top 25 in America’s Main Streets Contest Sponsored by Stihl
Downtown Main Street entered Red Wing in another contest and out of over 200 entries, Red Wing made it into the top 25 (quarterfinals) for the Main Street Contest to win $25,000 for downtown! The goal of the America's Main Streets contest is to help promote the importance and strong economic benefits of Main Streets and the small businesses that help them thrive. The winning Main Street will receive $25,000 in cash and related prizes to help revitalize that Main Street. Vote every day, once a day until May 28th at http://bit.ly/RedWingVotes.
Every spring the members of the City Council board a bus and are taken on a tour of Red Wing. It’s not a sightseeing tour, though they are seeing sites of major interest to our town, it’s a work trip. Council members are taken to areas of interest related to upcoming projects, areas of concern, or development that will be the subject of decisions they need to make in the coming year. Hosted by City Engineering Director Ron Rosenthal, Public Works Director Rick Moskwa, and other key staff , the tour is open to the public who may wish to follow along. The spring tour was held on Ap… Read full article »
"I urge all citizens to plant and care for trees to gladden the heart and promote the well-being of this and future generations," said Mayor Sean Dowse on Monday, April 10th, when he made the 2017 Arbor Day Proclamation to the City Council.
Watch a clip of the proclamtion
In honor of all citizens of Red Wing who have made a conscious and dedicated decision to end sexual violence, the City of Red Wing has proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Watch Mayor Dowse read the proclamation at the City Council Meeting on Monday, April 10th, 2017
Do you need to rent a pavilion in one of Red Wing’s parks for a graduation party or reunion this season? How about a permit for an open burn to clean up downed trees or yard waste this spring? The process to apply for these permits and thirty-two others has recently gotten a lot easier; they’re all online! The Information Services Department has been steadily working for nearly two years to streamline the permitting and application process. The end results will save you time and get you more efficient results.
The improvements to the permitting process are the culmination … Read full article »
The Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) in cooperation with the City of Red Wing will be conducting a controlled, prescribed burn of select native prairie on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The purpose of a controlled, prescribed burn is to reduce invasive species in select areas and to stimulate existing prairie plants. Prescribed burns are an important step of a long range management plan to preserve and enhance the native and restored prairie communities within the City of Red Wing. The schedule for the prescribed burn on March 22, 2017 is dependent on we… Read full article »
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 »
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission has cancelled their Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 meeting at City Hall. The meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum
City crews will be plowing snow until 4pm today (Sunday, Dec 11) and back on our streets at 2am Monday. They ask that you please keep your cars off streets today and tomorrow. This allows them to safely clear the streets for everyone. There are many public lots available and if you have space for a neighbors' car please extend that offer. The Public Work crews will be grateful. No snow emergency will be called.
Come meet your new City Council Members! On January 3rd the City Council will hold its inaugural ceremony and organizational meeting at 5:00 PM in the Red Wing City Council Chambers. A Reception will immediately follow the meeting. City Council members are our government representatives on the local level; come get to know them!