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River City Days Premier Summer Festival 2016

Monday, August 1 2016 3:35 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
River City Days is Red Wing's premier summer festival, filled with FREE entertainment, delicious food and fun for all ages! River City Days is brought to you bythe City of Red Wing andthe Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce, many generous sponsors, and wonderful volunteers. General interview August 5th Events August 6th Events August 7th Events River City Days website  

Green Wing Energy Challenge

Monday, August 1 2016 2:01 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Knock a few projects off your “to do” list and get back to your summer with a Home Energy Squad visit.  This summer, the City of Red Wing and the Green Wing Energy Challenge invites you to join our efforts to make homes and businesses in Red Wing more energy efficient.  Save 50% on a visit scheduled in July or August.  In one visit, the Home Energy Squad helps you achieve instant energy savings by installing high-efficiency products like: CFLs Weather stripping on your exterior doors A programmable thermostat An insulating blanket for your water heater Water-saving showerhea…

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Levee Road and Red Wing Riverfront Trail Dedication

Monday, August 1 2016 10:29 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
A quorum of Red Wing City Council Members may be present at the Levee Road and Red Wing Riverfront Trail Dedication Ceremony on August 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Levee Park.  As part of the ceremony, Mayor Dan Bender, Brian Peterson and Jay Owens will highlight the construction project. Red Wing Chamber staff and ambassadors will do a ribbon cutting and then everyone will be encouraged to join in a community walk on the new trail.

High water levels impacting docking location of the Mississippi Queen

Thursday, July 21 2016 8:12 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Message from Lynn Nardinger, Deputy Director Public ServicesPublic Works Department - The Queen of the Mississippi paddle boat will be docking at the bulkheads by Bay Point Park instead of Levee Park do to the high water levels. Docking is expected to be around noon on Friday and leaving around 5:30pm and returning Saturday at 10:00 pm and leaving Sunday at noon

He Mni Can - Barn Bluff Master Plan Approved

Thursday, July 7 2016 4:07 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing City Council adopted the He Mni Can – Barn Bluff Master Plan on Monday, June 27, 2016. The plan was the result of an extensive process that involved numerous public engagement opportunities over an eight month period. To view a copy of the final adopted Master Plan, select here.

Underground Transmission Line Replacement

Friday, July 1 2016 3:53 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Click here for a printable Underground Transmission Line Replacemet document

Another successful Father's Day Classic Car Show

Monday, June 20 2016 10:02 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Congratulations to the Phantom Motor/Model Club on an outstanding Father’s Day Classic Car Show this past weekend.  Due to road construction, city staff worked closely with the organizers to coordinate traffic flow and provide excellent public safety to all participants.   This annual event is a success because of the attention to detail by the organizers, who began the application process in March to secure the necessary permission to close streets and the Mural parking lot.  The Father’s Day Classic Car show brings tourism to the community and provides positive exposure for R…

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Meet At He Mni Can – Barn Bluff Master Plan Event

Thursday, June 16 2016 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission invites the public to come and learn about the Master Plan for He Mni Can - Barn Bluff on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 9 AM to 2:00 PM. We will meet near the east entrance to the bluff off of East 5th Street.  There will be presenters and information available at the base of the bluff and for those interested, there will be series of guided hikes leaving the base of the bluff between 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM. This will be a great opportunity to come and see first-hand some of the land stewardship, safety improvements and other recommendations of the plan. WHEN:…

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6/10/2016 Disposal and Curbside Removal of Storm Damaged Trees

Friday, June 10 2016 5:36 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
As a result of the storms that passed through the City of Red Wing on Friday, June 10th, the Solid Waste Management Campus located at 1873 Bench Street will accept storm damaged trees and branches at no charge between the hours of 7:00 and 3:00 on Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th. City of Red Wing Public Works Crews will be making one pass through the City on Monday, June 13th to collect branches and trees placed on the boulevard as a result of the storms. Residents are asked to have all material ready for collection by 7:00 a.m. on Monday. Contact: Jerry PleinSuperintendent – Public ServicesPublic Works Department651.385.3691

Council Members Address Civility in City Government

Friday, June 3 2016 12:51 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Council President Dean Hove read the following statement at the May 23 City Council meeting to address concerns about civility in City government. Last week a group of citizens was properly informed by City staff that they could not place banners in the City right-of-way without a Private Use of Public Property Permit. The group is organizing a series of events to raise funds for local non-profit organizations. The events are good for our community because they bring in visitors; and the events are good for our local organizations because they help fund critical needs like food for residents and care for ani…

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