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 Barn Bluff / He Mni Can on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The burn crew will be focusing on the west end of the bluff. 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 th… Read full article »
Commentary by Fire Chief Shannon Draper
The Red Wing Fire department was formed in 1857 and over the last 160 years, we have had many great firefighters and leaders that have built the foundation of who we are today. Bob Engberg is one such person; an individual that has truly contributed to our department’s success. Bob Engberg has served the city of Red Wing as a volunteer and Paid on Call firefighter for 40 years. He retired last week as a Captain of Hose Company One.
Bob joined the fire department in 1977 and was assigned to Hose Company One; a volunteer company that has been serving R… Read full article »
The Red Wing Police Department will again be hosting our annual Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The Rodeo will be held at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center parking lot at 430 West 6th Street in Red Wing. A bicycle safety course will be set up for the kids to ride their bicycles through and learn safety rules. Kids should bring their own bicycles. Free hot dogs and pop will be provided for all kids who participate. Many prizes and several bicycles will also be given away. The Rodeo is a fun and educational experience for the kids in the community!
Monday, April 24 2017 12:22 PM •
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Friday, April 21 2017 11:32 AM •
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Residents can dispose of grass, leaves and compostable or organic yard waste year-round FREE OF CHARGE.
Residents may also dispose of brush at the brush and compost site at the Solid Waste Management Campus, located at 1873 Bench Street, for a charge. However, these charges are waived for residents from April 22nd thru June 3rd, 2017. During this time, Red Wing residents may dispose of brush and shrub trimmings free of charge.
The hours for the Bench Street compost and yard waste site are:Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Sundays - CLOSED
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City Council has approved the 2017 special archery hunt, which includes spring turkey hunting (west of Bench Street) and fall deer hunting within specific archery zones in the City Limits. The special archery hunt allows hunters to harvest up to 5 deer each within these archery zones. The program was originally established in the late 1990s in response to citizen complaints of deer-related damage to local gardens, shrubs and trees, as well as traffic safety concerns. The hunt proved to be an effective way to keep the deer population at a manageable level and has subsequently been ongoing since that time… Read full article »
When: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Time: 4:30-6:30 PM, Presentation will begin at 5:30 PM
Where: Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room, 225 East Ave, Red Wing, MN
The public is invited to an open house, Wednesday, May 3, at the Red Wing Public Library to learn about the new Red Wing Bridge construction schedule and community effects, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation.
The open house is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a presentation scheduled at 5:30 p.m. The two-hour open house allows visitors to come and go. They can talk with engineers and other project members from MnDOT, WisD… Read full article »