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Red Wing Fire Department Responds to a Structure Fire

Sunday, June 12 2016 9:25 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(June 12, 2016, Red Wing, Minn.) – On 6/12/2016 at 6:24am, the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting  smoke in the basement at 1175 Golf Ridge Circle. Firefighter/paramedics were on scene within 5 minutes of receiving the call and found fire on the exterior in the rear of the house being fueled by a gas line. It is assumed that the line was struck by lightning and was just starting to involve the siding at the Fire Departments arrival. The gas was shut off at the meter and the flames were initially controlled with a water filled fire extinguisher from the initial response of only 2 fir…

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Burning Ban Lifted for the City of Red Wing

Tuesday, May 10 2016 7:28 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted the burning ban for Goodhue County. Residents that had permits suspended because of the ban can now resume burning until their permit expires. Residents can now also apply for new burning permits. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. For additional questions or concerns contact: Andy Speltz Fire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department 651-385-3694 andy.speltz@ci.red-wing.mn.us

Burning Ban Imposed for the City of Red Wing

Friday, May 6 2016 6:52 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release Date: May 6, 2016 On May 6, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued a burning ban statewide, including Goodhue County. All burn permits issued within the City of Red Wing and Wacouta Township are suspended effective immediately. No new burn permits will be issued until the burning ban is lifted. At this time recreational fires are still allowed. Updates will be posted on the website and the Fire Department Facebook page. Residents are encouraged to closely monitor their surroundings when cooking outdoors, performing activities involving heat or flame and to proper…

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TH 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project - Plum Street Closure at Main Street

Friday, May 6 2016 12:53 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the closure of Plum Street (TH 58) at the intersection of Main Street (TH 61) is planned to take place starting on Monday, May 9th or on the next day there after weather dependent.  The closure is required for the completion of the new underground utility work and start of the permanent roadway improvements within the south side of the Plum Street intersection.  The estimated intersection closure is planned for up to two (2) weeks depending on weather and actual construction progress, where it w…

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Burning Ban Lifted for the City of Red Wing

Tuesday, April 19 2016 7:39 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Effective at 0800 on April 19, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted the burning ban for Goodhue County. Residents that had permits suspended because of the ban can now resume burning until their permit expires. Residents can now also apply for new burning permits. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. For additional questions or concerns contact: Andy Speltz Fire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department 651-385-3694 andy.speltz@ci.red-wing.mn.us

Burning Ban Imposed for the City of Red Wing

Friday, April 15 2016 9:10 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release                                                           Date:  April 15, 2016                                     &n…

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Highway 61 (Main Street) Project – Stage 2 Construction Start Up

Friday, March 11 2016 11:34 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the proposed reconstruction of US Highway 61 (Main Street) Phase 2 portion between Broad Street and Potter Street is anticipated to begin construction the week of March 14, 2016.  Initial operations will include temporary lane closures on TH 61 for installation of the construction traffic control to facilitate the beginning of pavement removal and utility work starting at Broad Street and working east towards Potter Street.  Access closures from side streets are expected and will change as const…

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Ward 1 Special Election - Filing for Office

Thursday, March 3 2016 2:04 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(March 3, 2016, Red Wing, Minn.) –Notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Friday, May 6, 2016, for the purpose of electing a candidate for the office listed below. The filing period for this office began on Friday, February 26, 2016, and ends on Friday, March 11, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.  Council Member – First Ward                       For the balance of the term expiring January 2017 Candidates for the above office may file an Affidavit of…

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Highway 61 (Main Street) Project Open House - 3/10/16

Tuesday, March 1 2016 6:23 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing invites anyone with an interest in the upcoming construction of Highway 61 (Main Street) Project to attend a public Open House, scheduled for Thursday, March 10th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room (225 East Ave, Red Wing). The City of Red Wing and Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will be continuing with the second and final stage of reconstruction of US Highway 61 (Main Street) between Broad Street and Potter Street beginning in spring 2016.  The contractor Meyer Contracting will begin right where the project ended last year with pu…

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Snow Emergency Declared

Tuesday, February 2 2016 11:41 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency.   This snow emergency will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 03.  According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 03. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes veh…

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