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Red Wing Bridge Project Environmental Assessment Public Hearing & Informational Meeting

Friday, June 19 2015 11:57 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
ROCHESTER, Minn.  A combined Federal Environmental Assessment (EA) and Minnesota Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the replacement of the Highway 63 bridge at Red Wing will be available for public and agency review and comment beginning June 22, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation. The environmental review and public comment process is part of the preliminary design phase of the project, which is slated to begin construction in 2017. Additionally, the public is invited to learn more about the environmental issues and other aspects of the project at a public …

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Celebrating 25 Years of Flower Baskets

Wednesday, May 20 2015 11:56 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
A Silver Anniversary of Color Red Wing celebrates 25 years of flower baskets this spring, but did you know the baskets started as boxes?  The community experimented with metal flower boxes - a few of them remain at the corner of Plum and Third Streets - as a beautification project in 1989.  The idea was to add living color as part of a major improvement project downtown. But the concept quickly changed after Kiwanian and professional photographer Phil  Revoir returned from a trip to the famous Victoria Gardens in British Columbia where he could see in his mind's eye large baskets adorning Red…

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5-11-15 - Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project - Water Main Utility Work

Tuesday, May 12 2015 8:37 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that watermain utility work consisting of the general operation of existing gate valves located within TH 61 between Old West Main and Broad Street is planned to take place as necessary the rest of this week. The work is intended to be short in duration and may require temporary traffic shifts along TH 61 as directed by construction flaggers. As such travel delays are expected and motorists are requested to exercise patience when traveling through the construction zone. Interested in receiving periodic e-mail…

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Red Wing Earth Week 2015

Wednesday, April 15 2015 1:06 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Red Wing Sustainability Commission and the City of Red Wing, along with several sponsors has planned a week filled with events to celebrating Earth Week, Eat Health / Eat Local. Click the link here for more information on Red Wing Earth Week Events. Join us for any or all of these events:

Electronics Recycling Event - April 18, 2015

Monday, April 13 2015 8:30 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing, Solid Waste Campus is co-hosting an Electronics Recycling Event with TechDump & Red Wing Computer & IT Service.  Many items will be accepted free of charge.  CRT TV's, CRT Monitors, & Freon Appliances will have special charges. Electronics Recycling PDF The event will be held on April 18th, 2015 from 8 am to 2 pm at the Solid Waste Campus, 1873 Bench Street.  Select the hyperlink above for more information on the event.  TechDump also has a specific website for this event.  If there are any questions please refer to their website.

2015 Spring Yard Waste Clean-up Dates Announced

Friday, April 10 2015 2:25 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
2015 Spring Yard Waste Clean-up Dates Announced Saturday, April 25th, through June 6th, 2015, City of Red Wing residents may dispose of brush at no charge during regular business hours.  The disposal site is located at the Solid Waste Campus, 1873 Bench Street.  All yard waste must be emptied from the containers and plastic bags in which they are brought, unless the container is certified as compostable.  After June 6, 2015, regular rates for disposal of brush will apply. The hours for the Bench Street compost and yard waste site are: Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m…

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Red Wing Airport Board Meeting for March 4th CANCELLED

Thursday, February 19 2015 2:51 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The March 4, 2015 meeting of the Airport Board has been cancelled.   The meeting has not been re-scheduled at this time.

President’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, February 17 2015 8:20 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the President’s Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, February 16th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, February 16th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, February 17th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, February 18th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, February 19th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, February 20th – Thursday’s Route picked up

Community Solar Gardens, How we can make it happen for Red Wing

Friday, February 13 2015 11:36 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Solar Garden Committee is moving along in making a solar garden a reality in Red Wing.  This event will be presented by MN Community Solar   "Community Solar Gardens, How we can make it happen for Red Wing" Date:  Wednesday, February 18th, 2014 Time:  7:00 p.m. Place:  Fair Trade Books, 320 Bush Street, Red Wing   All are Welcome!

Martin Luther King Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, January 16 2015 2:29 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Martin Luther King Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, January 19th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, January 19th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, January 20th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, January 21st – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, January 22nd – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, January 23rd – Thursday’s Route picked up  
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