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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to Structure Fire near Pioneer Village Apartments

Monday, June 18 2018 11:01 AM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
Contact: Chief Shannon Draper Red Wing Fire Department 388.7141    Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to Structure Fire Incident Date: June 17, 2018 Incident Time: 2132 (9:32pm)   Incident Address: 2114 Village Dr Red Wing, MN 55066 Alarm level:  1 Alarms Resources on scene:  4 Engines, 1 Ladders, 3 Ambulances, 2 Chief Officers.     Red Wing Fire Department was dispatched for a possible fire in a garage next to the Pioneer Village Apartments.   Units arrived on scene confirming a working fire and reported heavy fire conditions in six of the …

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Your Input on Accessible Sidewalks

Friday, June 15 2018 1:21 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Accessible Sidewalks You have a few more days to give feedback on the City of Red Wing’s draft plan for accessible sidewalks. The plan shows data and public input that’s been collected so far, and lays out where higher- and lower-priority areas should be throughout the city based on that data and input. Federal laws mandate that accessible sidewalk curb ramps be installed over time to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Please read over the plan (see link below) and give your thoughts. You may comment on it right now by clicking here or by attending the City Council meetin…

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Come Take a Walk on the New Trail

Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:13 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Recently Red Wing received a new interpretive trail at Pine Valley Park named the Born Learning Trail.  On May 14, volunteers, along with the help of some children playing at the park, placed signs and painted sidewalks. The trail consists of a series of 10 interactive cognitively stimulating signs that offer playful activities to engage young children and families. The trail provides a rich, educational experience for children and the ability of parents and caregivers to teach their children in a fun way.  The signs explain categories like shapes, counting, and the alphabet while boosting brain an…

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Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce visits Red Wing

Thursday, June 7 2018 10:34 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
On Monday, June 4, 2018, Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Jessica Looman visited Red Wing. The focus of her visit was to congratulate Red Wing for achieving the top “Step 5” tier in the GreenStep Cities program. Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a voluntary program that challenges communities to achieve their goals in sustainability. The program outlines 29 best practices for cities to implement in the areas of transportation, buildings and lighting, environmental management, land use, and economic and community development. As cities take action on these best practices, they earn steps…

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3rd and Bush Street Intersection Improvements Project - Construction Start Up

Friday, June 1 2018 12:05 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
June 1, 2018 Contact: Jay Owens City Engineer Engineering Department 651.385.3625 jay.owens@ci.red-wing.mn.us (June 1, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing would like to inform you that the proposed improvements at the intersection of 3rd and Bush Street in downtown are anticipated to begin construction starting Monday, June 4, 2018. Initial operations will include the closure of the intersection to all vehicle traffic and will remain under closure for the duration of the construction. Detours will be signed. Construction will begin with Stage 1 consisting of the reconstruction of the road…

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Good Eats on the Streets

Friday, June 1 2018 8:17 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
You know it's summer in Red Wing when the food trucks come out! Five separate food trucks are now licensed for business within the city. Check them out the next time you're looking for a bite on the go.   Don’s Crumble Beef typically sets up in the Runnings parking lot on Wednesdays and Fridays, and will also occasionally be in front of City Hall.  This truck serves pulled beef and pork sandwiches, ice cream sandwiches, hotdogs, chips, and pop. Check out their Facebook page for more information on their schedule and locations.          The Food Truck m…

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Funding Awarded for Goodhue County History Center Museum & Riverfront Trail

Wednesday, May 30 2018 4:38 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
Red Wing Receives State Bonding  and Environment and Natural Resources Trust Funding   Contact: Marshall Hallock Administrative Business Director Administration Department City of Red Wing 651.385.3602 Marshall. Hallock@ci. red-wing .mn. us   (May 30, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) - Governor Dayton has signed the 2018 State Bonding Bill. The Bill (HF4425) authorizes $825 million in State General Obligation Bonding funds for a variety of capital improvement and investment projects throughout the State. The City of Red Wing's State Bonding project included in the bill is for $616,000 that will b…

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Memorial Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, May 29 2018 10:46 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Memorial Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, Community Development the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, May 28th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, May 28th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, May 29th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, May 30th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, May 31st – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, June 1st – Thursday’s Route picked up  

Notice of Proposed Ordinance Amendment

Tuesday, May 29 2018 9:10 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 77, created a new law in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 415, that would require certain types of notice for many proposed ordinances or proposed amendment to ordinances. Only interim ordinances have been exempted from this notice requirement.  Click the following link to view the proposed ordinance amendment that will be considered at the June 11, 2018, City Council meeting:   Ordinance No. 119, Fourth Series, Amending Chapter 3, General Administration, Section 3.01 Departments and Offices of Administration, of the Red Wing City Charter

Public Works Week-Spotlight:Steve Anderson

Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:19 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Steve Anderson recently celebrated 10 years working for the Solid Waste division of Red Wing's Public Works department. Ten years might sound like a long time to be on a collection route, but Anderson enjoys working outdoors, driving down gravel roads in the country and having views of wildlife roaming on the open land. His favorite aspect of his job is how warm the public is when it comes to holidays and hot sunny days. On these days people will often hand out a variety of treats, which brightens the day of anyone on the route. Would it surprise you to know that Anderson’s longest collection route is …

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