On August 14, Michelle Leise officially stepped into her role as the new Community Engagement Specialist for the City of Red Wing. Many of you will already know Michelle from her previous eight years of experience as the Coordinator of Live Healthy Red Wing, where she worked to unite citizen groups to increase people’s health and well-being across all sectors of our community. If you do not yet know Michelle, chances are that you will soon, since part of her job will be to connect with community members and seek citizen input on the decisions that affect all of us as residents. H… Read full article »
This week’s City 101 takes us to the Friedrich Center, a historically interesting building whose future is yet to be determined. Discover what recent steps have been taken regarding this structure, and join us in determining the best potential use for it moving forward.
City 101-Friedrich Center
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 a proposed ordinance that will be considered at the August 28, 2017, City Council meeting: Ordinance No. 111 - Chapter 6 Changes
Monday, August 14 2017 3:23 PM •
Categorized In Public Works
What: TBMS Car/Pedestrian Traffic Informational Meeting
When: August 24 @ 6:30PM
Where: RWHS Courtyard Cafe
The first day of school is always chaotic. Parents are busily trying to get their children out the door on time and the last thing they need to worry about is confusion as to the new drop-off and pick-up procedures at Twin Bluff Middle School. Get a jump start by joining school and City staff at an informational gathering on Thursday, August 24th. They’ll be meeting at 6:30 PM in the RWHS Courtyard Café to highlight the changes to car/pedestrian traffic and give you t… Read full article »
The Red Wing Police Department will be putting on a Citizen's Academy this fall starting October 5th. The Citizen’s Academy is a community awareness program that offers residents a unique insight into the life and training of Red Wing Police Officers. The Academy encompasses a total of 18 hours of presentations from various law enforcement personnel. Applications are now being taken for the 2017 Academy. Applications can be picked up at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or can be found on our Citizens Academy website.
A Message from Fire Cheif Shannon Draper
The annual Fill the Boot campaign is back for another three-day cash collection period wherein all of the money donated will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Continuing a Red Wing tradition, dedicated fire fighters from all ranks of the department will hit the streets with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other passersby to make a donation to MDA on August 15-17, 2017.
Our firefighters are ready to collect funds for this very worthy cause. As usual, we expect to find that Red Wing residents will be very gener… Read full article »
Friday, August 11 2017 10:52 AM •
Categorized In Public Works
(August 10, 2017, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Engineering Department would like to inform you that West Avenue will be closed beginning at approximately 7:00 am on Monday, August 14th between West 5th Street and West 7th Street. The closure is needed to replace utilities on West Avenue near the West 6th Street intersection and rebuild the West Avenue/West 6th Street intersection related to the City’s 2017 Street Reconstruction Project.
A signed detour will be posted via West 5th Street, Bush Street, and West 7th Street. The work will last approximately 3 weeks and the road will be reo… Read full article »
GUNS AND HOSES - The Police Department and Fire Department will be battling it out on Thursday, August 10th in a fun filled softball game. The event will be held at the Red Wing Athletic Field with the first pitch at 7:00 p.m. with gates opening at 6:00 p.m. Pre-game events will include: Shark Baggo, Pizza Dash, Hula-Hooping, Boot Kicking, Pancake Flipping, Ice Cream Treats, Campfire Seating Section, Born Learning Trail, Plus Favorites from Last Year - TZD Carts; Wild Hair Designs and Fire and Police Vehicle Tours, and More.
Tickets are $5, age 5 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the gate… Read full article »
As a community, we have been delighted to welcome the Duluth Trading Company (DTC) to Red Wing. Over one thousand of us flocked to their July 15, 2017 grand opening, happily learning about the virtues of extra gussets in jeans and duck-tailed shirts. DTC’s emphasis on “working man” clothes complements their neighbor's, Red Wing Shoes, merchandise line of “working man” footwear perfectly. The synergy they create together will be a boon for our downtown area and our city as a whole.
The Duluth Trading Company’s arrival in Red Wing was no accident. When scouting for new … Read full article »