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Red Wing Fire Department to Host Training Seminar

Friday, September 10 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release                                                          Andy Speltz09/10/2010                                       &n…

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Great video relating to city services!

Wednesday, September 8 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The League of Minnesota Cities has posted their second video related to the League's Cities, Services & Funding effort.  You can watch the new video at: .  The LMC believes this video will help to raise awareness and open the door to conversation about the future of city services.  Please take just a few minutes today to: View the videoShare the link -- -- with your friends, colleagues and constituents, andEncourage everyone you know to post their thoughts on city services and funding at Thank you for watch…

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GIS Mapping for Everyone

Wednesday, September 8 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
In recent years, many people have utilized online mapping services available through the internet: Google Maps, Google Earth, MapQuest and Bing Maps are some examples. The City of Red Wing hosts a link on their main web page to a GIS (Geographic Information Systems) online mapping site featuring City-specific information, which includes parcel land property data, aerial photography, zoning classification, parks and trails, vote districts, and FEMA flood data. The site can help staff and citizens answer some of the following questions: How large is my lot?What did my property look like in 2007, 2005 and in 199…

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Red Wing Welcomes Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) and Fiber to the Home

Friday, September 3 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Recently Gary Evans of HBC announced that HBC is moving forward to provide full fiber to the premise service in Red Wing.  The next few paragraphs will begin to explain just who HBC is, what they provide and what that means to Red Wing’s citizens and businesses. What is HBC?  HBC is a Southeast MN company with home offices in Winona.  The company’s principal products are voice, video and data services (telephone, television and connection to the internet).  In industry terms, they are considered an “over builder”.  An over builder is a provider that provid…

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City Closed Portion of Barn Bluff Trail

Wednesday, September 1 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
ATTENTION:The City of Red Wing has temporarily closed a portion of the North Trail on Barn Bluff between the west scenic overlook and the western edge of the eastern quarry.  A map is provided below for your reference. Staff is asking hikers to NOT PROCEED beyond the erected signs on the trail.  To access the summit of Barn Bluff and the scenic overlooks, please follow the South Trail and the Prairie Trail.  Thank you for your cooperation.   
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