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Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission Preservation Awards of Merit and Proposed High Bridge Project Historic Structures Survey Presentation - May 24

Thursday, May 17 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The impact of Eisenhower Bridge work on Red Wing's historic downtown will be the topic of a Preservation Week presentation scheduled for May 24 in the Indigo Room, on the upper floor of the Indigo Building, 325 Main St. The program, which is free and open to the public, is the second of two local events planned by the Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission in observance of National Preservation Month. The event will begin with a 6:30 p.m. social hour, followed by the Commission's presentation of its annual Preservation Awards of Merit at 7:00 p.m., then the bridge project educational program. Sue Gran…

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Public meeting about Highway 19 project in Goodhue County set for May 21

Wednesday, May 16 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
ROCHESTER, Minn. - The public is invited to learn more about the Highway 19 pavement reconstruction project between Cannon Falls and Highway 61 at a public meeting Monday, May 21. The open house is scheduled for 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., at the Vasa Lutheran Church, 15235 Norelius Road, Welch, Minn.Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Rochester Sand and Gravel, a division of Mathy Construction, will be available to answer questions and provide information on the construction schedule and detour route.To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, c…

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2012 Official Challenge Game Results

Wednesday, May 16 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Congratulations to Team Red Wing who finished in third place in the medium division, behind Hearth and Home, and MN Correctional Facility.  This years competition involved 17 teams from around the community that participated in 25 events.    Click here to view the 2012 official Challenge Games results. 

Public listening session for the Highway 63 Red Wing Bridge project set for May 17

Tuesday, May 15 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
ROCHESTER, Minn. - The public is invited to ask questions and provide comments about the Highway 63 Red Wing Bridge project at a public listening session Thursday, May 17, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Residents can speak one-on-one with members of the project team, including the Minnesota Department of Transportation, about all issues, comments and questions related to the Red Wing Bridge and project in an informal setting. The session will be in the Foot Room at the Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Ave., Red Wing, Minn. No formal presentation will occur.Written comments can be submitted to chad.hanson@state…

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Protect your identity and secure your information!

Tuesday, May 15 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Document Destruction Day - Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM The Elder Justice Network is partnering with the Red Wing Waste Campus to help educate about financial exploitationwithin the community.  Identification theft and financial scams are on the rise and happening right here in Red Wing.  The Elder Justice Network was created to empowerand engage our community in acknowledging, preventing and responding to elder abuse through education, advocacy, and resource development. The Red Wing Waste campus in cooperation with the Elder Justice Network will be holding a one-time documentd…

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Notice of Filing for the 2012 City General Election

Monday, May 14 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below.  The filing period for these offices begins on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 and ends on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.   One Council Member from Ward 1  4 years, expiring in 2016One Council Member from Ward 2 4 years, expiring in 2016 One Council Member from Ward 3 & 4                     &nb…

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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to a Natural Gas Line Breach

Monday, May 14 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
On Monday May 14th at 1204pm, the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a natural gas leak near the intersection of Twin Bluff and Pioneer Roads. Firefighter/paramedics were on scene within three minutes of receiving the call to assess the situation.        Investigation revealed that a utility company inadvertently breached a residential gas service resulting in a significant natural gas release.  With the aid of Xcel Energy gas crews, the danger was assessed and a section of Hay Creek Road was closed off for app. 1 hour.   Other than the immedia…

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Emergency DRILL underway at the Emergency Operations Center in Goodhue County

Tuesday, May 8 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
**THIS IS A DRILL** The Minnesota Department of Public Safety and several other state and county agencies are in a simulated nuclear incident drill this morning, Tuesday May 8, 2012.  The scenerio being tested is a report of toxic gases in an area within or contiguious to a VITAL AREA that could jeopardize the safe operation of systems at the Prairie Nuclear Plant.  At the alert stage, under this scenerio, there would be no threat to the safety of the general public.  Public Information Office, Kay Kuhlmann, City of Red Wing and Scott Arneson, Goodhue CountyInformation Hot Line number is 6…

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Red Wing Fire Department Responds to Cave Rescue

Wednesday, May 2 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
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