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Red Wing Firefighters “Fill the Boot” for Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Friday, September 21 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
We are pleased to announce that the Red Wing Fire Department’s First Annual Fill the Boot campaign was a complete success.  Over the course of three afternoons (August 28-30), Red Wing firefighters volunteered their time to collect an astounding $7,735.  The amount of funds collected increased every day as firefighters found the best intersections and motorists gained a better understanding of what was occurring.        Firefighter Matt Lenz was the main organizer of this event and succeeded in recruiting approximately 6-8 firefighters each night. Following the campaig…

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Mayor Dennis Egan is selected to serve on the Executive Board of the new Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative

Thursday, September 20 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
(Sept. 20, 2012, Red Wing, Minn.) – Mayor Dennis Egan was selected by 20 other mayors from up and down the Mississippi River to represent the state of Minnesota on the Executive Board of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative. This mayoral-led effort is being built to bring national attention back to the Mississippi River—America’s most critical natural asset—and spearhead a new level of regional cooperation to make it more sustainable.  The drought—the worst in 50 years—has severely impacted the towns, cities and people who live and make a living alon…

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Spring Creek Avenue North Lots for Sale

Tuesday, September 18 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing currently has three (3) lots for sale on Spring Creek Avenue North.  Each lot will be sold separately to the highest bidder.  The lots are zoned residential, and are shovel ready for building.  New City Street with curb, gutter, drive aprons and sidewalks already installed.  Water, sewer, telephone, electricity, natural gas and high speed internet are installed to each lot and ready for hook up.  Easy acces to major shopping area and the Cannon Valley Bike Trail. Additional information on these lots is available on the City's Website by clicking here. If you are…

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Universal Playground Repairs Scheduled

Thursday, September 13 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Repair work to the Universal Playground is expected to begin on Wednesday, September 19th with the pressure washing of the tile.  The playground area will be closed through the 21st while this work is being done.  The tile will then need to dry for a week, however the playground can be open during this time.  On September 28th crews will begin removing the tile that is glued down on the edges and any tile that is around a pole within the first 10 feet of the outer edge.   The playground can be open over the weekend but certain areas will be restricted.   These tiles will ne…

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Highway #63 Bridge Project, Public Listening Session #2

Friday, September 7 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) are hosting a second public listening session for the Red Wing Bridge Project.  The project includes the Highway 63 (Eisenhower) Bridge over the Mississippi River and the Highway 63 Bridge over Highway 61, as well as the approach roadways on both sides of the River Date:   Thursday, September 20, 2012 Time:   3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location:   Red Wing City Hall (315 West Fourth Street), City Council Chamber   Since the first listening session in May, work efforts…

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Red Wing Airport Board Schedules Workshop

Thursday, September 6 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Airport Board has scheduled a workshop, to be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Arrival/Departure building at the Red Wing Regional Airport.   Purpose:  2011-2012 Project Review                2012-2013 Project Discussion                Ag Land Discussion

East Fifth Street Bridge Construction to Begin September 10th

Thursday, September 6 2012 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Beginning on September 10, 2012, Lunda Construction Company of Black River Falls, Wisconsin will be constructing Bridge No. 25606 the Canadian Pacific railroad bridge over East 5th Street, adjacent to XCEL Energy Steam Plant, in Red Wing.  East 5th Street will be open to traffic, with intermittent traffic delays and at times short term road closures.   Street closures for through traffic will be necessary at times during the various phases of construction on this project and will be signed accordingly.  Alternate routes will be necessary at times during the project as the work progresses on t…

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