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Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project Open House, December 4, 2014

Thursday, November 20 2014 1:58 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing invites anyone with an interest in the Highway 61 (Main Street) Project to attend a public Open House, scheduled for Thursday, December 4th from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM at the Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room (225 East Ave, Red Wing). A formal presentation will begin at 5:30 pm.   The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will reconstruct US Highway 61 (Main Street) between Old West Main Street and Potter Street beginning in 2015. The project will address aging infrastructure and utilities, traffic safety and operations, multimodal facilities …

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Council Approves Frozen Water Service Policy

Thursday, November 20 2014 11:41 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The 2013-2014 winter season provided extremely cold conditions which drove the frost to depths that haven’t been seen in the last twenty years.  Many water services froze, causing property owners to deal with the situation. The City has approximately 102 miles of public water distribution mains, 976 fire hydrants and 6200 services within its water distribution system. On October 13, 2014, City Council approved a Frozen Water Service Policy that takes into consideration public safety, the City’s budget and personnel, environmental concerns, and the cost of implementation versus the benefit to…

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Announced

Monday, November 17 2014 2:10 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Thanksgiving Holiday Week.   City Hall and the Public Works Building will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th The Red Wing Public Library will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 27th, but will be OPEN during regular business hours on Friday, November 28th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm The Solid Waste Campus will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th, but will be OPEN on Saturday, November 29th from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm   Refuse & Recycling Colle…

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2014 General Election Official Abstract of Votes Cast

Friday, November 14 2014 4:14 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
Special City Council Canvassing Board Meeting The Red Wing City Council met on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:45 p.m. as the Canvassing Board to canvass the returns and declare the results of the General Election held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. According to the official Abstract of Votes Cast, there were 9,324 people registered in the city as of 7:00 a.m. on Election Day. A total of 320 people registered to vote on Election Day. There were a total of 599 accepted absentee ballots bringing the total number of persons voting in the city of Red Wing to 5,426. Those figures amount to a 58 percent voter turno…

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Police Chief Roger Pohlman publishes article in Minnesota Cities Magazine

Wednesday, November 12 2014 9:09 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Please follow the link for Chief Pohlman's article on youth curfews.

Veteran’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, November 11 2014 11:06 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Veteran’s Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Tuesday, November 11th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, November 10th – Normal Collection Tuesday, November 11th – NO COLLECTION Wednesday, November 12th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, November 13th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, November 14th – Thursday’s Route picked up

Minnesota DNR to Conduct Controlled Prescribed Burns on Sorin’s Bluff Today Nov. 3, 2014

Monday, November 3 2014 1:25 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Conservation Corps of Minnesota in cooperation with the City of Red Wing will be conducting  controlled prescribed burns of the planted prairies on Sorin’s Bluff on Monday, November 3, 2014.  The purpose of the burns is to reduce invasive species in these areas and to stimulate existing prairie plants.  The burns are an important step of a long range management plan to preserve and enhance the native and restored prairie communities within the City of Red Wing.  The schedule for the prescribed burns is dependent on weather a…

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