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Barn Bluff Update

Wednesday, April 29 2015 11:49 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(April, 28 2015, Red Wing, Minn.) – At 12:47 this afternoon, 8 Red Wing firefighter/paramedics and 4 police officers were called to assist a victim stranded on the north side of Barn Bluff just above the wastewater treatment plant. Upon arrival, employees at the wastewater treatment plant assisted with locating the victim.  The victim was stranded on the side of a steep incline below the north trail. Seconds after arrival, firefighters witnessed the victim once again begin to fall from where he had been stranded.  The victim continued to fall until he came to rest on the ground adjacent to the…

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Red Wing Paramedics and Red Wing Police Respond to a Person Stranded on Barn Bluff

Tuesday, April 28 2015 9:14 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
April 28, 2015 Jim Eppen​Fire Shift Captain​​Red Wing Fire Department​​​ At 12:47 this afternoon, 8 Red Wing firefighter/paramedics and 4 police officers were called to assist a victim stranded on the north side of Barn Bluff just above the wastewater treatment plant. Upon arrival, employees at the wastewater treatment plant assisted with locating the victim. The victim was stranded on the side of a steep incline below the north trail. Seconds after arrival, firefighters witnessed the victim once again begin to fall from where he had been stranded. The victim continued to fall until he came to r…

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Spring Hydrant Flushing Dates Announced

Friday, April 24 2015 9:05 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
NOTICE FLUSHING MAINS and HYDRANTS  All hydrants and mains in the City of Red Wing will be flushed beginning Monday, May 4th 2015 at 6:00 a.m.  The new Water Treatment Facilities have improved the water quality in the City of Red Wing and as a result, crews will be reducing the hydrant flushing to ONCE this year. The hydrant flushings done to maintain water quality remove accumulated rust from the water mains and to ensure that the fire hydrants work properly. Some areas such as dead end streets may be flushed multiple times during the year depending on the specific needs of the area. LOW LEVE…

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MNDOT to Host Open House for T.H. 61 Mill & Overlay Project

Wednesday, April 22 2015 3:00 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Minnesota Department of Transportation and Rochester Sand & Gravel (contractor) will be hosting an open house to discuss the upcoming Mill and Overlay Project of T.H. #61 When:  Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (short presentations begin at 4:00 p.m.) Location:  Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN 55066   The first half of the project is from T.H. 19 to Old West Main Street.  This area will have pedestrian facilities reconstructed, storm sewer construction and the roadway resurfaced.  The road will be passable but restructed to p…

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Neighborhood Meeting Regarding Potential South End Conservation/Historic District

Wednesday, April 22 2015 2:15 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) will be hosting a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 315 W. Fourth Street, regarding a proposal to create a new historic or conservation district in the East Avenue neighborhood, based on a recommendation from the South End Historic Properties Survey (2009).  The Council Chambers will be open at 7:00 pm for property owners and citizens to review maps and other background information.  Erin Hanafin Berg, Preservation Support Services Manager at the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM…

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Highway 61 (Main Street) Project - Construction Start Up

Thursday, April 16 2015 12:38 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) want to inform that the proposed reconstruction of US Highway 61 (Main Street) Phase 1 portion between Old West Main Street and Broad Street is anticipated to begin construction the week of April 20th, 2015.  Initial operations will include lane closures on TH 61 from Fulton Street to Bush Street for installation of temporary traffic signals and utility work at West Avenue. Access closures from side streets are expected and will change as construction progresses along the roadway. Detours will be signed.• Construction will b…

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Burning Ban and Restrictions Lifted

Thursday, April 16 2015 7:52 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
April 16, 2015 Effective immediately, the burning ban and restrictions issued for Goodhue County have been lifted. Residents that had permits suspended because of the ban can now resume burning until their permit expires. Residents can now also apply for new burning permits. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. For additional questions or concerns contact: Andy Speltz Fire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department 651-385-3694 andy.speltz@ci.red-wing.mn.us

Burning Ban Imposed for the City of Red Wing

Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:56 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release                                                           Date:  April 15, 2015                                     &n…

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Red Wing Earth Week 2015

Wednesday, April 15 2015 1:06 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Red Wing Sustainability Commission and the City of Red Wing, along with several sponsors has planned a week filled with events to celebrating Earth Week, Eat Health / Eat Local. Click the link here for more information on Red Wing Earth Week Events. Join us for any or all of these events:

Red Wing City Council Meeting Start Time Tonight is 7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 13 2015 1:17 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Due to an inadvertent error in the posting for the April 13, 2015 Red Wing City Council meeting, the meeting will start at the regularly scheduled time of 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing, MN.
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