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Celebrating 25 Years of Flower Baskets

Wednesday, May 20 2015 11:56 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
A Silver Anniversary of Color Red Wing celebrates 25 years of flower baskets this spring, but did you know the baskets started as boxes?  The community experimented with metal flower boxes - a few of them remain at the corner of Plum and Third Streets - as a beautification project in 1989.  The idea was to add living color as part of a major improvement project downtown. But the concept quickly changed after Kiwanian and professional photographer Phil  Revoir returned from a trip to the famous Victoria Gardens in British Columbia where he could see in his mind's eye large baskets adorning Red…

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5-11-15 - Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project - Water Main Utility Work

Tuesday, May 12 2015 8:37 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that watermain utility work consisting of the general operation of existing gate valves located within TH 61 between Old West Main and Broad Street is planned to take place as necessary the rest of this week. The work is intended to be short in duration and may require temporary traffic shifts along TH 61 as directed by construction flaggers. As such travel delays are expected and motorists are requested to exercise patience when traveling through the construction zone. Interested in receiving periodic e-mail…

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Community Solar Garden Meeting - May 14th

Thursday, May 7 2015 3:56 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Sustainability Commission will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at City Hall. The meeting will take place in the City Council Chambers beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Commission will be discussing issues pertaining to the Community Solar Garden. A quorum of Red Wing City Council Members may be in attendance.

Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project - Water Main Utility Work

Wednesday, May 6 2015 11:53 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that watermain utility work consisting of the operation of existing gate valves located within TH 61 at the intersections of Broad Street and Dakota Street are planned to take place starting at 9:00 am on Thursday, May 7th. The work is intended to be short in duration and will require temporary one way traffic along TH 61 between Franklin and Bush Street as directed by construction flaggers. As such travel delays are expected and motorists are encouraged if possible to find an alternate route during this time.…

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May 6 Airport Board Meeting Cancelled

Tuesday, May 5 2015 1:57 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The May 6, 2015 meeting of the Airport Board has been cancelled due to lack of a quorum. The meeting has not been re-scheduled at this time.
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