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Certificate of Achievement Awarded to the City of Red Wing

Thursday, December 31 2015 11:20 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
WEB - Cert of Achievement for Excellence in Fin Reporting Awarded to the City.pdf

Lane Restrictions on Hwy 61 Beginning Thursday, December 31st

Thursday, December 31 2015 10:35 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing the right lane of Hwy 61 for north bound traffic at Potter Street beginning Thursday, December 31st.  The lanes will be shifted to the south side of the road to allow the Public Works crews to excavate and repair a broken water main.  Underground work will be completed today, but the driving lane will remain closed until street repairs can be completed on Wednesday January 6th. Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pe…

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Snow Emergency Declared

Monday, December 28 2015 3:06 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency. This snow emergency will take effect tonight at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday December 29. According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on Tuesday December 29. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes vehicles re-parked…

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Volunteer to Serve on a Board or Commission!

Monday, December 21 2015 12:25 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing encourages citizens to take an active interest in their community. You can make a difference in your community and take a leadership role by volunteering to serve on a board or commission! Currently, there are openings on the Charter Commission, Heritage Preservation Commission, Human Rights Commission, Sister Cities Commission and Sustainability Commission. To join a Board or Commission click here for an application. Red Wing City Council and the Charter Commission share in the process for recommending appointments to the Charter Commission. If you would like to serve on the Charter C…

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Christmas/New Year’s Holiday Schedule Announced

Monday, December 21 2015 9:35 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Weeks.   CHRISTMAS WEEK City Hall, and the Public Library will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, December 24th & 25th.  The Public Works Building will CLOSE at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 24th, and will be CLOSED on Friday, December 25th. The Solid Waste Campus will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, December 24th 25th, but will be OPEN on Saturday, December 26th from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule Monday…

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Levee Road CLOSED December 16, 2015

Tuesday, December 15 2015 10:05 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
12/15/15 UPDATE Due to the amount of rain since the December 11, 2015 news release, Meyer Contracting, the contractor reconstructing Levee Road from Broad Street to Jackson Street, was forced to reschedule the water service construction for Red Wing Grain to Wednesday, December 16, 2015. This work will require the closure of Levee Road fronting Red Wing Grain for approximately 5 hours (7:00am to 12:00pm). Traffic control will be in place and drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews and Meyer Contracting appreciate the cooperation and patience of drivers and pedestrians during this time of incon…

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Red Wing Police Respond to Shooting

Tuesday, December 1 2015 4:51 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On December 1, 2015 at approximately 12:18 PM, Officers of the Red Wing Police Department were dispatched to 408 West Avenue for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was treated at the scene by Red Wing Fire Department paramedics and transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Red Wing. A suspect is being questioned in connection with this investigation, and there is no danger to the general public. This incident remains under investigation by the Red Wing Police Department and the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. The Red W…

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What’s Going on at Memorial Park & the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area?

Tuesday, December 1 2015 3:53 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) has been in Red Wing this fall working on a five week contract with the City of Red Wing to remove invasive plant species and non-prairie plants from the native prairies and Oak savannas on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park and the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area.  Invasive species encroachment onto native prairies, oak savannas, and deciduous forests is a significant threat to habitat quality and are common to both locations.   CCM is a non-profit organization that provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to yo…

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