Have you heard about The Small Business Revolution? You will, as they're coming to Red Wing on December 1st! Championed by Deluxe, The Small Business Revolution has made it their mission to revitalize small businesses in small towns across America and the impact they can make is huge. Just take a look at that they achieved in Wabash, IN, the town selected last year to receive $500,000 in revitalization efforts. They created a series documenting the process of revitalizing the small businesses in that community and the results were dramatic, … Read full article »
Local volunteers have been busy for months planning the first annual Yuletide Villagefest, and with the event mere days away, preparations have hit a fevered pitch. Of the many fantastic decorations being created to transform Central Park into a European Christmas market wonderland, here's a sneak peek of two cut-outs painted by famed local artist, Art Kenyon. Other such cut-outs are being hand painted by various local artist, each one a special work of art in its own right. These decorations will be posted in numerous locations around town and will grace t… Read full article »
Thursday, November 17 2016 12:02 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 all be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, November 24th & 25th.
The Red Wing Public Library will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 24th, but will be OPEN during regular business hours on Friday, November 26th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday, November 27th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Solid Waste Campus will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, November 24th & 25th, but will be OPEN on Saturd… Read full article »
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) in cooperation with the City of Red Wing will be conducting a controlled, prescribed burn of select native prairie on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The purpose of a controlled, prescribed burn is to reduce invasive species in select areas and to stimulate existing prairie plants. Prescribed 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 f… Read full article »
The City of Red Wing would like to inform you that concrete work on Levee Road from the Jackson Street roundabout to Broad Street is planned for the next week. To facilitate the concrete repair work in the roundabout, the Levee Road / Jackson Street roundabout will be closed beginning on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 until approximately Friday, November 18th, 2016 depending on weather and site conditions.
Levee Road will be open from Broad Street up to the roundabout (including access to boat houses and the parking lot east of the roundabout) during the concrete repair work. Access to Baypoint Park wil… Read full article »
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the concrete repair work needed to move the project into final completion on TH 61 from Old West Main Street to Potter Street is progressing. The Contractor has finished the repair work within the southbound lanes and is currently working on the repair work within the northbound lanes. The repairs are required to be completed under live traffic one lane at a time. The progression of the work is based on the concrete achieving sufficient strength in order to be reopened to traffic. … Read full article »
Due to unforeseen site conditions encountered while crews were working on the Xcel Energy 69kV Transmission Line Replacement project, Bush Street will continue to be closed between W 4th Street and W 5th Street. Bush Street is anticipated to reopen on Monday, November 21st, dependent on weather and site conditions.
Bush Street is anticipated to temporarily reopen with a gravel surface during the weekend of November 12th-13th while crews are not working.
A detour will not be posted for traffic, but traffic is encouraged to use Plum Street, W 4th Street and W 5th Street to avoid the closure area. … Read full article »
Monday, November 7 2016 9:52 AM •
Categorized In Public Works
On September 26, over twenty five people joined the Southeast Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERT) tour of the City of Red WIng's clean energy projects.
The tour included visits to the Public Works Maintenance Shop where participants learned about Red Wing's recycled waste oil and LED Street Lighting, then moved Downtown where they visited the City Hall Solar Car Port, and the Fire Station's rooftop solar PV installation.
Click here to view the complete article and to view pictures taken from the tour
Friday, November 4 2016 9:13 AM •
Categorized In Public Works
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 Friday, November 11th.
Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule:
Monday, November 7th – Normal Collection
Tuesday, November 8th – Normal Collection
Wednesday, November 9th – Normal Collection
Thursday, November 10th – Normal Collection
Friday, November 11th – NO COLLECTION
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department has contracted with Cartegraph Systems Inc., a software consulting firm, to perform pavement inspections as a part of our ongoing maintenance program. The inspections will be conducted during the term of the contract from Thursday November 3, 2016 through Friday November 11, 2016. This firm, its employees, and agents are authorized to conduct various roadway inspection activities within the public right-of-way during the term of this contract. Working hours will be 7:00 am to 6:00 pm during the above dates including weekends.
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