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A Day of Action To End Domestic Violence Decreed

Tuesday, February 28 2017 4:12 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Advocates from the Hope Coalition joined Mayor Dowse at the lectern at last night’s City Council Meeting. They were there to show their support for a proclamation Mayor Dowse publically shared on behalf of the City of Red Wing declaring March 7, 2017, as A Day of Action To End Domestic Violence.  The proclamation comes in support of an effort to make March 7 a statewide day of action throughout all of Minnesota.  March 7 was chosen as the Day of Action to coincide with the beginning of budget discussions between state and federal legislators; budget discussions that will include funding for do…

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Volunteers Requested for the Twin Bluff side of the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area

Monday, February 27 2017 1:04 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Minnesota Conservation Corps and Friends of the Bluffs will be working on the Twin Bluff side of the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area on Saturday, March 4 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. If you would like to help, come on when you can and stay as long as you like.  Bring a water bottle, gloves, eye and ear protection, wear layers, and a good pair of boots. Friends of the Bluffs will be providing snacks and lunch. For more information email        

Neighborhood Meeting Notice for Street Reconstruction Project

Monday, February 27 2017 8:28 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works

Snow Emergency Declared

Friday, February 24 2017 8:40 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases  

Public Works Responds to Comments Regarding Grant Acceptance

Thursday, February 23 2017 11:45 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
City Council represents our government on the local level. Our elected council members come together for public meetings during which they vote and make decisions that become the operating procedures that help govern our city. Every one of these meetings includes a public comment period during which the citizenry is invited to come forward and present issues of concern or make comments in general about topics for discussion. At the City Council meeting on January 23rd, 2017, several questions/comments were put forth during the public comment period that merited discussion beyond what the time constraints of t…

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Snow Emergency Anticipated For Friday, February 24, 2017

Thursday, February 23 2017 9:31 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works

Riverfront Trail Reopens

Wednesday, February 22 2017 2:40 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works

Community Meeting to Discuss Proposed Downtown Improvements

Wednesday, February 22 2017 9:11 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
There will be a community meeting held on Wednesday, February 22nd, at 5:30 PM in the Foot Room at the Red Wing Public Library. RE: The reconstruction of the proposed downtown improvements W 3rd Street & Bush Street Intersection 2017 Downtown Street Lighting Replacement  The city has just begun design of the intersection reconstruction project and has just finished design of the downtown street lighting project, and we want your input! Please gather your questions and concerns about the affected streets, utilities, sidewalks, and other items, and join us at the neighborhood meeting to d…

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Mayor Dowse Testifies To Senate in Support of Bonding Bill

Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:27 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
On February 14 the City of Red Wing Mayor, Sean Dowse, testified in support of the Senate's bonding bill (SF 210) before the Senate's Transportation Finance and Policy Committee. The City and the Mayor strongly support the passage of the bonding bill and are pleased that the Legislature is looking at completing unfinished business from last year. The Mayor testified in strong support of the bill by stating "Red Wing respectfully requests the quick passage of this bonding bill as it will allow the State and the City of Red Wing to move forward in addressing critical transportation issues". Funding in the bil…

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2017 Rotary 'Service Above Self' award winner Ron Rosenthal

Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:13 PM  •   Categorized In Employee News
“Ron is so deserving of the Rotary Service Above Self Award.  He said at the awards luncheon, ‘I don’t seek out recognition, I just try to do my job’ but I can say, after working with him for almost 26 years that he does much more than just ‘doing his job’.  He truly cares about the City and does what it takes to lead us in the right direction.  He cares about the people he works with, he cares about the projects he leads and he cares and listens to those impacted from the decisions we make.  Next to my Dad, Ron is the best mentor I have ever had in my…

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