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Construction Is About To Begin On Several Major Projects

Friday, April 28 2017 2:59 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works

Fire Captain Bob Engberg Retires After 40 Years Of Service

Thursday, April 27 2017 3:28 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
Commentary by Fire Chief Shannon Draper The Red Wing Fire department was formed in 1857 and over the last 160 years, we have had many great firefighters and leaders that have built the foundation of who we are today.   Bob Engberg is one such person; an individual that has truly contributed to our department’s success. Bob Engberg has served the city of Red Wing as a volunteer and Paid on Call firefighter for 40 years. He retired last week as a Captain of Hose Company One. Bob joined the fire department in 1977 and was assigned to Hose Company One; a volunteer company that has been serving R…

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Annual Bicycle Rodeo

Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:39 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Police Department will again be hosting our annual Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The Rodeo will be held at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center parking lot at 430 West 6th Street in Red Wing. A bicycle safety course will be set up for the kids to ride their bicycles through and learn safety rules. Kids should bring their own bicycles. Free hot dogs and pop will be provided for all kids who participate. Many prizes and several bicycles will also be given away. The Rodeo is a fun and educational experience for the kids in the community!    

Pavement Striping from Old West Main to Potter Street Delayed Until May 1

Monday, April 24 2017 12:22 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works

2017 Spring Yard Waste Clean-up Dates Announced

Friday, April 21 2017 11:32 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Residents can dispose of grass, leaves and compostable or organic yard waste year-round FREE OF CHARGE. Residents may also dispose of brush at the brush and compost site at the Solid Waste Management Campus, located at 1873 Bench Street, for a charge. However, these charges are waived for residents from April 22nd thru June 3rd, 2017.  During this time, Red Wing residents may dispose of brush and shrub trimmings free of charge. The hours for the Bench Street compost and yard waste site are:Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Sundays - CLOSED Special bags …

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Special Archery Hunt Approved for 2017

Thursday, April 20 2017 8:00 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
City Council has approved the 2017 special archery hunt, which includes spring turkey hunting (west of Bench Street) and fall deer hunting within specific archery zones in the City Limits. The special archery hunt allows hunters to harvest up to 5 deer each within these archery zones. The program was originally established in the late 1990s in response to citizen complaints of deer-related damage to local gardens, shrubs and trees, as well as traffic safety concerns.  The hunt proved to be an effective way to keep the deer population at a manageable level and has subsequently been ongoing since that time…

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HWY 63 Bridge Replacement Open House

Thursday, April 20 2017 11:40 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
When: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 Time: 4:30-6:30 PM, Presentation will begin at 5:30 PM Where: Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room, 225 East Ave, Red Wing, MN The public is invited to an open house, Wednesday, May 3, at the Red Wing Public Library to learn about the new Red Wing Bridge construction schedule and community effects, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation. The open house is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a presentation scheduled at 5:30 p.m. The two-hour open house allows visitors to come and go. They can talk with engineers and other project members from MnDOT, WisD…

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Understanding Solar Garden Subscriptions

Thursday, April 20 2017 9:45 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
There has been a lot of buzz recently regarding Solar Garden subscriptions.  As they are a new energy offering in our area and a pretty complex subject, the City hosted an informational forum on this topic on Wednesday, May 19th, in the City Council Chambers.  Presented by the non-profit organization, Minnesota Clean Energy Resource Teams, a non-partisan overview was given as to how solar gardens work and why they may or may not be advantageous for homeowners.  Local solar garden subscription providers were also in attendance to answer questions and provide details of how the subscription contr…

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Criminal Complaint Filed in Homicide Case

Thursday, April 20 2017 7:38 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Goodhue County Attorney's OfficePress ReleaseCharles Deonta JonesOn April 19, 2017 the Goodhue County Attorney's Office issued a four count Criminal Complaint against Charles Deonta Jones, dob: 11/03/1990. The complaint alleges that Mr. Jones committed Murder in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.19, subd. 1(1), Murder in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.19, subd. 2(1), Murder in the Third Degree in violation of MS 609.195 subd. (a) and one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.205, subd. (1) when he shot Dangelo William Masterjohn, dob: 03/25/1990, in the chest at cl…

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Tornado Drills to Take Place on Thursday, April 20

Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:42 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
From the Office of Emergency Management: On Thursday April 20th the National Weather Service will be conducting their annual Tornado Awareness drills. All local NWS Offices will be participating with the drills. At 1:00 PM the NWS will sent out a test Tornado Watch Notification to all tone alert weather radios and Emergency Action Messages via TV and Radio. This test will make the radio sound and there will be verbal notifications after the tones. At 1:45PM the NWS will send out a test Tornado Warning to all tone alert radios and EAS Messaging. Following the Tone Alert there will be verbal notifications an…

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