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Burning Ban Imposed for Goodhue County

Sunday, April 29 2018 8:38 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release:    Date: April 29, 2018 On April 29, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued a burning ban for Goodhue County. All burning permits issued within the City of Red Wing are suspended effective immediately. No new burn permits will be issued until the burning ban is lifted. At this time recreational fires are still allowed. Updates will be posted on the city of Red Wing website and the Red Wing Fire Department Facebook page. Residents are encouraged to closely monitor their surroundings when cooking outdoors, performing activities involving heat or flame a…

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Save Your Ash Tree! Take Advantage of Bulk Pricing

Thursday, April 26 2018 8:46 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact: Tina Folch City of Red Wing 651.385.3652   RED WING TREATING ADDITIONAL PUBLIC ASH TREES AS PART OF EAB PLAN Residents Have Opportunity to Take Advantage of City Bulk Pricing for Private Treatments   Emerald Ash Borer Plan In March 2018, the City of Red Wing approved a plan to protect a portion of its public trees from the invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) insect. The plan dedicates funding over three years to treat a number of public ash trees in parks and boulevards, remove others that are in poor condition or become infested, and plant new trees.  The City currently has ove…

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HWY 61 & Spring Creek Rd Project Start-Up

Thursday, April 26 2018 7:39 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Contact Jay Owens, P.E. City Engineer Engineering Department 651.385.3625   Highway 61 & Spring Creek Road Improvements Project – Construction Start-Up (April 26, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing, Goodhue County, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the proposed improvements at the intersection of US Highway 61 and Spring Creek Road are anticipated to begin construction starting on Monday, April 30, 2018.  Initial operations will include the roadway closure of Spring Creek Road (CR 5…

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Tell the Library What You Think!

Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:45 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Take the 3-Minute Survey Here: The Red Wing Public Library is starting its long-term strategic plan and wants your input.  Let the library know what programs, services, and opportunities you value the most, and what you want to see in the future.  Survey results will be available in late May. Help the library be the best it can be.         More about the Library's Strategic Plan from the Library's Executive Director, Jessica McGee: Thank you to all our library patrons who have visited over the last year. In 2017, we had 168,280 visits to our library and …

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Student Art Heads to D.C.

Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:48 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Check out the talent of our local youths!  Students from Red Wing High School participated in the Young Artists & Authors showcase this year.  The showcase is sponsored by the Red Wing Sister Cities Commission and it encourages youth from around the globe to express the mission of the Sister Cities International through original artwork, literature, film, and photography.  The theme for this year's contest was The Art of Diplomacy and the submissions received were excellent.  A first, second, and third place winner was selected, and the first place piece will now be sent to Washin…

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City Council Vacancy

Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:38 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
It’s official; Council Member Dustin Schulenberg has resigned from the Red Wing City Council.  Why did Schulenberg resign?  The Red Wing City charter requires council members to live within the city limits.  Though they are staying local, Schulenberg and his family recently purchased a home outside of the city limits, making him ineligible to serve on the Council.  What does his resignation mean for Red Wing?  That we’ve got a vacancy and we’re looking for a local citizen to fill it. Council members are elected by the public for a four-year term.  Schulenberg h…

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City Council Spring Tour

Monday, April 23 2018 4:52 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The weather this month has been less than predictable, but there is one event which happens every spring without fail; the City Council Spring Tour.  Every year members of the City Council and staff get on a bus and tour points of interest throughout the city, including areas where work needs to be done or a project is happening.  It's a way for our elected officials to see the projects from the ground up, and to have first-hand knowledge of the various presentations they will likely be receiving at Council meetings throughout the year.  The tour this year happened on the morning of April …

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Channel 6 Service Restored

Monday, April 16 2018 12:34 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Channel 6 Service Restored   (April 17, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – Service has been restored to Channel 6, Red Wing's government access television channel. On Monday, April 16, 2018, at approximately 9 A.M., a technical failure caused a service interruption to Channel 6.  Programming has now been restored and normal television viewing can be resumed.  Additionally, all City of Red Wing meetings remain available for viewing through the City’s website, Thank you for your patience while work was performed to restore Channel 6.  Please direct all queries to Laur…

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Spring Flood Run

Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:42 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
SPRING FLOOD RUN: CONTACT:  Chief Roger D. Pohlman PHONE:  651-267-2610    “SPRING FLOOD RUN” KICKS OFF RIDING SEASON, ENFORCEMENT ALONG ROUTES Motorists Should Exercise Extreme Caution along Scenic River Routes    Red Wing, MN — Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 21. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona. Motorists will need to use extra caution this weekend wit…

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Earth Week Activities; Driven To Action

Thursday, April 5 2018 10:57 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Co-sponsored by the Red Wing Sustainability Commission, Earth Week 2018 features numerous activities around town. Check out the activities below, and even more events can be found at the Friends of the Bluffs website.  If stewardship of our natural resources is a passion of yours, consider joining the Sustainability Commission. They're looking for people just like you.    Wednesday, April 18 6:30 pm - Agriculture and Climate Change, at the Red Wing Environmental Learning Center.  Meeting and discussion with Beth Nelson, Director of Res…

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