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Intermittent Hwy 61 traffic delays expected March 12-16 for Red Wing Bridge project work

Monday, March 12 2018 11:15 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Highway 63/Eisenhower Bridge continues to remain open to traffic, but we wanted to update you on work related to the project that will create intermittent traffic delays next week on Highway 61, which crosses underneath Highway 63 near the bridge. Motorists on Highway 61 near the Highway 63/ Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing will experience intermittent delays from March 12-16 as construction crews set beams on a temporary bridge that will connect to the new button hook ramp.  The Highway 63/Eisenhower Bridge will remain open during this work. The work is only expected to affect Highway 61, which …

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Local Students Win Black History Month Contest

Friday, March 2 2018 1:00 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Were you able to attend the Martin Luther King Day celebration at Pier 55 on January 15th?  Lots of people came to enjoy a free breakfast, local program, and a streamed event from the Minneapolis Armory.  This event was sponsored by the Red Wing Human Rights Commission (HRC), and as part of the local festivities, the HRC sponsored an essay and poster contest through our local schools.  The winners of the contest were awarded certificates and cash prizes at the HRC meeting on February 15, 2018.  While the HRC was thrilled with all of the poster submissions they received from Twin Bluf…

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Regional Housing Forum in Austin, MN- March 14

Wednesday, February 28 2018 11:11 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
You're Invited! Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm The Governor’s Housing Taskforce wants to hear from you! Please join us for first Regional Forum of the Governor's Task Force on Housing. The forum will be hosted at Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota.  We hope you'll join us to learn about the work of the Task Force, share your ideas, and help craft housing strategies that will work for your region. Event Details: When: Wednesday, March 14, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Where: Riverland Community College, 1900 8th Ave. NW, Austin, MN 55912 REGISTER (it's…

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Is This Your Year to Join a Board or Commission?

Friday, February 16 2018 1:09 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Have you ever thought about serving on a board or a commission?  It’s the perfect example of our great democratic system working at the local level.  By serving on a board or a commission, you have the chance to effect true grassroots change within our community.  The time commitment is less than you think, usually just one meeting per month for most boards, and we’re always looking for new members.  Even if a board is currently full, most boards accept non-voting members, so don’t let a full roster dissuade you.  Right now we have openings on nine different boards.&…

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President’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, February 16 2018 7:28 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the President’s Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Community Development, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, February 19th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, February 19th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, February 20th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, February 21st – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, February 22nd – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, February 23rd – Thursday’s Route picked up

Nardinger- Growing With the City for 25 Years

Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:18 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Lynn Nardinger’s roots run deep.  He’s the kind of guy who grows where he’s planted, and for 25 years he’s been growing his career with the City of Red Wing.  Now the Deputy Director of Public Works, Lynn has come a long way from his start on the refuse collection route he was hired for 25 years ago.  Raised in rural Mazeppa on his family’s farm, Lynn went to vocational school in Rochester after high school graduation and became a diesel mechanic.  He put his degree to work when he was hired at Cemstone in Red Wing, and remained there for ten years before he …

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City of Red Wing Receives Grant for Local Energy Project

Monday, February 5 2018 12:04 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration

Red Wing Public Library Building Damaged

Wednesday, January 31 2018 10:35 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
January 31, 2018   Contact: Jessica McGee   Red Wing Public Library - Director            651-385-5105    A vehicle struck the Library in the late evening hours on January 30, 2018, resulting in damage to the portion of the building that sits at the intersection of Third and East Ave.  As a result, a portion of the children’s section has been cordoned off so damages can be assessed and repairs can be made.  Subsequently, there will be no storytimes this week.  The Library will remain open, however, and normal…

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City's 5-Year Reconstruction Plan Updated

Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:32 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
We’re no strangers to street reconstruction in Red Wing, and the recent investments in infrastructure have resulted in an uptick in construction of all sorts around town.  At the City Council meeting on Monday, January 8, 2018, Council was presented with the schedule for total street reconstructions within the city limits for the next five years.  Ron Rosenthal, City of Red Wing Engineering Director, presented the plan in its entirety to Council, a clip of which can be viewed here, though this was not the first time it has been brought before Council.  The 5-year reconstruction plan is a …

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Take Our Survey To Help Us Design Our New Website

Tuesday, December 19 2017 1:06 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
We’ve received feedback from citizens that it can be challenging to find what they’re looking for on our website. A website redesign has been our wish list for a long time now, and we’re striving to make that wish a reality in the upcoming year. Before we can get started we first have to understand what specifically needs to change. Could you help us with that? Please consider taking a minute to answer our brief survey by clicking on the link below. We want to make our new website the best it can be and your opinions are the place for us to start.
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