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Labor Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Wednesday, August 31 2016 11:48 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Labor Day Holiday Week. City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, September 5th . Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, September 5th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, September 6th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, September 7th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, September 8th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, September 9th – Thursday’s Route picked up  

Red Wing HRA Awarded $3.7 Million in Funding for Capital Improvements to Jordan Tower II Apartment C

Tuesday, August 30 2016 8:24 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) was awarded $3.7 million dollars in funding through the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) for Jordan Tower II, an eight story apartment complex constructed in 1979, during the August 25 MHFA Board meeting in St. Paul. Work on this loan application began with a Physical Needs Assessment (PNA) completed in 2015 indicating nearly $6 million in capital improvements will be needed in the next 20 years.   MHFA funded the needs of those critical and non-critical capital improvements needed in the next six years. The rehabilitation work will al…

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Mayor Bender's State of the City Address, August 17, 2016

Tuesday, August 23 2016 9:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Mayor Bender gives his first State of the City Address and you can watch and listen here if you missed his presentation.

River City Days Premier Summer Festival 2016

Monday, August 1 2016 3:35 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
River City Days is Red Wing's premier summer festival, filled with FREE entertainment, delicious food and fun for all ages! River City Days is brought to you bythe City of Red Wing andthe Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce, many generous sponsors, and wonderful volunteers. General interview August 5th Events August 6th Events August 7th Events River City Days website  

Green Wing Energy Challenge

Monday, August 1 2016 2:01 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Knock a few projects off your “to do” list and get back to your summer with a Home Energy Squad visit.  This summer, the City of Red Wing and the Green Wing Energy Challenge invites you to join our efforts to make homes and businesses in Red Wing more energy efficient.  Save 50% on a visit scheduled in July or August.  In one visit, the Home Energy Squad helps you achieve instant energy savings by installing high-efficiency products like: CFLs Weather stripping on your exterior doors A programmable thermostat An insulating blanket for your water heater Water-saving showerhea…

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Levee Road and Red Wing Riverfront Trail Dedication

Monday, August 1 2016 10:29 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
A quorum of Red Wing City Council Members may be present at the Levee Road and Red Wing Riverfront Trail Dedication Ceremony on August 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Levee Park.  As part of the ceremony, Mayor Dan Bender, Brian Peterson and Jay Owens will highlight the construction project. Red Wing Chamber staff and ambassadors will do a ribbon cutting and then everyone will be encouraged to join in a community walk on the new trail.

High water levels impacting docking location of the Mississippi Queen

Thursday, July 21 2016 8:12 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Message from Lynn Nardinger, Deputy Director Public ServicesPublic Works Department - The Queen of the Mississippi paddle boat will be docking at the bulkheads by Bay Point Park instead of Levee Park do to the high water levels. Docking is expected to be around noon on Friday and leaving around 5:30pm and returning Saturday at 10:00 pm and leaving Sunday at noon

He Mni Can - Barn Bluff Master Plan Approved

Thursday, July 7 2016 4:07 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing City Council adopted the He Mni Can – Barn Bluff Master Plan on Monday, June 27, 2016. The plan was the result of an extensive process that involved numerous public engagement opportunities over an eight month period. To view a copy of the final adopted Master Plan, select here.

Underground Transmission Line Replacement

Friday, July 1 2016 3:53 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Click here for a printable Underground Transmission Line Replacemet document

Another successful Father's Day Classic Car Show

Monday, June 20 2016 10:02 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Congratulations to the Phantom Motor/Model Club on an outstanding Father’s Day Classic Car Show this past weekend.  Due to road construction, city staff worked closely with the organizers to coordinate traffic flow and provide excellent public safety to all participants.   This annual event is a success because of the attention to detail by the organizers, who began the application process in March to secure the necessary permission to close streets and the Mural parking lot.  The Father’s Day Classic Car show brings tourism to the community and provides positive exposure for R…

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