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Christmas Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, December 19 2017 12:29 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Christmas Holiday Weeks.   CHRISTMAS WEEK City Hall will be CLOSED on both Friday, December 22nd and Monday, December 25th. The Public Library will be OPEN on Friday, December 22nd, and CLOSED on both Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, December 25th. The Public Works Building will CLOSE at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 22nd, and will be CLOSED on Monday, December 25th. The Solid Waste Campus will CLOSE at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 22nd and will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, D…

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Red Wing Police Respond to Disturbance

Monday, December 18 2017 8:32 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On December 15, 2017, at approximately 9:00 PM, Officers of the Red Wing Police Department responded to a reported disturbance in the 700 Block of Jefferson Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male and female fighting on a front porch. Upon seeing police, the male suspect fled into the house. The female stated that there was a gun in the residence. Officers established a perimeter around the house and called for the assistance of the Goodhue County Emergency Response Team and Crisis Negotiations Team. Once the Emergency Response Team and Negotiators arrived on scene, they entered the residence. Communic…

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He Mni Can- Barn Bluff Park Improvement Project Recommended for Funding

Thursday, December 14 2017 8:53 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
     

Service Interruption Affects Red Wing

Friday, December 1 2017 4:37 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Around 1 pm today, Verizon cellular service and Charter services went down. If you watch Channel 6 through Charter, or are trying to reach city employees through their cell phones, you will have noticed this.  We received notice from Charter that one of their fibers was cut, affecting services throughout Red Wing.  Crews have identified the location of the cut and Charter has fiber splicers en route.  We're looking forward to have services restored soon. 

Red Wing Bridge Project plans overnight Hwy 61 detour on Dec. 14 for bridge demolition

Friday, December 1 2017 9:19 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
  NEWS RELEASE Contact: Terry Ward MnDOT construction project manager Office: 507- 286-7688 Cell: 507-421-5318 Email: terry.ward@state.mn.us For Immediate Release  Red Wing Bridge Project plans overnight Hwy 61 detour on Dec. 14 for bridge demolition work RED WING, Minn.- Weather permitting, Highway 61 traffic south of the Highway 63/Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing will be detoured for 12 hours beginning Tuesday, Dec. 14 while crews perform bridge demolition activities on the Highway 63 bridge over the road,according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation.  A porti…

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What has Downtown Main Street been doing for our community this year?

Thursday, November 30 2017 3:36 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Executive Director, Megan Tsui, presented a summary of Downtown Main Street (DTMS) activities thus far in 2017 to the City Council on Monday, November 27, and the project list ranged from community branding to sustainability programs for downtown businesses. The City of Red Wing contracts with DTMS to provide services, and Tusi reported that the City contract represents roughly a third of the total income for DTMS. The services commissioned in the current contract include projects based around the following areas: Banner and flag program Jordan Court enhancements Dashboard of Progress The creation…

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Free Christmas Lights & Cords Disposal

Thursday, November 30 2017 11:50 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Solid Waste Campus is pleased to announce that we will be accepting Christmas lights and old extension cords at no charge during the holiday season.  Starting November 24th, during the Holiday Stroll downtown, the drop off location will be in front of City Hall.  Once the stroll is complete, the drop off site will move out to the Solid Waste Campus. The drop off will continue through January 13th, 2018. The end date coincides with the Holiday Greens Disposal.

West Fifth St Reopened to Single Lane Eastbound Traffic

Wednesday, November 29 2017 2:36 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
 

Notice of Proposed Amendment to Ordinance

Wednesday, November 29 2017 12:03 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 77, created a new law in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 415, that would require certain types of notice for many proposed ordinances or proposed amendment to ordinances. Only interim ordinances have been exempted from this notice requirement.  Click the following link to view the proposed ordinance that will be considered at the December 11, 2017, City Council meeting:   Ordinance No. 115, Fourth Series - Amending Section 10 of the City Code, Adding Section 10.30, Enforcement of Rules of Order and Procedure and Orderly Conduct at Government Meetings and S…

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Memorial Park Drone Flights To Combat Oriental Bittersweet on November 29th

Tuesday, November 28 2017 3:03 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture will be flying a drone above wooded areas of Sorin's Bluff/Memorial Park to test a process aimed to collect images of Oriental Bittersweet infestations.  Oriental Bittersweet is an invasive plant species that is spreading in the Red Wing area, including portions of Memorial Park.  The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture are partnering with the City of Red Wing on Oriental Bittersweet management.  Ideally, the use of drones will assist management teams by findi…

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