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Notice of Proposed Ordinance Amendment

Tuesday, May 29 2018 9:10 AM  •   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 amendment that will be considered at the June 11, 2018, City Council meeting:   Ordinance No. 119, Fourth Series, Amending Chapter 3, General Administration, Section 3.01 Departments and Offices of Administration, of the Red Wing City Charter

Public Works Week-Spotlight:Steve Anderson

Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:19 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Steve Anderson recently celebrated 10 years working for the Solid Waste division of Red Wing's Public Works department. Ten years might sound like a long time to be on a collection route, but Anderson enjoys working outdoors, driving down gravel roads in the country and having views of wildlife roaming on the open land. His favorite aspect of his job is how warm the public is when it comes to holidays and hot sunny days. On these days people will often hand out a variety of treats, which brightens the day of anyone on the route. Would it surprise you to know that Anderson’s longest collection route is …

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Fire Department to Award Students Ride to School in Fire Truck

Monday, May 21 2018 1:06 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
What: Award Presentation to 3 Area Students When: May 24, 2018, @ 7:30 a.m. Where: Red Wing Fire Department   The Red Wing Fire Department understands how important reading is in the early grades and has decided to recognize our student readers!  The Burning Desire to Read program started at the beginning of the school year and has all of our area students very excited.   With the participation of the Burnside elementary school and support of the Red Wing school district, we are ready to recognize three very hard working students.  This Thursday, May 24 at 7:30 am the three winn…

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Officer Spotlight - Chad Steffen

Friday, May 18 2018 5:29 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
It’s National Police Week across the country; a time when we reflect on officers past and present.  By its very nature police work is hard.  They see humanity at its worst and have to perform their best under highly stressful, often dangerous situations.  Our local police force works hard to keep our community the safe place it is to live, and while all of those who put themselves in harm’s way on our behalf deserve a spotlight, we offer Patrol Officer Chad Steffen as one example of those who serve our community through the Red Wing Police Department.   Officer Steffen jo…

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Tyler Road Utility Work and Lane Closures

Monday, May 14 2018 5:40 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact:Dean Chamberlain, PE Staff Engineer EngineeringDepartment dean.chamberlain@ci.red-wing.mn.us   (May 14, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Engineering Department would like to inform you that utility work will cause lane closures on the southbound side (approaching Highway 61) of Tyler Road between Highway 61 and North Service Drive. These lane closures are due to unexpected utility replacement needs related to the Highway 61/Spring Creek Road project.  The lane closures are anticipated to begin around 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 14th and will conclude when the utility wo…

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Emergency Road Closure of Norwood Street

Monday, May 14 2018 3:54 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact: Jerry Plein Superintendent – Public Services Public Works Department 651.385.3691    (May 14, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Public Works Department would like to inform you that Norwood Street between Phelps and Sylvan Streets will be closed for the emergency repair of a water main. The closure will begin immediately with work to begin at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15.  Access to alleys off Norwood Street will be closed.  This closure is expected to last approximately 3-4 days, depending on weather, and reopening as soon as the work h…

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Memorial Park access at Skyline Drive Closure

Monday, May 14 2018 12:48 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact: Patrick Ramaker Superintendent – Buildings and Grounds Public Works Department 651.385.3690   (May 14, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Public Works Department would like to notify the public that vehicle access to Memorial Park at Skyline Drive will be closed on Wednesday, May 16 for blacktop maintenance.  The road going up to Memorial Park will be closed to the public from 7:00 A.M until 4:00 P.M. when vehicle traffic is expected to resume. The park will remain open to the public with access available by foot at Bush and 12th Street, Bluff and 8th Stree…

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Peace Officer Memorial Day Service

Thursday, May 10 2018 3:21 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office and Red Wing Police Department to Host Peace Officer Memorial Day Service   Contact: Roger Pohlman Chief of Police Police Department 651-267-2610   Red Wing, MN:  The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office and Red Wing Police Department would like to invite the public to our Annual Peace Officer Memorial Day Service, on May 15, 2018, at noon in the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center, 430 West 6th Street, Red Wing, MN.  The keynote speaker will be the Honorable Doug Bayley/1st Judicial District Court Judge.  Refreshments will be serv…

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Bay Point Park Playground Maintenance Work to Begin

Friday, May 4 2018 11:14 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact: Patrick Ramaker Superintendent – Buildings and Grounds Public Works Department 651.385.3690   (May 4, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Public Works Department would like to notify the public that the playground at Bay Point Park will be closed starting Monday, May 7, for the replacement of the swing set and updating of the resilient surfacing.  Work could take up to two weeks. The park will remain open to all visitors with access only closed to the playground area.  Please be aware that weather delays and unforeseen site conditions may affect the schedul…

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Bicycle Rodeo

Friday, May 4 2018 9:39 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Police Department will again be hosting our annual Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 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!  
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