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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond to Structure Fire

Thursday, June 8 2017 11:12 AM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
Incident Date: June 7, 2017Incident Time: 19:49 (7:49pm)Incident Address: 1873 Bench Street, Red Wing, MN 55066Alarm level: Four Alarms Resources on scene: Eight Engines, Three Ladders, Two Tenders, Five Ambulances, One Battalion Chief and Three Chief Officers.   Total of 70 Firefighters on scene Red Wing fire department received a call of smoke coming from the Red Wing city waste campus building.   Units arrived on scene confirming a working fire and upgraded the fire call to a First Alarm.  Upon entering, the building crews encounter heavy fire condition in the tipping room area. …

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Red Wing Solid Waste Campus Fire - Update 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 7 2017 9:34 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
The City of Red Wing has an active emergency fire situation at the Red Wing Solid Waste Campus. It is imperative that you avoid the area of 1873 Bench Street to allow for proper response by Red Wing Fire Department personnel. The 4 alarm fire was reported at approximately 7:45 p.m. and reported to be inside the Solid Waste facility which has sustained significant damage. There are no injuries reported. Sixty fire fighters are on scene from four cities. This is still an active scene and you are asked to avoid the area. Refuse and recycling will be picked up at normal times tomorrow, Thursday, June 8, 2017. …

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Red Wing Solid Waste Campus fire situation - June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7 2017 8:53 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
The City of Red Wing has an active emergency fire situation at the Red Wing Solid Waste Campus. It is imperative that you avoid the area of 1873 Bench Street to allow for proper response by Red Wing Fire Department personnel. Contact: Shannon DraperRed Wing Fire ChiefFire Department651.385.3695                                                         The City of Red Wing is dedicated to the ongoing health and well being of its residents. With its tradition of growth, sta…

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Alley Closure in the 300 Block of Bush Street Beginning June 6

Monday, June 5 2017 5:03 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
 

Rubin Drives Home Recycling Message to Kindergartners

Monday, June 5 2017 12:08 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Rubin the Blue Bin, Red Wing’s original recycling mascot, recently made 191 new friends. How did he do it? By tagging along with City of Red Wing’s Environmental Officer, Paul Drotos, to the Kindergarten class at Sunnyside Elementary School. Drotos and Rubin enter the classroom every year to teach Kindergartners all about the 3 golden rules of ecology; reduce, reuse, and recycle. It’s a simple message that makes a big impact, and Rubin the Blue Bin has been an integral part in getting the future generations of local kids excited about it. Using fun and simple demonstrations, Drotos and Rubi…

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Twin Bluff-Pioneer Road Intersection Closure Beginning June 5

Wednesday, May 31 2017 2:24 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
 

CPR and AED Awareness Week

Tuesday, May 30 2017 10:22 AM  •   Categorized In Fire Department
Did you know that every hour of every day in this country 42 people experience sudden cardiac arrest?  It's not just men who suffer this problem, more than 5,900 children experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year, too.  Did you know that administering CPR can more than double a victim's chances of surviving it?  More than 6,000 Minnesotans die from sudden cardiac arrest every year and the Fire Department would like each one of us to be able to step in and help our neighbors in need.  Therefore, Mayor Dowse has joined Fire Chief Shannon Draper in pro…

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Grant Recieved To Evaluate Improvements To Lake Pepin

Friday, May 26 2017 2:09 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (LPLA) is an organization that actively promotes actions to improve the ecological conditions in Lake Pepin.  Much of their recent efforts have focused on the impacts from the suspended solids that are carried into the lake from the upstream Mississippi and Minnesota River Watersheds.  These solids are deposited in the upper reaches of the Lake, and have drastically reduced the water depth, and destroyed aquatic weed beds and marshes. Wind generated waves tend to re-suspend these sediments, which increases the water turbidity and reduces the depth that sunlight ca…

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1 Mile of New Bike Trails To Be Built On Memorial

Friday, May 26 2017 2:03 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Have you heard of RAMBO yet? If the name didn’t catch your interest, the work ethic and achievements of this group will.  They’re dedicated mountain bike enthusiasts who are doing all they can to make Red Wing a destination for riders of every level. In the fifteen years that they’ve been meeting, the Red Wing Area Mountain Bike Association (RAMBO) has done a lot with very little. They have managed to create approximately 6 miles of mountain biking trails up on Memorial Park entirely by hand.  They host annual mountain bike races which have grown each year, increasing Re…

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Memorial Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, May 26 2017 7:48 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Memorial Day Holiday Week.  City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, May 29th.  Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, May 29th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, May 30th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, May 31st – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, June 1st – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, June 2nd – Thursday’s Route picked up  
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