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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  

Partial Fourth Street Closure Extended through May 25

Thursday, May 25 2017 1:49 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works

Memorial Day Activities

Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:23 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Memorial Day Observance.  The Red Wing Memorial Day Committee will be hosting the 2017 Red Wing Memorial Day Observance to be held on May 29th. The Memorial Day ceremony will be held from 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. with Color Guards, Master of Ceremonies, Guest speakers, Musical Interludes by RWHS concert Band & Ovation Choir, Floral tributes with firing squad and artillery salutes and TAPS. The event will be held in the east side of Bay Point Park Field of Honor.  The Red Wing Area Seniors are sponsoring the 2017 Field of Honor where there will be a display of 300 3’x5’ American Flags a…

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Mayor Dowse Proclaims Public Works Week

Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:13 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Mayor Dowse has proclaimed May 21-27, 2017, as National Public Works Week in Red Wing, and with good reason. It’s a department that most of us rarely think about. We go about our day, drinking fresh water, flushing our toilets, and driving on safe roads without realizing the crews who work hard to make modern conveniences such as these our daily due. This bunch is nearly done with their day before most of us take our morning coffee break. They’re up before dawn collecting our trash, mowing our parks, installing road signs and sweeping our alleys. They plan, build, manage, and operate the infrastru…

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Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony to be Held

Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:22 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The new bridge is a project that impacts us all, so all are invited to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony to be held on Friday, May 26, at 11 AM in Levee Park.  Come join our local dignitaries, Public Works, and the MN Department of Transportation in heralding in the new project.  More details to follow soon! 

Red Wing In Top 25 for Main Street Contest

Friday, May 19 2017 2:55 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Red Wing is in the Top 25 in America’s Main Streets Contest Sponsored by Stihl Downtown Main Street entered Red Wing in another contest and out of over 200 entries, Red Wing made it into the top 25 (quarterfinals) for the Main Street Contest to win $25,000 for downtown! The goal of the America's Main Streets contest is to help promote the importance and strong economic benefits of Main Streets and the small businesses that help them thrive. The winning Main Street will receive $25,000 in cash and related prizes to help revitalize that Main Street. Vote every day, once a day until May 28th at

Red Wing Police Investigate School Bus Incident

Tuesday, May 16 2017 3:56 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On May 16, 2017 at approximately 7:12 AM a School Bus carrying elementary and middle school students reported that students on the bus were coughing and complaining of throat irritation. First Student bus immediately pulled the bus to side of the road and evacuated the students from the bus. Another bus arrived to complete the transportation of students to school, while the original bus was taken back to the bus garage for a thorough evaluation. Red Wing Public School District requested the assistance of the Red Wing Police Department to assist with investigation of the incident. First Student conducted a tho…

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National Police Week Memorial Service

Monday, May 15 2017 9:27 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The week of May 15th - 19th is National Police Week.  In honor of National Police Week, there will be a Peace Officer Memorial Day Service held on May 17th at Noon at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Rotunda.  Guest Speaker will be 1st District Court Judge, Kevin Mark.  After the service, refreshments will be served.  The public is invited to attend the service.   Law Enforcement Memorial Service Schedule

City Council Spring Tour Highlights

Monday, May 8 2017 11:50 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Every spring the members of the City Council board a bus and are taken on a tour of Red Wing. It’s not a sightseeing tour, though they are seeing sites of major interest to our town, it’s a work trip.  Council members are taken to areas of interest related to upcoming projects, areas of concern, or development that will be the subject of decisions they need to make in the coming year.  Hosted by City Engineering Director Ron Rosenthal, Public Works Director Rick Moskwa, and other key staff , the tour is open to the public who may wish to follow along.  The spring tour was held on Ap…

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