During the June 10th, 2013, City Council meeting, Acting Mayor Bayley, Fire Chief Tom Schneider and Police Chief Roger Pohlman recognized seven citizens for their assistance in a tragic accident on Barn Bluff on May 15th, 2013. Recognized during the meeting were Paul Meuer, Ripon, WI; Jay Homan, Hopkins, MN; Davis Peterson, Hager City, WI; Laci Wilson, Hager City, WI; Katie Tredinnick, Verona, WI; Shannon Franklin, New Berlin, WI; and Carl Meisner, Minnetonka, MN. On May 15th, 2013, these citizens were hiking on Barn Bluff and came upon an individual lying unresponsive on the north trail. They immediately began CPR, notified 911, and two of them met up with the first responders, directly enhancing the response time. Their actions demonstrated the strength of their character and is greatly appreciated by the Red Wing community. Present to personally receive their certificates of appreciation were Davis Peterson, Laci Wilson and Jay Homan.