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Channel 6 Service Restored

Monday, April 16 2018 12:34 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Channel 6 Service Restored   (April 17, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – Service has been restored to Channel 6, Red Wing's government access television channel. On Monday, April 16, 2018, at approximately 9 A.M., a technical failure caused a service interruption to Channel 6.  Programming has now been restored and normal television viewing can be resumed.  Additionally, all City of Red Wing meetings remain available for viewing through the City’s website, Thank you for your patience while work was performed to restore Channel 6.  Please direct all queries to Laur…

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Tell the Library What You Think!

Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:45 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Take the 3-Minute Survey Here: The Red Wing Public Library is starting its long-term strategic plan and wants your input.  Let the library know what programs, services, and opportunities you value the most, and what you want to see in the future.  Survey results will be available in late May. Help the library be the best it can be.         More about the Library's Strategic Plan from the Library's Executive Director, Jessica McGee: Thank you to all our library patrons who have visited over the last year. In 2017, we had 168,280 visits to our library and …

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Red Wing Earns the Minnesota Clean Energy Community Award

Monday, April 2 2018 4:23 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing was one of seven Minnesota communities that received 2018 Clean Energy Community Awards on March 28 at the Community Driven Clean Energy Conference in St. Cloud. The awards were sponsored and presented by the Minnesota Department of Commerce.  The awards recognize communities that contribute to the state’s clean energy goals by planning and implementing programs, policies, and technologies that encourage energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy generation.  The City of Red Wing earned its Achieve Award for the “Green Wing Energy Action Plan.” The…

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Controlled Burn on Sorin's Bluff on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21 2018 10:57 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release:   March 21, 2018   Contact:  Steve Kohn, Planning Manager City of Red Wing (651)385-3622   Conservation Corps of Minnesota to Conduct Controlled Prescribed Burns on Sorin’s Bluff on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 The Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) in cooperation with the City of Red Wing will be conducting a controlled, prescribed burn of select native prairie on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The purpose of a controlled, prescribed burn is to reduce invasive species in select areas and to stimulate existing pra…

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Snow Emergency Declared for 2/25/18

Saturday, February 24 2018 11:29 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases

Library Closing Early Due to Heavy Snowfalls

Monday, January 22 2018 4:10 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases

Downtown Investment Partnership Approved

Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:24 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release Contact: Brian C. Peterson, AICP Special Project Manager City of Red Wing651-385-3617   (January 16, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – On January 8, 2018, the Red Wing City Council approved the establishment of the Downtown Investment Partnership Pilot Program to achieve catalyst redevelopment projects in Downtown Red Wing. On January 8, 2018, the City Council unanimously adopted a motion to approve the Red Wing Downtown Investment Partnership Plan and begin working toward a collaborative pilot program. This initiative stems from the Downtown Action Plan adopted in 2009 which set…

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Red Wing 2040 Innovative Ideas Series Starts Oct.11

Saturday, October 7 2017 12:44 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
What do you think will help Red Wing thrive into the next 20 years and beyond? Come learn about ideas from around the world, share your thoughts, and help shape Red Wing's future. The Innovative Ideas Series is part of the Red Wing 2040 project, and the first of this five-part series of events starts Wednesday, October 11th at the Ignite Building, 419 Bush Street. Choose from two times, either over the lunch hour from 11:45 to 1:15 or in the evening fron 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Soup and treats provided. No RSVP required. Free. Come and bring a friend! (Free on-street parking and ADA accessible entrance.)  See the video here

West Avenue Closure (West 5th Street to West 7th Street)

Thursday, August 10 2017 12:00 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(August 10, 2017, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Engineering Department would like to inform you that West Avenue will be closed beginning at approximately 7:00 am on Monday, August 14th between West 5th Street and West 7th Street. The closure is needed to replace utilities on West Avenue near the West 6th Street intersection and rebuild the West Avenue/West 6th Street intersection related to the City’s 2017 Street Reconstruction Project. A signed detour will be posted via West 5th Street, Bush Street, and West 7th Street. The work will last approximately 3 weeks and the road will be reo…

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Red Wing HWY 61 Project Earns MnDot Regional Transportation Recognition

Thursday, August 3 2017 12:34 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Two MnDOT projects earn regional transportation recognition   Red Wing Highway 61/ Main Street project wins quality of life/community development award RED WING, Minn. – Two Minnesota Department of Transportation projects were among the winners last week in the Mid- America Association of State Transportation Officials’ regional America’s Transportation Awards competition.  The Red Wing Highway 61/Main Street project was recognized in the Quality of Life/Community Development category for projects costing less than $25 million. The $9.7 million project illustrates how a collabo…

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