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Burning Ban Lifted for Goodhue County

Wednesday, May 2 2018 10:44 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Due to the overnight rainfall, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted the burning ban for Goodhue County. Residents that had permits suspended because of the ban can now resume burning until their permit expires. Residents can now also apply for new burning permits. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. For additional questions or concerns contact: Andy Speltz Fire Marshal, Red Wing Fire Department 651-385-3694

Burning Ban Imposed for Goodhue County

Sunday, April 29 2018 8:38 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release:    Date: April 29, 2018 On April 29, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued a burning ban for Goodhue County. All burning permits issued within the City of Red Wing are suspended effective immediately. No new burn permits will be issued until the burning ban is lifted. At this time recreational fires are still allowed. Updates will be posted on the city of Red Wing website and the Red Wing Fire Department Facebook page. Residents are encouraged to closely monitor their surroundings when cooking outdoors, performing activities involving heat or flame a…

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HWY 61 & Spring Creek Rd Project Start-Up

Thursday, April 26 2018 7:39 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Contact Jay Owens, P.E. City Engineer Engineering Department 651.385.3625   Highway 61 & Spring Creek Road Improvements Project – Construction Start-Up (April 26, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing, Goodhue County, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the proposed improvements at the intersection of US Highway 61 and Spring Creek Road are anticipated to begin construction starting on Monday, April 30, 2018.  Initial operations will include the roadway closure of Spring Creek Road (CR 5…

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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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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
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