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Getting Outside & Active

As spring is approaching, so are outdoor activities. Barn Bluff is one of the top tourist attractions in Red Wing, especially in the warmer months. Barn Bluff Trail overlooks the pretty downtown area and towers about 400 feet above the Mississippi River. There is also an extensive view of Lake ...

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Single Sort Recycling

Red Wing will be changing to single-sort recycling in the fall of 2019. This is a big change for the community, but what does it actually mean? Single sort recycling is a system of recycling in which all paper fibers, metals, plastics and other containers and mixed and collected into ...

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40,000 Yards of Snow

The Red Wing Public Works Department has been working tirelessly this winter. With record-breaking snowfall, snow removal has become a major priority. Public Works crews have hauled over 40,000 yards of snow just this winter alone – that’s more than the last four winters combined. Although it may be frustrating ...

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Stock Up For Others

With another blizzard approaching, what is your first instinct? Is it to go to the grocery store and stock up? Turns out, this is a normal tendency that gives us a sense of control in a uncontrollable situation. This raises the question; do we need these extra groceries? Most likely, ...

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