Red Wing is a community without bounds — a special place to live, work and raise a family. This rivertown truly represents the best of the past, present and future.RELATED CONTENT
Rather than the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, Red Wing Dog Park Association cut a leash when dedicating the addition to A.P. Anderson Park about a year and a half ago.RELATED CONTENT
In Red Wing, more than 900 acres of land is dedicated to the enjoyment of the public.RELATED CONTENT
Whether it was for biking, inline skating, skiing or walking, a total of 89,466 people made use of the Cannon Valley Trail in 2010.RELATED CONTENT
The Red Wing Public Library is about reading materials and much more. Located downtown at Third Street and East Avenue, the library has an extensive book collection, including teen and children's materials, plus video and audio materials, magazines, newspapers and reference materials. The library also offers ebooks.
Before the economic boom created by Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Prairie Island, the Mdewakanton Dakota relied on trapping and selling fur for survival. Prairie Island is important to the tribe because of the plants used of the medicinal and spiritual purposes that grow there.RELATED CONTENT
As nation observes the Civil War’s sesquicentennial, the Goodhue County Historical Society remembers the people involved in the conflict.RELATED CONTENT
The Red Wing area business community has many local resources for assistance and promotion. One of the top goals, as outlined by the Mayor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Economic Development in 2010, is to work more closely together.
Public transportation in Red Wing can be all business, all fun - or both.
Red Wing saw a slight increase in its population from 2000 to 2010, as did the other cities in Goodhue County.RELATED CONTENT
An average of one baby a day is born at the Birthplace at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center. That means that since its opening 10 years ago, 3,655 newborns have been welcomed into the world.RELATED CONTENT
Crews recently resumed work at U.S. Lock and Dam No. 3 near Red Wing after high water delayed the project during the summer.RELATED CONTENT
Whether you're new to Red Wing or a longtime resident, it's helpful to keep the following information handy.
"To think this all started because of one veteran," Red Wing American Legion Post 54 manager Linda Chandler said of the new flag raised in 2011 atop Barn Bluff.RELATED CONTENT
Residents and visitors find much to admire in Red Wing, but the single amenity that usually is the first thing to catch their eye is the Pretty Red Wing Flower Baskets.RELATED CONTENT