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January 4, 2017
DTMS welcomes new director
Red Wing Downtown Main Street enjoyed a successful year in 2016. The local nonprofit geared toward revitalizing and sustaining the city's historic...
January 4, 2017 - 12:18pm
September 1, 2016
Bike shop owner shares success of first month
After being named the winner of the Downtown Main Street Retail Challenge, Andrew Petersen has seen his new store, Red Wing Bicycle Co. &...
September 1, 2016 - 7:12pm
June 26, 2016
Red Wing bike shop will go all out(doors)
With its scenic stretch of the Cannon Valley Trail, systems of mountain bike trails winding throughout Memorial Park and reputation as the “pretty” city on the Mississippi, few Minnesotans could ask for a better cycling destination than Red Wing. The only missing component? A...
June 26, 2016 - 6:00am
June 23, 2016
DTMS names retail challenge winner
Andrew Petersen was selected by a panel of judges as the grand prize winner of Red Wing Downtown Main Street’s retail challenge. One of five finalists to pitch business ideas in the challenge, Peterson presented plans for Red Wing Bicycle Co. & Outfitter, which would specialize...
June 23, 2016 - 12:03pm
March 26, 2016
Retail Challenge shows entrepreneurs business ideas are ‘very doable’
With a number of empty storefronts waiting to be filled, downtown Red Wing is ripe with retail opportunities. Red Wing Downtown Main Street hopes to help entrepreneurs fill one of those storefronts and generate buzz for downtown businesses with its Retail Challenge. Similar to the...
March 26, 2016 - 9:00am
July 23, 2013
Crazy Days moves to Aug. 3
Red Wing Downtown Main Street has been hosting Crazy Days - where downtown merchants hold special sales and display merchandise on the sidewalks - for years. Previously, the event brought huge crowds, clowns, balloons and even closed off streets. But in the last five years, Crazy...
July 23, 2013 - 12:47pm
April 3, 2013
DTMS looks for mac and cheese contest entries
Red Wing Downtown Main Street is looking for businesses and organizations to enter its Mac & Cheese Smackdown, which will be 6 to 8 p.m. May 23 at the Elks Lodge. Dishes will be judged on taste and creativity. All entries must contain macaroni and cheese, but can be in any form:...
April 3, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 8, 2013
DTMS grew during '12
Growth seemed to be a theme at Red Wing Downtown Main Street's annual meeting, which took place Feb. 1 at the Sheldon Theater. Not only is the organization physically expanding its borders, it also is bringing three small businesses to downtown Red Wing and hopes to add staff members...
February 8, 2013 - 9:00am
January 10, 2013
Red Wing Downtown Main Street expanding borders
Red Wing Downtown Main Street is getting a little bigger. The business organization recently approved changes to its bylaws that will expand...
January 10, 2013 - 10:00am
May 31, 2012
Seminar explores marketing
Red Wing Downtown Main Street will offer the seminar "Marketing Trends and Tourism for the 21st Century" June 6 at the St. James Hotel. This will be an educational day to discuss tourism in Red Wing. The seminar is free for members and Friends of DTMS. Non-members play $25. Reservations...
May 31, 2012 - 6:32pm
February 17, 2012
'A good year' for Red Wing Downtown Main Street
Red Wing Downtown Main Street's annual meeting, held Friday evening, wrapped up what President John Becker called "a good year for the organization." "We're generally coming back from 2008," he told the crowd gathered at the Goodhue County History Center. Proof of that, Becker...
February 17, 2012 - 9:00am
August 8, 2011
Incubator hopes to foster grassroots economic growth
When Red Wing Downtown Main Street received a $20,000 grant last year to create an economic incubator, members weren't quite sure where to begin. "It was really a situation of, 'Oh my god. What do we do next?'" said John Becker, president of DTMS and member of the Red Wing Innovation...
August 8, 2011 - 9:00am
August 10, 2009
You asked ... about Corn on the Corner
Q.I see Corn on the Corner is this Thursday evening. What does Downtown Main Street do with the money? A. Corner of the Corner is one of a handful of events that Red Wing Downtown Main Street uses to advertise and promote downtown businesses. Holiday Stroll, which is coming in...
August 10, 2009 - 6:58pm