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Ask the Chief

“Ask The Chief” is a weekly post allowing readers access to useful information about law enforcement issues in the city of Red Wing. This communication tool has been developed to enhance our community policing efforts by providing residents and visitors with the opportunity to ask questions about local laws, programs, and the Department in general.

Submit your question to askthe.policechief@ci.red-wing.mn.us. 





Oct 21

October 21, 2019 - Bows in City Limits

Posted on October 21, 2019 at 10:11 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I live in city limits, what are the laws concerning practice shooting my bow in my back yard?

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Oct 14

October 14, 2019 - Sidewalks & Acorns

Posted on October 14, 2019 at 10:36 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I frequently walk in a neighborhood with adult trees, this year the walnuts/acorns seemed to be plentiful, which makes it difficult to walk on some sidewalks covered with acorns. I know that sidewalks must be cleared of snow and ice in the wintertime; does that law also apply to the walnuts and acorns that cover a sidewalk?

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Oct 07

October 7, 2019 - Two Approaching Left Turns

Posted on October 7, 2019 at 12:08 PM by Kate Berg

Q: How does the new stoplight intersection with the flashing yellow light at Spring Creek Road work? If two cars are each turning into the intersection, do they both pull forward and turn high? Or do they turn low right away? Every time I use it there seems to be confusion.

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