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2024 Summer Events in Redwood Falls

May 21, 2024

Small towns are the perfect place to live, work and play in, especially during the summertime! The next few months have quite a variety of events to attend with your family and friends. Throughout the next few months, use this listing as a reference for some of the big happenings in Redwood Falls for the […]

Lake Redwood is excited to welcome a brand new fishing pier

May 21, 2024

Lake Redwood is excited to welcome a brand new fishing pier! Installation has been completed with the joint efforts of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the City of Redwood Falls and the pier is ready for use. The DNR paid for the fishing pier and gifted it to the City with the […]

Elementary School Groundbreaking

May 3, 2024

The new Redwood Area Schools elementary school build is slated to break ground in May 2024. After a mild winter, hopes that a wet spring does not interfere with the construction season are high as the school board, administrators and the community at large anxiously await continued progress on the new building.  Community Invited to […]

Open House to Address Community Housing Needs

March 13, 2024

There is a great need for additional housing in the Redwood Falls area, as highlighted in the Comprehensive Plan. We are excited to announce our partnership with Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (SWMHP) to develop workforce or market rate housing in Block 1 of the Reflection Prairie Housing Development.  RFP Process The City of Redwood Falls […]

Redwood County EDA Moves Ahead with Comprehensive Countywide Housing Study

February 26, 2024

Redwood County Economic Development Authority partners with Bolton & Menk to complete a comprehensive countywide housing study by September of 2024.  The Purpose of a Housing Study A housing study is needed in order to actively support Redwood County’s ability to meet housing needs and reduce housing cost burdens through funding programs. This study will […]

New Redwood Area Elementary School Update

February 12, 2024

We were excited to meet with representatives from the Redwood Area Schools to share an update on the new elementary school build. A mild winter has served the area well to be able to continue progress in achieving an ambitious timeline.  Referendum Passed in April 2023 The original proposed bond referendum for the new Redwood […]

New Pavilion Gifted by Pryor Family

December 22, 2023

A generous gift in memory of Paul & Marvel Pryor has been made to fund the construction and furnishings for a Pavilion to be placed at Memorial Park. Plans for a Shelter at Memorial Park The Park and Recreation Commissions master plan lists a shelter at Memorial Park as a high priority. The City of […]

Red Skye Lofts Development Update

December 11, 2023

The City of Redwood Falls is thrilled to be working with Redwood Property Holdings as they transform the old city hospital building into the Red Skye Lofts development. We caught up with them to get an update on the construction progress. About Red Skye Lofts Redwood Property Holdings purchased the former Redwood Area Hospital building […]

The Redwood Falls Public Library Expansion

December 11, 2023

The Redwood Falls Public Library is embarking on a fundraising effort to raise 3.2 million dollars for an expansion by April of 2024. Community Needs are Addressed at the Library The Redwood Falls Public Library serves as a hub for our region offering a free, safe space for all ages. The Library is a vital […]

End of Construction 2023

December 1, 2023

Cooperative weather has allowed for the completion of the 2023 construction work on the Reflection Ridge and Reflection Prairie properties located in Redwood Falls. Current Status of Reflection Prairie Project The conclusion of the 2023 construction season brings the completion of Phase 1 in the Homes of Reflection Prairie housing development. Phase 1 was the […]

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