2023 Building Permit Reminders

June 5, 2023

Building Permit Reminder June 2023 Construction season is here and the Redwood County Environmental Office would like to remind you, before you begin a building project, to obtain the proper permit. Permits for construction are typically required by the city where the property is located, or by the County if outside of city limits. For […]

Goldmine Bridge Permanently Closed

May 10, 2023

REDWOOD COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY 17 GOLDMINE BRIDGE OVER MINNESOTA RIVER The Redwood County CSAH 17 “Goldmine” Bridge over the Minnesota River will be permanently closed to traffic.  This is due to cracked lower steel chords.  Additionally floor stringers are in very poor condition.  The bridge could collapse at any moment. The Redwood County Highway […]

Noxious Weeds & Encroachment Notice

April 18, 2023

ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY NOXIOUS WEEDS & ENCROACHMENT Rural Redwood County residents are reminded that the Redwood County road rights-of-way spray crew will be spraying from May through October. If you DO NOT want your rights-of-way sprayed (due to ditch hay harvesting), please post a sign at the beginning of the property (stop spray) and at the […]

Start By Believing

April 18, 2023

START BY BELIEVING by Jenna Peterson, Redwood County Attorney April 2023 Start by Believing. Nine years ago, as a baby prosecutor I heard this phrase and I’ve never forgotten it. I don’t even remember where I heard it for the first time, but it rings in my head every time I review a new case. […]

Local Board of Appeal & Equalization

March 17, 2023

Redwood County Local Board of Appeal and Equalization The Redwood County Assessor’s office will be hosting the annual Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meetings with cities and townships between April 10 through 26, 2023. The purpose of the meeting is to address concerns from property owners who have chosen to appeal their current assessment […]

Jury finds Wood Lake man guilty of criminal damage to property in the first degree

April 25, 2022

Press Release April 18, 2022 A Redwood County District Court jury found Richard Thomas Knutson, 69, of Wood Lake guilty of one count of felony Criminal Damage to Property in the First Degree, County Attorney Jenna Peterson announced Tuesday. The jury deliberated for approximately an hour on Wednesday, April 13th, before delivering the guilty verdict […]

Community dedication to providing safety

April 19, 2022

The Redwood County Attorney’s Office in conjunction with the Minnesota County Attorneys Association (MCAA) and Zero Abuse Project (ZAP) hosted a training at the Redwood Area Community Center on March 24 and 25. ZAP is a national organization that is dedicated to protecting children from abuse and sexual assault. About 30 area professionals (law enforcement, […]

Sexual Assault

April 11, 2022

Building Safe Online Spaces Together Sexual harassment, assault, and abuse can happen anywhere, including in online spaces. For too long harassment, cyberbullying, and sexual abuse and exploitation have come to be expected as typical and unavoidable behaviors online. Building Safe Online Spaces Together is possible when we practice digital consent, intervene when we see harmful […]

Snow on Road Notice

December 8, 2021

Snow on Road Notice  The Redwood County Highway Department would like to remind all county residents that it is unlawful to obstruct any highway or deposit snow or ice thereon.  Minnesota Statutes 160.2715 and 169.42 prohibit the plowing, blowing, shoving, and placing of snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots onto public roadways. This can […]

Redwood County Truth-in-Taxation Meeting

November 23, 2021

The purpose of the meeting is to present budget and levy information, and conduct a public hearing for the 2022 budget, pursuant to MN State Statue 275.065.  Please note, market values shows on your Truth-in-Taxation notice are final, and are not subject for the hearing. November 30, 2021 at 6:00pm Redwood County Government Center Commissioners […]

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