Winona Local News

Fireworks-4th of July


07/03/15 04:31 PM
Several communities are having 4th of July fireworks this holiday weekend. The following cities will host fireworks on Saturday evening... La Crosse as part of Riverfest, Rochester in Silver Lake Park, Harmony...

Firewood Safety


07/03/15 04:34 PM
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to remind visitors that only approved firewood is allowed on lands administered by the DNR, such as state parks, state forests and wildlife management areas.   

Trail Study


07/03/15 12:14 PM
Results of a feasibility study on a proposed Mississippi River Trail through Buffalo County might be completed by October.  

WSU Camp


07/02/15 05:45 PM
Winona State University will host Camp Invention, presented by Invent Now August 3rd through the 7th for students entering grades 1-6.    

Eagles Club Event


07/03/15 04:32 PM
The Winona Eagles Club will be holding a special event all day Saturday, July 11th.        

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Faces of Winona

Buffalo County Farm Safety


Sixteen students from Buffalo County attended the 2015 Farm Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Class.  The class was offered by the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Buffalo County Office, and taught by Carl Duley, Buffalo County Extension Agricultural Agent.  The class is designed to enhance the safety, knowledge and skills of youth operating farm tractors and other farm machinery.  The class is not intended to teach students to be expert tractor drivers.  It gives them a basic knowledge of safe operation of farm tractors and machinery.
Youth are required to attend 24 hours of instruction, pass a basic skills driving test and successfully complete a written exam.  The 2015 class was held at the Modena Town Hall with the driving test being held at Lindstrom Equipment in Modena.  Youth that participated in the Tractor Safety class are: Brendin Larson, Ben Foust, James Gibbons, Johnathon Pavelski, Wyatt Maukstad, Wyatt Lehnartz, Logan Uschan, Kadin Todd, Noah Ehlenfeldt, Austin George, Derek Falkner, Ted Johnson, Lance Larson, Gabriel Mann, Casey Denk and Aaron Johnston.

 
Winona Local Sports

Winona Native Being Sued By Former Players


Seven former University of Illinois women’s basketball players are suing the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.....

Winona State Adds Three Track and Field Recruits


Winona State track and field coach Mason Rebarchek has added three more recruits to his 2015-2016 recruiting class.....

LeJetz Split With La Crescent


The Winona LeJetz American Legion baseball team split with La Crescent on Wednesay.  La Crescent took the first game 2-1 while the LeJetz came back with a 9-2 win in the second game.

SMU's Pearson Not Named Bemidji State Coach


Saint Mary’s women’s basketball coach Mandy Pearson will be back with the Cardinal program for a 9th season this year.   Pearson was named one of five finalists for the Bemidji State head women’s basketball coaching position last month but University of Sioux Falls associate head coach Chelsea DeVille was named the head coach recently....

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