Winona Local News

Thursday Outage


03/26/15 01:16 PM
According to Xcel officials, the power outage in the Winona area Thursday morning was caused by 2 simultanious equipment failures. One in the Goodview area, effecting Goodview, Minnesota City and parts of Winona. And a second one that effected the Winona area. The Goodview outage lasted for 19 minutes and the Winona outage lasted for 11 minutes.

March Foodshare


03/26/15 01:13 PM
With just days before the end of the month, the state's largest food drive has been falling short while the need to feed struggling families remains strong.

 

ATV Death


03/26/15 01:12 PM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says a search for a missing teenager resulted in the location of the boy's body.
            
 

Power Outage Reward


03/26/15 01:09 PM
Winona Police are seeking the public's help in locating the person responsible for causing a large power outage in Winona on March 16th.


 

WSHS-Science Fair


03/26/15 01:11 PM
Seven students at Winona Senior High School brought home top awards at the 2015 Minnesota State High School Science Fair last weekend.
 

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Faces of Winona

Winona Fiddlers


The Winona Fiddlers were fortunate to have Liz Knowles, fiddler for Cherish the Ladies, who performed up at St. Mary's Page Theater series on Monday, March 16, provide a fiddle workshop.  Liz was also the lead fiddler for Riverdance for a couple of years.  It was an excellent workshop focusing primarily on some key ornamentations vital to traditional Irish fiddle music.  The Winona Fiddlers are grateful to St. Mary's University for providing this opportunity.
 
Photo:  Liz Knowles, back row center, provided a fiddle workshop for members of the WAPS student ensemble, Winona Fiddlers, under the direction of WAPS music faculty, Betsy Neil. Knowles, previously a lead fiddler for Riverdance, was playing fiddle for Cherish the Ladies during a March 16 performance for the St. Mary's Page Theater Series. 
 
Winona Local Sports

Three Rivers Conference Boys' Basketball All-Conference Team


The Three Rivers Conference has announced its all-conference basketball teams and state champion Rushford-Peterson had four players named all-conference in the East Division....

Three Rivers Conference Girls' Basketball All-Conference Team


Cotter sophomore Gabby Bowlin was named all-conference on the girls’ side after averaging 16.2 points and 4.3 steals....

Winona State Softball Team Has Tough Weekend at Tournament in Missouri


The 14th ranked Winona State softball team dropped a pair of games Sunday in the Apple Market Classic in Missouri.   WSU stud pitcher Ashley Walker got roughed up in a 9-3 loss to 11th ranked Emporia State...

Whipple to Take Over As Cotter Basketball Coach


Cotter will have a new boys’ basketball coach next season.  David Jewison has resigned as head coach after seven seasons and will be replaced by Travis Whipple who is currently the athletic director at Cotter....

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