Winona Local News

Blocked Rail Crossings


02/26/15 12:16 PM
Faced with mounting problems with blocked railroad crossing in Winona, Mayor Mark Peterson is now asking for drivers who are experiencing the delays first-hand to take action.
 

Frac Sand Ban Vote


02/26/15 12:13 PM
The Houston County Board of Commissioners has decided to wait longer before taking a final vote on banning frac sand mining in the county.

 

Red Wing Cuts


02/26/15 12:14 PM
The Red Wing School Board has approved $1,600,000 in cuts to take affect in the 2015-16 school year.

 

O'Meara Charged


02/27/15 12:11 PM
A 40-year-old Winona man was jailed Thursday night after he allegedly sent a threatening email to a local residence.

 

Bowling Alley


02/27/15 12:18 PM
The City of Lewiston is seeking proposals from developers interested in purchasing the building that houses Glovers Spare Time Bowling Alley along Highway 14.

 

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Faces of Winona

WNB Chili Cookoff


A total of just over $4,629 in sales and donations was raised for Ready Set School at the 21st Annual Chili Cookoff, sponsored by Winona National Bank on Saturday, February 14th. A large crowd enjoyed 22 varieties of chili donated by local businesses and the chili was judged by a panel of celebrity judges. Awards in the Mild category: 1st place Timbers (PICTURED), 2nd place Steak Shop Catering and 3rd place Winona Health Catering. In the Spicy category: 1st place Signatures, 2nd place Jefferson's and 3rd place went to Steak Shop Catering at Cotter Schools.  Public votes were compiled for the Public Tasters' Choice Award, which was awarded to Timbers for its mild chili.

 
Winona Local Sports

Thursday Local Schedule


Tonight the Saint Mary’s women’s basketball team will play at Bethel in the MIAC semifinals.  The Cardinals are 18-8 while Bethel is 20-5....

Winona High Boys Beat Faribault for the Third Time


  The Winona High boys’ basketball team opened up the Section 1AAA tournament with a 59-44 road win against Faribault Wednesday night....

Winona State Women Advance in NSIC Tournament


  The Winona State women’s basketball team pulled out a 67-62 win over the University of Mary in the first round of the NSIC Tournament....

Winona State Men Fall to Minnesota-Duluth in NSIC Tournament


The Winona State men lost to Minnesota-Duluth 67-64.   The Warriors had a chance to tie it but missed a three-pointer with two seconds left....

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