Winona Local News

Highway 43 Bridge Cost


01/29/15 12:09 PM
While the Highway 43 bridge project in Winona is on scheduled and currently under budget, Minnesota Department of Transportation are hoping there won'T be some additional unexpected costs.



 

Invasive Species Sticker


01/28/15 05:29 PM
Under mounting pressure from concerned citizens, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced it is postponing a new aquatic invasive species decal requirement that was set to begin in February.
       
 

Tomah VA Investigation


01/28/15 05:28 PM
The director of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah says he had already taken steps to address reports of overmedication of patients before federal officials announced a review of prescription practices at the Wisconsin facility.
           
 

SEMCAC-Heating Assistance


01/29/15 12:10 PM
Local residents are being reminded that more money is now available for the heating assistance program operated in this area by SEMCAC.              
       
 

MNsure-Winona


01/29/15 12:06 PM
If you are thinking about signing up with MNsure, the state's health insurance marketplace, but need some help, you can get it in Winona Friday and Saturday.
       
 

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Faces of Winona

WMS Honor Band


Five students were selected to represent the Winona Middle School in the Southeast Minnesota Band Directors Association Honor Band on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  Jenny Russell, a clarinet player and Cooper Hancock, a baritone saxophone player are 7th graders. Selected 8th grade students are Parker Hawkinson on percussion, Brittin Winter on clarinet, and  Anne White on flute.  All five student musicians are members of the WMS band program, under the direction of Melody Snyder.  The students spent the day working with guest conductor, Mr. Randy Blaser, former Winona Senior High School and Winona Middle School band director.  The event culminated in a final concert featuring the 6-8th Grade and 9-10th Grade Honor Bands, consisting of 150 band students from Southeast Minnesota.   .
 
PICTURE L-R: row 1: Cooper Hancock, Parker Hawkinson / row 2: Brittin Winter, Anna White, Jenny Russell
 
Winona Local Sports

Saint Mary's Men Can't Slow Down Pippers


The Hamline men shot 58 percent from the field and beat Saint Mary’s 81-57.  Zach Hinrichs scored a career high 10 points to lead Saint Mary’s as the Cardinals fall to 3-13 overall and 1-11 in conference play.

Winona State Softball Team Picked As Preseason Favorite


at home against Owatonna and the game can be heard on AM 1230 KWNO and online at winonaradio.com starting at 7:25.   The Winona High boys’ hockey team plays at Owatonna.....

Winona State Athlete Earns NSIC Award


Winona State junior Brooke Hiestand has been named the WIAC Gymnastics Athlete of the Week as a specialist.  The Crown Point, Ind. native posted a career-best score on the floor exercise in the final rotation...

Saint Mary's Basketball Teams Playing Hamline Tuesday


Tonight on the local schedule, the Saint Mary’s women’s basketball team will look for its sixth straight win when the Cardinals host Hamline....

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