News

Weather-Harvest


10/17/17 01:26 PM
After last week’s rain, farmers are hoping to get back in their fields and get caught up on the fall harvest.

Lark Toys-Happy Friday


10/17/17 01:25 PM
Lark Toys in Kellogg held its first “Happy Friday” of the season Friday.

Tainted Gas Recalled


10/17/17 01:24 PM
Consumer protection agencies are fielding complaints after a Minnesota fuel distributor provided diesel-tainted gasoline to outlets in southeast Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Green Party-Winona County


10/17/17 01:23 PM
Paula Overby is a Minnesota politician, mother of three and former data analyst.

Halloweenona Celebration


10/17/17 01:22 PM
The City of Winona, Winona Main Street, and downtown businesses will take part in the first Halloweenona celebration with costume fun, trick or treating, and events in the morning and evening on Saturday, Oct. 28.

Winona-Solar Power


10/17/17 01:21 PM
The city of Winona will soon be getting a large portion of its power using solar energy. Winona’s City Council voted unanimously Monday to enter into a contract with SolarStone Partners for a subscription with a yet-to-be-built community solar garden.

WSU Vigil


10/17/17 01:19 PM
October is domestic violence awareness month, and a number of Winona State University students gathered at the gazebo on campus for a candlelight vigil on Monday night to honor victims of domestic assault and gender-based violence...

WSU Application Fee Waiver


10/17/17 10:23 AM
Winona State University will waive its $20 application fee for prospective students Oct. 23-27 as part of College Knowledge Month.

WAPS Referendum Meetings


10/16/17 11:44 AM
There are several opportunities for the community to learn more about the Winona Area Public Schools referendum before the vote November 7th.

Tainted Gas Delivered


10/16/17 11:43 AM
The Minnesota Department of Commerce says gasoline potentially tainted with diesel fuel was delivered to dozens of stations in Southeast Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin between Friday and Saturday afternoons.

Police-Gun Cameras


10/16/17 11:42 AM
A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers' guns.

MMAM New Paintings


10/16/17 11:41 AM
The  Minnesota Marine Art Museum has unveiled three new paintings.

Live for Today, Plan for Tomorrow


10/16/17 11:40 AM
Live for Today, Plan for Tomorrow is an education series held on Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. at Hoff Celebration of Life Center.

Children's Museum of La Crosse


10/16/17 11:38 AM
The Children’s Museum of La Crosse is hosting the Kids Build Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday October 21st.

Invasion Fruit Fruit


10/16/17 11:38 AM
An invasive fruit fly from Asia is causing trouble with the economics and growing techniques for raspberries, blueberries and grapes in Minnesota.

Holmen Area Food Pantry


10/16/17 11:36 AM
When they heard the Holmen Area Food Pantry had closed due to lack of food, the Holmen Middle School Student Council decided to help out.

Winona Friendship-Memory Cafe


10/16/17 11:35 AM
The Friendship Center hosts weekly Memory Café events on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Cold Weather Rule


10/16/17 11:34 AM
As temperatures drop and heating bills rise, the Minnesota Department of Commerce and Minnesota Public Utilities Commission want Minnesotans to know about help that is available from the state's Cold Weather Rule and Energy Assistance Program.

SMU Halloween


10/11/17 01:03 PM
Elementary and preschool children from the Winona area are invited to attend the 16th annual Saint Mary’s University Halloween Fun Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30. 

Miss Winona Scholarship


10/11/17 11:22 AM
The Miss Winona Scholarship Program will host a Ribs & Kraut fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network on Friday, Oct. 13.

GRSF-Facebook Live


10/11/17 11:21 AM
Great River Shakespeare Festival's 15th season will be announced via Facebook Live at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12.

Dredging Opposition


10/11/17 11:19 AM
Nine hundred people have petitioned the federal Army Corps of Engineers in opposition to a proposed plan for managing spoils and materials dredged from the Mississippi River in the Wabasha and Alma areas.

Brush with Kindness-Island City Brewing


10/11/17 11:18 AM
Island City Brewing Company and Habitat for Humanity are teaming up for a night to advance "A Brush With Kindness" home repair projects.

Expedia-Winona


10/11/17 10:25 AM
The website Expedia.com has named Winona in its list of the top 16 tourist-friendly cities in the United States.

Feed my Starving Children


10/09/17 02:09 PM
The annual packing event for the Winona Rotary’s Feed My Starving Children was held Saturday at RiverStar.

Haloweenona Event


10/09/17 02:08 PM
The City of Winona, Winona Main Street, and downtown businesses will take part in the First Annual Halloweenona Celebration.

HBC Sold


10/09/17 02:08 PM
Winona-based Hiawatha Broadband Communications has been bought by an Indiana-based company, with the purchase expected to close at the end of the year.

WAPS-Referendum, Wold


10/09/17 02:07 PM
Winona Area Public Schools has hired Wold Architects and Engineers to oversee the construction and maintenance projects called for in the district’s upcoming facilities referendum.

Downtown Parking Meeting


10/09/17 02:06 PM
Downtown Winona business owners, building owners and residents are invited to participate in a Stakeholder meeting on Tuesday to express concerns about downtown parking.

EAB-Ash Trees


10/09/17 02:04 PM
In an effort to combat the impacts of Emerald Ash Borer a large number of trees have been planted in Winona’s Unity and Lake parks.

Harvest Tasting Festival


10/05/17 01:07 PM
Tickets are now available for the Winona Area Birth to Grade 3 Harvest Tasting Festival event to be held October 14th from 6 to 8 PM at the Winona County History Center. 

Tree Planting-Volunteers


10/05/17 01:06 PM
The City of Winona and volunteers, with support from a Super Bowl LII Urban Forestry Grant and Tree Trust, will plant 50 trees this Saturday, Oct. 7th.

WSU-Best Buy


10/04/17 08:48 AM
Winona State University has been named among America's 100 Best College Buys for the 22nd consecutive year.

Rushord Power Outage Scheduled


10/04/17 08:40 AM
There will be a scheduled power outage starting at 11:59 P.M., Wednesday, October 4 into the morning hours of Thursday, October 5.

Alma-Chickens and Drones


10/04/17 08:19 AM
The Alma City Council says it has received complaints from people about drones and chickens.

Walk Of Horror-SMU


10/04/17 08:19 AM
The Saint Mary’s University fastpitch softball team is showing leadership on the field … and in planning new scares for this year’s “Walk of Horror.”

Lake Manor Fireworks


10/02/17 02:18 PM
The fireworks will be over Lake Winona in Lake Winona Manor’s north parking area. Parking is available in the Winona Health parking ramp, near Adith Miller and Roger Metz Manors, the Winona Clinic lot and the Lake Winona Manor south lot. The east and west entrance to Parks Avenue will be blocked.
 

Pink Heals


10/02/17 01:26 PM
The City of Winona will be hosting Pink Heals Inc. at Lake Winona’s Band Shell parking lot on October 3, 2017 the Pink Fire Trucks will be on display from 2 pm to 6 pm. 

Winona Fine Arts Commission


10/02/17 10:30 AM
The Winona Fine Arts Commission will be honoring five arts supporters, two who happen to be married couples that champion the arts and one distinguished Artist/Professor, with the 2017 Fine Arts Commission awards. 

Wisconsin Milk Production


10/02/17 10:20 AM
Wisconsin milk production totaled 2.59 billion pounds in August, 2nd place to California's production of 3.26 billion pounds.

Broadway Grant Debate


10/02/17 10:17 AM
The City of Winona has an opportunity to apply for a grant that would allow it to upgrade and improve Broadway.

Tews Corn Maze Open


10/02/17 10:16 AM
The Tews Corn Maze has opened for the season, and begins by partnering with Culver's to work on their "Thank You Farmers" initiative.

Red Cross Donations Needed


10/02/17 10:14 AM
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need.

WSU Seed Bank


10/02/17 10:12 AM
Winona State biology and ecology major Alison Bettin has spearheaded the creation of a campus seed exchange.

WSU Ranking


10/02/17 10:11 AM
Winona State University is the second ranked public institution in Minnesota and the ninth ranked Minnesota university overall, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2018 rankings.

Helping With Hunger


10/02/17 10:10 AM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department has started a new program for volunteers to collect deer struck by cars so venison isn't wasted.

Early Voting, Referendum


10/02/17 10:06 AM
Votes are starting to come in ahead of Winona Area Public Schools' facilities referendum Nov. 7.

Fatal Crash


09/29/17 11:48 AM
A 39-year-old Caledonia man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Houston County.

La Crosse Suspects


09/29/17 11:47 AM
La Crosse police arrested one man and are looking for several others in connection with a home invasion early Thursday.

Sex Offender


09/29/17 11:46 AM
The sheriff's department is notifying the public of a change in residence of a Level 3 sex offender.

Miss Winona Scholarship


09/29/17 10:49 AM
Miss Winona Scholarship Program, Ribs & Kraut Fundraiser, Friday, Oct 13th from 4-7 pm American Legion Post 9.

Walk to School Day


09/29/17 10:39 AM
Thousands of students in more than 200 schools across Minnesota will participate in International Walk and Bike to School Day next Wednesday, Oct. 4.

WSU Game Day Experience


09/28/17 01:57 PM
Winona State University invites the community to the new Warrior Game Day Experience from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, near the intersection of Johnson and Mark streets.

Fire Department Open House


09/28/17 01:56 PM
In conjunction with this years Fire Prevention Week, October 8th through 14th, the Winona Fire Department will host an open house at the Central Fire Station, located at 451 East 3rd Street and the West Fire Station, located at 1077 West Broadway.

Free Self Defense


09/28/17 01:55 PM
October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Miss Winona Scholarship


09/28/17 01:54 PM
The Miss Winona Scholarship Program is having a Ribs & Kraut Fundraiser on Friday, Oct 13th from 4-7 pm at the American Legion Post 9.

CPR Workshop


09/28/17 01:54 PM
Winona Health will offer free Hands Only CPR workshops on Saturday, October 14, to teach you, your friends and family how to help someone having sudden cardiac arrest.

Alma Warning Alarm


09/28/17 01:53 PM
Alma is erecting a 2nd warning siren to alert residents of impending severe storms and other emergency situations.

Bikes For Hurricane Victims


09/28/17 11:43 AM
A Winona woman is reaching out to help hurricane victims in a unique way. Megan Kiihne was on Facebook, when she saw a photo of bicycles that had been abandoned during the Burning Man festival in Nevada. At the same time, she saw devastating photos of hur

Cotter Students Commended


09/28/17 11:41 AM
Cotter students Delaney Dvorak, Samuel Graff, Ben Herber, & Ben Windley-Daoust were named "Commended Students" by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation based on their PSAT scores.

WSHS Commended Students


09/28/17 11:40 AM
Winona Senior High School principal, Mark Anderson, has announced that Sarah Beguin and Max Derbyshire have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.

End Alzheimer's Walk


09/28/17 11:39 AM
Despite the heat, more than 288 residents from Winona and the surrounding area joined the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sunday, Sept. 23.

Polish Apple Fest


09/28/17 11:38 AM
The Polish Apple festival will be held Sunday October 1st from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Polish Museum in Winona.

Operation Heartland


09/28/17 11:37 AM
It's a voyage to honor the memory of troops in America's wars over the last 15 years.

Tourist Homes-City of Winona


09/26/17 01:48 PM
The city of Winona planning commission has received updated versions of proposed changes to regulations for rentals through vacation rental companies like Airbnb.

Stormwater Pollution Meeting


09/26/17 01:47 PM
The city of Winona will hold its annual public meeting regarding its Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).

Cemetary Walk


09/26/17 01:46 PM
"Winona at Play" is this year's theme for The 2017 Voices From the Past: Cemetery Walk.

Tews Corn Maze Opens


09/26/17 01:45 PM
Tews Corn Maze opens this weekend, and they're teaming up with Culver's as a "Thank You" to farmers.

Backyard Seminar


09/26/17 01:40 PM
 A seminar on creating a beautiful backyard will be held at Winona Middle School on Tuesday, October 3rd.

Community Garden


09/26/17 01:33 PM
After a successful first season, East End Recreation Center is accepting applications for gardeners interested in occupying plots in its community garden project next year.

Underage Drinking Charges


09/26/17 01:10 PM
Several underage drinking charges were handed out over the weekend in Winona.

MSC-Boy Scouts


09/26/17 01:10 PM
For the third year running, Minnesota State College Southeast will host the Boy Scouts of America Sugar Loaf District Merit Badge Fair.

Hy-Vee Clothing Drive


09/25/17 11:28 AM
Hy-Vee is looking for donations to fill a semi trailer with clothing donations.

Zombie Crawl-WSU, Winona Health


09/25/17 11:27 AM
Winona Health and the Winona State University Student Athletic Advisory Committee invite all kids ages 5 to 12 and their families to RSVP for the Healthy Kids Zombie Crawl.

Property Owners-W-K School


09/25/17 11:25 AM
Several property owners have been approached by Winona Area Public Schools, which is looking to purchase land for an expansion of Washington-Kosciusko Elementary School as part of the district's $82 million facilities referendum.

On Street Parking-Winona


09/25/17 11:24 AM
Mayor Mark Peterson said last week that several of Winona's City Council members want to consider changes to the city-wide 20-hour limit set for on-street parking.

Pre-k Education Funding


09/25/17 10:59 AM
$70 million in new funding for pre-k education approved by the Legislature last session will provide a boost to the state's early education programs.

Frac Sand Lawsuit Dismissed


09/25/17 10:58 AM
A three-year-old lawsuit brought against Trempealeau County by an Iowa sand mining company denied a permit for a frac sand operation has been dismissed.

Channel One Food Bank


09/25/17 10:52 AM
Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester is help to raise awareness about September's Hunger Action Month.  

Goodview Hawk Walk


09/25/17 10:46 AM
Goodview Hawk Walk is October 6 from 1 -2 p.m.

Free Depression Screening


09/22/17 11:26 AM
Winona Health is offering free walk-in depression screening Thursday, October 5th.

Costly Mediation


09/22/17 11:21 AM
Mediation sessions between Gov. Mark Dayton and leaders of the Legislature are costing taxpayers hundreds of dollars per hour, but the public has little chance of learning what is happening.

WSHS Homecoming


09/22/17 11:20 AM
Tonight, it's a battle between two ranked teams as the Winona Senior High School football team hosts Mankato West.

WSHS REACH Program


09/22/17 11:18 AM
Winona Senior High School's new REACH program launched this fall, and has become popular with students and has the support of local businesses.

SMU Fall Frolic


09/22/17 11:17 AM
The public is invited to participate in the 30th Fall Frolic 5K fun run/walk at Saint Mary's University on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Misato, Japan, Trip


09/22/17 08:08 AM
Adult community members in the Winona area who have interest in traveling to our sister city Misato, Japan in April, 2018 as chaperone/ambassadors are invited to submit a letter of application.

Ries Running-Winona Visit


09/22/17 06:06 AM
At 10 AM on Sept. 23, at the JC pavilion in East Lake Park, Winona, Robert A. "Bob" Ries will kick off his campaign for the DFL endorsement for the 2018 election to select the Minnesota first district representative in the U. S. House of Represestatives.

Car-Bike Accident


09/21/17 12:55 PM
A 23-year-old man was taken to the hospital after being hit on a bicycle by a car driven by a 45-year-old Winona man while crossing Hwy. 61 on Wednesday.

Car Seat Safety


09/21/17 12:55 PM
This week is Child Passenger Seat Week.

Mason Jar Future


09/21/17 12:54 PM
The Mason Jar building in downtown Winona has avoided the wrecking ball once again.

MSC-Boy Scouts


09/21/17 12:50 PM
For the third year running, Minnesota State College Southeast will host the Boy Scouts of America Sugar Loaf District Merit Badge Fair.

Winona Hurricane Helping Hand


09/21/17 11:54 AM
Winona businesses and residents are coming together in many ways to help those who have been in the path of devastating hurricanes.

ECFE Color Run


09/21/17 11:47 AM
The ECFE PTA is having a Color Run on Saturday, September 23rd!

Winona County-Seminar


09/20/17 01:36 PM
A seminar on how to create resilient backyards and landscapes will be held at the Winona Middle School on the evening of Tuesday, October 3rd, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Life Sentenced Dropped


09/20/17 01:20 PM
A judge has dismissed charges against an Onalaska man who was serving a life sentence for child exploitation and pornography charges when he was awarded a new trial.

Trafficking of a Minor


09/20/17 01:19 PM
A 50-year-old LaCrosse man is facing charges of benefiting from the trafficking of a child, and for sexual misconduct with a minor.

LA Crosse-Attemped Assaults


09/20/17 01:18 PM
A La Crosse man charged with attacking a woman walking home is a suspect in nine other similar incidents.

Library Canopy


09/20/17 01:17 PM
Work on the Winona Library's new canopy could begin as soon as next week, after the approval of a bid Monday.

MSCS Donors Honored


09/20/17 01:16 PM
Minnesota State College Southeast has dedicated a plaque in the college's Winona campus welding lab.

Shots Fired-Winona


09/20/17 01:15 PM
No one was injured after shots were fired on Winona's west end last Friday.

WAPS Referendum Meetings


09/20/17 01:14 PM
Winona Area Public Schools' held its first public information meeting on Monday to learn more about the upcoming $145 million property tax referendum that will be on the ballot in November.

Hall Charges


09/20/17 01:13 PM
A Winona man has been charged with several drug crimes, and was caught when police set up controlled buys by informants this past spring.

HNC Playground


09/20/17 01:12 PM
 Houston Nature Center's (HNC) natural playground is not your typical playground.

Mann Steps Down


09/20/17 11:19 AM
Brother William Mann, who has served as president of Saint Mary's University since 2008 - is stepping down in May.

Winona Art Walk-RAA


09/20/17 11:17 AM
Winona area artists are invited to apply to participate in the 17th Annual Winona Art Walk and Tour, sponsored by River Arts Alliance.

Boats and Bluegrass


09/20/17 11:15 AM
 The Boats and Bluegrass Music Festival begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at Prairie Island Campground.

Big Muddy Volunteer Award


09/20/17 11:08 AM
Labor Day Weekend's Big Muddy Brew & Que in Winona was awarded the Volunteer Project Of The Year Award by Minnesota Main Street!

Wisconsin Cropland


09/19/17 11:44 AM
Non-irrigated cropland rented for an average $133 per acre in Wisconsin this year, up $2 from 2016.

Hagedorn Endorsements


09/19/17 11:42 AM
The Friends of Hagedorn Committee have announced that former Congressmen Gil Gutknecht and John Kline have endorsed Jim Hagedorn's candidacy for Congress in Minnesota's First District. 

Fatal Crash-Identity


09/19/17 11:41 AM
A 60-year old Trempealeau, Wisconsin man has died following a collison with a semi tractor trailer early last Friday, September 15th.

Team Vogel-WNB


09/19/17 11:39 AM
Winona National Bank has made a $540 donation to the local Team Vogel vs. Cancer organization.

Food for Thought


09/18/17 01:47 PM
The Winona County Historical Society’s Food For Thought learning series takes place at the Winona County History Center. Programs, Films, and Book Chats begin at 12:05 p.m....

Chamber-Meet the Superintendent


09/18/17 11:29 AM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee is hosting a Meet & Greet event tonight to introduce the new ISD 861 Superintendent Richard Dahman to the Chamber Membership.

Sarnia Square Sold


09/15/17 09:47 AM
The sale of the Sarnia Square building on East Sarnia Street to the Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center has been completed.

WSU-Education Village Meeting


09/15/17 09:46 AM
The public has a chance to learn more about the Winona State University Education Village on Monday when a special meeting will be held.

Winona Community Foundation Grants


09/15/17 09:44 AM
The Winona Community Foundation continues to accept applications for grants to organizations in Winona with another round grants coming up.

Wisconsin Disaster Aid


09/15/17 09:43 AM
Buffalo and Trempealeau Counties may get some federal disaster aid because Wisconsin Governor Scot Walker has submitted a request to help people and businesses impacted by flooding earlier.

Memory Walk


09/15/17 09:41 AM
There's an event coming up this month that hopes to raise a large amount of money for the fight against Alzhemer's Disease.

Fletcher-Winona Health


09/15/17 09:40 AM
 Winona Health says Adam Fletcher has joined the medical staff and the Family Medicine and Sports/Orthopedics departments.

Downtown Property Sales


09/15/17 09:38 AM
Two properties in downtown Winona have been sold.

Hatifield Referendum


09/15/17 09:36 AM
Voters in the Hayfield School District have approved a 14.3 million dollar bond referendum.

Winona Health-Marketplace


09/14/17 11:39 AM
Winona Health encourages community members to be aware of the 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period as it is significantly shorter than last year.

WAPS Referendum Meeting


09/13/17 01:51 PM
A reminder, the public will get a chance to hear about the proposed Winona Area Public School bond referendum during an information meeting tonight at Winona High School.

Red Cross Relief-Hurricane


09/13/17 01:49 PM
Minnesota Red Cross chapters are doing their part to help the victims of the two hurricanes that struck the southern part of the U-S.

MnDOT Harvest


09/13/17 01:46 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says with harvest time approaching, motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants.

WAPS Employees


09/13/17 01:46 PM
The Winona Area Public Schools recently honored its employees for their length of service to the district.

Annual Flu Shot


09/13/17 01:44 PM
It's almost time for that annual flu shot. Winona Health will host two flu shot clinics next month and they recommend that infants over six months, children and adults, including women who are pregnant, get a flu vaccine.

SMU-Best College


09/13/17 01:43 PM
Saint Mary's University is once again ranked in the annual U.S. News & World Report ratings of best colleges and universities in the nation.

Winona County Budget


09/13/17 01:42 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners continued preliminary discussions Tuesday on a 2018 budget.

Koula Appeal


09/13/17 01:41 PM
A judge has rejected another appeal by a man convicted of killing his parents in La Crosse County. 

WSU Speaker Series-Schultz


09/12/17 11:31 AM
The public will have a chance to hear from the President and CEO of Winona Health on Thursday evening.

WSU-Education Village


09/12/17 11:30 AM
Winona State University will host a community meeting on the Education Village project next Monday, September 18th, in the Great Hall at Watkins Manor.  

Compliance Checks


09/12/17 11:29 AM
Employees at three liquor establishments in Winona County were cited with violations after the sheriff's department and Winona police conducted compliance checks last month in a joint operation.

Mayo-Albert Lea


09/12/17 11:28 AM
Minnesota's attorney general says she will not intervene in Mayo Clinic's plan to cut services at its Albert Lea hospital.

Ready Set School Donations


09/12/17 11:27 AM
Two more businesses have made donations to the Local Ready Set School organization.

Minnesota Joins Lawsuit


09/12/17 11:25 AM
California has filed a lawsuit against the administration of President Donald Trump over its decision to end a program that protects young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation. 

Meet the Superintendent


09/12/17 11:24 AM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an opportunity to meet the new Winona Area Public School superintendent.

Dayton-Court Decision


09/12/17 11:23 AM
The Minnesota Supreme Court last week upheld Governor Mark Dayton's vetoes of the legislature's operating funds as he tries to get Republicans to cancel several tax breaks ...

Port Authority


09/12/17 11:22 AM
The Winona Port Authority will hold a public hearing Thursday on a request from the Rivers Hotel Group which plans to construct a new Fairfield by Marriott hotel at 956 Mankato Avenue.

WSU Speaker Series


09/12/17 11:20 AM
Winona State University will host Winona Health President and CEO Rachelle Schultz 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14...

SMU Sunday Sports


09/11/17 11:11 AM
Kaitlin Kling (LeRoy, Minn.) shot a second-round 86 and Paula Avila (Weslaco, Texas) added a career-best 89 to lead the Saint Mary's women's golf team to a 17th-place finish at the Wartburg Invitational Sunday.

Ashley Scholarships


09/11/17 11:09 AM
52 high school graduates from the Arcadia and Whitehall areas are enjoying college this fall thanks to scholarships and grants provided by the Ashley Furniture Industries.

Horn-Felony Theft Charge


09/11/17 10:50 AM
46-year-old Joseph Michael Horn of Cochrane has been accused of felony theft after allegedly trying to leave a Winona store without paying for several items in a filled cart.

Admonius Charged


09/11/17 10:49 AM
A 23-year-old Missouri man was jailed Saturday on felony assault charges following an incident in Winona County.

WAPS Referendum Meetings


09/11/17 10:18 AM
A reminder the Winona Area Public School Board will hold an information session on the upcoming bond referendum on Thursday, September 14th.

WSU-Good Neighbors


09/08/17 01:53 PM
Winona State University is hosting the "Good Neighbors" program each weekend during fall semester.

Buffalo County Humane Society


09/08/17 01:51 PM
The Buffalo County Humane Association has been designated as the county's humane society under a one-year trial agreement scheduled to begin in 2018.

HVMHC Move


09/08/17 01:49 PM
The Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center hopes to move into its new location in the near future.

WAPS Referendum Meeting


09/08/17 01:46 PM
A reminder the Winona Area Public School Board will hold an information session on the upcoming bond referendum on Wednesday, September 14th.

County Board Meeting


09/08/17 01:45 PM
The establishment of a Winona County Jail Advisory Board will be the topic of discussion by Winona County commissioners when they meet on Tuesday September 12th.

I-90 Ramp Delays


09/08/17 01:44 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists at exit 267 at Nodine in Winona County may encounter short delays beginning on Monday, September 11th.

Dick's Marine Dredging


09/08/17 01:43 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it plans to dredge the Winona Small Boat Harbor, also known as Dick's Marine, beginning next Sept.12th.

Bridges Health Winona


09/08/17 01:41 PM
Winona's new resource for health promotion and preventive health care services opened Thursday.

Additional AmTrak


09/08/17 01:39 PM
State officials are seeking public comment as they pitch their plan to add a second daily passenger train on the current AmTrak Empire Builder route between the Twin Cities and Chicago.

Paddle Backwaters


09/08/17 01:37 PM
The public is invited to join Refuge Ranger Ed Lagace in a paddle through the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Winona. 

River Dredging


09/08/17 01:36 PM
State Representative Steve Drazkowski was in Washington D-C recently to lobby on behalf of the residents of Wabasha and Alma.

Morrie Miller Banquet Parking


09/07/17 02:15 PM
If you plan to attend Saturday's sold out Morrie Miller Athletic Foundation banquet you are asked to park in the Pleasant Valley church parking lot.

Quilters Guild


09/07/17 02:14 PM
The Winona Area Quilters Guild has created an exhibit of original quilted pieces inspired by the 2017-2018 Page Series at Saint Mary's University.

Economic Summit


09/07/17 02:13 PM
Registrations are being taken for the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce's Economic Summit later this month.

Bonding Tour


09/07/17 02:12 PM
Members of the Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee were in southeastern Minnesota Wednesday getting an up close look at projects requesting state funding.

Miller Award


09/07/17 02:09 PM
State Senator Jeremy Miller of Winona has been named the Clean Energy Legislative Champion by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota.

Super Bowl Ring Tour


09/06/17 02:42 PM
As the Twin Cities prepares for hosting Super Bowl 52 in February, organizers are giving fans an opportunity to see a collection of past Super Bowl rings up close and personal.

Red Cross Relief-Hurricane


09/06/17 02:41 PM
The Red Cross is continuing its efforts to help out the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.

WSU Exhibit


09/06/17 02:38 PM
The Darrell Krueger Library at Winona State University, in anticipation of Indigenous People's Day on Oct. 9th, is exhibiting a series of photographs taken during the standing Rock movement in North Dakota last year.

City Budget


09/06/17 02:37 PM
Winona city taxpayers will face a projected 7-percent increase in their property taxes in 2018.

Ready Set School Donation


09/06/17 02:35 PM
Ready Set School is thanking Menards for their recent donation.

Swipe out Hunger


09/06/17 02:22 PM
Merchants Bank's "Swipe Out Hunger" Facebook giveaway has concluded with a donation of $500 to Winona Volunteer Services and another $500 to the Hometown Resource center in St. Charles.

WAPS School Board


09/05/17 11:34 AM
The Winona Area Public School Board will gets an update on the upcoming bond referendum when the board meets for its regular meeting Thursday, at City Hall at 6:00 p.m.

Green Assault Charge


09/05/17 11:32 AM
Winona Police said 34-year-old Bobby Darnell Green was jailed Monday after police were called to a residence in the 350 block of East Sarnia. 

ATV Accident


09/05/17 11:32 AM
Authorities said a Plainview woman was injured Saturday in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

Hauser Charged


09/05/17 11:31 AM
A 31-year-old Holmen, Wisconsin, woman was jailed in Winona after she was arrested on fifth degree assault charge causing both fear and harm.

Hooked in the Eye


09/05/17 11:30 AM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department came to the rescue of an angler who got a fish hook caught in an eye.

House Flipper


09/05/17 11:29 AM
An 11-year-old girl from western Wisconsin is saving for college by flipping houses.

Property Values


09/05/17 11:28 AM
New construction accounted for less than 1 percent growth in Buffalo County's equalized property value.

Hentges-Chairman


09/05/17 11:26 AM
Tom Hentges of Fountain City was elected chairman of the Buffalo County Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash


09/01/17 02:31 PM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a 56-year-old Rochester man on a motorcycle was killed in a head-on crash in Houston County Thursday.

Child Death-Sentence


09/01/17 02:29 PM
A Holmen woman has been sentenced to eight months in jail after pleading no contest to charges related to the death of a toddler. 

Local Hurricane Relief Effort


09/01/17 02:28 PM
Winona businesses Riverport Inn and Brewski's Pub and Grill, along with their sister properties, are teaming together to help out the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

Humane Society-Flood, Pets


09/01/17 01:46 PM
The Winona Area Humane Society is doing its part to help out the pets involved in the Texas hurricane and flooding.

Merchant's-Guzzo


08/31/17 01:55 PM
Andrew Guzzo has joined Merchants Bank as Regional President Winona/South, according to Merchants Financial Group President & CEO Greg Evans.

SMU Sports Hall of Fame


08/31/17 01:54 PM
The Saint Mary's University Cardinal 'M' Club, in association with the Alumni Association, will induct three members into the Saint Mary's Sports Hall of Fame during the weekend of  Sept. 8-10.

St. Charles School Start


08/31/17 01:52 PM
Classes at St. Charles High School will be delayed because an upgrade project will not be completed in time.

WSU-Education Village


08/31/17 01:51 PM
Work is continuing on the Winona State University Education Village project after the university was granted some 25-million dollars to complete the project in the 2017 legislative session.

Labor Day Boating


08/31/17 01:51 PM
As many folks celebrate the final weeks of summer and transition to fall activities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to remind folks to take an extra moment to ensure that they are safe while out on the water.

SMU Hockey


08/31/17 01:48 PM
The Saint Mary's University men's hockey team enjoyed a banner season in 2016-17, placing third in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season standings, and earning a spot in the MIAC Playoff semifinals.

Asian Carp


08/31/17 01:47 PM
The Army Corps of Engineers has tweaked how it runs Lock and Dam 8 on the Mississippi River in Genoa, Wisconsin, south of La Crosse, in hopes of impeding the spread upriver of invasive Asian carp. 

WAPS Referendum Meetings


08/31/17 01:44 PM
The public will get a chance to hear about the proposed Winona Area Public School bond referendum during two information sessions in the next two months.

Warming Center


08/30/17 11:36 AM
Winona's Community Warming Center is getting ready for its second season of operations and is now looking for volunteers to help out.

MSC New Program


08/30/17 11:35 AM
Beginning this fall, Minnesota State College Southeast will be offering a new 10-credit Certificate in Integrative Medicine & Health.

Heath Arrested


08/30/17 11:34 AM
A man wanted in both Winona County and the city of Red Wing was apprehended in Winona on Tuesday.

Flooding-Buffalo County


08/30/17 11:33 AM
Heavy rains across Buffalo County in July caused more than $1 million in damages and cleanup of public roads, bridges and drainage ditches.

Visit Winona Resources


08/30/17 11:32 AM
The Winona Visitors Information Center attracts people from a wide range in the U-S and foreign countries who come to Winona.

Bridges Health Winona


08/30/17 11:31 AM
Winona's new resource for health promotion and preventive health care services, is set to open Sept. 7th.

Joyful Noise


08/30/17 11:30 AM
As part of its year long centennial events, Faith Lutheran Church of Winona commissioned composer and longtime member Eric Heukeshoven to create an anthem for two special celebration services on Sunday, September 17th.

Red Cross Relief


08/30/17 11:29 AM
The American Red Cross is responding to the flooding disaster in Texas. Locally, between 28 and 30 Red Cross volunteer workers have gone to the southern Texas area from the Southeastern Minnesota region.

Masqeurade $5 Jewelry Sale


08/30/17 11:26 AM
The Winona Health Volunteers will again host the Masquerade $5 Jewelry sale Thursday, September 7th from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Friday, September 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Miller Banquet


08/29/17 10:33 AM
The Morrie Miller Athletic Banquet is sold out.

Ride the Ridges


08/29/17 10:32 AM
The Winona Rotary Club will host its fifth annual "Ride the Ridges" bike ride coming up on Saturday, September 16th.

Living Well Workshop


08/29/17 10:31 AM
Living Well with Ongoing Health Concerns is a free, six-week workshop offered by Winona Health to help people who are living with a chronic health condition or an ongoing health concern.

Davids-Award


08/29/17 10:29 AM
Minnesota's largest small business group, the National Federation of Independent Business Minnesota, announced that State Representative Greg Davids of Preston, chairman of the Minnesota House Taxes Committee, has been awarded the prestigious NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award.


 

Ready Set School Donations


08/29/17 10:28 AM
Ready Set School is thanking two local organizations for making donations to the non profit organization.

Home Energy Squad


08/29/17 10:27 AM
Winona residents looking to save energy and money have a simple option to make their homes more energy efficient thanks to a collaboration between Xcel Energy and the City of Winona.

YMCA-Madsen


08/29/17 10:19 AM
The CEO of the Winona Family YMCA has resigned to accept a new job in the Twin Cities.

Abramson Properties


08/24/17 02:24 PM
The public will get another opportunity to speak out on a proposed downtown development when the city planning commission holds a public hearing next Monday.

Plainview Administrator


08/24/17 02:23 PM
The Plainview City Council has decided to hire an interim city administrator.

Flood Damage-Trempealeau County


08/24/17 02:21 PM
Federal officials have estimated that Trempealeau County sustained some 1.3 million dollars in flood-related damage in late July.

County Administrator-Trempealeau County


08/24/17 02:18 PM
The Trempealeau County Board has decided to delay action on hiring a county administrator.

St. Charles School Start


08/24/17 02:17 PM
Classes at St. Charles High School may be starting late because the construction project has fallen behind schedule.

Bowden Chase


08/24/17 02:16 PM
Winona Police said a man who led them on a slow speed chase was jailed after his vehicle was stopped and drugs were found inside.

Late Season Deer Hunt


08/24/17 02:15 PM
The DNR is looking for input on a proposed late season antlerless only deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota.

Disaster Request


08/24/17 02:12 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is asking President Donald Trump for a federal disaster declaration for 11 flood-ravaged counties in western Wisconsin, including Buffalo and Trempealeau counties.

Economic Director


08/24/17 02:11 PM
A former city administrator at Wabasha is on tap to become Buffalo County's first economic development coordinator.

Chatfield New Pool


08/24/17 02:10 PM
Chatfield voters will be asked to approve a bond referendum this fall to help finance a new swimming pool.

Altra Mixer


08/24/17 02:09 PM
An educational mixer focusing on first time home buying will be held on Wednesday, September 13th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Altra Federal Credit Union's Operations Center located in Onalaska.

New Lewiston Business


08/24/17 02:08 PM
A new business will be opening in Lewiston by the end of next month.

Ben and Adith Golf Classic


08/23/17 02:10 PM
The Winona Health Foundation's 2017 Ben & Adith Miller Golf Classic set a new record in the amount of funds it raised this year.

WSU Classes


08/23/17 02:09 PM
Classes at Winona State University are off and running this week with some 8,000 students returning to the campus main and west locations.

Late Season Deer Hunt Meeting


08/23/17 02:07 PM
The DNR is looking for input on a proposed late season antlerless only deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota.

Sunday Growlers


08/23/17 02:07 PM
You will be able to purchase growlers for off-sale on Sundays in Winona County following action this week by the Winona County Board of Commissioners.

Franken-Book Signing


08/23/17 02:06 PM
Minnesota Senator Al Franken will be in Winona Friday for a book signing ceremony.

Walz Tour


08/23/17 02:05 PM
First District Congressman Tim Walz was in Winona Tuesday getting a closer look at Winona manufacturing firm Miller Ingenuity 

Equipment Grants


08/23/17 02:04 PM
Agencies in two area cities will be able to purchase additional equipment thanks to grants that were announced Tuesday.

Mower Death


08/23/17 02:03 PM
Authorities say an Ettrick man died in a rotary mower accident.

Wanek Award


08/23/17 02:02 PM
The founder of Ashley Furniture Industries in Arcadia has received a special philanthropy award.

Healthy Fit Sessions


08/22/17 10:25 AM
Winona Health's Healthy Fit: Living Your Best Life is a new six-week program to help people lose weight and keep it off.

Dollar Store-Cochrane


08/22/17 10:24 AM
Dollar General's newest store in Cochrane is now open.

WSU-SEED Garden


08/22/17 10:23 AM
Winona State University planted another dimension of learning when it launched the Sustainable, Edible, Education Discovery, or SEED, garden last spring.

Farm Production Costs


08/22/17 10:21 AM
Farm production costs in Wisconsin last year totaled nearly $11 billion, about the same as 2015, according to newly released USDA reports.

Miller Banquet


08/22/17 09:42 AM
Tickets are on sale now for the Morrie Miller Youth Foundation banquet that this year will feature a football legend.

American Duchess


08/21/17 01:34 PM
One of the newest paddlewheelers to travel the Mississippi River will make a stop in Winona next month.

New Alma Chief


08/21/17 01:34 PM
The new police chief at Alma is scheduled to begin work on Sept. 5th, according to Mayor Jim Wilkie.

Judge-Olmsted County


08/21/17 01:31 PM
Governor Mark Dayton has appointed a former assistant Winona County attorney to a judgeship in Olmsted County.

Street Fight


08/21/17 01:29 PM
Police said two men were cited and a third went to the hospital when police were called to the 300 block of Center Street on Saturday on a report of a fight.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash


08/21/17 01:26 PM
A 62-year-old Apple Valley man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Winona County. 

New R-P School


08/21/17 01:25 PM
The Rushford-Peterson school district held a ribbon cutting for its new state-of-the-art school on Saturday and thousands of people showed up.

Peak Energy Alert-MiEnergy


08/21/17 01:21 PM
MiEnergy Cooperative is issuing a peak energy alert to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market.

SMU Expansion


08/21/17 01:18 PM
Saint Mary's University is expanding its presence in Rochester.

SEMAC Grants


08/18/17 02:18 PM
The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council has awarded $109,700 in grants to non-profit organizations.

MMAM Exhibit


08/18/17 02:17 PM
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona will open Mississippi River Photo Shootout: A Juried Exhibition on Friday, September 1st  with a sneak peak opening reception on Thursday, August 31st.

County Board Meeting


08/18/17 02:17 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will hold a working session to discuss a draft of the proposed 2018 county budget.

Mayo-Medica


08/18/17 02:16 PM
The Mayo Clinic and Medica announced that Medica is acquiring Mayo Clinic Health Solutions (MMSI), a division of Mayo Clinic.

Home Sales-Winona County


08/18/17 02:02 PM
The month of July set some records when it comes to home sales in Winona County.

Tax Reciprocity


08/18/17 02:01 PM
There's good news for area residents who live in Minnesota but work in Wisconsin according to State Representative Greg Davids of Preston and State Senator Jeremy Miller of Winona.

City Council


08/18/17 01:58 PM
The Winona City Council will take up requests from two local developers on Monday regarding proposed large construction projects.

WAPS-Teacher Talks


08/18/17 01:56 PM
The Winona Area Public School Board will meet with representatives of the Winona Education Association on Monday.

Road Project Tabled


08/18/17 01:55 PM
A proposed $73,000 repair project on Cedar Street in Alma was tabled by the city council.

Hormel Purchase


08/18/17 01:54 PM
Hormel Foods in Austin has acquired a branded food service business.

Courthouse Open House


08/18/17 01:51 PM
Winona County has announced a special open house at the courthouse on Sunday, September 24rth. 

WSU Game Experience


08/17/17 10:37 AM
Winona State University invites the community to help kick off the new Warrior Game Day Experience from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, near the intersection of Johnson and Mark streets.

Best Life Coaching


08/17/17 10:33 AM
Winona Health Wellness Services is offering a one-on-one program to help people define an achieve their personal goals.

WAPS Classes Begin


08/17/17 10:32 AM
The Winona Area Public Schools are getting ready to kickoff the 2017-18 school year with orientations and back to school events.

Debris Cleanup


08/17/17 10:31 AM
A contractor has been hired to excavate debris from water runoff ditches located near the Fountain City Motel and nearby residential properties.

New Fire Station


08/17/17 10:30 AM
The Fountain City Community Fire Association cleared apparent final hurdles in its effort to building a new fire station.

La Crosse Shooting


08/17/17 10:29 AM
La Crosse Police have identified the two police officers involved in the shooting of a man on Sunday following a brief chase.

Flu Shots-Rochester


08/17/17 10:27 AM
This fall, for the first time, the flu vaccine will be available to every student in Olmsted County - in their school building.

WNB-Polus


08/17/17 10:21 AM
Mary Polus, Vice President and Operations/IT Manager at Winona National Bank, was awarded a diploma on August 11, 2017, at commencement exercises during the 73nd annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Truck Rollover


08/16/17 08:25 AM
A 40-year-old truck driver was injured when the truck he was driving went off Interstate 90 in Winona County and rolled over.

Body in Camper


08/16/17 08:24 AM
The Wabasha County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found at a campground last Saturday.

Late Season Deer Hunt Meetings


08/16/17 08:23 AM
The DNR is looking for input on a proposed late season antlerless only deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota.

Deer Regualtions


08/16/17 08:22 AM
The DNR says additional deer hunting opportunities will be available this fall thanks to a series of mild winters and conservative hunting regulations, which have resulted in rebounding deer populations across Minnesota.

WSU-Solar Eclipse


08/16/17 08:21 AM
Want a chance to view the solar eclipse safely? Winona State University's Geoscience Department will host a solar eclipse viewing event from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Monday, Aug. 21st on WSU's Main Campus.

City Council-Solar Energy


08/16/17 08:20 AM
The Winona City Council will hold an informational meeting next Monday, August 21st, to discuss a solar energy proposal.

Hamilton Street Closed


08/16/17 08:19 AM
If you plan on traveling on Hamilton Street in the Broadway area you will have to find a detour.

La Crosse Shooting


08/15/17 11:21 AM
The investigation into the crash of boat Saturday on the Mississippi River near Brownsville is continuing.

Candidate Drops Out


08/15/17 11:20 AM
One of eight Democratic candidates who  indicated they will run for the First District Congressional seat in 2018 has dropped out of the race.

Hughes Sought


08/15/17 11:19 AM
A Winona man accused of assaulting five people in a fight outside the Midway Tavern in rural Fountain City is being sought on an arrest warrant for failure to show up at a court hearing in Buffalo County Circuit Court.  

Winona Community Foundation


08/15/17 11:17 AM
The Winona Community Foundation is looking for organizations that may need a little help.

WSU Plastic Bottles


08/15/17 11:16 AM
All incoming students at Winona State University next week will be provided with a free reusable water bottle thanks to WSU's Green Fee that funds environmentally friendly projects.

Ag Grants


08/15/17 11:16 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has announced that its Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation Farm to School and Farm to Early Care and Education Grants are now available.

Milk Prices


08/15/17 11:14 AM
The all-class milk price for Wisconsin dairy producers in June averaged $17.90-cents per hundred pounds, up 50-cents per hundredweight from May. 

WSU Job Fair


08/15/17 11:13 AM
Winona State University is inviting employers to take part in a part-time job fair on the WSU campus on Friday, August 25th.

MSC Program Ranked


08/15/17 10:48 AM
Minnesota State College Southeast says its Associate of Applied Science in Computer Aided Design Drafting Technologies degree has again been ranked one of the top online CAD programs within the entire United States by BestColleges.com.

Fastenal Earnings


08/15/17 10:44 AM
Winona's Fastenal Company is reporting a successful July.

SMU Sports Website


08/15/17 10:42 AM
It's a new school year, and the Saint Mary's University Athletic Department is kicking off the 2017-18 season with a brand new website.

Helicopter Crash


08/15/17 10:40 AM
The FAA has been called in to investigate the crash of a helicopter near Westby south of La Crosse on Monday.

Vogel Trial


08/14/17 09:40 AM
A 5-day jury trial has been scheduled in Buffalo County Circuit Court for a Winona man accused of six felony charges involving sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl.

La Crosse Shooting


08/14/17 09:36 AM
A suspect in the carjacking of a vehicle with a young child inside was fatally shot by La Crosse Police late Sunday afternoon on the south side of the city.

Boating Crash Fatalities


08/14/17 09:35 AM
Five people were injured and two people killed in a boating crash on the Mississippi River near Brownsville south of La Crosse.

WSU-Free Bus Trips Lynx


08/14/17 09:33 AM
Winona State University will host free bus trips this coming Friday, Aug. 18th, and Friday, Sept. 1st, to attend the Minnesota Lynx games at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Capitol Building


08/14/17 09:32 AM
A huge three-day celebration was held over the weekend to celebrate the official grand opening of the refurbished Minnesota State capitol building in St. Paul.

Dragster Car-Goodson Tools


08/14/17 09:29 AM
A free display of NHRA Top Fuel Dragster and Driver Terry McMillian will be at Goodson Tools in Goodview Tuesday afternoon.

Stray Voltage Appeal


08/14/17 09:28 AM
Xcel Energy has filed a motion to dismiss a verdict in a stray voltage case involving a Trempealeau County dairy farmer.

Trempealeau County New Judge


08/14/17 09:27 AM
Trempealeau County has a new judge.

Lewiston Search


08/14/17 09:26 AM
The City of Lewiston has begun a search for an interim city administrator following the resignation of current city administrator Travis Brierley.

WSU-Move-In Day


08/14/17 09:25 AM
Winona State University is getting ready for classes to start in two weeks.

Bike Rider Killed


08/10/17 11:38 AM
A 17-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in car-bicycle crash in Winona Tuesday afternoon.

Solomon's Super Soaker Fun Fest


08/10/17 11:36 AM
There is an event in Lake Park Saturday that will increase awareness of mental health issues in Winona.

WSU-Distinguished Awards


08/10/17 11:32 AM
Winona State University will host its annual Distinguished Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 21st, at the Tau Rotunda on the West Campus as part of the university's 2017 Homecoming celebration

Recycling Grants


08/10/17 11:28 AM
Grants supporting waste recycling programs in Wisconsin totaled $20 million in 2017.

Wabasha K-9


08/10/17 11:25 AM
The Wabasha County Sheriff's Department has a new K-9 officer. He is "Melee" and he has been paired with deputy Eric Rollie.

Bridge Project


08/10/17 11:24 AM
Larson Construction Company of Chippewa Falls  has been hired to do a new bridge project on Buffalo County Highway U.

Food for Thought-Cichanowski


08/10/17 11:23 AM
Mike Cichanowski was born to paddle. He grew up on the banks of the Mississippi River, where he cultivated a love for the water and an insatiable curiosity to explore it.

Mayo-Albert Lea


08/10/17 11:21 AM
A state senator from Austin is vowing to fight the Mayo Clinic Health System's decision to move most inpatient services from its Albert Lea clinic to its Austin location.

Winona Community Table


08/10/17 10:59 AM
A reminder the public is welcome to attend a Winona Community Table event next Tuesday, August 15th, at Holzinger Lodge where the topic of discussion will be healthcare.

Capital Grand Opening


08/10/17 10:57 AM
Lawmakers from the Winona area will be on hand this weekend for the official grand opening of the remodeled Minnesota state capitol building in St. Paul.

First District Candidates


08/10/17 10:51 AM
An eighth candidate is planning to run for Minnesota's First Congressional District seat being vacated by Tim Walz.

Danzinger-School Board


08/10/17 10:50 AM
Sarah Danzinger has been appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Alma School Board of Education.

Habitat Restore


08/10/17 10:48 AM
Need any used furniture, antiques or building materials, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Winona is the place to go.

Goodview Gallup


08/10/17 10:47 AM
A reminder the 38th Annual Goodview Gallup will be held on Saturday, August 19th, in conjunction with Goodview Days festival.

Utica Community/School Reunion


08/08/17 01:28 PM
Come join the fun on Sunday August 13  at the 11th annual Utica Community/School Reunion being held at the Utica School, South Center St. in Utica.

Crigler-Mission of Honor


08/08/17 11:35 AM
Winona veteran Jim Crigler plans to return to the Cape Girardeau, Missouri, next week and resume his fundraising canoe trip down the length of the Mississippi River.

Engstrom-WSU


08/08/17 11:34 AM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of Nathan Engstrom to the position of Campus Sustainability Director.

Great Lakes Challenge


08/08/17 11:32 AM
Motorists need to be on the lookout for a large group of bicycle riders today in Winona County.

Gypsoil Extension


08/08/17 11:31 AM
A Winona manufacturer is asking for an extension on its committment to create 20 jobs by October 31st, 2017.

Port Authority


08/08/17 11:30 AM
The Winona Port Authority will be asked this week to assist two Winona businesses seeking to occupy new facilities.

Compliance Checks


08/08/17 11:27 AM
Local authorities made several alcohol compliance checks at liquor establishments in the city of Winona and Winona County over the weekend.

Mosquito Island Closed


08/08/17 11:26 AM
The small island locally known as "Mosquito Island" will be closed to public entry until October 13, 2017.

Ready Set School Donation


08/08/17 11:16 AM
Some students in Winona County will have a better start to classes in the fall because of a Winona business.

Fur Trader's Camp


08/04/17 07:58 AM
Fur Trader’s Camp, Saturday August 5, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Ranger, Ed Lagace, will have a full campsite set up ...

Penney's Store Closed


08/04/17 07:50 AM
In case you haven't noticed it, the J-C Penney's store in Winona is closed...for good.

Fillmore County Relay for Life


08/04/17 07:29 AM
The Fillmore County Relay for Life event held last weekend brought in a large amount of money.

County Board Meeting


08/04/17 07:24 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners will be asked next week to provide about $200,000 for the Southeastern Minnesota HRA based in Wabasha.

C-FC School Board


08/04/17 06:56 AM
The Cochrane-Fountain City School Board has met with a consultant to talk about school board operations and procedures.

La Crescent Shooting


08/04/17 06:53 AM
Two Wisconsin men suspected of firing at Minnesota police officers during a car chase are facing felony charges.

Winona-CIP


08/04/17 06:52 AM
The Winona City Council will begin discussions on a new 10-year capital improvements plan next month.

First District Candidates


08/04/17 06:50 AM
The number of Democratic candidates who say they are running for the first district Congressional seat being vacated by Tim Walz has swelled to seven.

Art of Fine Furniture Move


08/04/17 06:49 AM
The Art of Fine Furniture-an exhibit featuring the creations of professional and hobbyist studio furniture makers from Minnesota and Wisconsin-will be on display at Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center in Rochester ...

Mayo-Albert Lea


08/04/17 06:48 AM
The debate about impending changes at the Mayo Clinic Health System's hospital in Albert Lea could soon enter the legal realm.

Rogers Selected-WSU


08/04/17 06:47 AM
Dr. Patricia Rogers, Winona State University's Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, has been selected to participate in the Association of Chief Academic Officers Digital Fellows Program.

School Bus Fines


08/04/17 06:46 AM
With the start of school not too far away here is a reminder you better stop for a school bus if it has its stop arm extended.

2017 Summer Hop Field Day


08/02/17 07:14 AM
The 2017 Summer Hop Field Day to be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 just outside of Tomah, WI.  Jim and Bob Conant, Bohica Hops Farm will host the meeting, which will begin at 10:00 am.

McNeilus Explosion


08/01/17 11:51 AM
The cause of an explosion at the McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing plant in Dodge Center last January has been determined to have been accidental.

Transportation Funding


08/01/17 11:50 AM
Minnesota cities, counties and townships can apply for funding support for transportation infrastructure projects on local roads as part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Local Road Improvement Program.

New Bike Trail


08/01/17 11:49 AM
The Winona Area Mountain Bike Club and Dahl Automotive have announced the opening of a new trail behind the Dahl Auto Plaza.

Stockton Shooting Arrest


08/01/17 11:48 AM
Authorities said a 30-year-old Stockton man wanted in connection with a shooting in Stockton Sunday night was apprehended at his home.

Child Porn Charges


08/01/17 11:47 AM
A 31-year-old Winona man is facing multiple child pornography charges.

Dredge Plan Comments


08/01/17 11:45 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for the Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan near Wabasha.

Stockton Shooting


08/01/17 11:44 AM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 30-year-old Stockton man believed to have been involved in a shooting Sunday night in Stockton.

Officer Shooting


08/01/17 11:38 AM
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says two men were taken into custody following an officer involved shooting and a high speed chase early Monday morning near Hokah. 

Coldwell Banker Donation


08/01/17 11:37 AM
Every Child's Dream, a project sponsored by Winona's three Lions Clubs to make Winona playgrounds more accessible to children with disabilities, received a big boost from Coldwell Banker River Valley Realtors...

National Night Out Block Party


08/01/17 11:32 AM
Here's a chance to get to know your neighbors better and meet some law enforcement officers. 

Free Golf Demonstration-Merritt


08/01/17 11:31 AM
 A reminder, professional golfer Troy Merritt will give a free public demonstration Monday, August 14 at 10 a.m. at Cedar Valley Golf Course.

Pelowski-Disaster Relief


08/01/17 11:24 AM
State Representative Gene Pelowski is touting the establishment of state's disaster contingency account in the wake of heavy rains and flooding in several counties, including Winona County this summer.

BK 5K Expanding


08/01/17 11:21 AM
The BK 5K Youth Fund in Winona is expanding its reach starting in 2008.

BBBS-Taste of Winona


07/31/17 08:41 AM
Big Brothers Big Sisters has a big event coming up. The annual "Taste of Winona" will be taking place on Thursday, August 3rd, at Signature's Restaurant in Winona from 5-to-8 p.m.

Arcadia Flooding Damage


07/31/17 08:40 AM
Arcadia officials are seeking 15 million dollars from the state of Wisconsin to help mitigate future flood damage.

Winona Street Projects


07/31/17 08:39 AM
You may run into some traffic problems starting on Monday when driving in Winona because of some street improvement projects that are set to get underway.

DMC Project


07/31/17 08:38 AM
The Destination Medical Center Corporation Board of Directors in Rochester has voted to approve a 35 million dollar project in the Discovery Square sub-district under the DMC Development Plan.

Knife Assault


07/31/17 08:37 AM
A 32-year-old Winona man has been charged with felony second degree assault with a dangerous weapon in connection with an incident at an east end business earlier this month.

Olympic-style Ski Jump


07/27/17 02:07 PM
It's hoped excavation work on a new Olympic-style ski jump near Frontenac will begin this fall.

Suspicious Vehicle & Person Alert


07/27/17 02:05 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for a suspicious vehicle.

Bridge Project Update


07/27/17 01:59 PM
The project to rehab the old Highway 43 interstate bridge in Winona is right on schedule of a completion in 2019.

Arts in the Hall


07/27/17 01:57 PM
Some tickets remain for the second performance of the critically acclaimed classic play "12 Angry Jurors" at City Hall Friday night.

Buffer Zone


07/27/17 01:54 PM
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has two additional resources for landowners working to comply with the state's buffer law.

Top College Cities


07/26/17 10:31 AM
Rochester, Minnesota is ranked as one of the top college cities in America.

Dredge Lawsuit


07/26/17 10:30 AM
Buffalo County may join with Wabasha County and other units of local government upset with a proposed Army Corps of Engineers long-range plan for depositing dredged sand on properties bordering the Mississippi River.

WAPS Referendum


07/26/17 10:28 AM
The Winona Area Public School Board will hold a series of public information meetings over the next several weeks as it prepares to bring an 81.8 million dollar bond referendum before district voters.

WVS National Award


07/26/17 10:26 AM
Winona Volunteer Services has received a national award as a Service Enterprise Organization.

County Disaster Assistance


07/26/17 10:25 AM
Governor Mark Dayton has authorized nearly $108,000 in state disaster assistance for Winona County in the wake of strong storms and a tornado last month.

Sheriff Search


07/26/17 10:23 AM
The Sheriff's department is searching for a driver who eluded deputies in Stockton after failing to stop.

SMU Volleyball Honor


07/26/17 09:52 AM
The start of the 2017 season is just over a month away, but for the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota volleyball team, the 2016 season is still wrapping up.

Know your Neighbor


07/25/17 11:42 AM
The second of three community events this summer sponsored by the Winona Rotary Club takes place Thursday in Lake Park.

Ashley for the Arts


07/25/17 11:41 AM
Another round of big name entertainment will be featured at the annual "Ashley for the Arts" event coming up next month.

L-A High School Donation


07/25/17 11:40 AM
The Lewiston-Altura High School class of 2017 has made a donation that has helped some 210 families clear up their leftover lunch bills.

Stoltman-WNB


07/25/17 11:39 AM
Winona National Bank has announced that Mary Stoltman, a Private Banking Officer, is the recipient of its second quarter Community PRIDE Award.

Winona Shooting


07/25/17 11:38 AM
Winona police have identified the two people who were shot to death in Winona's east end early Monday.

Humane Society-Cruisn' for Critters


07/25/17 11:34 AM
The Winona Area Humane Society is celebrating its 25th anniversary next month and will host a special fundraising event.

Amtrak Study


07/25/17 11:30 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says first milestone has been reached in the study of a possible second Amtrak train to run between the Twin Cities and Chicago which would include a stop in Winona.

Trempealeau County Jail


07/25/17 11:29 AM
The Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors has decided to delay further discussions on the future of the Trempealeau County jail until next month.

Winona Health Award


07/25/17 11:27 AM
Winona Health has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

Amish in Court


07/24/17 10:07 AM
Fourteen Amish families from Fillmore County have been ordered to install septic systems in their homes, and stop getting rid of water and sewage on ground surfaces.

Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal


07/24/17 10:04 AM
NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Junior says he pleased with his relationship with Winona's Fastenal company and the success he has had this season.

Abramson Properties


07/24/17 10:02 AM
The Winona City Planning Commission holds a recessed public hearing today on a request for a conditional use permit for the development of the vacant properties at 54 and 56 East Third Street downtown.

Dayton Vet-Davids


07/24/17 10:00 AM
A Ramsey County district judge ruled in favor of the Minnesota Legislature stating that Governor Dayton's line item veto "zeroing out" legislative funding violated the Separation of Powers clause in the Minnesota Constitution.

Swipe out Hunger


07/24/17 09:58 AM
Merchants Bank will be donating to area food shelves five cents each time a Merchants Bank credit card or debit card is used between August 1-8, up to a total of $10,000, during "Swipe Out Hunger," the Bank's fifth annual Facebook Giveaway.

YMCA Ground Breaking


07/24/17 09:57 AM
The Winona Family YMCA has announced a projected ground breaking date for the construction of its new facility.

Wheelage Tax


07/20/17 01:50 PM
Fillmore County may be the next county to establish a wheelage tax in order to raise funds for road and bridge repairs.

County Board Meeting


07/20/17 01:49 PM
The Winona County Board of Commission's next Tuesday will get a mid-year update from the County Recorder's Office.

County Board Tour


07/20/17 01:48 PM
The Winona County Historical Society is offering a chance to learn more about some of the historical places in the county next month.

Storm Damage-St. Charles


07/20/17 01:47 PM
Some major damage from Wednesday's thunderstorm reported in the city of St. Charles.

Fleet Farm Expansion


07/20/17 01:46 PM
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced it is providing Mills Fleet Farm with a 1.5 million dollar loan to support the company's expansion in Chippewa Falls-a project expected to create 325 jobs.

Storm Damage


07/20/17 01:43 PM
Heavy rains and winds that moved through the Winona area during separate storms Wednesday afternoon and early today kept local authorities busy with investigations and cleanup.

Vacant Home Burglaries


07/20/17 01:42 PM
Someone has been breaking into vacant homes in Winona that are up for sale.

Arcadia Evacuation


07/20/17 01:41 PM
Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia where heavy rain has sent Turton Creek over its banks.

Storm Flooding


07/20/17 01:39 PM
Heavy rain is flooding roads and causing mudslides in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Roads Closed


07/20/17 01:37 PM
Due to widespread flooding Thursday morning, law enforcement reports the following road closures in our area:

TREMPEALEAU COUNTY - Arcadia School District summer school cancelled due to flooding - All roads into Arcadia closed - US 53 between Blair Road...

Peak Energy Alert-MiEnergy


07/20/17 01:34 PM
MiEnergy Cooperative is issuing a peak energy alert for a second consecutive day to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market. MiEnergy asks members to help by reducing their electric use.

Stolen Car


07/19/17 08:01 AM
A 24-year-old Arcadia man is facing criminal charges after the car he was driving crashed along Highway 93 in the Town of Arcadia and he fled on foot.

Highway 14 Partnership


07/19/17 08:00 AM
The push to upgrade a major thoroughfare in southern Minnesota continues, with members of the Highway 14 Partnership meeting in Owatonna last week to discuss the legislature's actions and chart a course forward.

Super Bowl Volunteers


07/19/17 07:55 AM
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee is looking for volunteers to help out when the 2018 big game comes to Minneapolis next February.

Tree and Garden Tour


07/19/17 07:53 AM
The Winona State University Landscape Arboretum and the Great River Shakespeare Festival will host a Tree and Garden Tour at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday, July 22, at the WSU Gazebo.

Lynx Coach-WSU


07/19/17 07:50 AM
The Winona State University Lyceum Series 2017-18 will host Minnesota Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the WSU campus.

WSU Emails Out


07/19/17 07:47 AM
Winona State University says starting at noon Friday, July 21st, WSU email services will be unavailable until 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 24th.

Wheelage Tax


07/19/17 07:45 AM
Residents in Wabasha County will see a wheelage tax double starting January 1st, 2018.

Super Soaker Fun Fest


07/18/17 12:00 PM
Solomon's Song is hosting the 2nd annual Super Soaker Fun Fest Saturday, August 12th at 10:00 a.m.

Phoney Money


07/18/17 11:59 AM
More phony money is turning up in Winona.

Ready Set School Donation


07/18/17 11:58 AM
Ready Set School has received a donation from the St. Charles Lions club.

Officer Resigns


07/18/17 11:57 AM
A Fountain City police officer hired in December has resigned to take a new cop job elsewhere.

K-9 Donations


07/18/17 11:56 AM
The Winona Police Department is seeking donations for the purchase a training of a new K-9 officer.

Vikings-Mankato


07/18/17 11:05 AM
The Minnesota Vikings have announced that this will be the final Vikings Training Camp in Mankato this summer.

Soil Health Field Day


07/17/17 11:55 AM
The Land Stewardship Project will host a soil health field day on Wednesday, July 26th from 10 a.m. to noon with registration starting at 9:30 a. m.

Sand Mine Lawsuit


07/17/17 11:53 AM
An attorney for several landowners in the Blair and Whitehall area says he will file a lawsuit against a frack sand mining company shortly after August 1st is no response if received from the company by then.

Minnesota State College Southeast-Golf


07/17/17 11:52 AM
The Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation is hosting the 9th annual Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament on Monday, August 7th at the Bridges in Winona.

Hazard Mitigation


07/17/17 11:51 AM
Winona County Emergency Management is working with the University of Minnesota-Duluth to prepare an update of the County's 2012 "Multi Hazard Mitigation Plan."

Fatal Crash


07/17/17 11:49 AM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a 25-year-old man from Canada was killed in a one-vehicle crash Saturday in Olmsted County.

YMCA-New Partners


07/17/17 11:47 AM
The Winona Family YMCA has announced that it has two new partners in its efforts to construct a new facility near the Winona hospital.

WNB-Polus


07/14/17 01:15 PM
Winona National Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary Polus to Vice President and Operations/IT Manager.

Wisconsin Apples


07/14/17 01:14 PM
Wisconsin apple growers picked 41 million pounds in 2016, a 20 percent gain, according to government agricultural statistics released in June.

St. Mary's-Pray


07/14/17 01:12 PM
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has appointed an alumnus of its Philanthropy and Development program-Cheryl Pray-as its executive director.

Wisconsin Deer


07/14/17 01:11 PM
An estimated 1.34 million deer were left in Wisconsin after the 2016 hunting season, up 14 percent statewide, according to the Wisconsin DNR.