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District 28 Seat


05/26/16 11:42 AM
It looks like State Senator Jeremy Miller will have some opposition if he chooses to run for re-election next fall.                   

Lewiston Killing


05/26/16 11:42 AM
The man accused of murdering a 24-year-old Lewiston woman is schedulaed to make his second appearance in Winona District Court Thursday.
 

Solar Farm


05/26/16 11:38 AM
A new solar array will be erected on property near Rollingstone after the Winona County Board of Commissioners approved the three-acre development this week. The property is owned by Carlus and Carolyn Dingfelder and the 56 acres are just off Highway 248

Discover Wisconsin


05/26/16 11:37 AM
Discover Wisconsin plans to begin production and filming this year of a program about waterway trails in Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson and La Crosse counties. 

Pelowski-Session


05/26/16 11:36 AM
Winona Representative Gene Pelowski is calling for legislative reform following a 2016 session that failed to pass major bills in the final hours. 

Vets Ceremony Sunday


05/26/16 11:34 AM
A dedication ceremony will be held this Memorial Day weekend for Minnesota's newest State Veterans Cemetery in Preston.

Ballpark Lighting


05/26/16 11:33 AM
The Alma Parks & Recreation Committee has been told that a ball field lighting project at Beach Harbor Park is not going to happen. 

Brownsville Dredging


05/26/16 11:32 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding boaters that the Mississippi River's Crater Island south of La Crescent will be closed during the Memorial Day weekend due to ongoing dredging activities. 

National Guard Deployment


05/26/16 11:31 AM
Several Minnesota National Guard troops from the Winona area are getting ready for deployment to Egypt this summer in a peacekeeping mission. 

Solomen's Song


05/26/16 11:28 AM
Tickets are on sale now for a special concert coming up on October First featuring nationally-known recording artist and folksinger John McCutcheon at Somsen Auditorium. The concert is being sponsored by local organization Solomen's Song in honor of

P.E.M. Referendum


05/26/16 11:26 AM
Voters in the Plainview-Elgin-Millville school district went to the polls Tuesday and turned down an 18.3 million dollar bond referendum. 

District 21 Election


05/26/16 11:15 AM
State Senator Matt Schmit of Red Wing has been endorsed by District 21 Democrats to run for a second 4-year term in the state legislature. 

Misato Memories


05/24/16 11:47 AM
The public is invited to  learn more about the recent trip of students to Winona's sister city in Japan last month.                     Misato Memories will take place on Tuesday, May 31st at 7 pm.

CPR Workshops


05/24/16 11:46 AM
Winona Health is offering free hands only CPR workshops on Saturday, June 4th. 

County Board


05/24/16 11:44 AM
A La Crosse company is the apparent low bidder for Winona County's recycling contract. 

Highway 88 Work


05/24/16 11:44 AM
Road reconstruction work on Wisconsin Highway 88 in Buffalo County is underway in a series of projects scheduled in 2016 and 2017.

Winona Health Board


05/24/16 11:43 AM
The Winona Health Board of Directors has a new member. 

Bike and Vehicle Auction Today


05/24/16 11:41 AM
120 bicycles and five vehicles will be up for sale when the Winona Police Department and the Sheriff's Department holds their annual surplus auction Tuesday.

Davids-Session


05/23/16 11:28 AM
Several building projhects around southeastern Minnesota were shut out Sunday evening when the legislature failed to pass a bonding bill. 

New WSU V-P


05/23/16 11:27 AM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of Ted Reilly to the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. The appointment was effective May 1.

 

Misato Memories


05/23/16 11:25 AM
The public is cordially invited to  learn more about the recent trip of students to Winona's sister city in Japan last month.       

Lewiston Murder


05/23/16 11:24 AM
More than a week after a Lewiston man was charged with the murder of a 24-year-old Lewiston woman and no new information has be released. 

Arcadia Admininstrator


05/23/16 11:21 AM
The City of Arcadia is close to hiring a city administrator. 

Sustainable Ag Grants


05/23/16 11:20 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant program has awarded grants to 11 new projects across the state including one in Winona County.

YMCA-Kwik Trip


05/23/16 11:16 AM
The Winona City Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a public hearing on Monday, May 23rd, on a request to rezone the property on which the Winona Family YMCA currently sits at 207 Winona Street.

Renk-Walz Art


05/23/16 11:14 AM
A Winona Senior High School student faired well in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Representative Tim Walz announced that third place in the First District went to Rachel Renk,

SBD Craft Show


05/23/16 11:12 AM
The Winona Steamboat Days Craft and Gift Show will be held the in Riverfront parking lot at the foot of Lafayette Street in Winona on Saturday, June 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Bridge Demolition


05/23/16 11:11 AM
Construction crews are scheduled on Tuesday, May 24th, to lower a 1.2-million-pound steel span of the old Interstate 90 Dresbach bridge to a barge in the Mississippi River 

Seat Belt Safety


05/23/16 11:09 AM
Law enforcement agencies throughout Minnesota and southeastern Minnesota will band together next week to help educate drivers and passengers about buckling up for safety.

Paintings Theft


05/23/16 11:08 AM
Winona Police are on the lookout for two paintings reported stolen from Watkins Hall on the Winona State University campus. 

Princess Kay Finalists


05/23/16 11:07 AM
Twelve county dairy princesses have been named finalists for Minnesota's 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way, an icon for the state's dairy community best known for the Minnesota State Fair butter sculptures associated with it. 

History on the River Tours


05/23/16 11:05 AM
Tickets for the "History on the River" summer cruises go on sale to the public Friday.  

New Winona Book


05/23/16 10:55 AM
The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's popular Images of America series is Upper Mississippi River at Winona.

Miss Arcadia


05/23/16 10:45 AM
Identical twin sisters were selected Miss Arcadia and her runnerup. 

Brown Charged


05/19/16 10:16 AM
A former Winona County jailer is accused of downloading nude photos from the cellphones of people booked into the county jail.

County Board Election


05/19/16 10:14 AM
Winona County Commissioner Greg Olson has filed for another term on the board. 

Study in Germany


05/19/16 10:13 AM
Winona High School senior Kiri Sannerud, daughter of Paul and Peggy Sannerud of Winona  has been awarded a full scholarship to live and study in Germany.   

Carol Hill Scholarships


05/19/16 10:12 AM
The Winona Health Volunteers Carol Hill Scholarship committee has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to nine students, all of whom have been accepted into an accredited healthcare program. 

Dresbach Bridge


05/19/16 10:11 AM
Ames Construction crews are removing the eastbound old I-90 bridge Mississippi River deck over the island and backwater spans.

Assault Incident


05/19/16 10:10 AM
A 24-year-old Winona woman was arrested on suspicion of felony second degree assault and criminal vehicular operation early Wednesday following an incident that started out in the Maplewood Townhomes. 

Fire Department Walk Through


05/19/16 10:09 AM
The Winona Fire department is offering a free residential home safety walk through throughout the coming summer. 

Drug Charges


05/19/16 10:07 AM
27-year-old Bradley Michael Suchla of Winona is facing three counts of felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree. 

Food Drive Event


05/19/16 10:05 AM
Last weekend's local Post Office Letter Carrier food drive turned out to be a successful event.

Utica Crash


05/18/16 10:31 AM
Authorities said a 19-year-old female was injured in a one vehicle rollover late Tuesday in Winona County. 

GOP Chair Resigns


05/18/16 10:29 AM
The co-chairman of the Steele County Republican Party in Minnesota says he's resigning from his position because Donald Trump has emerged as the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee.  

Lewiston Killing


05/18/16 10:28 AM
The investigation into the killing of a 24-year-old Lewiston woman is continuing but authorities had nothing new to report Tuesday. 

Heron Colony


05/18/16 10:26 AM
The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge recently posted an Avoidance Area around the Mertes' Slough heron colony located near the Hwy 43 bridge between Winona  and Fountain City. 

Vets Cemetery Ceremony


05/18/16 10:25 AM
A dedication ceremony is planned for Minnesota's newest State Veterans Cemetery in Preston later this month.

Chamber Awards


05/18/16 10:23 AM
Some 250 business and community leaders gathered at the Riverport Inn Tuesday for the 16th Annual Winona area Chamber of Commerce Business Celebration Luncheon. 

Highway 61-Gilmore Avenue Project


05/18/16 10:22 AM
Work on the Highway 61-Gilmore Avenue intersection project in Winona has entered its second week. 

River Canoeing


05/18/16 10:21 AM
Volunteers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are commemorating the district's sesquicentennial celebration this summer by canoeing a portion of the Upper Mississippi River.

Dahl Donation


05/18/16 10:19 AM
Dahl Subaru and Subaru of America has donated $24,000 to the Family and Children's Center. 

WNB-Shred Day


05/18/16 10:17 AM
The Winona National Bank and the Winona ORC are partnering for a Free Shred Day on Thursday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the bank's East Office parking lot off Mankato Avenue.

Wandering Horse-Auction


05/17/16 10:42 AM
A wondering horse that has been housed at an Altura location for close to a month will be put up for auction after no one has come forward to claim it. 

City Council Filings


05/17/16 10:41 AM
Longtime Winona City Councilmember Al Thurley has filed for re-election in the First Ward. 

Mayor Filings


05/17/16 10:40 AM
Winona Mayor Mark Peterson will have some opposition when he runs for re-election in November. 

Carp Barrier-Winona


05/17/16 10:39 AM
Plans for an invasive carp barrier on the Mississippi River near Winona are caught in a dispute between a key scientist and the University of Minnesota. 

Lewiston Murder


05/17/16 10:37 AM
Unconditional bond was set at one million dollars in Winona District Court where a 23-year-old Lewiston man was formally charged with second degree murder with intent to cause injury. 

Wisconsin #1 Cheese


05/17/16 10:36 AM
Wisconsin kept its 1st place ranking producing more cheese than any other state in the country in 2015. 

Nuclear Plant Drill Today


05/17/16 10:33 AM
The public is being alerted that the nuclear power plant at Red Wing will hold a simulated emergency situation today. 

More Fake Bills


05/16/16 11:05 AM
More phony bills have been turning up at local retailers.

Kurtz Jailed


05/16/16 11:05 AM
An Onalaska woman was jailed Friday after she allegedly assaulted a male at a Winona residence.

Forged Check


05/16/16 11:04 AM
39-year-old Glen Patrick Taylor of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, is facing felony charges of offering a forced check.

Assault Charges


05/16/16 11:03 AM
A 47-year-old La Crescent man was cited with felony second degree assault and teroristic threats following an incident at a residence in Winona County Friday. 

Lewiston Death


05/16/16 11:01 AM
Authorities have released the name of a woman who was found dead in the woods near Lewiston in southeastern Minnesota.

Noon Lions Club


05/16/16 11:01 AM
The Winona Noon Lions Club has donated brooms to the Winona County Restorative Justice Program to be used in the Downtown Winona Clean-up Project.  

Discover Wisconsin


05/16/16 11:00 AM
The Discover Wisconsin TV and radio shows are interested in doing more promotion of Buffalo County. 

City Council


05/16/16 10:58 AM
The Winona City Council holds a puiblic hearing on Monday on a project to reconstruct Grand Street between Sarnia and Wabasha Streets. 

Special Track Meet


05/16/16 10:57 AM
The 2016 Special Athletic Track and Field Competition, hosted by Winona Area Public Schools, will be take place on Friday, May 20th at Paul Giel Field. 

Islands Closed


05/16/16 10:57 AM
Boaters are asked to avoid Mallard and Swan Islands in the Weaver Bottoms north of Winona  from May 20th - July 1st. 

Administrator Fired


05/16/16 10:56 AM
The Trempealeau Village Administrator has been fired. 

Glubka Theft


05/16/16 10:54 AM
A 45-year-old Winona man has been charged with felony theft in connection with a search authorities conducted at an east end residence on May 3rd that turned up several high end bicycles. 

Bear in Winona


05/16/16 10:52 AM
Winona Police are advising residents of the Gilmore Valley area to be on the lookout for a bear. 

Candidate Filing Deadline


05/16/16 10:39 AM
A reminder the two-week filing period for public office in Minnesota opens Tuesday for candidates running in the November election. 

SBD Fish Fry


05/12/16 01:37 PM
A reminder the Steamboat Days Festival Committee will host a fish fry Friday at the Eagles Club in downtown Winona. 

Miller Award


05/12/16 01:35 PM
State Senator Jeremy Miller received a special honor Wednesday night at the Minnesota State College--Southeast Technical graduation ceremony. 

Dairy Princess Event


05/12/16 01:33 PM
The Winona County Dairy Princess and her attendant will be taking part in a special event this weekend to determine the candidates for the Princess Kay of the Milky Way pageant at the state fair. 

Friendship Center Honored


05/12/16 01:32 PM
The Winona Friendship Center received a special honor Wednesday.

Touch a Truck


05/12/16 01:30 PM
There's a free family event taking place in downtown Winona this weekend. 

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive


05/12/16 01:29 PM
Winona area residents are being asked to donate food for the local Winona County foodshelves this Saturday. 

R-P School Lawsuit


05/12/16 01:27 PM
A citizen group that filed a civil lawsuit against the Rushford-Peterson school district seeking a re-vote on a referendum to pay for a new K-12 school, had a hearing  last week in Fillmore County District Court. 

Dr. West Talks


05/12/16 01:26 PM
Winona school Superintendent Dr. Stephen West is available to speak to local clubs and organizations on the state of the Winona Area Public School District. 

SBD Button Winner


05/12/16 01:24 PM
The Winona Steamboat Days Festival Association unveiled the 2016 Button Design and announced its designer at Winona Senior High School Wednesday afternoon.  

SEMCAC 50th


05/12/16 01:21 PM
Semcac will celebrate its 50th anniversary next week. 

Whitewater Grant


05/11/16 02:03 PM
Some changes are coming at Whitwater State Park after an announcement that the park will be getting a $754,000 grant. 

Wabasha County Retirement


05/11/16 02:00 PM
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners, on a 3-to-2 vote, decided to hire a new Public Health Department Director after current director Judy Barton announced her upcoming retirement. 

Housing Rehab


05/11/16 01:59 PM
The City of Winona says an information a meeting on the East End Neighborhood Revitilization Program will be held on Thursday, May 26th, at the East End Recreation Center starting at 5:30 p.m.

Annual Road Race


05/11/16 01:55 PM
Applications for grants from the 16th Annual B-K-5-K Road Race are being accepted through Friday, May 20th.               

Winona Health Volunteers


05/11/16 01:53 PM
160 people attnded the Winona Health annual Volunteer Appreciation banquet on Friday, April 22nd.  Volunteer of the Year awards were presented to Bonnie Kelly, Julieanne Schwemer and Marlene Mulrooney, for their dedication to Winona Health. The Leg

Miller Mentoring


05/11/16 01:52 PM
On April 26th, the Miller Mentoring Pogram held is annual Family Dinner at Winona High School. 

Chamber Awards


05/11/16 01:50 PM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce is still seeking reservations for its 16th Annual Business Awards next week. Winners will be announced at the Business Awards Celebration Luncheon on Tuesday, May 17th. 

Bridge Jump


05/11/16 01:49 PM
Winona Police said an 18-year-old Winona woman was rescued from the Mississippi River Tuesday after she jumped from the Highway 43 interstate bridge. 

I-90 Bridge Work


05/11/16 01:48 PM
Ames Construction crews this week will be removing the eastbound I-90 concrete traffic barrier and overhangs over the island and backwater spans of the old I-90 bridge at Dresbach. 

Alma Annexation


05/11/16 01:45 PM
The Alma City Council approved a petition for annexation of 7.8 acres from the Town of Alma to make way for a sewer line extension.

County Youth Council


05/11/16 01:41 PM
On a 3-to-2 vote, the Winona County Board approved a request to apply for a grant to help fund a new County Youth Council.

Jail Future


05/11/16 01:38 PM
With the prospect of having to send some of the county's jail inmates to jails in other counties, the Winona County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved bringing in an outside group to assess the needs of the Winona County jail. 

Eagle Center Expansion


05/11/16 01:37 PM
The National Eagle Center in Wabasha has announced an expansion project to add to its present building in Wabasha. 

Preservation Month


05/11/16 01:34 PM
The Winona Heritage Preservation Commission will recognize two downtown restoration projects next week as part of May Preservation Month.

County Youth Council


05/10/16 11:45 AM
On a 3-to-2 vote, the Winona County Board approved a request to apply for a grant to help fund a new County Youth Council. 

Jail Future


05/10/16 11:44 AM
With the prospect of having to send some of the county's jail inmates to jails in other counties, the Winona County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved bringing in an outside group to assess the needs of the Winona County jail.
 

Steamboat Days-Golf


05/10/16 11:41 AM
Steamboat Days will again begin a little early this year. 

Mine Appeal Denied


05/10/16 11:39 AM
A Wisconsin appeals court has upheld a Trempealeau County decision denying a permit to open a new sand mine for use in hydraulic fracking.

Gilmore Ave-Highway 61 Project


05/10/16 11:38 AM
Work has begun in ernest on the Highway 61-Gilmore Avenue intersection project. 

ORC Awards


05/10/16 11:37 AM
"Super Heroes" was the theme for this year's Winona ORC's Community Recognition Banquet held on Friday, April 22, at Visions Event Center. 

Trinona Event


05/10/16 11:35 AM
The City of Winona getting ready to host the annual Trinona triathlon next month. 

L-P Truck Overturns


05/10/16 11:34 AM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a 54-year-old La Crosse man was injured when the L-P straight truck overturned on Highway 61 south of Winona near La Moille Monday.  The patrol said the truck, driven by Gregory Oldenburg, was northbound in the left l

WAPS Unions


05/10/16 11:32 AM
Two Winona Area Public School District unions are scheduled to hold negotiations with the school board. 

County Board


05/10/16 11:31 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners will review an inspection report on six controversial Amish dog kennels in the Utica and St. Charles area when the board meets at the County Government Center Tuesday. 

Phony Money


05/10/16 11:29 AM
Even with the arrest of a suspect in the case involving counterfeit money, Winona Police said more money showed up over the weekend. 

Captain and Mate


05/10/16 11:28 AM
The Winona Steamboat Days Festival is seeking candidates for the Captain and Mate Contest to be held in conjunction with the Park Rec Kiddie Parade on Friday - June 17th.  Go to winonasteamboatdays.com for a registration form or send information inc

WAPS Referendums


05/10/16 11:25 AM
Winona Area Public School District residents will be asked to approve two levy referendums next fall.

SBD-Grand Marshalls


05/10/16 11:23 AM
The Winona Steamboat Days Festival Association has announced the Parade Grand Marshalls for the Steamboat Days 2016 are Ed and Judy Maus.  

Law Enforcement Memorial


05/10/16 11:21 AM
 A special ceremony will be held in Winona Wednesday, May 11th, in honor of National Law Enforcement Memorial Day.     

Lake City-Expansion


05/06/16 10:49 AM
A Lake City company has been awarded a grant to aid its its expansion plans. 

100 Mile Garage Sale


05/06/16 10:48 AM
This is the weekend of the annual 100 Mile Garage Sale.

 

Phony Money Suspect Jailed


05/06/16 10:46 AM
Police said a suspect in the case of counterfeit money was arrested and jailed early Friday.

Kennels Inspection


05/06/16 10:45 AM
Six controversial Amish dog kennels in Winona county have passed their latest inspections. 

Miller Bill


05/06/16 10:44 AM
A bill authored by State Senator Jeremy Miller of Winona which became law in 2015 is making it easier for students to transfer credits between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

Law Enforcement Memorial


05/06/16 10:43 AM
A special ceremony will be held in Winona next Tuesday, May 11th, in honor of National Law Enforcement Memorial Day.

IBM Property


05/06/16 10:42 AM
IBM has announced plans to sell a large portion of its massive complex in Rochester. 

Chamber Pilot Program


05/06/16 10:41 AM
The Minnesota Chamber announced that Ed McBride has been hired as the Grant Manager to lead the Business Education Networks pilot project in Winona. 

Trainor-Sports Award


05/06/16 10:40 AM
Micaela Trainor, a St. Thomas University senior third baseman, was named the Division III national softball player of the week by the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association.  

Steamboat Days Fish Fry


05/06/16 10:39 AM
The Steamboat Days Festival Committee will host a fish fry on Friday, May 13th at the Eagles Club.

SE-Tech Graduation


05/06/16 10:38 AM
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical will hold graduation ceremonies next week on both its Winona and Red Wing campuses. 

SMU Graduation


05/06/16 10:35 AM
St. Mary's University will hold spring graduation ceremonies Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Gostomski Fieldhouse. It will be a joint ceremony for both Winona undergraduates and graduates.  A reception on the outdoor plaza will follow the ceremony

Assault Charges


05/05/16 11:35 AM
A 29-year-old Winona man has been named in a criminal complaint charging him with two gross misdemeanor counts of assaulting an 87-year-old woman.

C-FC School Board


05/05/16 11:34 AM
Bonnie Breza of the Town of Buffalo won a split vote  to fill a vacancy on the Cochrane-Fountain City School Board.       

Habitat Plant Sale


05/05/16 11:33 AM
A group of local growers will hold their annualplant sale on Friday,May 20th, in the parking lot at Midtown Foods.                   

Berzinski-WMS


05/05/16 11:30 AM
A Winona High School graduate has been appointed as the new principal for the Winona Middle School Superintendent 

Phony Bill


05/05/16 11:29 AM
Another phony $20 bill turned up in Winona on Tuesday. Police said the counterfeit bill was discovered at the Walmart store.

Bikes Recovered


05/05/16 11:28 AM
Several high value bicycles were recovered when Winona Police used a search warrant at an east end residence on Tuesday. 

Bike Auction


05/05/16 11:27 AM
120 bicycles and five vehicles will be up for sale when the Winona Police Department and the Sheriff's Department holds their annual surplus auction on Tuesday, May 24th. 

WNB-Kieffer


05/05/16 11:26 AM
Winona National Bank announces that Andrew Kieffer has joined the Bank as Vice President, Investment Executive.  

WSU Tunnels


05/05/16 11:25 AM
Construction is set to begin soon on the final phase of Winona State University's new Pedestrian Tunnels. 

St. Charles Referendum


05/05/16 11:24 AM
It's back to the drawing boards for the St. Charles School District after voters Tuesday said no to an 18.2 million dollar referendum. 

SEMCAC 50th


05/05/16 11:23 AM
Semcac is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. 

IBM-Rochester


05/05/16 11:20 AM
IBM has announced plans to sell a large portion of its massive complex in Rochester.

Winona County Ranking


05/02/16 11:40 AM
A website ranks Winona County among the best places in Minnesota for living on Social Security.

Wisconsin Farm Report


05/02/16 11:39 AM
Wisconsin farmers averaged $3.43 per bushel for corn sold in March, a penny less than February and 29 cents under the corn price in March of 2015.

Kohner-Miller Tribute


05/02/16 11:38 AM
Jon Kohner received the 2015 Ben & Adith Miller Community Service Tribute at a dinner held in his honor on Wednesday, April 27th.

City Council


05/02/16 11:37 AM
The Winona City Council meets Monday evening and will vote a license agreement for the dock area in Levee Park to be utilized by the Mississippi Explorer. 

WSU Spring Garduation


05/02/16 11:36 AM
More than 1,100 students will participate in the Winona State University Spring 2016 Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 6th, in McCown Gymnasium in Memorial Hall on the Winona campus.

Walk-Bike Ride To School


05/02/16 11:35 AM
On Wednesday, May 4th, WAPS elementary schools will participate in a Walk/Bike to School Day as part of the national bike to school day.

Prostitution Charges


04/28/16 11:35 AM
Sentencing has been set for June 15th in Winona District Court for a Winona County man found guilty by a jury of attempting to solicit a young woman for prostitution and being a prostitution patron.

SBD Fish Fry


04/28/16 11:28 AM
 The Winona Steamboat Days Association will host a Fish Fry on Friday, May 13th  at the Eagles Club from 4:30 to-7pm . 

Party with a Purpose-Boondocks


04/28/16 11:27 AM
A special event will be taking place in Cochrane at the Boondocks this Saturday, April 30th. 

Gypsy Moth Spraying


04/28/16 11:26 AM
Residents of 21 central and western Wisconsin counties can expect to hear and see loud, low-flying planes as early as sunrise, depending on weather conditions, starting in May. 

Dare to Dream Winner


04/28/16 11:24 AM
A teacher at the Jefferson School STEM perogram has been named this year's winner of the "Dare to Dream" award by the Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools. 

River Cleanup


04/28/16 11:23 AM
If you are looking for some outdoor activity this weekend volunteers are needed to help clean up the Mississippi River in the Winona area. 

Anderson-New WSHS Principal


04/27/16 10:57 AM
After a rigorous interviewing process, Superintendent Dr. Stephen West announces the promotion of Mark Anderson, Winona Middle School principal, to take the helm at Winona Senior High School. 

Frack Sand Ban


04/27/16 10:55 AM
On a 3-to-2 vote, the Winona County Board of Commissioners decided to have county staff begin a study of a possible ban on most frack sand mining in the county.

Superintendent Raise


04/27/16 10:54 AM
The Wabasha-Kellogg school superintendent will be getting a salary raise.

Second Street Detour


04/27/16 10:52 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says West Second Street traffic in downtown Winona will be rerouted from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 29th between Huff and Washington streets...

Merchants Earnings


04/27/16 10:51 AM
The Merchants Financial Group has announced first quarter net income of 3.2 million dollars according to President & CEO Rodney R. Nelson.

Highway 43 Bridge Meeting


04/27/16 10:50 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will discuss the Winona Highway 43 Bridge project during a public meeting in Winona this coming Monday, May 2nd. 

Miller-ManyOne


04/27/16 10:49 AM
An initiative designed to help develop strong bipartisan relationships and enhance entrepreneurial thinking among Minnesota legislators was launched at the State Capitol with the support of the Citizens League and the Phillips Family Foundations.

Wandering Mare


04/27/16 10:49 AM
The Sheriff's Department is looking for the owner of a young horse that wondered onto property in Altura on Monday morning. 

Burglary Investigation


04/27/16 10:45 AM
Winona County authorities are continuing to investigate a burglary at a residence in Stockton over the weekend.

Cotter Scholarships


04/27/16 10:41 AM
46-members of the Cotter High School graduating class of 2016 have been awarded scholarships. 

Ski Jump-Red Wing


04/27/16 10:40 AM
There's a chance olympic ski jumpers could be doing their training in Winona's backyard if the City of Red Wing has its way.  

New District Judge


04/27/16 10:39 AM
Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Christa Daily as District Court Judge in Minnesota's Third Judicial District.

Concealed Gun Revocation


04/27/16 10:38 AM
Winona County's sheriff wants to take away a Dresbach man's concealed carry gun permit because of a verbal confrontation.

Kendalls Honored


04/27/16 10:36 AM
St. Mary's University honored an Illinois couple and longtime benefactors of the university April 23rd at its annual Benefactor Recognition and Reception Dinner.

Dresbach Bridge Detour


04/25/16 10:52 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will have a weekend detour affecting southbound Highway 61 to La Crescent that motorists should be aware of beginning Friday night, April 29th.                 

Police Chase


04/25/16 10:51 AM
A 26-year-old Winona man is facing seven criminal charges including felony assault by strangulation, after he led Winona police on a high speed chase early Friday. 

ATV Crash


04/25/16 10:46 AM
Authorities said a 15-year-old Rollingstone boy was injured in an ATV crash in Rollingstone on Friday. 

WSU Retirement


04/25/16 10:45 AM
A longtime Winona State University faculty member is retiring this spring after 41 years in the Department of Nursing.   

Galesville Death


04/25/16 10:44 AM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff said that preliminary autopsy results showed a Galesville man died from a drug overdose. 

Timbers Closing


04/25/16 10:43 AM
The Winona Architectural Review Board will meet on Wednesday, April 27th, to review a proposed development at 270 West third Street, the current site of Timber's Restaurant.

Police Chase


04/22/16 11:53 AM
A 26-year-old Winona man is facing possible felony assault by strangulation charges after he led Winona police on a high speed chase early Friday. 

West-Community Meertings


04/22/16 11:52 AM
Winona Area Public School Superintendent Dr. Stephen West will host a series of meetings with local service clubs in May. 

WSU-Engagement Center


04/22/16 11:51 AM
Winona State University will host an open house to celebrate the grand opening of the new College of Business Engagement Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Somsen Hall room 108. 

Walz-Winona


04/22/16 11:50 AM
First District Congressman Tim Walz will be in Winona on Monday.

Firefighting Training


04/22/16 11:48 AM
The Winona Fire Department will be conducting auto extrication training for our firefighter on Monday, April 25th, at the Central Fire Station.  

Prince Death


04/22/16 11:47 AM
Authorities say it could take days or even weeks before the public learns the cause of Prince's death.

Austin Shooting


04/22/16 11:46 AM
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer involved shooting incident which took place on Wednesday night in Austin. 

Purple Caucus


04/22/16 11:45 AM
A comprehensive transportation funding package, tax relief, and a bonding bill focusing on infrastructure and state assets are among the Purple Caucus' top priorities this year. 

Frack Sand Ban


04/22/16 11:44 AM
Two local organizations are weighing in on the Winona County Board of Commissioner's agreement to discuss a possible ban on frack sand mining in the county. 

Beethoven Festival


04/22/16 11:43 AM
Single tickets for the 2016 Minnesota Beethoven Festival in Winona go on sale April 26th. 

Final Dresbach Pour


04/21/16 01:25 PM
Construction crews completed the final closure pours of concrete on the new Interstate 90 westbound bridge in Dresbach early Wednesday morning, marking a significant milestone in the project that is slated to be complete later this year. 

School Board Chair Retiring


04/21/16 01:24 PM
The Chairman of the Winona Area Public School Board says he will retire on July prompting a search for an interim chair. 

Second Amtrak


04/21/16 01:23 PM
A push for a second Amtrak passenger train between St. Paul and Chicago has the backing of at least one local legislator.

Boat Tours


04/21/16 01:21 PM
The Winona County Historical Society is planning a very busy summer coming up. 

Phone Scam


04/21/16 01:09 PM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department has issued a warning to residents to be aware of phone calls where the caller claims a family member is in trouble with the law and needs money. 

WSU Administrator


04/21/16 01:07 PM
A Winona State University administrator has received a special award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

PlastiCert Chosen


04/21/16 01:06 PM
Lewiston's PlastiCert Company, a 35-year veteran of innovative and quality plastic injection molding design and manufacturing services, announced being selected as the molder of choice for a new consumer sporting goods manufacturer....

Galesville Death


04/21/16 12:58 PM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a Galesville man. 

Name Change


04/20/16 11:15 AM
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is getting a new name and that is causing some confusion at the state capital. 

Minnesota Water Report


04/20/16 11:14 AM
An investigative report released last week by the Izaak Walton League of America shows that Minnesota residents have much to be concerned about when it comes to pollution in their local streams and rivers.

Nursing Accreditation


04/20/16 11:13 AM
Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical has announced that the college's Practical Nursing program has achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. 

Local Grants


04/20/16 11:12 AM
The PartnerSHIP for a Healthy Winona County is making the healthy choice the easier choice by creating an environment that supports healthy behavior. 

Party Fatal


04/20/16 11:10 AM
A 26-year-old Austin man is charged with fatally hitting a man with an SUV in a southern Minnesota pasture during a weekend party before driving away. 

Mayor Upset


04/20/16 11:08 AM
Fountain City Mayor Peter Schaffner made the most of his last chance as mayor to tell residents and city council members what he thought of his last four years in office. 

Buffer Zones


04/19/16 01:35 PM
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill regarding buffer zones along the state's rivers and streams. 

Eggs and Issues


04/19/16 01:34 PM
Winona Chamber members have a chance to learn more about to major construction projects in Winona during an Eggs and Issues breakfast next week. 

Meet The New Managers


04/19/16 01:33 PM
Here's a chance to meet the new city and county managers.

Chamber Awards


04/19/16 01:32 PM
 The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 16th Annual Business Awards.

Dresbach Bridge Demolition


04/19/16 01:31 PM
As the demolition of the old Interstate 90 bridge at Dresbach gets underway, boaters on the Mississippi River are being warned to keep a safe distance from the bridge. 
 

Masonic Temple Roof


04/19/16 01:29 PM
The Masonic Temple building in downtown Winona is set to get a new roof following action by the City Council Monday. 

School Referendums


04/19/16 01:28 PM
Two Winona area school districts will hold construction referendums next month. 

Bike Thefts


04/19/16 01:26 PM
Spring weather brings out more bicycle riders and Winona police report bike thefts are picking up around the city.          

Farm Report


04/19/16 01:26 PM
Trempealeau County farmers harvested 3.25 tons per acre of alfalfa hay in 2015, Pepin County, 3 tons per acre, and Buffalo County, 2.5 tons per acre.

Fatal Party


04/19/16 01:25 PM
Authorities have arrested an Austin man after another man was struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle in a field during a party. 

Kapanke Running


04/19/16 01:24 PM
A former Republican state senator who lost his seat in a 2011 recall election says he plans to run again for the 32nd District seat now held by Democrat Jennifer Shilling of La Crosse.

WSU Student Death


04/18/16 07:58 AM
Winona Police said a 20-year-old Winona State University student died Saturday in a dormitory on campus.

Phony Money


04/18/16 07:52 AM
Another phony bill has turned up at a Winona retail store. Police Chief Paul Bostrack said the second $20 bill was discovered at the Kwik Trip at South Baker and Broadway Thursday morning. 

Rochester Women #1


04/18/16 07:41 AM
Money Magazine has named Rochester the number one city in the nation for women in the workforce. 

Latsch Detour


04/18/16 07:31 AM
Motorists visiting Latsch Island in Winona will encounter a detour for several months beginning Monday, April 18th, because of work related to the new Winona Bridge construction 

City Council


04/18/16 07:25 AM
The Winona City Council will be asked Monday to approve a contract for the repair of the roof on the Masonic Temple building which also houses the Senior Friendship Center. 

Harbormasters


04/18/16 07:01 AM
The Steamboat Days Festival Committee announced its Harbormasters for 2016 Thursday evening at the Winona Chamber Network Night hosted at Dahl Toyota and this time the honor was shared by a husband and wife.

New Cruise Boat


04/18/16 07:01 AM
A new cruise boat will be making two stops in Winona this coming fall.

WNB Promotions


04/18/16 07:00 AM
Winona National Bank has announced the promotion of two employees, Dave Vaselaar and Erica Jerowski, within the Bank's management structure.

College For Kids


04/18/16 06:59 AM
Winona State University will host the 29th Annual College for Kids July 11-14 on the WSU campus. 

RCTC New President


04/18/16 06:58 AM
Rochester Community and Technical College is looking for a new interim president, as the search for a new permanent president continued. 

Timbers To Close


04/18/16 06:57 AM
A longtime downtown Winona restaurant will close its doors for good next month. Timbers has announced it will close for good on May 8th after operating for some 38 years at the Third and Huff Street site.

Motorcycle Fatal


04/18/16 06:56 AM
- A motorcyclist was killed in a crash during the 51st annual Spring Flood Run in southeastern Minnesota.

Zumbrota Thefts


04/14/16 10:36 AM
A statewide crime alert has been issued in connection with a theft in the city of Zumbrota. 

Officer Injured


04/14/16 10:35 AM
Goodview Police said a woman was charged with injuring a police officer after attempting to drive away from a scene of a domestic dispute with the officer hanging onto her car.

Pond Search


04/14/16 10:34 AM
Recovery crews are searching a pond in Eau Claire for a missing man. 

Port Authority


04/14/16 10:32 AM
The Winona Port Authority is looking at hiring a consultant to research the possible redevelopment of a site in downtown Winona that is currently a parking lot.

Severe Weather Week-Drills Today


04/14/16 10:31 AM
A reminder that this is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Two state-wide tornado test drills are set to take place today. The first will occur at 1:45 p.m. and the second at 6:55 p.m.  

Buffalo County Court


04/14/16 10:28 AM
Among the recent appearances in Buffalo County Circuit Court..... 37-year-old Brock Schultz of Mondovi, had a hearing scheduled for April 20th on misdemeanor charges accusing him of domestic abuse and disorderly conduct.

County Treasurer Candidate


04/14/16 10:27 AM
A Nelson, Wisconsin woman says she intends to be a candidate for county treasurer in Buffalo County.  

Alma Lock-Open House


04/14/16 10:26 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year by opening the doors at Lock and Dam 4 in Alma to the public. 

Dairy Princess Coronation


04/14/16 10:24 AM
The Winona County American Dairy Association will host the 61st annual Dairy Princess Coronation and banquet at 7:30PM on Saturday, April 16th, at the Winona Middle School.

Road Limits End


04/14/16 10:23 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transpoertation says Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will end Friday, April 15th for Minnesota's Southeast, South and Metro frost zones. 

County Frack Sand Ban?


04/14/16 10:22 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners has decided to take up the issue of a possible ban on frack sand mining the county.  

Warrant Arrest


04/14/16 10:21 AM
A 28-year-old Winona man was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant early Wednesday after he fled on foot following a traffic stop. 

Prescribed Burns


04/14/16 10:19 AM
Motorists in southeastern Minnesota may see smoke from prescribed burns beginning this week and in the weeks ahead along various highways, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 

Highway 43 Bridge Meeting


04/12/16 11:36 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will discuss the Winona Highway 43 Bridge project during a public meeting in Winona on Monday, May 2nd. 

New WSU Dean


04/12/16 11:34 AM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts.  

Perjury Charges


04/12/16 11:33 AM
A 50-year-old Minnesota City man has been summoned to appear in Winona District Court on felony perjury charges. 

Rollingstone Streets


04/12/16 11:32 AM
Streets in the City of Rollingstone are getting their spring cleaning this week.  

Shed Fire


04/12/16 11:31 AM
The St. Charles Fire Department battled a fire Monday that spread to an outbuilding on a farm near St. Charles.

SE Tech-Grant Signing


04/12/16 11:30 AM
Minnesota State College--Southeast Technical will host a grant signing ceremony in Spring Grove Thursday morning.

Co-op Merger


04/12/16 11:28 AM
Members of Hawkeye REC, in Cresco, Iowa, and Tri-County Electric Cooperative, in Rushford, approved a plan to merge the two cooperatives.   

VA Doctor


04/12/16 11:27 AM
An administrative law judge has restored the medical license of a former Tomah VA Medical Center doctor accused of overprescribing opiates. 

Rosenstone Retiring


04/12/16 11:25 AM
The chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities says he will retire when his contract expires next year. 

WAPS Negotiations


04/12/16 11:18 AM
The opening round of contract talks between the District 861 school board and the Administrators Association has been scheduled for this Friday, April 15th at 2:30 p.m.

Dahl Toyota Celebration


04/12/16 11:13 AM
Dahl Toyota celebrates the completion of its new dealership building in Winona on Thursday, April 14th, at an invitation-only dedication ceremony. 

Fireworks Expansion


04/12/16 11:11 AM
State lawmakers in St. Paul are once again pushing to expand fireworks sales in Minnesota. 

Severe Weather Awareness


04/11/16 01:53 PM
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

WAPS Facilities


04/11/16 01:50 PM
Winona Area Public school officials will meet with the city of Winona Tuesday to talk about a possible site for a new elementary school on the city's east side.

Vikings Visit Tuesday


04/11/16 01:45 PM
Students in the St. Charles and Dover-Eyota School Districts will get a chance to hear from former Minnesota Viking Keith Nord Tuesday. 

Burglaries


04/11/16 01:39 PM
Winona Police are investigating a pair of burglaries reported over the weekend.

MMAM-New Director


04/11/16 01:37 PM
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona has named a new executive director.

New Deputy


04/11/16 01:36 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department has added a deputy. 

County Board


04/11/16 01:35 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will get an update on the status of the county jail facility when it meets in regular session at the County Government Center. 

County Fair Nominations


04/11/16 01:32 PM
The Winona County Fair Board is seeking nominations of individuals that exemplify the "best" of Winona County's residents in several categories. 

MMAM Painting


04/11/16 01:31 PM
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona unveiled a new painting during a special ceremony Sunday.

Alma Derailment


04/11/16 01:29 PM
BNSF Railway says human error caused a train derailment in November that sent more than 20,000 gallons of ethanol into the Mississippi River in Wisconsin.

Texting and Driving


04/11/16 01:28 PM
News headlines about people losing their lives to distracted driving are becoming all too common in Minnesota.

Dresbach Bridge


04/08/16 01:26 PM
Traffic has been routed to the brand new interstate 90 bridge in Dresbach after the Minnesota Department of Transportation closed the old bridge for the last time.  

WAPS Facilities


04/08/16 11:55 AM
Residents of the Winona Area Public School District could face a referendum vote a year from now on a facilities plan. 

Chamber Member Drive


04/08/16 11:46 AM
A recent membership drive by the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce netted 125 new members and raised $63.000. 

Police Chief Search


04/08/16 11:45 AM
The Fountain City Police & Personnel Committee has recommended the city council begin a hiring process to employ a new full-time police chief.  

Johnson Pleads


04/08/16 11:44 AM
A Stockholm, Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to domestic abuse charges in the Jan. 5th assault of a 42-year-old woman at a house in rural Nelson.

Fastenal Review


04/08/16 11:43 AM
Winona's Fastenal Company has announced the date and time for its conference call to review 2016 first quarter results, as well as current operations.

Merchants Bank Annual Meeting


04/08/16 11:31 AM
The Merchants Financial Group is reporting another successful year following its annual meeting. 

Blood Donations


04/08/16 11:28 AM
The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to donate blood this spring to ensure a sufficient supply for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country. 

Unclaimed Property


04/07/16 11:38 AM
The state of Minnesota is looking for people that have unclaimed property. 

Slow Session


04/07/16 11:36 AM
A Winona lawmaker is expressing frustration with the pace of the of the legislative session in St. Paul. 

School Lawsuit


04/07/16 11:35 AM
A citizen group has filed a civil lawsuit against the Rushford-Peterson school district seeking a re-vote on a referendum to pay for a new K-12 school.

Judge Candidates


04/07/16 11:34 AM
Three finalists have been chosen for the Third Judicial District judge vacancy in Austin and Mower County. 

Distracted Driving


04/07/16 11:32 AM
Minnesota law enforcement agencies have a message for motorists - put down that phone and drive.  More than 300 agencies will soon launch a statewide campaign to crack down on distracted drivers. 

Baseball Field Fire


04/07/16 11:31 AM
Fire destroyed the grandstands at a treasured baseball field in Waseca. 

County Board Elections


04/07/16 11:30 AM
Dennis Bork and Scott Smith won election to the board of supervisors in Buffalo County Tuesday, the only contested races on the ballot. 

Wisconsin Election Results


04/07/16 11:27 AM
Kevin Hutter will take over as the new mayor of Fountain City.    

Science Fair Winners


04/07/16 11:25 AM
Several Winona High School students competed at Minnesota Academy's State Science & Engineering Fair & Symposium last weekend. 

Community Talk


04/07/16 11:24 AM
The Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention is hosting a Community Talk event on Tuesday, April 12th at the East Rec Center from 6-to-7:30 pm.  

Fish Fry


04/07/16 11:22 AM
The Sunrisers Kiwanis Club in Winona is offering its annual fish fry Friday night at the Eagles Club.

Wabasha County Sales Tax


04/06/16 10:21 AM
Wabasha County's new county sales tax has gone into affect.

Church Swindle


04/06/16 10:20 AM
A bookkeeper is accused of stealing nearly $200,000 from a Catholic church and school in Albert Lea. 

Hanson Sentenced


04/06/16 10:19 AM
A judge in Buffalo County ordered three men to cost-share in paying $2,000 restitution to a woman who was beaten and left along a roadway in Bluff Siding a year ago. 

Property Sales-New Restaurant


04/06/16 10:17 AM
Three property sales have been filed at the Winona County Recorder's Office for land east of Mankato Avenue. 

Foodshare Drive


04/06/16 10:15 AM
The final days of the local March Foodshare food drive are this week as the drive wraps up officially this weekend.

Engage Winona


04/06/16 10:14 AM
Engage Winona is a group of community members from a large variety of places--with a shared desire to make Winona a better place. 

Weather Spotter Training


04/06/16 10:13 AM
The national Weather Service in La Crosse will host a Weather Spotter Training event on Thiursday, April 21st at the Wilson Town Hall starting at 6:30 p.m. 

Pelowski-Art


04/06/16 10:11 AM
State Representative Gene Pelowski will be hosting a program on Renaissance Art this Saturday April 9th. 

Safe Routes to School


04/06/16 10:10 AM
The St. Charles School District has been chosen as one of the more than 60 school districts across the state to receive a Safe Routes to School grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 

Winona Thefts


04/05/16 10:38 AM
Police are investigating a pair of theft reports.

Accidental Cremation


04/05/16 10:29 AM
A Wisconsin woman is suing a Rochester funeral home and Mayo Clinic after her husband's body was accidentally cremated.  

Officer Involved Shooting


04/05/16 10:29 AM
Authorities say the man who was fatally shot by a Wisconsin sheriff's deputy over the weekend was a convicted bank robber from Minnesota.
 
 

Fools Five Road Race


04/05/16 10:26 AM
Another successful Fool's Five Road Race in Lewiston on Sunday. 

Meet the Managers


04/05/16 10:25 AM
Here's a chance to meet the new city and county managers.

Research Fair


04/05/16 10:24 AM
For several years, Winona Health has provided opportunities for local pre-professional students to gain clinical experience prior to applying to professional school.                         

Schmit-Session


04/05/16 10:23 AM
As the state legislature heads into its fifth week during this shortened session a second deadline looms with proposed bills having to make through a policy committee.   

Bridge Inspections


04/05/16 10:22 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says 900 bridges are scheduled for MnDOT's bridge inspection team in southeastern Minnesota's 11-county district. 

Rochester Fires


04/05/16 10:20 AM
Two large fires swept through a vacant lot just east of Rochester Sunday afternoon and destroyed several farm buildings.  KTTC TV reports the first fire began shortly after two o'clock where a shed was leveled by the blaze. Fire officials said

Dahl Toyota Celebration


04/05/16 10:19 AM
Dahl Toyota will celebrate the completion of its new dealership building in Winona on Thursday, April 14th, at an invitation-only dedication ceremony.

Salary Increases


04/04/16 10:39 AM
Salaries for three elected courthouse official jobs in Buffalo County were adjusted two percent over a 4-year term from 2017 through 2020. 

Buffalo County Election


04/04/16 10:38 AM
Buffalo County voters elected 9 new county board supervisors two years ago and will likely elect 6 more new supervisors in the Tuesday election.

Buffalo City Election


04/04/16 10:37 AM
Buffalo City voters have a choice of picking two of four candidates running for two seats up for election to the city council Tuesday.

Fountain City Election


04/04/16 10:36 AM
Fountain City voters Tuesday will vote for a new mayor and two city council seats up for election in the 1st and 2nd wards.  

C-FC Election


04/04/16 10:35 AM
Cochrane-Fountain City School Board Director Karen Knospe of Cochrane is not running for re-election on April 5th election ballot.

Public Service Certificates


04/04/16 10:34 AM
Six Buffalo County Board supervisors not running for re-election on Tuesday were awarded public service plaques in appreciation of time served on the board.

Alma Development


04/04/16 10:30 AM
The mayor and two councilwomen running for re-election Tuesday in Alma agreed that Alma's stagnant Shawnee Estates land development project will see brighter pastures, eventually.  

Damage Charges


04/01/16 10:42 AM
A Howard Lake, Minnesota man is facing felony charges after he allegedly was apprehended on the Winona State University Campus stomping on and punching a vehicle.  

Bridge Options


04/01/16 10:40 AM
Winona City Council members will be presented with at least five different options for the Highway 43 bridge project on Monday night when they meet with the project manager at City Hall. 

City Council


04/01/16 10:38 AM
The Winona City Council on Monday will be asked to spend $40,000 on improvements to help revitilize Levee Park.

Cichosz Job


04/01/16 10:37 AM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of Chris Cichosz to the position of Director of Security. 

Highway 74 Opens


04/01/16 10:36 AM
A 7-mile gravel stretch of Highway 74 north of Beaver in Winona County has opened after being closed during the spring thaw, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  

Clay Sentenced


04/01/16 10:34 AM
A 18-year-old Galesville woman has been sentenced to five years probation in Winona District Court in connection with the death of a  Winona man last fall.

HyVee Class


04/01/16 10:33 AM
Winona Volunteer Services is offering  a free class led by Jennifer Holden, a Dietitian at HyVee. 

WSU Nursing Students


04/01/16 10:31 AM
Winona State University nursing students are gaining real world experience while helping local schools test the health and well-being of their students.

Purple Caucus-Miller


03/31/16 11:42 AM
With more wrangling between parties at the state legislature in store for this year, the so-called Purple Caucus is meeting again. 

Council-Bridge Options


03/31/16 11:40 AM
City Council members will be presented with at least five different options for the Highway 43 bridge project on Monday night when they meet with the project manager at City Hall. 

Walz Art Contest


03/31/16 11:40 AM
Representative Tim Walz has kicked off the 2016 Congressional Art Competition by inviting high school students from across Minnesota's First District to submit their artwork for the contest.  

Buffalo County Court


03/31/16 11:39 AM
Among the recent appearances in Buffalo County Circuit Court.... 25-year-old Andrew Ziegler of Blair, had a preliminary court hearing scheduled May 12th on a felony charge accusing him of possessing methamphetamine. 

Drazkowski Appointment


03/31/16 11:38 AM
Barry Drazkowski of rural Fountain City was appointed as 1st alternate member of the Buffalo County Board of Adjustment.  

Bernie in Onalaska


03/31/16 11:37 AM
Bernie Sanders told hundreds of supporters in Onalaska that he's seized the momentum and can defeat both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 

Port Funding


03/31/16 11:35 AM
The City of Winona is hoping for some funds from the legislature this session to pay for improvements to the local Mississippi River Port. 

Davids-Dam


03/31/16 11:34 AM
Republican Representative Greg Davids says he is disappointed that the Governor failed to include funds for the Lanesboro dam in his proposed bonding bill. 

Scout Food Drive


03/31/16 11:22 AM
With the annual March Foodshare food drive nearing an end, the Winona Boy Scouts will be this Saturday (April 2nd) going door-to-door in their annual food pickups. 

Food Drive Update


03/31/16 11:20 AM
Winona Volunteer Services has raised over $11,000 in cash so far in the annual local March Foodshare food drive. 

Olympic Steel Inc.


03/30/16 10:39 AM
Olympic Steel Inc., a leading national metals service center, has announced the creation of two new senior level management positions at its Minneapolis operations. 

High Speed Chase


03/30/16 10:38 AM
A 35-year-old Winona man was jailed early Wednesday after he led police on a high speed chase that started at Fifth and Hilbert Streets around midnight.
 

Warrant Arrest


03/30/16 10:36 AM
A 46-year-old Lewiston man wanted on a nationwide warrant was apprehended at a Lewiston residence Tuesday. 

Last Bridge Pour


03/30/16 10:35 AM
A major construction milestone on the new Winona Highway 43 Bridge project was completed on Friday when crews completed the final bridge segment concrete pour for the 50th cast-in-place section on the main Mississippi River channel crossing. 

WSU Roundtable


03/30/16 10:33 AM
Lt. Governor Tina Smith hosted a roundtable discussion at Winona State University Tuesday to highlight the Education Village project.

Bute Military Challenge


03/29/16 01:32 PM
A special event is coming up as a way to honor a Winona State University student who was killed by a train in January in Winona.  

Page Series Tickets


03/29/16 01:28 PM
 Subscriptions for Saint Mary's University 30th Annual Page Series go on sale Wednesday.

WSU International Dinner


03/29/16 01:27 PM
The Winona State International Club will host the 29th Annual International Dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9th at Kryzsko Commons. 

WSU Awards


03/29/16 01:25 PM
Winona State University honored the recipients of this year's President's Civic Engagement Awards Tuesday during a special ceremony.

BBBS Bowling


03/29/16 01:24 PM
Entires remain open for the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters "Bowl for Kids Sake" event coming up next month. 

Stabbing Plea


03/29/16 01:23 PM
A La Crosse man charged in stabbing his wife in front of five children on the South Side of La Crosse has pleaded not guilty in La Crosse County circuit Court.

Candidate School


03/28/16 11:28 AM
Anyone intending to run for public office in this election year in Winona or elsewhere should know the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a special "Candidate School" on Tuesday, April 12th, at the Chamber office from 6-to-8 pm. 

Jonsgaard Charges


03/28/16 11:14 AM
A 43-year-old Minnesota City man is charged with threatening a female through several text messages. 

Party Arrests


03/28/16 11:12 AM
A 41-year-old Winona man is facing charges of violating the city's social host ordinance after police were called to a residence in the 1800 block of Gilmore Avenue early Sunday on a report of underage drinking. 

Farm Transitions


03/28/16 11:10 AM
A new program by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture seeks to build connections between farmers who are ready to get out of the business and those who want to get in. 

Buffalo County Investments


03/28/16 11:09 AM
Buffalo County has hired a company from Milwaukee to advise the county board on financial investments.

C-FC Board


03/28/16 11:08 AM
The Cochrane-Fountain City School Board has agreed to accept applications for filling a vacancy on the 7-member board.  

Fatal Accident


03/28/16 11:07 AM
About 300 people gathered at a candlelight vigil to remember a 10-year-old boy who was killed in a weekend ATV accident near Chatfield.

Felony Damage


03/25/16 01:14 PM
An 18-year-old Goodview woman was jailed on felony damage to property charges after she removed a G-P-S device and tossed it away. 

Bar Checks


03/25/16 01:13 PM
Winona Police said two females were charged after authorities conducted compliance checks at two downtown bars early Friday. 

Planning Commission


03/25/16 01:12 PM
The Winona City Planning Commission on Monday will get an update on the efforts to create a unified development code for the city. 

Engage Winona


03/25/16 11:27 AM
Engage Winona is a group of community members from a large variety of places--with a shared desire to make Winona a better place. 

Corn Yield Winner


03/25/16 11:26 AM
Jenna Sobeck of Winona was recently honored for being among the nation's highest-producing farmers in the 2015 National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest.

Highway 61-Gilmore Avenue Project Meeting


03/25/16 11:25 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the public is invited to a meeting this Thursday, March 31st in Winona to hear about this summer's construction work at the Gilmore Avenue-Highway 61 intersection. 

Auditorium Keys


03/25/16 11:24 AM
A Fountain City Council committee wants more control over public access to the Fountain City Auditorium.

Buffalo County Board


03/25/16 11:22 AM
Two candidates are now running as write-in candidates for Buffalo County Board in Dist. 5 at Mondovi. 

Winona Health Holiday Hours


03/24/16 11:30 AM
Winona Health will observe the following holiday hours this weekend.  Friday, Winona Health clinics will be closing at 3:00 p.m. and Parkview Pharmacy and Winona Clinic Pharmacy will also close at 3:00 p.m. Urgent Care at 420 E. Sarnia is open Frid

Strive For Leadership


03/24/16 11:28 AM
Congratulations for four WSHS sophomores who were selected to receive Strive for Leadership Scholarships.         

Relay For Life


03/24/16 11:23 AM
The public is invited to join Saint Mary's University's annual Relay for Life Friday, April 15th, beginning at 6 p.m. in the university's Gostomski Fieldhouse. 

SMU Student Found Safe


03/24/16 06:24 AM
Saint Mary’s University student Luke Ringhand has been safely located.   Ringhand was found Wednesday, March 23rd, in the Chicago area.   

County Board


03/23/16 10:40 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners has consented to a study of options for the future of the County Government Center building at Fourth and Main Streets. 

SMU Benefit Dance


03/23/16 10:38 AM
About 480 people attended Saint Mary's University's 16th annual Taylor Richmond Benefit Dance on March 19 where more than $11,000 was raised.                              

Teachers Contract


03/23/16 10:37 AM
A mediation session has been scheduled between the Winona Education Association and the Winona Area Public School District. 

WSU Meeting Postponed


03/23/16 10:36 AM
Winona State University says a community meeting tonight has been postponed because of the impending snow storm. 

Noise Barrier Program


03/23/16 10:34 AM
29 cities in southeastern Minnesota are eligible to apply for funding under the Minnesota Department of Transportation's newly-created Great Minnesota Stand-Alone Noise Barrier program. 

History Center


03/23/16 10:33 AM
The Winona County History Center is planning a lot of summer activities as the warm weather approaches. 

Missing Student Update


03/23/16 10:31 AM
Winona authorities are continuing their search for a missing St. Mary's University student and have centered that search on the Chicago, Illinois area. 

Walleye Bill


03/22/16 10:59 AM
A Minnesota legislator says he'll introduce a bill to override the state's decision to allow no walleyes to be kept this year on Mille Lacs Lake and area Representative Steve Drazkowski supports him.

Injury Accident-I-90


03/22/16 10:58 AM
A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 at Dresbach sent one person to the hospital on Monday morning. 

WSU Community Meeting


03/22/16 10:57 AM
A reminder that Winona State University will host a community meeting Wednesday night to discuss its Campus Master Plan from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the Wabasha Recreation Center on Lafayette Street.  

Ring Reward


03/22/16 10:55 AM
A $500 reward is now being offered for the return of an expensive ring reported missing from a resident at Saint Anne of Winona last month. 

Missing Student


03/22/16 10:54 AM
Winona authorities are continuing their search for a missing St. Mary's University student. The University reported that senior Luke Ringhand of Ironton, Minnesota, went missing early Monday morning. 

Cement Truck Chase


03/22/16 10:53 AM
Authorities in Minnesota say an 11-year-old boy is in custody after stealing a cement truck from a contractor and leading officers on a chase.

County Board


03/22/16 10:52 AM
Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday will discuss the issue of a possible sale of the county office building.   

Child Punishment


03/21/16 11:20 AM
A 38-year-old Winona woman has been summoned to appear in Winona District Court on April 6th on charges of malicious punishment of a child. 

Suspicious Fires


03/21/16 11:11 AM
Police are looking for the culprits responsible for setting fire to two porta-potties in Lake Park over the weekend. 

Car vs. House


03/21/16 11:10 AM
Winona Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck a house on Saturday in the city's west end and who fled the scene.

Elks Club Donation


03/21/16 11:09 AM
The Elks Club in Winona has presented a check for $1,500 towards a Lion's Club project to construct new playgrounds that are accessible for children regardless of their physical or development abilities. 

C-FC Board Member Resigns


03/21/16 11:08 AM
The Cochrane-Fountain City School Board accepted resignations of a school board member and upcoming retirements of two teachers.

Truck Chase


03/21/16 11:07 AM
Sheriff's officials say a juvenile is in custody after stealing a cement truck from a contractor and leading officers on a chase in Dodge County. 

City Council


03/21/16 11:06 AM
The Winona City Council tonight will be asked to approve a resolution in support of an effort to get Amtrak to implement a second passenger train between St. Paul and Chicago with regular stops in Winona. 

Parking Tickets


03/21/16 11:05 AM
Winona Police handed out nearly 2,000 tickets over the winter months to owners of vehicles who parked on the wrong side of the street overnight. 

WAPS Budget


03/21/16 11:04 AM
The Winona Area Public School Board will be fine tuning some $869,000 in proposed cuts to its  2016-17 budget over the next few months as it prepares for a final vote this summer. 

Glass Tour


03/21/16 11:02 AM
Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 28th for the "Glorious Glass Tour" in Winona sponsored by the Winona County Historical Society.

Boat Ramp Closed


03/21/16 11:01 AM
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife boat ramp and road in Dresbach will be closed Monday, March 21st for construction work nearby on the Dresbach Bridge project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 

WSU Campus Master Plan


03/21/16 11:00 AM
Winona State University will host a community meeting to discuss its Campus Master Plan from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

Inmate Grants


03/21/16 10:58 AM
Inmates at the Trempealeau County jail will be getting some assistance in finding a career instead of returning to the jail on new crimes. 

Johnson-Judge


03/18/16 10:47 AM
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has something to say about President Obama's nominee for the U-S Supreme Court.

City Council


03/18/16 10:46 AM
The Winona City Council on Monday will be asked to approve a resolution in support of an effort to get Amtrak to implement a second passenger train between St. Paul and Chicago with regular stops in Winona. 

Davids-MnSURE


03/18/16 10:33 AM
Representative Greg Davids of Preston and Congressman Eric Paulson have requested action from the I-R-S to help Minnesotans who have not been able to file proof of medical insurance forms on their 2015 tax forms. 

Deputy Resigns


03/18/16 10:32 AM
Winona County Chief Deputy Chris Cichosz has accepted a new position and has resigned from his post after three months. 

Squad Car-Tree


03/17/16 11:04 AM
Two Winona County Sheriff's officers escaped injury Wednesday afternoon when their squad car was struck by a falling tree on Stockton Hill. 

Frac Sand Ban


03/17/16 11:02 AM
Minnesota law does not prevent imposing a total ban on frac sand mining, processing and transportation operations in Winona County, according to a new legal analysis released by the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) of Lewiston. 

Buffalo County Court


03/17/16 11:01 AM
A rural Fountain City man is scheduled to be sentenced March 30th in Buffalo County Circuit Court on felony battery and false imprisonment charges in connection with the beating of a woman in Bluff Siding last April.  

Tomah VA


03/17/16 11:00 AM
The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board has suspended the medical license of the former chief of staff of the troubled Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Blair Fire


03/17/16 10:53 AM
A house fire in Blair Wednesday has left four peorple in critical condition including three children. 

WSU Grandparents U.


03/17/16 10:51 AM
Registration is now open for Grandparents University 2016, which will be Thursday, June 23rd and Friday, June 24th on the Winona State University campus. 

SMU Dance


03/17/16 10:50 AM
St. Mary's University will host a special dance Saturday night, March 19th, to raise funds for an employee. The 16th Annual Taylor Richmond Benefit Dance will be held from 8:30 p.m. to midnight on the Winona campus. 

SMU Founders Day


03/17/16 10:48 AM
St. Mary's University celebrated its history on Tuesday with its annual Founder's Day convocation on the main Winona campus.

Bridge Meeting


03/16/16 11:16 AM
Winona Representative Gene Pelowski says a meeting with officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation laid out a series of options for the future of the highway 43 bridge project in Winona. 

Food Drive


03/16/16 11:14 AM
Halfway through the March Foodshare food drive and Winona Volunteer Services is reporting having received 4,542 pounds of food so far along with $4,136 dollars in cash.

City Council


03/16/16 11:13 AM
The Winona City Council will host a special meeting this coming Monday, March 21, at City Hall.  

DEED Grants


03/16/16 11:11 AM
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded 14 workforce development grants totaling 2.8 million dollars under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to train 2,878 current workers and new hires. 

Presidential Award


03/16/16 11:10 AM
A Winona public  school teacher has been nominated for the Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  

SE-Tech Career Night


03/16/16 11:09 AM
Minnesota State College--Southeast Technical will host a Transportation Program career night on the Winona Campus on Tuesday, March 29th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Winona Health-Stussy


03/16/16 11:08 AM
Certified Nurse Practitioner Laura Stussy has joined the Winona Health staff at the Urgent Car center.                         Prior to becoming a certified nurse practitioner, Stussy served as a

Flood Warnings


03/16/16 11:07 AM
The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI has issued a   * Flood Warning for the Trempealeau River At Dodge.   

Road Closed


03/16/16 11:00 AM
The MInnesota Department of Transportation says a 7-mile gravel stretch of Highway 74 north of Beaver in Winona County is temporarily closed due to spring thaw conditions.

Alternate Side Parking


03/16/16 10:59 AM
You don't have to worry about where you park you vehicle overnight in the City of Winona anymore. 

Alternate Side Parking


03/16/16 10:57 AM
You don't have to worry about where you park you vehicle overnight in the City of Winona anymore.

That's because the alternate side parking ordinance is no longer being enforced. Enforcement of the ordinance ended on March 15th and will not be enforced again until next November 15th.

With the milder winter this year emergency tagging an towing operations were limited to just a few......

Wells Fargo-Crash


03/15/16 10:38 AM
Winona Police said a 29-year-old Winona man was injured in a crash that ended up at the Wells Fargo bank building off Mankato Avenue. 

Jail Fight


03/15/16 10:37 AM
A 39-year-old Winona man is facing assault charges after a fight broke out in the Winona County jail on Saturday.

Dairy Princess Banquet


03/15/16 10:33 AM
The Winona County American Dairy Association will host the 61st annual Dairy Princess Coronation and banquet at 7:30 PM on Saturday, April 16 at the Winona Middle School. 

Chamber Events


03/15/16 10:31 AM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce has a couple of events coming up where members can get informed about the current legislative session. 

Masked Suspects


03/15/16 10:26 AM
Police in Rochester used a tracking dog and flashlights as they searched for two suspects who confronted residents of a home while wearing masks.