MiEnergy Power Outage Today

12/07/17 12:59 PM
Earlier today the transmission line that has been blinking this week and affecting MiEnergy Cooperative members in Lewiston, Utica, Rushford and Stockton, blinked twice.

Winona County Salaries

11/30/17 02:03 PM
The Winona County Board voted Tuesday evening to raise the salaries of elected officials in an attempt to move them closer to the compensation of other counties.

Local Bridges Honored

11/30/17 02:02 PM
Two new bridge spans over the Mississippi are among eight North American projects to receive honors from an industry group. 

Winona Library-Letters to Santa

11/30/17 02:01 PM
Children — both naughty and nice — have a chance to send a letter to Santa. 

WAPS Winter Concert and Auction

11/30/17 01:57 PM
You’re invited to join WSHS Orchestra students as they perform their Winter Concert on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the WSHS Auditorium.

Model Legislature

11/30/17 12:55 PM
On November 16th and 17th 47 Winona Senior High School and Winona Middle School students came together with students from Austin, Rushford, Cotter and Winona State for the 55th Annual Winona Model Legislature. 

Winona Health-USO Casting Call

11/30/17 12:53 PM
The Winona Health Volunteers invite you to the Casting Call for their fundraising show "USO Salute to the Troops." 

Sparta Man Sentenced

11/30/17 12:52 PM
On March 13, 2015, after an afternoon of drinking, Channing Mathews of Sparta lost control of his 1998 Pontiac Grand Am on Hwy. 71 in Monroe County. 

La Crescent School-Solar Power

11/30/17 12:51 PM
Through participation in the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Made in Minnesota solar incentive program and an agreement with Aquilla Solar of Wabasha, Crucifixion Elementary School in La Crescent has become the first school...

Housing Task Force

11/30/17 12:50 PM
Winona’s Housing Task force will be completing its work in the beginning of 2018.

Schilling-Felony Charges

11/30/17 12:49 PM
Felony child sexual assault and abuse charges are pending against an educational assistant at Holmen High School. 

Healthy Lake Grant

11/30/17 12:47 PM
The City of Winona successfully won a grant to fund restoration efforts around East Lake Winona. 

Citizens Environmental Quality Control

11/30/17 12:46 PM
The Citizens Environmental Quality Committee, which is currently a subcommittee of the Winona City Planning Commission, delivered an update on its newly developed goals to the commission Monday...

Twinsfest Tickets

11/30/17 12:43 PM
Baseball fans can start thinking spring as tickets are on sale now for the annual "Twinsfest" celebration. 

Free HIV Screening

11/27/17 01:55 PM
Semcac Clinic will be coming to Rushford this Tuesday, Nov. 28 to provide Free Rapid HIV Screenings from 1:30 to 4 p.m. 

Franken Groping

11/27/17 01:51 PM
Senator Al Franken says he’ll return to work today, amid several allegations of groping.

Fastenal Museum-Open House

11/27/17 01:24 PM
Now in its 50th year, Fastenal is a Fortune 500 company and the largest fastener distributor in North America, supplying nuts, bolts, screws and more to residents of Winona and citizens of Taiwan.

Children's Jewelry Recall

11/27/17 01:22 PM
Three children's jewelry products containing toxic levels of cadmium have been removed from Amazon's listings and on-line retailers have issued recalls, following an investigation by three state agencies.

Barge Numbers Up

11/27/17 01:21 PM
As the Winona’s commercial harbor nears the end of the shipping season, the city’s barge numbers are still on the upswing. 

Duellman-Kozlowski's Lot

11/27/17 01:19 PM
In the 100-plus years of providing fresh cut trees, garlands and wreaths, people from all over the region buy Duellman-Kozlowski’s products year after year. 

Save Our Schools-Future

11/21/17 02:18 PM
The Save Our Schools Committee of Winona doesn’t know exactly how the Winona public school district should alleviate financial and facilities issues.

Thankful Service Tonight

11/21/17 02:17 PM
The Winona Interfaith Council holds a service of Thankfulness this evening at the First Congressional Church UCC at 161 Broadway this evening

Milton Broadband

11/21/17 02:16 PM
The Town of Milton in rural Fountain City, Wis., has been surveying residents to gauge interest in building a new town hall or collaborating with Cochrane Co-op Telephone (CCT) to make high-speed Internet, cable television and phone services available ...

Kind Challenge

11/21/17 02:15 PM
A La Crosse woman who describes herself as a “huge advocate” of the LGBTQ community plans a primary election challenge to U.S. Rep. Ron Kind for his Democratic seat representing the 3rd Congressional District. 

Frac Sand Lawsuit

11/21/17 02:13 PM
A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to Winona County’s ban on industrial frac sand mining. 

Free Meals-McDonald's

11/21/17 02:06 PM
All police officers, emergency technicians, firefighters, and military members can receive a free value meal from Courtesy Corporation McDonald’s locations today. 

Franken Accusation

11/21/17 02:01 PM
A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching.

MN Corn Crop

11/21/17 01:59 PM
Minnesota farmers have now harvested about 90 percent of the state's corn crop as the season approaches its close. 

Miss Winona

11/21/17 01:55 PM
On Saturday evening, Casey McCarraher, a 19 year old from New Vienna, Iowa, was chosen as the new Miss Winona. 

40 Year Zoning Map

11/16/17 11:34 AM
Winona’s Board Of Adjustment has tabled a petition that would formally authorize the owner of a property on Gilmore Avenue to continue to use it has it has been for 40 years...

Benefit Concert

11/16/17 10:52 AM
Dr. Christopher Mechell, a Winona native who now lives in Washington, will present a benefit piano concert at Old Main in Galesville at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. 

Model Legislature

11/16/17 10:51 AM
On November 16th, the Winona Model Legislature will open with 117 students participating from area schools. 

Masonic Drops

11/14/17 11:15 AM
The City of Winona will hold an online auction for the Masonic Theatre Drops and Set Pieces beginning Wednesday, November 15th until Wednesday, November 29th.

10 days of Giving

11/14/17 11:14 AM
Jennifer Welch and Chad Anderson are returning as co-chairs for Merchants Bank’s 2017 “10 Days of Giving,” which runs December 1-10

A Page In History

11/14/17 11:13 AM
The Winona County Historical Society and Page Theatre present A Page in History - Winona and the Mighty Missis­sippi with Aaron Repinski, this Wednesday, November 15, 12:05 p.m. at the Winona County History Center.

Channel One Food Bank

11/14/17 11:11 AM
Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester is busy this week preparing for the Give to the Max Day, Thursday, November 16th.

Winona-Complete Streets

11/10/17 11:13 AM
The City of Winona is seeking your input! The City will hold a community workshop on November 14, 2017 to gather input for the Complete Streets Policy and Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan, providing an opportunity for every member of the public to review the plan and suggest changes. 

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis-WSU

11/10/17 11:04 AM
Are you curious about interest rates, and the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy views? Do you have a hard question about the economy? 

USO Salute to the Troops

11/09/17 11:57 AM
The Winona Health Volunteers invite you to be a part of their “USO Salute to the Troops” show.

Deer Farm Charges

11/09/17 11:52 AM
The owner and one employee of a Galesville, Wisconsin, deer farm will face criminal charges and civil penalties for allegedly running an illegal deer-hunting operation, the State of Wisconsin announced today.

Winona-Veteran's Day

11/09/17 11:50 AM
Winona will celebrate Veterans Day with several special events on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Emergency Devices-Winona

11/09/17 11:49 AM
The city of Winona will be installing new devices at intersections to increase safety for drivers and the city’s emergency vehicles.

Warming Center-Donations

11/09/17 11:48 AM
Now through Thanksgiving, there will be a bin at the East Recreation Center for non-perishable food items that will be donated to the Winona Community Warming Center.

Phone Scam

11/09/17 11:47 AM
Another alert about a phone scam happening in our area.

Minnesota Deer Numbers

11/09/17 11:46 AM
The Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota hunters registered about the same number of deer during the first two days of the gun season as in the same period last year.

Area Election Results

11/09/17 11:45 AM
La Crescent-Hokah School District voters on Tuesday approved, by a 2-to-1 margin, a 10-year, $850-per-student operating levy that will bring in about $1 million annually.

WAPS-What's Next?

11/09/17 11:44 AM
After the bond referendum was struck down by voters, Winona Area Public school board members said they would soon begin working on a Plan B intended to solve the district’s facilities and financial issues in a more popular way.

YMCA Fundraising

11/09/17 11:39 AM
Winona’s YMCA is starting the final phase of its fundraising for a new facility.

Healthy Sweets

11/09/17 11:38 AM
Winona Volunteer Services will host a free class entitled “Healthy Sweets,” led by Nadine Bayer, Nutrition and Health Educator, on November 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Referendum Fails

11/09/17 09:22 AM
Winona Area Public Schools' $82 million facilities referendum was rejected by residents who turned out to the polls Tuesday. 

Phone Scam

11/09/17 09:20 AM
The Winona Co Sheriff’s Office has received at least 5 calls in the past 24 hours from citizen’s who have received phone calls from someone claiming to be with the “Sheriff’s Office - Civil Process Division”. 

Library Closed Week

11/03/17 02:03 PM
The Winona Public Library will be closed November 6th-9th due to construction and November 10th-11th for Veterans Day.  

Save Our Schools Committee

11/01/17 02:02 PM
The Save Our Schools Committee of Winona doesn’t know exactly how the Winona public school district should alleviate financial and facilities issues. 

Deer-Vehicle Crashes

11/01/17 02:01 PM
November is the peak month in Minnesota for vehicle crashes with deer. MN-DOT’s Kevin Gutknecht says drivers must be extra alert, noting that daylight’s getting shorter and, because of that, it’s harder to see on the road. 

MNsure-Open Enrollment

11/01/17 01:59 PM
Open enrollment is beginning and Minnesota is going its own way to sign up shoppers for health insurance amid federal confusion. 

MMAM Volunteer Tour Guides

11/01/17 01:57 PM
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum is currently recruiting new volunteer tour guides to apply for a free 8-week training starting in February 2018.

Drug Waste Bill-Klobochar

11/01/17 01:56 PM
Senator Amy Klobuchar and Iowa colleague Chuck Grassley have introduced legislation to reduce waste of drugs...

Hormel Acquisition

11/01/17 01:54 PM
Austin, Minnesota - based Hormel Foods is buying Columbus Manufacturing, a deli meat company, for 850 million dollars. 

Treats for Troops

11/01/17 01:53 PM
If you’ve got a big pile of leftover Halloween candy, Goodwill is collecting donations for Treats for Troops. 

Blandin Foundation-Winona

11/01/17 01:41 PM
As part of its commitment to strengthening rural communities, Blandin Foundation is making its Blandin Community Leadership Program available to residents who are engaged in the Winona area. 

Kuehl-Sunset Lions

10/31/17 02:30 PM
Winona Lion Stacie Kuehl was presented with the “Lion of the Year” award at the Winona Sunset Lions meeting in October.

Sugar Loaf Senior Living-Walk

10/31/17 02:29 PM
On Thursday, Nov. 2, Sugar Loaf Senior Living will be offering members of Winona and surrounding communities an opportunity to “Take a Walk in Their Shoes.”

Rochester Fire Scare

10/31/17 02:20 PM
There was a brief scare for some diners at a Rochester restaurant Monday evening as the building started to fill with smoke. 

1 Million Cups

10/31/17 02:18 PM
Winona will begin hosting an entrepreneurial event starting next week as part of ongoing efforts to promote business growth and retention.

Halloween Safety Tips

10/31/17 02:16 PM
The Winona Police Department is reminding you of safety tips for those that will be out and about for Halloween tonight.

WSU-Halloween in the Halls

10/31/17 02:16 PM
Winona State University Housing and Residence Life will host Halloween in the Halls from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Lourdes Hall.

Goodview Parking Restrictions

10/31/17 02:10 PM
The city of Goodview and the Goodview Police Department are reminding you that winter parking restrictions will be in place as of tomorrow, November 1st, and last through March 31st.


10/31/17 01:56 PM
Firearms deer hunting season starts Saturday, November 4th. But before hunters can take home their prize, they must have it tested for chronic wasting disease.

WAPS Foundation

10/30/17 10:46 AM
The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools will be hosting its annual “fun”draising event on Saturday evening,  February 24, 2018 to celebrate public education and raise funds to enrich and enhance academics, athletics, arts ...

High School Playoffs-Saturday

10/30/17 10:28 AM
Section Semi-Finals : Winona Winhawks won 42-6 vs. Red Wing Wingers

WSU Honor Band Festival

10/30/17 10:25 AM
The Winona State University Department of Music will host the 35th annual High School Honor Band Festival Nov. 2 and 3 in the Performing Arts Center.

WAPS Referendum Conflicts

10/27/17 09:59 AM
At the final two informational meetings before the upcoming referendum, a wide range of issues were addressed as the plan faces questions and scrutiny from the community.

Library Bust

10/27/17 09:58 AM
The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office reports it has arrested the wanted Minnesota man who has been the subject of a law enforcement search since Wednesday morning.

SMU Halloween Fun Night

10/27/17 09:57 AM
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.

Death Penalty Hearing

10/27/17 09:56 AM
The next hearing in the case of a Minnesota man sentenced to death for killing a University of North Dakota student in 2003 has been delayed six months.

I-D Theft Passport-SE MN

10/27/17 09:55 AM
Two legislators from Southeastern Minnesota are holding a news conference in St. Paul, to encourage support for a "Identity Theft Passport Program" in the state.


10/27/17 09:54 AM
Gov. Mark Dayton is seizing on President Donald Trump's emergency declaration on opioids, calling on lawmakers to fund prevention and treatment programs.

WSU-Halloween in the Halls

10/27/17 09:52 AM
Winona State University Housing and Residence Life will host Halloween in the Halls from 6 to 8 p.m.

Winona Hotels

10/25/17 11:18 AM
The number of hotel rooms in Winona is growing, but many groups feel there are still not enough.

Winona County-Voting Equipment

10/25/17 11:16 AM
Winona County will be looking to update some of its voting equipment following the unanimous support of the County Board.

WSHS-Peter Pan

10/25/17 11:15 AM
Winona Senior High School invites you to join in on the adventure of Peter Pan and Wendy: A Musical!

Wellstone Anniversary

10/25/17 11:15 AM
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the death of Senator Paul Wellstone.

Olmstead County-Manhunt

10/25/17 11:14 AM
A manhunt is underway in Olmsted County for a man wanted for terroristic threats.

I-D Theft Passport

10/25/17 11:12 AM
State Representative Duane Quam from Byron says he’ll continue pushing for a law that would allow victims of identity theft to obtain a special “I-D theft passport” to prove they are who they say they are.

Assault Arrest

10/25/17 11:11 AM
A 33-year-old Chicago man has been arrested for assault after an incident in Winona Monday night.

WSU-Halloween in the Halls

10/25/17 10:57 AM
Winona State University Housing and Residence Life will host Halloween in the Halls from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Lourdes Hall, 457 Gould St.

WSU Tunnels Open

10/24/17 02:00 PM
The Winona State University pedestrian tunnels are open for students and community members crossing the railroad tracks between Sarnia and Mark Streets near the university.

Pedestrian & Bike Safety

10/24/17 02:00 PM
Over the past year, Winona’s planning and zoning staff have been working to better serve pedestrians and bicyclists as part of the effort to make travel safe and efficient for everyone on the city’s streets.

WAPS Referendum Conflicts

10/24/17 01:58 PM
Supporters and opponents of Winona Area Public Schools’ upcoming facilities referendum went back and forth Monday.

Toft-Kind Challenge

10/24/17 01:58 PM
A retired Army officer from Trempealeau County announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Ron Kind next year in Wisconsin’s 3rd district, saying the 11-term Democrat has nothing to show for his more than 20 years in Congress.

Lions: Halloween Ramble

10/24/17 01:56 PM
If you’re not able to walk a 5K, 3K or even 1K - The Rivertown Lions has a new walk for you.

MSP Airport

10/24/17 01:56 PM
As the state preps for the upcoming Super Bowl in Minneapolis, improvements are planned at Minneapolis St. Paul International airport.

Deer Harvest

10/24/17 01:55 PM
When Minnesota’s deer season ends in December, it is quite likely the harvest will be in the top five.

Engage Winona-Grant

10/24/17 01:44 PM
Engage Winona is pleased to announce it has received a generous $35,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust to support core programming and expand organizational capacity. 

Public Library-Novel Writing Month

10/23/17 01:40 PM
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

NAMI Connection Support Group

10/23/17 01:29 PM
NAMI Connection:  A Mental Illness Support Group , WE MEET EVERY MONDAY EVENING!

WSHS-Spanish Honor Society

10/23/17 11:16 AM
Thirty-four Winona Senior High students were inducted into the Tertulia Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish Honor Society) part of the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) during a ceremony ...

Neighborhood Revilalization Program

10/23/17 11:13 AM
Minnesota Housing is pleased to announce an investment of more than $126 million for developments that will create and preserve 1,823 units of affordable housing statewide, including $325,000 for the City of Winona to preserve owner-occupied homes.

HVMHC-Soup Cook-off

10/23/17 11:10 AM
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center will kick off their fundraising campaign with the 2nd Annual Soup Cook-Off on Tuesday, October 31st.

Rivertown Halloween Ramble

10/23/17 11:08 AM
Not Able to walk a 5K, 3K or even 1K? The Rivertown Lions has a new walk for you!!! It is our 1st annual .025K Rivertown Halloween Ramble, where everyone is a winner.

WNB-Trick-or-Treat Tour

10/20/17 01:59 PM
Winona National Bank’s 18th Annual Trick-or-Treat Tour will be held Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. until Noon at its Historic Downtown Office, located at 204 Main Street. 

Winona Health-Fantasy of Trees

10/20/17 01:58 PM
The Winona Health Volunteers will hold its 17th annual Fantasy of Trees beginning Monday, November 6, at Winona Health on the clinic first and second floors. 

Clotheslines Project-Women's Resource Center

10/20/17 01:57 PM
The Women’s Resource Center of Winona is featuring stories and an exhibit as part of its annual Clothesline Project...

Klobuchar Bill

10/20/17 01:56 PM
DFL Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke Thursday about a push in Congress for more transparency in election advertising.

Dayton-Pre-k Funding

10/20/17 01:55 PM
A lot depends on next month’s state budget forecast, but expect another push by Governor Mark Dayton in 2018 to beef-up state funding for early childhood education.

Alma Council

10/20/17 01:54 PM
The Alma City Council authorized drafting a proposed municipal ordinance for handling minor trespassing complaints and violations. 

WNB-Trick-or-Treat Tour

10/19/17 11:28 AM
Winona National Bank’s 18th Annual Trick-or-Treat Tour will be held Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. until Noon at its Historic Downtown Office, located at 204 Main Street.

WSU Homecoming

10/18/17 11:05 AM
Winona State University celebrates Homecoming this weekend with the theme of “All Roads Lead Home.”

Peerless Chain-100th Year

10/18/17 11:04 AM
In its 100th year, Winona’s Peerless Chain is still innovating and committed to its Winona roots.

Warrior Waddle

10/18/17 11:02 AM
The 10th annual Warrior Waddle will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Lake Park Lodge and traveling counterclockwise around East Lake Winona.


10/18/17 11:01 AM
Winona Area Public Schools is preparing to make roughly $2 million in cuts for the 2018-19 school year — part of the district’s ongoing effort to improve its increasingly grim budget situation.

Frac Sand Regulations

10/18/17 10:55 AM
A sand mining company is asking state regulators to lift environmental review requirements that were set several years ago.

Amazon Bid-Minnesota

10/18/17 10:54 AM
Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota is prepared to make a modest bid for Amazon's second headquarters.


10/18/17 10:53 AM
Island City Brewing Company is hosting its next LGBTQ night on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Fall Cleanup Day-Fountain City

10/18/17 10:25 AM
Fountain City plans to have a community fall cleanup day on Saturday, Oct. 28th.


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.


10/11/17 10:25 AM
The website 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.