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Walz Leadership Award

Representative Tim Walz was awarded the Col. Arthur T. Marix Congressional Leadership Award and received commendation from the Minnesota Chapter of MOAA endorsing the national award in Rochester Monday for his leadership and advocacy for veterans, their families, and active duty service personnel.

MOAA is the nation’s largest association of active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, and former military officers and their families and survivors. The association annually recognizes individuals or organizations that strongly support servicemembers and their families.


SMU Art Show

Chicago artist Cherith Lundin will display her work in “An excess of ground,” the next Saint Mary’s University art show. Lundin’s work will be on display at the Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries, located in the Toner Student Center. The exhibit is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. An opening reception is scheduled for 4:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the galleries. Lundin is a visual artist whose work ranges in media from drawing and painting to photography and installation. Lundin grew up in Germany and received an M.F.A. from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and she has taught painting and drawing at colleges and universities throughout the United States.


Carlos Morales, MD, FACP, FACEP, a Winona Health Emergency Department physician was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. In addition to being board certified and being in practice for several years, becoming a Fellow in the American College of Physicians requires demonstrated excellence in Internal Medicine.  It’s an honor and a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize a physician’s accomplishments and demonstrated excellence in their daily work.Dr. Morales’s special interests include toxicology and trauma care. He has been caring for patients in the Emergency Department at Winona Health since 2002.

Flag Burning 18

An 18th flag burning report was received by the Winona Police Department over the weekend as they continue seek the public's help in finding the person responsible.

Princess Kay

Jeni Haler, a 19-year-old college student from Norwood Young America, Minn., representing Carver County, was crowned the 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, August 20. Haler will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for more than 3,600 Minnesota dairy farm families. Jeni is the daughter of Rick Haler and Connie Helget Haasken, and attends the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, where she double majors in animal science and Spanish/Portuguese studies.
Also competing was Chelsea Schossow of the Ridgeway area. Chelsea is the daughter of Keith Schossow and Cindy Terrill. She represented Winona County.

Miss Goodview

A new Miss Goodview was crowned Wednesday at the Winona Middle School. Named as Miss Goodview 2014 was Kaylee Pye. Named as First Attendant was Bryanna Meier and Cassie Kohner was selected as the Second Attendant. Named as Miss Congeniality was Zoe Kingsmore.

Better Living Show 2014

We had a great Better Living Show 2014!