The Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education had a chance to hear from local officials and community leaders during a visit to Winona Thursday.
Ed Ehlinger met with the local leaders and toured the Winona County office building where the recently combined public health and human services departments are located.
Ehlinger said visits like this give him a chance to find out what's working in local communities like Winona.
Ehlringer said he heard about a variety of local issues and needs.
The commissioner ended his visit with some horseshoe pitching in Goodview with the public....