Education Village

Local lawmakers are making another stab at getting state funding for two important projects for this area.

Senator Jeremy Miller says he will introduce legislation next week to get 25-million dollars for Winona State University's Education Village plus funding for repairs to the Lanesboro Dam. The funds were included in the 2016 bonding bill which lawmakers failed to approve.

Miller says the new funding for Winona State is in addition to about 6-million dollars lawmakers approved in 2014.

Work is already underway in restoring the three buildings on Lafayette Street that will make up the new Education Village.....

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