News

County Board-Levy


09/22/14 12:22 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday will have to decide on a preliminary 2015 budget that will also determine the county's possible property tax levy for 2015.
 

Sarnia Project


09/22/14 12:22 PM
A repaving project involving Highway 43 in Winona from Mankato Avenue to Mark Street will get under way this coming Thursday, September 25th.

 

Ganrude-Campaign


09/22/14 12:14 PM
Winona County Chief Deputy Sheriff Ron Ganrude says he will retire in order to devote more time to his campaign for sheriff.


 

Fall Flood Weekend


09/22/14 12:17 PM
If you thought you saw a lot of motorcycles in the Winona area over the weekend, you were not seeing things.
 

Farmers Park Fire


09/22/14 12:15 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in finding the people responsible for starting a fire at Farmer's Community Park near Stockton that burned a picnic table and some wooden posts.
 

Drowning Death


09/22/14 04:02 PM
A 44-year-old New Market, Minnesota man apparently drowned Sunday in the Mississippi River near Bay Point Park in Red Wing.

 

USDA Reports


09/22/14 03:50 PM
The latest USDA report on milk indicates that California produced about 3.5 million pounds of milk in August, compared to second-place Wisconsin's 2.3 million pounds.
                      
 

Fatal Crash Charges


09/22/14 03:42 PM
A Rochester man has been charged in connection with a wrong-way crash Saturday that killed a 9-year-old Plainview boy and injured two others.

 

Sand Mine Impact Study


09/22/14 03:41 PM
A sand mine health impact study in the works for the past year-and a-half in Trempealeau County is now available for public review.

 

WNB-New Drive-up


09/22/14 03:40 PM
The Winona National Bank has begun construction of  a new drive-up facility at its downtown location.                    
 

Miller-No Labels


09/22/14 03:39 PM
State Senator Jeremy Miller of Winona recently attended the No Labels Foundation National Ideas meeting in Washington D-C which is a growing national movement of Republicans, Democrats and Independents dedicated to a new politics of problem solving.

 

Starlight Stroll


09/22/14 03:38 PM
Winona ORC is accepting registrations for the second annual Starlight Stroll Run/Walk/Roll 5k and 1 Mile event, being held Friday, November 7th.
 

Drug Charges


09/22/14 12:20 PM
A 23-year-old Goodview man was cited with drug charges following an incident near Lewiston early Saturday.         

 

Officer Assaulted


09/22/14 12:19 PM
An incident in downtown Winona late Saturday resulted in a Winona police officer being assaulted and a Winona man being arrested.
  
 

UW-L Ranking


09/20/14 10:54 AM
UW-La Crosse remains the top-ranked comprehensive university in the UW System for the 14th year in a row.
 

SMU Study Abroad


09/20/14 10:49 AM
Saint Mary's University students and faculty are encouraged to visit the Study Abroad Fair from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 23rd, in the President’s Room.
 

Stormwater Permits


09/20/14 10:44 AM
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency encourages municipally-owned industrial facilities with recycling, land, air, and water transportation or other industrial activities to find out whether they need an industrial stormwater permit.  
 

TEC-Renewable Rays


09/20/14 10:40 AM
Tri-County Electric Cooperative in Rushford is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Renewable Rays on Tuesday, September 30th for members participating in TEC's community solar project.
               
 

Giesen-Korlath Award


09/20/14 10:03 AM
The Minnesota Department of Health honored seven individuals and one group September 17th for outstanding contributions to Minnesota's public health system.
                     
 

Hagedorn Debate Challenge


09/20/14 10:02 AM
Republican candidate for Congress Jim Hagedorn says he still has had no response yet from incumbent Democrat Tim Walz on the subject of debates.
 

Goodhue County Solar


09/20/14 10:00 AM
The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners have unanimously approved a new ordinance regulating solar energy.
 

United Way Giving Campaign


09/20/14 07:53 AM
The United Way kicked off the 2014 Annual Giving Campaign on Thursday, September 11th with a celebration at Riverport Inn that was attended by about 75 United Way enthusiasts.

 

Zip Rail Study


09/20/14 07:52 AM
A high volume of public comments about a proposed high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester is delaying the release of a document that evaluates the potential rail alternatives.

 

Chamber-Winona Bridge


09/20/14 07:51 AM
The Winona bridge project, which includes the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the existing bridge as well as building the new one, is going to create some hardships and stress for many downtown Winona businesses.
 

School Board-Levy


09/19/14 11:29 AM
The Winona Area School Board Thursday approved the preliminary 2015 property tax levy.
               
 

SMU Fall Frolic


09/19/14 11:28 AM
The public is invited to participate in the 27th Fall Frolic 5K fun run/walk at Saint Mary's University Saturday, October 4th.
 

Proposed Comp Plan


09/19/14 11:27 AM
Following a public hearing Thursday, the Winona County Planning Commission voted to approve the proposed new County Comprehensive Plan.


 

Absentee Voting Starts


09/19/14 11:26 AM
Eligible Minnesota voters can vote early for the November 4th general election with an absentee ballot starting September 19th.

 

National 4-H Week


09/19/14 11:25 AM
More than 6,000,000 young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October.
                              
 

Real Colors Workshop


09/19/14 11:24 AM
Nonprofit and small-business staffs are invited to a daylong team-building retreat featuring a "Real Colors" workshop October 23rd at the Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market Street, La Crosse.
 

FSA Deadline


09/19/14 11:23 AM
A September 26th deadline with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) will impact some producers, as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill.     

 

Pelowski Award


09/19/14 11:22 AM
State Representative Gene Pelowski of Winona has received the Elected Official of the Year Award from the Association of Minnesota Emergency Managers (AMEM).

 

Tomah VA


09/18/14 11:25 AM
The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for veterans on Thursday, September 25th.
 

Goodhue County Levy


09/18/14 11:24 AM
Goodhue County residents could be looking at an increase to their taxes next year.

 

AT & T-It Can Wait


09/18/14 11:09 AM
The winner of the "It Can Wait" pledge challenge will be announced during half-time of the Stewartville vs. Plainview-Elgin-Millville high school football game on Friday in Elgin.
                   
 

Pill Drop-off


09/18/14 11:08 AM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Office, Health Department and Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 9th opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft, by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

 

Winona FFA


09/18/14 11:08 AM
The Winona FFA Trapshooting team of Cole Harris, Justin Johnson, Nicole McNally, Cody Perry and Jordan Woodard placed 1st in the Region 8 Trapshooting Meet held in Zumbrota on Saturday, September 13th.
 

Wisconsin-CSP


09/18/14 11:07 AM
More than 450 more Wisconsin farmers and forest landowners enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in 2014.
 

SMU Career Fair


09/18/14 11:05 AM
Regional employers are invited to showcase their organizations at the first Saint Mary's University career fair.
 

UW-L Enrollment


09/18/14 11:04 AM
UW-La Crosse has again reached a record enrollment this fall with 10,558 undergraduate and graduate students.
                  
 

Share the Road Event


09/18/14 11:00 AM
If you you thought you saw people with bright colored shirts at several intersections helping people cross the streets around Winona Thursday you were not dreaming. The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee hosted a Share the Road crosswalk event in Winona with several volunteers, including Winona State University students.

 

County Comp Plan


09/17/14 02:01 PM
County officials are encouraging citizens to speak out when the Winona County Planning Commission holds a public hearing on a proposed new County Comprehensive Plan Thursday night at the Government Center.

 

Franklin-Broadway Open


09/17/14 02:01 PM
The Winona Police Department reports that the intersection of East Broadway and Franklin Street is now open.
               
 

Color Dash


09/17/14 01:25 PM
Winona will get a significant dash of color this weekend when Nostallja Studios and Hiawatha Valley Mental Health team up for a Color Dash 5K.
 

Morrie Miller 5k


09/17/14 01:23 PM
The 9th Annual Morrie Miller Athletic Foundation's 5K Road Race will take place Saturday, October 4th.

 

WAPS Early Release


09/17/14 01:22 PM
Students attending Winona Area Public Schools, Bluffview Montessori School and Dakota Area Community School will be released two hours early on Tuesday, September 23rd.

Family Medicine


09/17/14 01:19 PM
Winona Health Family Medicine, currently located on the second floor of the Parkview Office Building at 825 Mankato in Winona, is moving to a new home.

Beginning Monday, October 6th, The Family Medicine physicians and staff will see patients on the second floor of the Winona Health clinic at 859 Mankato Avenue.

The new site will provide improved access to outpatient services, including lab and x-ray services, Winona Health Pharmacy and Winona Health Specialty Clinics.

Also beginning in early October, all Primary Care departments in the Winona Clinic will expand provider appointment hours to Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with valet parking available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

 

WSU-Big Muddy Canoe Challenge


09/17/14 08:02 AM
The Winona State University Outdoor Education and Recreation Center will host the first annual Big Muddy Canoe Challenge at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 20th, at the Kiwanis Shelter on Prairie Island.
                         
 

Rotary Event


09/17/14 08:01 AM
The Winona Rotary Club is hosting a Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event on Saturday, October 4th.
 

UW-L-HEED Award


09/17/14 07:59 AM
For the second year in a row UW-La Crosse has received a national award honoring colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

 

Minnesota State Universities Contract


09/17/14 07:58 AM
Faculty members at Minnesota's seven state universities, including Winona State, have overwhelmingly approved a new contract.



 

SMIF Grants


09/17/14 07:57 AM
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) has announced its annual grant award program for Home Visitation.
 

Healthcare Costs-Winona


09/16/14 11:23 AM
The Winona City Council Monday approved a rate increase in the city's 2015 health insurance plan.
 

KidSport-Winona Mall


09/16/14 11:14 AM
The KidSport Gymnastics training center has a new  temporary home after its facility burned down earlier this month.
 

Webworms-Army Corps


09/16/14 11:09 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently discovered fall webworms have returned to an island along the Mississippi River near La Crosse.
                     
 

Ready-Set-Glow


09/16/14 11:04 AM
The Ready-Set-Glow event in honor of Nick Oswald will be held Saturday, September 27th at Paul Giel Field starting at 4:30 p.m. and will conclude by 10:00 p.m.   
 

MnDOT Highway Signs


09/16/14 10:51 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding the public that placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is not allowed under state law.
                        
 

Morrie Miller Events


09/16/14 10:45 AM
Last weekends annual Morrie Miller Athletic Foundation Banquet and the Morrie Miller Golf Tournament were a big success.

 

Rochester Ranking


09/16/14 10:41 AM
"Liveability.com has issued their second annual list of "Top 100 Best Places to Live" in the United States and Rochester came in at #2, behind only Madison, Wisconsin.
                      
 

Rix Shooting


09/16/14 08:04 AM
A Minnesota man who called police to ask for help with a passenger in his car who'd been shot has been charged in Wisconsin with first-degree intentional homicide.
 

Dahl Groundbreaking


09/16/14 07:59 AM
Dahl Automotive Company celebrated the groundbreaking Monday at their new location for Dahl Chevrolet, Buick and GMC.

 

Clergy Abuse Trial


09/16/14 07:53 AM
A judge has split an upcoming clergy sex abuse trial against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona into two separate phases.
          
 

Refuge Trapping


09/16/14 07:52 AM
Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge will offer trapping units for muskrat and beaver during the Wisconsin 2014-15 trapping season.
                      
 

Fall Colors


09/15/14 02:14 PM
Wisconsin biologists are predicting vibrant fall colors on foliage throughout the Coulee Region.
              
 

Kramer-Chairman ICBM


09/15/14 02:11 PM
James Kramer, CEO of Altura State Bank, was elected chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota during its recent convention.
                    
 

Dresbach Bridge-Brief Evening Closure


09/15/14 02:10 PM
Motorists on Interstate 90 near the Dresbach Bridge will be delayed briefly at 11:00 p.m., Wednesday when construction crews close the highway to remove an overhead sign that spans I-90.

 

Share the Road Event


09/15/14 11:41 AM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee is hosting a crosswalk event in Winona this week.

 

TRW Sale


09/15/14 11:39 AM
ZF Friedrichshafens AG is buying TRW Automotive for approximately 11.74 billion dollars.

 

Fall Refuge Watch


09/15/14 07:55 AM
Outdoor enthusiasts will get a chance to see the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge's waterfowl and fall colors up close in November.
 

Fair Renewals


09/15/14 07:54 AM
The Winona County Fair is reminding the public that the deadline for new memberships or renewals with the Winona County Agricultural and Industrial Fair Association is Wednesday October 1st, 2014.
 

Blooming Grounds Celebration


09/15/14 07:50 AM
A popular Winona coffee shop celebrated its 11th anniversary Friday just over a year after fire destroyed several downtown Winona businesses.

Picture courtesy of Blooming Grounds Instagram...http://instagram.com/bloominggroundscoffee
                
 

Fall Apple Harvest


09/15/14 06:24 AM
Minnesota apple growers are reporting orchards full of big, high quality apples this fall. Orchards are open for picking across the state with many ripe varieties on the trees.
                             
 

WSU-Run for the WELL of It.


09/15/14 06:23 AM
Winona State University Student Health and Wellness Advocates  will host the Fourth Annual Family Weekend 'Run for the WELL of It'  5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 27th, at Lions Pavilion at East Lake Park.
 

Farm Bill Seminars


09/15/14 06:22 AM
The 2014 Farm Bill includes the new Dairy Margin Protection Program, if farmers choose to enroll, they have until November 28th.

 

Neitzke Honored


09/15/14 06:21 AM
A former Winona resident has been honored for his involvement in a northern Minnesota community.
                       
 

Building Purchase


09/15/14 06:19 AM
A local business has purchased a building on West Fifth Street.



 

Caledonia Pool


09/15/14 06:18 AM
Local organizers raised enough signatures on a petition to call for a referendum to be held on a plan to refurbish the Caledonia's swimming pool.

 

Injury Accident


09/13/14 08:30 AM
The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 61 south of Winona at the intersection with Winona County Road 3 Friday afternoon.
 

O-R-C-Foster-Lupkin


09/13/14 08:29 AM
The executive director of O-R-C Industries in Winona has resigned.
                   
 

Share the Road


09/12/14 04:50 PM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee is hosting a crosswalk event at various intersections on Broadway, Huff, Main and Second Streets near WSU campus and in downtown Winona next week.
                  
 

Minnesota Corn Crop


09/12/14 04:44 PM
Minnesota's corn crop should be larger than first expected.
 

Real Estate Value Certificates


09/12/14 04:40 PM
The Department of Revenue will no longer accept paper certificates of real estate value after September 30th, 2014.
                                    
 

National Merit Scholarship


09/12/14 04:34 PM
A Winona High School student has been named a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
 

Forbes-Innovative


09/12/14 04:33 PM
Winona's Fastenal Company ranks high of the Forbes Magazine list on the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies.


 

E-Recycling Event


09/12/14 12:17 PM
If you have been wating to get rid of some old or used electronics equipment now your chance.

 

Enterovirus-Winona


09/12/14 12:15 PM
Winona Health says while cases of Enterovirus D68 have been confirmed primarily in the Midwest and as close as Iowa and Illinois, there have been no cases in Winona.
 

Tri-Quest Event


09/12/14 12:14 PM
The Merchants Bank is inviting spectators to witness over a hundred individuals run 5K, bike 33K, and then golf 18 holes (without a cart!) at the 20th annual Tri-Quest charity triathlon on Sunday, September 21st in La Crosse.
 

I-90- Exit Open


09/12/14 12:12 PM
The Interstate 90 exit for Highway 76 in Winona County has re-opened for motorists as a concrete overlay project is nearing completion.
 

Daudt-Election


09/12/14 12:11 PM
Republicans in the Minnesota House are hoping to regain the majority after a two-year absence and Minority Leader Kurt Daudt is optimistic that will happen.    
                    
 

MNsure Navigator


09/12/14 12:10 PM
If you need assistance in enrolling  in the MNsure healthcare system a certified MNsure navigator will be in Winona on Tuesday, September 23rd to help you out.



 

Body Identified


09/11/14 03:47 PM
The body pulled a body from the Zumbro River Tuesday has been identified.
              
 

Winona Health Workshops


09/11/14 03:37 PM
Saturday, October 11th, Winona Health is offering free workshops to teach you, your friends and family how to help someone having sudden cardiac arrest.

 

Prairie Tour


09/11/14 03:30 PM
On Friday, September 19th, NRCS along with UW-Extension and DNR will be hosting the annual Buffalo/Crawford Prairie Tour.

 

Priest Abuse Trial


09/11/14 03:19 PM
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied a motion from the Catholic Diocese of Winona to move the location of a priest sex abuse trial out of Ramsey County.

 

Winona County Levy


09/11/14 03:18 PM
Facing the prospect of a possible 17-percent increase in the 2015 property tax levy, the Winona County Board of Commissioners will hold a special workiing session next Friday, September 19th, to further review the budget.
 

Comp Plan-Groth


09/11/14 12:20 PM
The Winona County Farm Bureau is supporting the draft Winona County Comprehensive Plan which goes before a public hearing next week.
 

Crop Outlook-Groth


09/11/14 12:19 PM
Farmers in the Winona area are looking at a good harvest this fall.

 

United Way Kickoff


09/11/14 12:18 PM
The United Way of the Greater Winona area officially kicked off its Fall 2014 campaign Thursday with a special breakfast at the Riverport Inn.

 

WinTech-Possible Relocation


09/11/14 12:16 PM
A Winona company may be moving to Rushford if the possible sale of the Rushford community center building goes through.

 

Olmsted County Levy Increase


09/11/14 12:14 PM
The Omsted County Board of Commissioners has set a 3.25 percent preliminary property tax levy increase for 2015.
 

Attemped Break-ins


09/11/14 12:13 PM
Winona Police think someone may be trying to break into residences on the city's west side.
                    
 

Highway Safety Commission


09/11/14 12:11 PM
Steve Schiffli of rural Fountain City has an additional job title to add to his duties as director of Buffalo County emergency management and county sponsored recycling services.

 

Lake City Woman Shot


09/11/14 12:10 PM
A Lake City man is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a woman Tuesday in the town of Baldwin, Wisconsin.

 

Riverway-Play 60


09/10/14 05:32 PM
Riverway Learning Community, a tuition free Minnesota Charter School located at 1733 Service Drive in Winona, has been awarded $3,000 to support healthy eating and physical activity initiatives as part of the "Fuel up to Play 60" program.
               
 

Western Tech Hours


09/10/14 05:31 PM
Western Technical College will have adjusted business hours on Tuesday, September 16th, to allow college employees to attend staff meetings.

 

Disabled Hunt


09/10/14 04:51 PM
The Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge will once again offer a special waterfowl hunt for hunters with disabilities on October 18th and 19th.
              
 

Dayton-Rail Safety


09/10/14 04:50 PM
About two dozen members of the public and press attended Wednesday’s roundtable on rail safety with Governor Mark  Dayton.
 

Highway 14 Opens


09/10/14 03:01 PM
Highway 14 in Winona has been reopened as of Wednesday afternoon. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be on the lookout for students crossing Highway 14 at St. Mary's University until a pedestrian bridge is replaced.

 

Lakeside Foods Jobs


09/10/14 12:15 PM
Officials with Lakeside Foods in Plainview say 93 people will lose their jobs later this year when contract operations end at the plant.
 

Pelowski-Flood Relief


09/10/14 12:14 PM
The Office of Minnesota Management and Budget announced that a contingency fund established last year will help provide local governments with the start they need to begin recovering following extreme June flooding.

 

Council-Information Meeting


09/10/14 12:12 PM
The Winona City Council will get an update on the city's employee health insurance plan for 2015 this coming Monday.  

 

St. Mary's Pedestrian Bridge


09/10/14 12:12 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be on the lookout for students crossing Highway 14 at St. Mary's University until a pedestrian bridge is replaced.
 

Land Records Management


09/10/14 12:10 PM
The Buffalo County Land Information Council has recommended buying a computer server for online services that offer public access to land records information online.

 

Meet the Republican Candidates


09/10/14 12:09 PM
Voters have a chance  to meet the Republican candidates for state office in Minnesota Thursday.


 

Body Found Zumbro River


09/10/14 12:08 PM
Rochester police are investigating after a dive team pulled a body from the Zumbro River.
 

County Board Levy Increase


09/10/14 12:06 PM
Some Winona County Board members balked Tuesday at the possibility of a large property tax levy increase in order to solve a budget deficit for 2015.
 

Barge Traffic


09/10/14 12:04 PM
Barge traffic on the Mississippi River at Winona reached its highest level in a dozen years last month.
 

SMU Bridge-Highway 14 to Open


09/09/14 09:44 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to re-open Highway 14 in Winona at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota by Wednesday afternoon, weather permitting.
  
 

SMU-Young Alumni Weekend


09/09/14 03:11 PM
Saint Mary's University graduates from the past decade have been invited back to campus for Young Alumni Weekend, September 12th through the14th.
 

Dakota Homecoming


09/09/14 03:08 PM
The 11th Annual Great Dakota Gathering will take place this weekend in Winona as members of the Dakota Nation are welcomed back to their ancestral homeland.
                     
 

Watershed Planning


09/09/14 03:06 PM
The Winona County Board has endorsed a pilot program that would call for watershed planning to follow watershed boundaries in six southeastern Minnesota counties instead of following county boundaries.
                       
 

WSU, SMU Ranked


09/09/14 03:05 PM
Both Winona State University  and St. Mary's University are ranked in the U-S News and World Report's recent survey of Best Regional Universities in the Midwest for 2015.
 

United Way Event


09/09/14 03:04 PM
The United Way of the Greater Winona Area will be kicking off their 2014-2015 fundraising drive this week.
 

SMU Bridge


09/09/14 12:14 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will take a couple of days before Highway 14 at St. Mary's University is reopened to traffic.

 

St. Charles Building


09/09/14 12:12 PM
Citing concerns about a one million dollar loan request from  the City of St. Charles for a new public safety building, the Winona County Board of Commissioners has voted unanimously to table the request.

 

Smart 9-1-1


09/09/14 12:11 PM
Winona County residents will be able to supply accurate personal information to the county dispatch center in case of an emergency through a new technology approved by the County Board of Commissioners.
 

Koula Denied


09/09/14 12:09 PM
A La Crosse County judge has rejected a request for a new trial by a man convicted of killing his parents.
 

Mayo-IBM Watson


09/09/14 12:08 PM
The Mayo Clinic is partnering with IBM and its Watson supercomputer to pair cancer patients with the right clinical trials.
 
 

Train Fire


09/09/14 12:07 PM
A Canadian Pacific freight train continued its trip Monday after a locomotive engine fire that forced it to stop in Kellogg.

 

Commercial Harbor


09/08/14 05:01 PM
Commercial harbor activity in Winona was up in August compared to last August.
                
 

Workforce Center


09/08/14 04:13 PM
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben will be on hand next Tuesday, September 16th, at noon for the grand opening of the new Rochester Workforce Center.
 

Western Open House


09/08/14 04:12 PM
Western Technical College in La Crosse will host a community event on Wednesday, September 17th at the newly completed Truck and Heavy Equipment facility.
                
 

Propane Shortage


09/08/14 04:11 PM
Propane dealers say they're trying to head off a repeat of last winter's supply crisis in Wisconsin by adding more storage tanks and urging customers to lock into supply contracts.
      
 

Dayton-Rail Safety


09/08/14 04:10 PM
There has been a time change for Wednesday's rail safety roundtable in Winona.
 

Waumendee State Bank


09/08/14 04:09 PM
The Waumendee State Bank in Wisconsin will be celebrating its 100th year of operation this coming Friday, September 12th, with an open house.
 

KidSport Investigation


09/08/14 04:08 PM
No word yet on the cause of the fire in downtown Winona on Friday that heavily damaged the KidSport Gymnastics training center.
                   
 

Candidate Forums


09/08/14 12:18 PM
A reminder the Winona Unit of the Minnesota League of Women Voters will host two candidate forums this week featuring local candidates in the November 4th, general election.

 

Semi Crash


09/08/14 12:17 PM
Interstate 90 between Dakota and the Winona exit was closed for a time Sunday evening following a semi-crash.
 

Employee Healthcare


09/08/14 12:16 PM
Buffalo County has contracted with Gundersen Health Systems to provide employee assistance services.
    


 

Rail Safety


09/08/14 12:15 PM
A proposed resolution supporting tougher standards and operational controls for railway transport of crude oil, ethanol and other flammable materials is moving through committee channels in Buffalo County.
 

County Board


09/08/14 12:14 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday will discuss a possible partnership with the City of St. Charles for construction of a new public safety building in St. Charles.
 

Broadway Closed


09/08/14 12:13 PM
A reminder the intersection of East Broadway and Franklin Street is closed now for up to three weeks.
 

Hunter-Burglary


09/08/14 12:12 PM
 A 40-year-old Winona man was placed in custody after he was charged with first degree burglary on Saturday.
               
 

Fillmore County Scam


09/08/14 12:11 PM
Fillmore County authorites are warning residents of southeastern Minnesota to be on the lookout for a scam involving painting large buildings.

 

Passehl Arrested


09/08/14 12:10 PM
Authorities said a 57-year-old Winona man was jailed after he called police to report a tenant in an apartment house was making too much noise.

 

Assault-Crutches


09/08/14 12:09 PM
A 26-year-old Rochester woman accused of using her crutches in a domestic assault has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison.


 

Kind-Rail Safety


09/06/14 11:27 AM
Wisconsin Representative Ron Kind continues to be a vocal advocate for improved rail safety in Wisconsin and nationwide.
 

United Way Networking


09/06/14 11:25 AM
The United Way of the Greater Winona Area in collaboration with the Winona Community Foundation and Winona Health is offering a series of educational and networking opportunities for staff and board members from area non-profit organizations.
 

Habitat Fundraiser


09/06/14 11:24 AM
Habitat for Humanity Winona - Fillmore Counties will host their annual golf fundraiser on Monday, September 22nd, at Cedar Valley Golf Course.
                          
 

Kind-Rail Safety


09/06/14 11:22 AM
Representative Ron Kind continues to be a vocal advocate for improved rail safety in Wisconsin and nationwide.
                        
Earlier this year he joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in sending a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration asking for prompt action to improve rail safety.

Kind tells Winona Radio News he is working with First District Congressman Tim Walz on improving rail safety.

Kind, a Democrat from La Crosse who represents the 3rd Congressional district, says there is more rail traffic than ever, some of it potentially dangerous, and working with the railroads is key to getting something done.

Kind held several listening sessions in the past week in his district concerning rail safety. Kind has said moving forward, we need to enhance track inspections and upgrade our train tracks.

 

WSU-Sustainable Futures Fair


09/06/14 10:30 AM
Winona State University will kick off its yearlong focus on "Sustainable Futures" with a range of events September 10th through the12th.
                
 

Chamber-Governor


09/06/14 10:24 AM
Minnesota's Chamber of Commerce on Friday backed Republican Jeff Johnson over Democratic Governor Mark Dayton as the business community at large weighs how big of a role to play in the governor's race.
         
 

Dayton-Rail Safety


09/06/14 10:22 AM
The public is invited to attend a roundtable on rail safety with Governor Mark  Dayton Wednesday, September 10th.

 

Radio Grant


09/06/14 10:10 AM
Fountain City Police Chief Jason Mork has obtained a $10,149 grant to buy a portable multi-band communication radio and thermal imaging camera.
 

Lottery Winner


09/05/14 04:32 PM
Charles Bresnahan of Spring Grove has won $10,000 by playing the Lottery's Hot $10,000 scratch game.


 

Capital Safety Expansion


09/05/14 04:29 PM
Companies announced plans in the second quarter to invest $241,000,000 in 22 expansion projects that are expected to create nearly 950 jobs in the state, according to the latest business expansion report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
 

Area Elections


09/05/14 04:28 PM
A number of candidates filed for the November election to mayor and city council positions in some of the small cities in the Winona area during the August filing period.

 

Trempealeau County Shooting


09/05/14 04:26 PM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says a 52-year-old Osseo man was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after he was shot in the back by a male intruder.

 

Crop Harvest


09/05/14 04:24 PM
Soybean growers were forecast to produce a record setting 3.82 billion bushels, up 16 percent from 2013, according to a crop report issued by the federal Department of Agriculture.
 

Hagedorn Debates


09/05/14 12:23 PM
Republican candidate for Congress Jim Hagedorn says he has had no response yet from incumbent Democrat Tim Walz on the subject of debates.

 

Fahy Sentenced


09/05/14 12:23 PM
A former La Crescent-Hokah School District employee has been sentenced to six months in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy.
 

KidSport History


09/05/14 12:21 PM
The KidSport building that went up in flames Thursday has quite a lengthy history behind it.
 

KidSport Investigation


09/05/14 12:15 PM
Inspectors were at the scene of the KidSport fire in downtown Winona Friday trying to determine the cause of the blaze and where it may have started. On hand were officials from the City of Winona, the state fire marshal, the building's owner and insurance inspectors.

 

Walz-VA


09/05/14 12:12 PM
First District Representative Tim Walz wants to make sure that federal investigators are looking into claims by two former employees of the Minneapolis VA Medical Center that they were pressured to falsify records.
 

Officer Bitten


09/05/14 12:11 PM
Olmsted County authorities have arrested a Goodhue woman who they say parked in the middle of a highway and bit a deputy.

 

School Board-PreK Childcare


09/05/14 12:10 PM
The Winona Area Public School Board Thursday received an update on the full-day childcare program at W-K Elementary School, which will open next week.
             
 

Server Training


09/05/14 12:09 PM
The Winona Police Department says alcohol server training sessions will be held next week for employees of local establishments.
 

Extension Tour


09/04/14 04:37 PM
On Thursday, September 25th, University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension Outreach will jointly host a field day tour in SE MN focusing on nutrient management and methods to handle sand.
                         
 

AgStar Video Winners


09/04/14 04:31 PM
AgStar Financial Services announced the winners of the third annual Purple Ribbon Video Contest, a contest held to encourage youth to showcase their role in agriculture.
                     
 

KidsSport Fire


09/04/14 04:15 PM
Winona fire and law enforcement officials held a press conference Thursday afternoon to go over some of the details of the fire that started in the building that houses KidSport Gymnastics Training Center.

 

County Comp Plan


09/04/14 03:52 PM
County officials are encouraging citizens to speak out when the Winona County Planning Commission holds a public hearing on a proposed new County Comprehensive Plan on Thursday, September 18th, at the Government Center.
 

Winona Fire


09/04/14 03:49 PM
Nearly a year after three buildings were destroyed in downtown Winona and several others damaged, another fire broke out Thursday morning in another old building. The building that houses KidSport Gymnastics Training Center started on fire sometime after 11:00 a.m.

Sexual Assault


09/04/14 12:19 PM
Authorities said a 27-year-old Minnesota City man was jailed Wednesday morning after being cited with sexually assaulting a female at a Hidden Valley residence.

 

Broadway Closed


09/04/14 12:18 PM
The City of Winona says the intersection of East Broadway and Franklin Street will be closed starting on Monday, September 8th.
 

Elvis Explosion


09/04/14 12:17 PM
Organizers say a unique gathering this weekend in La Crosse is the American Idol of Elvis impersonators.
 
 

Candidate Forums


09/04/14 12:16 PM
The Winona Unit of the Minnesota League of Women Voters will host two candidate forums next week featuring local candidates in the November 4th, general election.

 

School Board


09/04/14 12:14 PM
The Winona Area Public School Board Thursday will be asked to approve a Professional Development and Teacher Evaluation Plan.
 

City Council--Budget


09/03/14 11:48 AM
The Winona City Council Tuesday approved a prelimiary 2015 budget and property tax levy. The council decided to add another 1-point-4 million dollars to the budget for improvements to the Bud King Ice Arena.

Teen Tobacco


09/03/14 11:47 AM
The latest details on how difficult it is for minors to buy tobacco show Minnesota is the toughest in the nation, although some say the figures aren't really consistent with what's happening at the local level.       

Church Abuse No Dismissal


09/03/14 11:47 AM
A Minnesota judge has declined to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona of a public nuisance for failing to stop abusive priests.

Buffalo County Loan


09/03/14 11:29 AM
The Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands has approved 1-point-9 million dollars in State Trust Fund loans to thirteen municipal projects in the state. One of the loans will go to the City of Mondovi to purchase land and resurface a street.

Buffalo County Equalized Value


09/03/14 11:29 AM
Equalized property values grew by almost 30-million dollars in Buffalo County, a 2.9 percent gain over the past year, according to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.

Injury Crash


09/03/14 11:27 AM
Police said a 19-year-old St. Paul man was injured in a two-vehicle crash at Broadway and Main Streets on Tuesday. Police Chief Paul Bostrack said vehicles driven by Jacob Dodd of Apple Valley and Justin Nordman of St. Paul collided.

Car vs Motorcycle


09/03/14 11:27 AM
Winona Police said a 33-year-old motorcycle driver was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash at Chestnut and Ninth Streets Tuesday.                     

Power Disruption


09/03/14 11:25 AM
Tri-County Electric customers are being alerted to a scheduled power outage starting Thursday evening and extending into Friday morning. The scheduled outage will begin about midnight on Thursday and extend into early Friday.

Burglars Charged


09/03/14 07:47 AM
Four men accused in a series of July business urglaries in Buffalo County are scheduled to have preliminary hearings in Circuit Court in Durand on Sept. 30th

Last Traffic Signal


09/03/14 07:46 AM
You won't see a traffic signal along Highway 52  between Rochester and the Twin Cities anymore.

Missing Girl


09/03/14 07:44 AM
Faribault Police have issued a Minnesota Crime Alert for a missing 17-year-old girl.

Miller Fundraiser


09/02/14 12:15 PM
This Friday, September 5th, is the deadline to purchase tickets to the annual Morrie Miller Athletic Foundation Banquet.

Building Permits


09/02/14 12:14 PM
The City of Winona issued just 12 building permits last week but one was for a new home.

County Gardens


09/02/14 12:13 PM
The Winona County Gardens at Stone Point Park have become a popular place for gardeners and their produce this summer.

ORC Agreement--Sheriff


09/02/14 10:38 AM
The Winona County Board has approved an agreement with O-R-C Industries to do the laundry for The Sheriff's Department.

County Budget


09/02/14 10:37 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners has set Tuesday, November 25th, as the date for its annual "Truth in Taxation" public hearing.

Rollingstone Street Work


09/02/14 10:36 AM
Residents of Rollingstone are being asked to keep vehicles off city streets this week and next week. That's because the city streets will be chip sealed this week and then they will be swept early next week.

Winona Diocese 125th


09/02/14 10:35 AM
The Catholic Diocese of Winona is getting ready to celebrate its 125th anniversary.   The Diocese will hold special events in Mankato September 12th and 13th.

Fugative Arrest--Ahlers


09/02/14 10:35 AM
A man who has led authorities on a man hunt for months is  behind bars in Austin after being captured by a bounty hunter in California.

Dairy Prices


09/02/14 10:34 AM
Wisconsin dairy farmers should see average milk checks rise above $24 per hundredweight for August.The U.S. Department of Agriculture said preliminary data showed sales of average milk test quality rising to $24.10 per 100 pounds.

Truck Crash


09/02/14 10:33 AM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says an Alma man was injured when the bulk milk truck he was driving overturned early Monday.

Masonic Building Report


09/02/14 10:32 AM
Winona City Councilmembers will have an opportunity to review a report that could determine the future of the Masonic Temple building.         

County Board


09/02/14 10:31 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners has a light  agenda for first meeting of September. Following the regular meeting the board will hold a working session. The meeting will be at 9:00 a.m.  at the county government center.

Sand Mining Report


09/02/14 10:08 AM
A joint Trempealau County Committee will present the findings of its 12-month sand mining study to the public on Wednesday September 10th.

MAMM Unveiling Masterpieces


09/02/14 10:07 AM
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona will host its largest unveiling event in the history of the museum on Sunday, September 7th.

Habitat Fundraiser


09/02/14 10:06 AM
Habitat for Humanity Winona - Fillmore Counties hosts its annual golf fundraiser on Monday, September 22nd, at Cedar Valley Golf Course.                    

Ted Foss Law


09/02/14 09:55 AM
Authorities across Minnesota will step up enforcement of Minnesota's "move over" law last weekend. Sunday 8/31 marks the 14th anniversary of the death of Trooper Ted Foss of Winona.

City Council


09/02/14 09:53 AM
The Winona City Council on Tuesday will be asked to approve a preliminary 2015 budget and property tax levy. The 46-million dollar balanced budget calls for a 3-point-9 percent increase in the property tax levy when compared to the 2014 levy.

Land Records Committee


09/02/14 09:52 AM
Winona Mayor Mark Peterson will update the Winona County Land Records Committee on a number of City projects at the September meeting coming up on Friday, September 5th.

Pelowski Appointment


09/02/14 09:51 AM
State Representative Gene Pelowski of Winona has received an appointment to a University of Minnesota committee. Pelowski has been appointed to serve on the University's Regent Candidate Advisory Council.

Real Estate Sales


09/02/14 09:50 AM
August real estate sales were the highest in five years for that month. Winona County Recorder Bob Bambenek says preliminary figures indicate 91 sales were recorded at the County Recorder's Office.

Injury Crash


09/02/14 09:49 AM
Two Winona residents were injured in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 61 south of Winona Friday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol said the vehicle was driven southbound by 59-year-old Owen Kutchara

Bridge Construction Site


08/30/14 09:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the construction site around the Highway 43 bridge project in Winona is closed to the public.
                
 

MNsure Enrollment


08/30/14 08:58 AM
If you need assistance in enrolling in the MNsure healthcare system a certified MNsure Navigator will be in Winona County on Tuesday, September 9th, to help you out.
 

Plat Books


08/30/14 08:58 AM
2014  Winona County Plat books are now available to the public.
     
 

Duran-SE Technical


08/29/14 12:18 PM
Eight weeks into her new position as President of Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, Dr. Dorothy Duran says the transition has been going well.
               
 

Rushford School Study


08/29/14 12:17 PM
The Rushford City Council has decided to spilt the cost of a $10,000 study with the school district on the future of the Rushford-Peterson school facilities.
  
 

Walz-Manufacturing


08/29/14 12:16 PM
First District Congressman Tim Walz says manufacturing is making a comeback.

 

Sex Sting


08/29/14 12:15 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department says a 44-year-old La Crescent man was jailed Thursday in connection with a internet sex sting operation conducted by Rochester Police.

 

Drug Bust


08/29/14 12:14 PM
A traffic stop early Friday resulted in a drug bust for a 44-year-old Houston man.
                       
 

Frozen River 30-Second Film


08/28/14 04:46 PM
Two Riverway Learning Community students, fourth grader Peter Swanson, and sixth grader Ellery Kiesel, were recently honored at the 30 Seconds in Winona fundraiser for the Frozen River Film Festival.  
 

Harvest Weight Limits


08/28/14 04:43 PM
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is reminding farmers that fall harvest weight limits take effect from September 1st, through December 31st.

 

Holiday Travel


08/28/14 04:29 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to use extra caution traveling through highway work zones over the Labor Day holiday.

 

Sex Sting Bust


08/28/14 04:28 PM
Rochester police say they made 29 arrests for sex trafficking crimes as part of "Operation Aware."

 

Barge Worker Hurt


08/28/14 04:27 PM
Goodhue County authorities said an accident late Sunday afternoon on the Mississippi River in Red Wing left a barge worker badly hurt after he was crushed near Lock and Dam 3.

 

County Board


08/28/14 04:26 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners has a light agenda for first meeting of September next week.
 

SMU Volunteer Day


08/28/14 04:25 PM
Nearly 100 new students from Saint Mary's University will serve four organizations at numerous sites throughout the Winona area on Sunday, August 31st, as part of New Student Volunteer Day.



 

Chamber Awards


08/28/14 12:25 PM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the Winona area winners of the When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices.
 

Masonic Temple Report


08/28/14 12:21 PM
Mayor Mark Peterson says the message in the first draft of the Historic Structural Report on the Masonic Temple building was very positive but he is hoping the architects will address some longer term issues.
                       
 

Hockey Arena Update


08/28/14 12:19 PM
Mandated and needed upgrades to the Bud King Ice Arena could result in almost doubling the proposed 2015 property tax levy increase for Winona residents.

 

Sheriff's Department Pay


08/28/14 12:17 PM
Non-union personnel employed as communication/correction officers in the Buffalo County Sheriff's Department have received 1.25 percent pay raises.

 

Amish Dispute


08/28/14 12:13 PM
An Amish family is fighting misdemeanor charges for failing to comply with Fillmore County building codes.
 

Grumpy Pub Crawlah


08/27/14 04:53 PM
Planning is underway for one of the most anticipated signature events of SeptOberfest, The 3rd Annual Grumpy Pub Crawlah.
                            
 

Fall Gala


08/27/14 04:44 PM
The Winona Health Auxiliary is making changes to its annual fall gala. This year's event "Embracing the Cause," is set for Saturday, October 11th at Visions Event Center.
                           
 

Urgent Care Hours


08/27/14 04:44 PM
The Winona Health Urgent Care Clinic at Sarnia Square, 420 E. Sarnia Street in Winona, will be open Labor Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                          
 

Winona Bridge Traffic


08/27/14 04:31 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will keep traffic flowing on Highway 43 during the duration of the bridge project in Winona.

 

Neighborhood Crime Watch


08/27/14 04:27 PM
A reminder that a special neighborhood crime watch meeting will be held Thursday at the Legion Club on East Sarnia Street. Police continue to investigate reports of nearly 20 American Flag burnings at residences on the  west side of Winona over the last month without much luck in finding those responsible.

 

CF-C School Board


08/27/14 04:25 PM
The Cochrane-Fountain City School Board voted by majority rule to select topic issues to discuss at future board meetings or special work sessions.
  
 

Diocese Trial


08/27/14 12:25 PM
The Catholic Diocese of Winona has filed an appeal of a judge's decision earlier this month to allow a sex abuse trial to remain in Ramsey County.
                   
 

Council-Proposed Budget


08/27/14 12:24 PM
The second of two public budget review sessions by the Winona City Council was held Tuesday.
                     
 

County Board-MICA


08/27/14 12:22 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday and heard the annual update from the Minnesota Inter-County Association (MICA).
 

Masonic Temple-Council


08/27/14 12:21 PM
Winona City Councilmembers will have an opportunity to review a report that could determine the future of the Masonic Temple building next week.
 

Assault and Drug Charges


08/27/14 12:20 PM
Winona Police said a 39 year-old Winona man was cited with felony assault charges after authorities responded to a complaint and discovered a narcotics growing operation in his residence.
                      
 

Apple Harvest


08/27/14 12:18 PM
The apple picking season has started in southeastern Minnesota.
 

 

Roehl Services


08/27/14 12:16 PM
Funeral services for a former longtime president of the Merchants Bank, R. Peter Roehl, will be held Saturday, August 30th in Winona at the Fawcet-Junker Funeral Home.
 

Meet the Candidates


08/27/14 12:14 PM
Here's a chance for voters to meet the Republican candidates for state office in Minnesota.



 

Christian Crusaders


08/26/14 12:24 PM
KAGE-AM will begin airing a new program on Sunday mornings starting on September 7th.

 

Roehl Services


08/26/14 12:22 PM
Funeral services for a former longtime president of the Merchants Bank, R. Peter Roehl, will be held Saturday, August 30th, in Winona at the Fawcet-Junker Funeral Home.

 

Winona Health HealingScapes


08/26/14 12:20 PM
Winona Health will unveil the winning photos submitted in it's Healing Landscapes competition Wednesday.
                     
 

Rushford Highway Project


08/26/14 12:18 PM
Progress is being reported on the project to reconstruct Highway 43-Main Street in Rushford this week.

 

Toys for Kids


08/26/14 12:17 PM
The Hiawatha Valley Marines have decided to form a separate organization that will collect toys for distribution during Christmas time.
                 
 

Horse Found


08/26/14 12:13 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in finding the owner of a horse.
 

Stabbing-Lince


08/26/14 12:11 PM
A 41-year-old Winona woman is facing possible felony assault charges after she allegedly stabbed a man during an argument.
                     
 

Felony Buglary Charges


08/26/14 12:11 PM
A dispute between two renters has led to felony burglary charges being sought by Winona Police against one of them.


 

Neighborhood Crime Watch


08/26/14 12:02 PM
Reports of nearly 20 American Flag burnings at residences on the  west side of Winona over the last month have prompted a Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting to be held this week.

 

WMS-Orientation


08/25/14 06:20 PM
A reminder the Winona Middle School will hold orientation sessions for 5th and 6th grade students Tuesday.

 

Crop Report


08/25/14 06:11 PM
Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota's small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions.
                
 

Council-Budget


08/25/14 06:10 PM
The first of two public budget review sessions by the Winona City Council was held Monday.
 

Buffalo County Court


08/25/14 06:07 PM
39-year old Leslie A. Ellis of Mondovi had an initial appearance court hearing in Buffalo County Circuit Court re-scheduled to Sept. 24th on felony charges alleging manufacture or delivery of 3 grams or less of amphetamine and maintaining a drug trafficking place.
 

Church Comes Down


08/25/14 04:08 PM
Crews began tearing down the Cornerstone Community Church building Monday.



 

Winona Fire


08/25/14 04:07 PM
The local Red Cross chapter says its volunteers assisted a woman after a fire in her home in Winona over the weekend.



 

Phone Scam


08/25/14 04:05 PM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about a phone scam involving the Internal Revenue Service.
                   
 

American Queen


08/25/14 04:04 PM
If you thought you saw a giant paddle wheeler pass by Winona over the weekend you were not seeing things.

 

Rambler Rally


08/25/14 12:16 PM
The Cotter Athletics Department' inaugural Rambler Rally is set for this Wednesday, August 27th, in the parking lot at the John Nett Recreation Center.

 

Building Permits


08/25/14 12:14 PM
The City of Winona issued 96 building permits in July representing $2,900,000 in new construction.



 

Winona Health Staff


08/25/14 12:12 PM
Dr. Bethany Corliss da Rocha, has joined the Winona Health medical staff and will provide care for patients of all ages in the Emergency Department.
 

County Board


08/25/14 12:11 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday will be asked to approve a new three-year agreement with the county's courthouse worker's union calling for a total seven percent salary increase.
 

Felony Theft-Walmart


08/25/14 12:09 PM
Police said a 40-year-old Winona man was cited with felony theft from the Walmart Store early Sunday.


 

Drug Arrest


08/25/14 12:07 PM
A 24-year-old Rochester man was jailed early Monday on felony drug charges.
                        
 

Corn Crop


08/25/14 12:05 PM
A record corn crop is predicted for Minnesota this year, but that might not lead to bigger profits for farmers.


 

Wabasha Sand Operation


08/23/14 11:11 AM
With the possibility of a lawsuit being mentioned, the Wabasha City Council Thursday reluctantly agreed to an out-of-court settlement with a local company to allow it to bring in 80 more truckloads of silica sand daily from Wisconsin, for a total of up to 120.
                 
 

Roemer Transport-Wabasha


08/23/14 11:09 AM
With the possibility of a lawsuit being mentioned, the Wabasha City Council Thursday reluctantly agreed to an out-of-court settlement with a local company to allow it to bring in 80 more truckloads of silica sand daily from Wisconsin, for a total of up to 120.
                 
The alternative, an attorney told the council, was to possibly lose a suit brought by Jim Roemer Transport LLC against the city and then there might be no limits on the number of trucks and when they could come through the city.

According to the Post-Bulletin, there are 25 conditions to the deal, inclduing.... all railroad cars will be covered and access roads must be paved, no washing or sorting of sand can be done there and no sand can be stockpiled in uncovered piles. Roemer must also pay $50,000 that the city could use to repair roads.

Roemer Transport-Wabasha


08/23/14 11:07 AM
With the possibility of a lawsuit being mentioned, the Wabasha City Council Thursday reluctantly agreed to an out-of-court settlement with a local company to allow it to bring in 80 more truckloads of silica sand daily from Wisconsin, for a total of up to 120.
                 
The alternative, an attorney told the council, was to possibly lose a suit brought by Jim Roemer Transport LLC against the city and then there might be no limits on the number of trucks and when they could come through the city.
            
According to the Post-Bulletin, there are 25 conditions to the deal, inclduing.... all railroad cars will be covered and access roads must be paved, no washing or sorting of sand can be done there and no sand can be stockpiled in uncovered piles. Roemer must also pay $50,000 that the city could use to repair roads.

Ranney Sentenced


08/23/14 10:51 AM
22-year old Dakota Ranney of Nelson was sentenced in Buffalo County Circuit Court to 18 months in state prison after her probation was revoked on burglaries and thefts committed in Nelson in 2010.
    
 

School Board-Hill


08/23/14 10:50 AM
Lora Hill, Winona Teacher of the Year and a top ten finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, addressed the Winona Area Public School Board on Thursday.
                 
 

Conservatory for the Arts-Open House


08/23/14 10:49 AM
The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will hold its winter 2014 registration open house from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 3rd, at the Valéncia Arts Center, located at 1164 West 10th Street.
                    
 

UW-L Capital Projects


08/23/14 10:48 AM
The UW-System Board of Regents approved more than $62,000,000 in capital projects on the UW-La Crosse campus during the board's meeting Friday at UW-Oshkosh.
 

WSU-Best in the Midwest


08/23/14 10:46 AM
Winona State University continues to be recognized as one of the "Best in the Midwest" in The Princeton Review's annual "2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region."
 

Chiggy Liquor Closing


08/23/14 10:45 AM
A longtime Peterson business is closing it's doors.

 

Traffic Signals Removed


08/23/14 06:37 AM
Starting next week you will have clean sailing on Highway 52 between Rochester and the Twin Cities.
 

CD Corp-EAW


08/22/14 05:03 PM
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency ruled Friday that CD Corporation of Winona is required to prepare an Environmental Assessment Worksheet before any Conditional Use Permit can be issued.   
 

AmericInn Sold


08/22/14 04:59 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has purchased the AmericInn in Winona as part of their land acquisition for the Highway 43 bridge project right-of-way.



 

Two Winona Assaults


08/22/14 12:23 PM
Winona police are investigting unrelated reports of two females being assaulted on city streets early Friday.

 

Propane Warning


08/22/14 12:21 PM
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is encouraging citizens who use propane to heat their homes to fill their fuel tanks early this season.

 

E-A-B Removal


08/22/14 12:20 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is making plans to remove and dispose of trees found in Olmsted County that are infected with the emerald ash borer.
                  
 

New Caribou Coffee


08/22/14 12:18 PM
A building permit has been issued by the City of Winona for construction of a new retail complex on the city's west side.
                     
 

Poet Laureate-Reception


08/22/14 12:16 PM
The Winona Fine Arts Commission will host a reception for Winona's new Poet Laureate one Monday, August 25th.
               
 

Schmit-Award


08/22/14 12:15 PM
State Senator Matt Schmit of Red Wing received the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities' "Legislator of Distinction for Economic Development" Award at the group's summer conference in Rochester Thursday.   
 

Drug Bust-Preston


08/22/14 12:14 PM
The Fillmore County Sheriff's Department says felony drug sales and weapons charges are pending against a Preston man and woman following the conclusion of an ongoing drug investigation.
               
 

Boat Chase Arrest


08/22/14 12:13 PM
A boater who allegedly tried to ram a water patrol boat on the Mississippi River and fought with a Winona County deputy is free on his own recognizance.

 

St. Charles Referendum


08/21/14 08:13 PM
The St. Charles City Council has approved a 2,300,000 referendum for the construction of a new building to house the city's fire department and ambulance service.


 

Bridge Traffic


08/21/14 08:11 PM
You can expect some traffic days on the Winona Highway 43 bridge next week for two days.
                       
 

DAC Fundraising Goal


08/21/14 08:10 PM
The Winona Developmental Achievement Center says it is getting closer to its goal for two new additions.
 

Sand Moratorium


08/21/14 08:09 PM
Trempealeau County's year-long moratorium on silica sand mining is set to expire at the end of this month.
 

Levee Park Workshop


08/21/14 08:08 PM
The Levee Park Steering Committee hosted a special workshop Thursday with three consultants from Madison, Wisconsin who are aiding the group in its plans for updating the park.



 

School Board


08/21/14 08:07 PM
The Winona Area Public School Board Thursday received tentative good news concerning this fall's enrollement numbers.
 

WMS-Orientation


08/21/14 12:09 PM
The Winona Middle School will hold orientation sessions for 5th and 6th grade students on Tuesday, August 26th.
                           
 

Rushford Clinic Open House


08/21/14 12:08 PM
Winona Health's Rushford Clinic will host an Open House on Wednesday celebrating its return to full-time hours Monday through Friday.

 

Candidate Debates


08/21/14 12:07 PM
Two Republican candidates running for Congress in Minnesota are challenging their Democratic opponents to a series of debates.

 

House Fire


08/21/14 12:06 PM
Winona firefighters were called to a house fire in the 850 block of East Wabasha Street Wednesday evening.
 

WNB Drive-Up


08/21/14 12:04 PM
The Winona National Bank has announced plans to construct a new drive-up facility at its downtown location.                    

 

Assault Arrest


08/21/14 12:03 PM
Police said a 21-year-old Winona man was jailed early Thursday on felony damage to property charges after authorties were called to a residence in the 250 block of West Fifth Street.
 

Man Search


08/21/14 12:01 PM
Winona County authorities conducted a lengthy search for a Rochester man Wednesday evening near the Whitewater State Park that turned out to be unsuccessful.

 

Haler-Princess Kay


08/21/14 11:59 AM
Jeni Haler, a 19-year-old college student from Norwood Young America representing Carver County, was crowned the 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds last night.

 

WMS-Orientation


08/20/14 04:48 PM
The Winona Middle School will hold orientation for 5th and 6th grade students on Wednesday, August 26th.
 

WAPS-Busing


08/20/14 04:47 PM
Families with children riding the school bus will receive information the week of August 25 regarding bus pick up and drop off locations and times, any transfers, and bus number.  
 

Minnesota Chamber


08/20/14 04:38 PM
A local man has been re-elected as secretary-treasurer of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
 

YMCA-Diabetes


08/20/14 04:36 PM
New this fall at the Winona Family YMCA is a partnership with the La Crosse YMCA on a program to educate local residents about diabetes and its prevention.              
 

EAB Olmsted County


08/20/14 04:35 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Tuesday confirmed an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation in Olmsted County near the interchange of Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 63.
 

Real Estate Sales


08/20/14 12:15 PM
2014 is being called a positive year for Winona County when it comes to real estate sales but agland sales have been down.
                  
 

Levee Park Workshop


08/20/14 12:14 PM
The Levee Park Steering Committee hosts a special workshop Thursday with a consultant who will aid the group in its plans for updating the park.

 

Wabasha County Election Recall


08/20/14 12:12 PM
There may be a recall election from the August 12th primary where one vote separated the second and third place candidates in the Wabasha County Board's second district.
                      
 

Fight Arrests


08/20/14 12:08 PM
Winona Police said two people are facing criminal charges after authorities responded to a large disturbance at Seventh and Center streets late Tuesday.

 

Wasterwater Treatment Plant


08/20/14 12:07 PM
The Fountain City Council is moving ahead with design engineering of a new wastewater treatment plant estimated to cost $7,400,000.

 

Powerline Project


08/20/14 12:05 PM
An environmental assessment estimates the cost of a proposed high-voltage power line linking Madison and La Crosse at up to $580,000,000.
 

School Board


08/19/14 04:42 PM
The Winona Area Public School Board meets Thursday and they have a light agenda.
               
 

Big Muddy Run


08/19/14 04:34 PM
The public is invited top join the 5th Annual Big Muddy Run on Saturday, October 4th at La Crosse's Myrick Park, starting at 10:45 am.
               
 

Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale


08/19/14 04:26 PM
The Winona Health Auxiliary will again host the annual Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale Wednesday and Thursday, September 3rd and 4th.
               
 

May-Master Teacher Award


08/19/14 04:12 PM
Winona State University faculty member Diane May has been named one of the nation's top legal studies educators, earning the prestigious Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher Award.

 

Inland Waterways


08/19/14 03:53 PM
An Army Corps of Engineers official says infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River watershed to allow inland waterways to better handle increased agriculture, oil and natural gas production and the effects of climate change.  
 

Lepsch Trial


08/19/14 03:52 PM
The new attorney for a Dakota man convicted of killing a father and son at a La Crosse photography store argues his client's previous lawyers failed him when jurors were selected during his trial, and is seeking a new trial.
 

Primary Results-Final


08/19/14 03:50 PM
The Minnesota State Canvassing Board has certified the final results of the August 12th primary election in the state...the last step in confirming the federal and state candidates who will appear on the November 4th general election ballot.
                 
 

Sex Offender Move


08/19/14 03:49 PM
Authorities have issued a required notification to the public that a convicted sex offender has changed his address.



 

Triple Fatal


08/19/14 03:48 PM
Trempealeau County authorities released the names of the three people who were killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning between Blair and Arcadia.

 

Lottery Winner


08/19/14 12:20 PM
A Winona man has won $300,000 in the Minnesota State Lottery.
                           
 

Winona Bridge Rehab


08/19/14 12:17 PM
While work is underway on the construction of the new Highway 43 bridge in Winona, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is already planning for the rehab of the existing bridge set to begin in two years.
 

Winona Bridge Project Delays


08/19/14 12:15 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is trying to dispell rumors that Winona is closed or experiencing significant traffic delays because of the Highway 43 bridge project.
 

Princess Kay Pageant


08/19/14 12:13 PM
A Winona County girl will be one of 12 contestants in the 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way Pageant Wednesday at the Minnesota State Fair.

 

Tree Falls On Car


08/19/14 12:12 PM
The Minnesota State Patrol said a 45-year-old woman survived when a tree fell on top of her vehicle in Stockton Monday evening.
                  
 

Cash Stolen


08/19/14 12:11 PM
The Houston County Sheriff says a $2,000 reward is being offered to anyone who has information about the theft of cash from a rural Houston County residence.

 

Crop Report


08/19/14 12:10 PM
Minnesota's crops caught some much-needed rain over the weekend in an otherwise dry week.
         
 

City Council-MC's Bar


08/18/14 07:47 PM
Following a public hearing, the Winona City Council Monday unanimously voted to fine the downtown MC's Bar $1,500 for violations of their liquor license.
 

Implements of Husbandry Rules


08/18/14 04:17 PM
Implements of Husbandry rules were changed in 2014 by the State of Wisconsin. These are the rules that govern farm implements on public roadways.

Dog Rescue


08/18/14 04:11 PM
A dog has been reunited with its owner after Austin firefighters rescued it from a house fire.
 

Triple Fatal


08/18/14 04:09 PM
Authorities are investigating a crash that killed three people in Trempealeau County of western Wisconsin.
 

Miller-Recycling Board


08/18/14 04:03 PM
The Recycling Industry Operating Standard has named Jeremy Miller of William Miller Scrap Iron & Metal Co. in Winona to its Board of Directors for a three-year term.
                      
 

Ready Set School


08/18/14 04:02 PM
The Ready Set School program in Winona County is no longer accepting applications for assistance.
                       
 

WSU Move-in Day


08/18/14 04:00 PM
Winona State University Move-In Day is Tuesday and motorists are being warned to be on the lookout for students around both the east and west WSU campuses.
                      
 

City Council Budget Review


08/18/14 03:59 PM
The Winona City Council will begin its annual review of pending budgets next week with a pair of meetings at City Hall.



 

Flag Burning 18


08/18/14 12:26 PM
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.
                   
 

Boat Chase Arrest


08/18/14 12:21 PM
A 39-year-old Stockton man was jailed Saturday evening after he led a Sheriff's Department boat on a chase on the Mississippi River.

 

DAC Fundraising Goal


08/18/14 12:20 PM
The Winona Developmental Achievement Center says it has nearly reached its fundraising goal for two new additions.

 

Fuel Driveoff


08/18/14 12:17 PM
Authorities are looking for the driver of a semi truck who filled the truck's fuel tanks with nearly 190 gallons of diesel at the Nodine Truck stop and left without paying for them.
 

Cornerstone Church Purchase


08/18/14 12:15 PM
The Cornerstone Community Church has completed its purchase of property in Goodview for its new location.


 

Goodview Days Medllion Hunt Winner


08/18/14 12:13 PM
The Goodview Medallion Hunt had a repeat winner Friday.

Flag Burning Meeting


08/14/14 07:07 PM
About 15 members of the public, media and city officials attended Thursday's special meeting at the American Legion Club to address the growing problem of flag burnings on the city's west side. (Pictures Added)
                 
 

Pesticide Collections


08/14/14 04:16 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will host a series of free waste pesticide collections in four southeastern Minnesota counties from Tuesday, August 26, through Thursday, August 28th.
                         
 

WSU Student Killed


08/14/14 04:10 PM
Winona State University student Cody Wozney passed away Wednesday.

 

County Recorder Update


08/14/14 12:20 PM
Winona County Recorder Bob Bambenek says June and July had positive numbers for commercial and residential sales in Winona County.

 

Winona Bridge Update


08/14/14 12:18 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the Highway 43 bridge project in Winona is on schedule and has reached several milestones.
  
 

Levee Park Workshop


08/14/14 12:16 PM
The Levee Park Steering Committee will host a special workshop on Thursday, August 21st, with a consultant who will aid the group in its plans for updating the park.

 

Erickson Sand Mine


08/14/14 12:15 PM
The owners of a frack sand mine in Houston County have received a second letter telling them they must have a special permit to operate because the mine is close to a trout stream.

 

Unemployment Figures


08/14/14 12:14 PM
Minnesota lost 4,200 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

 

WNB Concert Proceeds


08/13/14 03:51 PM
The Winona National Bank presented a check to Ready Set School representing the proceeds from its August 7th Evening Family Concert in Lake Park.

 

Wabasha Community Center


08/13/14 03:50 PM
The Wabasha City Council has approved the concept of constructing a new community center but wants more information about the plan before casting a formal vote.

 

DWI Patrols


08/13/14 03:49 PM
Law enforcement agencies across southeastern Minnesota will be joining forces to step up enforcement of the DWI laws starting Friday and lasting through Labor Day.
 

Flag Burning Meeting


08/13/14 03:48 PM
The public is being reminded that a special meeting will be held Thursday night to address the growing problem of flag burnings on the city's west side.
 

Man Struck by Train


08/13/14 03:47 PM
Winona Police said a 23-year-old Winona man was killed when he was struck by a train.

 

Zoning Permits


08/13/14 03:46 PM
The Buffalo County Board has repealed time limits for processing conditional use zoning permits.
  
 

Johnson Primary Win


08/13/14 03:45 PM
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson says the Republican party is uniting behind him now after his victory in Tuesday's primary election for Governor.

 

WSU-Weber


08/13/14 03:44 PM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of Kendra Weber as Director of Student and Community Engagement.
 

WSU-Theatre and Dance


08/13/14 03:43 PM
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Winona State University has been re-accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

 

State Primary Races


08/12/14 11:13 PM
Republican-endorsed candidate for governor Jeff Johnson won the GOP primary Tuesday and will face DFL Governor Mark Dayton in the fall.

 

Area Primary Races


08/12/14 11:12 PM
Tuesday's primary in Tempealeau County where Democratic incumbent Sheriff Richard Anderson faced a third challenge from Terrance Daffinson, a member of Anderson's department, was a close one.
                      
 

City Council Primary


08/12/14 11:11 PM
Incumbent George Borzyskowski, who represents the Winona City Council's 4th ward, was the top vote getter Tuesday with 459 votes or 64-percent of the votes cast.

 

Winona County Primary


08/12/14 11:10 PM
In the 3-way primary Tuesday, Marie Kovesci and incumbent Wayne Valentine will move on to the November election for the district 2 seat on the Winona County Board of Commissioners.



 

Sheriff's Race


08/12/14 11:09 PM
Current Winona County Chief Deputy Ron Ganrude and Bill Spitzer, a current Sheriff's deputy, garnered the most votes Tuesday in a primary that featured six candidates for Winona County Sheriff.
 

MnDOT Work Zone Safety


08/12/14 09:25 PM
Two Minnesota Department of Transportation vehicles have been struck by motorists in the past week, including a crash that occurred in a work zone on Monday afternoon.

 

Milling Project


08/12/14 09:24 PM
The street resurfacing project starting at Walnut Street from 2nd to 4th streets and from 5th to 7th streets in Winona will be milled Wednesday.
 

McBride Death


08/12/14 09:23 PM
Retired Trempealeau County Sheriff Darryl McBride passed away August 9th.
                     
 

Petting Zoo Illness


08/12/14 09:22 PM
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has identified at least 13 people who have developed E. coli  infections as part of an outbreak associated with Zerebko Zoo Tran traveling petting zoo.
 

HRA Levy


08/12/14 04:21 PM
The Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority had its request for a preliminary 2015 Winona County property tax levy reduced...for the third straight year.



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Rezoning Denied


08/12/14 04:19 PM
The Winona County Board, on a 4-to-1 vote, denied a petition to rezone 13 acres of land along Old Homer Road to permit the relocation of a construction firm into larger quarters.
                     
 

Recorder Shortage


08/12/14 04:17 PM
Winona County Recorder Bob Bambenek told the County Board Tuesday reductions in staff at the Government Center combined with cross-training of employees among the different departments has caused problems for his department.
 

Cotter Principal Resigns


08/12/14 12:15 PM
About two weeks before classes are scheduled to begin Cotter High School will be looking for a new principal.

  
 

Nisbit Mine Appeal


08/12/14 12:12 PM
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a full environmental impact statement on Winona County's first and only frack sand mine is not needed.
 

WSU-Green College


08/12/14 12:11 PM
Winona State University has again been recognized as one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges in the 2014 edition of "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges."
                 
 

Miller-Congress


08/11/14 05:10 PM
Republican Aaron Miller says he is campaigning hard as Tuesday's primary is the next step in what he hopes is his next, challenge, running against First District Congressman Tim Walz in November.

 

WSU-Sales Center Alliance


08/11/14 05:08 PM
Winona State University has been accepted as an associate member of the University Sales Center Alliance, joining 21 full members and 15 associate members across the country.
            
 

Goodview Days


08/11/14 05:07 PM
The annual Goodview Days festival will have its unofficial kickoff on Wednesday with the naming of the new Miss Goodview.

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Minnesota Primary


08/11/14 05:06 PM
Primary elections are being held for four different local races in Winona County Tuesday.
            
 

Lewiston Chamber-Candidates


08/11/14 05:05 PM
The Lewiston Area Chamber of Commerce will host the two candidates for Minnesota House District 28-A on Wednesday.
 

West-WAPS


08/11/14 12:03 PM
Winona's new Superintendent of Schools says he has been pleased with his transition into his new duties this summer.
                     
 

Flag Burning Meeting


08/11/14 12:01 PM
With the increasing numbers of flag burnings, mostly in Winona's west end, a meeting has been scheduled to take place on Thursday evening to address the situation and seek some help from the public.
                
 

Bicyclist Lookout


08/11/14 12:00 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists in southeastern Minnesota to be on the lookout for large numbers of bicyclists between August 14th and 17th.
                    
 

Assault-Booker


08/11/14 11:59 AM
A Winona man was jailed early Saturday after he was cited with domestic assault and felony terroristic threats.

 

Wisconsin Primary


08/11/14 11:58 AM
Candidates in a four-way Republican primary to help determine who will succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Petri and the three Democrats squaring off in the attorney general's race are making a final push for votes.
 

Barn Fire


08/11/14 11:56 AM
The Ridgeway Fire Department battled a barn fire near Witoka Friday afternoon.
                     
 

County Board


08/11/14 11:56 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday will discuss the need for an assistant county administrator when it holds its meeting at the County Government Center.
 

Merchants-Diersen


08/11/14 11:54 AM
Local Dairy Farmer John Diersen has been appointed to the Merchants Bank in Caledonia and Spring Grove Advisory Board of Directors, according to bank president Matt Schuldt.
 

School Board-Activities


08/09/14 11:08 AM
The Winona Area Public School Board Thursday received an update from new Activities Director, Casey Indra, on the eligibility, supervision and practice policies within the school district. Indra says any student involved with activities on district property will have supervision.

 

Western Tech Funding


08/09/14 11:06 AM
Western Technical College in La Crosse received $35,250 in funding from Districts Mutual Insurance (DMI) - a municipal mutual insurance company founded by the Wisconsin Technical College System.
 

Crop Management Field Day


08/09/14 11:05 AM
The 2014 UW-Extension Crop Management Field Day will be Wednesday, August 20th, at the Fran and Donna Fedie Farm starting at 1:00 pm.
 

Baldwin River Tour


08/09/14 11:02 AM
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin made stops along the Mississippi River during her August freshwater coast tour Tuesday.
 

WSU Move-In Day


08/09/14 11:00 AM
Winona State University Move-In Day will take place Tuesday, August 19th, on Main and West campuses.
                      
 

River Opens


08/08/14 04:20 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Mississippi River in the Wabasha and Winona areas has been reopened to commercial shipping after dredging activities were completed on Thursday.  

 

Rochester Chamber President


08/08/14 12:13 PM
A Sheboygen, Wisconsin, native has been chosen as the next president of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce.
                      
 

County Board


08/08/14 12:12 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners next Tuesday, August 12th, will discuss the need for an assistant county administrator when it holds its meeting at the County Government Center.
                
 

CapX2020 Funds


08/08/14 12:11 PM
The Buffalo County Board has adopted proposals to allocate $100,000 of CapX2020 funds for trout stream rehabilitation projects over the next five years.
 

Land Resources Department


08/08/14 12:10 PM
The Buffalo County Board has agreed to dissolve the county's consolidated land resources department and return zoning and land conservation functions back to separate departments.

  

Farmfest Political Forums


08/08/14 12:05 PM
Winona Radio will broadcast three political forums this weekend which took place at the annual Farmfest gathering in Redwood Falls earlier this week.

 

Slippery Hill Accident


08/08/14 12:04 PM
Authorities said one person was injured in a two-vehicle crash along Winona County Road 8 on Slippery Hill in New Hartford Township.

 

More Flag Burnings


08/08/14 12:03 PM
As Winona Police continue to investigate reports of flag burnings in Winona, the number of reports continue to rise.