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.

Bike Rider Killed

08/10/17 11:38 AM
A 17-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in car-bicycle crash in Winona Tuesday afternoon.

Solomon's Super Soaker Fun Fest

08/10/17 11:36 AM
There is an event in Lake Park Saturday that will increase awareness of mental health issues in Winona.

WSU-Distinguished Awards

08/10/17 11:32 AM
Winona State University will host its annual Distinguished Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 21st, at the Tau Rotunda on the West Campus as part of the university's 2017 Homecoming celebration

Recycling Grants

08/10/17 11:28 AM
Grants supporting waste recycling programs in Wisconsin totaled $20 million in 2017.

Wabasha K-9

08/10/17 11:25 AM
The Wabasha County Sheriff's Department has a new K-9 officer. He is "Melee" and he has been paired with deputy Eric Rollie.

Bridge Project

08/10/17 11:24 AM
Larson Construction Company of Chippewa Falls  has been hired to do a new bridge project on Buffalo County Highway U.

Food for Thought-Cichanowski

08/10/17 11:23 AM
Mike Cichanowski was born to paddle. He grew up on the banks of the Mississippi River, where he cultivated a love for the water and an insatiable curiosity to explore it.

Mayo-Albert Lea

08/10/17 11:21 AM
A state senator from Austin is vowing to fight the Mayo Clinic Health System's decision to move most inpatient services from its Albert Lea clinic to its Austin location.

Winona Community Table

08/10/17 10:59 AM
A reminder the public is welcome to attend a Winona Community Table event next Tuesday, August 15th, at Holzinger Lodge where the topic of discussion will be healthcare.

Capital Grand Opening

08/10/17 10:57 AM
Lawmakers from the Winona area will be on hand this weekend for the official grand opening of the remodeled Minnesota state capitol building in St. Paul.

First District Candidates

08/10/17 10:51 AM
An eighth candidate is planning to run for Minnesota's First Congressional District seat being vacated by Tim Walz.

Danzinger-School Board

08/10/17 10:50 AM
Sarah Danzinger has been appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Alma School Board of Education.

Habitat Restore

08/10/17 10:48 AM
Need any used furniture, antiques or building materials, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Winona is the place to go.

Goodview Gallup

08/10/17 10:47 AM
A reminder the 38th Annual Goodview Gallup will be held on Saturday, August 19th, in conjunction with Goodview Days festival.

Utica Community/School Reunion

08/08/17 01:28 PM
Come join the fun on Sunday August 13  at the 11th annual Utica Community/School Reunion being held at the Utica School, South Center St. in Utica.

Crigler-Mission of Honor

08/08/17 11:35 AM
Winona veteran Jim Crigler plans to return to the Cape Girardeau, Missouri, next week and resume his fundraising canoe trip down the length of the Mississippi River.


08/08/17 11:34 AM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of Nathan Engstrom to the position of Campus Sustainability Director.

Great Lakes Challenge

08/08/17 11:32 AM
Motorists need to be on the lookout for a large group of bicycle riders today in Winona County.

Gypsoil Extension

08/08/17 11:31 AM
A Winona manufacturer is asking for an extension on its committment to create 20 jobs by October 31st, 2017.

Port Authority

08/08/17 11:30 AM
The Winona Port Authority will be asked this week to assist two Winona businesses seeking to occupy new facilities.

Compliance Checks

08/08/17 11:27 AM
Local authorities made several alcohol compliance checks at liquor establishments in the city of Winona and Winona County over the weekend.

Mosquito Island Closed

08/08/17 11:26 AM
The small island locally known as "Mosquito Island" will be closed to public entry until October 13, 2017.

Ready Set School Donation

08/08/17 11:16 AM
Some students in Winona County will have a better start to classes in the fall because of a Winona business.

Fur Trader's Camp

08/04/17 07:58 AM
Fur Trader’s Camp, Saturday August 5, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Ranger, Ed Lagace, will have a full campsite set up ...

Penney's Store Closed

08/04/17 07:50 AM
In case you haven't noticed it, the J-C Penney's store in Winona is closed...for good.

Fillmore County Relay for Life

08/04/17 07:29 AM
The Fillmore County Relay for Life event held last weekend brought in a large amount of money.

County Board Meeting

08/04/17 07:24 AM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners will be asked next week to provide about $200,000 for the Southeastern Minnesota HRA based in Wabasha.

C-FC School Board

08/04/17 06:56 AM
The Cochrane-Fountain City School Board has met with a consultant to talk about school board operations and procedures.

La Crescent Shooting

08/04/17 06:53 AM
Two Wisconsin men suspected of firing at Minnesota police officers during a car chase are facing felony charges.


08/04/17 06:52 AM
The Winona City Council will begin discussions on a new 10-year capital improvements plan next month.

First District Candidates

08/04/17 06:50 AM
The number of Democratic candidates who say they are running for the first district Congressional seat being vacated by Tim Walz has swelled to seven.

Art of Fine Furniture Move

08/04/17 06:49 AM
The Art of Fine Furniture-an exhibit featuring the creations of professional and hobbyist studio furniture makers from Minnesota and Wisconsin-will be on display at Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center in Rochester ...

Mayo-Albert Lea

08/04/17 06:48 AM
The debate about impending changes at the Mayo Clinic Health System's hospital in Albert Lea could soon enter the legal realm.

Rogers Selected-WSU

08/04/17 06:47 AM
Dr. Patricia Rogers, Winona State University's Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, has been selected to participate in the Association of Chief Academic Officers Digital Fellows Program.

School Bus Fines

08/04/17 06:46 AM
With the start of school not too far away here is a reminder you better stop for a school bus if it has its stop arm extended.

2017 Summer Hop Field Day

08/02/17 07:14 AM
The 2017 Summer Hop Field Day to be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 just outside of Tomah, WI.  Jim and Bob Conant, Bohica Hops Farm will host the meeting, which will begin at 10:00 am.

McNeilus Explosion

08/01/17 11:51 AM
The cause of an explosion at the McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing plant in Dodge Center last January has been determined to have been accidental.

Transportation Funding

08/01/17 11:50 AM
Minnesota cities, counties and townships can apply for funding support for transportation infrastructure projects on local roads as part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Local Road Improvement Program.

New Bike Trail

08/01/17 11:49 AM
The Winona Area Mountain Bike Club and Dahl Automotive have announced the opening of a new trail behind the Dahl Auto Plaza.

Stockton Shooting Arrest

08/01/17 11:48 AM
Authorities said a 30-year-old Stockton man wanted in connection with a shooting in Stockton Sunday night was apprehended at his home.

Child Porn Charges

08/01/17 11:47 AM
A 31-year-old Winona man is facing multiple child pornography charges.

Dredge Plan Comments

08/01/17 11:45 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for the Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan near Wabasha.

Stockton Shooting

08/01/17 11:44 AM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 30-year-old Stockton man believed to have been involved in a shooting Sunday night in Stockton.

Officer Shooting

08/01/17 11:38 AM
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says two men were taken into custody following an officer involved shooting and a high speed chase early Monday morning near Hokah. 

Coldwell Banker Donation

08/01/17 11:37 AM
Every Child's Dream, a project sponsored by Winona's three Lions Clubs to make Winona playgrounds more accessible to children with disabilities, received a big boost from Coldwell Banker River Valley Realtors...

National Night Out Block Party

08/01/17 11:32 AM
Here's a chance to get to know your neighbors better and meet some law enforcement officers. 

Free Golf Demonstration-Merritt

08/01/17 11:31 AM
 A reminder, professional golfer Troy Merritt will give a free public demonstration Monday, August 14 at 10 a.m. at Cedar Valley Golf Course.

Pelowski-Disaster Relief

08/01/17 11:24 AM
State Representative Gene Pelowski is touting the establishment of state's disaster contingency account in the wake of heavy rains and flooding in several counties, including Winona County this summer.

BK 5K Expanding

08/01/17 11:21 AM
The BK 5K Youth Fund in Winona is expanding its reach starting in 2008.

BBBS-Taste of Winona

07/31/17 08:41 AM
Big Brothers Big Sisters has a big event coming up. The annual "Taste of Winona" will be taking place on Thursday, August 3rd, at Signature's Restaurant in Winona from 5-to-8 p.m.

Arcadia Flooding Damage

07/31/17 08:40 AM
Arcadia officials are seeking 15 million dollars from the state of Wisconsin to help mitigate future flood damage.

Winona Street Projects

07/31/17 08:39 AM
You may run into some traffic problems starting on Monday when driving in Winona because of some street improvement projects that are set to get underway.

DMC Project

07/31/17 08:38 AM
The Destination Medical Center Corporation Board of Directors in Rochester has voted to approve a 35 million dollar project in the Discovery Square sub-district under the DMC Development Plan.

Knife Assault

07/31/17 08:37 AM
A 32-year-old Winona man has been charged with felony second degree assault with a dangerous weapon in connection with an incident at an east end business earlier this month.

Olympic-style Ski Jump

07/27/17 02:07 PM
It's hoped excavation work on a new Olympic-style ski jump near Frontenac will begin this fall.

Suspicious Vehicle & Person Alert

07/27/17 02:05 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for a suspicious vehicle.

Bridge Project Update

07/27/17 01:59 PM
The project to rehab the old Highway 43 interstate bridge in Winona is right on schedule of a completion in 2019.

Arts in the Hall

07/27/17 01:57 PM
Some tickets remain for the second performance of the critically acclaimed classic play "12 Angry Jurors" at City Hall Friday night.

Buffer Zone

07/27/17 01:54 PM
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has two additional resources for landowners working to comply with the state's buffer law.

Top College Cities

07/26/17 10:31 AM
Rochester, Minnesota is ranked as one of the top college cities in America.

Dredge Lawsuit

07/26/17 10:30 AM
Buffalo County may join with Wabasha County and other units of local government upset with a proposed Army Corps of Engineers long-range plan for depositing dredged sand on properties bordering the Mississippi River.

WAPS Referendum

07/26/17 10:28 AM
The Winona Area Public School Board will hold a series of public information meetings over the next several weeks as it prepares to bring an 81.8 million dollar bond referendum before district voters.

WVS National Award

07/26/17 10:26 AM
Winona Volunteer Services has received a national award as a Service Enterprise Organization.

County Disaster Assistance

07/26/17 10:25 AM
Governor Mark Dayton has authorized nearly $108,000 in state disaster assistance for Winona County in the wake of strong storms and a tornado last month.

Sheriff Search

07/26/17 10:23 AM
The Sheriff's department is searching for a driver who eluded deputies in Stockton after failing to stop.

SMU Volleyball Honor

07/26/17 09:52 AM
The start of the 2017 season is just over a month away, but for the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota volleyball team, the 2016 season is still wrapping up.

Know your Neighbor

07/25/17 11:42 AM
The second of three community events this summer sponsored by the Winona Rotary Club takes place Thursday in Lake Park.

Ashley for the Arts

07/25/17 11:41 AM
Another round of big name entertainment will be featured at the annual "Ashley for the Arts" event coming up next month.

L-A High School Donation

07/25/17 11:40 AM
The Lewiston-Altura High School class of 2017 has made a donation that has helped some 210 families clear up their leftover lunch bills.


07/25/17 11:39 AM
Winona National Bank has announced that Mary Stoltman, a Private Banking Officer, is the recipient of its second quarter Community PRIDE Award.

Winona Shooting

07/25/17 11:38 AM
Winona police have identified the two people who were shot to death in Winona's east end early Monday.

Humane Society-Cruisn' for Critters

07/25/17 11:34 AM
The Winona Area Humane Society is celebrating its 25th anniversary next month and will host a special fundraising event.

Amtrak Study

07/25/17 11:30 AM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says first milestone has been reached in the study of a possible second Amtrak train to run between the Twin Cities and Chicago which would include a stop in Winona.

Trempealeau County Jail

07/25/17 11:29 AM
The Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors has decided to delay further discussions on the future of the Trempealeau County jail until next month.

Winona Health Award

07/25/17 11:27 AM
Winona Health has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

Amish in Court

07/24/17 10:07 AM
Fourteen Amish families from Fillmore County have been ordered to install septic systems in their homes, and stop getting rid of water and sewage on ground surfaces.

Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal

07/24/17 10:04 AM
NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Junior says he pleased with his relationship with Winona's Fastenal company and the success he has had this season.

Abramson Properties

07/24/17 10:02 AM
The Winona City Planning Commission holds a recessed public hearing today on a request for a conditional use permit for the development of the vacant properties at 54 and 56 East Third Street downtown.

Dayton Vet-Davids

07/24/17 10:00 AM
A Ramsey County district judge ruled in favor of the Minnesota Legislature stating that Governor Dayton's line item veto "zeroing out" legislative funding violated the Separation of Powers clause in the Minnesota Constitution.

Swipe out Hunger

07/24/17 09:58 AM
Merchants Bank will be donating to area food shelves five cents each time a Merchants Bank credit card or debit card is used between August 1-8, up to a total of $10,000, during "Swipe Out Hunger," the Bank's fifth annual Facebook Giveaway.

YMCA Ground Breaking

07/24/17 09:57 AM
The Winona Family YMCA has announced a projected ground breaking date for the construction of its new facility.

Wheelage Tax

07/20/17 01:50 PM
Fillmore County may be the next county to establish a wheelage tax in order to raise funds for road and bridge repairs.

County Board Meeting

07/20/17 01:49 PM
The Winona County Board of Commission's next Tuesday will get a mid-year update from the County Recorder's Office.

County Board Tour

07/20/17 01:48 PM
The Winona County Historical Society is offering a chance to learn more about some of the historical places in the county next month.

Storm Damage-St. Charles

07/20/17 01:47 PM
Some major damage from Wednesday's thunderstorm reported in the city of St. Charles.

Fleet Farm Expansion

07/20/17 01:46 PM
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced it is providing Mills Fleet Farm with a 1.5 million dollar loan to support the company's expansion in Chippewa Falls-a project expected to create 325 jobs.

Storm Damage

07/20/17 01:43 PM
Heavy rains and winds that moved through the Winona area during separate storms Wednesday afternoon and early today kept local authorities busy with investigations and cleanup.

Vacant Home Burglaries

07/20/17 01:42 PM
Someone has been breaking into vacant homes in Winona that are up for sale.

Arcadia Evacuation

07/20/17 01:41 PM
Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia where heavy rain has sent Turton Creek over its banks.

Storm Flooding

07/20/17 01:39 PM
Heavy rain is flooding roads and causing mudslides in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Roads Closed

07/20/17 01:37 PM
Due to widespread flooding Thursday morning, law enforcement reports the following road closures in our area:

TREMPEALEAU COUNTY - Arcadia School District summer school cancelled due to flooding - All roads into Arcadia closed - US 53 between Blair Road...

Peak Energy Alert-MiEnergy

07/20/17 01:34 PM
MiEnergy Cooperative is issuing a peak energy alert for a second consecutive day to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market. MiEnergy asks members to help by reducing their electric use.

Stolen Car

07/19/17 08:01 AM
A 24-year-old Arcadia man is facing criminal charges after the car he was driving crashed along Highway 93 in the Town of Arcadia and he fled on foot.

Highway 14 Partnership

07/19/17 08:00 AM
The push to upgrade a major thoroughfare in southern Minnesota continues, with members of the Highway 14 Partnership meeting in Owatonna last week to discuss the legislature's actions and chart a course forward.

Super Bowl Volunteers

07/19/17 07:55 AM
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee is looking for volunteers to help out when the 2018 big game comes to Minneapolis next February.

Tree and Garden Tour

07/19/17 07:53 AM
The Winona State University Landscape Arboretum and the Great River Shakespeare Festival will host a Tree and Garden Tour at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday, July 22, at the WSU Gazebo.

Lynx Coach-WSU

07/19/17 07:50 AM
The Winona State University Lyceum Series 2017-18 will host Minnesota Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the WSU campus.

WSU Emails Out

07/19/17 07:47 AM
Winona State University says starting at noon Friday, July 21st, WSU email services will be unavailable until 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 24th.

Wheelage Tax

07/19/17 07:45 AM
Residents in Wabasha County will see a wheelage tax double starting January 1st, 2018.

Super Soaker Fun Fest

07/18/17 12:00 PM
Solomon's Song is hosting the 2nd annual Super Soaker Fun Fest Saturday, August 12th at 10:00 a.m.

Phoney Money

07/18/17 11:59 AM
More phony money is turning up in Winona.

Ready Set School Donation

07/18/17 11:58 AM
Ready Set School has received a donation from the St. Charles Lions club.

Officer Resigns

07/18/17 11:57 AM
A Fountain City police officer hired in December has resigned to take a new cop job elsewhere.

K-9 Donations

07/18/17 11:56 AM
The Winona Police Department is seeking donations for the purchase a training of a new K-9 officer.


07/18/17 11:05 AM
The Minnesota Vikings have announced that this will be the final Vikings Training Camp in Mankato this summer.

Soil Health Field Day

07/17/17 11:55 AM
The Land Stewardship Project will host a soil health field day on Wednesday, July 26th from 10 a.m. to noon with registration starting at 9:30 a. m.

Sand Mine Lawsuit

07/17/17 11:53 AM
An attorney for several landowners in the Blair and Whitehall area says he will file a lawsuit against a frack sand mining company shortly after August 1st is no response if received from the company by then.

Minnesota State College Southeast-Golf

07/17/17 11:52 AM
The Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation is hosting the 9th annual Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament on Monday, August 7th at the Bridges in Winona.

Hazard Mitigation

07/17/17 11:51 AM
Winona County Emergency Management is working with the University of Minnesota-Duluth to prepare an update of the County's 2012 "Multi Hazard Mitigation Plan."

Fatal Crash

07/17/17 11:49 AM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a 25-year-old man from Canada was killed in a one-vehicle crash Saturday in Olmsted County.

YMCA-New Partners

07/17/17 11:47 AM
The Winona Family YMCA has announced that it has two new partners in its efforts to construct a new facility near the Winona hospital.


07/14/17 01:15 PM
Winona National Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary Polus to Vice President and Operations/IT Manager.

Wisconsin Apples

07/14/17 01:14 PM
Wisconsin apple growers picked 41 million pounds in 2016, a 20 percent gain, according to government agricultural statistics released in June.

St. Mary's-Pray

07/14/17 01:12 PM
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has appointed an alumnus of its Philanthropy and Development program-Cheryl Pray-as its executive director.

Wisconsin Deer

07/14/17 01:11 PM
An estimated 1.34 million deer were left in Wisconsin after the 2016 hunting season, up 14 percent statewide, according to the Wisconsin DNR.

WAPS-Secondary Administrators

07/14/17 01:08 PM
Winona Area Public Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of two new secondary administrators for the 2017-2018 school year.

BK 5K Fund

07/14/17 11:14 AM
The BK 5K Youth Fund has wrapped up another successful funding cycle, providing nearly $200,000 of financial support to several Winona youth programs in 2017.


07/13/17 11:18 AM
Winona State University has appointed Ronald Strege as Director of the Warrior Success Center, effective July 17.

Peak Energy Alert-MiEnergy

07/12/17 12:58 PM
MiEnergy Cooperative is issuing a peak energy alert to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market. MiEnergy asks members to help by reducing their electric use.

Habitat For Humanity Fundraiser

07/12/17 10:58 AM
It’s true what they say - people of Winona and Fillmore counties love Habitat for Humanity.

WSU Grob

07/12/17 10:53 AM
Former Winona State Baseball Coach Gary Grob has been elected to the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.

Healthy Kids Club

07/11/17 10:26 AM
Winona Health Healthy Kids and The Bridges have teamed up for a special event on Tuesday, August 1: VIP & Me Golf.

Minnesota State College Southeast-Golf

07/11/17 10:24 AM
The Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation is hosting the 9th annual Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament on Monday, August 7, 2017 at The Bridges in Winona.

Pelowski-Capital Restoration

07/10/17 11:43 AM
Representive Gene Pelowski Jr. will be hosting a multimedia presentation on the restoration of the Minnesota State Capitol.

Winona County Jail Future

07/07/17 01:07 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners will hold a working session next Tuesday (July 12th) to continue discussions on the future of the aging Winona County jail.

Duck Population

07/07/17 01:06 PM
Duck hunters take note. A spring waterfowl survey in Wisconsin showed a 23 percent increase in the state's breeding duck population.

Abranson Properties

07/07/17 01:05 PM
The Winona Heritage Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 12th, at 4:00 p.m. on a proposal to develop new apartments in downtown Winona.

Drug Raid

07/07/17 01:04 PM
Authorities conducted a raid on a residence along County Road 25 south of Lewiston on Thursday and turned up marijuana.

Fire Starter Arrested

07/07/17 01:00 PM
A juvenile female police say started a fire in a home following a disagreement was arrested Thursday evening.


Phony Money

07/07/17 12:58 PM
More phony money has been turning up in Winona.

Clearing House Scam

07/07/17 12:57 PM
Authorities are warning residents to be aware of a scam that one family experienced recently involving the Publisher's Clearing House.

Century Farms

07/07/17 12:56 PM
Three Winona County Farms will be recognized as 2017 Century Farms at the Winona County Fair next week.

Alma School Board

07/07/17 12:55 PM
Two candidates are seeking an appointment to a vacancy on the Alma School Board.

Hidden in Plain Sight

07/06/17 02:05 PM
The Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention is hosting a free exhibit titled, "Hidden in Plain Sight."

Fatal Crash

07/06/17 01:58 PM
The Minnesota State Patrol said a 48-year-old Red Wing man was killed in a crash between a motorcycle and a car on the Fourth of July.

Highway Delays

07/06/17 01:55 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists will encounter traffic delays beginning this Monday, July 10th, on several highways in the Winona area.

Minnesota State College-Eichten

07/06/17 01:52 PM
Minnesota State College has announced a new associate dean of enrollment and student services.

St. Mary's Cemetery

07/06/17 01:47 PM
St. Mary's Cemetery in Winona says it has been experiencing an increase in non-compliance with the decoration policy this season and would like to remind visitors of what is, and what is not, allowed.

K9 Competition

07/06/17 01:30 PM
Deputy Adam Carlson and K9 Cleo attended their yearly United States Police Canine Association Region 12 certification in Fargo North Dakota in mid-June.

Free Concert Tonight

07/06/17 01:29 PM
Residents of the area are invited to a free concert in Lake Park tonight.

Crop Report

07/06/17 01:27 PM
Wisconsin farmers planted an estimated 4 million acres of corn this growing season and set a record with over 2.1 million acres planted in soybean.

C-FC Superintendent

07/06/17 01:26 PM
Public school administrative philosophy highlighted a special session of the Cochrane-Fountain City School Board where talks focused on early preparation for hiring a new superintendent in 2019.

County Roads Closed

07/06/17 01:24 PM
Culvert replacements on Winona County Road 18 will begin today and will continue for approximately three weeks, depending on the weather.

New Alma Chief

07/06/17 01:20 PM
A Pepin County deputy sheriff was offered a fulltime chief-of-police job in Alma.

Winona Street Closings

07/05/17 01:14 PM
The City of Winona says Hamilton Street between Second and Fourth Streets is closed this week for the beginning of a reconstruction project.  

ISO-City of Winona

07/05/17 01:13 PM
The City of Winona has joined the City of Saint Paul as the first Minnesota communities to earn a "Class 2" Public Protection Classification rating from the Insurance Services Office.

Rural Number System

07/05/17 01:11 PM
The Buffalo County Finance Committee stopped short of recommending a complete redo of the county's rural addressing system.

Highway 71 Opens

07/05/17 01:10 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says a 7-mile gravel stretch of Highway 74 north of Elba from Beaver to Weaver has re-opened after a one-day closure because of water over the roadway.

A & W - Scam Artist

07/05/17 12:57 PM
An A & W restaurant employee in Winona is out $350 in what police describe as an unusual scam.

Millville Manhunt

07/05/17 12:55 PM
Wabasha County authorities says a five-hour manhunt in the woods near Millville ended with Sheriff's deputies arresting wanted fugitive Brent Espenson.

Open Your Heart to the Hungry

06/29/17 02:04 PM
 The Winona County foodshelves are seeking donations during the month of July in a special promotion. 

Community Outreach

06/29/17 02:00 PM
The Winona police department is proposing to add two officers dedicated to community-outreach policing. 

Flood Warning-Whitewater River

06/29/17 01:59 PM
 The Flood Warning continues for the Middle Fork Whitewater River near Whitewater Park. * until further notice.

Tornado Activity

06/29/17 01:58 PM
The National Weather Service says several clusters of thunderstorms erupted during the afternoon hours of Wednesday producing heavy rain, wind damage, funnel clouds, and a small tornado or two.

Kyle Petty Charity Ride

06/29/17 01:54 PM
Former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty says Winona's WinCraft company has played a significant role in the success of Petty's Annual Charity Ride Across America. 

Sunday Liquor Sales

06/29/17 01:52 PM
A reminder starting his coming Sunday, July 2nd, you will be able to purchase liquor in Minnesota.

Bridge Cost Savings

06/29/17 01:49 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it has saved 17.4 million dollars in the Highway 43 bridge project in Winona using a new method of procurement contracts. 

Kellogg-Replacement Bridge

06/29/17 01:48 PM
Motorists using Highway 42 between Kellogg and Plainview will see a detour starting July 10th as a bridge repair project gets underway. 

W-K Budget Cuts

06/29/17 01:46 PM
The Wabasha-Kellogg School District is looking at about $300,000 in budget cuts for the 2017-18 school year. 

43 Bridge Project

06/29/17 01:43 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has awarded the contract for the final phase of the highway 43 bridge project in Winona to the construction firm that has been doing the majority of the work.

Family Night on the Farm

06/29/17 01:42 PM
A large crowd was on hand Tuesday night for the 42nd Annual Family Night on the Farm.

Dog Park Opens

06/27/17 03:21 PM
Winona Park Recreation Department announces the grand opening of the long awaited Prairie Island Dog Park.

New Alma Police Chief

06/27/17 03:19 PM
Three current officers who applied for the chief of police job in Alma were picked for interviewing by the city council. 

Castle Realty Opening

06/27/17 03:19 PM
Castle Realty Winona, LLC will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, June 29th from 3:00 - 6:00 PM at their new office, located at 72 E 3rd Street. 


Legacy Grants

06/27/17 03:15 PM
Two Winona organizations are among the 50 recipients of Cultural Heritage Small Grants from the Minnesota Historical Society. 

Body Found

06/27/17 03:13 PM
Trempealeau Village police report a body was pulled from the Mississippi river Monday near the Trempealeau boat landing.

Winona Friendship Center

06/27/17 03:10 PM
The Winona Friendship Center has a unique program that is gaining some nationwide attention. 

Fatal Accident

06/26/17 01:30 PM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a fatal crash occurred on Highway 61 in Winona on Sunday. 

Channel One Regional Food Bank

06/26/17 01:27 PM
The Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester has received a major gift in its efforts to fight hunger in southeastern Minnesota. 

County Board-Wilms

06/26/17 01:25 PM
The Winona County Board will begin a search for a new County Community Services Director.  

Dregde Sand Dump

06/26/17 01:23 PM
The U-S Army Corps of Engineers has extended its timeframe for taking public comments on a proposed plan for depositing dredged sand on lands in Buffalo and Wabasha counties. 

Lions Donations

06/26/17 01:10 PM
The Winona Sunset Lions presented a check to Habitat for Humanity, for participation in their annual fish fry in the amount of $500. 

Red Wing Escape

06/26/17 01:09 PM
Red Wing Police are continuing their search for a man who escaped from the Emergency Room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing on Sunday.


06/26/17 01:08 PM
One time Winona State University golfer Troy Merritt took home $175,800 over the weekend finishing in eighth place in the Travelors professional tournament on the PGA tour. 

Structure Repairs

06/26/17 01:06 PM
Land conservation structure repairs, spring field erosion and manure storage ordinance regulations were addressed at a recent meeting of the Buffalo County Land Conservation & Resource Management Committee. 

Invasive Plants

06/26/17 01:05 PM
A work crew is spending a week on a Mississippi River island to eradicate invasive plants and poison ivy as part of a state and federal effort to clean up beaches along the waterway. 

Steamboat Visits

06/26/17 12:59 PM
The City of Winona will be visited by two different large steamboats this coming summer docking at Levee Park for a brief stay.


06/26/17 12:53 PM
The Winona Family YMCA and Habitat for Humanity of Winona and Fillmore County announce a partnership offering free access to YMCA membership and programs to local Habitat partner families

Complete Streets Policy

06/23/17 02:34 PM
The City of Winona will hold a community workshop this week to gather input for a Complete Streets Policy and Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan.  

Emil's Otters

06/23/17 02:23 PM
The public gets a chance to learn about Emil's Otters during a special program at the Winona County History Center Tuesday night.

First Responder

06/23/17 02:22 PM
Sheriff's officials say first responders who were on their way to a medical situation escaped injury when their vehicle crashed with a second vehicle early Friday. 

Miss Lewiston

06/23/17 02:17 PM
A new Miss Lewiston was crowned Thursday night at Lewiston-Altura High School. 

Winona Arts Camp

06/23/17 02:16 PM
Thanks to a donation by the Slaggie Family Foundation, the Winona Arts Camp--a collaboration between Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts and the Minnesota Marine Art Museum--is back this summer.

New Fair Building

06/23/17 02:14 PM
A grand opening is planned for next month for the new Winona County Heritage Museum located on the county fairgrounds in St. Charles.

Abramson Properties

06/23/17 02:12 PM
The Winona City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday on a request for a conditional use permit for the development of the vacant properties at 54 and 56 East Third Street downtown. 

Fine Furniture

06/23/17 02:10 PM
The Winona County Historical Society's summer exhibit that has become a widely popular annual attraction returns for its 5th season. 


06/23/17 02:08 PM
Winona State University has announced the appointment of Linda Kingston to the position of Assistant Vice President of Adult and Continuing Education, effective July 15th. 

Lottery Winner

06/23/17 02:01 PM
An Elgin man is a big winner in the Minnesota State Lottery. 

Petty Charity Ride

06/23/17 01:59 PM
The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, one of the most successful and popular charity rides in the country, which made a stop in Winona last month, has announced its 23rd anniversary Ride raised $1.3 million...

Poison Hemlock

06/23/17 01:58 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning residents of southeastern Minnesota about the dangers of poison hemlock, a toxic member of the carrot family. 

Semi Fire

06/23/17 01:56 PM
Four fire departments were called to the scene of a fire Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 90 that saw traffic backed up for a time. 

Tuition Hikes-WSU

06/23/17 01:55 PM
Students at both Winona StateUniversity and Minnesota State College Southeast will be paying more for tuition this fall. 

Sand Hauling

06/23/17 01:48 PM
The Fountain City Council decided to move ahead with drafting a proposed ordinance to charge fees for heavy trucks using a city street to haul sand from a U-S Corps of Engineers offshore stockpile site.

Child Neglect Charges

06/21/17 11:20 AM
A 28-year-old Winona woman is facing child neglect charges after police twice discovered three young children unattended outside a home.

WSU Burglary

06/21/17 11:19 AM
Three men have been cited with felony burglary in connection with a break-in at a Winona State University building undergoing renovation. 

Sex Offender Registry

06/21/17 11:18 AM
The U-S Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program and theTrempealeau County Sheriff's Department, conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders on May 31st. 

Seminary Project

06/21/17 11:17 AM
Work on the first phase of a three-phase project to renovate and expand the Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Winona is nearing completion.

Community Workshop

06/21/17 11:16 AM
The City of Winona will hold a pop-up event and community workshop next week to gather input for a Complete Streets Policy and Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan.   

Family Night on the Farm

06/20/17 02:35 PM
A reminder, tickets are available for the 42nd Annual Family Night on the Farm sponsored by the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce.  

Know your Neighbor

06/20/17 02:34 PM
Here's a chance to get to know your neighbors a little better. 


06/20/17 02:33 PM
The Winona area Humane Society will benefit from a donation made by the Winona Steamboat Days Committee. 

Frack Sand Plant

06/20/17 02:31 PM
An environmental group is challenging the state Department of Natural Resources' decision to issue a wetland permit for a western Wisconsin frack sand plant to be located near Tomah. 

Ashley Expansiom

06/20/17 02:30 PM
Ashley Furniture in Arcadia has broken ground on a new distribution center that executives say will help it compete with online retailers. 

Hoff-Charlie the Dog

06/20/17 02:29 PM
Hoff Funeral and Cremation Services in Winona has a new employee who can bring comfort to people and families in their time of crisis. 

GreenStep City

06/20/17 02:28 PM
The City of Winona has been recognized at the League of Minnesota Cities Annual conference for joining the GreenStep Cities program earlier this year.

Hidden in Plain Sight

06/20/17 02:27 PM
The Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention is hosting a free exhibit titled, "Hidden in Plain Sight."  

SMU Sports Hall Of Fame

06/19/17 03:36 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 Cardinal 'M' Club Weekend Friday-Sunday, Sept. 8-10.

License Center Closed

06/19/17 03:34 PM
The Winona County License Center and Vital Statistics office will be closed to the public on Wednesday, July 5th and Thursday, July 6th. 

UW-Extension Field Day

06/15/17 01:36 PM
The UW Extension will be holding the annual summer agronomy field day on June 28th at the Bragger Family Farm Plot Location, Intersection of Cooke Valley Road, Theisen Ridge Road and Schneider Road, Buffalo County, WI.   


06/15/17 01:36 PM
Each year during summer Reunion Weekend festivities, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota honors outstanding alumni. 

Vogel Plea

06/15/17 01:35 PM
A Winona man has pleaded not guilty to child sex charges in Buffalo County where he's accused of exploiting and enticing a girl under the age of 12 to meet up with him using social media. 

MMAM-Family Fest

06/15/17 08:45 AM
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona will be hosting the 11th annual free Family Fest, the largest family event of the year at the Museum. 

WAPS-Free Summer Meals

06/15/17 08:44 AM
Children and teens in our community can eat for free this summer! 

Historical Society-Art of Fine Furniture

06/15/17 08:42 AM
The Winona County Historical Society's summer exhibit that has become a widely popular annual attraction returns for its 5th season.

1st Brigade Band-SBD

06/15/17 08:41 AM
The 1st Brigade Band will perform Sunday, June 18 at 11am on Broadway in front of Sinclair Park and in the 70th Annual Winona Steamboat Days Parade

Steamboat Days Grande Parade

06/13/17 05:15 PM
Get you spot early Sunday morning for the Winona Steamboat Days Grande Parade. The Parade starts at 12:01pm. There are pre-parade activities at Sinclair Park.

MiEnergy Peak Alert Today

06/13/17 02:38 PM
MiEnergy Cooperative is issuing a peak energy alert to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market. MiEnergy asks members to help by reducing their electric use. 

SBD-Wells Fargo Stagecoach

06/13/17 07:45 AM
 Wells Fargo will present a living piece of the American history- the Wells Fargo Stagecoach - with Mike Miller handling the ribbons in the 70th Annual Steamboat Days Grande Parade Sunday, June 18th...

Miller Golf Tourney

06/13/17 07:44 AM
The Ben & Adith Miller Classic will be Monday, August 14th, at Cedar Valley Golf Course. 

SBD Poster on Sale

06/13/17 07:43 AM
70th Annual Steamboat Days Commemorative posters are available for sale now at Leighton Broadcasting studios and Hyvee. 

SBD-Sports Grand Marshalls

06/13/17 07:42 AM
The Winona Steamboat Days Committee is excited to announce that the Sports Grand Marshals for the 2017 Steamboat Days Grande Parade 2016 Winona Senior High School Football Team. 

WNB-Concert in the Park

06/13/17 07:41 AM
Bob & the Beachcombers will perform at the Kids' Concert in the Park, sponsored by Winona National Bank, on Friday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.