Sheriff's Race

08/01/14 12:10 PM
Two of the six candidates running for Winona County Sheriff say they would like to see some changes in the department if elected.


Highway 61 Delays

08/01/14 12:07 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says traffic delays can be expected next week on Highway 61 north of La Crescent when a repair project gets underway.

Early Learning Scholarships

07/31/14 05:35 PM
More than 200 Rochester families have benefitted from new Early Learning Scholarships funded by Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature.


AgStar EMS Grants

07/31/14 05:30 PM
The AgStar Fund for Rural America is now accepting applications for their Emergency Response (EMS) Equipment Grant Program.


Lewiston Fight

07/31/14 05:20 PM
Additional criminal charges may be coming soon in connection with the incident in Lewiston on July 23rd that left one man in the hospital and another in jail.

Live at the Levee

08/01/14 04:56 PM
Live at the Levee is busy Saturday from noon to 11:00 pm at Levee Park, downtown Winona, celebrating the closure of the Great River Shakespeare Festival.

Walz Challenge

08/01/14 04:50 PM
Tim Walz for Congress Friday challenged both the Republican candidates in the 1st District Congressional race to debate at August 6th at Farmfest and to agree to a debate in Rochester hosted by KAAL and the League of Women Voters that's to be scheduled.

Absentee Voting

08/01/14 04:39 PM
The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State reports that 18,581 absentee ballots have been distributed to voters to-date for the August 12th Primary Election.

School Board

08/01/14 04:37 PM
The Winona Area Public School Board next week will learn about a new position being sought by new Superintendent Stephen West.

Rushford Clinic Open House

08/01/14 04:33 PM
Winona Health's Rushford Clinic will host an Open House on Wednesday, August 20th, to celebrate several recent changes at the clinic. The Open House is from 5 to 7 p.m.
Pictured Katie Halder

New Laws

08/01/14 12:14 PM
August First has brought many new laws for Minnesotans ranging from the little-discussed to the hard-fought raising of the state's minimum wage to $8 an hour initially.


VA Audit

08/01/14 12:05 PM
An internal audit has found that staff at the Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Rochester "felt pressure to manipulate" appointment data to hide delays in medical care.


07/31/14 05:23 PM
Western Technical College in La Crosse is offering a Sales Management pathway program at no cost to qualified students.


07/31/14 05:22 PM
Rob Averbeck, a current Winona County  Sheriff's deputy, is one of six candidates running for the Sheriff's position.

Hazelton-City Council

07/31/14 05:21 PM
Winona native Matt Hazelton says the City of Winona should move slowly when it comes to constructing a new Winona State University baseball field in Lake Park.


Ashley for the Arts

07/31/14 05:17 PM
Ashley Furniture says the internationally known Beach Boys will be the featured attraction at this year's "Ashley for the Arts" event next week in Arcadia.


Felony Charges-Meyers

07/31/14 12:19 PM
Winona County authorities said a 35-year-old Stockton man was jailed on four initial serious felony charges Wednesday after he allegedly assaulted a 29-year-old female, threatened to kill her, and held her hostage in a Stockton residence for more than two days.

Predatory Offender

07/31/14 12:17 PM
A 72-year-old Winona man has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for failing to register his whereabouts with the authorities twice.

Flag Burning Continues

07/31/14 12:15 PM
Yet another flag burning reported in Winona.


Traffic Stop-Drugs

07/31/14 12:14 PM
A 29-year-old Winona man was cited with felony possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop at Broadway and Mankato Avenue early Thursday.

Drug Bust

07/31/14 12:12 PM
Authorities said a 25-year-old Rochester man was arrested outside a storage unit in Minnesota City Wednesday morning after authorities had discovered drugs inside the unit two days earlier.


La Crosse Lieutenant

07/31/14 12:11 PM
The former La Crosse police lieutenant accused of stealing drugs from the department's evidence room is back in jail.


Rochester Shooting

07/31/14 12:10 PM
Rochester police are looking for a suspect who shot a victim in the face during a fight.


MnSCU Contracts

07/31/14 12:09 PM
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has reached a tentative contract agreement with its university faculty union.

Prairie Island Training

07/30/14 05:31 PM
Police and emergency crews were busy Tuesday afternoon at the Prairie Island Nuclear Facility during a special training exercise.  


Pelowski-Chamber Endorsement

07/30/14 05:27 PM
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fund PAC has endorsed District 28A Representative Gene Pelowski.


City Council 4th Ward

07/30/14 05:13 PM
The three way race for the Winona City Council's 4th ward seat will be paired down to two final candidates following the August 12th primary.


Goodview Fire Truck

07/30/14 05:12 PM
The Goodview City Council will hold a special meeting next week to discuss the possibility of purchasing a new ladder truck for the Goodview Fire Department.

Frack Sand Operation Ceases

07/30/14 05:11 PM
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has ordered a Houston County frack sand mine to cease operations.


Highway Signs

07/30/14 05:09 PM
Placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is not allowed under state law, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


07/30/14 12:16 PM
Former Minnesota state lawmaker Marty Seifert says he is dominating the outstate polling for the August 12th primary election for governor among four Republicans.

Walz-VA Reaction

07/30/14 12:14 PM
First District Congressman Tim Walz says he is pleased the Senate has confirmed Robert McDonald to become the new Secretary of the U-S Department of Veterans Affairs.


Winona Bridge Project

07/30/14 12:14 PM
It may seem like work on the construction of the new Highway 43 bridge project in Winona has not yet started, but it has.

Flag Burnings

07/30/14 12:12 PM
Someone is burning American flags in Winona and police would like to find out who it is.


Barn Fire

07/30/14 12:11 PM
Authorities are continuing to investigate a fire that destroyed a barn near Lewiston Tuesday.

Minnesota Chamber

07/30/14 12:10 PM
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has named a new interim president to replace David Olson who passed away earlier this month.


Doctor Assault Charges

07/30/14 12:09 PM
An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of the majority of sexual assault charges against him has agreed to give up his medical license so that the remaining counts will be dismissed.

Fatal Accident

07/30/14 12:08 PM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a 61-year-old Lanesboro man was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Preston Tuesday.


Buffalo County Administrator

07/30/14 12:07 PM
The Buffalo County Board of Supervisors Monday approved hiring Sonya Hansen of Alma to be the new county administrative coordinator.

Rollover Accident

07/29/14 05:42 PM
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department was called to the scene of a one vehicle rollover on Monday around 8:39 p.m. near the intersection of Sjuggerud Coulee Road and Taylor Road in the Township of Pigeon.

Japan Ambassadors

07/29/14 05:30 PM
Students in the Winona Area Public Schools who will be in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade are invited to apply to be Japan Ambassadors for the 2014-2015 school year.



07/29/14 05:28 PM
Merchants Financial Group, Inc. (MFGI) reported net income of $6,948,081 for the first six months of the year.

Live at the Levee

07/29/14 05:27 PM
Live at he Levee will hold its next event August 2nd from noon to 11:00 pm at Levee Park, downtown Winona, celebrating the closure of the Great River Shakespeare Festival.


Candidates-Winona Radio

07/29/14 05:26 PM
Winona Radio this week will begin airing a series of interviews with candidates running for local office who are involved in the August 12th primary election.

Candidate Forum-Sheriff

07/29/14 05:24 PM
The Women's Resource Center and the League of Women Voters-Winona Unit, is sponsoring a forum in St. Charles for candidates running for the office of Winona County sheriff.

Minimum Wage

07/29/14 12:22 PM
Minnesota's minimum-wage rate goes to $8 an hour beginning Friday. It's the state's first wage increase in nearly a decade.

Harvest to End Hunger

07/29/14 12:21 PM
Minnesota farmers have an opportunity this fall to help solve a rising but little-known problem affecting rural communities throughout the state.


Taste of Winona

07/29/14 12:20 PM
Tickets are now available;e for the annual Taste of Winona event coming up on Saturday, August 9th, at the Winona History Center.

Officer Assaulted

07/29/14 12:19 PM
A 27-year-old Winona man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted a police officer at Winona Health.



07/29/14 12:18 PM
A 22-year-old Winona man is facing felony assault charges after he allegedly knocked a female to the floor and choked her.

Flag Burnings

07/29/14 12:16 PM
Winona authorities are looking for the person who burned two American flags.


CAPX2020 Fatal

07/29/14 12:15 PM
Authorities say one worker has died and another has been injured in a transmission line construction accident in south-central Minnesota.


Landlord Lawsuits

07/29/14 12:14 PM
The number of landlords suing the City of La Crosse over a new ordinance has grown significantly.

Mlinar Judge

07/29/14 12:13 PM
A Pierce County judge has been appointed to preside over the case of a 52-year-old rural Alma man accused of felony reckless abuse and causing great bodily harm to a child.


Teenage Burglaries

07/29/14 12:12 PM
Four teenagers have been accused of going on a burglary crime spree in Buffalo County and are facing multiple counts of breaking into businesses in the C-FC and Alma areas.

Barges Stranded

07/29/14 12:10 PM
Mississippi River workers say roughly a dozen barges and their tugboats have been grounded by sandbars in Minnesota.

Western Tech-Office Business

07/28/14 05:30 PM
Western Technical College will be hosting a New Directions luncheon next month to discuss The Department of Administration - Office of Business Development.

The Way to Wellness-Winona Health

07/28/14 05:23 PM
Representatives of 'The Way to Wellness' campaign were in Winona Monday to pay a site visit and learn more about the community and Winona Health.


Foodshare Drive

07/28/14 05:22 PM
Just a couple of days left for Winona Volunteer Services to accept cash donations through the month of July.


Winona Bridge Inspection

07/28/14 05:20 PM
Winona's Highway 43 interstate bridge passed its most recent inspection in early June.

Most Exciting-Winona

07/28/14 05:19 PM
Winona has been ranked in the top ten of the most exiting places in Minnesota by the website Movoto Real Estate Blog.


VA Compromise-Walz

07/28/14 05:18 PM
First District Congressman Tim Walz Monday announced his support for the bipartisan conference committee compromise to reform the VA and increase access to care for veterans.


Work Zone Speeding

07/28/14 12:16 PM
Getting caught speeding through a road construction work zone is about to get more costly in Minnesota.

Highway 61 Crash

07/28/14 12:15 PM
The Minnesota State Patrol says a Winona man was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 61 south of Winona Sunday evening.


GRSF Record

07/28/14 12:14 PM
With one week left to go the Great River Shakespeare Festival hopes to set a new all-time attendance record.

Minnesota Best Cities

07/28/14 12:12 PM
Some Minnesota cities are standing out when it comes to national lists of best places to do business.

Fatal Crash Charges

07/28/14 12:11 PM
A Dodge Center woman is criminally charged in a car crash that killed a passenger.

Bridge Fall

07/28/14 12:09 PM
Winona Police identified the female who fell from the interstate bridge in Winona on Friday. Authorities identified her as 37-year-old Karena Kaminer of Winona.

Bridge Fall

07/28/14 12:09 PM
Winona Police identified the female who fell from the interstate bridge in Winona on Friday. Authorities identified her as 37-year-old Karena Kaminer of Winona.

Bow Tie Record Attempt

07/28/14 12:06 PM
Hundreds of people gathered in Winona Saturday to honor the legacy of former Mayor John A. Latsch, and to try to break a world record.


Tractor Fatality

07/28/14 12:05 PM
A 73 year-old man died Friday after the tractor he was on overturned and pinned him.

Second Bridge Jumper Identified

07/26/14 10:06 AM
The Highway 43 interstate bridge in Winona was closed for a time  Friday when authorities pulled the body of 37 year old Karena Kamirer from the  Mississippi River below.

Tractor Fatality

07/26/14 07:41 AM
A 73 year-old man died Friday after the tractor he was on overturned and pinned him.


Rambler Rally

07/26/14 07:40 AM
The Cotter Athletics Department' inaugural Rambler Rally is set for Wednesday, August 27th at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the John Nett Recreation Center.

Way to Wellness-Winona Health

07/25/14 04:29 PM
Representatives of 'The Way to Wellness' campaign will be in Winona on Monday to pay a site visit and learn more about the community and Winona Health.


Frac Sand Map

07/25/14 04:28 PM
People who are curious about the frac sand industry in Wisconsin have a new tool to measure its growth: an interactive map created by the Department of Natural Resources.


ORC Fundraiser

07/25/14 04:27 PM
The Winona ORC Industries golf tournament has been termed a success.

Lottery Changes

07/25/14 04:26 PM
Some Minnesota charities have been receiving notices encouraging them to sign up with a new e-pulltab manager by the end of July First.

C-Tech Delayed

07/25/14 04:23 PM
A 6.5 million dollar education facility to be located on the Rochester Community and Technical College campus will have its opening delayed for a year.

Tiffany Bottoms Train Ride

07/25/14 04:22 PM
The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters are sponsoring a train ride through the Tiffany Bottoms Wildlife Area  in Buffalo County on Saturday, September 20th,  from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Planning Commission-Dahl

07/25/14 04:20 PM
The Winona City Planning Commission on Monday will review revised site plans for the new location of Dahl Chevrolet along Highway 61.

Wabasha Ambulance Service

07/25/14 12:27 PM
The Wabasha Ambulance Service has been able to purchase some expensive equipment thanks to a successful fund drive that was recently completed.


Eastwood Banks Sold

07/25/14 12:26 PM
The Eastwood banks in Winona and Rollingstone will soon be under a new name.

Bridge Fall

07/25/14 12:24 PM
The Highway 43 interstate bridge in Winona was closed for a time Friday when authorities pulled the dead body of a female from the Mississippi River below.

La Crosse Accident

07/25/14 12:21 PM
The Wisconsin State Patrol says there was one fatality in a multiple vehicle crash Thursday morning on I-90 near French Island.


Franklin Street Construction

07/25/14 12:20 PM
Franklin Street between Broadway and Howard will be closed starting Saturday as phase two of a three-phase project to resurface Franklin gets underway.


Gavin-Flying For a Cure

07/24/14 05:32 PM
A special benefit for 4-year old Gavin Quimby of Winona, who is fighting against Leukodystrophy, an often fatal brain disease, will be held this Saturday, at the Winona Elks Club from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Goodview Days Buttons

07/24/14 05:31 PM
Members of the Goodview Activity Group went door to door Wednesday night as they kicked off button sales for the 38th Annual Goodview Days festival.


WSU-Zeller Award

07/24/14 05:30 PM
Winona  State University Professor Brian Zeller has received a National Athletic Trainers' Association 2014 Athletic Trainer Service Award.

Heroin Overdose Drug

07/24/14 05:29 PM
Starting August First law enforcement officers and fire fighters will be authorized to use a special drug to treat heroin overdoses.

WNB Family Concert

07/24/14 05:27 PM
The Winona National Bank will host and Evening Family Concert on Thursday, August 7th, at the Lake Park Bandshell.

Army Corps-Channel

07/24/14 05:25 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to dredge in two separate areas within the Mississippi River to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel to commercial navigation.

Rushford Street Project

07/24/14 12:15 PM
Traffic entering Rushford has become a little more complicated after the Highway 43 bridge on the city's north side closed this week.


St. Charles Deer Problem

07/24/14 12:14 PM
The City of St. Charles is looking at ways to solve a deer problem.


Walz-Rail Safety

07/24/14 12:13 PM
First District Congressman Tim Walz is reacting to the U.S. Department of Transportation announcement of new proposed rules to improve safety when shipping highly flammable hazardous materials, like Bakken crude in North Dakota, via rail.

I-90 Crash

07/24/14 12:11 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 on the Wisconsin side of the river near Dresbach were reopened after a vehicle crash Thursday.


Lewiston Fight

07/24/14 12:10 PM
Authorities said a confrontation in a vacant Lewiston apartment Wednesday ended up with one man in the hospital, a second man in jail and two other men still under investigation.

Drug Bust

07/24/14 12:08 PM
Winona Police said three people were arrested Wednesday when authorities served a search warrant on a local residence.


Lewiston Fight

07/23/14 04:51 PM
A fight in Lewiston Wednesday resulted in one man being sent to the hospital and another man was arrested.

SMIF Grants

07/23/14 04:47 PM
As part of its effort to invest in economic growth within the region, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is offering $100,000 in Incentive Grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or units/agencies of local, state, or federal government.

Sweet Stroll

07/23/14 04:40 PM
Winona Mainstreet's Sweet Stroll last Thursday was a big success.

Harbor Closed

07/23/14 04:33 PM
The City of Winona reports the East End Boat Harbor will be closed from Friday, July 25th through Friday, August 8th.

Zellers Pledge

07/23/14 04:33 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Kurt Zellers announced that he has renewed his earlier pledge to never increase taxes on Minnesotans and is not committed to raise state taxes if elected governor of Minnesota in November. Zellers' running mate, Dean Simpson, has also signed the pledge.


Buffalo County-CAPX2020

07/23/14 04:32 PM
About $100,000 of CapX2020 environmental funds received by Buffalo County have been set aside for trout stream habitat restoration projects.

Brown Death-Crimestoppers

07/23/14 04:30 PM
The Winona County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help on the death of a 57-year-old Winona that occurred in Rollingstone last March 16th.

Cotter, WACS Grants

07/23/14 04:29 PM
The administrators of Cotter Schools and Winona Area Catholic Schools (WACS) announced Wednesday that Cotter Schools and WACS have received unsolicited and anonymous multi-million dollar grants for tuition assistance.

Friends of the Masonic

07/23/14 12:12 PM
A new group is being organized to help support the Winona Masonic Temple.


Foodshare Drive

07/23/14 12:10 PM
Minnesota March Foodshare distributed $500,000 in donations Tuesday to over 300 local foodshelves and the Winona County foodshelves received almost $1,400.


Road Opens

07/23/14 12:08 PM
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said a Winona County road reopened Tuesday following a semi rollover near Lewiston.


Illegal Tattos

07/23/14 12:07 PM
A 26-year-old Stockton man is facing criminal charges after he gave a tatoo to a female who was just 16 years old.


Peerless Chain Sold

07/23/14 12:06 PM
A Japanese company, KITO Americas, has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire Peerless Industrial Group from Westview Capital Partners L-P, by purchasing all of the shares of Peerless Industrial Group.

County Board

07/22/14 09:54 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday continued discussions on the hiring process for a new county administrator as well as the job description and responsibilities of the position.


Miller Ingenuity-Creation Station

07/22/14 05:17 PM
Miller Ingenuity of Winona unveiled its new "Creation Station" Tuesday during a special celebration and grand opening at its factory located at 1155 East Eighth Street.

Trout Regulations

07/22/14 05:03 PM
New trout fishing regulations that took effect July 14th expand opportunities for anglers and simplify regulations in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources.

Goodview Days Buttons

07/22/14 04:46 PM
Members of the Goodview Activity group will go door to door Wednesday night as they kick off button sales for the 38th Annual Goodview Days festival.

Co. 29 Closed

07/22/14 03:55 PM
Winona County Road 29 near I-90 is closed until further notice due to a truck roll-over and clean-up. The crash is about one mile north of the I-90 exit in Winona County.

WSU Player Dies

07/22/14 03:53 PM
Winona State University student athlete Shawn Afryl passed away Monday while working out with some of his football teammates at Maxwell Field.


City Council-Share the Road

07/21/14 07:52 PM
The Winona City Council Monday unanimously gave it's approval to establish a pedestrian safety program in the city.

La Crosse Rest Area

07/21/14 04:48 PM
Governor Scott Walker announced Monday the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will construct a new rest area along Interstate 90 near the state border in La Crosse to replace an aging facility.

Crop Report

07/21/14 04:39 PM
Minnesota farmers were able to get a lot of field work done last week, thanks to the lack of rain.

Tomah VA Summit

07/21/14 04:37 PM
The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its second annual Veteran Mental Health Summit on Wednesday, August 20th, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah.

Miller Ingenuity-Creation Station

07/21/14 04:24 PM
Miller Ingenuity of Winona Tuesday unveils its new "Creation Station" during a special celebration and grand opening at its factory located at 1155 East Eighth Street.

SE Tech Golf

07/21/14 04:09 PM
The 6th Annual Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament for Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical takes place at Cedar Valley Golf Course in Homer on August 4th. 

Bike Maps

07/21/14 04:07 PM
Bicyclists planning routes throughout the state can now use an editable, interactive online map called Cyclopath to help customize their trips. according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Masonic Open House

07/21/14 04:07 PM
An open house will be held at the Winona Masonic Lodge next Monday, July 28th, to give the public a final chance to see some of the theater's historic drops before they are placed into storage.

Latsch Week

07/21/14 04:05 PM
The Winona County Historical Society is hosting a special event this week honoring one of Winona's biggest benefactors.

KG 95.3Off Air

07/21/14 04:04 PM
KG 95.3 FM will be OFF the air today from 5-7 p.m. for special tower maintenance....thanks for your patience!

Church Abuse

07/21/14 12:12 PM
Lawyers for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis return to court Monday to ask a judge to dismiss a clergy sex abuse lawsuit that's already forced painful revelations about how top church officials handled allegations of misconduct by priests.


Winona-Way to Wellville

07/21/14 12:11 PM
Winona has been selected as one of 10 finalists in "The Way to Wellville," a national competition to find five communities to participate over five years for the greatest improvement in five measures of health.


County Board

07/21/14 12:08 PM
The Winona County Board of Commissioners Tuesday will hold a closed session to discuss a discrimination claim filed by former Winona County administrator Duane Hebert who was fired in May.

Candidate Forums

07/21/14 12:06 PM
The Winona Unit of the League of Women Voters will hold a pair of candidate forums coming up on Wednesday, July 23rd, at City Hall.

Brown Injured

07/21/14 12:05 PM
Winona High School graduate Alec Brown suffered a dislocated shoulder in an NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas Friday against Dallas.


City Council

07/19/14 03:42 PM
The Winona City Council on Monday will be asked to approve a recommendation from the city Planning Commission to establish a pedestrian safety program.


Winona Bridge Groundbreaking

07/19/14 03:41 PM
Winona's long-awaited Highway 43 bridge project is slated to get underway next week after a groundbreaking was held Friday.


Ash Borer-Caledonia

07/19/14 03:38 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed another emerald ash borer infestation in southeastern Minnesota- this time on private land near Caledonia.

DAC Groundbreaking

07/19/14 03:36 PM
The Wnona County Developmental Achievement Center held a groundbreaking ceremony this weekend while celebrating its 50th anniversary .

CD Corp-Barges

07/16/14 07:13 PM
Following the start of a public hearing Wednesday, the Winona Board of Adjustment voted to table a request by CD Corporation of Winona.  

GOP Headquarters

07/16/14 07:12 PM
Winona County Republicans have a new location for their party headquarters during this election year.


Sweet Stroll

07/16/14 07:11 PM
Winona Mainstreet businesses will be staying open late Thursday as part of the Sweet Stroll from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Deed Scam

07/16/14 07:10 PM
The Winona County Recorder's Office has been notified of a solicitation to local home owners to provide copies of recorded deeds for a fee.

Shooting Reward

07/16/14 12:19 PM
A $10,000 reward is being offered for the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the death of a Mankato man.

Salt Deliveries

07/16/14 12:18 PM
The Minnesota Department of  Transportation says winter may be some five months off but it's not too early for road salt deliveries.


Pool Party Concert-WNB

07/16/14 12:16 PM
The Winona National Bank says its pool party and concert last weekend raised $304 which was donated to the Morrie Miller Athletic Foundation.


Creation Station

07/16/14 12:14 PM
Miller Ingenuity of Winona next week will unveil its new "Creation Station" during a special celebration at its factory located at 1155 East Eighth Street.

Ax Attack

07/16/14 12:13 PM
A rural Alma man accused of striking a 16-year-old boy in the head with an ax handle is scheduled to have an initial appearance in Buffalo County Circuit Court on July 23rd.

Buffalo County Coordinator

07/16/14 12:11 PM
 An Alma woman is on track to become the new administrative coordinator of Buffalo County.

Drug Charges

07/16/14 12:09 PM
A 22-year-old Eau Claire man is facing preliminary felony drug charges after Winona police made a traffic stop just after 3:00 a.m. Wednesday at Second and Wilson Streets.


Chamber-Pedestrian Safety

07/15/14 06:06 PM
The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce's Transportation Committee has been working on pedestrian safety near Winona State University and presented their work so far to the city's Planning Commission Monday.

State Trust Fund Loans

07/15/14 05:48 PM
The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands Tuesday approved slightly more than 11.9 million dollars in State Trust Fund Loans to support six municipal projects in Wisconsin.


Miller-Campaign Funds

07/15/14 05:43 PM
The Aaron Miller For Congress Campaign in Minnesota's First Congressional District has announced that they have raised $143,000 and have $107,455 on hand in their bank account.

Oil Trains-Safety

07/15/14 05:41 PM
Two environmental groups are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to immediately ban shipments of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars, citing recent explosive accidents and the department's own findings that fiery oil train accidents pose an "imminent hazard."

Tax Increases

07/15/14 05:40 PM
Despite promises that Minnesotan's property taxes would be lowered by a state government controlled completely by Democrats, a new report confirms that they are actually rising at an accelerating pace.


Channel One-All-Star Grant

07/15/14 05:39 PM
A nonprofit based in Rochester was the biggest winner of them all on All-Star Home Run Derby night at Target Field in Minneapolis Monday night.   


Goodview Street Project

07/15/14 12:14 PM
Goodview officials hope construction can begin in early August on a project involving 63rd Avenue and 5th Street.


Council-Information Meeting

07/15/14 12:12 PM
The Winona City Council will get an update on the 2014 legislative session when it holds an information meeting next Monday, July 21st, prior to its regular meeting.

Absentee Voting

07/15/14 12:12 PM
There's been no big rush at the Winona County Auditor-Treasurer's office to cast absentee ballots for the August primary election even though voters no longer need any kind of excuse to cast absentee ballots.

Travel Scam

07/15/14 12:10 PM
Almost a year to the date from when they hit the Upper Midwest last summer, suspicious travel offers are once again landing in area mailboxes.


Hagedorn Debate Challenge

07/15/14 12:09 PM
Republican candidate for Congress in the First District, Jim Hagedorn says he has renewed his challenge to the party's endorsed candidate Aaron Miller to engage in a series of debates before the August 12th primary election.

Mayo Ranking

07/15/14 12:08 PM
The Mayo Clinic has achieved the highest honor in U.S. News and World Report's ranking of top hospitals.

Wabasha Deputy Released

07/15/14 12:07 PM
A Wabasha County sheriff's deputy struck by a suspected drunken driver has been released from the hospital.


E. coli-Outbreak

07/14/14 05:11 PM
 Minnesota health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak, with some cases traced to Applebee's restaurants.


Phone Scam

07/14/14 05:04 PM
A new phone scam may be going around the area again.


Sweet Stroll-Library

07/14/14 04:45 PM
Looking for something sweet? How about some sweet treats, music, and a door prize?
The Winona Public Library, along with thirty-eight other downtown Winona businesses, is participating in Sweet Stroll Downtown from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 17th.

Radio Club Picnic

07/14/14 04:30 PM
The Winona Amateur Radio Club will host an annual picnic on Thursday, July 17th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Michael LaCanne Memorial Park, Highway 61 in Goodview.  


SMIF-Paint the Town

07/14/14 04:22 PM
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) will be accepting applications for free paint for a community mural project.

C-D Corporation-Frack Barges

07/14/14 04:10 PM
C-D Corporation of Winona goes before the Winona Board of Adjustment Wednesday to seek permission to load more barges with frack sand.

CAPX2020 Deadline

07/14/14 04:08 PM
July 28th is the new deadline for proposals to be submitted to Trempealeau County for the use of money the county has received from the CAPX2020 powerline project.


July Food Drive

07/14/14 12:19 PM
Half way through a special July food drive and Winona Volunteer Services says only $1,500 has been collected.

Hebert-Discrimination Claim

07/14/14 12:16 PM
Former Winona County Administrator Duane Hebert says a verified discrimination claim has been filed with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights in regard to his termination in May.


School Board

07/14/14 12:15 PM
The Winona Area School Board Thursday is expected to name a new Winona High School Principal.

Candidate Forum-Sheriff

07/14/14 12:13 PM
The six candidates running for Winona County Sheriff in the August 12th, primary have been invited to appear before the Lewiston Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.


Loud Party

07/14/14 12:11 PM
Winona Police said a loud party complaint led to the arrest of two men on drug charges on Saturday night.

Assault and Drug Charges

07/14/14 12:10 PM
A 20-year-old Winona woman was jailed on assault and drug charges Sunday evening.


Juvenile Charged

07/14/14 12:09 PM
Authorities said a Dakota-area youth is in custody after he allegedly assaulted his parents last Friday during an argument.

Sand Permit

07/14/14 12:08 PM
A Black River Falls company has applied for a conditional-use permit and a variance to continue a sand dumping project on agricultural land in rural Nelson.

All-Star Bids-Gavin

07/12/14 11:25 AM
The winning bids have been received ... the two tickets to the Legends and Futures Game Sunday brought in $100 and the pair of Home Run Derby tickets bid was $260 so $360 will be donated to Gavin Quimby and his fight against Leukodystrophy. THANKS so much to our bidders and Fastenal for the tickets and idea!

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SMU-Countdown to College

07/12/14 11:20 AM
Countdown to College (C2C) students are on Saint Mary's University campus through August 2nd.


07/12/14 11:19 AM
Current and past legislative colleagues in the Minnesota House of Representatives publicly announced their support this week for Kurt Zellers and Dean Simpson, who are running for the Republican nomination to face Governor Mark Dayton this fall.

Altura State Bank-5-Star Rating

07/12/14 10:59 AM
BauerFinancial Inc., the nation's bank rating firm, commends Altura State Bank in Altura for once again receiving it's highest rating.

Tom Farren Memorial Golf Classic

07/12/14 09:57 AM
Saint Mary University's sixth annual Tom Farren Memorial Golf Classic will be held  Sunday, July 20th.


Wabasha County-Veterans Relief

07/12/14 09:56 AM
Wabasha County has been added to the counties that are now eligible for Disaster Relief Grants from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

Merchants-Community Picnic

07/12/14 09:53 AM
Merchant's Bank's Community Picnic on July 2nd was a big success. The picnic included prizes, kids games and they served over 600 brats meals.


Bike Path-Bridge

07/12/14 09:52 AM
The bicycle path on the levee under Winona’s Highway 43 bridge will be closed beginning the week of July 21st so the contractor can begin construction work to build a new bridge across the Mississippi River.

Body Indentified

07/11/14 04:47 PM
The missing person alert for a Rochester woman has been cancelled after a body pulled from Silver Lake in Rochester was determined to be hers.


Conerstone Church Property Sold

07/11/14 04:46 PM
The sale of the Cornerstone church property along Highway 61 West to Automotive Enterprises of La Crosse has been finalized.

T-R-W Offer

07/11/14 04:45 PM
A German company has made an offer to purchase T-R-W Automotive Holdings Corporation based in the United States.


All-Star Bids-Gavin

07/11/14 04:43 PM
You have the opportunity to see the Legends and Futures Game, the Home Run Derby as well as helping out a great kid! Fastenal has 2 seats available to the Legends and Futures Game this Sunday at 4 (valued at 75 dollars each) and 2 tickets to the Home Run Derby on Monday at 7. (valued at 275 dollars each) We're auctioning them off to the highest bidder, with the proceeds going to Gavin Quimby.

Ice Jet

07/11/14 12:29 PM
Venture capitalists are being invited to a special meeting later this month to get in on the ground floor on developing and marketing a new ice resurfacing technology that could set the ice arena world on fire.


Fastenal Report

07/11/14 12:27 PM
Fastenal is reporting a 12.1 percent growth in net sales during the second quarter, compared to the same time period last year, totaling 1.8 billion dollars.


Bar Fight

07/11/14 12:24 PM
Authorities said four people were arrested outside a Winona bar early Friday after a fight broke out after bar closing time.


Bodies Found

07/11/14 12:22 PM
A man sought as a witness to the suspicious deaths of two elderly people in northwest Iowa has been found in Wisconsin.


Fastenal Dividends

07/11/14 12:21 PM
Winona's The Fastenal Company reported its Board of Directors declared a dividend of 25-cents per share to be paid in cash on August 22nd, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 25th, 2014.

Riverboat Days

07/10/14 05:27 PM
The Wabasha -Kellogg Chamber has been busy planning the 36th Annual Riverboat Days coming this July 25-26.  

Lake City Superintendent

07/10/14 05:06 PM
The Lake City School Board recently voted unanimously to offer the vacant superintendent job to Erick Enger, who has spent the last 24 years in the Zumbrota-Mazeppa school district.

Zip Trains-Session

07/10/14 04:54 PM
The Minnesota Department off Transportation will host a public information session in Rochester on July 29th, on a proposal to establish a high speed passenger rail connection between Rochester and the Twin Cities.


Winona Health Breakfest

07/10/14 04:53 PM
Winona Health is inviting employers, business owners, human resources and safety professionals to its next 'Breakfast with the Experts.'

Refuge Turns 90

07/10/14 04:52 PM
The Upper Mississippi National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is inviting the public to help celebrate the Refuge's 90th anniversary coming up on Friday, July 18th.


Missing Woman

07/10/14 04:43 PM
The Rochester Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 53-year old Dawn Jeanette Ehret of Rochester. Dawn left her residence on foot on Wednesday evening, July 9th and has not been heard from since.

Winona County Fair-Thursday

07/10/14 12:20 PM
Winona County Fairgoers are being treated with a display of antique tractors dating back several decades.


DAC Anniversary

07/10/14 12:16 PM
The Wnona County Developmental Achievement Center will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on July 19th as it prepares to undergo a pair of expansion projects.