Past Feature Pics

Jorstad Honored

A long-time UW-La Crosse educator has been named one of the Center for Digital Education’s Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers. Jim Jorstad, director of UW-L Information Technologies Services-Academic Technologies, received the recognition for innovative technology use and education advancement. The complete list of those honored and their profiles can be found at: Jorstad is an award-winning iReporter himself, being honored with the CNN Spirit Award in 2013. His writing and reporting has received nearly 1 million views worldwide.

SMU School Matinees

The Performance Center of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 school matinees. To reserve seats for your school, contact Adam Wiltgen, box office manager, at 507-457-1716, or email: All seats are $3 for these matinees (only available for area schools). We request no more than one chaperone per 10 students. To find more information about the artists, study guides, and links to artist websites, go to

WMS Students of the Week

The Winona Middle School Students of the Week that were selected by the Physical Education Department are 6th graders, Emma Koehler and Dylan Stanislawski. Emma Koehler was nominated by her teachers because she always gives 100% towards all activities, is polite to her classmates, and is a great team player. With her smiling face and positive attitude, Emma is a delight to have in class. Emma is the daughter of Kiel and Jenny Koehler, and has a brother Kole in 7th grade and sister Olivia in 3rd grade.

Dylan Stanislawski is a well-mannered and polite young man. He follows direction and is very respectful towards teachers and classmates. Dylan shows great sportsmanship and effort during all physical activities. Dylan’s favorite subject at school is Physical Education. He is involved in Morrie Miller football, basketball, and track. He enjoys playing catch with his brother and drawing. He likes to drive his RC car and work on it in his free time. He enjoys tubing the Root River with his dad and playing basketball and catch with his mom. Dylan is the son of Carrie Stanislawski and Craig Stanislawski. His brother Taylor is in 9th grade. Dylan wishes to also recognize his brother, Ryan, who would have been 19.