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Bursting the cultural bubble by bus: Outpost Winona exhibit features the art, artists of rural America

A piece from artist Ellie Moore's collection that will be displayed at Outpost Winona this weekend for the upcoming show, "Public Transformation." Moore collected bones from ranch lands to represent her experiences there because she felt the ranch owners were the backbone of the communities she visi

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 12:00:00

Winona Area Public Schools board readies for another round of cuts

More cuts are coming. Winona Area Public Schools is preparing to make roughly $2 million in cuts for the 2018-19 school year - part of the district's ongoing effort to improve its increasingly grim budget situation. On Tuesday, Winona school board members began talks around establishing a process an

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 01:36:00

'All roads lead home': Winona State ready to celebrate homecoming

Winona State University will host its 2017 Homecoming celebration through Sunday, Oct. 22, with the theme of "All Roads Lead Home." The grand parade will step-off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, on Huff Street from Broadway Street to Mark Street. All community members and families are invited to atten

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:08:00

Winona council looks to raise funds to restore Masonic drops

WINONA - The Winona City Council voted Tuesday to keep looking for funding to restore the 10 historic Masonic Temple drops - the scenery panels that date back more than a century - it plans to keep and keep its options open to sell the other 88 drops. To keep to the construction timeline to refurbis

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-10-17 04:15:49

Winona FFA members honored at awards night

Ten of Winona FFA's 34 Members were recognized at the chapter's Annual Parent-Member-Guest Fall Awards Night held on Oct. 10 at Winona Senior High. Members were recognized for their accomplishments during the 2017 summer program. Trinity Hugunin, daughter of Amy and Mark Hugunin of Winona, and Tyffa

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-16 17:05:00

Winona Film Society to screen 'The Pope's Toilet' on Oct. 20

The Winona Film Society will present the film, "The Pope's Toilet," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 at the Winona Arts Center, 228 E. Fifth St. This small Uruguayan town of Melo awaits a visit from Pope John Paul II. Fifty thousand people are expected to attend. Petty smuggler Beta has an idea to build a

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 02:04:00

Winona joins with solar energy company

The city of Winona will be joining a growing number of institutions and businesses in the area using solar energy. Winona's City Council voted unanimously Monday to enter into a contract with SolarStone Partners for a subscription with a yet to be built community solar garden. The negotiations have

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 00:53:00

Winona studies, debates parking

by CHRIS ROGERS John Dorsett and David Garza cruised slowly through downtown streets and parking lots in Winona last week, counting every parked car. These two parking experts for Walker Consultants have been hired by the city for its much-anticipated downtown parking study, and last week they got

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Winona Senior High School co-Winhawks of the week for Oct. 16-20

Winona Senior High students of the week for October 16-20: Senior Alexis Partington is the daughter of Brad and Kristee Partington of Winona. Alexis describes herself as determined, helpful, kind, diligent, organized, honest, humble, well-mannered, respectful and considerate. She listed anatomy and

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Tracy Rahim: WSU invites community to homecoming parade & Warrior Game Day Experience

Winona State University celebrates Homecoming this weekend with the theme of "All Roads Lead Home." We would like to invite Winona community members and families to be spectators at the annual WSU Homecoming Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Line-up begins at 9 a.m. on Broadway between Grand and

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 05:15:00

Rising Stars: Nathaniel Melby

Nathaniel Melby has been around computers from a very early age, so, in a sense, what he does is hard-wired within him. "The computer fascinated me," Melby, chief information officer at Dairyland Power Cooperative, said. "It was a conceptual puzzle. I was always trying to unlock its secrets. I felt

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:00:00

Girls cross country | Big 9 Conference meets

1. Rochester Century 37, 2. Red Wing 81, 3. Mankato West 106, 4. Northfield 123, 5. Owatonna 133, 6. Faribault 165, 7. Rochester Mayo 174, 8. Albert Lea 209, 9. Austin 210, 10. Mankato East 226, 11. Rochester John Marshall 273, 12. Winona 284. INDIVIDUALS (Top 10 and area runners) 1. Aly Welch (RC)

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-10-18 01:43:51

Next LGBTQ night at Island City Brewing set for Thursday, Oct. 19

Island City Brewing Co., 65 E. Front St., Winona, will host its next LGBTQ night on Thursday, Oct. 19. It will be the third such night hosted by the brewery, which plans to hold them twice a month - essentially every other Thursday. "The idea came about from our own patrons and staff who approached

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 22:58:00

Peerless still strong in 100th anniversary year

As it continues through its 100th year, Peerless Chain is still innovating and still dedicated to its spot in Winona. The company was first founded by three brothers in 1917 making tire chains in the back room of a butcher shop. Since then, Peerless Chain Co. has grown over the past century to becom

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:55:00

Police calls for Tuesday, October 17: Man kicked out of bar for making terroristic threats

12:41 a.m. - Third degree DWI charges were referred against Alexander Peter Walz, 22, Winona after he was pulled over near Mark and Harriet streets. His blood-alcohol level was .17 percent. A 33-year-old male reported his 1997 Ford pickup was stolen sometime between 11:30 p.m. and 3 a.m. near West

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 21:30:00

Choral Arts Ensemble to celebrate Martin Luther, speaking truth to power

Bold, courageous voices have spoken truth to power throughout history. In Choral Arts Ensemble's first concert of the 2017-18 season, it celebrates these voices as its sing its truths through a selection of classical and contemporary pieces. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 at Cent

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 18:06:00

Boys cross country | Big 9 Conference meets

1. Red Wing 57, 2. Mankato East 95, 3. Owatonna 103, 4. Winona 111, 5. Rochester Century 135, 6. Mankato West 136, 7. Austin 139, 8. Northfield 215, 9. Faribault 226, 10. Rochester John Marshall 248, 11. Albert Lea 284, 12. Rochester Mayo 294. INDIVIDUALS (Top 10 and area runners) 1. Tom Nemanich (R

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-10-18 01:52:20

SBA disaster loan deadline in Wisconsin is Nov. 17 for July heavy rains in Vernon County

The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Wisconsin of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by heavy rains and flash flooding on July 19-23. The deadline to submit applications f

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-17 18:15:00

Trempealeau County officials say District Attorney Taavi McMahon 'derelict in his duties'

Trempealeau County District Attorney Taavi McMahon shuttered his office Sept. 15 and ordered his staff to attend a funeral, is "rarely" in the office and used county funds to buy a personal laptop, according to a letter to the governor raising concerns about his job performance. Trempealeau County's

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 14:30:00

West Salem, Trempealeau women win bronzes for Team USA in world dragon boating championships

Lori Freit-Hammes of West Salem and Sue Karpinski checked major goals off of their bucket lists after standing on podiums today with bronze medals hanging from their necks as members of Team USA at the IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships in China. "It was a great experience being on the podium," sa

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 13:30:00