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Winona police calls for Monday, Dec. 10: Winona man arrested for DWI, heroin possession
9:31 a.m. — Terra Lynn Brown, 35, Winona, was cited for shoplifting from Rogan’s Shoes. Three were cited for minor consumption. 4:22 p.m. — Griffin Hall Foster, 27, Winona, was arrested on suspicion driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of 2.03 grams of heroin and trac
A rooftop garden? Upscale rentals? Community ponders what could be next for Central School
After the Winona public school district sold the former Central Elementary School to real estate developer Shawn Beier earlier this fall, community members gathered at City Hall Tuesday to brainstorm options for what the space could be next.
Dean Nuszloch: County makes deals that taxpayers don't need
I just received my proposed 2019 property tax statement for Winona County. Not a surprise that it is going up 3.4 percent in total. I live in Utica Township, which has a modest increase of $9.47, and I am completely satisfied with the services that they provide. Also, I live in the Lewiston-Altura S
Goodview’s holiday helpers: Proceeds from handmade ornaments to go to Paradise Elementary
Although there was as much energy in the air as one would expect in Jessica Schmidt and Andy Norman’s kindergarten classroom Tuesday morning, the students were still hard at work as they glued cotton ball after cotton ball onto popsicle sticks they’d colored red.
Winona Salvation Army seeks bell-ringers for annual campaign
Year after year the clang of bells rings in the holiday shopping season as Salvation Army kicks off its annual Red Kettle Campaign. But those bells have grown fainter and fainter every year as the Salvation Army has struggled to find volunteers. This year is no different said red kettle coordinator
Holiday market to debut at Levee Park
Winona is taking a trip to Europe this weekend, when the first annual Holiday Market fills Levee Park with the sights and smells of the holidays. On Saturday and Sunday, people will be able to shop, have a nice warm drink, skate on the newly minted Levee Park ice rink, and celebrate the holidays in
Holiday Train brings Winonans together for Christmas cheer and donations
Thirty minutes before the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train was set to arrive in Winona on Sunday, parking spots were nearly all but gone for blocks surrounding the Amtrak Depot on Mark Street.
Daley Farms disputes LSP claims about public comments
LEWISTON — If you listen to the Land Stewardship Project, the public comments concerning the Daley Farms dairy expansion are overwhelmingly negative and in favor of a stringent environmental impact statement.
Publisher's Post: Smothering the golden goose
I have a liberal friend who recently posted on his Facebook page how happy he was to pay taxes. He made the case that by paying taxes he was funding museums, safe roads, police and fire departments, and basically everything that is important and good in his life. It’s too bad he doesn’t live in Wino
In response to ‘SOS responds to WAPS Board vote to litigate’
“SOS finds it incredibly disheartening that the Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) superintendent and members of the public School Board have chosen to sue a group of concerned citizens who have acted in good faith as strong proponents of public schools.” — We must also consider the superintendent an
WAPS hires Wold for referendum projects
At its meeting last Thursday, the Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) Board voted to hire Wold Architects and Engineers to provide architectural and engineering services for the projects contained in its recently passed $9.4-million referendum. After board members voiced their concern about the firm’s
Body found in Eau Claire identified
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKBT) - A body found on the north side of Eau Claire last week is identified. Investigators with the Buffalo and Eau Claire County Sheriff's Offices were at a residence in Eau Claire working on the Toby A. Cleasby missing person case when they found the body of an adult man.
Winona opens Christmas market Saturday and Sunday
WINONA — A European-style Christmas market will be held Saturday and Sunday in Winona's Levee Park. The outdoor market will feature 25 artisan vendors, food trucks, hot beverages, and the grand opening of the Levee Park ice rink (bring your own skates). Baked goods, handmade clothing and ornaments a
Ruzek leads L-A past La Crescent-Hokah
La Crescent, Minn. (WXOW) Myia Ruzek scored 28 points to lead Lewiston-Altura to a 60-53 win over La Crescent-Hokah. Ruzek surpassed 1,000 points in career in this game. Jada Reider led the Lancers with 26 points.
Visitors bureau kicks off “Boatload of La Crosse” campaign
La Crosse, Wis. (WXOW) – Explore La Crosse kicked off their 2019 marketing theme called “Boatload of La Crosse”. They have partnered with a Winona canoe building company to offer monthly prizes which can include items like festival tickets, shopping packages, local restaurant gift certificates and m
Winona LaDuke Calls for Indigenous-Led “Green New Deal” as She Fights Minnesota Pipeline Expansion
While world leaders converge in Poland for the U.N. climate change summit, we look at the indigenous-led fight against destructive oil pipelines and the revolutionary potential of the Green New Deal with Winona LaDuke, Ojibwe environmental leader and executive director of the group Honor the Earth.
PHOTOS and VIDEO: Winona State Men's Basketball 2018-19
View photos of the 2018-19 Winona State men's basketball season.
Hulne: Packers pile on the numbers
It’s very early in the season, but the Austin girls basketball team is already doing some big things and none have them have been bigger than what the team was able to do in Friday’s win over Winona.
Winona City Planning Commission approves new parks and recreation plan
WINONA, Minn. (WKBT) -- - Monday, the Winona City Planning Commission approved a plan highlighting between $15 million and $30 million over the next five years for repairs, upgrades and new additions to the Winona community parks.
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes several stops throughout Minnesota
WINONA, Minn. (FOX 47) – It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas in Winona. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its way through town. Close to a thousand people gathered around as the train made its stop and The Trews with Willy Porter rocked out with Christmas spirit.