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Winona crime roundup: Unlawful gun possession, felony domestic assault and teen goat drama
A homeless woman who stole a broomstick valued at $3.97 and threatened to "beat" the owner with it Saturday was cited with theft and making terroristic threats.Police responded to 600 block of Winona Street after the owner reported Satre's threats around 1:23 p.m.When confronted by police, Satre tol
Lake City Woman Injured in Motorcycle vs Deer Accident
Zumbro Falls,MN (KROC AM News) - A Lake City woman was taken to St. Marys Hospital after the motorcycle she was riding struck a deer.The Minnesota State Patrol says the motorcycle was driven by 61-year-old Randy Meincke of Lake City, who was not hurt. Passenger 56-year-old Lori Meincke suffered no
Stewartville Man Killed in Motorcycle Wreck
Undated (KROC AM News) - A Stewartville man was fatally injured Friday night while riding a motorcycle in rural Mower County.The Minnesota State Patrol says the 21-year-old was driving south on Mower County Rd 8 when the motorcycle left the roadway and hit a driveway. The man’s name hasn’t been rel
Fastenal expansion bringing hundreds of jobs to Winona
Winona, Minn. (WKBT) - Hundreds of jobs will be coming to Winona's waterfront, thanks to a local company.
Homes Recently Listed in the Winona Area
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Two-car accident in Rochester sends one person to hospital
ROCHESTER, Minn. - A two-car accident sends one person to the hospital Saturday afternoon.It happened a the intersection of 16th Street SE and Broadway Avenue.Police officers on the scene tell KIMT a black truck was heading westbound when it made a U-turn, striking a white car in the eastbound lane.
George Fox, UMass Boston share 2018 NCAA Division III women's track and field championship title
LA CROSSE, Wis. –The George Fox women's track and field team closed out the final day of the 2018 NCAA Division III outdoor track & field championships in fashion, as the women's team claimed its first-ever NCAA Division III co-championship title alongside UMass Boston.
Winona Fire Department calls for May 9 to May 22
3 p.m – Responded to the 500 block of Franklin Street for an accident. The driver had been huffing computer duster when they passed out headed south on Franklin Street, drifted across the center line and struck a small tree, traveled through a chain link fence and demolished a set on concrete steps
Fastenal announces expansion project in downtown Winona; 90,000-square foot building to house 400-600 office workers
Fastenal announced a 90,000-square foot expansion into downtown Winona at a press conference at city hall Friday morning.“Our intention is to move, over the next several years, part of our presence in Winona to downtown,” said Fastenal CEO Dan Florness, who was met with applause.
Three people injured in two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 27i
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash May 24 on Hwy. 27 at the intersection of Hwy. P in the town of Christiana.According to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office, Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center received a 911 call at 8:24 a.m. reporting the crash. A 2012 Ford F-150 being driven by 88-yea
Winona police calls for Wednesday, May 23: Furniture dumped on caller's lawn; SUV stolen
5:22 p.m. — Nicholas Steven Quinn, 20, Winona, was arrested on fifth-degree possession charges after police conducted a traffic stop near Hwy 61 and 44th Avenue in Goodview. Police found 1.4 grams of marijuana wax and an assortment of drug paraphernalia.
Sparta High School cancels graduation Friday because of threat
SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU)--Sparta High School has canceled its Friday evening graduation ceremony due to what the district is calling a "direct safety threat to the graduation ceremony."The district did not give details on the threat, but said it is working with the Sparta Police Department, who is invest
FAMILY FUN WINONA: What's going on in June?
Are you a Winona family looking for things to do in the area, but don’t have the time to plan or pull information from dozens of different places? We’re here to do all the work for you, so you can just head out of the house and have fun! Each month in the last Sunday issue of the Connections section
Mexican Citizen Found in Trempealeau County Sentenced for Illegally Reentering U.S. - WISC24
MADISON, WIS. — Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Ascension Pascual-Rodriguez, 42, a citizen of Mexico found in Whitehall, Wisconsin, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge James Peterson to 12 months and one day in federal prison f
Potentially hazardous weather expected this weekend
The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wis., warns of "hazardous weather conditions" in the Rochester area this Memorial Day weekend.Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties are all advised to be wary of expected heat and thunderstorms throughout the weekend. Tempera
Sparta Police Department searching for missing man
SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU) --The Sparta Police Department is searching for a missing man.The department said it's looking for Mark Crandell.Crandell has not been seen or heard from by family or friends since he left his home on foot Tuesday morning.If you have any information, or if you've had contact with
Photos: Red Wing, Winona softball Section 1AAA quarterfinal
Red Wing shortstop Haddie Furlong fields a ball before making a throw to first for an out during a Section 1AAA high school softball quarterfinal game against Winona Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Austin.
Mike Duffy: Time's up for Winona schools
Need more time?School district 861 has been discussing these schools since Holy Trinity closed a mere 40 years ago. How many studies will it take before people realize we have more buildings than we need?
Friday morning press conference to share news about 'signature development project' in Winona
In February, Opportunity Winona introduced Main Square Community, the Bob Kierlin-backed developmental project that will bring a mix of housing, commercial and a Montessori preschool to the vacant Hardee’s lot.
Trempealeau family's SUV with dog still inside stolen from Sugar Loaf Manor
An area family lost both their car, a white 2009 Nissan Rogue, and their Australian Shepherd Sigmund Wednesday afternoon, after an unidentified suspect drove off in the vehicle, which had been parked outside Sugarloaf Manor.