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Former Winona Daily News outdoor writer to read from new book in Chatfield

A former outdoor writer for the Winona Daily News, Brian DeVore, will be reading from his new book, “Wildly Successful Farming: Sustainability and the New Agricultural Land Ethic,” on Monday, Nov. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Chatfield.


What color Wisconsin: Fierce election battles end today

Walker faces Democrat Tony Evers, the state superintendent of public instruction running in his first partisan election, in a neck-and-neck gubernatorial race that has gained national attention.


MSHSL Class AA State Cross Country Championships: Winona's Colten Brand closes high school career with 66th-place finish, Carter Briggs 13th, Anni Skillicorn 95th

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Winona senior cross country runner Colten Brand is sad to see his high school career end, but he’s excited for what lies ahead.


Winona police calls for Friday, Nov. 2: Deputies round up loose horses; vending machine vandalized

6:39 p.m. — A Winona woman living on the 1400 block of Service Drive reported her billfold, containing credit and debit cards, missing. She reported multiple fraudulent charges.


“Vote for our Lives’ rally in Winona

WINONA, Minn. (KTTC) – In a final push ahead of the midterm elections, the student-led group Winona Youth Actions is raising awareness about gun violence in America at a ‘Vote For Our Lives’ rally Sunday.


Winona speaks out: A collection of letters to the editor on the city council election

As a constituent of the second ward, I have called upon Gerry Krage numerous times with questions and concerns. Gerry has always been genuinely interested in helping me, and even after all these years it’s obvious that he is still passionate about his post. Gerry is a life-long Winona resident who u


‘Do something’: Winona students rally to support votes for gun sense candidates

Those were the words of Cotter High School junior Mary Hoffman, who told a crowd gathered at the Jaycee Pavilion Sunday that her school’s active shooter drills have begun to feel inevitable — like preparing for a tornado or a fire. Hoffman, joined by other students from Cotter and from Winona Senior


Winona performers to join the pros in Page Series ‘Places Please!’

0The Page Series will present two performances of the cabaret-style KEIGWIN + COMPANY show “Places Please!” on Saturday, November 10, at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Valéncia Arts Center, home to the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts.


Winona High student arrested for social media message about shooting up school

A 15-year-old Winona Senior High School student was arrested Wednesday morning after making reference to shooting up the school in a Snapchat message, the Winona Police Department said in a release.According to Police Chief Paul Bostrack, the police department responded to a call at the high school


Winona teen accused of threatening to shoot up his school

A Winona teen is in trouble with the law for making a video threatening a school shooting. Police were called to Winona High School Wednesday morning after the 15-year-old suspect sent a Snapchat video of himself talking about bringing a gun and shooting up the school. Officers say the teen was loca


Transportation study on the table for Winona public schools

K12 Transportation Management Services, a group out of St. Paul, has offered to conduct a study that would include reviewing contracts with the First Student bus service, identifying and eliminating possible liabilities and making sure routes are running efficiently.


Restaurant owners facing employee shortage

LA CROSSE, Wis (WSAW) --According to the National Restaurant Association, there is a shortage of qualified workers to fill open restaurant positions across the nation. On average, roughly 650 jobs were added per-day throughout the year 2018.


Snapchat Threat Leads to Arrest of Winona Teenager

Winona, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Winona teenager was taken into custody this morning on charges connected to a threatening social media posting.A press release issued by the Winona Police Department says a Winona High School student approached a staff member after viewing a Snapchat post by someone thr


5 things to do this weekend (11/2-11/4)

Every weekend brings its share of cover bands and tribute acts. This weekend, though, promises a really idiosyncratic lineup. On Saturday, you have your choice ofStray Cat Lee Rockerat Red Wing’s Sheldon Theatre, theNew Standardsat St. Cecilia Theatre in Winona, old standards by cabaret-style singer


Winona's Minnesota Marine Art Museum smashes attendance records

In October, MMAM recorded its highest attendance for a single month in the museum's history. And, in the middle of the month, the museum welcomed more visitors than it ever had in a single year — with 2½ months remaining.


15-year-old taken into custody after Winona school threat

WINONA, Minn. (WEAU) --A 15-year-old boy was taken into custody after a school threat in Winona.Police responded to the call on Wednesday morning around 7:45 a.m.Police say a student had contacted school staff Wednesday morning and showed them a video sent by another student that referenced a school


Bill and Jill Schmidt: Denzer will deliver for Winona schools

Nancy Denzer is an advocate for education. She is a caring and compassionate person with a strong educational background. She is a diligent and deliberate decision maker demonstrating well developed listening and communication skills. Nancy will be an outstanding Winona Public School Board member. P


Body found in central Minnesota field

More Crime StoriesBody found in central Minnesota fieldStudent, staff, police praised for quick action after school shooting threatQuick response by Winona police thwarts threat of violence at high schoolMan pleads guilty to stealing from grandparents


Minnesota man killed by combine while farming on Iowa border

Gerald Oren Myhre, 64, of Caledonia, was run over when the combine was backing up to unload corn into a wagon, the sheriff's office said.


Police say Wabasha man, 24, choked Winona woman with her child in the room

A 24-year-old Wabasha man, who police say choked a Winona woman while her child stood witness, will face felony domestic assault and five lesser charges after an attack on Thursday, Oct. 25.