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by NATHANIEL NELSON
Winona Senior High School (WSHS) students had the chance last week to try something a little bit different in their gym classes. Instead of shooting hoops or running laps, they learned how to waltz and boxstep. Each year, physi...
by CHRIS ROGERS
Winona’s fire engines were sparkling last week when city leaders led Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on a tour of the Central Fire Station. But the focus of Walz’s trip had more to do with Winona’s smaller West Fire S...
by SARAH SQUIRES
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM), along with its collecting partners Bob Kierlin and Mary Burrichter, unveiled four new works on long-term loan to the museum on Sunday, delighting the crowd with paintings by artists Newell C...
by Winona Mayor Mark F .Peterson
Those of you who know me well are aware of my lifelong passion for history. It was my major in college. It has been my vocation at the Winona County Historica...
by Frances Edstrom, columnist
In a letter to the editor in the Winona Post of April 3, 2019, Rich Dahman, outgoing superintendent of Winona Area Public Schools, writes that he is “uncertain, ...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The 2018-2019 Page Series will conclude with Winona artist Sharon Mansur’s “Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree 2.0,” an evening of dance performance, art, food, and conversation with Middle Eastern flavor. Performances will take place on W...
The Bluff Country Studio Art Tour recently named Fountain, Minn., mixed-media artist Kelly Puent as its 2019 Emerging Artist of the Year.
“Kelly utilizes a wealth of different types of material and media to create her beautiful works, giving...
Portrait artist Mary Singer is offering a basic drawing class at her home, 125 North Baker Street in Winona, from 1-3 p.m. on April 27. These classes will give you techniques to improve your drawing skills or, if you’re a beginner, learn the ba...
When you’ve hunted all the Easter eggs and eaten your fill of ham, why not join the H3O Jazz Trio at Island City Brewing Company on Easter evening! This month’s Jazz Jam will take place on Sunday, April 21, 2019, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Lanesboro Arts presents “The Ride of Your Life,” a retrospective exhibition of oil paintings and intaglio prints by Marvin Messing. An opening reception with Messing family members is happening on Saturday, April 13, from 6-8 p.m. The exh...
Calling all visual artists working creatively in printmaking: Lanesboro Arts is inviting artists to submit an application for inclusion in the upcoming Under Pressure exhibition, a juried group show that will run from June 22 to August 11. Artists wo...
Isabel Northrop has had a decorated athletic career for the Cotter Ramblers, which will conclude this spring, her senior softball season. During the girls basketball Section 1A Championship game, Northrop scored her 1,000th career point. She ended he...
by MITCHELL BRUER
From The Winonan, WSU’s student newspaper
Winona State University’s softball team swept all four games during its home opening stretch on Friday, April 5, against Southwest Minnesota State University and on Saturday,...
Bill Schmidt, of Winona, has been declared a 2019 Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association (MWCA) Hall of Fame inductee.
Schmidt, son of Frederick and Alice, grew up on a farm by Renville, Minn., with four siblings, Susan, Rick, Ellen and Cathy, ...
Winona Just for Kix is starting its competition season off with a bang! The competition teams recently competed at the Together We Dance Competitions in Rochester, Minn., in January and in Decorah, Iowa, in March.
At the Rochester competition, the...
Winona Senior High announced its 2019 AAA award winners on Thursday. Four male and four female students are honored every year for excellence in the arts, academics, and athletics.
This year’s winners are Emily Johnson and Lance Halberg. Ru...
The St. Charles boys basketball took second place at State 1AA, falling to Lake City 70-42.
by AUSTIN WALLERT
From The Winonan, WSU’s student newspaper
After spending his first three years as the team manager, junior Brandon Goebel has earned his spot on the Winona State University men’s basketball team. The Winonan caught u...
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