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by NATHANIEL NELSON
Saint Mary’s University had a homecoming on Wednesday as the Rev. James P. Burns, the school’s new president, introduced himself to the community after being away from Minnesota for several years.
Rev. Burns addr...
by CHRIS ROGERS
The Arcadia School District is moving forward with plans to build a new public library as part of the district’s community center project even though exactly where the final portion of funding for the library will come from i...
by NATHANIEL NELSON
The Minnesota Centennial Showboat is one step closer to its new home in Winona, Minn., following the sale of the ship to the William A. Thomson Dredge Museum, a nonprofit led by Bob Harris and Dave Belz. But it comes with a cat...
Part 24: Dad and the Navy guns
By: Sergeant Marvin A. Palecek and his son, Glen Palecek
Here is a story about what Dad did one day at the Anzio beachhead. Dad told me this story many years ago a...
by Judge Dennis Challeen
When was the last time you voted for a justice of the United States Supreme Court? You voted for president, vice president, senator and representative … but never fo...
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Mid West Music Fest (MWMF) will be holding its 10th annual festival in 2019. The multi-genre, multi-venue music festival will be moving the spring event back a month, to be held on May 3 and 4 in Winona and on May 17 and 18 in La Crosse, Wis.
Winona Poet Laureate Ken McCullough and Associate Poet Laureate Nicholle Ramsey performed their original poems commissioned for the re-opening of Levee Park on June 24.
McCullough read his poem “The Levee: Then and Now (for Mayor Mark Pe...
Julyda, a Minneapolis-based pop-rock band featuring lead singer Julida Alter on cello and Sean Alter on guitar, will be performing at the Acoustic Café on Saturday, July 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. Layered guitar intertwined with deep, cello lines su...
by NATHANIEL NELSON
For 80 years, Lakeview Drive Inn has been brewing root beer and serving classic roadside grub to Winona residents, and for its anniversary, the owners are celebrating in style.
Lakeview Drive Inn will host a sock hop d...
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Performance Center proudly announces the 2018-19 Page Series. The 32nd annual series features 10 performances of dance, music, and theater.
The season features Mixed Precipitation’s Picnic ...
Pirates is the theme of the next Over the Back Fence community variety show presented by Lanesboro Arts on Friday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the historic St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro. The song “Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me),&rdq...
Trempealeau is proudly celebrating a half century since 16 young men battled their way to a state baseball championship title in summer 1968. To mark the occasion, this year’s Catfish Days will include a special tribute to the team, with all me...
Goodview Sandlot 14U fast-pitch team won the Winona Winstars Stars and Stripes Tournament held in Winona on June 2 and 3, 2018.
They took second place in the silver bracket at the Shamrock Showdown on June 9 and 10, 2018, in Rosemount, Minn., earn...
Another great season of bowling at Westgate Bowl is underway for the 70-plus Tuesday night Winona Area Public Schools Community Education Project COMPASS participants! March and April Project COMPASS bowling winners are Robert Bronk, Christine (Chris...
On June 15-17, the Winona Euro Boys U11 Soccer team captured the title at the Rochester Invitational Soccer Tournament. The team used stellar defense to win all four games on the weekend. They got scores from seven different players. On Friday, the t...
The Minnesota City 14-U baseball team took first place in the Dr. Robert McMahon Memorial 14-U Lower Baseball Tournament on June 2-3 in La Crosse, Wis. The Cardinals won the round-robin tournament by beating Shelby 10-4, G-E-T Redhawks 5-1, and Stodd...
Cotter nabs second-place finish, first-place medals
by BEN MCLEOD
It was an award-winning year for track and field in Southeast Minnesota. Winona Senior High, Cotter and Rushford-Peterson each sent students to the state meet last weekend, and e...
Four representatives from Cochrane-Fountain City (C-FC) High School will have the honor of playing in the 2018 All Star Softball Game (Division 4) in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., on June 12. Pictured from left are Abby Husser, Alivia Heller, Kayla Kaczorow...
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