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by NATHANIEL NELSON
Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, has become a phenomenon across the U.S. as a natural “cure-all” and as a potential alternative to more costly medications. Small studies have been conducted that point to potential be...
by CHRIS ROGERS
On Monday, the Winona City Council is slated to approve a $55,000-a-year contract awarded through a noncompetitive process. For the past 20-plus years, the city has hired Bruce Reed’s Minnesota Wood Recyclers to run the city ...
by NATHANIEL NELSON
On June 6, 1944, more than 350,000 Allied soldiers took part in the largest seaborne invasion in history. During Operation Neptune, more commonly referred to as D-Day, soldiers sailed up to the beaches of Normandy, France, unde...
Part 42: The D-Day invasion of Southern France
By Sergeant Marvin A. Palecek and his son, Glen Palecek
With the famous D-Day invasion of Normandy well behind and Allied victories and breakthroug...
by Frances Edstrom, columnist
I’m usually a person who thinks we have too many laws. However, the last four or five years, I’ve found myself thinking there outta be a law about two thin...
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
As part of its annual Bald Eagle Days celebration in June, the National Eagle Center will host a pair of interpretive cruises on Lake Pepin. The On the Lake cruises will take place on Saturday, June 22, and on Sunday, June 23, aboard the Pearl of the...
Rochelle Blaskowski, daughter of Michelle and Rocky, was chosen as Steamboat Days 2019 Captain and Ian Pozanc, son of Amanda Elfering and Dustin Pozanc, was chosen as First Mate after the Kiddie Parade on Friday, June 14.
Steamboat Days Harbormast...
by FRAN EDSTROM
Zane Schultz is appearing onstage in the Home and Community Options’ (HCO) musical for the first time this year. He is going to be a senior at Winona Senior High School next fall, and he currently sports custom-made Winhawk w...
Winona Park and Recreation’s Steamboat Days Kiddie Parade was held on Friday morning at Lake Park. The theme was “Out of this World.” Goodview Elementary School took second place and HCO received the first-place plaque for its float...
The Winona Friendship Center acting class will perform a scene from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the first Rochester Shakespeare Festival this Saturday, June 15, at 2:45 p.m. The acting class has rehearsed the play within a play &...
The Winona Steamboat Days Festival Committee is proud to announce that the Military Grand Marshals for the 2019 Grande Parade are Robert Ozmun Sr., representing the American Legion, and Dick Holdorf, representing the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Congratulations to Cotter Schools’ senior catcher, Britney Meier, who signed her letter of intent on June 4 to play softball at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn.
Pictured from left is athletic director Seth Haun, head coach Pat Bo...
The Kiwanis Sunrisers Club of Winona has annually participated in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowling for Kids Sake event. This year’s fundraiser took place on April 25 at Westgate Bowl in Winona. The Sunrisers Club contributed $600 for five t...
The Winona Winstars 12U tournament team strung together enough wins at the Winona Stars and Strikes Tournament, held on June 1 and 2, to earn themselves an invitation to the Mall of America National Tournament in July. The Winstars opened Saturday&rs...
While bowling is a regular class offered by Project COMPASS on Tuesday nights at Westgate Bowl, trophy night happens only once a month, and when it does it is filled with excitement! Project COMPASS winter season trophies went to Jody Engrav, Raymond...
by PAMELA EYDEN
“Are you that lady who rides her bike up and down Fifth Street in a skirt?” a stranger asked Mary Farrell on the street one day.
“Yes,” she said, laughing. She didn’t know she was so recognizable.
The Winona Winstars 12-U Tournament team opened its season with authority at the Med-City May Daze Tournament in Rochester, Minn., on May 18 and 19. Saturday’s play opened with a 12-0 win over Stewartville, game two went to the Winstars 6-2 ove...
SG Danceworkz and Fitness Studio, LLC, wrapped up its 2018-2019 SG Performance Company season under the direction of Sheena Gifford.
The SG Traveling Performance Company members traveled to Hollywood Dance Vibe (Des Moines, Iowa), Intrigue Dance I...
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