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by CHRIS ROGERS
Mark Peterson put on a good face, but behind the scenes, he was frantic. In 1990, as part of its annual Victorian Fair, the Winona County Historical Society (WCHS) sold thousands of tickets for people to ride the WCHS’ Victor...
by NATHANIEL NELSON
Near the entrance of the front gallery of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM), a hazy, dream-like photograph shows a woman’s face looking up at the heavens, with ash on her head in the shape a cross. To its left, a roo...
by CHRIS ROGERS
The city of Winona’s $1.8-million renovation of the Historic Masonic Temple Theatre is all but finished. Local leaders say the project highlights both the venue’s potential and its need for more improvements.
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
Apparently, bullying is a problem in Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS),, according to a survey conducted by WAPS of staff, parents, and students. Is this really a surp...
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
With Memorial Day just around the corner, H3O Jazz Trio will match all donations collected at this month’s Island City Jazz Jam on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The goal is to raise funds to add one or more engraved bricks memori...
The Bluff Country Gathering is now in its 21st year with the May 16-19 event taking place in historic and scenic Lanesboro. A celebration of American traditional music and dance, the gathering brings in master musicians from around the country each y...
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona will open two exhibitions from two very different artists. While both artists draw inspiration from water, painter Maarten Platje and photographer Alec Soth use different techniques to tell their stori...
The Winona Arts Center is pleased to announce the 2019 Winona Senior High School Art Show on display from May 8-29. There will be a reception for the artists on Wednesday, May 8, from 4:30-6 p.m.
Artists showcased are seniors Isaac Al-Abad, Brook...
Long to lead outreach events May 8-10 as part of the Performing Artist Engagement Program
Lanesboro Arts presents Larry Long’s American Roots Revue with Tonia Hughes, Daryl Boudreaux, George Parrish, Yohannes Tona, JD Steele and Billy Steel...
The 2019 Special Athletic Track and Field Competition will take place on Friday, May 17, at Paul Giel Field (or the Saint Mary’s University Fieldhouse if it rains) in Winona. Please join for the Parade of Athletes at 9:30 and then cheer for th...
by PAMELA EYDEN
When they first met in Utah years ago, some of Sundra and Patrick Menton’s first dates were on mountain bikes.
“He was already into it,” she said, “so I started riding, too.”
They married, moved...
Races will raise funds for research in memory of Super Gav
In memory of Gavin Quimby, better known in Winona as Super Gav, a group of dedicated family and friends are planning a new 5K and Super Kids ½ Mile Race for Saturday, June 29, 2019,...
by CHRIS ROGERS
Anna Kelner had watched Trinona from the sidelines for years. While she volunteered, panting racers burst out of the lake. “The last time I was down there and everyone was getting out of the water and onto their bikes, it see...
The public grand opening of the newly constructed Saint Mary’s University baseball clubhouse, Pudge’s Place, will take place on Saturday, April 27.
The Cardinals baseball team will be taking on Bethel University in a doubleheader star...
Dahl Chevrolet Buick GMC is partnering with Goodview Sandlot. Dahl Chevrolet Buick GMC has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their ...
Winona Red Men Club donates $250 to the Winona Archers Youth Archery program. Pictured from left is Winona Archers President Tom Lettner and Roger Benson, an officer with the Winona Red Men Club.
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