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Leave Lake Park alone (11/19/2014)
From: Herbert Mrozek

WSU doesn’t need a new baseball field.

Advertisement signage on the ball field fences detracts from the scenic beauty of the park.

The press box detracts from the scenic beau ... 

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Oh, they hypocrisy! (11/19/2014)
From: Don Evanson

Minnesota City

Last Thursday evening I attended the County Board hearing on the Comprehensive Land Use Plan update drafted by the Comp Plan Update Steering Committee, that has m ... 

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Support 10 Days of Giving (11/19/2014)
From: Gene Pelowski

Jeremy Miller

As your area legislators we share a common goal: to do the right thing for you, the people we represent. We belong to different political parties, so, given our p ... 

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Thanks to Winona Hims (11/19/2014)
From: Project FINE Board members and staff

On behalf of the Project FINE Board of Directors and staff, we would like to thank the Winona Hims for its generous donation of $14,200 from their fall c ... 

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The real impact of 30 percent rule? Wasted money (11/19/2014)
From: Ted Hazelton

As I campaigned in the second ward before the election, I received a lot of questions regarding my stance on the 30 percent rule. Apparently, many people are misinterpreting what ... 

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Comp plan: what is it? (11/17/2014)
From: Mary Cichanowski

Pickwick

At the public hearing Thursday night there seemed to be confusion as to the role of the comprehensive plan.

This a guideline, not an ordinance. It stresses general ... 

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Get rid of abandoned bridge (11/17/2014)
From: Dean Nuszloch

Utica, Minn.

The old railroad abandoned steel bridge that still partially crosses the Mississippi River just down river from our old iconic bridge and our new soon to be bridge ... 

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Thanks for Tasty Apples Fest (11/17/2014)
From: Polish Cultural Institute and Museum staff

We thank you for your contributions to our 2014 Tasty Apples Festival. You are the ones who make every year’s activities a success along with those  ... 

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Thanks for your vote (11/17/2014)
From: Marie Kovecsi

As your newly-elected county commissioner, there are many people I wish to thank. First, thanks to Wayne Valentine for his many years of service as our commissioner to the Winon ... 

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Thanks from WAHS (11/17/2014)
From: Bobbie Schlesselman

WAHS

The Winona Area Humane Society wishes to publicly thank the Polish Cultural Institute for allowing us to have our bake sale at their festival. Not only did they allo ... 

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Think before you adopt an animal (11/17/2014)
From: Patricia Mertes

Christmas is right around the corner and I would like to ask everyone to please think twice about buying that cute puppy or kitten for a loved one. Yes, isn’t it cute with tha ... 

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Billionaires United (11/12/2014)
From: Jim Hanzel

I’m a proud U.S. citizen, but I resent my implied affinity with Citizens United. Who are the “citizens” the Supreme Court canonized with their decision? They are the Koch brothers, ... 

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Domo Arigato! (11/12/2014)
From: Joe Lepley

Many, many people, families and businesses helped to make the Misato visit to Winona a memorable few days. Every Misato visitor, all 32 of them, have taken home stories to share wi ... 

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Great Dakota Gathering 2014 (11/12/2014)
From: WDUA Board of Directors

The Winona Dakota Unity Alliance would like to express our appreciation to all involved in our very successful event held at Unity Park at the East End of Lake Winona ... 

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Support no-cost tutoring on Give to Max Day (11/12/2014)
From: Winona Dyslexia Group, Robert Shibilski, Jean Pryor, Jane Bremer, Amanda Job

The Winona Dyslexia Group has been helping students in the Winona area to overcome their reading disabilities thro ... 

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TdM needs support on Give to the Max Day (11/12/2014)
From: Kathy Florin

Theatre du Mississippi is no different than any other not-for-profit. We rely on grants and gifts, from people just like you, to keep us going. We want to encourage new theater a ... 

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Thanks for spirited campaign (11/12/2014)
From: Representative Steve Drazkowski

Mazeppa, Minn.

Over the past seven years, it has been an honor to serve a group of very fine people who live in portions of Wabasha, Goodhue, Winona, and Dod ... 

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Volunteer to help children on review panel (11/12/2014)
From: Mary J. Hewett

A small group of volunteers in Winona County are devoting time and creative thinking to helping some of the county’s most vulnerable citizens — children in the child protecti ... 

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Beating the train may well take your life (11/10/2014)
From: Patricia Mertes

The other day I was at the Whistle Stop Laundromat at Huff Street and the railroad crossing enjoying my coffee in my car when I witnessed a sight that happens too often — the  ... 

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Concerned about frac sand (11/10/2014)
From: Fred Orlowske

It is not often I take issue with Fran Edstrom, but I feel obligated on the matter of frac sand. (See her editorial in the October 15 edition of the Winona Post.)

Yes, it is t ... 

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Declining confidence in MnSCU leader continues (11/10/2014)
From: Darrell Downs, Ph.D.

President, WSU Faculty Association

WSU professor, political science and public administration

Following the state college and university faculty withdrawal from MnSCU’s ... 

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Do you know a veteran? (11/10/2014)
From: Elaine Slater Reese

Spring Green,Wis.

Growing up on a beef and grain farm in Western Illinois, I often heard the word vets. To me, it meant that an animal was sick, that Dad’s efforts had no ... 

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In the spirit of John Latsch (11/10/2014)
From: Lynne Rabuse

A few weeks ago, hundreds gathered on the Levee to celebrate the legacy of Johnny Latsch, a man who bought huge amounts of land and donated it back to the community with the stip ... 

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Kovecsi's win means something (11/10/2014)
From: Kent Cowgill

Winona

In the wake of Marie Kovesci’s remarkable victory in Tuesday’s County Board election, I think it’s appropriate to thank the core of volunteers who worked so tirelessly to ... 

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Lake Park is not part of WSU campus (11/10/2014)
From: Margaret Borgmann

Winona

WSU did not build this town. Lumber and the factories did. Let’s not forget that, even though we are force fed education at every turn. I’m not against going to col ... 

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Opportunity for sportsmen (11/10/2014)
From: Paul B. Double

Winona

It is not often a market is underserved in the United States but clearly one has arisen. Any person who has attempted to buy 22-caliber long rifle or 22 magnum ammuniti ... 

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Shoe robber nabbed family heirloom; reward offered (11/10/2014)
From: Sandra Baker Drazkowski

Baker Shoes, downtown Winona, was broken into early Friday morning. The perpetrators took several items, went through just about everything including our desk and coun ... 

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Support solution, one spay at a time (11/10/2014)
From: Michele Quandt

Camp Companion

Do you care for farm, feral or street cats ? Camp Companion would like to help you!

Camp Companion is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing homeles ... 

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Thanks for 4-H support (11/10/2014)
From: Ann Lubinski

4-H Fall Harvest

Committee member

After another successful Winona County 4-H Fall Harvest fundraiser at the St. Charles fairgrounds on Sunday, September 28, the committee exte ... 

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Thanks for wonderful Cemetery Walk (11/10/2014)
From: Cemetery Walk

Committee: Chair Kathy Turner, WCHS Executive Director Mark Peterson, Judy Shepard, Jonelle Moore, Steve Bachler, Al “Mike” Paffrath, Susan Eddy, Walt Bennick, Andy Bloedorn, Mic ... 

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Thanks to Woyczik for school visit (11/10/2014)
From: Matt Smith

Winona Middle School

On behalf of the students and staff of House 8 East at the Winona Middle School, I would like to thank Chad Woyczik (from Merchants National Bank) for spend ... 

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We are not supposed to say this, but I will (11/10/2014)
From: Col. Stan Gudmundson, USAF (Ret)

Imagine that you are a police officer out on patrol. You come across two young men who are fooling around in the street causing traffic delays. You have a co ... 

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WSU benefits the people of Winona (11/10/2014)
From: John Rupkey

Winona

In his letter to the editor about a few persons with negative attitudes toward Winona State University, Gary Evans does an excellent job of recalling some of the positive ... 

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