Local COVID infections infections declined this week, but deaths rose, following an uptick in hospitalizations in the last few weeks. There were 94 new cases in Winona County, down from 124 last week. In Trempealeau County, there were 86 new cases this week, down from 94 last week, and in Bu…

Winona County COVID infections were up and down this week, with 124 cases in the past seven days, compared to 131 last week. There were 94 new cases in Trempealeau County this past week, compared to 102 the week before, and 36 in Buffalo County, compared to 34 last week.

Sports

On Oct. 9, both Cochrane-Fountain City High School cross country varsity teams woke up early after homecoming festivities the night before and took the short drive to Arcadia for a 12-team meet. This time in the season often sees sporadic racing with some kids hitting the wall and others exc…

The Winona Youth Mountain Bike Team took first place for high school and third for middle school in the division one race in Rochester, Minn. Individually, Natalie Horeck and Franziska Rinkleff finished third and fourth for the varsity girls, respectively, while Isaac Allred took third place…

Join in a book chat at the Winona County History Center. Book Chat is free and open to the public. Participate in great discussions about the themes in each month’s book held at the History Center. Discussions begin at 12:05 p.m. and last for about an hour. They are led by Audrey Gorny. Upco…

The Winona Arts Center (WAC), located at 228 East Fifth Street in Winona, will hold two watercolor classes from 1-4 p.m. on November 11 and November 18 with watercolorist Faye Schoen. 

Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) is now selling early-bird subscriptions to their 18th summer season running June 18 to July 31, 2022. After moving outdoors in 2021, GRSF will return home to the Winona State University Performing Arts Center for a blockbuster 2022 season.

Join in a book chat at the Winona County History Center. Book Chat is free and open to the public. Participate in great discussions about the themes in each month’s book held at the History Center. Discussions begin at 12:05 p.m. and last for about an hour. They are led by Audrey Gorny. Upco…

First Baptist Church will hold a Holiday Fair on November 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VFW in Winona. The wares will include Thirty-One Totes, jewelry and crafts, snowmen and women, Avon, Creative Memories, Tupperware, skin care, PartyLite, homemade greeting cards, Chocolate Chance, Kerle…

A 42-year-old Winona man has been referred to the Winona County Attorney for potential charges of first-degree possession of controlled substances and first-degree sale of controlled substances. 

A 42-year-old Winona man has been referred to the Winona County Attorney for potential charges of first-degree possession of controlled substances and first-degree sale of controlled substances.