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…

After a strong showing against nationally ranked competition last week, the Winona State University (WSU) volleyball team earned a number-eight ranking by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) in the most recent Division II poll. 

The Winona State University (WSU) football earned the right to keep “The Sledge” another year, defeating Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) 26-14 on Saturday, October 16, in Altra Federal Credit Union Stadium. 

The Winona Arts Center (WAC), 228 East Fifth Street, is pleased to feature the Johnson Street Underground on Saturday, October 23, at 7 p.m. as part of the WAC Fall Music Series. This dynamic a cappella quartet from Winona formed in 2018 because of their shared love of close harmonies, and t…

Join visual artist Sarah Johnson and poet Marcia Ratliff for a day of creating in nature! The third and final 2021 SHIFT~ salon will take place Sunday, October 24. You are invited on a self-guided stroll in Bluffside Park in Winona through the Stone Circle loop of the Holzinger trails, and t…

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart fall festival will be held this year the weekend of October 30 and 31. Saturday you can bid on silent auction items, take a chance to win a handmade quilt, purchase homemade goods and then play bingo beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday activities begin at 10:30 a.m. and …

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.