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by CHRIS ROGERS
Forget Tarantino. The original masterpiece of murder, ambition, and calamity — William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” — is coming to Winona as the Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) kicks off its su...
by NATHANIEL NELSON
Downtown Winona is now just a little bit more colorful, thanks to local artist Sarah Johnson. Last week, Johnson was hard at work painting a mural titled “Full Blooms” as part of her Third Space: Artists on Main Str...
by NATHANIEL NELSON
The Winona County Historical Society (WCHS) has a new captain at the helm –– on Thursday afternoon, the history center officially welcomed Genia Hesser, the new executive director who began her position on June 3, w...
by CHRIS ROGERS
It was all over in a few seconds. With the mud motor at a slow rumble, John and Heidi Laska’s boat stalked through the reeds. They scanned the water like hawks. Nothing. Nothing. Then, in the blink of an eye, John Laska spott...
Part 43: Life and war in France
From: Sergeant Marvin A. Palecek and his son, Glen Palecek
As soon as they completed the beachhead of Southern France, the U.S. Seventh Army, together with the Fr...
by Winona Post Editor-in-chief Sarah Squires
Most of us who have watched Winona Area Public Schools over the last year know — regardless of whether we are happy the district closed two elemen...
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Three-day charity event featuring Lady Antebellum, 3 Doors Down, Brothers Osborne, 38 Special and more
Coming off a record-breaking, 10th anniversary year, Ashley for the Arts is well under way with renovations and planning for its annu...
On top of one of the finest collections of art in the region, the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) regularly offers unique programs for art-lovers and art-newbies of all ages. Designed to engage, educate and entertain, there is always something new...
The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is offering two unique and intensive opportunities for young dancers this summer.
Junior Training Program for Dancers
The Junior Training Program for Dancers invites participants to experience two ...
The Winona County History Center has a new Museum Adventure Patch area where scouts can earn their patch by completing five of eight adventure stops in the museum. Scout groups or individuals are welcome to earn the patch. Museum admission is just $3...
The Dash for Cash was held before the start of the 2019 Steamboat Days parade. Sponsored by Bill and Janet Baker and Mike Rivers, the first, second, and third male and female finishers received $300, $200, and $100, respectively. Also providing in-ki...
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...
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 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...
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.
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...
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...
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