Winona State University (WSU) President Scott Olson will be a guest DJ for KQAL 89.5 FM on Wednesday, October 13 from 4-6 p.m. To listen online visit www.kqal.org  

Grace Presbyterian Church is having its second annual drive-through chicken-que on September 25, from 11 a.m. till the chicken is gone. For only $11, folks can take home half a deliciously grilled chicken, creamy coleslaw, expertly made baked beans, and a buttery roll. It’s a good meal to fe…

A virtual Land Stewardship Project (LSP) pasture talk on Tuesday, September 28, will feature two farmers discussing their experience with contract grazing. The Zoom call will run from 6:30- 8 p.m.; for more information and to register, see landstewardshipproject.org or contact LSP’s Bairet L…

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On Saturday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m., the woodwind quintet from Winona, Frankly, My Dears, will play a program at the Old Main Historical and Community Arts Center located at 20869 College Avenue in Galesville. The audience friendly selections include classical pieces for quintet along wi…

A public book launch with readings from the new book “The Haunting of  Potter’s Field” and a gallery exhibition of the book’s illustrations will be held at 7 p.m., October 8, 2021, at the Winona History Center, 160 Johnson Street in Winona.

Please help support the great people who volunteer for the Hidden Valley Fire and Rescue with a chicken-que on Saturday, September 25, at the LaCanne Park Pavilion in Goodview. Starting at 11 a.m., $10 will get you a half-chicken dinner with your favorite sides. Contact one of the volunteers…

Grace House Transitional Shelter will hold a fundraiser on September 14, from 4-7 p.m. Steak Shop Catering will have a grilled 1/2 chicken, potato salad or baby potatoes, baked beans, rolls and butter all for $10. One dollar per meal will be donated to Grace House. Call 507-452-3150 or order…

The Winona Family YMCA is committed to providing a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment for all. The YMCA will be joining communities, organizations, and YMCAs across the nation in participating in the national Welcoming Week initiative from September 10 through September 19, 2021. 

The Friendship Center is open for business. Members are welcome to come for in-person programming. Classes will also be offered via Zoom. Registration is required for some programs, at least 24 hours in advance. Health and wellness programs do not require registration; however, a punch card …

Hope Lutheran High School is hosting a fish fry on Friday, September 10, from 4:30-7 p.m. The proceeds will be going to Childhood Cancer Community. Check them out at childhoodcancercommunity.org/.

Sharon Mansur is thrilled to again be curating SHIFT~ performance salons this year in Keoxa/ Winona, Dakota land. Join artists StuffStudio and Sydney Swanson for ShiftCircle, an immersive performance with accessible collaboration that asks, what if art and performance wasn’t meant to only be…

Let the art adventures begin! The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) is offering its third and final free Seasonal Saturdays event boxes. The “Fall Art Adventures” event box will be available to reserve beginning September 1. Each event box includes elements of the popular Seasonal Saturdays…

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Wednesday, September 1, through Tuesday, September 7, customers at Midtown Foods can round up their bill to support Ready Set School, a nonprofit that provides school supplies to local families in need. Midtown Foods will match any dollars given to Ready Set School. Shop at Midtown and consi…

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As fall approaches, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help end the ongoing critical need for blood and kick off the season with a blood donation. The Red Cross needs donors of all blood types to give now and help ensure lifesaving transfusions are on the sidelines for those who…

Lewiston High School Class of 1955 and 1956 will hold a reunion on Wednesday, September 8, starting at 2 p.m. Contact Audrey Costello at 507-289-1344 or VeeAnn Patzner at 507-523-3796 for more details.

The Gate City Jazz Band has future playing dates for its faithful fans and new fans to enjoy. Coming this Wednesday, August 25, they will be featured from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lewiston area Farmers’ Market at the Crossings Center in Lewiston. Come to listen, eat wood fired pizza, drink craf…

Join us for a polka dance on Saturday, August 28, from 12-4 p.m. at the Winona Elk’s Club located at 4540 Service Drive in Winona. Music will be provided by Georges Concertina Band, and hamburger and fries will be available to purchase. Contact 507-452-4500.

Join us for all you care to eat Belgian waffle breakfast on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at the Winona American Legion from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. We will be serving waffles, sausages, toppings and beverages. Tickets are available at the Winona American Legion bar for $8 in advance and $9…

Winona Senior High School Class of 1971, will hold their 50 year class reunion on October 2, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Club located at 302 East Sarnia Street in Winona.  

Being a part of a proud agricultural community and with this year’s race taking place during the harvest season, we understand our local farmers need access to businesses in our hometown, Lewiston, as well as access to the Mississippi River for transportation of grain. The Fools Five committ…

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The Holy Trinity Parish, of Rollingstone, will hold their 38th annual festival on September 12, 2021, at the Holy Trinity Community Center. It will feature a barbecue chicken dinner, available with curbside pick up, the big ticket with cash and prizes and the vegetable wagon with a lot of go…

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Hope Lutheran High School has announced its grand opening on Friday, August 27, at 3 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. A fish fry with all the trimmings will be from 4:30-7 p.m. for $10 a plate or $9 in advance at Restored Blessings. Tours will take place following the ribbon cutting.

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Chapter AP P.E.O. in Winona is pleased to partner with Bronk’s Gardens again this fall to offer gorgeous mum plants and fundraise for their chapter. These lovely plants are priced at only $18 and come in the following colors: yellow, rust/orange, red and pink/lavender.