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. 

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…

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. 

Ashley Furniture Industries is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by providing tours to local middle school students for the fifth year in a row. National Manufacturing Day, which officially fell on October 1, is celebrated throughout the month of October by manufacturers across the country. 

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.

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Enrollment at Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) has declined since last school year, but remains above the number district leaders projected while creating this academic year’s budget. The rate of decline is also gradually slowing and remaining below the past rate.

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New circumstances, same outcome — the Winona County Board approved the county’s 2022 preliminary budget and a 3 percent property tax levy increase on a 3-2 vote last week. In a familiar breakdown, board members Marie Kovecsi, Chris Meyer, and Greg Olson supported the budget and tax increase,…

Dennis Freidel, 74, of Prescott, Wis., was found deceased on Friday, October 1, after a drowning near the Belvidere Landing north of Buffalo City. 

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The Cochrane-Fountain City (C-FC) High School Pirates cross country treams traveled to the Levis Mounds Nature Center where Alma Center Lincoln hosted a seven-team meet. It was their first time using this course. Although it wasn’t the easiest to see the runners frequently, the course played…

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Buffalo County Department of Health and Human Services is notifying the public of the potential for COVID-19 exposure at local events September 24 and 25. A laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19 was present at these events during their infectious period. Due to the length of time and the lar…

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The Winona County Board’s proposed mask mandate is still in the works, but not the fast lane. An initial vote will be delayed until at least October 12 while county officials iron out ordinance language. County staff said the soonest the County Board could hold a public hearing and take a fi…

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Free preventive health and wellness services are here now. No insurance needed. Bridges Health is a Winona State University student-led, faculty-guided, inter-professional clinic that provides a variety of free preventive health and wellness services. Bridges Health is now offering services …