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The premiere of the Winona episode of John McGivern’s “Main Streets” program will air on Thursday, March 23, 2023. McGivern and his crew visited Winona for a few days in August 2022 and filmed Winona attractions that included many local businesses, such as Watkins, the Minnesota Marine Art M…

Two people died from the coronavirus and confirmed cases were down in the latest reports.


A Trempealeau woman died in a car crash on Highway 53 just east of Galesville last Friday morning, the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley District, recently awarded the Corps’ St. Paul District Small Boat Instructor Team its 2023 Water Safety Award for the work they have done teaming up with local emergency management services to conduct water rescue near locks and dams.

The Winona Amtrak station reopened on last month following its closure due to the previous caretaker quitting without notice. Amtrak Spokesperson Marc Magliari said the station is operating regularly with arrivals and departures. He added that an outside company hired a new caretaker for the…


Winona County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Winona man after he allegedly hijacked at gunpoint motorists who had stopped to help him on Monday morning near Altura. The man reportedly led police on a chase before they disabled the stolen vehicle with spike strips near highways 61 and 14 in Winona.