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After years of discussions, body cameras are here. Late last month, the Winona County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) deployed body cameras for the first time. It is now the only law enforcement agency in the county using them. Next year, the Winona Police Department (WPD) aims to follow suit. Polic…

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The Winona State University (WSU) Retiree Center’s Senior University program will host five courses this fall, these courses will be presented on Zoom. “On Liberty: John Stuart Mill’s Vision of a Free Society,” taught by David Speetzen, will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, August 24, 3…

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In an effort to convince more landlords to accept Section 8 applicants, local officials held a workshop last Wednesday to try and drum up support for the federally funded program that helps low-income families have private apartments and homes to rent. 

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Over a dinner in Minneapolis, Sister Judith Schaefer’s hopes for hiring a new administrator materialized. “I was really, really impressed with her understanding about education and her professionalism,” Schaefer said of Mary Eileen Fitch, the talented teacher she’d invited to dinner. Schaefe…

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Winona State University (WSU) has been tabbed for third place in their division and fifth place overall in the 2021 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Football Poll, as released on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The Warriors earned 26 points in South Division voting and 126 points total, inclu…

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Peyton and Tyler Gunnarson, brothers who are teammates on the Rolling Thunder Team, competed at the Move United Junior Nationals in Denver, Colo., on July 21-23. Peyton was a senior and Tyler an eighth grader this past year at Lewiston-Altura High School. Peyton participated in the under 20 …

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On Saturday, July 31, three students from Flow Yoga and Martial Arts, of Winona, represented Team Rodrigo Vaghi and Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu at the Grappling Industries Submission Grappling Tournament in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Robert Lupton competed in the 170-pound Blue Belt Gi division. Noa…

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Summer school students at Riverway Learning Community, a charter school located in Winona, recently wrapped up a six-week film project with Project Get Outdoors (Project GO), a local nonprofit organization.

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In light of recent CDC guidance around county-wide transmission rates, Winona State University (WSU) is updating campus protocol around the use of cloth face coverings/masks.