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Body Pulled from La Crosse River in Monroe County

SPARTA, WI (WSAU) — A canoer discovered a body in the La Crosse River near Sparta on Friday. Sheriff’s officers were called to an area of the river near the Hammer Road Crossing at 12:30 PM. Officers removed the body, and have since identified the deceased individual. No...
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Body found in La Crosse River near Sparta

A body found in the La Crosse River near Hammer Road crossing. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said it’s investigating the death of the body found in the Township of Sparta. A call to 911 around 12:30 p.m. Friday came from a canoer that had found the body.
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Road closures ahead on Mankato

As the Mankato Avenue reconstruction project marches along, Winona citizens can expect to see roadwork begin on the west side of Mankato Avenue later this month. Road closures for some of the streets are also slated to begin next week. Some Winonans were initially concerned about how the construction would...
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2 Students Injured in Winona Area School Bus Crash

There was an injury traffic crash involving a school bus yesterday near Winona. The Winona Daily News is reporting a school bus and another vehicle collided at the intersection of County Road 7 and Winona County Road 12, which runs parallel to I-90 about 5 miles southeast of Winona. According to the newspaper, the Winona County Sheriff's Office ticketed the 69-year-old school bus driver for failure to yield because he pulled away from a stop sign into the path of the second vehicle.
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2 Students Injured in Winona Area School Bus Crash

There was an injury traffic crash involving a school bus yesterday near Winona. The Winona Daily News is reporting a school bus and another vehicle collided at the intersection of County Road 7 and Winona County Road 12, which runs parallel to I-90 about 5 miles southeast of Winona. According to the newspaper, the Winona County Sheriff's Office ticketed the 69-year-old school bus driver for failure to yield because he pulled away from a stop sign into the path of the second vehicle.
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Two Winona Area Kids Among Winners of State’s “Kids Deserve a Shot” COVID Vaccination Effort

(KWNO)-Two kids from the Winona area are among five winners of Minnesota’s “Kids Deserve a Shot” COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Winona’s Latsch Boysen and Rushford’s Peyton Cords were each randomly chosen to receive $100,000 scholarships for completing their COVID-19 vaccination series last year. The campaign was rolled out last year as part of an effort to incentivize vaccinating the youngest eligible Minnesotans against COVID-19.
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Miller calls on MnDOT to find solutions for severe traffic problems caused by roundabout construction

Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) today called on the state’s Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to look for solutions to improve severe traffic delays caused by the construction of a series of roundabouts along Highway 43/61/Mankato Avenue in Winona:. “I’m hearing many concerns from folks around town regarding...
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MnDOT Adjusting After Lengthy Traffic Backup in Winona Construction Area

WINONA, Minn. (KWNO)-MnDOT is making some adjustments to the Mankato Ave. Reconstruction area after lengthy traffic delays Wednesday. “I apologize to folks. We don’t find it acceptable,” MnDOT District 6 Spokesman Mike Dougherty told KWNO. “We did know that there would be backups but it did disrupt people’s lives.”
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Crash at 61/90 Split Injures Winona Woman

DAKOTA, Minn. (KWNO)-A Winona woman was hospitalized after she was reportedly sideswiped by two semi-trucks and trailers in Winona County. The state patrol says the sideswipes happened in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90/Hwy. 61 split Wednesday morning. The state’s crash report indicates both semis continued east after swiping 59-year-old Lori A. Utecht’s vehicle on both sides.
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Marshfield, Adams Shut Down Wells Due to PFAS Pollution

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination. Wisconsin Public Radio reported that the state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that sampling in the two cities has detected PFAS high enough to concern state health officials.
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State Fire Marshall’s Office Investigating Goodview Inferno

GOODVIEW, Minn. (KWNO)-The Minnesota Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating a mobile home fire. Goodview firefighters responded to the blaze at the Lake Village Mobile Home Community shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday. The first units that arrived on the scene reported the residence was fully engulfed in flames. No injuries...
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Field Filling up for Local Elections

WINONA, Minn. (KWNO)-The field of candidates filing to run for local offices is starting to take shape. The Minnesota Secretary of State’s website shows candidates for all three Winona City Council seats up for election this year. At-Large Councilwoman Michelle Alexander is being challenged by Jerome Christenson, Fourth Ward Councilman George Borzykowski has a challenger in Amber Buysman and Jeff Hyma has filed to run for the city’s second ward, a seat held by Eileen Moeller who has yet to file for reelection.
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La Crosse Central High School holds 100th annual Memorial Day service

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) - For the 100th consecutive year, La Crosse Central High School is remembering those who gave their lives in service to our country. Area veterans joined students and staff Friday morning for Central’s annual Memorial Day service, which is considered to be one of the longest-running observances by any high school in the nation.
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