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Vehicle Strikes Traffic Sign in Winona County Crash

Lewiston, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Sargent Minnesota woman was injured after the vehicle she was traveling in stuck a road sign near Lewiston Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol’s crash report indicates 37-year-old Ashley Larson was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Stephen Klopp of Winona. The report says the vehicle was eastbound on interstate 90 when it left the roadway and entered the ditch on the right side and struck a metal traffic sign east of the Lewiston exit around 7:30 a.m.
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Plans called for 6-story, $39M bldg downtown

A draft plan proposed a $39 million, five-story hotel and six-story apartment complex project at the 60 Main site in downtown Winona, according to a grant application from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The submitted designs are a first public glimpse of exact plan details that could be built at the site; however, developers say that those are not the final plans for the site.

Stewartville voters reject school bond referendum

(ABC 6 News) - Voters within the Stewartville School District rejected school bond referendum questions 1 and 2 on the Minnesota Primary ballot Tuesday. Stewartville Public Schools were looking to pass two ballot questions with a more than $38.5 million bond issue. Question 1: 71% no, 29% yes. Question 2:...

Stewartville business out $25K after catalytic converter thefts

(ABC 6 News) - A Stewartville business will pay more than $25K to replace seven specialty catalytic converters stolen Tuesday. The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office responded late Tuesday morning to a call from a business on Main Street North, which Capt. James Schueller said has been hit by catalytic converter thefts several times in the past.

This Minnesota City Claims To Be The ‘Miami Of Minnesota’

Minnesota is home to 853 cities and one of them is claiming to be the 'Miami of Minnesota'. Yes, Miami is a major city down in Florida with a population of over 400,000 people. However, one city in the Land of 10,000 lakes claims to be somewhat similar to Miami right here in Minnesota. What city could that be?

Why I opposed WAPS’ facilities plan

I’m the only elected member of the Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) board who opposes the $85 million referendum scheduled for April. I’m writing to explain why. I think it’s a mistake to pump millions of tax dollars into buildings when we’re in an enrollment decline that has lasted more than a quarter-century and still hasn’t bottomed out. There’s lots of evidence, evidence gathered by WAPS itself, that the enrollment decline is not a blip but our new reality:

Fatal crash involving teen in Goodhue County collision

GOODHUE COUNTY, Iowa – A fatal collision involving a semi and a compact SUV happened Wednesday morning in Wanamingo Township. The Minnesota State Patrol says Rachel Lynn Nesseth, 18 of Zumbrota, was driving south on County Road 1 and a semi driven by Jay Lawrence Bowe, 62 of Lewiston, was westbound on Highway 60. The vehicles crashed in the intersection around 8:48 am.

P.E.O. to host mum sale to support women’s education

Chapter AP P.E.O. in Winona will partner with Bronk’s Gardens again this fall to offer jumbo mum plants and fundraise for their chapter. These gorgeous plants are priced at $20 each and come in the following colors: white, yellow, rust/orange, red, and pink/lavender. To place an order, call or...

Dover-Eyota voters approve school referendum

(ABC 6 News) - Dover-Eyota voters had their say on Tuesday on a referendum to fix the district's public schools. The two questions posed to voters would bring in more than $20 million for improvements if passed. The plan focuses on improving school buildings, increasing security, and expanding learning space....

Giving everyone a chance at success

Today’s community college students face an array of demands that affect their success. Personal issues — balancing college and work, meeting the demands of family and friends, and dealing with mental health issues and disabilities — present obstacles for many students. As I complete my first year as the president of Minnesota State College Southeast, I feel connected to their struggles, because as a first-generation, working-class college student myself I faced many of the same challenges our students do today.

Thanks to all who sponsored, golfed or volunteered at the Ben & Adith Miller Classic to support our Patient Care Fund!

Mother Nature did her part with perfect weather for the Winona Health Foundation’s 2022 Ben & Adith Miller Classic on Monday, August 8 at Cedar Valley Golf Course. We are so grateful for all the businesses and individuals who sponsored, participated or volunteered at this event to support the Ben & Adith Miller Patient Care Fund. This unique charitable fund helps community members who receive healthcare services at Winona Health when they need a financial helping hand. Since its inception in 1986, the Patient Care Fund has helped more than 7,400 people pay more than $14.7 million in medical costs.