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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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Motorcycle crash in Onalaska leaves one dead

ONALASKA Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – One person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Onalaska. The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office says one person on a motorcycle heading northbound on County Road Z. Near County Road Z-N it left the road. The motorcycle went into the ditch, tipped over,...
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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.

Kick off the weekend on a high note at Ashley For The Arts

ARCADIA, Wis. (WKBT) —  Start your weekend off on a high note. Ashley For The Arts returns to Arcadia Thursday. Phillip Phillips, Brooks & Dunn, and Cole Swindell will take the stage throughout the weekend. Other activities include painting in the park and fireworks are scheduled for Thursday. A petting zoo, inflatable air park, hot air balloon launch, and lumberjack...

Wisconsin Music Festival Features Major Artists and Unbelievably Low Ticket Prices

Ashley for the Arts has announced the headliners for this summer’s festival which is scheduled for August 11, 12, 13 at Memorial Park in Arcadia, Wisconsin. In addition to the amazing music, the family-friendly festival also includes a 5K run/walk, an arts and craft fair, a ton of food vendors, a lumberjack show, inflatables, a petting zoo, hot air balloons, and fireworks.

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.

Hwy. 53 to close near Blair next Monday

The Trempealeau County Highway Department confirmed last week that Highway 53 just south of Blair will close this coming Monday. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is closing the highway to replace two box culverts between the Blair city limits and County Highway I. The highway will remain closed until late October.

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...

New restrooms, more benches on the way at Riverside Park

New restrooms for Riverside Park have already gotten a green light at La Crosse City Hall. Now, a private citizens’ group is busy trying to raise matching funds for the project. Friends of Riverside Park will contribute up to $250,000 to the new facility near the park entrance, to...

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.