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by CHRIS ROGERS
When state leaders encouraged Larry Lundblad to come out of retirement and take a job as interim college president in 2018, it was intended to be a one-year gig. After all, it was a four-hour drive from the new job at Win...
by ALEXANDRA RETTER
From 2019 to 2020, Winona Area Public Schools’ (WAPS) four-year graduation rate at Winona Senior High School (WSHS) and the Winona Area Learning Center (WALC) decreased by about 1 percent and 0.1 percent, ...
New coronavirus infections continued to dwindle in Winona County with just six new cases in the past week, while Trempealeau County saw a slight uptick after weeks of falling cases. Buffalo County saw a minor rise in cases last week, but there were z...
by ZACH KAYSER
The Winona Symphony Orchestra (WSO) made a triumphant return to live performances Saturday night, after more than a year of waiting and online-only shows due to the pandemic. The musicians performed a program that was orig...
by Frances Edstrom, columnist
What to do on a 90-degree day in June? A drive in the countryside in the Winona area is my favorite. Up out of the valley of mugginess onto the breezy ridge ...
Chris Rogers, editor, Winona Post
It feels like just yesterday my co-workers and I were making trips out to Rollingstone Community School, photographing students caring for gardens, exper...
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
On Thursday, June 24 at 6 p.m. there will be a book launch of the recently-published anthology, “Crossings: An Anthology of the Poets Laureate of Winona Minnesota,” edited by Ken McCullough, published by Shipwreckt Books. The event will t...
Focusing on extracurricular artistic activities has helped Julia Kopperud navigate many challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The junior at Winona Senior High School (WSHS) is a student who is passionate about art, and creates her artistic ...
Our Voices will host a Juneteenth celebration with food, entertainment, and art on June 19 from 2-6 p.m. at Windom Park in Winona.
The event will feature Our Voices dancers Savannah DuBois, Jenalyn Mangahas, Ahniya Morgan, Ajsha Morgan, Jerz...
“Glitch is the Soul in the Machine” is an international exhibition showcasing emergent forms of new media art that playfully reveal the way digital technologies influence our perception of reality even as they corrupt the practice of ever...
In April, H3O Jazz Trio and Island City Brewing Company teamed up to raise funds for area nonprofits as part of their popular monthly Jazz Jams. In just two months, over $1,200 has already been contributed.
June’s Jazz Jam fundraiser recipie...
The day recognizes and celebrates our proud history. A few of those who will be honored include George Gale (1816-1868), a pioneer, judge, legislator, founder of Gale College and the city of Galesville; Captain Alexander A. Arnold (1833-1915), a lawy...
The Cotter girls track team qualified for state in two events at the section meet in Dodge Center, Minn., at Triton High School last week. The temperature was in the mid-90s, which made it a very challenging week to run (especially distance). Neverth...
Running one of the fastest four-by-400 relay times in school history, Winona State University (WSU) earned a third-place finish at the 2021 NCAA Division II Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Grand Valley State Univer...
by DONNY NADEAU, Saint Mary’s Sports Information director
The Saint Mary’s University (SMU) baseball team wasn’t about to write the final chapter in what has been a storybook season.
Johns Hopkins, however, had...
Luther College’s Ryan Ortega, originally of Winona, finished his collegiate tennis career with an appearance in the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis National Tournament held on May 14, 2021, in St. Louis. Ortega and his team qualified for n...
Saint Mary’s University student and Winonan Justine Schultz closed out her senior season in stellar fashion, leading the Cardinal fastpitch softball team in virtually every offensive category — including lacing her first two collegia...
by CHRIS ROGERS
Five innings is all it took for the Winhawks softball team to put another win in the books, as they glided past the Faribault Falcons 13-1 last Saturday.
The Winhawks got off to a commanding start right away in the fir...
It wasn’t supposed to end this way.
The Saint Mary’s University (SMU) baseball team had its sights set on its first-ever Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Playoff title — and the Cardinals’ first NC...
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