Gundersen Updates Winona Expansion

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 4:08 pm

​Gundersen Health System has cared for patients in and around Winona, Minn., for decades, and the demand for care is increasing.

Mankato Ave. Closure

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 4:06 pm

​The east northbound lane of Mankato Avenue will be closed down to traffic from Belleview Ave to the railroad tracks beginning Monday through Thursday 1/17/19 for utility work.

Buffalo Co. Encourages Vaccination

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 4:04 pm

​In Buffalo County, only 44% percent of preteens and teens are being immunized against certain cancers.

Gov’t Shutdown Increases Need for Food Shelf

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 4:01 pm

​ As the partial federal government shutdown enters an unprecedented third week, federal workers that haven’t gotten paid are beginning to rely on area food shelves.

MN Legislature to Try Hands Free Bill Again

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 3:57 pm

​Sen. Scott Newman (R-Hutchinson) and Rep. Frank Hornstein (D-Minneapolis), chairmen of the Senate and House transportation committees, introduced bipartisan ‘hands-free’ cell phone legislation aimed to increase safety for drivers, passengers, bicyclists and pedestrians on Minnesota’s roads.

Woman Killed on Highway 14

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 10:25 am

Jane Shoewe, a 73-year-old Winona woman, was killed after she was struck by a vehicle on Highway 14 Monday morning.

Central Reuse Input Now Available

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 10:21 am

​Engage Winona’s draft report collecting community voices and input on the reuse of Central Elementary is now available.

History Center to Host Elected Officials Forum

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 10:18 am

The Winona County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and the League of Women Voters- Winona are cosponsoring the Elected Officials Forum and Outreach Event on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Winona County History Center-Wanek Hall, located at 160 Johnson Street in Winona, Minnesota.

WSU Receives National Ranking

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 10:15 am

​Winona State University is the second-ranked public institution in the State of Minnesota, and the ninth-ranked Minnesota university overall, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 rankings.

Albert Lea Man Killed Passenger Seriously Injured in Crash

TJ Leverentz | Jan 14, 2019 AT 10:12 am

​An Albert Lea man is dead and an Albert Lea woman was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday evening.