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Do you like to write fiction or non-fiction? Check out the Great River Writes – Winona Writers Group that meets every second Friday of the Month at 3:30 PM via Zoom.
Use the writing prompts on our website (winona.lib.mn.us) or write your own one page, single spaced document to share at the meeting. Everyone’s work will be critiqued by attendees in a meaningful way.
Registration is required for this event. To register, go to winona.lib.mn.us or call (507) 452-4860.
The Great Winona County History Hunt: Win $500!
A new fundraiser for the Winona County Historical…
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A new fundraiser for the Winona County Historical Society, the Great Winona County History Hunt
takes you across Winona County on a fun fill scavenger hunt at historic
locations. Get your map and take the adventure through Winona County to
find fun facts and stories at each site along the way for a chance at
go on sale at 10 a.m. August 10 and are available until 4 p.m. August
24, 2020 at the Winona County History Center (160 Johnson St., Winona).
They are $10 each and you can buy as many as you wish for more chances
to win. Each location has its History Hunt Fact posted on a special
sign. You can choose to safely explore more at each location or not. Do
the History Hunt in any order, any time during the timeframe, but get
your completed maps back to the History Center by 4 p.m. August 24 to be
entered for the $500 cash prize! The first 10 individuals or teams to
complete their maps and turn them in receive a free Family Membership
worth $50 to the WCHS. The first 20 receive a Winona County history
book, City Mouse, Country Mouse. Individuals, family or friend
teams can participate, but one grand prize and one membership/book per
team or individual entry will be awarded.
proceeds benefit the Winona County Historical Society and this event is
proudly sponsored by Lewiston Auto, celebrating 100 years. Check out
the Lewiston Auto 100th Anniversary Car Show, August 22, Noon - 6 p.m.
Lewiston Auto, in conjunction with the Vintage Chevrolet Club of
America’s Viking Region, will host an all-Chevrolet car show on
Saturday, August 22, 2020 to celebrate 100 years in business. The
feature of the show will be a special collection of Chevrolets from 1920
to 2020, showcasing the changes in technology and design over the last
thank you for your support in ensuring that WCHS can continue to
collect, preserve and share our local history for everyone. The Winona
County History Center is open! You can also find more information, get
updates, take a virtual visit, and stay engaged with local history at www.winonahistory.org.