March 28, 2011
Employees who will celebrate an anniversary of employment at Saint Mary’s — as well as this year’s retirees — will be honored at the Service Recognition Awards Ceremony from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Common Room. This year’s retirees are Susan Edel, Dr. Marilyn Frost, Dorothy Huwald, Dr. Martin Judd, and Sister Clare Korte, OSF.
March 28, 2011
The small group of protesters demonstrated at the downtown Winona McDonald’s location, against the way in which they feel McDonald’s raises and kills chickens for food distribution
March 25, 2011
MIRC hosts series of workshops inviting community members into the world of online business and marketing
Twitter isn't just for teens anymore.
Attendees of a recent “Doing Business Online” free community workshop at the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce helped ease hesitant business owners and employees into a new way of looking at their computers--one in which to sell--with presenter Hans Mussig.
March 23, 2011
Participants “plunged” into Lake Goodview to raise money for the Cardinal Plunge Student Emergency Fund, a fund set aside for students in need or in emergency situations
Approximately 100 plungers braved the icy waters Saturday, March 19, at Michael LaCanne Park for the second annual Saint Mary’s University Cardinal Plunge. One group of jumpers included members of the SMU Women’s Basketball Team. Participants “plunged” into Lake Goodview to raise money for the Cardinal Plunge Student Emergency Fund, a fund set aside for students in need or in emergency situations. A portion of last year...
March 22, 2011
Mark your calendars for a personal and professional development conference on women's leadership on April 16th. The keynote speaker is New York Times best-selling author Gail Evans who served as the executive vice president of CNN and served in President Johnson’s administration. Evans will discuss the ethics and importance of women supporting other women in order to succeed in leadership. Attend this day-long event if you’re...
March 22, 2011
When: Saturday, March 26th starting at NOON
Where: Downtown McDonalds, right on main street
Who: Anyone can come, bring your friends, family, puppy, kitty, pet chicken?
Why? Because it's cheap, and because chickens and turkeys have no federal laws protecting them from inhumane slaughter. That means they are hung upside down and scalded in piping hot water before having their throats slit. Sounds like fun, right? This is just one example. Find...
March 20, 2011
Mick Jagger has been eating chicken pot pie lately. I hope he is satisfied. According to the New York Times he is. And so are his glitterati friends. I predict that before long we will be reading about rhubarb pie being served at Paris fashion week.Just remember - you read it here first.
March 18, 2011
Great River Bluffs State Park opened its doors on a new energy efficient office and shop, spearheading the way for the future of environmental building in the DNR
March 17, 2011
Under a new law passed Jan. 1, 2011, body art technicians must prove that they have completed coursework in blood born pathogens, prevention of disease transmission, (antiseptic) techniques and infection control, allowing for recently-tattooed persons to donate blood quicker than ever before
The sight of an eager college student filling out the forms to get his/her first tattoo at Tatu Royale in downtown Winona, Minn., is as common as the rock music that blares out of the parlor’s sound system. However, that same college student donating blood a year later when he/she is eligible is a sight that has become too uncommon.
Recently, a law has gone into effect to encourage just such behavior.
March 16, 2011
A freshman at Winona State University is taking the fight against Huntington's Disease into his own hands, and legs