February 9, 2012
When I signed up for this class, I thought to myself “is there really that much to learn about Minnesota, besides all of the lakes we have all over the place?” I was proven very wrong on the first day of class. One of my favorite and most interesting things I have learned so far is about the Kensington Rune Stone hoax. I find it fascinating because on the mystery. No one knows if it’s really true or if it is a hoax...
June 9, 2011
The Artisan Market will occur the second Saturday of each month from June through September, 7:30am-12pm, adjacent to the Farmer's Market.
In 2011, those dates will be:
May 9, 2011
On a farm just outside Winona, Minn., the season of calving begins, and--for one particular calf--an unusual story unfolds at the minute of birth
After three hours of labor, only a hoof could be seen peaking out the back of a 1300-pound dairy cow. By 12:30 a.m., 27-year-old farmer, Adam Krammerer, stepped in to deliver the calf.
He urged cow tab number 113 into the chute and slipped on long, plastic gloves. Reaching inside the uterus, he found the other front leg and straightened it. Krammerer pulled a chain out of his jean pocket and hooked it to the calf’s front hooves....
May 3, 2011
The rise in buffalo farmers is likely due to consumers’ desires to eat meat that hasn’t been subject to growth hormones or antibiotics used for growth, according to Gail Griffin, local buffalo farmer
March 31, 2011
Winona County Dairy Princess Ashton Bain of Utica, Minn., will award a new local farm girl with the opportunity to travel throughout the county and tout the virtues of dairy
A princess shouldn’t have to get out of bed before the sun comes up. A princess shouldn’t have to get her hands dirty. A princess shouldn’t have to usher hundreds of cows through their daily routines. But for 19-year-old Winona County Dairy Princess Ashton Bain of Utica, Minn., this is a typical morning living on her family's dairy farm.
January 28, 2011
The FROZEN RIVER FILM FESTIVAL, ongoing through Sunday afternoon, is this weekend's well-deserved event juggernaut, so we're going to go ahead and dedicate this edition to Crystal and the huge staff of volunteers that make this cool thing happen every year. Here's our top five picks (in order of chronology) for festival events.
— Your Friendly Winona360 Editors
January 24, 2011
January 26-30, events will include film sets, a winter farmers' market and programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world
Winona State University and Theatre Du Mississippi partner to present the sixth annual Frozen River Film Festival Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 26-30.
The opening film on Wednesday, Jan. 26, is “Alone on the Wall” which features climbers on Yosemite’s famous Half Dome.
January 19, 2011
Not everyone sees the potential in Shiitakes, Oysters and Wine Caps, but an upcoming cooking class aims at making mushrooms a favorite fungus in the kitchen
September 24, 2010
Mary Speltz shares decades of family recipes with the community through local farmers' markets, and also remembers to include her family members just down the street
As the mother of four growing boys, Mary Speltz put her kitchen skills to use every day of the week.
September 17, 2010
Campus Ministry and other groups sponsor events around the theme “Blessed Are the Peacemakers”
The week of Oct. 3 through 9 is Lasallian Week of Peace. The Lasallian Week of Peace originated in 2006 during a meeting of Young Lasallians in Rome to encourage Lasallian schools to participate in one of the social justice initiatives of the church as well as to pray for world peace.
Campus Ministry and other groups sponsor events.The overall theme of the week is “Blessed Are the Peacemakers.”
Schedule highlights include: