April 3, 2012
The time is 10 p.m. and the internal fan on the Hewlett Packard desktop computer has been buzzing for the last three hours and the sound of the keyboard can be heard above everything else.
March 6, 2012
David Hoffmann believes in a message.
When he started having questions within himself, answers weren’t revealed to him while sitting in church or through prayer—they were delivered through one of his true passions: music.
March 31, 2011
Before the curtain rises, hundreds of hours of work is logged to create the showpieces that allow actors to fully get into character--through their costumes
March 30, 2011
Members of the Winona Senior High School Drama Club will perform their annual spring play April 1 and 2
While actors get their moment in the spotlight on stage, the time to shine for the stage crew of the Winona Senior High School spring play takes place when the auditorium is empty.
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.
February 28, 2011
Local homebrewers ready their top creations for entry into the first St. Patrick's Day Homebrew Contest at Bluff Country Co-op
February 24, 2011
The annual Grumpy Old Men Festival in Wabasha, Minn., is not as much a commemoration as it is about drawing new visitors into their small city each year, according to the city's chamber
They may have passed away more than a decade ago, but actors Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau could still catch spectators' eyes this weekend on the small city streets of Wabasha, Minn.
The lovable characters portrayed in the classic tale of Midwestern rivalry "Grumpy Old Men" and "Grumpier Old Men" remain favorites to many, and the spirit continues at the city's annual Grumpy Old Men Festival commemmorating its claim to fame.
February 15, 2011
The Winona Arts Center hosts 20 to 25 events, exhibits and workshops in a year that range from films and folk music to photography, sculpture, yoga and children's workshops
In a town with too many churches to count, it’s not hard to drive past one and picture the colorful stained glass, the even rows of pews, the church community visiting inside.
The interior of the church at Franklin and Fifth Street in Winona, though, paints a much different picture.
February 11, 2011
The 2011 Local Food Hero will be presented during the EDA's 6th annual Local Food Forum & Expo on Mar. 12 in partnership with the Winona Farmers' Market winter market at the Winona Mall
Nominations for the third annual Local Food Hero in Winona County are now being accepted by the Winona County Economic Development Authority (EDA). If you know someone in our area who is making a significant contribution to our food system as a farmer, gardener, cook/chef, truck driver, store manager, shopper, or other, please contact EDA Director Linda Grover for a short form, 507-457-6483 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is Feb. 28,...