Master Gardener’s to host compost workshop Saturday

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 17, 2014

“The Magic of Worms and Composting” is the name of a fall workshop being sponsored this weekend by the Winona County Extension Master Gardeners. Master Gardener Deb Martin-Fedderson will lead the workshop Saturday beginning at 10:00 am at Stone Point Gardens located just off Highway 43 south of Winona. Participants will learn how to set […]

Winona man’s Arctic adventure ends

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 16, 2014

A Winona man’s dream of sailing through the Northwest Passage will have to wait another year. Taft Roberts has been sailing aboard the “Catryn” which set off on its journey from Wales on June 15. Roberts joined up with the vessel at Pond Inlet on Baffin Island on August 5. Roberts has a goal of […]

Level Two sexual offender relocates in Winona

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 16, 2014

The Winona Police Department has received notification that a Level Two sexual offender has changed his Winona address. According to law enforcement, 39-year-old Dorelle Lynn Harris is now residing in the 100 block of East Third Street. Harris had been convicted breaking into a home and holding a female victim and her child against their […]

Crosswalk event to focus on reducing pedestrian-vehicle accidents

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 16, 2014

The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee will be hosting a crosswalk event at several intersections in Winona on Thursday. Intersections to be included are located on Broadway, Huff, Main and Second Streets near WSU campus and in downtown Winona. The event will be held in three shifts during the early morning, noon hour […]

Free e-recycling event scheduled for Saturday

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 16, 2014

A free e-recycling event is planned for Saturday in Winona. The event will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, or until the semi is full in the Celanese west parking lot at 4610 Theurer Blvd. Winona County residents are encouraged to bring televisions, monitors, computer towers, laptops; miscellaneous electronics such as printers, scanners, […]

Campaign signs not allowed in highway ROW

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 16, 2014

Placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is not allowed under state law, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. In addition, campaign signs may not be placed on private property outside of the right of way limits without landowner consent. Highway rights of way include the driving […]

Gov. Dayton named to NGA education and workforce committee

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 16, 2014

Governor Mark Dayton was named as a member of the National Governors Association (NGA) Education and Workforce Committee. The Education and Workforce Committee has jurisdiction over issues in the area of education (including early childhood, K-12, and postsecondary) as well as in the areas of workforce development. Members of the committee ensure that the governors’ […]

Minnesota Marine Art Museum collection continues to grow

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 15, 2014

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum located in Winona, recently unveiled eight new works of art that are currently on display. MMAM executive director Andrew Maus said this is the largest single addition of art during his five years at the museum and believes this to be the largest single addition of pictures in the museum’s […]

Civil War 150 to visit the Winona County History Museum

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 15, 2014

The Winona County History Museum will be hosting a national traveling exhibit on the American Civil War. Civil War 150 is a collaboration between The Library of America and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Assistant Director Jennifer Weaver said the exhibit will be in Winona beginning Tuesday, September 16. She said the exhibit […]

Registration underway for Fall/Winter Park Rec programs

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 15, 2014

Registration is underway for all 2014-15 fall/winter programs available through the Winona Parks and Recreation Department. Program corrdiantor Lydia Boysen said there are around 20 programs to choose from. Among them is a new program called “Play in the Park.” The program invites residents to come to their neighborhood park and enjoy various activities. People […]

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