Dredge crews find car in the river

Posted by HBC Newsdesk October 1, 2014

While dredging to widen the navigational channel of the Mississippi River near the East End Boat Harbor in Winona, dredge crews uncovered a car. According to the Winona County Sheriff’s Department, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reported discovering the car shortly before 3:00 Tuesday afternoon. The car, a 1983 or 1984 Chevrolet Caprice, was […]

Franken calls for new oil train safety standards

Posted by HBC Newsdesk October 1, 2014

U.S. Senator Al Franken of Minnesota has put his support behind a new federal proposal to boost the safety of trains carrying highly volatile Bakken crude oil from North Dakota. In a letter to the Department of Transportation, Franken agreed that old tank cars need to be phased out and new measures need to be […]

LWV School Board candidate forum to be replayed this week

Posted by HBC Newsdesk October 1, 2014

The League of Women Voters-Winona Unit’s Winona Area Public School Board At Large Race General Election Forum held Tuesday evening will be rebroadcast two times this week. The LWV has announced the forum will be replayed Thursday, October 2 at 9:00 am and again on Friday, October 3 at 7:00 pm on HBC government access […]

Local man is home after trip to the Arctic

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

Local adventurer Taff Roberts recently returned from his trip to the Arctic where he and four others were attempting to sail the Northwest Passage, retracing the steps of a British expedition in the late 1800’s. All members of that crew perished after their ships became stranded in ice. Last week Roberts talked with me about […]

Project FINE celebrates new U.S. citizens

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

September 17 was Constitution Day in the United States and for the past two years, Project FINE has taken the opportunity to celebrate new American citizens. Project FINE executive director, Fatima Said, said the path to citizenship can be difficult for new comers but the journey is well worth it. She said obtaining citizenship can […]

St. Charles business park gets its first tennant

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

The City of St. Charles recently announced its Innovation Business Park, located along Interstate 90, has its first tenant. Mayor Bill Spitzer said Active Tool and Die, a local St. Charles business, would be expanding into the park. ATD, founded in 1997 by Darin and Brent Ihrke, is currently located in downtown St. Charles and […]

A Nutritious Dish: Chai Tea

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

Tea is one of the most popular beverages around the world and with the cooler weather settling in here in Minnesota, it time to start enjoying this delicious beverage. But what’s the difference between black tea, green tea, or even oolong tea? All true tea plants come from the same species and it’s the processing […]

Money Matters: WNB to construct new drive-thru facility

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

In this week’s Money Matters, Winona National Bank’s CFO/Senior Vice-President Mike Bissen talks about their new drive-thru facility which is currently under construction.

Air quality monitoring roundtable to held next week

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

The Winona City Council will hold an informational meeting to discuss air quality monitoring on Tuesday, October 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Winona Senior Friendship Center. City officials say the session will be a silica sand air quality monitoring roundtable including representatives of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), the Winona […]

Charges to be filed after man enters Target wearing only underwear

Posted by HBC Newsdesk September 30, 2014

Charges are pending against a Caledonia man who entered Target wearing only his underwear earlier this month. According to reports, at around 8:15 pm on September 11, 19-year-old Benjamin Milton Pieper walked into Target wearing just his underwear. Reports state he grabbed an umbrella from a display and then left. After leaving the store he […]

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