Demolition of homes underway as bridge construction progresses

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 15, 2015

The corner of 4th and Winona Streets has a very different look as crews bring down several structures to make way for the Winona landing site of the new bridge. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and bridge contractor, Ames Construction, recently spoke to a group of Winona business people about the bridge’s progress. […]

WSU will convert Laird-Norton building into art classrooms and gallery space

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 15, 2015

Last month the keys to the former Laird Norton Lumber Company offices were turned over to Winona State University. The Laird Norton Company recently gifted the building to Winona State. WSU president, Dr. Scott Olson, said the Laird Norton Company had approached WSU about assuming ownership of the property at 125 West Fifth Street for […]

Final days to help Ready Set School through $10,000 matching grant

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 15, 2015

Ready Set School was recently offered a $10,000 Matching Challenge Grant to support Ready Set School by Winona Radio. The Matching Grant Challenge began on March 15, 2015 and extends until April 29,2015. During this time each donation dollar made to RSS up to $500 will be matched for a total of $10,000. This is […]

Three local businesses to recieve Winona Co. “Sustainability Awards”

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 15, 2015

The Sustain Winona partnership has announced the recipients of its first Leadership in Sustainability Awards. The awards will be presented at a dinner on Friday, April 17, at the Winona History Center. The 2015 Leadership in Sustainability – Education Award will be presented to Winona State University for its long-term work on recycling and waste […]

Winona is set to celebrate Earth Day this Saturday

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 14, 2015

Winona will be celebrating Earth Day 2015 on Saturday, April 18 with lots of fun, family activities throughout the city. Activities will be taking place from the Lake to the Levee will several activities taking place on the Winona State University campus at the gazebo located at Main and Sanborn (8th) Street. Things to do […]

MMAM announces new Winslow Homer exhibition

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 14, 2015

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona is proud to announce a large, 2-gallery exhibition by one of America’s most beloved artists – Winslow Homer (1836-1910). The exhibition, titled “The Wood Engravings of Winslow Homer,” will be exhibited through August 7, 2015. The exhibition highlights Homer’s engravings which include his portrayals of the American […]

Extra distracted driving enforcement begins today

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 13, 2015

More than 300 law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Minnesota State Patrol will be cracking down on distracted drivers starting today. The extra enforcement runs through Saturday, April 18. Stopping distracted driving starts with all of us. If you are a passenger in a vehicle with a distracted driver, Speak up: tell them […]

Charges pending against man who fled after running into a pedestrian

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 10, 2015

A Winona man is facing a possible charge of felony criminal vehicular operation after he struck a pedestrian Thursday evening with his pickup and then fled the scene. According to Winona Police Deputy Police Chief Tom Williams, James Christopher Nelson was driving a pickup that struck an unidentified 21-year-old male from Winona. Reports state the […]

Next “Food for Thought” to celebrate Winona Armory’s 100 year history

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 10, 2015

There are so many stories about the old Armory over its 100 years! On April 15 at 12:05 p.m. Winona County Historical Society archivist Walt Bennick will explore ways the Winona community used the building. From car shows to dancing, the fortress was also a place to gather for the community, not just our local […]

Registration is open for Habitat for Humanity’s golf fundraiser

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 10, 2015

Habitat for Humanity Winona – Fillmore Counties is proud to host their annual golf fundraiser on Monday, May 11th at Cedar Valley Golf Course. The fundraiser is sponsored in part by Thrivent Financial, and proceeds will be used to purchase materials to help complete a home this summer in Winona. Registration and a burger lunch […]

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