City, County leaders address business leaders at “State of the Community” breakfast

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 23, 2015

The state of the Cities of Winona and Goodview and Winona County are good. That was the word from Winona Mayor Mark Peterson, Goodview City Administrator Dan Matejka and Winona County Board Chairman Steve Jacobs. Mayor Peterson said Winona will be focusing on street repair again this year. In Goodview, City Administrator Dan Matejka stated […]

Local adventurer shares story of recent Arctic voyage

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 23, 2015

Just over 100 people packed into a room at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum Thursday night to hear Taff Roberts talk about his recent adventure, sailing through the Northwest Passage. The room would have been more crowded if the fire marshal would have allowed the 75 folks who were turned away to attend. Roberts’ has […]

Former county administrator sues Winona County and Winona County Board

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 22, 2015

A lawsuit, filed in Winona County District Court by former Winona County Administrator Duane Herbert, claims Winona County and the Winona County Board of Commissioners violated Hebert’s rights when he was dismissed in May 2014. The suit lists Winona County officers and Commissioners Jim Pomeroy, Marcia Ward, Steve Jacobs, Greg Olson and former commissioner Wayne […]

Hughes transitioned to WSU Enrollment Strategies. Evans returns as interim Advancement VP

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 22, 2015

Winona State University has announced the effective immediately, Ernie Hughes will no longer serve as vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the WSU Foundation. According to a statement from the university, Hughes has been a valued employee, but the direction he introduced did not align with WSU President Scott Olson’s vision for […]

GRSF’s Gundersheimer to direct at The Commonweal Theatre

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 20, 2015

Great River Shakespeare Festival Managing Director Lee Gundersheimer will be joining with The Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, MN as a guest director. Gundersheimer will be directing Henrik Ibsen’s The Master Builder, in a new adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher, which will open the Commonweal’s 2015 season. The Master Builder, the highlight of the Commonweal’s 18th Annual […]

Dayton reveals details of Child and Dependent Care Credit proposal

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 20, 2015

Today Governor Mark Dayton released details of his proposal to expand the Child and Dependent Care Credit in Minnesota, providing $99.9 million in direct tax relief to 130,000 Minnesota families. According to a press release from the governor’s office, Governor Dayton’s proposal would expand eligibility for the tax credit, allowing more middle-income families to claim […]

Winona woman charged with assault following weekend stabbing incident

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 20, 2015

The Winona woman charged in the stabbing of an unidentified man, leaving him in critical condition, was officially charged this afternoon in Winona County District Court. Judge Mary C. Leahy formally charged 36-year-old Tamika Lateese Coley with Second Degree Assault (causing fear) and Second Degree Assault (with a dangerous weapon.) Citing public safety concerns, Assistant […]

WSHS parents recieve letter explaining recent student arrest

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 20, 2015

Parents of children attending Winona Senior High School received a letter from administrators Monday explaining the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a student last week. A 16-year-old student was arrested by Winona Police at 9:00 am January 15 in connection with a homicide in Maywood, Illinois. The letter, signed by principal Ryan Jensen, explains the […]

Two people injured in an accident Monday night in downtown Winona

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 20, 2015

Two people received non life threatening injuries in a motor vehicle accident Monday night in Winona. The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened at around 7:40 pm at 5th Street and Highway 43 (Main Street.) Reports indicate a car driven by Amy Runck of Winona was traveling west on 5th Street, striking a vehicle […]

Accident injures two at Hwy 61/43 intersection

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 20, 2015

Two Winona women were injured in a two vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Highway 61 at Highway 43. The Minnesota State Patrol reports Jennifer Subart and Virginia Laken were both taken to Winona Health with non-life threatening injuries. According to reports, Subart’s vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 61 when it broadsided a car driven […]

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