Appicelli, Reinardy named WMS “Students of the Week”

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 28, 2015

The Winona Middle School “Students of the Week” that were selected by House 8 East are Cole Reinardy and Kaela Appicelli. Kaela Appicelli is hard working, positive, friendly, and respectful. Her teachers think she is a great class participant. She enjoys Math and Spanish classes at school and loves being outdoors in her free time. […]

New Jersey man injured in I-90 crash Monday

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 28, 2015

A New Jersey man is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after his vehicle left an Interstate 90 on ramp and rolled over in the ditch. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 55-year-old Douglas Nau of Lebanon, New Jersey was traveling east on the I-90 ramp from Winona County Road 29. Reports state the vehicle, a […]

House Passes Higher Education Bill Taxing Students and Increasing Debt. Pelowski Says Now Isn’t The Time For Tuition Hikes.

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 28, 2015

Monday night, the Minnesota House passed an Omnibus Higher Education bill that Democrats say will lead to tuition increases and more debt for Minnesota students. DFLers say the bill upends the progress made over the last two years, when tuition was frozen for all Minnesota students at public colleges and universities. Over 67,000 students at […]

Phase 1 of the Highway 61 reconstruction project well underway in Red Wing

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 28, 2015

The Highway 61/Main Street reconstruction project has lead to some disruption of traffic through downtown Red Wing. The Phase 1 portion of the project began last week. Work will occur between Old West Main Street and Broad Street will include lane closures on Highway 61 from Fulton Street to Bush Street for installation of temporary […]

Southeast Technical Criminal Justice Instructor Greg Cady named “Instructor of the Year” at MSCSA General Assembly

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

On Saturday, April 11, Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical instructor Greg Cady was presented with a statewide teaching award by the Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) at its annual Spring General Assembly, held at Breezy Point Resort in northern Minnesota. Alyshia Brinkman, an individualized studies student at Southeast Technical, nominated Greg Cady for […]

Extra Enforcement Results in a Significant Jump in Citations for Texting and Driving

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

A motorist accelerates from a stop light with a cigarette in one hand, a phone in the other and no hands on the wheel. Drivers are looking down at their phones for several seconds to send or read a text message. Law enforcement officers encountered these types of distractions during the extra distracted driving enforcement […]

National Guard to assist with Avaian Influenza response

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

The Minnesota State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) called on the National Guard to deliver water for use in the disease containment effort as part of the state’s response to avian influenza. Thirty National Guard soldiers and 15 military water trucks from the Willmar-based 682nd Engineer Battalion and the Brooklyn Park-based A Company, 134th Brigade Support […]

Attempting the Northwest Passage: Film and Conversation

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

This Thursday at the Winona County History Center, the public will have the opportunity to see a documentary made by a Winona man last summer as he sail through the Northwest Passage. The film, “Attempting the Northwest Passage,” premiered at the Frozen River Film Festival in February. It will be shown April 30 at the […]

Local group works to improve water quality of Lake Winona

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

Last fall a water quality study of Lake Winona yielded some unexpected news. The results indicated the water was not as healthy as it could be. The lake has been given an impaired designation. Retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Biologist Eric Nelson explained what the designation means. “It is a classification ecologist give a body […]

WSHS FORTITUDE Club working for equality

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 27, 2015

FORTITUDE is one of many student clubs at Winona Senior High School. But Fortitude is not a typical after school gathering of students. These young adults are trying to make a difference by working to educate their classmates and community about social justice. FORTITUDE adviser Lora Hill says there are a lot of other things […]

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