Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand has made a career in law enforcement, but just when he thought he’d seen it all, along came a watery mystery.
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.
Winona County commissioners on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit for the first operation to exclusively mine frack sand in the southeastern Minnesota county.
A sand mining company has agreed to a voluntary environmental review of two mines it’s proposing for Winona County.
A mayoral candidate in Winona County admits his conviction for selling marijuana could “throw a few complications” into his campaign. Stephen Conlin says he’s committed to his campaign for mayor of St. Charles.
The sheriff of Winona County says the man fatally shot by a deputy last week did not have a gun.
The Winona County sheriff says a deputy fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at himself and then at officers.
An infant girl whose body was found recently in the Mississippi River may soon find her final resting place near three other babies discarded in the same way.
A burglary suspect apparently didn’t notice that the Minnesota house he was targeting had a sheriff’s squad car parked outside.
The Winona County sheriff’s officials are identifying the body found under a pontoon boat moored to a dock in the Mississippi River last weekend.
Well past the point that many people retire, one Minnesota woman is still going strong. Martha Johnson, 95, may be the oldest business owner-operator in the state.
A Minnesota teen won’t be tried as an adult in a crash last spring that left three classmates dead and a fourth with serious injuries.
A 22-year-old Winona man is accused of cutting a 20-year-old man from Wisconsin with a machete.
A Minnesota teen will stand trial on charges stemming from a crash last spring that left three classmates dead and a fourth with serious injuries.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says an invasive vine that threatens forests has turned up in Winona County.