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Police: Dumbwaiter In Fatal Case Worked Properly

Police say a food elevator at a Fountain City restaurant where a college student was found dead was functioning properly. Fountain City Police Chief Jason Mork says in a news release that the elevator system at WingDam Saloon and Grill was not damaged in Monday’s incident that left Brooke Baures dead.

12/06/2014

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Agencies Investigate Student’s Dumbwaiter Death

Federal and state regulators have launched separate investigations into the death of a Winona State University gymnast who died while working at a restaurant in western Wisconsin. The body of 21-year-old Brooke Baures was found in a food elevator at WingDam Saloon and Grill in Fountain City Monday night.

12/05/2014

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Campus Holds Vigil For Student Killed In Dumbwaiter

Police are hoping to talk to anyone who was at a western Wisconsin bar and grill in the hours leading up to a worker’s death. Coworkers of 21-year-old Brooke Baures called 911 from the WingDam Saloon and Grill in Fountain City to report an accident around 7:45 p.m. Monday. “I think one of our coworkers got squished in like our dumbwaiter. But I’m, like, not willing to look close enough,” said one of her coworkers in the initial 911 call.

12/03/2014

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Vigil Planned For Winona State Student

Winona State University is planning a candlelight vigil for a student found dead at a restaurant where she worked. The gathering Wednesday at 8 p.m. will take place at the alumni gazebo in the center of the Winona, Minnesota campus.

12/03/2014

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Winona State University Student Found Dead In Bar’s Dumbwaiter

A 21-year-old Winona State University student was discovered dead inside a bar’s dumbwaiter Monday evening, according to the Fountain City Police Department. Shortly before 8 p.m., the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from WingDam Bar and Saloon in Fountain City, Wisconsin. When authorities arrived, they discovered the body of an employee identified as Brooke Baures in the food service elevator.

12/02/2014

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Another Vote Of No-Confidence In MnSCU Chancellor

Faculty members at Minnesota State, Mankato have issued a vote of no-confidence in the chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

11/01/2014

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Winona State Football Player Dies On Practice Field

A football player at Winona State University died on Monday while working out on the field Monday. The school issued a statement on Tuesday, saying that 22-year-old Shawn Afryl, of Skokie, Illinois, had passed away at Maxwell Field.

07/22/2014

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Silica Sand Summit Planned At Winona State

Opponents of the region’s growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a “citizens summit” in Winona on Saturday. The event at Winona State University is being organized by the Land Stewardship Project so residents can share strategy and hear from experts.

01/17/2014

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Woman Found In Submerged Car Identified

Police say the driver found dead in a car that plunged down an embankment and broke through the ice on a La Crosse creek was a student at Winona State University.

01/02/2014

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Dayton Heads To Winona For College Campus Forum

Gov. Mark Dayton is getting ready to field questions from Minnesota college students as he offers his take on the state’s future. Dayton planned a forum Wednesday at Winona State University that is also expected to attract students from St. Mary’s University.

12/04/2013

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Former Foster Child Urges Change To Guardianship Laws

Twenty-four-year-old Tonya Bauer is a student at Winona State University. She is strong, smart and has used her past struggles as a child to make her a better person.

02/05/2013

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Minn. Dog Uses Calculus To Play Fetch

Dogs can do some amazing things, but are they even smarter than we give them credit for being?

03/21/2012

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Stolen Urn With Mom’s Ashes Found At Winona State

Winona police say a stolen urn holding a woman’s ashes has been recovered at Winona State University.

10/01/2011

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Mother’s Ashes, Urn Stolen From Student’s Car

A Winona college student said she wants her most prized procession back: her mother’s ashes.

09/12/2011

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Winona State University President To Leave

The president of Winona State University says she’s stepping down.

08/15/2011

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