Body Of Missing Winona State Student Found In Mississippi RiverAuthorities say the body Winona State student missing since Oct. 7 was found Tuesday morning in the Mississippi River.
Winona State University Has Gender Neutral Homecoming CourtHomecoming will be a little different this year for one Minnesota university. For the first time, Winona State University is making its homecoming royalty court non-gendered. That means students of all gender identities can become royalty and the school is foregoing the traditional King and Queen.
Police Seek Public's Help In Finding Missing Winona State StudentAuthorities in Winona are seeking the public's help in locating a missing college student.
Safewise Names Winona Safest College Town In U.S.Good news for students at Winona State University and Saint Mary's University!
Report: Student Dies In Winona State University Dorm RoomA 20-year-old Winona State University student died over the weekend in her dorm room, according to reports.
Winona State Investigating Complaint Against Ex-Coach LeafWinona State University officials are investigating a complaint lodged against former men's basketball coach Mike Leaf. The university released a statement noting Leaf was placed on administrative leave June 22, the day after the university received a complaint about Leaf. Leaf was still on leave when he notified the university June 26 he would be resigning effective June 30.
Finding Minnesota: Winona State’s Floating ClassroomStudents in southeast Minnesota are using a new floating classroom on the Mississippi River to study everything from geology to performance arts.
OSHA Fines Wisconsin Bar $7K For Death In DumbwaiterThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Wisconsin bar $7,000 for the death of an employee who died when her head got caught in a dumbwaiter. OSHA says WingDam Saloon and Grill in Fountain City failed to furnish a workplace free from recognized hazards that were likely to cause death to serious harm to employees.
Police: Dumbwaiter In Fatal Case Worked ProperlyPolice 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.
Agencies Investigate Student's Dumbwaiter DeathFederal 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.
Campus Holds Vigil For Student Killed In DumbwaiterPolice 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.
Vigil Planned For Winona State StudentWinona 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.