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Authorities Investigating If Arson Started Downtown Winona Fire

Three buildings were a total loss in Friday’s blaze that damaged several businesses, apartments and a mosque in an older part of downtown Winona, Fire Chief Curt Bittle said.

09/13/2013

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Woman, 43, Charged With Having Sex With Boy, 13

A 43-year-old woman has been charged with having repeated sexual encounters with a 13-year-old boy. The Winona County Sheriff’s Department was notified of the alleged crimes just after midnight on Sunday.

09/03/2013

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Dead Silver Carp Found On Dam Near Winona

Experts say the discovery of a dead Asian carp near Winona confirms the invasive fish are using their leaping ability to attempt to overcome barriers.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said the carcass of a silver carp was found recently on a dam abutment just north of Winona, the furthest upstream a silver carp has been discovered in the Mississippi River.

08/22/2013

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State Park Partially Closed Due To High Mississippi River

The south portion of Merrick State Park, located north of Winona on the Mississippi River, has been closed as a safety precaution due to the river’s rising water. The DNR said the north campground at Merrick will stay open and isn’t affected.

07/01/2013

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Ex-Priest Named In 1st Lawsuit Under New Minn. Law

A civil lawsuit filed Wednesday by a man who claims he was sexually abused by priest nearly 40 years ago is the first to be brought since the Minnesota Legislature loosened the statute of limitations on such crimes, attorneys for the accuser said.

05/29/2013

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35 Arrested In Winona Frac Sand Protests

Police arrested 35 protesters who shut down silica sand mining operations Monday at two facilities in Winona, Minn., authorities said.

04/29/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.

04/23/2013

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Parts Of Minnesota To Get ‘Extreme Flooding’ This Spring

The National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see “extreme flooding” this spring.

04/22/2013

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Motorcyclists Hit Road For Annual Minn. Flood Run

Motorists are advised to look twice for motorcyclists as the annual “Spring Flood Run” takes place Saturday between the Twin Cities and Winona.

04/20/2013

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State Leaders Attending Summit On Asian Carp

Minnesota’s state leaders are spending Wednesday focusing on a major threat to the state’s tourism industry. It’s the possible invasion of Asian Carp, a destructive fish, in Minnesota waterways.

02/20/2013

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Death Of 19-Year-Old Winona Student Investigated

Police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Winona State University student discovered in his dorm room over the weekend.

02/18/2013

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Winona Souvenir Company Prepares For Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is big business at the WinCraft. President John Killen says the company just had a strong sales year.

02/02/2013

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Fastenal 4Q Net Income Rises 13 Percent

Fastenal Co. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter net income jumped 13 percent, helped by contributions from new stores and the installations of more of its industrial vending machines.

01/17/2013

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Winona Cop Charged With DWI

A Winona Police officer was charged Thursday with two counts of 3rd degree of driving while intoxicated (DWI).

12/24/2012

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Dayton To Visit Winona For Governor’s Deer Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton will be in scenic southeastern Minnesota for the 10th annual Minnesota Governor’s Deer Opener.

11/02/2012

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