Investigators are focusing an electrical cause of the historic fire that consumed several buildings in downtown Winona. The fire last Friday destroyed two buildings, including the Islamic Center, and heavily damaged a third.
A Winona couple say they can’t believe a historic downtown building is gone after Friday morning’s 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police arrested 35 protesters who shut down silica sand mining operations Monday at two facilities in Winona, Minn., authorities said.
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The National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see “extreme flooding” this spring.
Motorists are advised to look twice for motorcyclists as the annual “Spring Flood Run” takes place Saturday between the Twin Cities and Winona.
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.
Police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Winona State University student discovered in his dorm room over the weekend.
Super Bowl Sunday is big business at the WinCraft. President John Killen says the company just had a strong sales year.
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.