WINONA, Minn. (AP) _ Fastenal Co. (FAST) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $287.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Winona, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 50 cents.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Pope Francis has appointed a Los Angeles bishop to lead a southern Minnesota diocese.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced Thursday that Francis has appointed Bishop Robert E.
WINONA, Minn. (AP) _ Fastenal Co. (FAST) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $269.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Winona, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 47 cents.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man detained by Russian forces in Ukraine has been released and reunited with his wife and daughter, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said.
Tyler Jacob, 28, of Winona, was taken into custody this month while trying to cross from Ukraine into Turkey.
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Some Minnesota parents fear for the safety of their adult son in Ukraine who they say was taken by the Russian military.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several Democrats in the Minnesota House on Friday proposed a gasoline tax holiday during the summertime to help lessen the burden of rising gas prices on motorists.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers returned to the Capitol for the 2022 legislative session on Monday with a $7.7 billion surplus to wrestle over as they take up policy issues including frontline worker bonuses and which party has a better vision to rein in crime.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Senate Republicans have chosen Sen. Jeremy Miller, of Winona, to be the chamber's new majority leader to replace Paul Gazelka, who stepped down from his leadership post to run for governor.
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Winona man was arrested Sunday morning after an alleged domestic assault and overnight standoff with police.
Police said the 41-year-old man barricaded himself inside a Winona residence Saturday night and set parts of the home on fire and threatened officers.
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — A host of families are upset over Winona State University’s plans to cut all nine teachers from its children’s center...
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of Winona-Rochester in Minnesota says it has reached a $21.5 million settlement with 145 individuals who were sexually abused by its clergy members...
On behalf of Ready Set School and the board of directors, I would like to thank many people and organizations for their contributions to a great Chili Cook-off that took place on Feb. 9.
More than two dozen Winona families are now homeowners thanks to a collaboration between Minnesota Housing, the city of Winona and local lenders.
From Jan. 16, 2018, through Nov. 30, 2018, 28 first-time homebuyers took advantage of Minnesota Housing loan programs, with mortgages totaling $3.3 million and $201,000 in down payment and closing cost loans.
The city of Winona has declared a tag and tow operation to facilitate snow removal for the downtown area.
The downtown area is from Huff Street to Franklin Street and Broadway to Levee Park Drive.
The Winona Friendship Center, located at 251 Main St., is open from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday.
BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Virginia R. Strand, 88, Burnsville and a lifetime resident of Minnesota, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at the Ebenezer Ridges Geriatric Care Center, Burnsville.
The Winona Senior High School boys basketball team came out with high energy in the first half on Saturday, but Waseca came out of the locker room with even more after halftime.
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of Winona-Rochester plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following allegations of child sexual abuse against former priests.
The southern Minnesota diocese distributed a letter from Bishop John Quinn to parishioners over the weekend.
Remembering Lance Cpl. Allen
We honor our veterans this coming Monday. The traditionalists will still cry foul, and say that the day should be celebrated on Sunday. My connection to Winona and Veterans Day is due to an individual that I never met.
Mandi Olson is the new director of Ready Set School, the organization's board of directors announced in a press release.
“Ready Set School is fortunate to have Mandi join and lead our organization,” Ready Set School Board president Jenny Baertsch said.
Winona Apparel donated 20 percent of its September sales to the Winona Fire Department in memory of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Winona Apparel is a local apparel company headquartered in Winona. The company was founded by Winona natives Brad and Amy McNally as a way to honor and promote their hometown.
Marie is a proven leader who listens to her constituents, researches issues, attends meetings of County committees, and supports health, safety and the environment in decisions made by the County Board.
I want to encourage you to vote in the upcoming election. I hope that you will endorse candidates who truly support health care, social security, the environment, public education, humane immigration, and other policies that will actually benefit average Americans.
Come November, I will be voting for Chris Meyer for District 1 Winona County Commissioner. Chris has a strong vision for the county in which People, the Planet and Profits are of equal value. She is well-versed in needs of the people for social services, going for long term investment rather than short term program cuts.
WINONA — The Winona Symphony Orchestra opens its season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in Somsen Hall on the Winona State University campus.
The program will feature David Diamond’s “Rounds for String Orchestra,” a high-energy piece commissioned and premiered in 1944 by the Minneapolis Symphony.
WINONA — Falling enrollment could lead to more cuts in the Winona Area Public Schools budget.
The district’s current enrollment of 2,811 is 104 students lower than the 2,915 students used to make budget projections for 2018-19.
When Liz Micheel, professor of biology at Minnesota State College Southeast, presented her proposal for a brand-new degree program to administrators, she thought there would be at least a little resistance.
Everett “Ev” Mueller, 91, of Rochester, formally of Winona, was called to his eternal home on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.
Ev was born June 29, 1927, in Hillsdale Township, Winona County, to Walter and Gertrude (Stellwagen) Mueller.
Are you ready for some football? We certainly are.
It's football night in Winona, and once again the Daily News has you covered. Come back here throughout the night for updates on local games, including New Prague at Winona.
A breast cancer benefit will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Katie's Place, 1000 E. Ninth St., Winona for Nicole Sammann, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
Want to learn more about Girl Scouts in Winona? There will be two Winona Troop Formation sessions on Monday, Sept. 10 at the Winona Mall.
The two sessions will take place from 2:45-4 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.
Winona County has completed an updated draft of the of the County’s Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) as required by the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. Local jurisdictions are required to update the plan every five years to remain eligible for pre-disaster and post-disaster mitigation grant programs.
The Winona Symphony Orchestra announces its 2018-2019 season, "From Minnesota with Love," featuring concerts inspired by Minnesota composers, performers, and symphonies.
The 2018-2019 season includes a Fall Concert on Saturday, Oct.
A 16-year-old Winona boy was cited with theft after police found a stolen goat in the back seat of a car in Garvin Heights Park Tuesday.
According to the report, police discovered four boys, all ages 16-17, at the overlook shortly before 10:30 p.m.
The Islamic Center of Winona is hosting an interfaith dinner Saturday, May 26 at sundown.
In celebrating the fast of the month of Ramadan, the local Muslim community invites members of the Winona community to have a meal and conversation with their Muslim neighbors.
Betty Mae Hensel, 54, of Winona died Sunday, May 6, 2018, at her home.
Betty was born Jan. 6, 1964, in Rochester, to Earl and Carol (Daniels) Hensel. She graduated from Winona Senior High in 1982 and attended Winona State University and MN College-SE Tech.
A group looking to purchase a showboat and bring it to Winona is still $30,000 short of its goal — and time is running out.
The nonprofit William A. Thompson Dredge Museum had hoped to raise enough money to purchase the Minnesota Centennial Showboat, a floating theater currently docked at St.
WINONA — Education Village at Winona State University will be one step closer to reality at 11 a.m. April 28.
The university announced it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the two-year construction of the $31.2 million, 100,000-square-foot mini campus that will feature 18 dedicated learning spaces that will serve students and faculty in STEM, communications, health, art, music, social studies, language, international education, physical education, and special education programs.
WAPS readies to sell Madison, Central and Rollingstone: Board weighs whether to allow buildings to be reopened as schools
Winona Area Public Schools is preparing to sell Madison, Central and Rollingstone elementary schools after board members voted to close those buildings last month.
What is undecided, however, is whether the buyers of those buildings will be able to reopen them as schools.
The Hiawatha Valley Civil War Round Table will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, on the second floor of the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson Street, Winona.
Randy Kuznicki, a longtime Civil War re-enactor, will give a presentation on "Officers of the Third Minnesota Regiment." The Third Minnesota Volunteer Regiment served in Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas during the war, as well as in Minnesota.
Rochester City Council Member Michael Wojcik owes us 25 cents.
Wojcik made a wisecrack on Facebook last week, offering two bits to the first person to make a connection between Destination Medical Center and the news that the Catholic Diocese of Winona is now the Diocese of Winona-Rochester.
As a parent of two children who attend Madison elementary, I want to express my outrage that the Winona School Board organized a public hearing regarding Madison on March 19 that was supposed to start at 7:30 p.m.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1664 Kraemer Dr., Winona is hosting a free Active Shooter Response presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. This is 1½-hour presentation by Winona Law Enforcement will be followed by a question and answer period.
Upcoming events for the Learning Club:
Winona’s Energy Action Plan and You: Efficiency and Renewable Energy Options for Your Home.
WHEN, WHERE: 10 a.m. Monday, April 2 at Winona County History Center.
ST. CHARLES — Maynard C. Johnson, 94, of St. Charles, formerly of Mabel and Winona died Friday, March 16, 2018, at Whitewater Health Services in St. Charles. Memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 23, at Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel.
Providing students with adequate music experiences is time and teacher intensive. Yet music learning provides so many real world benefits for student learning and progress, it must not be undervalued or cut.
Schools are keystone features of human communities and these define who we are as a people, as a society. The amalgam of communities and their vibrancy is shaped by schools, their students, families and neighbors.
A herd of captive whitetail deer fully infected by chronic wasting disease (CWD) roamed a pen that was inadequately fenced but approved by an inspector from the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, the Star Tribune has learned.