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Water fight on Winona ramps up

June 7, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A long-simmering controversy over Lake Winona, a sewage treatment plant and how it impacts Alexandria lakes took a new turn this week.
The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA) and the Lake L’Homme Dieu Association filed suit Tuesday against the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for failure to protect Lake Winona and downstream waters from pollution.
The groups say they’re asking the state agency “to do its job” and protect the environment. Continue Reading

Winona boy suspended for Michael Jackson groin grab back in school

February 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WINONA, Minn. (AP) The 9-year-old student suspended after mimicking Michael Jackson’s famous groin grab dance during a fundraiser at a Catholic elementary school in Winona is back in class. Continue Reading

Winona, Minn., 9-year-old suspended for groin grabs during Michael Jackson dance

February 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WINONA, Minn. (AP) A Catholic elementary school in Winona indefinitely suspended a 9-year-old student for mimicking Michael Jackson’s famous groin grab during a fundraiser. Continue Reading

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Brawl erupts over prep hockey hit

January 6, 2012 in WDAY

WINONA, Minn. (AP) An illegal check during a high school hockey game in Winona erupted in a brawl that resulted in 10 ejections. Continue Reading

Winona man cited for kicking, killing cat

August 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINONA, Minn. (AP) A Winona man accused of kicking and killing a cat has been cited for misdemeanor animal cruelty. Continue Reading

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Organ donation forges friendship, new life

July 9, 2011 in INFORUM

WINONA, Minn. Bill Hutmacher had already come to peace with his death. Continue Reading

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Winona woman dies after 3-story fall in May

July 6, 2011 in INFORUM

WINONA, MINNESOTA An 82-year-old Winona woman who survived a three-story fall from her apartment window in May has died. Continue Reading

A cleaner Lake Winona? Costs would be ‘scary’

September 27, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

A sparkling clean Lake Winona. Is it possible? Probably not and it would cost a lot of money just to try, according to a discussion that took place at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night. Continue Reading

A cleaner Lake Winona? Costs would be ‘scary’

September 27, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

A sparkling clean Lake Winona. Is it possible? Probably not and it would cost a lot of money just to try, according to a discussion that took place at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night. Continue Reading

Minnesota candidate fails to file petition

September 19, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

WINONA, Minn. An independent legislative candidate’s name appears on ballots for the November general election in Fillmore and Houston counties, even though he didn’t meet state filing requirements. Continue Reading