May 17, 2011
The Winona Historical Mobile Application uses new technologies to create an interactive multimedia experience for museum patrons as they see the buildings firsthand
May 16, 2011
By being a mentor, you can be the change in a child’s life, for the better, forever
Think of the word hero. Who comes to mind? Fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, other family members, people from the community, super heroes, and the list goes on. How many of you have had at least one role model in your life who you look up to? Have you thought of being a role model to someone else? Think of being the one person a child looks up to; their hero. A hero…mentors…role models…the one thing that ties them...
May 16, 2011
“Packinghouse Daughter” is a historical memoir that recalls the 1959 meatpackers’ strike that divided Register’s hometown of Albert Lea, Minn.
The Winona State University Common Book Project announces the selection of “Packinghouse Daughter” by Cheri Register as the 2011-12 Common Book.
“Packinghouse Daughter” is a historical memoir that recalls the 1959 meatpackers’ strike that divided Register’s hometown of Albert Lea, Minn. Register is the daughter of a Wilson & Company millwright. Her book describes the violence that broke out when the...
May 12, 2011
Trempealeau Refuge to Celebrate Annual Birding Festival
May 9, 2011
Lead Programmer: Mitchell May
One of the main goals of the OLPC program is to encourage collaboration and interaction through the activities. One way that this is accomplished is with a technology called the mesh. The mesh allows the laptops to communicate with each other even if they aren’t connected to the internet. We decided to implement a mesh-collaboration by creating a graphing activity.
May 4, 2011
In class this week, we traveled through the history of prohibition and into the Great Depression. It is neat to imagine life in Winona and our surrounding area. Winona is said to have been the middle spot between Chicago and the Twin Cities; an ideal town for any would-be booze runners or ‘gangsters’ like Al Capone to spend a night partying until the next day when they would continue north. Winona is known to have had a vast amount...
May 3, 2011
Kahl was nominated by the Winona Health Auxiliary and has been a volunteer for the organization for 59 years
Jenny Kahl received the 2010 Ben & Adith Miller Community Service Tribute Award at a dinner held in her honor on Tuesday, April 26. The Community Service Tribute is awarded to the person, persons or group who has done the most for the betterment of the Winona area.
May 3, 2011
Winners of individual categories — announced April 20 — receive cash and or varying-level renewable scholarships to Saint Mary’s
Each year students at Winona schools submit essays that reflect on the values, ideals and principles that mean the most to them in the annual Laws of Life essay contest, organized by Saint Mary’s University and sponsored by Winona-area businesses and organizations.
Winners of individual categories — announced April 20 — receive cash and or varying-level renewable scholarships to Saint Mary’s.
May 2, 2011
Global Information Systems/Global Positioning System Class
9:30AM - 3:30 PM
April 29, 2011
While not every textbook title is included in the rental program, more than 30 percent of titles are available for rent
Saint Mary’s will become part of a select group of colleges/universities offering students a textbook rental program. This opportunity is made possible thanks to a partnership forged between Saint Mary’s administration and the campus bookstore, managed by Barnes & Noble. With textbook rentals, students can realize tremendous savings, paying less than half of what they would to purchase a new, printed textbook.