April 1, 2011
The 75-year-old facility, which has been operated by Franciscan Skemp since 1985, will be discontinuing its hospital services but will continue to operate as a nursing home and family practice clinic
March 3, 2011
High school seniors got a taste of the college life this past weekend at Winona State University, sleeping in the residence halls and attending classes with college student partners
February 4, 2011
The Winona Nordic Ski Club, along with St. Mary’s University, hosted the seventh annual 10K ski race at SMU Sunday, Jan. 30, inviting children ages 4-12 to participate in a children's race for the first time
With the sizzling fuse of the non-firing canon and the blare of a siren, the race was off. The Winona Nordic Ski Club, along with St. Mary’s University, hosted the seventh annual 10K ski race at SMU Sunday, Jan. 30.
In previous years, there was only one race to be held. This year, there were three: A classic race and a skate race for older children and adults, and a children’s race. The children--ages 4-12--completed a 1K...
January 25, 2011
Phi Beta Sigma--the first multicultural Greek fraternity at WSU--celebrates its first semester on campus with an opening showcase event
"Bleed blue, bleed blue, until you cry white!”
December 10, 2010
Saint Mary’s is inviting the public to the annual “SMU 10K” classic ski event on Sunday, Jan. 30. A classic-style citizens ski event will begin at 10 a.m., and a skate race will begin at 1 p.m.
“We’re very fortunate to have an excellent trail system here that is both scenic, as well as challenging," said Chris Kendall, vice president of student life.
February 3, 2010
Saint Mary's University plans to tackle solid waste production and help students go green
Saint Mary’s University has set an ambitious goal to reduce their solid waste production by 25% by 2011. How do they plan to accomplish this? SMU is going single stream.
“Single stream” is a term used to describe a change in recycling. Instead of separating types of recycling (paper, bottles, cardboard, etc.) into different containers, they can now be collected all together.
November 2, 2009
SMU hosts costume party and viewing of sixth Harry Potter movie
Decked out in a curly, bleach-blonde wig, large purple sunglasses, a metallic gold shirt and borrowed choir robe, Michelle Cullen spared no expense at the local Salvation Army thrift store to complete the look of the flighty Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood.
“She is very corky and eccentric, and that’s really fun to dress up as,” Cullen said.
October 23, 2009
Man killed by train raises questions about to-be underpasses
A recent accident involving the death of a 51-year-old Winona man on the unmarked Johnson Street railroad crossing in Winona has once again sparked discussions of renovating the unmarked crossings in Winona.
According to the Winona Daily News, at about 6:40 a.m. Monday morning, Bruce "Ernie" Edward Streng, 51, was attempting to cross the Canadian Pacific tracks at Johnson Street when it appears he tripped and fell.