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January 20, 2014
Fourth body pulled from Mississippi after Jan. 5 accident near Winona
WINONA, Minn. -- Searchers on the Mississippi River have recovered the fourth body from an early January accident. The body of Andrew Kingsbury, 29 of La Crosse, Wis., was taken from the Mississippi Sunday about 700 feet downstream from where the vehicle containing the...
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January 20, 2014 - 10:30am
January 6, 2014
UPDATED: Third Mississippi River accident victim found
By Don Davis Forum News Service WINONA, Minn. -- A third body was found Monday, a day after a vehicle was pulled from Mississippi River near Winona. The body was spotted early Monday afternoon near where a sport utility vehicle with two bodies inside was removed...
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January 6, 2014 - 12:08pm
December 16, 2013
Winona Diocese names 14 priests accused of abuse
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona on Monday named 14 priests accused of sexually abusing minors, most of whom were not previously known by the public or local churchgoers to have faced such allegations. The diocese filed the list in Ramsey County District...
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December 16, 2013 - 3:52pm
October 21, 2013
8 injured in Winona deck collapse
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police say eight people were hurt when a deck collapsed at an apartment building in Winona. Sgt. Kevin Kearney tells the Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/1c9mFmp ) that four people were transported to a hospital Sunday afternoon and others went to there...
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October 21, 2013 - 9:43am
October 12, 2012
Winona bar says hit by faux gambling inspector
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police in Winona say they're investigating a tavern's report that a man made off with pulltab proceeds by impersonating a state gambling inspector. Deputy Chief Tom Williams says the man went into Cheater's Bar on Thursday and asked to inspect collections from...
October 12, 2012 - 12:13pm
September 17, 2012
Family seeks answers in Winona State grad's death
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of a Winona State University graduate who died in Vietnam under unexplained circumstances have launched a letter-writing campaign to get the U.S. government to seek answers. Kari Bowerman, 27, of Lake Geneva, Wis., and her friend, Cathy...
September 17, 2012 - 5:01pm
August 24, 2012
DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended in Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. MnDOT says once the new bridge is finished, the existing...
August 24, 2012 - 12:02pm