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(She’s a real, verified Winona lifer. Since 1981, right after Thriller came out.)

I have worked for Visit Winona since 2008 and am the Visitor Services Coordinator. I have made Winona my home since graduating from Winona State University in 1981. My engagement in the community gives me a perspective and understanding of Winona which helps me answer a variety of questions that come from people interested in visiting Winona.

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Emily Kurash

Dining, Shopping, Lodging Expert

Mandi Olson

Family Travel

Patrick Menton

Outdoor Spaces

Jamie Schell

Arts & Entertainment

Mary Farrell

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