This Week in Winona: May 22-29

Winona is jam-packed with live music this week; whether you like acoustic guitar or swinging dixieland, we’ve got you covered. Our local American Legion Post 9 is also hosting a variety of events in honor of the Memorial Day. For


Touch-A-Truck returns on Saturday, May 13, from 10am to 1pm. The Main Street Program is partnering once again with Winona Health and Live Well Winona for PlayStreets, making downtown the place for family fun. Touch-A-Truck is a free, family-friendly event

AmericInn welcomes first guests

Winona’s newest hotel is now open. The AmericInn Hotel & Suites Winona located at 303 Pelzer Street features 70 rooms and is 100% smoke free, with contemporary design and decor. A variety of room types are available, including rooms with

Farmers’ Market

The Winona Farmers’ Market heads back outdoors for the season beginning Saturday, May 6 through October. Due to downtown construction projects, the outdoor market will be temporarily located at the city parking lot on 4th & Lafayette streets. Visit more

With Spring in the Air, local businesses open doors once again

Spring Re-Opening May flowers aren’t the only thing blooming. Several seasonal businesses are once again open; here are some highlights: Boat House: A comfortable and relaxing riverside restaurant & bar located on the Mississippi River, featuring rustic from scratch menu,

This Week in Winona: May 16-21

Enjoy the beautiful weather by taking in our weekly Farmers’ Market on Saturday, bike to work day, or touring the unique Kinstone megalithic garden in Fountain City, Wisconsin just across the Mississippi River. Download the single-page PDF of highlights for the

Tickets for the 2017 Season of History on the River

The Winona County Historical Society’s History on the River educational cruises are back for another season. The cruises will board either the Cal Fremling or Winona Tour Boat this season, both leaving from the Winona levee. The 90 minute cruises

Mississippi River Photographs

Nathan Benn served on the National Geographic Society photographic staff from 1972 to 1991. Kodachrome Memory: Both Sides of the Mighty Mississippi, Photographs by Nathan Benn, on exhibit at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum from April 21 to August 27,

Dedication of new Science and Learning Center at Saint Mary’s University

Highlights of the 50,000-square-foot building include: State-of-the-art classrooms and labs that will serve as optimal learning environments and provide a platform for increased research opportunities. A layout specially designed to promote hands-on learning opportunities. An interior atrium that will visually

2017 Excellence in Tourism Awards

Visit Winona gave its Excellence in Tourism by an Organization award to Garvin Heights Vineyards, and to Clarence Russell of the Trester Trolley for Excellence in Tourism by an Individual. “Garvin Heights owners Marv and Linda Seppenan are celebrating their 10th