WINONA IN THE NEWS


Boat House Restaurant featured in Explore Minnesota Tourism

April 29, 2021

Looking for a place on the water to treat your mother to a Mother’s Day meal? Explore Minnesota Tourism writer James Norton featured waterfront dining establishments in Minnesota and included the Boat House, Winona’s only riverfront restaurant.  The Boat House

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Lakeview Drive Inn featured on KDHL

The Lakeview Drive-Inn was featured on Faribault radio station KDHL. The Drive-Inn is the oldest restaurant in Winona and opened in 1938 and serves burgers, brats, hot dogs, fish, (served with their secret tartar sauce recipe) fries, and ice cream. 

WSU Outdoor Education and Recreation Center resumes Open Climbing

April 27, 2021

The Winona Outdoor Education and Recreation Center’s Open Climbing experience is starting up again every Tuesday, May 18-June 22, 2021 at Sugar Loaf. No experience is necessary as evidenced by Visit Winona’s own Cynthya Porter who climbed the Sugar Loaf

This Week in Winona: April 27-May 2, 2021

April 26, 2021

Download the printable PDF document here and check out our online calendar. Highlights: April 27-May 2 Tuesday, April 27 10:30 am – 11:00 am      Live Virtual Storytime                                                     Winona Public Library Facebook   Wednesday, April 28 5:30 pm                        Artist Talk: Jennifer Lovejoy: Mindfull                               

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts featured in Inspire(d)

April 23, 2021

Inspire(d) magazine covers stories on optimistic and inspiring people and places in the Driftless region who “do good things.” The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts made their list of “What We’re Loving”  in its Spring issue. The MCA aims to

Winona Tour Boat Begins its 2021 Season

April 22, 2021

One of Winona’s favorite guided tours is now in the water and ready for visitors! The Winona Tour Boat began its Mississippi River cruise excursions and is now booking for the full 2021 season.  This is your chance to see

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Visit Winona’s MN Gator Campaign featured on Travel Vertical Podcast

Visit Winona’s April Fool’s ad campaign, “Swimming with Alligators,”  was featured on the Travel Vertical Podcast.  The Travel Vertical  is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network and this was the first episode of the podcast on Spotify and

MMAM opens two exhibitions in April 2021

April 21, 2021

(Photo credit: Lea Murphy (American, b. 1964), On the Other Shores, 2019. Digital photograph.) The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) is opening two new temporary exhibitions this April. 20th Century British Marine Master Artists opened on April 16, and Water: Shots

Making History Art Show at WCHS to open May 1

Making History: RAA Member Exhibit and Showcase, will open May 1 and run through July 17. Over 25 regional artists will have work in this show featuring photography, music, paintings, pottery, poetry and more. The 2021 River Arts Alliance Member Exhibit

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Minnesota Marine Art Museum highlighted in Explore Minnesota

April 20, 2021

Freelance writer Sheila Regan wrote about her experience visiting the Minnesota Marine Art Museum and highlighted its art collections. The article appeared in the Explore Minnesota Tourism “Discover New Content,” section and featured the MMAM’s European (Impressionists, Cubism and late

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