Winona, Minnesota

What is Winona, Minnesota known for?


art ist

name "webmo-v-12" '''Leo R. Smith''' (born 1947) is an American sculptor (sculpture) and folk artist from Winona, Minnesota, Minnesota. He works primarily in wood. Life on the Mississippi River, past and present, local people, and the flora & fauna provide inspiration for Smith's life-like folk figures. His innovative work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and fine shops and has brought wide acclaim throughout the US. A collection


year stint

Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. Coaching career Krause's coaching career included a five-year stint as head coach in all sports at Saint Mary's College in Winona, Minnesota, now Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; an assistant football coach at the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Notre Dame for ten years; and head basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame in 1943 and again from 1946 to 1951, when he compiled a record of 98&ndash;48 (.671).<


period site

of the City is located on a sand bar of the Mississippi River, and surrounded by river bottoms and wooded blufflands. Evidence gathered by archaeologists indicates that people lived in the valley as early as 9500 B.C. The earliest evidence of human habitation in Winona County is based on the discovery of a Woodland period site (circa 800 B.C.-900 A.D.). The present-day city of Winona was founded on the village of Keoxa. As the seat of the Wapasha dynasty, it was home to a Mdewakanton


local+educational

right Merchants National Bank (Merchants National Bank (Winona, Minnesota)), designed in the Prairie School style by Purcell and Elmslie In addition to the arts brought to the community by local educational institutions, Winona has two professional theater companies, the Great River Shakespeare Festival and the Theatre du Mississippi. Additionally, the Minnesota Beethoven Festival brings world class artists to Winona for a month long season each summer. Among the festival's


large construction

Amherst College before receiving a BS and MS from MIT. He worked in the construction trade for many years, becoming CEO of Guy F. Atkinson Co. He was involved in numerous large construction projects, including the Big Dig (Big Dig (Boston, Massachusetts)) of Boston and the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum (Oakland Coliseum). foundation 1967 location Winona, Minnesota, U.S. (United States) locations 2,566 (September 2011)


including years

was held in many different locations. Some were not far from the current site, but others were relatively far-flung, including years where it was held in Rochester (Rochester, Minnesota), Owatonna (Owatonna, Minnesota), and Winona (Winona, Minnesota). For a time in the 1870s, the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul) of Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota) and St. Paul held competing fairs. Minneapolis, the younger city of the pair, eventually outdid its neighbor by staging the larger fair with the help of William S. King. of farm land while serving as Lieutenant Governor. Dahl established Dahl's Cash Store in Jessie in 1925. The business was sold in 1948, and the family moved to Cooperstown. For a time during the late 1930s, he served as both Director and Secretary of the Jessie Farmers Elevator. # Iulus Ascanius (User:Iulus Ascanius) - I like to clean, organize, and add basic info to articles on small cities and towns # Hurrmic (User:Hurrmic) (talk (User talk:Hurrmic)) residing in Southeast Minnesota, specifically Winona (Winona, Minnesota), Winona County (but a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota) #Jace (User:Jacebenson) (talk (User talk:Jacebenson)) - Lives in north Minneapolis. I can help out. When the museum was restructured in the winter of 2004 and 2005, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum assumed ownership of and responsibility for operation of the two streetcar lines. The Museum of Lake Minnetonka was created to operate a restored TCRT steamboat, the ''Minnehaha'', which was built by TCRT in 1906, one of seven boats built in a design similar to the company's home-built streetcars. The Minnesota Streetcar Museum now has five operable streetcars, three from TCRT's fleet and two from the Duluth Street Railway Company. As of 2009, a streetcar from Winona, Minnesota is currently under restoration while a Fargo (North Dakota)-Moorhead Birney streetcar and a Mesaba Railway interurban car await restoration.


school performance

of farm land while serving as Lieutenant Governor. Dahl established Dahl's Cash Store in Jessie in 1925. The business was sold in 1948, and the family moved to Cooperstown. For a time during the late 1930s, he served as both Director and Secretary of the Jessie Farmers Elevator. # Iulus Ascanius (User:Iulus Ascanius) - I like to clean, organize, and add basic info to articles on small cities and towns # Hurrmic (User:Hurrmic) (talk (User talk:Hurrmic)) residing in Southeast Minnesota, specifically Winona (Winona, Minnesota), Winona County (but a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota) #Jace (User:Jacebenson) (talk (User talk:Jacebenson)) - Lives in north Minneapolis. I can help out. When the museum was restructured in the winter of 2004 and 2005, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum assumed ownership of and responsibility for operation of the two streetcar lines. The Museum of Lake Minnetonka was created to operate a restored TCRT steamboat, the ''Minnehaha'', which was built by TCRT in 1906, one of seven boats built in a design similar to the company's home-built streetcars. The Minnesota Streetcar Museum now has five operable streetcars, three from TCRT's fleet and two from the Duluth Street Railway Company. As of 2009, a streetcar from Winona, Minnesota is currently under restoration while a Fargo (North Dakota)-Moorhead Birney streetcar and a Mesaba Railway interurban car await restoration.


low+performing

page 1 home.jsp Since then other states have approved the formation of charter schools. The state government of Texas approved the formation of charter schools in 1995. Early critics feared that charter schools would lure the highest performing and most gifted students from centrally administered public schools. Instead, charter schools have tended to attract low income, minority, and low performing students. Radcliffe, Jennifer


made great

to Mankato, so Evans convinced them to build a station at the falls. of farm land while serving as Lieutenant Governor. Dahl established Dahl's Cash Store in Jessie in 1925. The business was sold in 1948, and the family moved to Cooperstown. For a time during the late 1930s, he served as both Director and Secretary of the Jessie Farmers Elevator. # Iulus Ascanius (User:Iulus Ascanius) - I like to clean, organize, and add basic info to articles on small cities and towns # Hurrmic (User:Hurrmic) (talk (User talk:Hurrmic)) residing in Southeast Minnesota, specifically Winona (Winona, Minnesota), Winona County (but a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota) #Jace (User:Jacebenson) (talk (User talk:Jacebenson)) - Lives in north Minneapolis. I can help out. When the museum was restructured in the winter of 2004 and 2005, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum assumed ownership of and responsibility for operation of the two streetcar lines. The Museum of Lake Minnetonka was created to operate a restored TCRT steamboat, the ''Minnehaha'', which was built by TCRT in 1906, one of seven boats built in a design similar to the company's home-built streetcars. The Minnesota Streetcar Museum now has five operable streetcars, three from TCRT's fleet and two from the Duluth Street Railway Company. As of 2009, a streetcar from Winona, Minnesota is currently under restoration while a Fargo (North Dakota)-Moorhead Birney streetcar and a Mesaba Railway interurban car await restoration.


family portrait

* WQCC 106.3 FM, La Crosse Steamboat Days Steamboat Days is the annual celebration in Winona. It is celebrated with a carnival, fireworks, a parade, and many other activities. For adults there are many other activities in which to take part. The celebration usually lasts six days. Notable people thumb right Family portrait. Children of James Hennessy, master of the Wagon Works of Winona. Portrait and Biographical Record of Winona County, Minnesota: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County Portrait taken in Winona, circa 1900. (File:Family of James Hennessy of Winona Minesota great grandmother of andrew parodi lec.jpg) *Carol Bartz, Former CEO of Yahoo!, formerly of Autodesk *Charles H. Berry, First Attorney General of Minnesota *Paul Breza, Roman Catholic priest and founder of Winona's Polish Cultural Institute and Museum (Polish Cultural Institute and Museum (Winona, Minnesota)) *Robert Henry Brom, Roman Catholic bishop *Alec Brown, NBA player *Garrett Heath, American Distance Runner *Roger Busdicker (Hal Leonard Corporation), co-founder of Hal Leonard Corporation *Jan Romuald Byzewski OFM, pastor of Saint Stanislaus Kostka Parish (Basilica of Saint Stanislaus Kostka (Winona, Minnesota)) and founder of the Polish-language newspaper Wiarus *Tracy Caulkins, swimmer *Max Conrad. aviator *Tim Olstad, contestant on The X Factor *Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, co-founder of Hal Leonard Corporation *Harold "Hal" Edstrom (Eau Claire Municipal Band#Guest Conductors), co-founder of Hal Leonard Corporation *James Earle Fraser (James Earle Fraser (sculptor)) (1876–1953), sculptor, designer of the Buffalo Nickel and the "End of the Trail" statue *Paul Giel, athlete *James "J. R." Keller (James Keller (Minnesota politician)), former state senator and representative *Bob Kierlin, businessman and politician *John G. McMynn, Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction *William D. Mitchell, United States Attorney General *Thomas H. Moodie, former North Dakota governor *William Windom (William Windom (actor)), actor, and his great grandfather, politician William Windom (1827–1891), who served as a Republican member of both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate from Minnesota; later became Secretary of the Treasury under presidents James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Benjamin Harrison. Actor William Windom's character of Glen Morley in The Farmer's Daughter (The Farmer's Daughter (TV series)) television series (1963) was also a congressman from Minnesota. *Winona Ryder, Actress (Ryder was born in nearby Olmsted County, Minnesota but was named after the city.) Sister cities * of farm land while serving as Lieutenant Governor. Dahl established Dahl's Cash Store in Jessie in 1925. The business was sold in 1948, and the family moved to Cooperstown. For a time during the late 1930s, he served as both Director and Secretary of the Jessie Farmers Elevator. # Iulus Ascanius (User:Iulus Ascanius) - I like to clean, organize, and add basic info to articles on small cities and towns # Hurrmic (User:Hurrmic) (talk (User talk:Hurrmic)) residing in Southeast Minnesota, specifically Winona (Winona, Minnesota), Winona County (but a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota) #Jace (User:Jacebenson) (talk (User talk:Jacebenson)) - Lives in north Minneapolis. I can help out. When the museum was restructured in the winter of 2004 and 2005, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum assumed ownership of and responsibility for operation of the two streetcar lines. The Museum of Lake Minnetonka was created to operate a restored TCRT steamboat, the ''Minnehaha'', which was built by TCRT in 1906, one of seven boats built in a design similar to the company's home-built streetcars. The Minnesota Streetcar Museum now has five operable streetcars, three from TCRT's fleet and two from the Duluth Street Railway Company. As of 2009, a streetcar from Winona, Minnesota is currently under restoration while a Fargo (North Dakota)-Moorhead Birney streetcar and a Mesaba Railway interurban car await restoration.

Winona, Minnesota

'''Winona''' is a city in and the county seat of Winona County (Winona County, Minnesota), in the state (U.S. state) of Minnesota. Located in picturesque bluff country on the Mississippi River, its most noticeable physical landmark is Sugar Loaf (Sugar Loaf (Winona, Minnesota)). The city is named after Princess We-Noh-Nah (Princess Winona), daughter of Chief Wapasha (Wabasha) III (Wapasha III). http: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com ~mnwabbio 3ch3.htm The population was 27,592 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). Its annual celebration, ''Steamboat Days'', is held in the summer. It is also known as the stained glass capital of the United States. http: minnesota.publicradio.org display web 2006 11 22 stainedglass

Search by keywords:


Copyright (C) 2015-2017 PlacesKnownFor.com
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017