winona county

Body of missing boater recovered after day-long search

Authorities have recovered the body of a Winona Man who went missing while boating on the Mississippi River. Winona County Sheriff Ron Ganrude told News 8 that the body was recovered around 8 o'clock Saturday. 

Correction: Court to hear challenge to Winona County's sand mining ban

Winona County heads to court to defend its ban on sand mining for use in hydraulic fracturing Winona County, Minnesota's only county to ban the mining of silica sand for use by the oil and gas industry in hydraulic fracturing, goes to court Thursday to defend the ban.