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Photos: Grace and Lauren Ping through the years  Winona Daily News

Kurt Bolstad, left, and Grace Ping approach the finish line during the Goodview Gallop 5k road race on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Goodview, Minn. (Sydney ...

George J. Ginther | Obituaries |  Journal Times

March 15, 1929—August 15, 2019. RACINE—George Joseph Ginther, 90, passed away at Primrose in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, August 15, 2019. He was ...

Cotter Schools Ramblers of the Month | Neighbors  Winona Daily News

Cotter Schools Ramblers of the Month: Cotter Junior High seventh-grade student Emma McRaith is the daughter of Barry and Kim McRaith. She has one sister, ...

High school softball: Cotter wins yet another pitchers' duel against Chatfield  Winona Daily News

Cotter came out ahead 1-0 in yet another instant classic against Chatfield on Tuesday at Bowlin Field in what could be a preview of the Section 1AA East ...

High school roundup: Cotter softball tops Caledonia; Nisbit shines in C-FC baseball win  Winona Daily News

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. — Cole Nisbit had two RBIs and scored three times for the Pirates as they defeated Westby 6-2 in nonconference baseball action ...

Cotter asks WAPS to ease sports fees  Winona Post

by NATHANIEL NELSON For the past seven years, Cotter High School (CHS) has been paying almost $20,000 in fees to Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) ...

High school soccer: Cotter's Gardner named first-team all-state, Barrientos Class A Coach of the Year  Winona Daily News

Cotter girls soccer forward Olivia Gardner and coach Marie Barrientos were honored at the Minnesota Coaches Association banquet on Sunday.

Results: 2019 Winona Steamboat Days Grande Parade | Local  Winona Daily News

The Winona Steamboat Days Grande Parade results are: High school band: 1, Onalaska; 2, St. Peter; 3, Maple Grove; 4, Foley. Drum major: St. Peter. Drumline: ...

Boys basketball: Young Cotter team has a lot of learning to do with new head coach Dan Messmann  Winona Daily News

Odds are if you have played basketball in Winona the past 15 years you are familiar with new Cotter High School boys basketball coach Dan Messmann.

DISASTER STRIKES | Final-minute mistake costs Cotter in girls soccer section tournament semifinal  Winona Daily News

A record-setting season ended in heartbreak for the Cotter girls soccer team.

MSHSL Class A State Cross Country: Cotter's Grace Ping regains state crown, teammates Lauren Ping second and Morgan Arnold fifth  Winona Daily News

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Cotter High School's Grace Ping is back on top — and joined in the top five by teammates Lauren Ping and Morgan Arnold.

High school football: No. 6 Goodhue jumps on Cotter right from the start  Winona Daily News

The Cotter High School football team made great strides last season finishing 4-5 — its best record since 2007 — thanks to a talented senior class.

Girls cross country: Cotter tied for first in Minnesota Class A rankings, Grace Ping and Lauren Ping ranked second and third  Winona Daily News

The Cotter girls cross country team which placed second at the MSHSL State Cross Country meet a year ago, is tied with Perham atop the most recent Class A ...

High school cross country: Cotter's depth has it primed for a run at a state championship  Winona Daily News

When Grace and Lauren Ping came back to Winona last year, after a year a in Utah, they not only brought back the chance of winning a state championship with.

Winona native, Cotter graduate, helps save a life on Kentucky road  Winona Daily News

A Winona native was in the right place at the right time. And a woman he never met will be forever grateful.

Cotter speech team wins Rochester meet  Winona Post

The Cotter High School speech team competed at Rochester John Marshall on February 9. Over 400 students from 22 schools were there, including three-time ...

High school football: Cotter riding momentum of best season in a decade into 2018  Winona Daily News

The Cotter High School football team made great strides in year two of the Seth Haun era last season snapping, a 23-game losing streak and finishing with a 4-5 ...

Section 1A Girls Track and Field: Lauren Ping, Grace Ping first and second in 1600  Winona Daily News

Cotter distance runners and Lauren Ping and Grace Ping swept the top two spots in the 1600 meter run on Thursday at the Section 1A Track and Field Meet on.

Saint Mary's raises nearly $20000 for Winona boy battling leukemia  Winona Daily News

Saint Mary's University has nearly reached its goal of raising $20000 for this year's Taylor Richmond Benefit recipient Joseph Row of Winona.

100 years of Cotter | Local |  Winona Daily News

Today was the first day of school at Cotter High School — 100 years ago.

WAPS Ríos Spanish Immersion program receives record number of applicants  Winona Daily News

The Ríos Spanish Immersion program at Winona Area Public Schools received a record 30 applications for 2019-20 kindergarten students.

Girls soccer: Cotter scores two in second half to defeat La Crescent in Section 1A tournament  Winona Daily News

Cotter and La Crescent entered halftime tied, but the Ramblers pulled away after the break to defeat the Lancers 3-1 and advance in the Section 1A girls soccer ...

Nordic Skiing: Grace Ping trades in shoes for skis, competes with state-bound Winona co-op Nordic skiing team  Winona Daily News

Grace Ping wanted to be part of a team during the winter sports season while keeping her focus on the spring track and field season.

MSHSL State Track and Field: Grace Ping surprises herself with 1600 win, Lauren Ping joins sister on podium in second  Winona Daily News

ST. PAUL — With five previous championships between cross country and track, it's hard to say it's a surprise when Grace Ping wins a race.

John "Jack" H. Scherer | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

BUFFALO CITY — John “Jack” H. Scherer, 90, of Buffalo City passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2019, at St. Anne of Winona.

Cross country: Grace Ping finishes 10th at NACAC  Winona Daily News

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO — Cotter High School sophomore Grace Ping finished 10th Saturday in the NACAC Cross Country Championships.

High school soccer: MSHSL Section 1A boys and girls tournaments begin Tuesday, Cotter girls No. 2, Winona Boys No. 4  Winona Daily News

The MSHSL Section 1A boys and girls soccer tournaments kick off on Tuesday with three Winona-area teams in each.

And the Winona Steamboat Days Harbormaster for 2019 is ...  Winona Daily News

Wearing a cap at a softball game isn't out of the ordinary. But not this kind of cap.

High school football: Ramblers lose heartbreaker to Kingsland after leading 30-6  Winona Daily News

The Cotter football team was unstoppable — until it wasn't.

Grace Ping, family coming back to Winona; Cotter cross country gets a big boost  Winona Daily News

The Cotter High School girls cross country team will getting a double dose of the Pings next fall.

William Herman Glowczewski | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

William (Billy Glow) Herman Glowczewski, 82, of Winona passed away surrounded by family, Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Roger Metz Manor.

'You get a voice': At Winona's Model Legislature, the students make the laws  Winona Daily News

In a corner room of Winona State University's Tau Center on Wednesday morning, the governor and his lieutenant governor sat at a table with a stack of papers ...

'He believed in Goodview': After a former mayor's passing, friends remember his legacy  Winona Daily News

Some might forget that the tiny city of Goodview, just over 4000 residents nestled near the west edge of Winona, is its own entity.

High school volleyball: Lewiston-Altura starts fast in Three Rivers Conference victory over Cotter  Winona Daily News

LEWISTON — The Lewiston-Altura High School volleyball team started fast and withstood a Cotter rally to win their third straight game to open up their 2018 ...

Abbey Allen, Kirsten Cranor win Joe Vogel 'Pay it Forward' scholarship  Winona Daily News

Kristin (Brang) Biesanz, along with Tom and Mary Vogel, presented the eighth annual Joe Vogel “Pay It Forward” Memorial Scholarship to Abbey Allen and ...

Cotter girls cross country finishes in second place  Winona Daily News

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — It was a bittersweet finish for the Cotter girls cross country team as it took second place with 87 points — only one point behind ...

Charles K. Kulas | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

Charles K. Kulas, 71, known to his friends as “Chuck,” passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, after a brief illness.

High school volleyball: Brackets released for Section 1A and 1AA tournaments, Cotter earns No. 3 seed  Winona Daily News

Pairings for the Section 1A and Section 1AA volleyball tournaments were released Wednesday, with both tournaments beginning Monday.

Cross country: Grace Ping qualifies for Foot Locker nationals  Winona Daily News

KENOSHA, Wis. — Cotter High School sophomore Grace Ping qualified for the Foot Locker national race on Saturday, as she finished seventh in the Midwest ...

Winona Steamboat Days buttons on sale now | Local  Winona Daily News

Winona Steamboat Days 2019 buttons are now on sale at most Winona convenience stores, retailers, restaurants, Midtown Foods and Hy-Vee.

Rain, shine and rocket ships as Winona's 2019 Steamboat Days kiddie parade marches on  Winona Daily News

Even a quick spurt of showers couldn't dampen the excitement that coursed through Lake Park Friday morning as the Steamboat Days' annual kiddie parade ...

Cotter graduate commissioned as US Marine Corps officer  Winona Daily News

Having met the requirements for graduation from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in history, Krystijan David Vander Zanden was ...

State Track: Cotter's Grace Ping gets back to the top of the podium with win in 1600; Lauren Ping second  Winona Daily News

ST. PAUL — Friday was Lauren Ping's day, and Saturday belonged to Grace.

Marie Feltz | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

GOLD CANYON, Ariz. — Marie Feltz, 76, of Gold Canyon died Friday, April 26, 2019, in her home.

Maynard Johnson picked to be the sports grand marshal in the Steamboat Days parade  Winona Daily News

Normally, members of the Steamboat Days Board of Directors are not nominated for Steamboat Days honors.

High school roundup: Megan Morgan scores two as Cotter defeats La Crescent  Winona Daily News

Megan Morgan scored two goals as Cotter defeated La Crescent 2-0 in girls soccer on Tuesday.

Cindy Li falls to Katie Mulvey, but Cotter girls tennis wins two matches  Winona Daily News

The top-five battle didn't go the way of the Cotter High School girls tennis team, but that didn't stop the Ramblers from picking up a pair of wins in a.

Grace and Lauren Ping qualify for Nike Cross Nationals meet  Winona Daily News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Cotter High School's Grace Ping and Lauren Ping will get to run one more cross country race this season.

Former Winona priest at the heart of Catholic Church sex scandal in Minnesota dies  Winona Daily News

As a Catholic priest, Thomas Adamson won the trust of the boys he coached and others he came to know in the parishes he served from southern Minnesota ...

Throwback Thursday: Back for the first Steamboat Days in Winona, captain recalls river lore  Winona Daily News

Old-time rivermen share stories at the banquet in their honor at the first Steamboat Days in 1948. Pictured are captains Milton Roundy, Frank Fugina, Winona ...

BACK IN THE GAME: Sandcork returns to Cotter football team at quarterback  Winona Daily News

The Cotter High School football team will have a new quarterback under center for the season opener on Saturday against Medford.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: The vote that closed the other school in Rollingstone  Winona Daily News

Editor's note: In June 1923, Rollingstone's Holy Trinity High School held its first graduation, sending 16 seniors out into the world — and Catholic schools would ...

Quiet philanthropy: Cotter benefactors acknowledged at Founder's Day event  Winona Daily News

On the birthday of its namesake Thursday, Cotter High School honored five benefactors who changed the face of Cotter.

A GOODBYE GIFT: Daniel Wuxihong leads Winona Cotter baseball past Lake City  Winona Daily News

Before heading back to China, Daniel Wuxihong wanted to give his Cotter High School baseball teammates a parting gift.

Cross country: Cotter's Grace Ping sets course record, sister Lauren finishes second  Winona Daily News

It might have been postponed back in 2015 due to bad weather conditions, but two years later Grace Ping of Cotter High School got to participate in the 48th ...

Like father, like son: Zukowskis hope to return Cotter boys basketball back to glory  Winona Daily News

Tom Zukowski is a coach and a mentor for the boys on the Cotter High School boys basketball team, but for junior guard Connor Zukowski, he's also a father.

Cotter's Northrop putting together remarkable season | Sports  Winona Daily News

Cotter High School softball coach Pat Bowlin has been doing this a long time.

Cotter awards athletes  Winona Post

Pictured are Cotter Principal Dave Forney, Jim Mohan Memorial 2016 Male Sportsmanship Award winner Alex Walechka, Jim Mohan Memorial 2016 Female ...

Cotter High School athletic awards presented  Winona Post

Soccer winners are Cade Espy, Parker Nelton, Patrick Michener, Justin Waldera, Waheed Ahmadzai, Bryant Gernes, Daniel Cardenas-Suarez, and Faisal Baz.

Cotter's Aubrey Williams redeems herself at Three Rivers meet  Winona Daily News

Aubrey Williams was out for a little redemption on Tuesday.

Schedule for Winona's 91st Memorial Day Program | Local  Winona Daily News

The 91st annual Winona Memorial Day Program will take place beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial in Lake Park.

In the classroom: Cotter's Mike Donlin | Education  Winona Daily News

Cotter High School's Mike Donlin has taught almost every social studies topic there is: government, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology.

Christina Kowalski | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

Christina Kowalski, 47, of Winona passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at her home. She was born March 21, 1972, in Cologne, Germany, to Robert and Helen ...

Collection: Winona area students of the week and month for Dec. 3  Winona Daily News

Senior Anthony MacLennan is the son of Aaron and LeAnn MacLennan of Winona. Anthony describes himself as factual, helpful, humorous and genuine.

'Hard work and effort paying off': Cotter celebrates high ACT scores  Winona Daily News

Earlier this month, Cotter High School teachers were surprised with a breakfast where Vice Principal Mary Eileen Fitch revealed the school's ACT score ...

MSHSL State Track: Cotter seventh-grader Lauren Ping wins 3200 state title, Grace Ping third  Winona Daily News

ST. PAUL — When Lauren and Grace Ping were kids, Grace thought her younger sister smiled too much when she ran.

Roger William Schneider | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

Roger “R.W.” William Schneider succumbed to Alzheimer's Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, comforted by the loving staff at St. Anne Extended Healthcare, Winona ...

Bernard Schultz | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

Bernard “Ben” A. Schultz, 95, of Winona passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at Sauer Health Care in Winona.

Section 1AA softball: Cotter turns the tables on Lourdes, advances to section final  Winona Daily News

AUSTIN, Minn. — Two weeks ago, the Rochester Lourdes High School softball team touched Cotter ace Isabel Northrop for five runs en route to a one-run ...

Photos: Cotter v. St. Charles girls soccer (9/15/15) | High School  Winona Daily News

Cotter hosted St. Charles Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference girls soccer match. The game was called due to lighting and ended in a 0-0 tie.

What defines our city? We take a crack at identifying the icons of Winona  Winona Daily News

What person, place or thing do you value most in the Winona area? What landmark do you show off to visitors? What local food do you brag about far and.

The good news gallery: Winona's community organizations and schools have much to celebrate  Winona Daily News

Winona Area Crime Stoppers recently donated $1,000 to the Winona Police Department and its K-9 Training Fund. The amount is from the proceeds that were ...

A party down by the river: Steamboat Days sets course for Levee Park  Winona Daily News

Winona's annual celebration is ready to dock at the levee.

Rev. Harry P. Jewison -- Rochester

Father Harry P. Jewison, 93, of Rochester, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019. He was born on Feb. 27, 1926, in Janesville, the seventh of nine children to ...

Beyond her years: Seventh-grade goalie helps Cotter girls win penalty shootout  Winona Daily News

Tess Mullen didn't think she was going to play. Yet there the seventh-grade goalie on the Cotter High School girls soccer team was Tuesday evening, not long ...

Prep notes: Cotter's Jewison to continue coaching basketball  Winona Daily News

David Jewison is not done coaching basketball just yet.

Friday Q&A: Cotter twins Nathan, Samuel Graff reflect on early high-school successes  Winona Daily News

Cotter High School twins Samuel and Nathan Graff have had a pretty impressive year.

A PERFECT TRIBUTE: Cotter softball honors former player, coach with big victory over Rushford-Peterson  Winona Daily News

The Cotter High School softball team honored Bridget Hale the way she would have wanted — with a dominating 15-0 victory over Rushford-Peterson.

Winona Cotter softball: Ramblers get by Lake City in first round  Winona Daily News

With the playoffs officially under way, the Cotter High School softball team can't afford any big errors or its season will be cut dramatically short of what it ...

GROWING PAINS: Cotter boys soccer can't find the offense in loss to Schaeffer Academy  Winona Daily News

The Cotter High School boys soccer team was hit hard by graduation after winning the Three Rivers Conference title a year ago.

Gerald W. Conway -- Scottsdale, Ariz.

Rev. Gerald W. Conway passed away peacefully on Jan. 29, 2019, after a brief illness. Fr. Jerry was born on Sept. 26, 1931, the third of nine children of Amelia.

Sandra 'Sandi' Van Hoof | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

Sandra “Sandi” Van Hoof passed away peacefully at her beloved cabin in Wabasha, with her husband Jerry holding her hand Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.

2015 Cotter High School Show Choir concert  Winona Post

The Cotter High School Show Choir will present its “End of the Year Concert” on Tuesday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Cecilia Theatre on the Cotter Schools ...

High School baseball: La Crescent sweeps Cotter  Winona Daily News

Despite coming off back-to-back victories over Rushford-Peterson and St. Charles, Cotter High School baseball coach Don Freeman knew Friday's ...

Sister Margaret Kiefer -- Rochester

Sister Margaret Kiefer (Sister Mark), 94, a Franciscan Sister of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes, Rochester, died at Assisi Heights on Wednesday, Dec.

COLLECTION: All of our students of the week from Winona area schools since September  Winona Daily News

Senior Sarah Beguin is the daughter of Catherine and Al Beguin of Winona. Sarah describes herself as determined, compassionate and intelligent, and she lists ...

Cotter High School awards top athletes at annual ceremony  Winona Daily News

Cotter Senior High School held its annual celebration day event on Tuesday, May 24, where senior student-athletes were recognized with awards.

'Biggest performance of my life': Cotter graduate part of Super Bowl LII halftime show  Winona Daily News

There's already quite a bit that Sam Young can put on a resume.

Winona-Misato sister city relationship continues to flourish  Winona Daily News

We are singing “We Are Family” as one voice. It is the night of Dec. 4, 2016, in the city of Misato, a small city in the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan. I stood linking ...

Sister Lorna Helter -- Rochester

Sister Lorna Helter, 102, a Franciscan Sister of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes, Rochester, died at Assisi Heights May 4, 2019.

Lynn R. Iverson -- Nelson, Wis.

Lynn R. Iverson, age 82, of Nelson, Wis., a longtime teacher at Alma, Wis., schools, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Saint Marys ...

HOMECOMING GAME: Bob Loshek loves bringing his high school softball team to Winona  Winona Daily News

Once a year for the past three softball seasons, Park High School softball coach Bob Loshek gets a chance to go home.

Knights close track and field season with records in tow

The season came to a close for K-W at the Section 1A meet Thursday at Winona Cotter High School, but not without some exceptional performances.

71st annual Winona Steamboat Days Grande Parade results  Winona Daily News

Fred Benning, the Parade Chair of the Winona Steamboat Days Committee, released the results of the Grande Parade of the 71st annual Winona Steamboat ...

Albert 'Al' W. Smith | Obituaries |  Winona Daily News

Albert “Al” W. Smith, 87, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Saint Anne Extended Healthcare.

TUESDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP | Northrop, Cunningham lead Cotter volleyball past Chatfield  Winona Daily News

The first home match of the season for the Cotter High School volleyball team turned out in favor of the Ramblers.

A Life Remembered: Father Paul Nelson was former Cotter principal, Cathedral rector  Winona Daily News

For 55 years, Paul Nelson was called Father. He offered Mass in Latin and in English. Prayed for five popes and five bishops. Baptized more than 2,500 babies, ...

Alumni update: Cotter grad Davis wins Oxford award; Mueller runs OKC half marathon; Nagle in Brazil  Winona Daily News

Arran Davis first picked up a javelin in Argentina. He's now in England, and he still hasn't put it down.

Mary Brown | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Mary Therese (Burbach) Brown joined her loving husband Thomas W. Brown in eternal life on Wednesday, May 15th 2019 in Mondovi, WI.

'He loved everybody': Ethan Fabian, Winona boy struck by vehicle, remembered as kind, caring  Winona Daily News

Friends of Ethan Fabian describe the young man as kind and gentle and quick to smile — the kind of person who, after pinning his opponent in wrestling, would ...

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