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Authorities have confirmed that human remains found in a remote area of southern Minnesota are those of a woman who went missing more than two months ago and whose ex-boyfriend is jailed on suspicion of killing her. Madeline Kingsbury, who would have turned 27 on June 1, was last seen on March 31 after dropping off her two young children at day care in Winona, a southerneastern Minnesota city of about 26,000 residents. A deputy found human remains Wednesday in a wooded area about 46 miles south of Winona. An autopsy confirmed the remains were those of Kingsbury. The 29-year-old father of Kingsbury's two children is jailed but hasn't been formally charged yet.

Jeniyah Peterson-Sargent is a fifth grade student of Ms. Kaitlyn’s E2B classroom who was recognized recntly for displaying the virtue of kindness when she helped a Children’s House student with their breakfast tray clean up. Jeniyah’s favorite subject in the classroom is math, and she loves …

After almost 12 years of service to the Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools, Shelley Milek will step down as executive director, effective Aug. 31. Milek will “pass the baton” to current Foundation for WAPS board president and retired educator Luke Merchlewitz, who will serve as interi…


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The Winona County Board moved to discuss amending zoning ordinances related to dog breeding facilities at Tuesday’s meeting in a 3-1 vote, beginning a process that could change how and if Winona County provides permits to dog kennels.

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