In conjunction with the Winona County Historical Society, WSU's Cal Fremling will host History of the Refuge with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ranger Ed Lagace, as part of the 2016 History on the River Cruises at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25.
History on the River Cruises are 90-minute journeys on the Mississippi River aboard WSU's Cal Fremling Interpretive Learning Center and Classroom every Thursday through the end of September. Each program includes a different route and topic along with beverages and a light snack. At 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month, family cruises geared toward kids ages 7-14 will be held.
Tickets can be purchased at the center or over the phone at 507-454-2723 ext. 0. For members, tickets are $20, and for non-members, tickets are $25. Pick three cruises are $55 for members and $70 for non-members. This allows attendees to purchase three cruises to attend.
Boarding will take place at Levee Park
A complete schedule of cruises can be found online.
For more information, contact Mark Peterson at 507-457-2723 ext. 1
Winona State University's Muslim Student Association is sponsoring a fundraising dinner for The Islamic Center of Winona at the First Congregational Church (161 West Broadway, Winona) on Friday, August 26, 2016, between 5:00 and 8:00 P. M.
Proceeds will go towards renovation costs after the building burned to the ground on September 13, 2013.
Tickets for the Curry dinner are available by calling Ahmed El-Afandi at 507.454.4082, or Hamid Quraishi at 507-312-0307. Or any MSA member, or at the door on the day of the event.
The dinner will include curried chicken and lentils, rice, salad, and desert. Minimum donation for the dinner is $10.00 per person. Additional donations will be gratefully accepted.
The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association ranked Winona State University 19th overall among 156 institutions on the Academic Achievement Awards, with 87 athletes named to the list for academic achievement, leading the NSIC.
The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level. All 14 NCAA Division II programs supported by Winona State had a student-athlete contribute to the award.
In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division II institution must be a current dues paying member of the D2 ADA. Also, the student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have attended a minimum of two years of college level work and have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year
Neal Mundahl, biology and Landscape Arboretum, received a grant from the Legislative and Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources for a three-year project to manage invasive plants at Garvin Heights. A variety of approaches will be used on the site's bluffside prairies and oak savannahs to remove buckthorn, honeysuckle and other non-native plants that have overrun these rare habitats.
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