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Winona is “Best Day Trip” 2013

April 24, 2013, City Pages, a Twin Cities alternative weekly: Best of the Twin Cities named Winona “Best Day Trip.” “…you can hug the Mississippi River on your way to the state’s corner and the Winona area. What do you have when you get there? A beautiful old Main Street, plenty of intriguing places to visit, and an overall charm that permeates the city and surrounding area. For the outdoors lover, there are plenty of parks to explore in the nearby Mississippi River bluffs. For those who are into the arts, museums and galleries are packed with unique creations”…

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Minnesota Marine Art Museum adds five new paintings

April 15, 2013, Winona Daily News: “Many people who attended an artwork unveiling Sunday at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum took guesses at what was hiding behind the black cloth draping five canvasses of different sizes. Some predictions were correct, some wrong. But Eric Brisson got them all right… Piet Mondrian, Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth, Wassily Kandinsky and Theodore Robinson.”

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Mid West Music Festival in Winona

April 16, 2013, City Pages, a Twin Cities alternative weekly: “When it’s time to ditch the Cities, the southern Minnesota college town of Winona is a gorgeous getaway with limestone bluffs towering over the mighty Mississippi River. For music enthusiasts, this weekend’s Mid West Music Festival (MWMF) adds even more”…

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Saveur Magazine puts Bloedow’s donuts in top 50

Listed among “America’s 50 Best Donuts”, Winona’s Bloedow Bakery is recognized once again. From the article: “At the place everyone goes after church on Sunday, the hefty yet fine-textured cake donuts and Long Johns are well nigh perfect.”