Winona Human Rights Commission Seeking Nominees for the John Latsch Human Rights Award


Seeking Nominations for the 2018 John Latsch Human Rights Award

The Winona Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for an award to honor an individual or organization that made an outstanding contribution to the community of Winona concerning human rights issues.

The eligible recipient should be an individual or organization (business, non-profit, volunteer group, faith-based group) from Winona County and has helped reduce barriers to persons of protected classes and has fought discrimination in the City of Winona or Winona County.  Vulnerable groups may be the “protected classes” defined in the Minnesota Human Rights Act, namely, those who may suffer discrimination because of age, race, color, creed, gender, religion, disability, family status, marital status, national origin, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation.  Their contribution may be in the form of one act, or a series of activities over a period of time, but must have an impact on a substantial number of Winona residents through the act/s of winning or preserving equality and justice for groups of people whose circumstances make them vulnerable to prejudice, discrimination, or injustice.  This contribution must go beyond the recipient’s usual organizational mission and/or personal employment.

If you know anyone who should be considered for the John A. Latsch Human Rights Award, please tell us about them!

The Commission intends to honor the recipient of the award a future Winona City Council meeting.  Nominations must be received by April 27, 2018.  For questions, please contact the Winona City Clerk’s Office at 507-457-8200.

2018 Nomination Form


New Dial-A-Ride Service


Winona Transit Service


Starting December 1, 2017

Fare – $1.30

Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 6:15 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Anywhere within the cities of Winona & Goodview and 2 miles outside city limits.

This service is for pickup and destinations more than four blocks off one of the
cities’s four route lines.

Starting November 30, 2017 call 454-6666 to schedule a ride reservation


Boards & Commissions Vacancies

The City currently has openings on several of our boards and commissions. 

  • Cable TV – 2 positions
  • Human Rights – 5 positions
  • Recreational Waterways – 2 positions

To apply, please fill out this application form and submit to the City Clerk’s office.  Please contact the City Clerk for more information. 

Boards & Commissions Application Form

Levee Park Gateway + Main Street Improvements Project

Project Presentation Materials – City Council meeting December 19, 2016


A deer feeding ban is in effect for Winona County to help prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer. The ban is being implemented by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources following the discovery of five cases of CWD in deer in Fillmore County.

Additional details of the ban and the disease are here:

Reporting Street Light Outages

Street Lights Out:

If you notice a street light that is out in the City of Winona, you can contact Xcel Energy yourself by calling 800-960-6235 or report the outage online  at:

Otherwise, please feel free to contact the Public Works office at 507-457-8269 with the location of the light and the issue with the light, and we will report it for you.

Decorative lights that are downtown need to be reported to the City, so please call Public Works at 507-457-8269 to report those as well.