Citywide Mask Order

Mayor Mark Peterson has proclaimed a citywide mask order that takes effect at 12:01 am on Friday, July 10. The order requires all Winona residents and visitors to wear face coverings in indoor areas. “The single most important action any Winonan can take to prevent the spread of COVID is to wear a mask,” Peterson said. “This is the right thing to do. This order will help keep our businesses open, allow our schools and universities to open this fall, {Read More}

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

The Winona Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for an award to honor an individual or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the Winona area 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 {Read More}

Winona Transit – Update Face Mask Policy

UPDATED FACE MASK POLICY All riders on Winona Transit are required to wear a face mask or covering.  Only children and those with medical conditions are exempt from this policy.  Riders are asked to use transit for essential travel only.  You are also urged to practice physical distancing, move directly to and from their seat, and avoid touching any unnecessary surfaces or close interactions with others as much as possible.

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 {Read More}