Latest Winona, Minnesota Stories

2013-05-24 23:20:14

Mr. Tobias Nergarden of Real Estate Marketing Insider named Winona, Minn., as his “Toby´s Choice” Market of The Week. Following a report in the Winona Daily News that home sales in Winona are poised to grow, Mr. Nergarden cited the area´s beautiful surroundings and impressive sales figures as good reasons for realtors to tap into the Winona market. Winona, MN (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Mr. Tobias Nergarden, director of Real Estate Marketing Insider announced that he had...

2011-02-17 21:58:49

Zebrafish curriculum receives national attention America's largest general science conference will be the setting next week for seven presentations on how zebrafish changed the classroom in Rochester. Those presenting at the conference in Washington, D.C., include researchers from Mayo Clinic and Winona State University, educators from the Rochester school system, and several students. "We started out trying to improve how science was taught. That led to adding curriculum beyond science, and...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).