Pine Island News


09/15/2017 11:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
After Deadline: Another election cycle, another contentious school referendum 

Winona's Jefferson Elementary School is one of two schools the district is considering closing as part of its $82 million bond referendum plan. Winona's Jefferson Elementary School is one of two schools the district is considering closing as part of its $82 million bond referendum plan.


09/11/2017 07:51 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Se MN Residents Answer the Call for Help 

It was about five days ago that residents in Pine Island began their effort to collect a 53 ft. trailer full of supplies for victims of Hurricane Harvey.


09/11/2017 05:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Rochester Duplicate Bridge Club chat bridge gathering 

Rochester Duplicate Bridge Club president and mentor Layne Vinje helps Cheryl Beacom, second from left, of Zumbrota, while she plays duplicate bridge with, from left, Mary Lou Hindal, of Rochester, Mary Foss, of Lake City, and Mary Jacobus, of Red Wing, during a Rochester Duplicate Bridge Club chat bridge gathering Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at the Hadley Creek Community Center in Rochester.


08/26/2017 03:49 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Nursing home careers offer perspective on life 

Home health aid Brandy Pena, left, and nurse technician Brittani Peterman use a tablet to keep track of what they need to do with residents Monday, July 31, 2017, at Shorewood Senior Campus in Rochester. Caregiver Sean Marquette, left, helps resident Leland Bierbaum transcribe a poem Leland wrote Friday, July 28, 2017, at Shorewood Senior Campus in Rochester.


08/25/2017 07:29 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Poetry: A New Poetry Collection Proves Gerald Stern Is Still Hungry at 92 

The best explanation of why anyone would want to take up the lonely, unglamorous and generally ill-paid business of writing is voiced by Tom, the narrator of Tennessee Williams's story "The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin." Tom is a 12-year-old boy who is both jealous of his older sister's boyfriend and attracted to the boyfriend himself.