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Area briefs: Winona holds walk-in clinic for COVID vaccine Saturday

MSC-SE plans to welcome back students fully in person next fall;

A syringe is filled from a Moderna COVID-19 vial on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, during a vaccination clinic at Winona Park & Rec East Recreation Center in Winona. A walk-in vaccination clinic will be held Saturday in Winona at the Parkview Office Building, 825 Mankato Ave. (Traci Westcott /

WINONA — Winona Health will hold a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at the Parkview Office Building, 825 Mankato Ave., adjacent to the hospital. The clinic will remain open until 10 a.m. unless vaccine supply runs out first.

The Pfizer vaccine will be available at this clinic, which means a second dose will be required at a later date. A vaccination card will be provided that confirms which vaccine was given, along with the date and location of the vaccine clinic. A reminder card also will be provided indicating the second dose appointment date and time. First and second doses are provided in the same location in the Parkview Office Building on the Winona Health campus.

MSC-SE announces plans for full return to campus this fall

WINONA — With only 14 total COVID-19 cases reported at Minnesota State College Southeast's Winona and Red Wing campuses this spring, the college is planning to fully open its campuses for the 2021 fall semester.

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"This year, our faculty and staff have gone the extra mile to keep our students safe," said Chad Dull, vice president of Academic Affairs. "With safety protocols in place including masking, physical distancing, hand hygiene, sanitizing, and taking daily self-assessments, we have kept transmission on campus very low,"

Classes that were previously delivered via distance learning technologies will continue to be online.

"Southeast has a strong catalog of great online classes, and we're committed to making learning accessible to our students in a variety of ways," said Josiah Litant, vice president of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. "MSC Southeast will be ready to meet the needs and expectations of students by offering face-to-face classes as well a full complement of campus activities and support services."

The college will continue to follow CDC and Minnesota Department of Health guidelines, and will be prepared to adapt its plans if the situation changes. For more information, visit .

Car show rolls into Red Wing for Father's Day

RED WING — Mark your calendars for that hotrod-loving dad in your life.

The Phantoms Groovy 60s Father’s Day Car Show rolls into Red Wing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 20. The show is free to both participants and attendees, with prizes being announced starting at 2:45 p.m. Motorcyclists and owners of 4x4 off-road vehicles are encouraged to attend.

Beverages, snacks and lunch will be available for purchase from a food court and local businesses. A DJ will set the mood with cruising music from the 1950s and 1960s.

While the event is free, cash donations benefitting the Red Wing Area Food Shelf will be accepted.


"Our members are excited to return to the streets of historic Red Wing to share their unique vehicles with the public,” said Bill McKinley, president at Phantoms Motor Club.

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