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Winona, Southeastern Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin

Food Related Bluff Country Links

Annual Rhubarb Festival - Lanesboro, Minnesota
We welcome everyone to the taste of everything rhubarb! You will be able to taste such rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more.  Awards, entertainment, prizes.

Bloedow’s Bakery - Winona, Minnesota
451 E Broadway - (507) 452-2682 (no website)
Historic Hometown Bakery. Famous pastries, donuts. bread. etc.
3rd generation owners/bakers.

Cedar Valley Pub & Restaurant - Chef Todd prepares a delicious prime rib and batterfried walleye buffet dinner every Friday night. On Saturday night, we offer an expanded dinner menu featuring fresh fish and seafood delicacies. Our newest tradition is a Sunday brunch. No matter what your taste you are sure to enjoy dining at Cedar Valley Pub & Restaurant, reservations are recommended.
Banquet facilities for 20 to 70 or more guests.

Das Wurst Haus German Village and Deli - Lanesboro, Minnesota
First, at the Deli Haus, we make homemade breads, meats, sausages, sauerkraut, mustards and more for our World Famous Sandwiches, Soups, and Traditional German Sides. Don't forget our homemade Root Beer. Sit and enjoy our food while listening to the DWH Polka Band!

Drugan’s - Our family-owned and operated facility has a solid tradition of serving outstanding, homemade foods since 1970. We are regionally recognized as one of the finest restaurants around. Keeping with our Scandinavian heritage, our dinner menu features such rare specialties as Norwegian Salmon, Norsk Torsk, Norwegian Meatballs and homemade Lefse.

Grande Cheese Company - This Wisconsin company is the top supplier of premium mozzarella cheese to the NYC pizza trade.

Great River Organic Milling - Supplier of certified organic grains, flours and mixes.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar - The history of the Green Mill begins with the oldest licensed pub in St. Paul, the Green Mill Inn, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Now with over thirty locations through out the Midwest, Green Mill Restaurant & Bar has grown to be one of the most popular neighborhood restaurants and bars in the communities they serve. Anchored by a tradition of award-winning pizza

Harbor View Cafe - Pepin, Wisconsin - The Harbor View Café invites you to get away from the city, relax and take in a little piece of comfortable luxury. The cozy village is only an hour south of the Twin Cities and is filled with unique shops, wine pubs, gorgeous sunsets and mouth watering aromas.

Lakeview Drive Inn - Winona, Minnesota
Winona’s oldest restaurant, established 1938.  One of the “Top 10 Best Places in Minnesota.”

Ledebuhr Meat Processing Inc - 5645 W 6th St, Winona, Minnesota
Phone: 507-452-7440 (no website)
Organically certified since 1999.
Summer sausage & wieners, ring bologna, smoked beef, bratwurst, buffalo processing

Mississippi Valley Partners - MVP members on both the Wisconsin and Minnesota sides of Lake Pepin provide a variety of services and products. Hotels, motels, & bed and breakfasts; fishing resorts and marinas. We offer a wide variety of dining ranging from fast food to fine dining, and many unique specialty shops. Our museums are fun as well as educational.

Monarch Tavern & Restaurant - Fountain City, Wisconsin
A destination for travelers since 1894.  The historic tavern and restaurant still features the original hand carved oak back bar, ornate pressed tin ceilings and 100 year old tables and chairs. The display of authentic memorabilia and the details of meticulous restoration enhance its turn-of-the-century charm.

MOSES - Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service
Spring Valley, Wisconsin.  "Our mission is to help agriculture make the transition to a sustainable organic system of farming that is ecologically sound, economically viable, and socially just, through information, education, research, and integrating the broader community into this effort."

Signatures - Surround yourself in the rustle of white linen, the bouquet of an opulent wine, the richness of a unique dessert. Fresh regional foods are sure to dazzle your palate and connect you to our unparalleled locale.

Spring Grove Soda Pop - Spring Grove, Minnesota
Quality soda since 1895.

Sullivan’s Supper Club - Trempealeau, Wisconsin
Since 1968, Sullivan's Supper Club has been considered one of the finest restaurants in the area. Located next to Perrot State Park, Sullivan's overlooks the beautiful Mississippi River in the historical town of Trempealeau. Just a 20 minute ride from La Crosse or Winona!

Watkins - Winona, Minnesota
Founded in 1868, as purveyers of health "remedies" that came with a money-back guarantee. That guarantee still remains, along with a reputation for using only the finest natural ingredients.
Famous for award-winning Vanilla and spices, also offers a complete line of gourmet specialty foods, botanical personal-and home-care products, elegant gift baskets and — of course — tried and true medicinals.

Westfield - From casual patio barbeques, to formal wine dinners, Westfield offers a variety of dining experiences.

Other Bluff Country Links

Buffalo County Wisconsin Historical Society - Alma, Wisconsin

Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum - Fountain City, Wisconsin
Largest Pedal Car Display in the country with 500-600 cars 100's of Muscle, Antique & Classic Autos & Trucks from 1910 Indian & Harley Davidson Motorcycles Old Bicycles & High Wheel Bikes

Fountain City Design Studio - Fountain City, Wisconsin
Fountains, Sculptures & Murals by local artist Teri Halweg.

Habitat for Humanity Winona County - Building Lives, Building Community, Building Hope . . . One Home at a Time 
108 E 4th St - Winona, MN - (507) 457-0003

Lanesboro, Minnesota - Nestled in a deep valley of the Root River, Lanesboro received the Great American Main Street Award in 1998, Lanesboro was named one of 100 Best Small Art Towns in America by author John Villani and one of the 50 Best Outdoor Sports Towns by Sports Afield magazine. Outside magazine featured Lanesboro, Minnesota as one of the 20 Best Dream Towns in America to live and play!

Minnesota Marine Art Museum - Winona, Minnesota
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum, the product of vision, inspiration, generosity, challenge and commitment, exists to enrich the human experience, to enable the joy of discovery, to elevate the spirit

River Valley Newspaper Group - 13 Newspapers in the Winona & Lacrosse Area

Theatre du Mississippi - Winona, Minnesota - A Non-Profit Professional Theatre dedicated to producing and performing high quality artistic activities -- especially ones that address important contemporary issues. TdM collaborates with individual artists and other cultural and social organizations to develop a strong regional voice in film, theater and music.

Visit Winona - Visit Winona promotes Winona as a year-round destination, for leisure, business, the arts and visitors. The goal of the organization is to provide a positive economic impact for Winona, Winona's businesses and other tourism stakeholders in the Winona area

Winona County Historical Society - Winona, Minnesota

Winona Daily News - Your local source for news, classifieds, entertainment, sports, and resources for Winona, Minnesota

Winona Post - Online version of this twice-weekly newspaper

Winonan - News for the Campus Community


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