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At Long Last Construction has Begun

If you drive south on Hwy 35 past the turn to Winona you will see orange construction barrels. This is where they are preparing the way for the trail south of the new railroad bridge This part of the trail will follow closely along Hwy 35. I plan on attending

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“We want to hear from you!”

Excitement is growing for The Flyway Trail! Thank you very much for agreeing to read the draft campaign materials for the $1.2 million Bridging the Bluffs campaign. Volunteers are contacting more than 150 individuals, businesses and organizations to request input on the campaign’s draft Case Statement and Frequently Asked Questions

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We’ve rounded up a couple of the most recent articles sharing the good news. Buffalo County pledges $150K toward trail to connect Winona to Wisconsin Winona City Council reaffirms support for Flyway Trail Proposed bike trail would provide Winonans safe, convenient passage to Wisconsin Interested in learning

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Big News

We have secured an easement on land along the Capx corridor between Alma and County Road OO. In order to apply for engineering and construction funding for the Flyway Trail we need to have “control” of the land it will be built on. This is the beginning of that process.

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Mossy Hollow Trail 

If you haven’t visited this little gem of a trail yet I encourage you to do so. Not a long or too strenuous a trail but you are rewarded with a delightful array of moss covered rocks and logs. The Dairyland Point leg of the trail  ends at a great

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Flyway Trail Project 2017

We would like to begin the Flyway Trail by working on the route from Alma to Cochrane. Much of the land is owned by Dairyland Power and they have agreed we can build the trail under the CapX 2020 line and elsewhere on their property.

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News Flash 

GREAT RIVER STATE TRAIL-WINONA CONNECTOR IN BUFFALO COUNTY Recommended Award = $2,093,027 The award funds part of the Winona Connector project which includes a new bridge over Burlington- Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad, bridge deck on existing abutments over the backwaters of the Mississippi River, and over 3.5 miles of

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Gross National Happiness

The Monastery Taktshang- Bhutan You’ve heard of Gross National Product but have you heard of Gross National Happiness? How happy are you? What makes you happy? Take the survey at Gross National Happiness is a term coined by His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck in

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