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Lewiston-Altura's Chris Schweitzer missed his senior year of football training camp while he spent 10 1/2 weeks at basic training for the Army National Guard. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Winona's Dulcey Milek (1) dives to save the ball as teammates Audrey Scharmer (14) and Paige Schmidt (5) watch during a nonconference match against Caledonia on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, in Winona, Minn. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Minnesota State, Mankato wide receiver Adam Thielen (9) catches his third touchdown as Winona State's Darby Lundy defends during a NSIC game Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Maxwell Field in Winona. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery, Jampa Sherob, Tenzin Phuntsok and Sonam Niydak, work on a mandala sand painting Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Saint Mary's University's Toner Student Center in Winona, Minn. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Chris Koele of Prescott, Wis., helps with the hot air balloon launch Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, during Ashley for the Arts at Memorial Park in Arcadia, Wis. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Lewiston-Altura's Natalie Kalmes is the 2012 Winona Daily News Softball Player of the Year. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Fountain City River Players members take the stage for their curtain call Wednesday, July 25, 2012, after the opening performance of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" in the Fountain City Auditorium. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"
Lewiston American Legion Post 90 flag bearer Mark Lewis adds flags to a fire during a Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable Flags ceremony Thursday, June 21, 2012, in Lewiston, Minn. Flanked by a Rushford American Legion Riders Post 94 honor guard, Lewiston members disposed of about 500 American flags. In their fifth year of doing it, Sergeant at Arms Mark Smith said it's about respecting the flag. "We have to burn it in a respectful manner," he said. (Andrew Link/Winona Daily News)"