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Extra Effort: Westby High School's Savannah Kenyon goes from bullied to brilliant

16 hours 30 min ago
Savannah Kenyon has gone from premature birth and abandonment to being adopted into a loving family.

Locals gather to harmonize and vocalize at Old Towne Hootenanny Family Jam

16 hours 30 min ago
Twice a month, Tim Schneipp can be found perched on a cajon at Olde Towne Strings, slapping out a beat on the box drum or blowing away on the harmonica, foot tapping to the rhythm.

Pets of the week for Sunday, Jan. 21

16 hours 30 min ago
Oreo is a 2-year-old spayed cat who is current on vaccinations. She is very cuddly, loves to be pet and will roll all over the floor to get attention. Oreo is a very social, playful and loving cat who is…

Holmen man killed in wrong-way wreck on I-90

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00pm
A 59-year-old Holmen man was killed Friday night when his westbound car wound up in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 with its headlights off, setting off a four-vehicle accident and closing two lanes of the interstate for five hours.

Jaxon may bring more winter our way

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:00pm
Winter storm Jaxon is heading our way, but it’s hard to say just how much he’ll dump on us.

UW-La Crosse graduate, USGS scientist takes aim at Great Lakes invaders

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:00pm
Sea lamprey have a nasty bite. This blood-sucking parasite could kill more than 100 million pounds of Great Lakes fish annually if left unchecked, according to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.

Gov. Mark Dayton includes Wabasha's National Eagle Center in $1.5 billion public works bonding bill

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 4:00pm
WINONA, Minn. — The first proposal for Minnesota’s capital investments in 2018 includes funding for the expansion of Wabasha’s National Eagle Center.

Pickwick Mill vows to carry after death of longtime president

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:00pm
Opal Fitch wasn’t merely president of Pickwick Mill Inc. and a guardian of the 160-year-old limestone flour mill.

La Crosse sister Malinda Gerke chronicles history of Mary of the Angels Chapel in new book

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:00pm
People returning from pilgrimages to the Vatican, where they had been able to see the most acclaimed churches in Catholicism, have told Sister Malinda Gerke that none can hold a candle to Mary of the Angels Chapel of the Franciscan…

Things That Matter: 1912 Victrola

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:00am
People who find their favorite songs on an online service probably don’t know much about music recorded under the brands Victor, Columbia or Edison. Yet, those names were the major players in recorded music 100 years ago.

Onalaska, Holmen experts to offer bee-raising classes at People's Food Co-op

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:00am
Veteran beekeeper Oscar Carlson of Onalaska says anyone planning to start keeping bees had better be prepared to get stung.

Coming Sunday: The story behind Mary of the Angels Chapel

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00pm
Mary of the Angels Chapel of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in La Crosse is the result of a mother superior’s prayer in 1865 and God’s answer early in the 20th century, according to a new book chronicling the…

Shilling aide to hold office hours in Gays Mills

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00pm
An aide to Sen. Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, will host office hours Tuesday in Gays Mills.

Spirituality Center offers grief support

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:00pm
The Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St., offer the following resources for grief support:

Submission sought for Home & Garden magazine

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:00pm
It’s time to submit items for the calendar for the spring Home & Garden magazine. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 9. Please include the name of your event; the time, date, and place of the event; admission information; and a…

Search turns up no explosives

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:30pm
Authorities executed a search warrant Friday on a Holmen storage locker looking for possible explosives in the wake of a December arrest, authorities said.

Complaint: Mauston man, 20, charged with sexual assault after impregnating girl, 15

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:30pm
Patrick Summerton, 20, is charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child under 16 years of age.

Wisconsin union membership rebounds in 2017

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:00pm
After years of decline, Wisconsin’s union membership appears to have grown slightly in 2017, according to new labor estimates.

Foster Grandparents program pairs La Crosse area senior citizens and students for reading, friendship

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:00pm
At home, he's Jerry Rank, retiree, former coach and happy husband, but at Iriving Pertsch Elementary School, he's Grandpa Jerry, reading buddy, Certs lover and joke teller.

Hearing scheduled to reconsider permit for Monroe County frac operation

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:30pm
The state of Wisconsin will hold a hearing next month to review whether a Georgia timber company should be allowed to fill wetlands for a frac sand processing site in Monroe County.