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Franciscan Spirituality Center hosting 'Canticle and the Stones: A Kinstone Experience'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 8:00pm
FOUNTAIN CITY -- The Franciscan Spirituality Center will host “Canticle and the Stones: A Kinstone Experience” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Kinstone Fountain, S3439 Cole Bluff Lane, Fountain City.

La Crosse area officials: Dark store loophole unfair to homeowners

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:24pm
What’s known as the dark store loophole unfairly shifts the tax burden from big box stores to homeowners and small businesses La Crosse’s elected officials said Monday during a town hall event with the area’s state representatives.

9-18 A6 briefs

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:53pm
Rotary to hold info meeting on student exchange trips

Modest Mouse cancels La Crosse show at last minute

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:45pm
The Modest Mouse concert that was to happen tonight (Monday, Sept. 17) in La Crosse was cancelled by the band at the last minute.

Rasch to talk on ethical leadership for elected officials

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:53pm
Lee Rasch, former president of Western Technical College who founded and is executive director of LeaderEthics-Wisconsin, will speak on ethical leadership for elected officials from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday as part of the monthly Community Conversations sponsored by the…

La Crosse one of four counties to earn healthy living designation

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:38pm
La Crosse County is one of only four counties in the state to achieve a gold ranking in the inaugural year of the Wisconsin Healthy Communities Designation, which recognizes local partnering on efforts to improve health factors and accessibility.

Farmers gear up as corn, soybean crops mature

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:18pm
While some farmers lost crops and livestock to flooding caused by torrential rains in late August, just a few counties away others are contending with the aftermath of drought conditions.

Drunk Sparta boater, passenger end up in Mississippi River, according to Winona sheriff's deputies

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 4:00pm
DRESBACH — A boater who ended up in the Mississippi River north of Lock and Dam 7 over the weekend was under the influence of alcohol, Winona County Sheriff’s deputies said Monday.

Holmen district moves to propane-powered buses

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 3:00pm
The School District of Holmen is saving money and reducing emissions after beginning a transition to propane-powered school buses.

Rotary to hold informational meeting on student exchange trips

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:27pm
The Rotary Club of La Crosse will host an informational meeting Wednesday for students and parents interested in taking part in a student exchange trip next school year.

La Crosse board OKs charging for on-street parking near UW-La Crosse, Western Technical College

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:15pm
The city of La Crosse will charge for on-street parking around two college campuses despite hearing objections from students Monday who raised concerns of unintended consequences.

La Crosse gets top marks in Wisconsin Healthy Communities awards

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:30am
Eau Claire, Jefferson, La Crosse and Wood counties received gold designations in the first Wisconsin Healthy Communities awards by the UW Population Health Institute.

A place of peace and healing, The Highground celebrates 30 years

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:00am
Established in 1988 as a 100-acre park to honor Vietnam War veterans, those killed in action and their families, the now 168-acre park near Neillsville has expanded to other wars with multiple memorials, statues and gardens.

Minnesota man seriously injured in Vernon County motorcycle crash

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 8:15am
A Minnesota man was seriously injured Saturday when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a bridge in Vernon County.

Day 1: Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt clues

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:45am
Clue No. 1 — Monday, Sept. 17:

The Way it Was: Riverside Park cannon in 1924

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:00am
An unidentified woman poses with the Spanish cannon at Riverside Park in 1924. This cannon, a longtime draw for people and cameras, remains in the park today, though at an elevated angle compared with this 1924 photo, after being placed…

La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat launches Home Energy Challenge

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:00am
It took about two weeks into Casey and Sonja Meehan’s first winter at their State Street house for them to decide to do something about the insulation situation in the attic.

FSC plans retreat outing to Kinstone megalithic garden

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:39pm
The Franciscan Spirituality Center is teaming up with Kinstone megalithic garden and sanctuary for a special retreat day to explore our relationship to all of creation.

No smartphones here as the telegraph is revived for a day in Cross Plains

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 4:00pm
The Milwaukee-Madison Chapter of the Morse Telegraph Club shows off 1800s communication technology at the 35th annual Hill & Valley Antique Auto & Americana Show.