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Health, architecture and real estate entities seeking input for southside enhancements

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 4:30pm
Local entities are looking for community input on revitalization for La Crosse's southside, with the first session being hosted Wednesday.

Registration open for Viterbo Online Certificate Course in Servant Leadership

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 1:46pm
Registration is now open for a Viterbo University online certificate course in servant leadership to be held Sept. 13¬Nov. 1.

La Crosse could get visit from World War II ship next summer

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 1:00pm
A historic ship used during World War II could make a stop in La Crosse next summer, with hopes to boost tourism.

Our Saviors Church to hold rummage sale

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 12:27pm
Our Savior's Church, 612 Division St., La Crosse, will hold a rummage sale Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be half-off sale on Friday and a bag sale at noon. Masks are required.

New programming at UW-La Crosse aims to help foster students

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 10:04am
UW-La Crosse has received a UW System grant to help students who have experienced homelessness, foster care and other challenges while growing up.

Where are they now? Extra Effort winner Amy Lloyd now a surgeon

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 9:00am
Over two decades ago, Amy Lloyd was balancing her studies with caring for her ailing mother and mourning the loss of her grandparents. Today, she juggles family and leisure time with her strenuous work as a general surgeon.

Why I Vote: Craig Hanson

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 8:55am
“Why I Vote” is a partnership between the Tribune and the League of Women Voters in La Crosse. Each week hear from local residents on why they vote send in your own reason and photo to [email protected] to be considered…

Workshop set to create shared vision for the future of La Crosse’s near-southside Neighborhoods

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 8:33am
ISG, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic Health System, Three-Sixty Real Estate Solutions, and Borton Construction, is holding a community workshop to conduct a community engagement effort that will create a shared vision for future developments that would enhance the near-southside…

Families find support at Foster Child Funday

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 4:30pm
“Are you ready to shop?” Rachael Vik smiled down at a child whose head barely reached the top of the registration table in the foyer of La Crosse’s Bethany Church. The little girl was one of dozens of foster kids…

City announces 2nd Street North and South Avenue road work

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 2:51pm
Beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 17, Second Street North will be closed to through-traffic south of the intersection with State Street. This closure is for restoration of the pavement from the private utilities work performed earlier this year. A detour will…

Roll Call: Follow key votes in Congress

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 10:00am
Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.

Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association to hold 30th anniversary festival

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 9:50am
The Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association will celebrate its 30th Anniversary Festival Aug. 18-21 with a dynamite line-up of regional and national bands at Cushon's Peak Campground in Houston, Minnesota.

Good Works: Sarah Allen, Neigh N’ Bray

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 9:22am
Neigh N’ Bray Equine Rescue works to save struggling equines that have been abandoned or neglected and in the slaughter pipeline. Its goals are to raise awareness at a local level and beyond and to find forever adoptive homes where…

On the road with Alice: Garlic farm adds to diversity of Wisconsin agriculture

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 9:20am
From sweet corn to mink, dairy products, snap beans, ginseng, cranberries and more, it is easy to see how the diversity of Wisconsin’s agriculture industry is one of our state’s greatest strengths. Recently, I was able to visit with Joanna…

Way it Was: Schwarz furniture store

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 8:52am
In 1880, Vincent Schwarz opened a furniture store on Pearl St. in the building that is now the Pearl Ice Cream Parlor. If you look at the pediment above from the street, you can read “V. Schwarz 1887.”

Ask the Weather Guys: When does fog mostly occur in Madison?

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 6:45am
Fog is a cloud in contact with the ground.

4 dairy farms to hold Twilight Meetings

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 4:45pm
Four Wisconsin dairy farms will open their doors to their neighbors and communities for the 2022 Agricultural Community Engagement Twilight Meetings. Each event will feature a tour of the dairy farm and opportunities to ask questions about modern agricultural practices…

Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse performs 1,000th robotic surgery

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 2:52pm
Amy Lloyd, a Mayo Clinic Health System general surgeon, recently performed the 1,000th robotic surgery at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.