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Osteopathic medical school still planned in Jefferson

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 6:00am
Organizers are seeking a $25 million construction grant from the Legislature.

UW medical school program brings doctors to rural Wisconsin

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 6:00am
Officials say early results are promising but could be better.

Leaked records provide glimpse inside Scott Walker's political operation

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 6:00am
Need for cash, distrust of other GOP groups fueled decision to coordinate efforts through Wisconsin Club for Growth.

Pets of the week for Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:00am

Uncontrolled: One in three city intersections without traffic lights, signs

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:00am
After witnessing what he said was the third fender-bender of the year outside his home on Onalaska Avenue, Larry Rohrer decided it might be time for a stop sign.

Melinda Byerly helps others struggling with depression

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:00am
Ten years ago on a Saturday in June, Melinda Byerly walked toward the woods behind her house in Chetek and took a rope from the shed. She formed a noose and tied the other end to the branch of a…

Life is sweet at Van Lin Orchards

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:00am
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — Applefest goers got a taste of orchard life Saturday afternoon, sampling freshly picked apples, watching the fruit make its way down the antique packing line and taking a trip through the trees of Van Lin Orchards.

Births for Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:00am
Gundersen Health System in La Crosse

Woman killed in Exit 3 motorcycle crash

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 7:00pm
A Minnesota woman was killed Friday evening when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger left the Exit 3 ramp of westbound Interstate 90.

Gaskell, Massof to run for judge in Vernon County

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 5:00pm
VIROQUA -- Vernon County District Attorney Timothy Gaskell and Westby attorney Darcy Rood Massof have both announced their intention to run in the spring 2017 general election for the Vernon County Circuit Court judge position that will become vacant when…

Tomah VA officials brief Johnson staff on vet's care

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 4:11pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Officials at the Tomah VA Medical Center have briefed the staff of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about the care of a Wisconsin veteran who ended up killing himself.

T-Pain coming to UW-L for Sept. 23 show

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 3:30pm
Grammy-winning hip-hop star T-Pain will perform Friday, Sept. 23, at UW-La Crosse's Recreational Eagle Center at 1601 Badger St.

Chris Hardie: In the fall, it's back to school

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 1:26pm
The transition to fall is here -- the mornings are dark and cooler, and there’s a hint of color showing on some trees. But the biggest change is always the kids' return to school.

Dialogues give rural areas voice on climate change

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 7:00am
ST. PAUL — In a 16th-floor conference room with spectacular views of downtown St. Paul, residents of three rural Minnesota communities who might not normally talk about climate change are doing just that.

Jourdan Vian: There are Facebook lines parents shouldn't cross

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:00am
About four feet from where I write this column hangs a photo of me taken when I was 3 years old.

Things That Matter: The labor-saving rotary eggbeater

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:00am
Before the invention of the mechanical rotary eggbeater, it took 90 minutes to whip egg whites to a stiff meringue. Eliza Leslie, who wrote household management tips in the 19th century, offered detailed advice about using wrist-action to reduce the…

Eight Days of Historic Women: Day eight

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:00am
Johanna Bantle Heileman:

Aspire to be EPIC set for Oct. 9

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:00am
The La Crosse Central DECA chapter will host the Aspire to be EPIC muscular dystrophy awareness 5K at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, in Riverside Park.

Freedom Honor Flight today

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:00am
The La Crosse-based hub of the national Honor Flight program will conducted its 18th mission today.

Buzz’s Musical Jamboree is Sunday

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:00pm
North Presbyterian Church at 1327 N. Salem Road will host Buzz’s Musical Jamboree from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.