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Nominations open for La Crosse neighborhood awards

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 3:36pm
Nominations are open for the La Crosse Neighborhoods Inc. Sara Sullivan and Jerilyn Dinsmoor awards, which are presented at the organization's fall social Oct. 13.

La Crosse program receives Energy Efficiency Excellence award

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 3:34pm
The La Crosse Mayor’s Home Energy Challenge shined a spotlight on the city and earned it the Focus on Energy 2019 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award after it doubled the number of home projects completed last year compared to the year…

Doctor says gun violence should be treated like a disease

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 3:05pm
Dr. Stephen Hargarten told a La Crosse audience of about 100 people Wednesday that gun violence should be treated as a disease.

Watch for smoke along I-90 in Dresbach

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 8:00am
If you’re planning to drive Interstate 90 near Dresbach Wednesday, please watch for smoke.

'I started screaming': West Allis man, 24, is $768 million Powerball winner

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 6:00am
Manuel Franco, 24, of West Allis, stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $768 million Powerball jackpot, the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

American Lung Association gives La Crosse an A for air quality

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 12:15am
La Crosse County has some of the cleanest air in the country, according to the American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report.

Supreme Court rules in favor of Maple Grove

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 5:45pm
MADISON – A Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling Tuesday allows the owners of the former Maple Grove Country Club to seek compensation for the wastewater plant it built but was operated rent-free the past eight years by the Maple Grove Estates…

La Crosse assessment changes have homeowners worried about taxes

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 5:00pm
Pamela Strittmater was among homeowners across the city who got a notice this week that the La Crosse completed a mass revaluation of all residential property for the 2019 assessment year.

Nursing Research on the Green program to be held Thursday

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 4:00pm
The 18th annual Nursing Research on the Green program will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Viterbo Fine Arts Center.

I-90 between Tomah and Sparta to close for 12 hours starting tonight

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 1:45pm
Eastbound Interstate 90 in Monroe County will be closed and detoured beginning 6 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 23-24, to accommodate repair work.

Rural De Soto man injured in single-vehicle crash in Vernon County

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:00am
The Vernon County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 22, reporting a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. UU, rural De Soto, in the town of Wheatland, just east of Victory.

English Lutheran Church hosting end of life planning sessions

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 9:00pm
English Lutheran Church will host a series of end-of-life planning sessions through June. Each session will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the church, 1509 King St.

Mississippi Valley Conservancy kicks of annual trail trek challenge at Earth Fair

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 8:00pm
The Mississippi Valley Conservancy is kicking off its 2019 Trail Trek Challenge with a warm-up hike during Earth Fair. The Earth Fair will be held between 10 a.m and 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Myrick Park and Myrick Park…

Land Stewardship Project hosts field day at La Crescent dairy farm

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:00pm
The Land Stewardship Project will hold a spring pasture walk from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at Enchanted Meadows Organic Farm near La Crescent, Minn.

La Crosse board OKs pumping water into streets while it determines long-term solution

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 6:00pm
The Board of Public Works has issued a blanket OK for La Crosse residents to pump water into the street for the next 60 days as people, particularly those on the North Side, struggle with excess groundwater.

Expelled La Crosse Aquinas student faces firearm charges

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 5:03pm
The Aquinas high-schooler who was expelled last week after bringing a weapon to school will face juvenile charges of theft of a firearm and possession of a firearm on school grounds.

New leaf pickup plan in La Crosse moves bulk of work to two weeks in November

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 3:15pm
The city of La Crosse would have a pair of two-week sessions of leaf pickup in the fall under a plan tentatively approved Monday by the Board of Public Works; however, the cost of this year’s efforts and future of…