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Dairyland Power to add three solar gardens

3 hours 56 min ago
Dairyland Power Cooperative announced plans for three new solar power installations that will increase the La Crosse-based utility’s solar holdings by more than 20 percent.

Wednesday storm makes this the snowiest April on record in La Crosse

5 hours 11 min ago
The second winter storm in four days dumped more than 10 inches of snow on parts of the Coulee Region Wednesday, breaking several records.

Updated: Schools delay starting times in wake of yet another snowstorm

8 hours 31 min ago
Bangor, Coulee Region Christian, Crucifixion, De Soto, Ithaca, Kickapoo, La Farge, North Crawford, Seneca, Viroqua and West Salem schools in Wisconsin; Caledonia, Houston, La Crescent, Mabel-Canton, Rushford-Peterson and Spring Grove schools in Minnesota; and Eastern Allamakee schools in Iowa will…

Mike Tighe: Hoza can you spell, or just pull legs?

14 hours 26 min ago
Gene Holseth — aka ho-SAY around these parts — seems like the kind of guy you’d like to have as a neighbor.

First Community Credit Union offering document shredding

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:00pm
First Community Credit Union is offering document shredding this week in two locations.

Children’s Museum of La Crosse hosting Adult Recess

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:00pm
The Children’s Museum of La Crosse, 207 Fifth Ave. S., is hosting an adult recess from 6 to 9 pm. Friday for ages 21 and older.

UW-L students, staff to race for sexual assault awareness

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:59pm
The fifth annual UW-L Ultimate Race for Sexual Assault Awareness will begin with a record number of participants at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hoeschler Clock Tower in the center of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus.

Lutheran Bishop Arends: Merge faith, politics for justice

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:45pm
Despite America’s the longstanding tradition of separating church and state, the First Amendment does not mean that people can’t mix faith and politics, according to Lutheran Bishop Jim Arends.

Bill Feehan elected vice chair of 3rd District GOP; will replace Julian Bradley

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 2:30pm
Bill Feehan, chairman of the La Crosse County Republican Party, has been elected vice chairman of the 3rd Congressional District GOP.

Lawmakers eye UW funding tied to metrics including 'workforce contributions,' student access

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 1:33pm
The committee was set Wednesday to consider the plan, which was approved by the UW System Board of Regents in December.

Lawmakers back UW funding tied to metrics including 'workforce contributions,' student access

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 1:23pm
The committee was set Wednesday to consider the plan, which was approved by the UW System Board of Regents in December.

La Crosse Diocese puts lay pension termination on hold pending review

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30am
Apologizing for a communication lapse, La Crosse Diocese Bishop William Callahan has notified hundreds of current and former lay employees that the diocese is reconsidering its plan to terminate their pensions.

Civil rights activist, former Secretary of State Vel Phillips dies

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:30am
Milwaukee native and UW Law School graduate Vel Phillips, who broke racial barriers by becoming the first African-American judge in Milwaukee and the first African-American secretary of state of Wisconsin, has died. She was 94.

Coffee with La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat is Thursday

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:30am
La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat will meet with residents from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 S. Sixth St.

UW-La Crosse exploring dockless bike-share program

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:00am
A San Francisco bike share company is interested in equipping the University of Wisconisn-La Crosse campus with dockless bikes.

Birds suffering this spring: Snowstorm putting robins, others at risk

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 7:15am
The very snowy spring is becoming very difficult for birds in Wisconsin, and efforts are needed to keep robins, warblers and woodcocks surviving until temperatures warm up and the snow melts.

Mental health expert to speak in Tomah

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm
TOMAH — Mettie Spiess, a Wisconsin native who founded A World Without Suicide after two brothers took their own lives, will speak on mental health issues at two Tomah Venues Thursday.

Chicken ordinance might fly with La Crosse County Board

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 8:18pm
A change in the county’s zoning ordinance to allow people living in platted town subdivisions to keep chickens in their yards didn’t seem to ruffle too many feathers as the full La Crosse County Board got its first chance to…

Area middle school students show their creativity at annual Science and Math Expo

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 7:00pm
Snowballs, strawberry milk and a kidnapping caper were subject to intense scrutiny over the past few months, undergoing research and testing by area middle school students, the results shared Tuesday afternoon at the annual Science and Math Expo.