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WAY IT WAS: Marinello Beauty Store, 1925

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 5:15am
In 1903, after attending dermatology school in Milwaukee, Ruth Johnson Mauer began concocting face powders and creams in the basement of her home. The use of specialized products for the face was a novel concept in the early 1900s, so…

The dollar is up. What that means for us, plus how the economy is performing in Wisconsin

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 12:30pm
The greenback is strengthening again after a bumpy 2023, as Wall Street accepts that interest rate cuts are coming later than previously expected. Check out how the economy is performing in Wisconsin.

La Crosse Regional Airport to host TSA PreCheck enrollment center

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 5:30am
Wisconsin residents can enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA PreCheck application program at the La Crosse Regional Airport from Monday, Feb. 26, through Friday, March 8.

Nancy Ernst: Healthy eating for the big game

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 5:30am
Everyone wants to enjoy spending time with friends while watching the Super Bowl. It might take a little effort to keep healthy eating on track while you watch the game, but it is well worth it. Read on for tips…

Winds hit 135 mph as 2 tornadoes confirmed in southern Wisconsin

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 5:30am
Investigators are assessing the strength of the Evansville area tornado that had winds of 135 mph and was throwing debris east of Evansville 10,000 to 15,000 feet into the air.

Power for some may not be restored until Tuesday after tornadoes

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 5:30am
Heavily impacted residents from the town of Porter gathered Friday night to ask questions and learn more about their plight.

Fast food is too expensive and consumers are pushing back; how people are earning and spending in Wisconsin

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 4:30pm
The cost of dining out is surging, putting pressure on lower-income consumers, a vital base for fast food chains. Here's what people are earning and spending in Wisconsin.

Community meeting set in aftermath of tornado and storms

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 1:45pm
The cleanup has begun in Rock and Green counties following the unusual February event.

Boys & Girls Club seeks to double the size of its planned La Crosse workforce readiness expansion

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 10:00am
The county board’s Executive Committee took one of the final steps toward awarding $2 million to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse to build a workforce readiness center at the Erickson Center on Thursday.

Central High School students of the month

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 5:30am
Central High School students of the month for January:

Water main break on Ward Avenue discovered Thursday in La Crosse

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 5:30pm
A water main break was discovered on Ward Avenue in front of 3016 Ward Ave. early Thursday morning.

Winter surfing on Lake Michigan? It's better than you think

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 11:55am
Daniel DeWitt and his High 5 Surf company brings a California vibe and insulating wet suits to the frigid waters of Milwaukee's Bradford Beach.

Don’t miss the 2024 Early Bird Home Show — and the lowest prices of the year

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 9:30am
Content by The Board Store Home Improvements. You’ll find everything you need to create your vision — and the lowest prices of the year — at the 2024 Early Bird Home Show.

Crowds to return for World Championship Cheese Contest

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 8:00am
The three-day event next month at Monona Terrace will be open for public viewing for the first time since 2020.

Biblical scholar to present Lenten Gospel series at Franciscan Spirituality Center

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 5:30am
Biblical scholar and storyteller John McHugh will give a four-week Gospel series focused on “The Seven Last Words of Jesus on the Cross” during Lent at the Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St.

Four vehicles, retail business damaged after crash in downtown La Crosse

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 11:19am
Four vehicles and a business storefront were damaged Monday after a crash in downtown La Crosse shortly before noon.

New reporter joins La Crosse Tribune news staff

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 5:45am
Gavin Michaelson joined the La Crosse Tribune as a full-time news reporter Feb. 5.

Onalaska area Valentines snowshoe hike for family fun

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 5:30am
A free Valentine’s snowshoe hike will be offered at the La Crosse River Conservancy in Onalaska.

WAY IT WAS: Cass Street Bridge Construction, c. 1938-1939

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 5:15am
A portion of the Mt. Vernon St. bridge collapsed into the main channel of the Mississippi River after a fatal car accident in August 1935. The bridge had been built in 1889 and was not made for car traffic. Construction…

La Crosse area building permits

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 5:00am
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.