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Bicycle collides with motor vehicle in town of Viroqua

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 6:00pm
Vernon County Sheriff Roy Torgerson reports a bicycle collided with a motor vehicle early Monday afternoon, June 10, at approximately noon in the town of Viroqua.

Police: Two juveniles injured due to inattentive driving in UTV crash

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 2:45pm
Two juvenile males were injured in a UTV crash in the town of Pigeon.

Two riders injured when motorcycle, car collide in Winona

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 2:15pm
Two people were injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a car in Winona.

La Crosse Regional Airport to host TSA PreCheck enrollment center

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 5:30am
Wisconsin residents will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck application program inside La Crosse Regional Airport from Monday, June 24, through Friday, June 28.

River City Water Ski Show Team to hold two adaptive ski days

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 5:30am
The River City Water Ski Show Team and the North American Squirrel Association are excited to announce two adaptive water ski days this summer on Friday, June 21, and Thursday, Aug. 15.

La Crosse Community Foundation honors three for contributions to area

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 5:30am
When he was 12, Tom Kennedy’s grandfather told him something that has guided his life ever since: “Never forget if you do the right thing, you’ll get the right outcomes.”

WAY IT WAS: Midway Motor Lodge, 1972

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 5:15am
This summer scene shows the indoor recreation area at the Midway Motor Lodge, located at 1835 Rose St. The building was constructed in 1971 for the Motor Lodge and the Hoffman House restaurant. Here, we see the indoor recreation area…

New mural coming to downtown La Crosse

Fri, 06/14/2024 - 5:30am
La Crosse will have a new piece of public art downtown, meant to bring people of all backgrounds together to create meaningful and enriching interactions.

Lane closure planned for I-90 west of St. Charles due to Minnesota highway construction

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 11:30am
Westbound motorists on Interstate 90 west of St. Charles, Minnesota, will need to deal with a right lane closure starting June 17.

River cruise season set to begin without paddlewheel boat visits to La Crosse, Winona

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 6:15am
Following the closure of American Queen Voyages earlier this year, there has been a shift of the Mississippi River's historic narrative. The iconic paddlewheelers are not scheduled to dock in La Crosse or Winona this year. Instead, the region will…

Willow Trail in La Crosse marshlands closed due to high water; Mississippi River forecast to rise through Wednesday

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 3:15pm
Willow Trail, a paved connecting trail along the south side of the La Crosse River between Lang Drive and Grand Crossing Trail, has been closed due to high water.

WAY IT WAS: Summer Library Program, 1979

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 5:15am
Every summer the La Crosse Public Library organizes a summer series of free activities and programs focused on school-aged kiddos. Pictured here in 1979 is a scene from the former Children’s Room of the listening station, which featured record and…

La Crosse area building permits

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 5:15am
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.

YMCA summer food program kicks off June 10

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 3:00pm
When the school year ends, many children lose access to the nutritious meals they rely on. In fact, 5 out of 6 kids no longer have access to free or reduced-price meals. This is where the Y steps in.

Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge hosts family archery program

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 5:30am
Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge will hold a family archery program at 9 a.m. Friday, June 14, at the refuge. Participants can learn archery basics in the introductory course for beginners to help build their skills.

Flood warning, evacuation notices issued to unsheltered staying in low-lying areas of La Crosse

Fri, 06/07/2024 - 5:45pm
La Crosse police and fire officials notified people living near areas prone to flooding Friday of the need to evacuate low-lying areas due to forecasted high water.

USDA cites circus for elephant’s Butte escape

Fri, 06/07/2024 - 10:40am
The elephant's escape from her leaser, the Jordan World Circus, outraged many, including officials with PETA, the world’s largest animal rights organization.

North Pettibone Drive within Pettibone Park closed until further notice

Fri, 06/07/2024 - 5:30am
According to the city of La Crosse, North Pettibone Drive within Pettibone Park will be closed until further notice due to high water. This closure will include the Lagoon Rental Facility. Access to the Boat Club will remain open. If…

La Crosse pool season opens, runs through Aug. 25

Fri, 06/07/2024 - 5:30am
The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department is opening the North Side Community and Veterans Memorial pool starting Friday, June 7.

Minnesota DOT plans roundabout in Caledonia at intersection of highways 44, 76

Thu, 06/06/2024 - 1:30pm
Minnesota transportation officials plan to install a roundabout at the intersections of highways 44 and 76 in Caledonia and are inviting the public to learn more about the project.