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Hundreds of Winonans attempt to break world record

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:00am
WINONA, Minn. — Hundreds of Winona-area residents turned out at Levee Park on Saturday to honor the profound character and legacy of John Latsch — and try to break a world record while doing it.

New Rotary Vista Trail opens in Hixon Forest

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:00am
Years of planning, thousands of volunteer hours and a prolific partnership between the city of La Crosse and community groups came to fruition this summer as a brand new trial opened in Hixon Forest.

Same-sex couples from two states celebrated in Winona after new law (copy)

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:00am
WINONA, Minn. -- When Linda Henkelman used to cross the Mississippi River from La Crosse to find the nearest Minnesota convenience store for cheaper cigarettes and gas, she would always joke w…

Trout wars: Former DNR biologist draws citation in act of 'civil disobedience'

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:00am
Improved habitat and cultural shifts in how people fish have left Southwest Wisconsin with an abundance of trout – in some cases too many trout. One former DNR biologist thinks over regulation…

Haldeman, Johnson win Miss Onalaska crowns

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:00am
The theme for Saturday’s Miss Onalaska Pageant was “Dancing Teen, Opera Queen,” a nod to last year’s winners, but it works for this year’s winners, too.

La Crosse County to act fast on Lot C plan

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
La Crosse County officials intend to move quickly on considering Weber Holdings’ plans to buy county-owned Lot C for a $68 million residential, office and retail development in downtown La Crosse.

Father-son chefs prepare meals for seniors in home

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
MADISON — Like many of the best business ideas, the one behind Chefs for Seniors came from the personal experience of Barrett and Nathan Allman, the company's father-son founders from Sun Prairie.

Dollar Tree facilitates donations for military children

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
Dollar Tree stores are teaming up with Operation Homefront to provide school supplies for children of military personnel.

Team Walk and Roll off to a running start

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
Earlier this year, best friends Kelly Gardner and Garrett “Gman” Williamson set a goal to run a 5K together.

Caught on radar: Beer-loving bugs swarm in Midwest

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
MILWAUKEE — Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They’ve already been blamed fo…

Chris Hardie: A grandad of an icon

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
If you were to pick a person, place or thing that says Coulee Region to you, what would that be?

A fairly fun weekend

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:00am

DMV offers email, text registration notices

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:00pm
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles now offers email and text notifications for vehicle registration renewals through its eNotify program.

Family Fun 5K Run/Walk

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:00pm
The Walk to the Waffles, Run to the Runway Family Fun 5K Run/Walk will be at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, just past the American Legion on Fisherman's Road on French Island to benefit Habitat for H…

Nazarene Church gets outreach award

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:00pm
The Community Church of the Nazarene in La Crosse received the Eagle Award for community outreach during the Wisconsin District Nazarene convention this week.

Names released in fatal interstate crash

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:00pm
Authorities Friday identified Jason Songer, 29, of La Crescent, Minn., as the driver killed Thursday in a six-vehicle pileup on Interstate 90.

Campbell chief pleads no contest to misdemeanor

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:30pm
The embattled town of Campbell police chief pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor that accused him of using a tea party activist’s information online during work hours to retaliate for a …

La Crosse County Circuit Court felonies

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:00pm
Ryan Rickets of Pinehurst, Idaho, was charged Friday with substantial battery and disorderly conduct. Rickets on July 11 got into a fight with another man who suffered a torn lip, according t…

Campbell chief pleads no contest to misdemeanor

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:00pm
Embattled town of Campbell Police Chief Tim Kelemen pleaded not contest today to a misdemeanor that accuses him of using a tea party activist’s information online during work hours to retaliat…

Man injured in Coon Valley construction site

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:00pm
COON VALLEY -- A 23-year-old man was pinned under trusses Thursday afternoon at a Coon Valley manufacturing facility under construction, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office.