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How the economy is performing in Wisconsin

Sat, 10/28/2023 - 12:30pm
Is our economy doing better or worse? See recent changes in local employment, regional inflation and more in these regularly updated charts and maps.

$700 million soybean facility proposed for Evansville

Sat, 10/28/2023 - 5:45am
Minnesota-based CHS has plans for a 300-acre project with a rail spur that would turn soybeans into food-grade oil and meal.

Witch trial story to be shared Oct. 28 at West Salem Library

Sat, 10/28/2023 - 5:30am
Travel back in time to 1692 and listen to Rebeka Nurse, played by Jessica Michna of First Impressions, as she shares her story at 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, of the “Salem Witch Trials” at West Salem’s public library.

Texas man identified as pilot killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Wisconsin

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 3:30pm
The pilot was alone in the aircraft, according to the Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office.

Warming center in La Crosse to open Saturday; 3 days earlier than planned

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 3:00pm
The sudden change in local weather had accelerated the need for those without shelter to find a place to stay.

State climatologist Steve Vavrus wants to help Wisconsin adapt as our climate changes

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 2:00pm
As the newest state climatologist, Steve Vavrus is now referencing his own graduate work from the 1990s as he investigates how Wisconsin's climate has changed.

Tracking changes in gas prices and vehicle sales in Wisconsin

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 12:30pm
Check out the peaks and valleys in volatile local gas prices, and track motor vehicle sales, financing and production.

Sparta businesses to participate in trick-or-treating

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 7:00am
SPARTA -- The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a business trick-or-treat opportunity.

Riverside Park road to close Monday

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 5:30am
Veterans Memorial Drive, located in Riverside Park, will be closed starting Monday, Oct. 30, for road construction, and is set reopen Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Jon Noll of Verona just broke a U.S. record by running 98 consecutive hours

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 5:30am
Jon Noll participated this week in the Backyard Ultra World Championship, which challenges runners worldwide to complete a 4-mile course every hour for as long as they can.

Dairyland, West Salem 4th graders collaborate on pollinator project

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 5:30am
As part of Dairyland Power Cooperative’s environmental stewardship program, Dairyland partnered with West Salem fourth graders to create a new pollinator habitat within West Salem School District’s forest.

Senate Scholar Program application open through Nov. 17

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 11:15pm
State Sen. Brad Pfaff, D-Onalaska, and the state Senate are accepting applications for the Senate Scholar Program. The elite program is designed to challenge Wisconsin’s best students ages 16 to 18. One student from each of the 33 districts might…

Jobs, unemployment and workforce data in Wisconsin

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 12:30pm
Is our employment picture getting better or worse? See recent changes in local jobs, unemployment, earnings and more in these regularly updated charts and maps.

Women take shot at waterfowl hunting during workshop

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 6:30am
In the back of her SUV, Connie Markham shoves aside a bag of life-sized wooden ducks. Her trunk, filled to the brim with all shades of beige, brown and camo, is loaded with hunting supplies that include an assortment of…

Underwear, Diapers, wipes and socks drive Friday, Oct. 27

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 5:30am
La Crosse County’s Family & Children’s Donation Committee is hosting a drive to collect underwear, diapers, wipes and socks for families in need on Friday, Oct. 27.

The Wailin' Jennys to perform Nov. 2 at Viterbo

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 5:30am
The Wailin’ Jennys, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Trick or Treating set for Saturday, Oct. 28 in downtown La Crosse

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 5:30am
Downtown Trick or Treating will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.

Red dye, other additives should be consumed in moderation, especially at Halloween

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 4:45am
California recently became the first state to ban red dye No. 3, an additive found in more than 12,000 foods, from baked goods to dairy products to candy.

Driver severely injured after suspected hit-and-run crash in Whitehall

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 10:00am
Deputies are looking for information from the public after a possible hit-and-run car crash Sunday in Whitehall left a driver with severe injuries.

La Crosse County awarded grant to combat elder abuse

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 6:00am
La Crosse County is proud to announce that it has been awarded the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life grant, administered by the Office on Violence Against Women.