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Allies needed in sex assault awareness, aid

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 5:30am
According to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, and operator of the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE -- an American is sexually assaulted every 68 seconds.

'You need to tell them where to go': Homeless worry about domino effect from La Crosse encampment clearings

Tue, 04/16/2024 - 6:15am
La Crosse's homeless population has relocated to the marshes, causing complaints and challenges. A new camping ban proposal threatens their lives and livelihood.

Logan High School students of the month

Tue, 04/16/2024 - 5:15am
Here are student of the month for Logan High School for March:

WAY IT WAS: Glory Days Bar, circa 1999

Tue, 04/16/2024 - 5:15am
In 1996 Mark and Laurie Schneider opened Glory Days Bar in the narrow building to the right in this photo of South Fourth and King streets with a theme of the Green Bay Packer “Glory Days” of professional football. It…

La Crosse area building permits

Tue, 04/16/2024 - 5:00am
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.

Madison-based Metcalfe's Market sold to Michigan-based grocery retailer

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 1:00pm
Metcalfe's was founded in 1917 and has two Madison locations and has been purchased by SpartanNash, a food wholesaler that also has 144 grocery stores.

Motorcyclist killed in crash near sharp curve on Highway M in rural La Crosse

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 11:45am
A La Crosse County motorcyclist dies in a crash in Barre. Investigation underway by the County Sheriff's Office.

Wisconsin family recounts harrowing escape after gunman burst into their home

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 6:55am
Facing a gunman through her sliding glass door, Natasha Iverson's only thought was to save her children.

Film project based on Madison native Chris Farley's life has support of late actor's family

Sat, 04/13/2024 - 5:50am
The family of the late actor are getting behind a film project that looks to capture the essence of the Madison native. Here's what we know.

Donate Life: A heart transplant recipient's advocacy for organ donors

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 6:00am
Hear from a donor recipient, a transplant doctor and a donor about recognizing organ donor's courageous efforts.

La Crosse Airfest tickets on sale now, online only

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 5:30am
Tickets for Deke Slayton Airfest 2024 are on sale now at This year tickets will be sold online only. In addition to the Blue Angels, the rest of the exciting airshow lineup, with announcer Phil Dacy, includes:

Attend storytelling session at La Crosse castle

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 5:30am
Would you like to spend some time in a local castle? You will have a chance Thursday, April 18, to do just that! The La Crosse Storytelling Festival and The Bluff Country Tale Spinners are hosting “Tales in the Castle”…

Ryan O'Halloran: Lament O.J. Simpson's off-field behavior, but don't forget on-field career

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 2:30pm
It's OK for Buffalo Bills fans to have fond memories of O.J. Simpson's playing career while also lamenting his off-the-field behavior.

'Designed for that risk': Engineers say barge impact wouldn't take down Mississippi River bridges in western Wisconsin

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 6:30am
Bridges spanning the Mississippi River in western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota are sturdy enough to withstand a barge collision, according to Wisconsin DOT.

Madeline Kingsbury's disappearance to be featured nationwide Saturday on CBS show '48 Hours'

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 6:15am
The disappearance of Winona resident Madeline Kingsbury will be the focus of a new episode of the CBS show "48 Hours" Saturday.

'We still cry': Chetek police officer honored with memorial one year after she was killed in the line of duty

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 2:00pm
On the one-year-anniversary of the deaths of a Chetek police officer and Cameron police officer, a memorial was unveiled in honor of Emily Breidenbach.

La Crosse planetarium director travels 500 miles, witnesses total eclipse in Illinois

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 6:45am
Robert "Bob" Allen, the director of UW-La Crosse's planetarium, traveled with a group of astronomy enthusiasts to experience the total eclipse in southern Illinois. Despite light pollution, Allen and his crew found a prime viewing spot in Mount Vernon, Illinois,…

Viroqua man's corneal transplant restores vision and woodworking passion

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 6:15am
A Viroqua man received Mayo Clinic Health System's first corneal transplant in the La Crosse region, allowing him to fully enjoy his life-long hobby of woodworking after two successful surgeries.

Fools Five raises over $92,000 for cancer research

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:30am
LEWISTON, Minn. — The Fools Five Road Race and Auction raised more than $92,000 for cancer research this year.

Here's the video of people taking in the eclipse on Library Mall

Mon, 04/08/2024 - 4:45pm
They came with eclipse glasses, cameras and blankets and were met with a near cloudless sky.