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Madison area haunted yards come in all creatures and sizes

Thu, 10/19/2023 - 9:35am
Some are elaborate productions with thousands of dollars of props while others can be simple, inexpensive but still creepy.

Fiscal issues, declining use doom south side La Crosse library branch

Wed, 10/18/2023 - 6:00am
Kay, who asked that her last name not be used, said she was "astounded" and "sad" to hear that the La Crosse Public Library's south branch was going to close effective Dec. 1.

La Crosse confirms first xylazine death; overdose deaths at 36 since Jan. 1

Wed, 10/18/2023 - 6:00am
La Crosse County has confirmed its first death from a new drug that has recently hit the streets.

New 211 Wisconsin app will link people in need with resources near them

Wed, 10/18/2023 - 5:30am
The United Way's 211 center received more than 41,000 calls last year.

Voluntary boating restrictions added to protect migrating birds in areas of Mississippi River backwaters

Tue, 10/17/2023 - 6:00am
On clear fall days, Lake Onalaska’s glassy waters are broken only by the splash of a bird or the ripples of an early morning fishing boat.

Good Works: Crime, addiction symptoms of homelessness, not cause

Tue, 10/17/2023 - 5:45am
The issue of homelessness continues to weigh on the greater La Crosse community, and it's a problem that has been steadily growing. This past summer highlighted the severity of the crisis. People without permanent shelter had limited options and resorted…

THE WAY IT WAS: Lustron Home, circa 1950

Tue, 10/17/2023 - 5:15am
At the end of World War II, the U.S. government was working on ways to ease the housing shortage caused by the large number of returning veterans. The Lustron Corp. manufactured about 2,500 of the mid-century modern steel prefabricated homes…

Schlitz brewing family had really nice things — and you can buy them at auction

Mon, 10/16/2023 - 5:45am
"This is urban archeology. It was like opening a tomb," auction house owner Tarq Durante said of the stored items, some of which were on a dirt floor.

Home value and housing market trends in Wisconsin

Sun, 10/15/2023 - 12:30pm
Are prices headed up or down? Where are the hotspots for buyers and sellers? Find out with these charts and graphs, updated weekly.

Amish buggy crash in Jackson County injures four

Sun, 10/15/2023 - 5:45am
Four people were injured in an Oct. 11 collision between an Amish buggy and a tractor in Jackson County.

Faith Lutheran Church of Blackhammer to hold meatball dinner Oct. 22

Sat, 10/14/2023 - 2:00pm
Faith Lutheran Church of Blackhammer will host a meatball dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. The church is located at 16013 County 4, Spring Grove.

How the economy is currently performing in Wisconsin

Sat, 10/14/2023 - 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.

Monroe County couple rebuilds home after it was destroyed in Fort McCoy fire

Sat, 10/14/2023 - 6:00am
Dick and Lucia Wolf’s home in Monroe County was a family affair.

Fire hydrants to be flushed throughout La Crosse

Sat, 10/14/2023 - 6:00am
As part of normal system maintenance, the La Crosse Water Utility will perform water system flushing, concentrating on dead end mains.

Western to host Manufacturing Month events on Oct. 18

Sat, 10/14/2023 - 6:00am
Western Technical College is celebrating October as Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin with two events on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Lunda Center, 333 N. Seventh St.

Changes in gas prices and vehicle sales in Wisconsin

Fri, 10/13/2023 - 12:30pm
Check out the peaks and valleys in volatile local gas prices, and track motor vehicle sales, financing and production.

Creating your dream kitchen: The keys to a successful remodel

Fri, 10/13/2023 - 9:35am
Content by The Board Store Home Improvements, Inc. If your kitchen feels cramped, now is the ideal time to remodel.

The return of boat trips bring visitors closer to famed Horicon Marsh

Fri, 10/13/2023 - 8:55am
Troy and Jodell Kirchoff have brought back tours of the expansive, world famous marsh that is known for its wildlife and cattails.

Charts that show jobs, unemployment and workforce data in Wisconsin

Thu, 10/12/2023 - 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.