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Worker killed while cleaning Blair water tank Saturday identified as Texas man

Mon, 03/25/2024 - 12:15pm
A man died while stuck in the City of Blair water tank in a fatal accident.

Students collecting food on Good Friday at Valley View Mall

Mon, 03/25/2024 - 5:30am
Local Interact students from Aquinas, Central, Holmen, Logan, Onalaska and West Salem have created a joint food-collection event to take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Valley View Mall to help replenish the shelves at…

La Crosse area building permits

Sun, 03/24/2024 - 7:03pm
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.

Man dies after getting trapped in City of Blair water tank

Sun, 03/24/2024 - 11:19am
A man died while stuck in the City of Blair water tank in a fatal accident.

Duplex on Charles Street in La Crosse sustains fire damage after electrical fire

Sun, 03/24/2024 - 10:58am
Fire crews in La Crosse quickly extinguished an electrical fire in a duplex, located in the attic. No injuries were reported, but the damage sustained was moderate to severe.

Cruiseliner to make 10 visits to La Crosse

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 10:30pm
The La Crosse Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department announced the return of American Cruise Lines visits this year. American Cruise Lines will make a total of 10 visits to Riverside Park beginning in June 2024, according to its press release.

Extensive fire damage at Wood Street garage in La Crosse

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 10:00pm
City of La Crosse firefighters responded at 5:13 p.m. Friday to a detached garage fire in the alley at 1629 Wood St.

Marsh update: Grand Crossing, Vietnam Veterans and Jim Asfoor trails partially reopen

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 10:00am
The La Crosse Parks, Recreation and Forestry reopened Grand Crossing Trail, as well as a portion of the Jim Asfoor Trail in the marsh beginning Friday, according to a city press release

La Crosse's search for new airport director narrows to two candidates

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 6:00am
The search for La Crosse Regional Airport's new director has closed in on two candidates, with Ian Turner leaving in January to accept a different director position in Idaho Falls. Shawn Chittum and Jeffrey Tripp are the two candidates being…

Years before the Stonewall Riots, there was the Black Nite Uprising in Milwaukee

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 6:00am
The Wisconsin Historical Society in conjunction with the Pomeroy Foundation wants to add more historical markers that tell the story of marginalized communities.

$75K donation in honor of late sister transforms Harry J Olson Senior Center in La Crosse

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 6:00am
Nancy Carlson, the sister of Donna Berry Swanke, decided to use some of the money she received from her late sister to support the Harry J Olson Senior Center in La Crosse.

With Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots in the stratosphere, hope springs eternal

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 5:45am
“I just play because I want to try, but I don’t think I’ll win,” one wistful customer said.

Pearl Street Brewery awarded congressional proclamation and legacy award f

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 5:30am
Pearl Street Brewery was recently honored by the U.S. House of Representatives for its 25th-anniversary milestone, community engagement, and “entrepreneurial spirit.” They received the proclamation at their 25th annual Winter Ball from Rep. Derrick Van Orden.

City brush and yard waste site closed through March 31

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 5:30am
Due to inclement weather, the City of La Crosse Yard Waste and Brush site will be closed for the week of Monday, March 25, through Sunday, March 31. There will be no access to the compost and wood chip piles…

Nature Place to offer summer day camps in La Crosse

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 5:30am
The Nature Place has opened registration for its 2024 Summer Day Camps. These camps, designed for children aged 4 to 12, offer a combination of outdoor adventures and education.

La Crosse residents have chance to influence housing priorities through city planning survey

Wed, 03/20/2024 - 11:00am
The City of La Crosse is hosting an online housing survey to help the city identify the split between homeowners and home renters as well as their perceptions about the La Crosse housing market.

Oldenburg announces run for re-election to 96th State Assembly seat

Tue, 03/19/2024 - 4:30pm
Rep. Loren Oldenburg, R-Viroqua, has announced he is running for re-election to the 96th Assembly District.

La Crosse area building permits

Tue, 03/19/2024 - 5:00am
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.

Hwy. 33 to be resurfaced between Kickapoo River bridge in Ontario, Hillsboro city limits; info meeting March 20

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 4:00pm
Gov. Tony Evers recently signed a $5.7 million contract to resurface Wisconsin Hwy. 33 between the Kickapoo River bridge in Ontario and the Hillsboro city limits. Preliminary work is scheduled to begin March 27.

Garage fire doused; La Crosse and Onalaska re-impose burn bans

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 2:45pm
Fire crews in La Crosse Sunday were able to keep garage fire contained without damaging other buildings.