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Alcohol suspected as contributing factor in Monroe County UTV fatality

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 9:45am
Authorities in Monroe County are investigating a fatal UTV crash that occurred during the overnight hours of March 17.

Litman establishes himself as the voice of Winona sports

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 6:00am
Whether it's courtside at a high school basketball game or back at the station, the voice of Winona sports usually can be found behind a desk with a microphone in front of him.

THE WAY IT WAS: “Irish Corner”, 1904

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 5:15am
A 1904 view of Pearl Street, then paved with bricks, as seen from Third Street looking west. The two-story frame building in the left foreground was known as "Irish Corner" during La Crosse's early days when Irishman James Kevin operated…

High levels of chloride pollution discovered in La Crosse streams

Sat, 03/16/2024 - 6:15am
La Crosse waterways have levels of chloride contamination on par with Milwaukee.

Longfellow Middle School students of the month for Feburary

Sat, 03/16/2024 - 5:30am
The Longfellow Middle School students of the month for February.

85-year-old riding ATV killed in collision with pickup truck Thursday in rural Winona County

Fri, 03/15/2024 - 12:15pm
An 85-year-old man who was riding an ATV died Thursday after a collision with a pickup truck in rural Winona County.

Investigators seek information about crash that killed Trempealeau woman in town of Holland

Fri, 03/15/2024 - 11:45am
A 57-year-old Trempealeau woman has died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash March 12 in the town of Holland.

Nex Benedict ‘should still be here with us,' President Biden says

Thu, 03/14/2024 - 12:40pm
"In memory of Nex, we must all recommit to our work to end discrimination and address the suicide crisis impacting too many nonbinary and transgender children," the president's statement says.

Pleasant View Road will be closed twice next week for construction work

Thu, 03/14/2024 - 8:25am
Pleasant View Road will be closed twice next week for construction work, city of Madison and Middleton officials said.

River Valley residents face long commutes while Black Hawk Bridge in Lansing, Iowa is closed for repair

Thu, 03/14/2024 - 6:15am
The Black Hawk Bridge in Lansing, Iowa, has been closed for repairs due to movement in the bridge supports. The closure has affected residents, businesses, and deliveries on both sides of the Mississippi River. The town has become empty, with…

Iowa DOT says new Lansing bridge construction likely caused movement of old bridge supports

Thu, 03/14/2024 - 6:15am
Construction on the new Black Hawk Bridge is likely the reason for the old bridge's movement, which triggered a shutdown for repairs. A citizen's report triggered a review for shutdown, despite movement sensors being in place since construction began.

Logan High School students of the month

Thu, 03/14/2024 - 5:15am
Here are student of the month for Logan High School for February:

Nonbinary student died by suicide after fight at Owasso High School, autopsy indicates

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 10:30pm
The report provided Wednesday by the state medical examiner states Nex Benedict, 16, took a fatal combination of two drugs commonly known as Benadryl and Prozac.

Nominations open for 'Heart of Health Care' nurses

Tue, 03/12/2024 - 8:30am
The River Valley Media Group is honored to continue our “Nurses: The Heart of Health Care” program. Here’s your chance to nominate nurses who are serving our community so steadily.

THE WAY IT WAS: Fencing for Teens, March 15, 1970

Tue, 03/12/2024 - 5:15am
An instructional class, Fencing for Teens, was sponsored by the YWCA in the then-new joint YM-YWCA facility at 1140 Main St. The instructor is Kit Boesch on the right and suited up are students Laura Schuldes on the left saying,…

La Crosse area building permits

Tue, 03/12/2024 - 5:00am
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.

See the big air and spectacular spills from Sunday's Pond Skim at Tyrol Basin

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 7:35am
Hundreds of spectators turned out to see the jumps, splashes and a few make their way all across the pond.

Marsh trails closure extended for Xcel construction in La Crosse

Sat, 03/09/2024 - 5:30am
Delays to Xcel Energy's ongoing construction project to replace an existing overhead line, which began on Monday, Dec. 18, in the city of La Crosse, has led to an extension of the associated trail closures through April 30. As a…

Isle La Plume brush and yard site opening March 25

Sat, 03/09/2024 - 5:30am
The City of La Crosse Yard Waste & Brush site will open for the season at 10 a.m. Monday, March 25. You must be a city resident to use the site. For residents to be authorized, an application for a…

Tara Johnson launches campaign for the new 96th Assembly seat

Fri, 03/08/2024 - 10:00pm
Democrat Tara Johnson, former La Crosse County Board chairwoman, announced her campaign for the newly drawn 96th Assembly District. She lives in the town of Shelby in southern La Crosse County, which is now at the heart of the previously…