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Arcadia man killed in wrong-way crash on I-90 in Dresbach

Thu, 10/12/2023 - 12:15pm
An 87-year-old Arcadia man was killed in a wrong-way crash Wednesday evening on Interstate 90 in the township of Dresbach.

Leaf drop-off sites open Oct. 13

Thu, 10/12/2023 - 5:00am
Leaf drop-off sites will be open for the season by Oct. 13 and will stay open until further notice.

La Crosse Libary Board announces closure of south branch effective Dec. 1

Wed, 10/11/2023 - 12:30pm
Ten years of reduced revenue streams have left the library board with no choice, according to a statement released Monday by the library board of trustees.

'We are all frightened and horror-struck,' says Madison rabbi with family in Israel

Wed, 10/11/2023 - 8:55am
Many are keeping in touch with family and friends hiding in safe rooms and looking for relatives.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals radiothon begins Thursday

Wed, 10/11/2023 - 5:30am
When Eduardo Hernandez was 7 years old, he began frequently feeling ill while at school. He found himself gasping for air after completing minor tasks, such as walking up a flight of stairs, often causing him to feel sick to…

Spook-o-Ree registration due today; two new Camp Decorah program areas to be dedicated Saturday

Wed, 10/11/2023 - 5:30am
Frost is in the air and so is the Halloween fun Friday through Sunday at Camp Decorah outside of Holmen.

Nominations Sought for Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award

Wed, 10/11/2023 - 5:15am
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award is seeking nominations.

Despite drought, corn and soybean yields better than expected

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 3:45pm
"There's potential out there, but it's going to be quite variable," said Joe Lauer, who studies corn and silage production at UW-Madison's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

A fixer of vehicles and people: Sye honored with Star of Life award

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 3:00pm
Most of the time, you’ll find Sam Sye in the four-bay shop at Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance wrenching on a fleet vehicle that needs some work done before heading back on the street. But occasionally, he will be in one of…

Syphilis cases on the rise in Wisconsin

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 1:30pm
The Department of Health Services said on Tuesday that health care providers should step up testing, especially for pregnant people.

Marsh trails closed today and Wednesday for resurfacing Jim Asfoor, Vietnam Veterans & Willow Trail

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 1:15pm
The Jim Asfoor, Vietnam Veterans and Willow Trail in the La Crosse River Marsh will be closed for resurfacing on Tuesday, Oct. 10, and Wednesday, Oct. 11, according to a press release from the city of La Crosse.

Otto Bremer Trust awards $160K to local groups

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 6:00am
The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $17.4 million in grants and program-related investments in August and September 2023.

$2,500 grant brings native flowers to Grandad Bluff

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 6:00am
Trails on the north slope of Grandad Bluff will have wildflowers again due to a $2,500 grant from the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin through its Wisconsin Pollinator Protection Fund. The funding supports the efforts of Friends of the Blufflands…

Good Works: 'Educate, advance and empower'

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 5:15am
Witches’ brooms and superhero capes have found a new runway: the Assisi Courtyard at Viterbo University. If you thought Halloween was just about door-to-door candy collection, the Viterbo Education Club is here to expand your horizons.

THE WAY IT WAS: 500 block of South Eighth Street, 1966

Tue, 10/10/2023 - 5:15am
The bright orange Northern States Power Appliance Repair van with orange-rimmed tires sat outside Smith’s Bicycle Shop at 520 8th Street South on a sunny day in September 1966. The business, which moved to the corner of 7th and State…

'Jeopardy!' brings bar patrons together, even the cheaters

Mon, 10/09/2023 - 5:30am
At Crystal Corner on Williamson Street, a hush falls over the crowd every few minutes between 4:30 and 5 p.m. each night, dozens of ears pricking up, patrons listening like alert dogs for the man on the little mounted TV…

Updated home sales data in Wisconsin

Sun, 10/08/2023 - 1:30pm
Are prices headed up or down? Where are the hotspots for buyers and sellers? Find out with these charts and graphs, updated weekly.

The current state of the economy in Wisconsin

Sat, 10/07/2023 - 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.

Logan High School students of the month for September

Sat, 10/07/2023 - 7:00am
Here are the winners of student of the month for September for Logan High School:

City of La Crosse to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the Ho-Chunk Nation

Sat, 10/07/2023 - 5:15am
The Ho-Chunk Nation and the city of La Crosse continue to strengthen their relationship by acknowledging the rich, significant history and future with members of the Ho-Chunk Nation.