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Museum to present April 25 program on Tomah railroad heritage

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 8:21am
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum will present Shop Talk: History & Memories of the Milwaukee Road Shops in Tomah, a public program at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at Sparta United Methodist Church, 201 Court St.

Ash monofill reaches capacity; La Crosse County set to close, cap and monitor site for the next 40 years

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 6:00am
La Crosse County's ash monofill, which has been active since 2007, is set to close this week due to reaching its capacity. The closure will be capped and monitored for at least 40 years.

City of La Crosse to pick up brush April 22-May 3

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 5:30am
The City of La Crosse will pick up brush for two weeks, beginning April 22 and running through May 3. Brush must be placed on the curb by 6:30 a.m on Monday, April 22, to ensure that it is picked…

Longfellow Middle School students of the month for March

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 5:30am
Here is our Longfellow Middle School list of students of the month for March 2024. Thank you!

Dells-area woman is joining the next Freedom Flotilla bringing humanitarian aid to Gaza

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 11:40am
In Gaza, “we can clearly see the suffering. It’s not like this is hidden. We’re watching this on our phones,” Cassandra Dixon said.

Squirrel may have been factor in solar panel fire at Far East Side home, authorities say

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 8:10am
Firefighters saw the squirrel run from under the solar panel when they were fighting the fire, the Madison Fire Department said.

La Crosse offers down payment assistance program for first-time home buyers

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 6:00am
Get help buying your first home in La Crosse with the Down Payment Assistance Program. Potential buyers earning less than 120% of County Median Income are eligible for grants up to $25,000 towards their purchase.

Drift Cycle launches season April 17

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 6:00am
Explore La Crosse is excited to announce Drift Cycle bike share is launching for the 2024 season today, April 17. Drift’s third year saw tremendous growth with almost three times as many registered users and more than twice as many…

Several area fire departments fight blaze at town of Holland residence

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 6:00am
TOWN OF HOLLAND — The Holmen Area Fire Department was dispatched at 5:42 p.m. Saturday to a residential fire at W6632 County Road T. Firefighters from the Onalaska and La Crosse fire departments were initially dispatched through mutual aid agreements.…

Volunteers sought for Neighbors Day on April 27 in La Crosse

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 5:45am
Neighbors Day is an annual event that helps elderly and disabled residents in the city of La Crosse spruce up their yards for spring.

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.