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REACH Center partners face zoning hurdles, neighborhood concerns as they look to add services in La Crosse

Tue, 01/30/2024 - 6:00am
The REACH Services and Resource Center is looking to add services and udpate its facility. The La Crosse-based community outreach center must first seek zoning changes from the city to implement its planned enhancements.

Art walk in downtown La Crosse on Friday

Tue, 01/30/2024 - 5:30am
The River City Gallery in La Crosse is urging art lovers to take part in the Downtown Art Walk from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

THE WAY IT WAS: Logging Camp in Northern Wisconsin, circa 1890s

Tue, 01/30/2024 - 5:15am
While the exact location of this logging camp is unknown, it is very likely to have been associated with one of the big lumber companies headquartered in La Crosse. White pine was the quest of these lumber barons. Wintertime was…

La Crosse area building permits

Tue, 01/30/2024 - 5:00am
Here are recent La Crosse area building permits.

Here's what Madisonians wrote on new tiles for the Olbrich Thai Pavilion

Mon, 01/29/2024 - 7:50am
Just like they did when the Thai Pavilion first arrived after 9/11, residents left messages of peace and hope for the pavilion's new roof.

Who in Monona wants to be judge? It could be you

Mon, 01/29/2024 - 6:00am
Nobody filed to run in the spring election for the city's judge, so a write-in could win. It's one of several local races with no candidates.

International Owl Center offers free weekend for nearby Wisconsinites

Mon, 01/29/2024 - 5:30am
Residents of Trempealeau, Vernon, and La Crosse counties, including college students, are invited to visit the International Owl Center for free Feb. 3-4. The Owl Center, located in Houston, Minn., is the only all-owl education center in the U.S., according…

Mortgage rates reach six-week high, but still expected to decline; Where home sales are headed in Wisconsin

Sun, 01/28/2024 - 12:30pm
The average rate on a 30-year mortgage rose to 6.69% last week, though forecasts generally have the rate hovering around 6% by the end of the year. See where home sales are headed in Wisconsin.

Economy may be looking up, but rent is still high; Track changing rent prices in Wisconsin

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 4:30pm
Rental costs are up 6.5% from a year earlier, nearly twice the pre-pandemic pace. Check out how rent prices have changed in Wisconsin.

Janesville resident issued warning for off-leash dogs months before German shepherd fatally shot

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 3:00pm
One of the dogs was fatally shot Wednesday after one of the dogs attacked the officer and bit him in the leg, Janesville police stated.

$19M in renovations at La Crosse County's Hillview Health Care Center to offer more 'home-like setting'

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 11:00am
When renovations at Hillview Health Care Center are complete, fewer residents will be in traditional nursing home beds.

You can sign Spanish tiles that will be part of Olbrich Gardens' Thai pavilion on Sunday

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 7:35am
The public is invited on Sunday to sign the back of clay roof tiles that will be installed on the Royal Thai Pavilion at Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

The transformation of St. Bernard's into Madison's cathedral is well underway

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 5:55am
A $15 million renovation at St. Bernard Catholic Church will include handmade furnishings along with new pews and two organs. Plans to add a steeple atop the bell tower of the 1927 church could follow.

La Crosse's Oktoberfest 2024 button contest underway

Thu, 01/25/2024 - 5:30am
Oktoberfest USA is holding its 2024 button design contest through 4 p.m. Feb. 29. Full design contest details can be found at

La Crosse's Poage Park ice skating rink closed until further notice

Thu, 01/25/2024 - 5:30am
Poage Park ice skating rink will be closed until further notice due to unsuitable conditions and rising temperatures, according to a city of La Crosse press release. For any questions regarding hours of operation or closures, contact Nikki Hansen at…

The economy is looking a bit better, but what about the cost of groceries in the Midwest?

Wed, 01/24/2024 - 4:30pm
After an extended period of gloom, Americans are starting to feel better about inflation and the economy. Here's a way to check how the price of groceries in the Midwest has been impacted.

Snowmobiling on pause as warm weather and rain hit

Wed, 01/24/2024 - 3:00pm
Trails in southern Wisconsin had opened on Jan. 12 while most trails in northern Wisconsin have not yet opened.

Packers give Madison woman ‘heart attack,’ niece reports in 911 call

Tue, 01/23/2024 - 7:20am
The woman said she had been texting with her niece in Missouri and during the tense late minutes of the game had texted, “I’m having a heart attack!”

What a delivery: Owasso parents have baby in convenience store parking lot amid wintry weather

Tue, 01/23/2024 - 6:55am
Landon Manuel delivered their son in the front seat of their SUV when icy conditions slowed their journey to the hospital.

Poage Park ice skating rink opens

Tue, 01/23/2024 - 5:30am
The city of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department opened the free ice skating rink at Poage Park. Weather permitting and based on staff availability, the hours for this season will be: