Jefferson Award Recipient refurbishes bikes for those in need

She also knows that not everyone is so lucky to have a bike of their own.

Judy Gates knitting

Jefferson Award Winner: Judy Gates

Coon Valley, WI (WXOW) – – These hands have touched the lives of so many especially those at the end of their life. “They’ve gone through

Randy Thomson talks in his martial arts studio

Jefferson Award Winner: Randy Thomson

LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW)  He’s taught martial arts for 25 years.  But, Randy Thomson’s mission goes beyond teaching self defense. Randy Thomson wants to give

John Staut standing in front of some flowers

Onalaskan John Staut wins Jefferson Award

ONALASKA, Wis. (WXOW) — John Staut is the driving force behind “Centering Onalaska,” a non-profit that specializes in “building community pride”. According to the woman

Luann Hjelle answering a student's question

Jefferson Award Winner: LuAnn Hjelle

ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW)  She spent a career teaching children.  When she retired, the transition was a challenge.  So LuAnn Hjelle decided to return to the

Larry Pohja standing next to two women

Jefferson Award Winner: Larry Pohja

ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW)  If you stop by the Onalaska Public Library, chances are you’ll see the work of Larry Pohja. Larry is a long time


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Foggy, gloomy again and then more rain possible

Foggy and slick… Early this morning dense fog has filled in across the region. Visibility is nearing zero and temperatures

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Turkey follows Waukesha mailman

A mailman in Waukesha has someone who keeps a close eye on him during his route.

Rushford fire update: One of three daughters released

Ravyn Cords, one of three Cords daughters seriously burned in a massive overnight house fire last month, has been released

Caledonia football surprises area school

The Warriors know that they are their strongest with the community by their side.

Hunters prep for upcoming gun-deer season

With the start of gun deer season starting in only a few days, stores that carry hunting supplies are busy

AMA calls for total ban on all e-cigarette, vaping products

The American Medical Association is calling for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.