La Crosse temporarily closes trails

The City of La Crosse is temporarily closing some of its trails due to the spring thaw.

Connecting students with nature

Students and community members alike gathered at Chad Erickson Memorial Park to celebrate the opening of a trail connecting local students with nature on Friday. 

WI bow season opens on Saturday

Plenty of hunters are eager to get back into the woods this weekend. Wisconsin’s archery and crossbow season begins on Saturday. The Wisconsin Department of

Minnesota man injured in Wyoming bear encounter

A 48-year-old hiker from Minnesota has been injured in a bear encounter in northern Wyoming. Park County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lance Mathess says Bradley D. Johnson of Plymouth, Minnesota, received severe injuries to his arm, shoulder and back when he encountered two bears on Sunday afternoon in the Beartooth Mountains near the Wyoming-Montana border.


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Warmer weather and river flooding…

Warmer weather and river flooding…

Warming temperatures continue the snow melt run-off, especially northwest of I-90 because of a deeper snow pack.

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March Jefferson Award Winner: Virginia Wintersteen, M.D.

She is a "tireless advocate" for people who have physical challenges.   Doctor Virginia Wintersteen is an orthopedist at Gundersen Health System. 

Shopko plans to close all stores by June

A report from Green Bay says that all Shopko stores will close by June.

Rep. Kind begins annual listening tour in La Crosse

A packed crowd filled the room at Western Technical College where U.S. Rep. Ron Kind held his first listening event

Chaseburg homicide suspect jailed on $250K cash bond

A $250,000 cash bond was set for the rural Chaseburg man arrested on a homicide charge.

Kits available for flood cleanup

As the flood waters recede, so begins the long process of cleaning up the mess left behind.