The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce announced that its “Thrive in the Heart of the Driftless Region” campaign will target individuals within a 250-mile radius of the region and encourage them to relocate.
Zara is a beautiful, sweet dog with a happy smile! Zara was quite nervous when she first arrived and is unsure around new people, but really just needs a minute to get comfortable! Once she sees a familiar face, she lights up and is the most affectionate, goofy girl. It’s impossible not to l…
A jury in Monroe County has convicted a 39-year-old Milwaukee man in the death of a robbery victim.
In a rare sighting, the first barn owl nest was documented in the state of Wisconsin in more than two decades after a La Crosse resident spotted an owlet in their backyard, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
The seventh annual Kriskindlmarkt, a traditional outdoor European-style market, will return to downtown Sparta for four weekends during the holiday season.
QUESTION: My mom mentioned a “big thalidomide scare” in the 1960s. What is she talking about?
Workers were wrapping up construction work for berms in mid-September at Range 102 on Fort McCoy’s South Post that gives the range better capabilities, said Range Officer Rey Vellido with the Fort McCoy Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security.
Officials at the Wisconsin State Fair have announced that applications are now available for the 2022 Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home Award, an award given to families who have dedicated their life to Wisconsin farming for 100 or 150 years.
TREMPEALEAU, Wis. -- The crumbling remains of a two-story stone building along the Mississippi River are all that’s left of what was once a bustling brewery and hotel.
An opening reception is set for Monday, Nov. 22 to unveil the Monroe County Local History Room's “A Swinging ‘60s Christmas.”
After nearly 10 years since first working together, a U.S. Army commander and a former translator for coalition forces in Afghanistan were able to reconnect at Fort McCoy during Operation Allies Welcome.
The Monroe County Health Department offers appointments for free COVID-19 vaccinations at its Sparta office located at 315 W. Oak St. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When you think “Thanksgiving”, what comes to mind? Turkey! According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the United States at Thanksgiving. That number represents one-sixth of all the turkeys sold in the U.S. each year. There are a few …
Highway 21 in Wisconsin is now the Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
November is National Diabetes Month. In the United States, over 34 million people have diabetes, and it is the seventh leading cause of death. In Wisconsin, 8.5% of the adult population has been diagnosed with diabetes. An additional 135,000 people in Wisconsin have diabetes but don’t know i…
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After holding a virtual event last year due to COVID-19, Tomah Health Hospice Touch & Life Choices Palliative Care officials have announced that this year’s Tomah Love Light program will be held in person Sunday, Dec. 12.
Freezing isn’t the only method used to extend the life of meats. Meats, such as beef, pork, venison, bear, lamb or veal can be canned in pint or quart jars. These can be stored and enjoyed for up to at least 12 months. Prepare meats for canning by:
Authorities in Monroe County have identified human remains discovered Nov. 6 at Fort McCoy. The body of 45-year-old Christopher Doeslaere of Tomah was found by a hunter at a remote area of the base outside the controlled access area.
I learned a new word the other day referring to the desire of hardcore deer hunters to be in their stand
The Monroe County Health Department says risk of measles transmission in the county remains low after an Oct. 8 report of measles cases at Fort McCoy.
Every October, the Department of Defense and the Army observe the month as Energy Action Month to raise awareness of the critical role that energy resilience plays in mission readiness and to drive behavior change.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the economy, the Tomah Health Community Foundation is helping people struggling with hunger in Monroe County.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has re-certified Tomah Health as a Level IV Trauma Care facility.