Outside of work, they are quilters, bodybuilders, bakers, gardeners and doctorate students. At Mayo Clinic Health System, they are certified nurse midwives, unique in personality and hobbies but with a shared passion for women’s health and a gratitude for witnessing new life and the joy it brings.
The Viroqua City Council passed a resolution to stand in solidarity and support volunteer efforts to help Afghan refugees at its regular virtual meeting, Oct. 12.
I want to introduce you to five dynamic women who have joined the Vernon Economic Development Association (VEDA) Board of Directors. First to join of the five is Jenny Seiler from Viroqua who has worked with nonprofit organizations in different capacities, from office management in a conserv…
Hi. Vern here. Boy, everyone is rushing around lately, doing all types of stuff. I’ve been just watching you humans do your thing…No, not like a stalker (OK, a lot like a stalker) and the best thing I can compare you to is squirrels. Gotta get this quick to put over here to move it away from…
The Vernon County Department of Human Services will be assisting individuals with completing their Power of Attorney for Healthcare document.
Being a former sports writer/editor and loving everything competitive that humans tend to play, I have always been intrigued by numbers. More so the people who accumulate those numbers, but numbers just the same.
The Viroqua Fire Department reports that on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 4:32 a.m., they were called to 505 Chicago Ave. in the city of Viroqua for a 24-unit two-story, wood construction apartment building on a report of smoke and flames showing.
Sheriff John Spears reports the following ongoing activities for the year and narrative excerpts from the week ending Oct. 11.
In what has become an annual tradition, UW-La Crosse Police Officer Dave Pehl dawned a pink tutu Thursday to raise money and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.
Viroqua Area Schools (VAS) and Vernon Memorial Healthcare (VMH) have announced the sale of VMH’s former Fairhaven property to VAS. The deal was voted upon and announced at the school district’s annual meeting on Sept. 20. Closing on the property, located at 601 Arena Drive, is expected befor…
Vaping has dropped among teens during the coronavirus pandemic, with a nearly 40% decrease in use from the year prior.
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The Westby Area Historical Society will hold a cemetery stone cleaning workshop at the Coon Prairie Cemetery, rural Westby, Saturday, Oct. 23. Come any time between noon and 2 p.m., when several members of WAHS will be available to show you how to clean one of your family’s stones or use a “…
A Highway Safety Improvement Project is planned for USH 14/61 in the city of Viroqua. The project begins approximately 450 feet north of Brendel Lane and ends near the intersection of USH 14 and South Washington Avenue. The project gaps downtown city of Viroqua (between Decker Street and Sou…
La Crosse’s higher education institutions will host a second discussion to help the community support and understand our new Afghan neighbors.
Gundersen Health System has named Heather Schimmers its new chief operating officer and chief nursing officer.
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It’s harvest time in the country, with farmers busy in the fields at all hours of the day collecting the annual crops.
Local business owner and philanthropist Al Louis has raised more than $100,000 for area nonprofits in his third annual “Al’s Musky Challenge,” the most the fundraiser has ever amassed in a year dedicated to the memory of a fellow philanthropist.
We’ve been working for months with local organizations and businesses to create the first annual Driftless Region’s Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration: A Mexican cultural and educational event. The event will be held from 1 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16 at Keewaydin Farm 15270 Hau…
When Operation Allies Welcome first kicked off, one of the biggest challenges was communicating with the Afghan evacuees. Some spoke English, but there were still some troubles in guiding Afghan evacuees through the initial processing as there was still that language barrier.
You might remember that throughout the summer of 2020, we asked a lot of questions in this column about Vernon County’s old country schoolhouses. The point of all those questions was to collect information for a book about the schools, and that book has at last been published. "Country Schoo…
TITLE: “River to Redemption”
What’s Brewing @ the Bekkum Brown Bag Series, Thursdays at 12 p.m in the community room.