Chad Gilbeck’s hay bale graffiti art makes driving along Hwy. P near Coon Valley a destination for travelers and gives residents something to talk about.
Nine-year-old Evan Hackman moved slowly through a crowd of more than 50 kids, with a furry little sugar glider perched atop his head. The small flying rodent scampered from one end of Hackman’s hat to the other as dozens of kids jumped at the chance to get up close and personal with the creature.
Life-long athlete Katie Crowley is used to completing on the odder side of sports, but strange doesn’t begin to describe her latest endeavor, a grueling obstacle course called the Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge.
A man will be made a beast, a maiden will be held captive and silverware will dance about the stage during West Salem High School’s summer musical that premiered Thursday night at the Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts.
For more than fifteen years, one La Crosse church has quietly worked to ease the pain of a human rights issue that until recently has languished in the backstreets of world attention—Christian persecution. And now more local churches are signing on to assist.
Twelve-year-old Kieran McKinney of West Salem wasn’t disappointed, heartbroken or even distraught last week when he fell out of the running for the Schipps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
According to Arts Director Dan Heerts the Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts’ 2017-18 season Mainstage entertainment series will kick off with two acts that were big hits with the audience in previous appearances.
Throughout the entire month of March the gallery at the Marie W. Heider Art Center will be filled with eye-catching works that students have produced in their art classes this school year. It’s time for the annual K-12 West Salem School District Honors Show and, according to art teachers Que…
The puzzle pieces that make up West Salem senior Rayeann Jones’ life are slowly falling back into place as the 18-year-old prepares to graduate high school early and begin her career.
More than a dozen West Salem Middle School students spent four days learning about wildlife conservation and natural resources in Eagle River, Wis., last month.
Half a dozen West Salem fourth- and fifth-grade Odyssey of the mind members huddle around a lab table working on a spontaneous challenge with senior mentors Nick Oldenburg and Courtney Koepp.
West Salem High School senior McKenzie Fitzpatrick was sitting in her father’s law office in downtown La Crosse when she witnessed a truth that many would sooner forget, dismiss or deny.
Johnsmith’s musical partnership with Dan Sebranek started 30 years ago this year, beginning on a slightly sour note. Their first show together was at La Crosse’s Riverfest in the summer of 1987, and the sign next to the stage announced them as John Smith — as he was known then — and “Don.”
BANGOR — For many kids growing up, home is a sanctuary — the one place where they know they will be safe, secure and loved. But what is a kid to do when her home is in constant upheaval, and when the only grown-up in the group is one of the youngest family members?
Miss Seven Rivers Pageant founder and director Abby Ryan has another full slate of contestants for this year’s sixth annual pageant, which starts at 4 p.m. Saturday at Holmen High School. In fact, she allowed 13 contestants this year, one over the limit of 12 entries she set after 14 turned …
A new exhibit at the Children’s Museum of La Crosse lets children and parents enjoy creativity, fun and expand their imagination, all with the help of a classic American toy.