“The more you do, the more you are,” is one of the mantras that Paul Gulsvig liked to recite daily to the thousands of Onalaska High School choral students during his 28 years as a director.

Lyle Ostrander has a long history of creating carvings of subjects from nature out of wood. He will showcase his talent and creations at the September Holmen Area Historical Society meeting.

Fresh roasted sweet corn drew crowds to the 54th annual Kornfest Aug. 18 – 20. Among the other enticing treats were corndogs, barbecued chicken, brats, batterfried cheese curds and pie and ice cream.

WEST SALEM — Thomas “Tom” Adolph Kneifl, 63, of West Salem died peacefully at his home Thursday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2017.

Onalaska United Methodist Church will present a praise Celebration at noon Saturday, Aug. 12, at Onalaska United Methodist Church, 212 Fourth Ave. N., Onalaska.

Seven young women will compete next week for the Miss Onalaska title and seven teenagers will compete to be named Miss Onalaska Outstanding Teen.

WEST SALEM — Jerold “Jerry” W. Houser, 62, of West Salem passed away Monday, July 24, 2017, in his home.

ONALASKA — Bethany Ann (Higdon) Aspenson, 66, of Onalaska passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving husband, Dennis and her family. Together they fought a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Saturday's Celebrate Onalaska events included the annual fireworks show sponsored by Festival Foods. Here are a selection of photos from the event, taken by Jeremy Saley of Onalaska.