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Dark La Crosse Stories Episode 9: A Close Shave

On the ninth episode of Dark La Crosse Stories, the archives team at the La Crosse Public Library unearths the city's connec… Read more

La Crosse looking to improve sidewalk compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act

City of La Crosse staff will redo the sidewalk on the south side of State Street in front of the Charmant Hotel to make it m… Read more

Tribcast: Chris and Sherry Hardie share their top wine tips

Chris and Sherry Hardie, owners of Brambleberry Winery, Weddings and Country Inn and authors of the Tribune's weekly wine co… Read more

La Crosse County Circuit Court felony cases in June

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Viroqua couple to appear next week on Discovery's 'Homestead Rescue'

A Viroqua couple will appear on the June 19 episode of “Homestead Rescue,” a Discovery Channel series in which people learn … Read more


Steve Cahalan: La Crescent, La Crosse get new restaurants

La Crescent got a new restaurant last week, with the opening of the Swing Bridge Pub. Read more

Crime and Courts

1 killed, 3 injured in La Crosse County crash; three victims from Whitehall

A 17-year-old girl from Whitehall was killed and three adults injured in a six-vehicle crash Friday on Hwy. 53 in northern L… Read more


Holmen teen wins state pageant title

OSHKOSH — For the second time in five years, a La Crosse County teenager has won the Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen title… Read more

Crime and Courts

Police: La Crosse man attempted to drown girlfriend in backyard pool

A La Crosse man was charged Wednesday with substantial battery and disorderly conduct, each with domestic abuse enhancers, a… Read more


DNR: La Crosse County manure spill kills 1,000 trout

A manure spill in La Crosse County is estimated to have killed more than 1,000 trout. Read more


New owner reopens Big Al’s Pizza in downtown La Crosse after major renovation

New owner Ryan Johnson and the restaurant’s operating partner, Joe Zenz, have reopened Big Al’s Pizza at 115 S. Third St. in… Read more

Crime and Courts

Bangor man sentenced to five years in federal prison

MADISON — Jesse Turnmire, 30, of Bangor, was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison for possessing firearms as a… Read more


The Way It Was: Pettibone Beach in 1928 and 15 other photos from the La Crosse area in the 1920s and 1930s

Two slides and a diving platform mark this circa 1928 view of Pettibone Beach and its bathhouse, which was completed in 1926… Read more


Aaron Rodgers’ approach within Packers’ new offense? ‘Over, over, over exaggerate things’ — including not extending plays

Rodgers has gone out of his way during offseason practices to stay in the pocket and throw the ball within the rhythm and timing of the way the play is designed. Read more

This week's Photo Galleries

Get to know the Wisconsin Badgers' 2020 football recruiting class

Wisconsin State Journal reporter Jason Galloway offers a closer look at the athletes that have committed to playing football at the Univers… Read more

Today’s top pics: Italy picked to host 2026 Winter Games and more

Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

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WisEye Morning Minute: The Fate of the Budget

Last week, Governor Tony Evers (D-Wisconsin) and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) held news conferences to address questions about … Read more

WisEye Morning Minute: Assembly Passes Bills On Lincoln Hills Deadline

On June 20, Assembly Speaker Rep. Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Assembly Minority Leader Rep. Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) held news conference p… Read more