La Crosse WI – In The Driftless Each year, La Crosse County attracts more than two million visitors as people across the globe are attracted by the natural beauty and recreational opportunities offered by the upper Mississippi River area – including  the region’s rich history, unique attractions and variety ofContinue Reading

By Riley Hunter – Have you ever felt like jumping back in time and experiencing the world from the perspective of, as the saying goes, the days when life was much simpler? Well, I often think about it and try to jump back through the photos posted online so IContinue Reading

By Rick Pedersen – Growing up as a kid, I always thought I was invincible and never gave thought to the possibility of contributing to my own demise. As an adult, I think back to past deeds and have second thoughts about invincibility. I consider myself a spiritual person, andContinue Reading

By Ben Potaracke – Tapas.  What are Tapas anyway?   The word Tapas is used to describe a smaller portion or snack-size of any dish.  I love going out for tapas because it allows you to try different dishes.  I’m sure you have been in this situation.  You are seatedContinue Reading

By Rick Pedersen –  “Ahoy me hearties” and gather round while I spin the tail of Skeleton Crew Brew. It’s a hideaway containing the most excellent ale, a buccaneer can get his hands on, along with as many fine wines a lad or lass dares to ever dream of drinking.Continue Reading

I was 31 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. “You are young and healthy; you’ll handle the treatments well” the doctors said. But you just said I had breast cancer I would think to myself, how could I also be ‘healthy.’ It was hard to believe, meContinue Reading

We Brew. Everybody Drinks. Repeat.Meet the Brew Crew …  Back in 1999, craft beers were revolutionizing America’s beer culture. That same year, Brewmaster Joe Katchever founded Pearl Street Brewery – with only a dream, a 1984 Eagle Wagon, and a trailer packed with brewery equipment driven from Colorado to theContinue Reading

It was a perfect April spring day in La Crosse, Wisconsin; thirty degrees, overcast, and a persistent cold mist that makes a human not want to move at all, much less actually go outside. In Wisconsin, we call it “Festing” weather. I couldn’t dream of better conditions to go toContinue Reading

Historic Hixon House Museum Historic Hixon House was built in 1858 by pioneer Gideon Hixon, who went on to become a wealthy lumber baron in La Crosse. He and his wife Ellen raised their five sons in this home and expanded it to the size it is today. The familyContinue Reading

Artspire is an all-inclusive, free community art event that attracts, engages and connects our diverse community through meaningful arts experiences, including visual, interactive, performing, literary arts and dance. Produced and funded by the Pump House Regional Arts Center, sponsors and donors like you! When: June 8, 2024 Where:119 King St, La Crosse, WIContinue Reading

Airfest has a positive impact in La Crosse and surrounding communities within the Coulee Region. The Mission of Deke Slayton Airfest (referenced below as Airfest) is to promote aviation awareness and education in our local market. Airfest is a family orientated aviation event that showcases military and civilian performers forContinue Reading

Do you have adventurous kids? Bring them to Youth Outdoor Fest for lots of free adventurous activities! Kids will have the opportunity to go fishing, shoot a bow, paddle a canoe/kayak or paddleboard, cast a fly rod, learn how to identify furs, fish and birds, play games, interact with liveContinue Reading

133rd Annual La Crosse Interstate Fair GENERAL FAIR INFORMATIONJUNIOR FAIROPEN CLASS Special Entertainment: Miller & MikeDan Jones ClydesdalesSJ McDonaldHigh MileageMR. ED’S MAGICAL MIDWAYS: SPECIAL RIDE PROMOTIONBalloons By Kevin – Balloon Artist More Fun Memories:AMKM GymnasticsKids Pedal Tractor PullA&C Martial Arts DemonstrationLa Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway When:July 17 – 21, 2024 Where:FairgroundsContinue Reading

Cheech’s Deecefest Family Music FestivalDeecefest expands its lineup with Joe and Vicki Price, Howard “Guitar” Luetdke and Blue Max, The Bus Boys, Brian Beard, and Javier Trejo (Mexican Americana). Featuring a special 90’s grunge throwback with Norm’s Headache for a 30-year reunion show (haven’t played in 25 years). The three-dayContinue Reading