A Library On a Mission McIntosh Memorial Library is an inspiring beacon of lifelong learning, bringing knowledge alive, sparking imagination and creating possibility for a vibrant and creative Viroqua. HoursThe library hours are Mondays-Thursdays from 9:00am-8:00pm, Fridays 9:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday mornings from 9:00am-3:00pm. We offer contactless pickup and home deliveryContinue Reading

As we inquired more, our host mentioned the live music events and special themed nights hosted by the brewery. They really seem to strive to enhance the overall experience and make it a memorable visit for locals and tourists alike. Our host also chimed in that if we didn’t haveContinue Reading

Stained Glass Window by Louis Rene Petit Immediately upon entering the main body of the church the attention is drawn to the altar area backed by the 50’ x 30’ faceted glass wall. Imported from France, the window art was designed especially for the church by renowned artist, Louis ReneContinue Reading

It’s easy to enjoy your next vacation in Eagan, Minnesota! Home to the Upper Midwest’s largest outdoor municipal waterpark – Cascade Bay – Eagan is also your connection to dynamic destinations such as Mall of America® and Nickelodeon Universe®, the Minnesota Zoo, Canterbury Racetrack & Card Club and Valleyfair AmusementContinue Reading

All Union Terrace events and activities can be found on their website.  One of the terrace’ most popular attractions is its live music events. From the blues to classic rock and electronic funk, there is a music event for all different tastes. On Friday, my friend and I were enjoyingContinue Reading

The changing fall colors on my left and on my right are the cascading hills along the Minnesota border, which is right across the Mississippi River. There is just something about the sun shining through on this moody overcast day and seeing the bright beams of light as it ripples acrossContinue Reading

We met at a convenient downtown location right behind the old Tribune building. Here we were first introduced to Stopla, our conductor. Right away, I could tell he was fun, with a great sense of humor & kept our whole rambunctious group entertained! Our trolley experience allowed us to streamContinue Reading

By Matthew Schumann – Tyrol Basin is South Central Wisconsin’s premier ski hill. Now, before any of you readers of the “Internationale” or “Colorado Ski” Type-Variety get all uppity, just remember: the Driftless does what it does with the terrain the dinosaurs and glaciers gave us. Military Ridge is aContinue Reading

By Erica Howe – A stately building built on Viroqua’s main street, The Historic Fortney started its life as a hotel in 1899. Since then, there have been a myriad of owners, each with their own ideas for renovations. As the years wore on and the building wore out dueContinue Reading

After meditation, I set out to tour around the festival grounds, searching for destinations that I could cover and write about. The Backwoods Stage lays nestled in the woods past the Honeybee campground. A small clearing serves as the seating area, speckled with trees and glow-in-the-dark jellyfish. I wend myContinue Reading

Nicholas played everything from classic medleys, which included “Riders on the Storm,” by The Doors, to his own original pieces of work. It was highly effective at setting the tone and mood of the rest of the evening. After Nicholas was done giving us all the good vibes, the mainContinue Reading

When you arrive on the grounds, you find a place to park and then taken into the grounds by UTV or bus. Everyone who volunteers their time to help drive is friendly, sharing their Larryfest stories and some information to help you enjoy your weekend. There are two stages, TheContinue Reading

Today we are going to start at the Al Ringling Theatre. Al had wanted to give back something to the community that had been his home for many years and finally decided upon building a theater. But not just any theater. It had to be as modern and as safeContinue Reading

Swing dance was always a very interesting but seemed very complicated. Professional dancers who flip, swing, and twirl their partners all over the dance floor. I am NOT one of those people, but I was drawn to it. Now my 2023 era of thinking was swing dance had literally diedContinue Reading