SO JOSEPH, WHAT DO YOU DO FOR WORK OR BUSINESS? I am an artist. In addition to my own work, I own and run an art school in Rochester, Driftless Art Academy, which just opened in 2021.   Tell us about a project or accomplishment that you consider to beContinue Reading

By Riley Hunter – If you live in La Crosse, WI area you have for sure driven past Cosa Ink Grafitti’s artwork as they have become infamous locally, but their artwork was originally only exclusively street graffiti. I met Cody Sanderson (aka Cosa) in 2008 and was instantly brought backContinue Reading

SO COLLEEN, WHAT DO YOU DO FOR WORK OR BUSINESS? Artist who is finally done earning a wage and can now continue my creative efforts without worrying about earning a living. Tell us about a project or accomplishment that you consider to be the most significant in your career withContinue Reading

By Riley Hunter – From Part 1, “Be Prepared”,  I talked about some of my “What To Plan For” tips here at Country Jam. In this article, which is Part 2, we get settled in, and I talk about our camping adventures. It’s truly an experience all on its own!Continue Reading

By Rick Pedersen –Perhaps one of the most popular activities to embrace winter romance is a horse-drawn sleigh ride after a fresh snowfall. Very few things have had as many songs or stories written about them. My wife gets full credit for picking this trip and story topic, as itContinue Reading

By Jamie Norton – I was truly excited to have an opportunity to be able to attend and write about an endurance mountain bike race like no other in the heart of the Driftless Area at Hixon Forest in my hometown of La Crosse Wisconsin.  Just nestled in the bluffs of LaContinue Reading

By Nolan Arentz – A place where your phone will tell you takes half the amount of time that you actually spend getting there, or maybe it was just getting back at me for dropping it all the time. Anyways, that is where you will find the venue for thisContinue Reading

Sauk County Historical Society Mission Statement of the Sauk County Historical Society“The mission of the Sauk County Historical Society is to preserve, protect, maintain and disseminate the history of Sauk County; and to assist other historical societies and local history related endeavors in Sauk County.” SCHS Core Values Education: EngageContinue Reading

Let There Be Light Early pioneers who arrived to settle Reedsburg in the 1840s, brought their illumination with them. They used tallow candles to light their homes after dark, however, most early residents went to bed when the sun set, so artificial light was not an issue. Kerosene lanterns wereContinue Reading

By Rick Pedersen –  In the Driftless area, Fall brings an amazing color transformation of the trees and other foliage. Some people travel cross country to view the changes. In Warren’s Wisconsin, a small town of about 400 people, becomes host to roughly 150,000 visitors for its annual Cranfest celebration.Continue Reading

By Nicole Schroeder – “This place feels like you’re just hanging out in the backyard with your friends. It’s open, it’s inviting, it’s cool” said one visitor of Winghaven Pizza Farm. There are plenty of beautiful sights to see at Winghaven, with lush green trees and foliage filling the surroundingContinue Reading

By Nicole Schroeder –  Ashley for the Arts Wow! It seems like everyone is looking for a great time and maybe even some family fun. Do you like Street performers? Want to join in on a group of Tibetan drum players? Do you Like to see magicians and be surprisedContinue Reading

By Rick Pedersen –   For those wishing to learn the Who’s who in the owl world, the answer is the International Owl Center located in Houston, MN. Every year people from around the globe travel to this destination, which hosts the International Festival of Owls every March. My wifeContinue Reading