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High school sports roundup: Onalaska Luther, G-E-T share Coulee boys basketball title  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska Luther High School boys basketball team had a big Thursday night that came along with two milestones — one team, and one ...

High school cross country: Onalaska Luther team heads west, runs under the California lights  La Crosse Tribune

WEST SALEM — Onalaska Luther High School senior David Vannucchi did not compete Sept. 13 at the Holmen Invitational, but there was a good reason.

High school football: Onalaska Luther's smaller roster doesn't get Knights down  La Crosse Tribune

Matt Schiebel wasn't expecting his roster to shrink to 33 athletes after boasting a 45-man team last season.

Luther High School completes major renovation project

Onalaska, Wis. (WXOW) – Minus a few details, Luther High School in Onalaska has just completed a major renovation project. The four phase and more than ...

New chapel and auditorium open in Onalaska Luther High School  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska Luther High School has a new chapel and auditorium on its campus.

High school sports roundup: La Crosse Logan comes through in OT against Onalaska Luther  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska Luther High School junior Joey McNamara drained a long-range 3-pointer to knot a nonconference boys basketball game with Logan at 48 Thursday ...

High school cross country: Onalaska Luther senior David Vannucchi reflects on final races  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska Luther High School senior David Vannucchi has learned to put things in perspective as his high school cross country days come to a close.

High school track and field: Onalaska Luther boys and girls sweep Division 3 regionals  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — The Onalaska Luther High School boys and girls track and field teams are regional champions.

Onalaska Luther High School's Bennett Loersch transforms into inside force  The Courier Life News

Standing tall has never been a problem for Luther High School's Bennett Loersch, which certainly has its advantages when it comes to playing basketball.

High school cross country: Onalaska Luther's Davis Vannucchi 12th in California meet  La Crosse Tribune

He waited for 51 races to be completed before approaching the starting line to run in the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic in Woodbridge, Calif., late Saturday ...

High school cross country: Pressure? No problem. Onalaska Luther’s David Vannucchi embraces chase for 3  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Onalaska Luther High School senior David Vannucchi doesn't let pressure get to him.

Onalaska Luther High School set to dedicate new addition on Sunday  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Luther High School has a new chapel and auditorium on its campus.

Luther High School to seek voucher students in 2018  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Luther High School hopes to have students participating in the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program starting in 2018.

Luther High School teachers celebrate career milestones  La Crosse Tribune

Kevin Lisk is famous at Luther High School for his ever-present mug of coffee. A constant supply of java has helped him keep up with his students in the ...

Extra Effort: Spirit guides the brave world of Onalaska Luther High School senior  The Courier Life News

Chelsea Chen's life, like her faith, is something she believes is led by the Holy Spirit.

Edward Bakken  La Crosse Tribune

LA CROSSE/ONALASKA — Edward Albert Peter Bakken, 102, of La Crosse/Onalaska, was called home to heaven by his Savior Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.

WIAA boys cross country: Onalaska Luther's David Vannucchi wins D3 title again  La Crosse Tribune

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — After crossing the finish line, Onalaska Luther High School junior David Vannucchi collapsed to the ground, exhausted from the ...

High school football preview: New-look Onalaska Luther has a playoff mission  La Crosse Tribune

Near-misses just don't cut it with the Onalaska Luther High School's football team anymore.

WIAA state cross country: Aquinas boys capture first state title since 2007  La Crosse Tribune

The Aquinas High School boys cross country team celebrates its WIAA Division 3 state championship at the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., ...

2017 La Crosse area grads post strong results on ACT exams  The Courier Life News

ACT results for the graduating class of 2017 show good marks for local schools. Several schools had average composite scores in the mid-20s, including ...

Diane Jacobson  La Crosse Tribune

Diane M. Jacobson, 69, of Westby died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at her home.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Offensive woes weigh down Mauston in 38-25 loss to Westfield  WiscNews

WESTFIELD — When the Mauston girls basketball team hosted Westfield earlier this season, the Golden Eagles were caged to the tone of 21 points.

Kohl Foundation announces 2019 award recipients - WKBT

The 2019 Herb Kohl Foundation Excellence Scholarship, Initiative Scholarship, Fellowship and Leadership Award recipients are announced.

Second round of school safety grant funding awarded in Wisconsin  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — As part of Wisconsin Safe Schools Week, Attorney General Brad Schimel attended an adolescent mental health training in Madison ...

Byus and Loersch lead Luther boys past Black River Falls

With a big night from Bennett Loersch and Emery Byus, The Luther Knights cruised past Black River Falls.

Willard Warnken | Obituaries |  La Crosse Tribune

Willard G. Warnken, 85, of Winona passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019, at his home.

La Crosse area schools closing early as region braces for up to 8 inches of snow  The Courier Life News

A wintry mix is expected mainly west of the Mississippi River this morning, according to the National Weather *Service* Office in La Crosse, with snow forecast ...

La Crosse Central senior Maria Martell awarded $25,000 Hansen Foundation scholarship  The Courier Life News

It was a moment that left Maria Martell in shock, and her friends sobbing.

High school tennis: Onalaska's Chloe and Faith Leithold, Lauren Garves are like sisters  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — There will be a new set of sisters representing the Onalaska High School tennis team at state today, but the trio competing all consider one ...

From Tribune files: 2017-18 Extra Effort Award winners | Education  The Courier Life News

The La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort Awards honor seniors in our area who have been chosen by their high schools for their perseverance and dedication to ...

Extra Effort: Onalaska Luther's Aaron Raabe a quiet, but strong leader  La Crosse Tribune

The most effective leadership, it turns out, is sometimes a quiet thing.

Mrs. Laverne Lankey  La Crosse Tribune

Mrs. Laverne G. Lankey (née Springer) died peacefully at BridgePath at the Morrow Home in Sparta, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at the age of 90.

High school softball: Onalaska takes over first place in MVC  La Crosse Tribune

Freshman Sarah Kraus has been a tough pitcher for Onalaska High School softball opponents to hit this month.

La Crosse area students honored by National Merit Scholarship program  The Courier Life News

The following students were honored by the annual National Merit Scholarship Program, which offers scholarship opportunities to those who score in the top of ...

Winter weather causes school closures, delays in La Crosse area  The Courier Life News

Many La Crosse area school districts will delay the start of classes today after a late-winter storm dropped up 6 inches of snow on the Coulee Region.

The power of one: Raabe is Luther's lone wrestler  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Wrestling practice schedules at Onalaska Luther High School are put together for the sole purpose of making Aaron Raabe the best he can be.

Luther teacher finds lessons in cancer  The Courier Life News

Just before starting her 20th year of teaching Spanish at Luther High School in Onalaska, Becky Lussky was hit with a bombshell. After a biopsy, a PET scan and ...

Todd Sommerfeldt: Onalaska High School softball team making history  La Crosse Tribune

SPARTA — The excitement that surrounded the Onalaska High School softball team when it began practicing two months ago had to be greeted with a dose of ...

Central, Logan, Luther volleyball welcome new coaches  La Crosse Tribune

There will be a number of new faces patrolling the sidelines during high school volleyball matches this fall.

Matt Schneider slides into AD role at La Crosse Aquinas  La Crosse Tribune

Matt Schneider's first athletic administration job is fittingly close to home.

High school basketball: CJ Siegel's hot start has La Crosse Logan off to 2-1 start  La Crosse Tribune

From one sport to another, CJ Siegel never seems to slow down.

La Crosse County Board District 24: Leon Pfaff vs. Kevin Hoyer  The Courier Life News

Incumbent La Crosse County Board member Leon Pfaff faces challenger Kevin Hoyer in the 24th District. The candidates in contested county board races were ...

Wisconsins Best Private Schools: Top 50 For 2017

Milwaukee, WI - An education and real estate website has come out with a 2017 list of best private schools - see how ours stack up in WI and the USA.

High school softball: Leah Kramer powers La Crosse Central past La Follette  La Crosse Tribune

The Central High School softball team has followed a familiar recipe throughout the season.

OHS, HHS principals impressed with classy seniors  The Courier Life News

For the principals at Onalaska and Holmen high schools, this year's graduating class stood out both academically and in terms of character.

These Are The Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools Of 2018: Report

Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools Of 2018 - Brookfield, WI - Niche has compiled what it says are the top 100 schools in Wisconsin, which includes both private ...

Todd Sommerfeldt: La Crosse Logan's softball rebuilding project right on track  La Crosse Tribune

Logan High School softball coach Matt Marohl is nearly two years removed from standing on Goodman Diamond and celebrating a WIAA Division 2 state ...

Assignment: Education - Luther High prepares to enter voucher program - WKBT

More La Crosse area families may have opportunity for free private school education.

Good Steward Resale Store debuts new store at former Edwardo's location  La Crosse Tribune

The Good Steward Resale Store reopened its doors at a brand new Rose St. location Tuesday morning, debuting a spacious 10000-square-foot floor plan and ...

Schedule of Veterans Day events | |  The Courier Life News

Monday. 8 a.m. — Third annual Freedom Honor Flight Veterans Day Breakfast at UW-La Crosse, ceremony at Veterans Hall of Honor at the Veterans Memorial ...

Obituary: Dick Horstman  La Crosse Tribune

On the morning of Jan. 19, 2017, surrounded by family in his home of 45 years, Dick Horstman departed this life with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, bidding ...

Todd Sommerfeldt: Aquinas softball coach Kevin Schreiner worked hard to get back to his team  La Crosse Tribune

Kevin Schreiner was about 45 minutes removed from working alone on the varsity softball field at Pammel Creek Park when it felt like the last ounce of energy ...

Extra Effort: LaCrossroads High School senior endures struggle, sacrifice and success  The Courier Life News

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” — Henry Ford. Tatum Valentine is on the ...

Ashley Furniture announces $20000 sponsorship of 7 Rivers Robotics Coalition  The Courier Life News

Ashley Furniture is hoping to inspire and educate future engineers with a new partnership.

Luther Light: Rachel Riediger  The Courier Life News

Onalaska Luther High School's Luther Light for May is senior Rachel Riediger, daughter of Pastor Galen and Susan Riediger of West Salem. Riediger attended ...

Police and fire calls | News |  The Courier Life News

The following log is based on reports from the Holmen and Onalaska police and fire departments.

Business association recognizes Onalaska parks department  La Crosse Tribune

Providing Onalaska residents and visitors with a great recreational experience takes the dedicated effort of the city's parks and recreation department. That work ...

New, larger Good Steward Resale Store planned at Edwardo’s site  La Crosse Tribune

Good Steward Resale Store is expected to move in early May to a larger building that will be constructed at the site of Edwardo's restaurant, which closed last ...

Karl Fredrick Semke  La Crosse Tribune

COON VALLEY — Karl Fredrick Semke was born into this world on March 7, 1961, and grew up in the Coon Valley area. He was brought into God's family of.

Badger state teaches girls about government  La Crosse Tribune

Area high school senior girls had the opportunity to experience the 72nd session of Badger Girls State last week at the University of Oshkosh-Wisconsin.

La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort Awards honor 23 exceptional students  La Crosse Tribune

Twenty-three high school seniors — each a profile in courage — were honored Wednesday evening during the 21st annual La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort ...

Feyen, Vannucchi win state cross country titles  La Crosse Tribune

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School sophomore Dana Feyen and Onalaska Luther sophomore David Vannucchi extended a ...

County library bookmark winners named  The Courier Life News

More than 2100 area K-12 students created bookmark entries in the La Crosse County Library System's annual “March of the BookMarks” contest. Bookmarks ...

Four years later, high school students still benefit from future centers - WKBT

Planning for college can be a daunting task for high school students, but one local organization is committed to making it an easier transition.

Freeze-out: Schools close in face of bitter wind chills  The Courier Life News

Coulee Region schools were taking no chances with the cold weather, with most deciding already Tuesday to cancel today's classes in the face of a night and ...

Photos: 2016 spring prep sports | Local  Chippewa Herald

Check out these photos of spring high school athletes from around the area taken by La Crosse Tribune photojournalists.

Young musicians shine at WSMA event  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska and Holmen high school students brought their “A game” to the recent State Solo and Ensemble Festival put on by the Wisconsin School Music ...

WIAA girls cross country: G-E-T's Dana Feyen wins Division 2 title; Onalaska third in Division 1  La Crosse Tribune

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School junior Dana Feyen won the WIAA Division 2 state cross individual championship on ...

While education changes constantly, commencement is a constant  La Crosse Tribune

Laura Deal remembers her school as the first one in the area to do a photo slideshow as a graduation send-off.

Holmen joins veteran robotics teams gearing up for season  La Crosse Tribune

Holmen High School techies are getting ready to rumble with their own robot in the upcoming FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and ...

Gregory Samuel Fager  La Crosse Tribune

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Gregory Samuel Fager, age 34, of Platteville, Wis. died suddenly Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Suthwest Health Center in Platteville, after ...

Onalaska women among YWCA honorees  The Courier Life News

The YWCA of the Coulee Region/La Crosse will host its annual Tribute to Outstanding Women event next week at the La Crosse Center.

Seasoning a family tradition at Pleasoning  La Crosse Tribune

The Boarman family is never afraid of a little more spice.

My grandfather, a Merrill baseball hall-of-famer  Wausau Daily Herald

Stan Rothmeyer caps baseball-filled life with induction into Merrill baseball Hall of Fame.

Kee Lansing High School: Senior has chosen to 'rise above'  La Crosse Tribune

LANSING, Iowa — Cross Colsch lives a lot of his young life by instinct.

Library bookmark design contest winners named  La Crosse Tribune

The La Crosse County Library System recently announced the results of the 2013 “March of the BookMarks” Design Contest. More than 2100 area K-12 students ...

Life after Tyler: Woman talks about abortion, Aerosmith singer  The Courier Life News

Julia Holcomb was just 16 when she came face to face with her rock 'n' roll idol, Steven Tyler.

News in brief  La Crosse Tribune

Here are a selection of brief news items and standalone photos from this week's paper edition, and possibly a few news briefs and photos that didn't make it in ...

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