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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.

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.

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: Onalaska Luther opens softball season with win  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — The Onalaska Luther High School softball team used a five-run first inning to open its season with a 6-2 nonconference win over visiting Aquinas ...

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.

High school sports roundup: Onalaska Luther's Bennett Loersch hits buzzer-beater  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — The Onalaska Luther High School boys basketball team is making a habit of winning close games.

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 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., ...

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 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 ...

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.

Roundup: Herzberg cranks it up at regional track  Jacksoncountychronicle

ONALASKA — Melrose-Mindoro High School sophomore Emily Herzberg turned in an impressive performance at a WIAA Division 3 regional track and field ...

600 Wis. schools receive total of $100 million school safety grant  WMTV

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced on Monday afternoon that nearly 600 schools have received funds as part of a $100 million school safety ...

From Tribune files: 2017-18 Extra Effort Award winners | Local  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 ...

High school football: Onalaska Luther starts strong  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska Luther High School football team is 2-0 for the second season in a row.

High school golf: Onalaska Luther's Quinn Schultz ties for 16th  La Crosse Tribune

VERONA, Wis. — Onalaska Luther High School senior Quinn Schultz shot matching rounds of 11-over-par 83 at University Ridge Golf Course and came home ...

Timothy M. Klug | Obituaries |  La Crosse Tribune

WINONA, Minn. — Timothy M. Klug, 54, of Winona passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. He was born May 19, 1964, in Waterville, Wash., to Rev.

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 ...

WIAA state track and field meet: Onalaska Luther's David Vannucchi uses strong kick to win 1,600  La Crosse Tribune

No one was supposed to be in David Vannucchi's way.

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.

7 Rivers Robotics kicks off preseason with $20,000 donation from Ashley Furniture  The Courier Life News

The Seven Rivers Robotics Coalition celebrated Ashley Furniture as its latest sponsor during its first preseason training session at Luther High School in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Valley Christian's Schiek outlasts Luther's Vannucchi  La Crosse Tribune

For the first seven laps of the WIAA Division 3 boys 3200-meter race Friday afternoon at UW-La Crosse's Roger Harring Stadium, it seemed likely that Onalaska ...

Bangor girls basketball proves it is more than Wittmershaus  La Crosse Tribune

Nearly everyone, especially her opponents, are aware of Bangor High School's Emma Wittmershaus and her tremendous skill set.

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 ...

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 ...

Speaker part of character-building curriculum at La Crosse area schools  The Courier Life News

John Norlin, co-creator of the CharacterStrong curriculum on which Character Lives is based, coaches students, teachers, staff and community members in the ...

Luther presents rowdy musical 'Seven Brides'  La Crosse Tribune

Three times this weekend, the theater department at Onalaska Luther High School will be presenting the rowdy and raucous musical “Seven Brides for Seven ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hagedorn has Knights believing in themselves  The Courier Life News

The Onalaska Luther High School football team enters the season looking to change the perception of its program.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Obituary: Jason Lee Hatz  La Crosse Tribune

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jason Lee Hatz, 42, of Rochester died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at his residence.

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 ...

Gundersen nurses hone skills on new, lifelike infant, toddler simulators  La Crosse Tribune

If you weren't tipped off in advance, you might think that doctors, nurses, med students and others bustling around Tory were saving a real, live newborn in the ...

Student notes | News |  La Crosse Tribune

When area students do well, we want to hear about it. This newspaper publishes news about student achievements from elementary to college. Here is the latest ...

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.

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 ...

PREP ROUNDUP | Schlesinger, Dobbe, others qualify for state tennis meet  La Crosse Tribune

ALTOONA, Wis. — The Aquinas and Onalaska Luther high school girls tennis teams on each advanced one singles player and one doubles team Wednesday ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Seasoning a family tradition at Pleasoning  La Crosse Tribune

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

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