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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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

WIAA state cross country: David Vannucchi wins third individual title; Aquinas boys win D-3 title  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska Luther High School senior David Vannucchi needed a big finish and got it to become a three-time Division 3 champion at the WIAA state cross country ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Extra Effort: La Crescent High School senior Natalie Conley embodies strength in aftermath of murder of her family  La Crosse Tribune

In 2015, Natalie Conley lost her mother, Valerie, and six siblings at the hands of her father. Fifteen years earlier, she was almost his first victim.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Luther High School celebrates grandparents day  The Courier Life News

Nearly 200 grandparents filled the halls of Luther High School last Friday for the school's annual Grandparents Day celebration.

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 ...

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 going into the clinic 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Kicking off the FIRST Robotics build season with Ashley Furniture

Every year, students must design a robot to complete the yearly challenge and Saturday high school teams learned about what's in store.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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: 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Obituary: Jeffrey Joe Rach  La Crosse Tribune

BRICE PRAIRIE — Jeffrey Joe Rach, 63, went to be with the Lord after a long struggle with cancer Friday, May 20, 2016.

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.

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.

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 ...

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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