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  • In Search Of...La Crosse Blue Stars mark 50 years!

    La Crosse Blue Stars

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    The La Crosse Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps is celebrating its 50 anniversary season. One local family knows very well just how far this corps has come.

  • Freedom Honor Flight homecoming

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    Freedom Honor Flight: A trip to remember

    It was a trip they will never forget, which is pretty amazing considering it was a trip WWII vets Gerry Besl and Everett Johnson and Korean vets Ken Garves…

  • Gerry Besl

    WKBT, News8000.com

    Freedom Honor Flight: A Hero's Welcome

    Veterans in La Crosse and surrounding communities recently returned from the latest Freedom Honor Flight. It is a one day whirlwind of a trip to Washington…

  • Cody Davis

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    In Search Of...Cody's Bucket List

    After a life changing diagnosis, one La Crosse boy is hoping to check some sites off his bucket list before it's too late.

  • Harvey Bertrand on Mount Kilimanjaro

    In Search Of...Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro: UPDATE

    In early January we brought you the story of Harvey Bertrand, an Onalaska man getting ready to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.  Find out if he was able to make it…

  • Jenny Olson and her kids Elise and Ben

    In Search Of...Jenny's Heroes

    The Holmen Fire Department gave Jenny Olson's kids an award in recognition for assisting them during a troublesome time. They are honorary first responders…

  • Harvey Bertrand

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    In Search Of...Climbing Kilimanjaro

    Some people see a mountain and they choose to go around. Others head straight for it, ready for the challenge it may present. That is exactly what one…

  • Jenny Olson

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    Holmen's Jenny Olson passes away after long cancer battle

    Jenny Olson, the Holmen woman we spotlighted back in November, lost her battle with cancer this past weekend.

  • Pajama grandma

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    In Search Of...Pajama Grandma

    There are several organizations in our community that collect toys or coats around the holidays for those less fortunate. But for one Trempealeau County woman,…

  • The Nutcracker

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    In Search Of...The Nutcracker

    There are a lot of holiday traditions. Baking cookies, cutting down the tree and christmas carols to name a few. But there is another holiday tradition in the…

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