Duaa Israr

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Duaa Israr graduated from DePaul University in June 2021 with a double major in journalism and political science. She was raised in Skokie, Illinois, a suburb right outside Chicago.

During her time at DePaul, Duaa wrote for the student-run newspaper The DePaulia and the student-run magazine 14 East. After switching over from print news to broadcast, Duaa worked for the student-run television station, Good Day DePaul.

In her free time, Duaa enjoys reading, painting, trying new recipes, and spending time with her family!


Saving two furry friends: Coulee Region Humane Society seeks community’s help to pay for surgeries

Hotter temperatures mean higher bills: How you can save money

One house at a time: Couleecap finds solutions to lack of affordable housing

Slow start for crops: Cold, rainy weather forces farmers to delay planting

Practice makes perfect: La Crosse Police train on non-lethal procedures

“We’re at a breaking point”: Sparta residents react to the closing of Cataract Elementary school

Red Cross helps displaced residents after downtown La Crosse blaze

Preventing bicycle theft: Steps to take to keep your bikes safe

As the weather gets warmer, there is a chance that your bike may get stolen. 

Bringing Ukraine to La Crosse: Architect reflects on her homeland

Olena Belka grew up in Odessa, Ukraine, and moved to La Crosse in 2014. She had been traveling between her two homes up until two months ago, when the war in Ukraine began. 

Giving your electronics a new life: Inside an e-recycling facility in Onalaska

The cost behind the Houska Park upgrades

LESS saves more: Winona State sustainability program is the largest in Minnesota

Safe space for the unsheltered: La Crosse makes changes to Houska Park

La Crosse public transit no longer requires masks as judge cancels mandate

A snowy spring: La Crosse continues to see cold

Planning for a difficult decision: Saturday is National Healthcare Decisions Day

Breakfast becomes egg-spensive: Avian flu leads to higher costs

Type 2 diabetes on the rise among children: how the pandemic may have played a part

Mayo officials break ground on new La Crosse hospital to replace current building

National Work Zone Awareness Week: Staying safe as construction on La Crosse roads increase

Setting a standard: Town of Campbell talks to the EPA

Denton Street development may help ease La Crosse housing shortage crisis

The future of Sparta schools: Residents reject operating referendum

Getting ready to vote: election day reminders

Building new growth: Construction jobs are rising in La Crosse area

Fighting back: Self-defense educator encourages lessons after recent attacks in La Crosse

Moving past the motel: City of La Crosse prepares Houska Park for homeless campground

City opts not to buy Maple Grove Motel

Rural representation: new district on La Crosse County board ballot

Betty Sacia, Dennis Jacobsen seek seat in election Tuesday

Amazon cofounder Mackenzie Scott donates $2 million to Habitat for Humanity La Crosse

Vendors say La Crosse Area Builders Association Home Show is essential for business

Activist Erin Brockovich sounds alarm in La Crosse: ‘We are in trouble’ with PFAS

French Island residents voice frustration at PFAS water contamination session

UW-La Crosse offers new program to help ease shortage of school psychologists

People running for local office increases as La Crosse County Board election approaches

UW-La Crosse looks to get new science center to replace decrepit Cowley Hall

U.S. Senate united in favor of Daylight Saving Time

Free to fly: eagle Ms. Stockholm released into the wild

The fate of the Maple Grove Motel: council members add contingency to resolution

Mission complete: Donations distributed as Operation Save Our Allies ends

UPDATE: La Crosse County Health Dept. condemns Norwood Inn and Suites