La Crosse

Mayor reviews 2016 in La Crosse

This year was a busy one for the city of La Crosse, with several new business and housing developments, and neighborhood improvements. As 2016 comes to an end, News 8 sat down with Mayor Tim Kabat to review the city's year.

Former Central band conductor's spirit, music lives on

It is said that music heals--making it possible to express what can't be put into words. This is true for those who are grieving the loss of Chris Werner. He was Central High School's former band teacher and he passed away early December after a long battle with cancer.

Fiesta Mexicana serves up Christmas cheer

For the last 12 years, the staff at an area Mexican restaurant has spent Christmas day giving back to the community. On Sunday afternoon, workers at Fiesta Mexicana dished out tacos, burritos and enchiladas to people for free. The event…

Influenza arrives in La Crosse

Flu season has officially hit La Crosse.Gundersen Health System confirmed its first case of the flu late last week.Doctors at Gundersen say there are important things to keep in mind during flu season.It's important to wash your hands, eat right,…