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Tomah Police puts out request for isolation gown donations

TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT)- The Tomah Police Department put out a request Friday for donations of isolation gowns used during the department's calls-for-service. Lieutenant Eric Pedersen said in a Facebook post that the department currently has enough gowns for 3 to…

The Parenting Place offers Parent Connection groups online

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The Parenting Place is offering their Parent Connection group gatherings online during the coronavirus pandemic. The Parenting Place is a nonprofit organization that strives to improve children's quality of life through FREE programs for the…

Women's Fund honors Patty Barge for service to community

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The Women's Fund of Greater La Crosse is awarding Patty Barge its 2020 Roberta Zurn Outstanding Women in Leadership Award for creating Amy's Closet in Holmen, which provides emergency support for women and families. The…

Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81. A representative says Rogers died at home in Georgia on Friday night. The Houston-born balladeer with a husky…