hiawatha controversy

Hiawatha Statue in Riverside Park may be removed soon

City leaders met with members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and other stakeholders today to talk about the future of the Hiawatha Statue. Tim Slonka was at the meeting. Slonka is the son-in-law of Anthony Zimmerhakl, the artist who created the statue.

Family member of Hiawatha statue's creator speaks out

A family member of the man who built La Crosse's Hiawatha statue is speaking out as the latest controversy surrounding the statue unfolds. He said there are a lot of misconceptions about the piece of art and the family wants to set the record straight.