restoration

Prairie restoration project underway

Mathy Quarry in the bluffs of La Crosse is closed until Saturday morning as efforts continue to restore its 32 acres into a thriving prairie.

Blindness doesn't stop car restoration buff

Steve Pottratz lovingly restores classic pickup trucks in his garage in Wood Lake. He takes five to six years on each one, with help from his mother Dorothy — which isn't bad considering he has been blind for the past 25 years.

Blindness doesn't stop car restoration buff

Steve Pottratz lovingly restores classic pickup trucks in his garage in Wood Lake. He takes five to six years on each one, with help from his mother Dorothy — which isn't bad considering he has been blind for the past 25 years.

Blindness doesn't stop car restoration buff

Steve Pottratz lovingly restores classic pickup trucks in his garage in Wood Lake. He takes five to six years on each one, with help from his mother Dorothy — which isn't bad considering he has been blind for the past 25 years.

Blindness doesn't stop car restoration buff

Steve Pottratz lovingly restores classic pickup trucks in his garage in Wood Lake. He takes five to six years on each one, with help from his mother Dorothy — which isn't bad considering he has been blind for the past 25 years.