UPDATED: August 20, 2014 - 8:15pm
La Crosse's Central High School, where about 58 students will participate in the new AVID class this year. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
Students in La Crosse’s high schools can now enroll in a class that aims to help them better prepare for college.
UPDATED: August 20, 2014 - 2:15pm
A Habitat for Humanity ReStore's new location in Onalaska, which may also host a storm water reduction educational site. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
La Crosse area municipalities, organizations, and businesses are working together to create an educational site where residents can learn how to reduce storm water runoff.
UPDATED: August 14, 2014 - 4:45pm
Above, Gundersen Lutheran Hospital, around which the food desert exists. Photo: Royal Broil (CC-BY-SA).
A recent study by Gundersen Health System shows a third of households in a south La Crosse neighborhood with 5,000 residents are food insecure, higher than the state average of 11 percent.
UPDATED: August 13, 2014 - 6:15pm
One of La Crosse's two public library branches. Photo: Rochelle Hartman (CC-BY).
For the second year in a row, service cuts and a library branch closure will likely be avoided in La Crosse, thanks to a rosy city budget projection for 2015 that will allow the library to avoid an internal budget shortfall.