Author: Kaitlyn Riley

Golfers in the coulee region have an excuse to hit the green for a good cause. A Rounds for Rescue Golf Tournament at Fox Hollow Golf Course in La Crosse Friday, Oct. 9 will help raise money for the Coulee Region Humane Society. Executive Director Heather Drivold said the humane society has been busy with pet placement, […]

Looking for some fun this fall? We have you covered! Find all of your local activities here. Do you have an event to share? Send the information to kaitlyn@midwestfarmreport.com. Onalaska Outdoor Market (Saturday, Sept. 26): The Onalaska Omni Center will host Market in the Park, an outdoor vendor marketon Sept, 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. […]

Fire up the grill! Summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of grilling options left this Labor Day Weekend. 73rd Alice in Dairyland Julia Nunes joined Phil and Kaitlyn on KQ98 to offer some ideas that can carry into National Pork Month this October. Before biting into the details, Nunes shared promising […]

Getting out for a good cause has never been easier. Adapting to challenges from COVID-19, Gundersen Health System is celebrating its 15th Annual Steppin’ Out in Pink online. The first virtual run/walk is happening now through Sept. 12. The event looks different, but the mission is still the same: to support local breast cancer research […]

The Coronavirus pandemic poses yet another concern for the homeless community. Registered Nurse Katie Kramer helps with the medical specialty unit in La Crosse that serves many of the homeless population, people with behavioral health concerns, or those struggling with addiction. “Most of our shelters here in town are only able to operate at a […]

Adding a virtual trophy to his shelf, Jacob Simmons of Holmen is the Grand Prize winner of KQ98’s Fair on the Air! He’ll also likely be a big winner at home. Beyond bragging rights, he earns a $200 gift certificate for Stinson’s Country Style Meats. That will fill a freezer! Jacob was one of four […]

Our final Blue Ribbon winner for the first-ever KQ98 Fair on the Air is Lucas Von Arx of Hokah, Minn.! The photo of the Von Arx hogs was a team effort with a big payoff as the entry earns $50 cash from Morgan’s Jewelers in Winona. Now, they may win pig time as the photo […]

Posing with his prized pig, Snowball, Jacob Simmons is this week’s Blue Ribbon prize winner for KQ98’s Fair on the Air. Jacob is a Holmen native who now has $50 extra cash to spend at next year’s fair thanks to Morgan’s Jewelers in Winona. He also qualifies for the grand prize of a $200 gift […]

It was not what Houston County 4-H anticipated when preparing to celebrate its centennial in 2020, but University of Minnesota Extension, volunteers, and families came together to organize a 4-H Showcase for youth. The show will run Aug. 15-21 with a schedule that spaces out species throughout the week. Animals will go home the same day they […]

Following the first-ever virtual selection process, Brenna Connelly, 19, of Byron representing Olmsted County was crowned as the 67th Princess Kay of the Milky Way Wednesday evening during a private banquet for the 10 candidates and their families. While the Minnesota State Fair has been canceled for 2020, the rich tradition of butter sculpting will […]


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