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Making a bang in the community while helping youth and veterans get their dream buck, KQ98 Cares and Morrie’s Volkswagen La Crosse donated $500 to the Rutting Ridge Foundation. “This community is just rich with charity and good people, and we need to keep exposing that,” Ryan Riste of Morries said. Rutting Ridge started in […]

Iowa State Patrol Officer Jared Rude of Decorah has been unresponsive in the ICU since falling in his home Dec. 7. Rude was airlifted to La Crosse where is wife and children anxiously wait for good news. The State Patrol is selling t-shirts with 100 percent of the proceeds going directly to Jared’s Recovery Fund […]

Helping make an impact in the community, KQ98 Cares, on behalf of Morrie’s Volkswagen La Crosse, donated $500 each to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse and the Center for Breast Care. “Everything we do comes to a good cause, and to finally get to end it by presenting the check is […]

Wednesday’s snow was a brisk reminder of the need to help those with mobility issues in the community. Mobile Meals of La Crosse delivers more than 33,000 meals in a year to seniors, disabled, or home-bound citizens. Mike Desmond said they are already seeking volunteers to help with the task in 2020. “We literally are […]

Thanksgiving is just days away, and volunteers have already been putting in the hours to serve nearly 3,000 free meals at the La Crosse Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Vince Risto said the effort requires more than 700 volunteers each year. “It takes a small army,” Risto said. “We get a lot of donations. We get the […]

Lorelei Brink (Photo by BKreativ Films)

Country music singer Sam Hunt was arrested this morning for driving under the influence. E! News reported Hunt, 34, was booked into the Metro join by Metropolitan Nashville Police around 6:30 a.m. He was released on a $2,500 bond and is set to appear in court Jan. 17, 2020. Police were called after Hunt was […]

72nd Alice in Dairyland Abigail Martin stopped by the KQ98 studio Monday, and she did not come empty-handed! Abigail’s visit was to highlight Something Special from Wisconsin, a state program that guarantees at least half of the ingredients, production or processing comes from Wisconsin. Before we dive into the good stuff, here’s a little about […]

On Monday, the nation will say thank you to all veterans. A new program being launched in La Crosse will make it a year-round goal to “never leave any veteran behind.” Tactical Recovery started after the La Crosse Area Veterans Mentorship Program received a grant and approached the Coulee Recovery Center. Veterans Program Coordinator JT […]

It is time to start planning for Country USA 2020! The festival just announced its jam-packed lineup featuring artists like Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town, Jordan Davis and many, many more! The full schedule can be found online. Mark your calendar! Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 1 starting at 4:00. CUSA2020 is June 25-27 […]