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The La Crosse Police Department’s K-9s are wagging tails at an upcoming fundraiser. The Apartment Association of the La Crose Area will host the 3rd Annual La Crose Police Department Meatball Dinner Saturday, Oct. 19. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the city’s K-9 units. Pamela Strittmater, Apartment Association of the La Crosse Area president, said […]

It was a delicious way to make a first impression. Taking their product to World Dairy Expo for the first time, Valley Fudge and Candy had high-profile guests stop at their booth throughout the week including U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers. The red and white display, as well as several […]

My apologies if the title of this blog immediately put the soundtrack for The Greatest Showman on repeat in your head, but growing up, I always thought World Dairy Expo was truly the greatest show.  Driving to Madison, Wisc. in the first week of October was a family tradition. As a child, I would walk […]

Despite dreary weather, thousands of Oktoberfest fans packed around the stage on the La Crosse grounds to witness the tapping of the golden keg. James Brennan, Oktobefest co-president, admitted he was nervous when he saw the forcast for Friday’s event. Mayor Tim Kabat took the stage and gave a special shoutout to Randy Hughes, the […]

Pearl Street Brewery in La Crosse is looking to trade a pound of hops for a pound of beer to help make their annual Harvest Ale. Tami Plourde, owner, said they work with community partners to sell the beer and donate the proceeds to a passion project. This year, they hoped to raise $1,500 to […]

Whether guests come to enjoy the entertainment, beer, or brats, the 59th La Crosse Oktoberfest is expected to give a big boost to the local economy. Bobbi Schoh, co-president, said the festival brings more than $15 million in local economic impact, according to the latest study done through the UW-System. “That’s a huge boost,” Schoh […]

The Oktoberfest Medallion is found! Amber Blomquist and Alex Keller of West Salem made the discovery in Myrick park Sunday morning. Blomquist said it was their first day joining the Medallion hunt this year. “It was just dumb luck,” Blomquist said. They reviewed the clues the night before and first stopped in Crawley Park before […]

In just over ONE week, Oktoberfest will kick off in La Crosse. To help countdown the celebration, the newly selected Miss La Crosse Oktoberfest, Jordenne Butler, graced the KQ studio Wednesday! Her advice for first-time Oktoberfest guests? “Do everything you possibly can.” As an Onalaska native, Butler is no stranger to the September tradition. “Growing […]

Tim released this video of him and his band in his bus singing the classic Cars tune Drive, and it’s beautiful! Here’s hoping he cuts his own version.

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