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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 […]

Casey O’Brien is a walk on player for the MN Golden Gophers football team. He was a promising quarterback coming out of high school. That changed with a cancer diagnosis. After 4 different treatments and several surgeries he was able to play in a college football game and things got pretty emotional with head coach […]

It is no secret this year’s cool, wet weather hurt agriculture, but the impact does not just hit farmers. HorseSense in Coon Valley said the high demand for hay prices has the nonprofit worried about feeding its horses throughout the winter. HorseSense offers opportunities for children, adults, and veterans with physical and mental disabilities to […]

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October 16, 2019

Giddy Up! BULL RIDING returns to the La Crosse Center for two performances on November 1-2. Doors for Professional Championship Bull Riders will open at 6 PM and the shows begin at 7:30 PM. All seats are reserved. Gold Buckle seats are $38.50, VIP are $26.50, and the remainder are $21.50. Child tickets (ages 5-12) […]

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 […]