Feb 24, 2017
While the Rivoli still operates as a theater in downtown La Crosse, over a dozen movie theaters that could rightfully be called movie palaces have been lost to history.
Feb 11, 2017
Up to the beginning of the Depression, La Crosse was home to three major candy manufacturers.
Jan 30, 2017
In January of 1921 and 1922, La Crosse held a four-day event known as the Winter Carnival.
Jan 16, 2017
With the unprecedented explosion of young families in La Crosse following World War II, Clarence B. Smith envisioned growth and planned the first shopping center.
Dec 21, 2016
Wilma Peters owned and operated Wilma's Beauty Salon for over 40 years in downtown La Crosse.
Dec 2, 2016
Within the past 10 years, vinyl record sales have seen a resurgence. Here are some guidelines on best practices for preserving your vinyl collection.
Nov 19, 2016
Leona Linker was a leader in women's fashion and has the patent to prove it.
Nov 9, 2016
The Chapel of the Blessed Virgin of the Seven Dolors (or Sorrows), located in the Catholic Cemetery east of Losey Boulevard, is one of many features of interest in La Crosse cemeteries.
Oct 18, 2016
The La Crosse Public Library Archives is pleased to announce another “Dark La Crosse Radio Show” featuring ALL NEW STORIES highlighting the seedier side of La Crosse’s rich cultural history.
Sep 28, 2016
While today La Crosse citizens may not be able to recognize Gordon by name, the numerous organizations she funded and supported are sure to be recognized and will live on into the next century.
Sep 8, 2016
Ever see an older building and wonder about its history?
Aug 25, 2016
On September 3, 1915, thousands of people turned out on the North Side to “see the light” for the very first time.