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Onalaska school board announces superintendent finalists  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska school board has announced the finalists in its search for a new superintendent.

Onalaska High School January Students of the Month  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School January students of the month: Ninth grade. Natalie Mumm, daughter of Jennilee Eppley of Onalaska and Josh Shudlick of Tomah.

Onalaska High School students work to reduce plastic waste in cafeteria  La Crosse Tribune

When students want to change something about the school cafeteria, they usually mean the menu.

Local vocals and plays on words headline Chordsmen concert

Sweet harmony combines with medical mishaps when the Coulee Chordsmen present their 73rd Annual Concert "Doctors in Discord."

Onalaska High School's all-female barbershop quartet headed to Junior Nationals - WKBT

Four Onalaska students are heading to the Barbershop Quartet Junior Nationals next week, but you may notice something a little different about their group.

High school sports roundup: Carson Arenz leads Onalaska boys basketball past Cardinals  La Crosse Tribune

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team attacked the lane Saturday afternoon and came away with a 65-56 nonconference ...

Leadership classes making a difference at Onalaska High School  La Crosse Tribune

A group of Onalaska High School students participate in a patience and sharing exercise Tuesday during a principals of leadership class, part of the Character ...

High school hockey: Onalaska girls co-op believes in each other, overcomes slow start  La Crosse Tribune

Mark Thorn, in his fourth season as coach of the Onalaska High School girls hockey co-op, has seen his team overcome a slow start en route to a four-game ...

Onalaska High School dance team jazzed about state title  La Crosse Tribune

Members of the Onalaska High School dance team celebrate after winning the school's first state dance tournament championship trophy in 27 years.

Thomas Lee "Tom" Furan - WISC - WISC-TV3

Thomas Lee “Tom” Furan, age 52, of Waunakee, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Onalaska staging gives twist to ‘Romeo and Juliet’  La Crosse Tribune

John and Lisa Reimler, the longtime team behind the theater program at Onalaska High School, are always trying to challenge their students and themselves.

Furan, Thomas Lee "Tom"

WAUNAKEE—Thomas Lee “Tom” Furan, age 52, of Waunakee, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He was born on Aug. 23, 1966, in La Crosse, the ...

High school boys basketball: Onalaska knocks off hot West Salem team  La Crosse Tribune

WEST SALEM — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team kept an unbeaten season going Tuesday by getting off to a quick start in an 83-56 ...

High school football: Onalaska blows out Medford, set for Rice Lake rematch  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Tom Yashinsky and the Onalaska High School coaching staff wasn't sure at whom to direct their anger.

Onalaska High School to present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’  Jacksoncountychronicle

Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Onalaska High School's summer musical, is one of the many musicals that has both film and stage versions. What's somewhat ...

High school basketball: Onalaska, Central boys lived up to the hype  La Crosse Tribune

The fieldhouse, with its bleachers filled behind rows of chairs on each side of the court, was buzzing before the Central and Onalaska high school boys ...

Extra Effort: Onalaska High School senior perseveres through severe anxiety, learning disabilities  La Crosse Tribune

Nicole Brieske had grown accustomed to her mother Amy crying at individualized education program meetings.

Onalaska High School homecoming 2018  La Crosse Tribune

Here's the Onalaska Homecoming Court for 2018, from left: Kay Dale, Josh Beach, Lauren Davy, Sean Swart, Lucas Boebel, Grace Gehrke, Ricky Cheng, ...

High school football: Austin Larson leads Onalaska's rout of Aquinas  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Tom Yashinsky had enough faith in junior Austin Larson to make him the Onalaska High School football team's starting quarterback this season.

High school boys basketball: Onalaska runs by La Crescent with 20-2 run  La Crosse Tribune

LA CRESCENT — After finding itself in an early back-and-forth battle, the Onalaska High School boys basketball team found the full throttle quickly thereafter in ...

March Onalaska High School Students of the Month:  La Crosse Tribune

The March Onalaska High School Students of the Month:

Combining art and competition at the Onalaska Show Choir Classic

Since 1988 show choir groups from around Wisconsin and the US travel to the Coulee Region for the Onalaska Show Choir Classic.

High school boys basketball: Onalaska and Sparta ready for MVC showdown  La Crosse Tribune

Sole possession of first place in the MVC is on the line Friday night when the Sparta High School boys basketball team travels to Onalaska.

High school sports roundup: Onalaska girls tennis wins 3rd straight MVC crown  La Crosse Tribune

For the third consecutive year, the Onalaska High School girls tennis team claimed the MVC crown on Monday at UW-La Crosse and Forest Hills tennis courts.

Onalaska School Board to consider later high school start time, makeup day plans - WKBT

The future for students in the Onalaska School District could include later start times.

High school cross country: Onalaska girls team poised for big state finish  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School cross country coach Darin Shepardson has talked at length throughout the season about compression.

Onalaska classrooms receive $22000 in grants for creative lesson ideas - WKBT

A few Onalaska classrooms will get to show off their creativity and innovation thanks to more than $22000 in grants.

High school boys basketball: La Crosse Central vs. Onalaska, Round 3  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The matchup has been anticipated all season but didn't become a reality until Saturday night.

Matt Thomas hosts two-day basketball camp at Onalaska High School - WKBT

ONALASKA, WI - Former Onalaska basketball standout Matt Thomas is preparing for his second pro season in Spain. He is joining the basketball club Valencia ...

Onalaska Dance Team plans clinic  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska Dance Team will host a Kids Dance Clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Onalaska High School. The clinic is open to all students in.

High school football: Onalaska's Ray Heilman proves to be difficult match-up  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Putting Ray Heilman in the offensive backfield was the preference for Onalaska High School football coach Tom Yashinsky.

Onalaska High School student killed in car accident in Winona County  La Crosse Tribune

WINONA, Minn. -- A 15-year-old Onalaska High School student was killed in a car accident late Saturday night on I-90 in Winona County. According to the ...

Lost in crash, Onalaska High School's Gao Jer Vang remembered for 'amazing spirit'  The Courier Life News

Gao Jer Vang had a sparkling personality, her friends say — a way of smiling or laughing that would draw you in, until you were smiling or laughing right along.

Onalaska, Aquinas win top honors at state dance meet  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School won its first state dance team championship in 27 years at Saturday's annual Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches State Dance ...

High school hockey: Onalaska co-op's Kaley Manglitz shy off the ice, not on it  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska cop-op's Kaley Manglitz makes a pass Wednesday during practice at the OmniCenter. With 19 goals and 21 assists for 40 points, Manglitz tied for ...

High school sports roundup: Molly Garrity moves Onalaska girls basketball team past West Salem  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School girls basketball team needed a spark Tuesday night in its nonconference matchup against West Salem.

High school cross country: Onalaska girls win MVC title behind individual champ Kora Malecek  La Crosse Tribune

WEST SALEM — The Onalaska High School girls cross country team won its second consecutive MVC cross country team title on Thursday, but it wasn't all on ...

High School boys basketball: Onalaska's defense shuts down Logan  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Perhaps the boys basketball game between Onalaska High School and Logan would have been different if Calvin Mavin had gotten into a ...

Comedian and Onalaska High School grad Shane Mauss drills for laughs and meaning  La Crosse Tribune

Twenty years after collecting his diploma from Onalaska High School, Shane Mauss is finally going to his first high school class reunion.

High school track and field: Malecek triplets from Onalaska turn up volume in training  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Malecek triplets — Kora, Amalia and Lydia — are more mature. It's showing in the way they're training and in the way they're thinking.

High school hockey: Onalaska co-op a blend of schools with one common goal  La Crosse Tribune

It seems at one point in time, or at one level of youth hockey or another, they were one.

High School volleyball: La Crosse Aquinas rallies, holds off Onalaska in five sets  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — After building significant leads, then watching them disappear, the Aquinas High School volleyball team knew what it had to do to win its season ...

Boys Basketball: Johnny Davis cranks it up in the second half, sparks Central  La Crosse Tribune

There was little the Onalaska High School boys basketball team could do to stop Central's Johnny Davis from taking over his team's biggest game to this point of ...

Midwest Players Classic: Onalaska's Tyrell Stuttley just scratching the surface  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — His face and his game on the basketball floor don't always match.

Obituary: Thomas Furan | Obituaries

WAUNAKEE-Thomas “Tom” Lee Furan, age 52, of Waunakee, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He was born on Aug. 23, 1966, in La Crosse, ...

High school football: Nathan Lubinsky welcomes position change for Onalaska  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Nathan Lubinsky spent the last two seasons establishing himself as one of the top linebackers in the MVC.

High school golf: Onalaska girls plays as individuals to reach team goals  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School girls golf team has the same three goals every year — be at the top of the conference, qualify for sectionals and finish in one of.

Onalaska boys win big over DeForest

The Onalaska boys basketball team would get 15+ points from 3 players at home vs DeForest. The Onalaska boys basketball team would get 15+ points from 3 ...

Onalaska Co-Op boys hockey head to state tournament - WKBT

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - There was a big send off for hockey players in our area. A pep rally was held for Onalaska Co-Op boys hockey team this morning as ...

High school basketball: Tyrell Stuttley gets the job done on both ends of the floor for Onalaska  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Tyrell Stuttley's versatility was on full display Tuesday night, and it helped the Onalaska High School boys basketball team pull out another MVC ...

High school sports roundup: Onalaska co-op boys hockey team stays unbeaten with blowout  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Brennan Mason scored four goals, and teammate Carter Stobb added a hat trick as the Onalaska High School co-op boys hockey team scored a ...

High school football: River Valley holds off Onalaska comeback attempt in 23-20 win  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School football team made three defensive stands, but the final drive to win the game came up one play short on Friday.

High school football: Davis twins lead La Crosse Central to wild comeback against Onalaska  La Crosse Tribune

Johnny Davis leaned against the brick wall of the locker room at UW-La Crosse's Veterans Memorial Field, trying to catch his breath.

Onalaska students learn about composting  The Courier Life News

Students at Onalaska's elementary schools learned last week about how the food they throw out can used be to help new food grow.

Onalaska School District is updating its school safety plan - WKBT

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - - With recent threats made against schools in Sparta and Winona, we took a look at how local school districts are keeping their ...

High school football: Onalaska defense picking up steam  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Conner Haggerty twice let instinct outweigh assignment during a football game against Aquinas High School last week, and it put Onalaska ...

Major (label) things ahead for Onalaska singer Carlie Hanson  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska native Carlie Hanson, pictured during a show in Portland, Ore., is expecting to sign a recording contract with a major label in early 2019 and release ...

Abilities in Harmony: Onalaska graduate creates show choir camp for kids of all abilities - WKBT

Kids with special needs don't always get the same opportunities as their classmates, but a young woman from Onalaska is trying to change that. And her motto: ...

High school football notebook: Losses remain tough for Sparta  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — It's extremely unusual for a team to score 55 points and not walk off the field victorious, so it would only make sense for it to happen to Sparta as ...

“Taste of Onalaska” helps fund innovative thinking

Taste of Onalaska" is Saturday, January 19. It's an event designed to raise money to enhance educational opportunities at Onalaska public and private schools.

Onalaska High School students of the month for March  The Courier Life News

Nominees: Rayna Flynn, Emily Galstad, Chalie Her, Isaac Killilea, Isabelle Lassa, Soviolet Thao, Angeline Yang. 10th grade. Henning Hanson, son of Matthew ...

Randy Erickson: Onalaska teens part of one of the nation's best barbershop quartets  La Crosse Tribune

It's always encouraging for an older person like me when a group of teens takes up a style of music you loved growing up that you thought had fallen by the ...

Pro basketball: Former Onalaska star Matt Thomas signs with Valencia in Spanish League  The Courier Life News

Matt Thomas isn't going to stir up press conference memories of Allen Iverson with complaints about practice when talking about the basketball move he is ...

High school sports notebook: Nick Pica already a leader for the Onalaska baseball team  The Courier Life News

Nick Pica showed Onalaska High School baseball coach Larry Swiggum enough to get on the field when he was a freshman on a team filled with seniors last ...

High school sports roundup: Kora Malecek takes top honors, paces Hilltoppers girls  La Crosse Tribune

MENOMONIE, Wis. — The Onalaska High School girls cross country team is headed to its second straight WIAA state meet after winning handily the Division 1 ...

High school softball: Onalaska fine-tuning for another title run  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The ball zipped through the air before popping into the waiting softball glove and being ripped out to be sent for another ride.

Melrose-Mindoro holds off Onalaska comeback

UW-La Crosse hosted a much anticipated girls basketball match-up between Onalaska and Melrose-Mindoro. Both teams received number one seeds in the ...

Onalaska High School job skills students earn money and learn leadership running Ona Spirit business  The Courier Life News

Taking orders, making product and tracking inventory are all in a day's work for Onalaska High School senior Alexcie Wenger.

Jerry Davis: Onalaska student brings new angle to senior class portrait

Instead of holding a football helmet, basketball, or positioned beside a farmer's rustic barn or field of flowers, Robbie Ruprecht chose what has been and is likely ...

Onalaska native plays key role in new ‘Spider-Man’ video game  La Crosse Tribune

As a teen growing up in Onalaska, Jon Paquette spent his share of time in the Valley View Mall arcade playing video games. Sinking his quarters into those ...

Tribune high school football Player of the Year: Westby senior Ryan Daines puts on a show  La Crosse Tribune

WESTBY — It takes one look at the No. 28 jersey of Westby High School senior Ryan Daines to know that he was busy this football season.

High school boys basketball: La Crosse Central dominates Stoughton in home opener  La Crosse Tribune

The smiles and high-fives exchanged after the Central High School boys basketball team's home opener on Tuesday were the result of multiple things.

UW-La Crosse basketball: Onalaska's Emma Gamoke lights spark for Eagles  La Crosse Tribune

The UW-La Crosse women's basketball team knew something had to change in the second half if it wanted to keep its season undefeated on Sunday.

From Tribune files: 2018-19 Extra Effort Award winners | Education  The Courier Life News

The La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort Awards honor seniors in our area who have been chosen by their high schools for their perseverance and dedication to ...

Onalaska teacher hails character curriculum as 'final click'  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — Bridget Hubbard says she has been waiting almost a quarter-century for what she considers to be the final linchpin for a well-rounded education: ...

High school softball: Onalaska players believe in each other, trust another MVC title is in story  The Courier Life News

After a 21-year drought of not tasting a Mississippi Valley Conference championship, the Onalaska High School softball team changed that last year.

Local dancers compete for a place among the state's best high school dance teams - WKBT

The WACPC State Dance Championship filled the halls of the La Crosse Center with music Saturday morning.

Feb. 6, 2019, Signing Day in the La Crosse area  La Crosse Tribune

Another national signing day came and went Wednesday, and a handful of Coulee Region football players made official their future plans with NCAA Division II ...

High school football: Photos from the 2018 season | Prep football  La Crosse Tribune

Here's a look at photos from La Crosse area games from the 2018 season.

Onalaska High School Honor Roll | News |  La Crosse Tribune

The following students were named to the Onalaska High School Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year:

Ronald Kenneth Espe  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Ronald Kenneth Espe, 85, of Onalaska passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Bethany Riverside Nursing Home in La Crosse.

Ranked Onalaska races past Timberwolves  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School boys basketball team came into Tomah Tuesday ranked fourth in Division 2 and did nothing to tarnish its ranking.

High school basketball: Stories, photos and videos from Midwest Players Classic at the La Crosse Center  La Crosse Tribune

All of our stories and videos from Saturday's eight games of the Midwest Players Classic at the La Crosse Center are here.

High school basketball: Melrose-Mindoro starts season with a bang  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Melrose-Mindoro High School girls basketball team knew there was some pressure going in to its opening game of the season against ...

High school baseball: Onalaska grabs win over La Crosse Aquinas  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School baseball team celebrated the rare chance to get outside on Thursday with a big 9-4 victory over Aquinas at the ...

Onalaska High School students practice engineering skills in fab lab  The Courier Life News

All it takes is a little bit of water and sunlight to power Elliott de Boer and Dugen Pippinger's car.

Extra Effort: Onalaska High School senior learns to build relationships, trust in self  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — It is hard enough growing up in a world that throws a lot at young teens.

Boys high school basketball: Onalaska gets third chance at Central  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team dropped a lopsided 80-54 decision to Central on Jan. 19, one that the Hilltoppers' senior point ...

Todd Sommerfeldt: Showdown between Central and Minnehaha lives up to hype  La Crosse Tribune

Central High School's Johnny Davis drives around Minnehaha Academy's Prince Aligbe in the first half of Saturday's Midwest Players Classic game at the La ...

High school tennis: Onalaska's Chloe and Faith Leithold, Lauren Garves are like sisters  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — There will be a new set of sisters representing the Onalaska High School tennis team at state today, but the trio competing all consider one ...

High school sports roundup: Onalaska softball pitcher Sarah Kraus tosses one-hitter at G-E-T  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — Sophomore Sarah Kraus struck out 12 batters and allowed just one hit as the Onalaska High School softball team opened its season with a 2-1 ...

Karen R. Shepard  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Karen R. Shepard, 72, of Onalaska passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, surrounded by family, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Onalaska High School 3-D printer security monitored - WKBT

A federal judge is stopping a Texas company from distributing plans for guns that can be created using a 3-D printer.

Onalaska High School Students of the Month  La Crosse Tribune

The following Onalaska High School students were honored with the Student of the Month Award for January:

High school cross country: Malecek triplets shine as Onalaska freshmen  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School cross country coach Darin Shepardson was excited for this season.

Abilities in Harmony adaptive show choir gets kids pumped up for performing  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA -- Sierra Lyon graduated from Onalaska High School two years ago, but she was back in the school's gym this week, sharing her passion for song ...

High school basketball: Third-ranked Onalaska holds off La Crosse Logan  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School boys basketball team raced out to a 20-point first-half lead against Logan on Monday, but the Hilltoppers had to hold on for dear life ...

High school basketball: La Crosse Aquinas girls No. 1 in first Associated Press poll  La Crosse Tribune

Four girls teams and three boys teams from the Coulee Region were ranked in the first Associated Press high school basketball poll of the season.

WIAA cross country: Onalaska girls have deep talent pool  The Courier Life News

The Onalaska High School girls cross country team runs deeper than the eye-opening talent of Malecek triplets.

Onalaska High School scholarship recipients | News  La Crosse Tribune

The following scholarships were awarded to members of the Onalaska High School Class of 2015:

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