Author Archives: Three Sixty

EXTREME SELFIES OPENS DOWNTOWN LA CROSSE

Would you like to safely take an “extreme selfie” of yourself in an apparently extreme environment? That’s the idea behind Extreme Selfies, which Ricky and Ashley Shawley opened Saturday in the former Gallery La Crosse Artists Cooperative building at 320 Main St. in downtown La Crosse. “There are a bunch of different rooms,” Ricky said…

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GRANTS AID LA CROSSE COUNTY RETAIL BUSINESSES

Two dozen small downtown businesses La Crosse County have received grants from a business consortium that is providing aid in the wake of COVID-19 challenges. Couleecap Inc., Downtown Mainstreet Inc., La Crosse County, the La Crosse Area Development Corporation, and North La Crosse Business Association partnered to create the Launch La Crosse Small Business Recovery…

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FUND CREATED TO GIVE LA CROSSECOUNTY BUSINESSES A BOOST

Area economic development organizations have partnered to create a new fund for small businesses with storefronts in commercial districts of La Crosse County. The fund is intended to help businesses that are struggling with closures or reduced operational capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Couleecap, Inc., Downtown Mainstreet Inc., La Crosse County, La Crosse Area…

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Onalaska Receives $250,000 State

The city of Onalaska is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance construction of the Great River Residences located in the city’s downtown. The Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will support construction of a 102-unit multi-family residential building as well as a 2,000-square-foot commercial space to accommodate a bistro…

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MVAC 2019 Award Recipients

MVAC 2019 Award Recipients The Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center honored six recipients at its annual award presentation. The James P. Gallagher Award in Archaeology Excellence was presented to Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions, LLC for their due dilligence to not disturb any potential burial grounds on the site of the proposed Great River Residences. Three Sixty…

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Onalaska OKs $1.6 million in TIF funds for Waterfront Housing Project

A tax-increment financing district that will provide about $1.6 million toward development costs for a major residential project in Onalaska’s downtown waterfront district won unanimous approval Tuesday from the Onalaska Common Council. In addition to providing assistance for the developer of the Great River Residences project, the TIF district would generate funding that could be…

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Character Program Advocates Seek $600,000 for Leadership Initiative in Schools

Advocates of a character-building curriculum for Coulee Region high schools made superintendents an offer they couldn’t refuse — so they didn’t, although they balked at one element. That’s the introduction Festival Foods board chairman Dave Skogen gave to more than 50 business and community leaders and educators during a presentation Wednesday about a leadership curriculum…

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11 Women Honored as Outstanding Women

A champion of urban education. An advocate for people with disabilities. A voice for social justice. The 11 honorees of the 2017 YWCA La Crosse Tribute to Outstanding Women have diverse backgrounds, ages and occupations, but Rose Reinart can define them all with one word: grace. “Everyone kind of had their own journey and came to…

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