La Crescent News


01/08/2018 10:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
La Crescent Police Department begins use of body cameras 

The La Crescent Police Department is the first agency in Houston County to implement the use of body cameras within the department. The department purchased four cameras and has plans to purchase five to seven more by the end of the year.


01/05/2018 02:32 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Beatniks' exhibition opens at the Grand 

"Beatniks is kind of a misfit or someone marginalized from convention, which we really consider our work to fall in that category," Newman and Artist Josh Schutz are both second-year Master's students at the University of Minnesota, Mankato who focus in sculpture and ceramics. "There are a lot of similar areas between our work, in that we both work with the figure and that we both work with abstracting the figure."


01/03/2018 04:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Best Western Plus part of La Crescent Legion Hall renovation plans 

The goal is to have a Best Western Plus open by May 1, 2019 and be part of a community meeting center near Hwy. 61. "The hotel group needs 10 months to a year to build and fix it out all out to get ready for opening," Don Hill, La Crescent treasurer of the community hall project, said.


12/08/2017 01:33 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Holiday Trains Comes to La Crescent 

Just three days after visiting La Crosse the train brought its mix of lights, music, and holiday cheer to the crossing on South Chestnut Street.