LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) He's taught martial arts for 25 years. But, his mission goes beyond teaching self defense.Randy Thomson wants to give back some of what's been given to him.
In celebration of her extraordinary contributions to and selfless work within the community, Karen Vogt was honored this evening at a Washington, D.C. awards gala. The event recognized 90 Americans with the 42nd annual Jefferson Awards, regarded as one of the nation’s highest honors for community service and volunteerism. More>>
ONALASKA, Wis. (WXOW) --- John Staut is the driving force behind "Centering Onalaska," a non-profit that specializes in "building community pride". According to the woman who nominated John, he is detail oriented and dedicated to making Onalaska shine.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) --- This month's winner is a La Crosse woman who says ever since she was a little girl, the Franciscans left a lasting impression on her and influenced her decision to live a life of service. More>>
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - WXOW honored community members for their public service at the third annual Jefferson Awards banquet Thursday night in La Crosse. More>>
ONALASKA, Wis. (WXOW) She spent a career teaching children. When she retired, the transition was a challenge. So LuAnn Hjelle decided to return to the classroom, as a volunteer. More>>
Ask any teacher and they'll say, if what you're doing works...keep doing it. Bethany Jensen says, "I have a natural gift for math and science and I wanted to use that in some form of volunteering." More>>
Sparta, Wisconsin (WXOW) ---- Eveline Heitzman is the Jefferson Award winner for the month of January. "Once the food is all out, I start cleaning and I'll stay here until it's done." She runs a tight More>>
La Crescent, MN (WXOW) ---- Terry Schleifer is crazy about cats. "Are you a crazy cat lady? I am. " That use to bother Terry, but not anymore. "I've always known I've been a little bit eccentric cause More>>
ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW) If you stop by the Onalaska Public Library, chances are you'll see the work of Larry Pohja. Larry is a long time volunteer at the library. More>>
HOLMEN, Wisconsin (WXOW) A smile from others is her reward. That's what Sylvia Groleau says about volunteering. More>>
ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Lenny Schleh is a retired social worker who has been volunteering for a lifetime. More>>