Here’s where you can nominate someone in our community for their efforts!
About 60 miles from La Crosse, the town of Kendall has a population of about 500. Two women are making a big impact in the small town and thei…
Mike Desmond has won many awards for his service to the La Crosse community. Now he can add a Jefferson Award to that list.
The August Jefferson Award winner is helping kids head back to school with proper supplies.
Our latest Jefferson Award winner is not one, but two women, giving back to a local organization that has found a unique way to give back to l…
WXOW salutes the special people in our community who help make it a better place.
ONALASKA, Wis. (WXOW) - For as long as he can remember, Paul Ernst has spent his evenings picking up trash along the road.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Jody Swenson knows a thing or two about hardship.
Carole Plenge works to ensure elementary children who need a little assistance have an option.
Art Marson is March's Jefferson Award recipient and he has a very simple reason for volunteering.
Dean Olson has been playing guitar for 52 years. He said by age 10 he was hooked.
Seven years ago, Jackie Getter of Viroqua heard a story from her son.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Jefferson Award recipient Katie Cramer said she's been tired but fulfilled over much of the past decade.
"When I was a young parent we really struggled financially and so I know what that's like to feel judged and I know what that's like to feel j…
Howard Dunnum puts his heart into everything he does. “There is so much good in life…so much good,” said Howard.
Al Brinkman does not shy away from hard work. In fact, at WAFER, they say he does the job of three volunteers.
You can say Mary Henthorn’s life has been dedicated to kids.
He is grateful for the opportunity to help others and encourages people he knows to become involved through service.
WXOW honors the people who make our community a better place.
Judy Wolff has been gifting girls prom gowns and wedding dresses for free, or for a fraction of the price.
Al Jenkins of Sparta is a Jefferson Award winner for his contributions to the City of Sparta.
900 service hours, 600 lives impacted, and $4,500 saved… All thanks to one man. That man is Evan Kleinow, the most recent recipient of the Jef…
Lu Pertzsch is a Jefferson Award recipient. She says her volunteer work makes her heart feel good.
Jim Bagniewski is kind of doing things backwards.
La Crosse, Wis. (WXOW) – Without people willing to amplify the power of a little pantry outside of a La Crosse elementary school, the free res…
She loves to volunteer. Others benefit from her service and she says that service makes her feel whole.
After a devastating loss, Keith Cormican turned pain into passion…helping other families get closure after the death of a loved one.
She may be one of the city’s youngest residents, but Izabela has big plans.