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2008-07-24 03:00:35

By Ryan Stotts, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 24--ONALASKA, Wis. -- Great Rivers United Way kicked off its Pacesetter campaign with a big show of support. Pacesetter co-chairwoman Julie Bartels, an administrator for women and children's services at Franciscan Skemp, said this year marks a high point in participation, with 18 local companies vowing to raise money before the main fundraising campaign begins in September. "You are setting the pace for our community," Bartels told the...

2008-07-07 03:00:34

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 7--A new Healthy Living Web site will be launched today as part of a community initiative to promote healthy lifestyles. The Web site -- which can be found at www.rivervalleynewspapers.com/healthyliving -- is intended to be a resource for people looking for health and wellness ideas. One feature of the new site is an interactive calendar that will include fun runs, road and bike races, triathlons and other community events. Web users...

Word of the Day
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".