I wanted to take a moment to wish you a Merry Christmas!  Also, a big thank you to all the Coulee Conservatives who helped ring the bells for the Salvation Army this year.

Special thanks to Glen and Pam who challenged us to participate.



Are these the same Taliban that Obama and Kerry are trying to negotiate with? Remember when we had a president who hunted down and destroyed evil, terrorist thugs instead of making deals with them? I miss America.

A teacher was burned alive while her pupils were forced to watch during the massacre at the Peshawar school that saw over 130 killed, it has been reported.

Read the whole story here

PLEASE: Help or forward to someone who you know who can!

* Catholic Charities Food Pantry, (608) 782-0710 is in need of donations of all types. Canned or box soups, stews, tuna, breakfast cereal, jams or jelly, toilet paper, bar/bath soaps, toothpaste, facial tissues, shampoo, liquid hand soap, laundry detergent, body wash and feminine products. Please drop off items at 3710 East Avenue South, La Crosse, from 8:30-4:00 Mon-Thurs.

* The Food Pantry in the La Crosse Salvation Army at 223 Eighth St. N.,(608)782-6126 is in extremely short supply of canned vegetables, boxed meals (H&T Helper / Rice-a-roni / Mac & Cheese), tuna, vegetable soups, pasta and sauces, and toilet tissue. Donation drop off is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. A donation of any of these item will be appreciated!

Bell Ring Challenge 2014

Pam J / GPS / Albert / Jane rang the Red Kettle Ring Bells for 10 hours on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014.

A Total of 40 hours of Ringing!

Our Challenge is: "If We Can Ring 10, You Can Ring 2!"

Pam J is asking for 2 hours or share a 4 hour shift with a partner for fun, frivolity and rest breaks.

You can bring your own Christmas music to play while you ring .

The locations are still available!

Contact to Volunteer here in the Coulee Region.

"If We Can Ring 10, You Can Ring 2!"