Radon Testing In La Crosse County

Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in our country, and experts say it's also a problem in the La Crosse area. Earlier this year, health officials began testing homes for radon in the La Crosse area. The test results are back on more...[Read More]

Date Published: 03/22/2007

LIBRARY NOTES: Libraries aid in radon awareness cause

In January, the La Crosse County libraries in Bangor, Campbell, Holmen, Onalaska and West Salem began assisting the La Crosse County Health Department with the sale of short-term home radon testing kits. Who knew it would be such a phenomenon? In...[Read More]

Date Published: 03/15/2007

Radon test available at health department

The La Crosse County Health Department has made available radon test kits for $10 at 300 Fourth St. N. as well as all La Crosse County Library locations and Monroe County Health Department, 315 W. Oak St., Sparta. During the past five years, radon...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/27/2020

‘Shocking’ number of county homes test high for radon

More than half of the homes tested for radon earlier this year had levels above the recommended limits, a result one county health official Monday called "quite shocking." Test results from 258 homes showed 55 percent contained radon above the...[Read More]

Date Published: 03/20/2007

UW-L names six new recipients of distinguished alumni award

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse announced Thursday six honorees of distinguished alumni awards. James Burkhardt, '68, Bachelors in Physics and Math. Internationally recognized for his work in radon science and the development of radon testing...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/27/2020