Best of La Crosse County 2017: Services & Businesses

In La Crosse County you’ll find convenience, comfort, good prices, and excellent service. Let’s hear it for all our winners, and the fine work they do!

Tattoo Parlor

  1. Mind Altering Tattoos – 26.5%
  2. Twisted Skull Studios – 24.8%
  3. Blue Line Tattoo & Body Piercing – 24.7%

Piercing Establishment

  1. Mind Altering Tattoos – 37.0%
  2. Proper Pokes – 28.6%
  3. Black Lotus Custom Tattoos & Body Piercings – 16.8%

Apartments

  1. Gund Brewery Loft Apartments – 34.8%
  2. Belle Square – 20.4%
  3. Grand River Station – 19.4%

Bed & Breakfast

  1. Castle La Crosse Bed & Breakfast – 42.1%
  2. Lumber Baron Inn – 18.3%
  3. Rainbow Ridge Farms Bed & Breakfast – 16.5%

Hotel

  1. The Charmant Hotel – 58.5%
  2. Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center – 21.0%
  3. Radisson Hotel – 12.6%

Motel

  1. Prairie Inn & Suites – 37.1%
  2. Super 8 – 33.1%
  3. Settle Inn – 11.1%

Vacation Rental

  1. Dragonfly Retreat – 64.4%
  2. Paulsen Rental Cabin – 32.8%
  3. Other – 2.8%

Best Financial Establishment

  1. Altra Federal Credit Union – 57.8%
  2. Marine Credit Union – 9.0%
  3. Coulee Bank – 8.8%

Taxi Service

  1. Uber – 64.4%
  2. Bee Cab – 32.8%
  3. Lyft – 2.8%

Law Firm

  1. Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC – 25.2%
  2. Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik – 21.0%
  3. Bosshard | Parke Ltd. – 18.0%

Realtor

  1. Bill Favre, RE/Max – 10.3%
  2. Nancy Gerrard, Gerrard-Hoeschler Realtors – 9.5%
  3. Dan Stacey, Dan Stacey Team – 8.2%

Tax Preparation Services

  1. Becker Tax & Bookkeeping – 27.3%
  2. Morrison & Associates – 18.8%
  3. Schneider Accounting – 14.2%

Insurance Agent

  1. Kyle Visker, State Farm – 15.1%
  2. Rita Sanger, American Family Insurance – 14.9%
  3. Jason Lassen, American Family Insurance – 12.4%

Police Officer

  1. Rick Pfenning- 16.3%
  2. Rob Abraham- 13.9%
  3. Heath Graves – 11.6%

Firefighter

  1. Tony Nickelatti- 25.4%
  2. Corey Yonkovich- 13.5%
  3. Tony English – 13.2%

Advertising Agency

  1. Mid-West Digital Marketing (Mid-West Family Broadcasting) – 56.5%
  2. Elevate Media Group – 11.9%
  3. Vendi Advertising Agency – 11.5%

IT / Computer Repair

  1. The Mac Guys – 42.7%
  2. Orange Computer Solutions – 34.8%
  3. MCS Networks – 8.6%

Auto Dealer

  1. Brenengen Auto – 32.3%
  2. Dahl Automotive – 27.9%
  3. Toyota of La Crosse – 16.6%

Car Wash

  1. Kwik Trip – 51.4%
  2. Ship Shape Car Wash – 34.7%
  3. Quick N’ Clean Car Wash – 6.4%

Auto Repair

  1. Dahl Automotive – 21.5%
  2. Luke’s Auto Repair – 15.4%
  3. Schaller Jacobson – 13.2%

Car Salesman

  1. Gene Arentz, Dahl Automotive – 21.5%
  2. Brian Sing, Toyota La Crosse – 15.4%
  3. Chad Long, Brenegen Auto – 13.2%

Mechanic

  1. Pete Conway, Conway Auto Services – 30.3%
  2. Luke Korish, Luke’s Auto Repair – 28.4%
  3. Andy Begeman, Andy’s Auto Service – 12.0%

Plumber

  1. Maxwell White Plumbing – 28.7%
  2. Niebuhr Plumbing & Heating – 26.7%
  3. Every Plumbing & Heating – 20.2%

Marine Repair

  1. Powerhouse Marine – 30.6%
  2. American Marine – 25.9%
  3. Team Marine – 22.3%

Heating & Air Conditioning

  1. Schneider Heating & Air Conditioning – 44.7%
  2. Ron Hammes Refrigeration – 15.4%
  3. Bagniefski Heating & Air Conditioning – 14.0%

Electrician

  1. Kish & Sons Electric – 47.2%
  2. Wettstein Brothers Electric – 18.6%
  3. Mr. Electric – 9.9%

General Contractor

  1. Fowler & Hammer – 34.8%
  2. Wieser Brothers General Contractor, Inc. – 31.5%
  3. Spies Construction – 10.7%

Movers

  1. La Crosse Movers – 28.72% & Coulee Region Moving Services – 28.72%
  2. Jake’s Moving & Storage – 20.5%

Dry Cleaner

  1. Hangers to Hems – 50.2%
  2. Sew Clean – 18.1%
  3. Sip & Surf Laundromat – 11.6%

Best Cleaning Company

  1. ServiceMaster – 36.7%
  2. Sunshine Cleaning Service – 22.1%
  3. 360 Clean – 16.6%

Lawncare, Gardening, & Landscaping

  1. River City Lawnscape, Inc. – 34.5%
  2. Outdoor Services, Inc. (OSI) – 18.3%
  3. Christen Farm Nursery – 16.5%

Pest Control

  1. DeBoer Pest Control – 44.8%
  2. Orkin – 22.4%
  3. Ant’s Complete Pest Control – 12.5%

Florist

  1. La Crosse Floral – 24.1%
  2. Bittersweet Flower Market – 21.1%
  3. Monet Floral – 21.1%

Tailoring / Alterations

  1. Hangers to Hems – 39.2%
  2. Lee’s Alterations – 22.4%
  3. Cheryl Weber – 13.9%

Local Non-Profit Organization

  1. YMCA – 35.5%
  2. Habitat for Humanity – 29.3%
  3. Big Brothers Big Sisters – 19.8%

Place to Volunteer

  1. Coulee Region Humane Society – 29.3%
  2. YMCA – 12.6%
  3. Hunger Task Force – 12.4%

LGBT Services

  1. UW-La Crosse Pride Center – 35.1%
  2. The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection – 28.0%
  3. YMCA – 16.7%

Downtown La Crosse Business

  1. The Pearl Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House – 23.7%
  2. People’s Food Co-op – 22.7%
  3. Wettstein’s – 7.7%

Northside La Crosse Business

  1. The Sweet Shop – 49.5%
  2. Root Down Yoga Studio – 17.1%
  3. Good Steward – 16.2%

Southside La Crosse Business

  1. Hungry Peddler – 38.5%
  2. Pizza King – 22.4%
  3. Ace Hardware – 21.7%

Holmen Business

  1. Holmen Meat Locker – 48.5%
  2. Pizza Corral – 32.5%
  3. Features Sports Bar & Grill – 13.4%

Onalaska Business

  1. Festival Foods – 30.0%
  2. Red Pines – 22.1%
  3. Blue Moon – 20.5%

West Salem Business

  1. Linda’s Bakery – 56.0%
  2. Big Boar Barbecue – 27.0%
  3. Features Sports Bar & Grill – 9.0%

French Island Business (Town of Campbell)

  1. Huck Finn’s – 26.3%
  2. Shenanigan’s – 25.8%
  3. River Rats – 15.6%

Bangor Business

  1. Purple Cow – 26.8%
  2. Village Inn – 24.4%
  3. Overtime Pub – 16.9%

Travel-Related Business

  1. Explore La Crosse – 50.1%
  2. Travel Leaders of La Crosse – 25.9%
  3. AAA Onalaska – 22.9%

Small Business

  1. Addiecakes – 50.1%
  2. Pet Me Scratch Me – 16.9%
  3. Wettstein’s – 16.5%

Wedding Venue

  1. Waterfront – 30.1%
  2. Court Above Main – 17.1%
  3. Norskadalen – 16.3%

Wedding Planner

  1. Nancy Flottmeyer – 48.2%
  2. Summer Snyder – 24.8%
  3. Ben Skemp – 13.7%

Bridal Store

  1. The Wedding Tree – 51.3%
  2. Charlotte’s Bridal – 48.2%
  3. Other – .5%

Best Wedding DJ

  1. Brittany Styles
  2. Kelley Wilde
  3. Midwest Family Entertainment

Best of 2017