About Coulee Parenting Connection

Coulee Parenting Connection is the tri-state region’s award-winning family publication, published six times annually, with an audited readership of nearly 25,000.

Find us at more than 400 high-traffic locations visited by families throughout the region, including libraries, specialty shops, child care centers, family organizations, health facilities, and public and private elementary schools in Holmen, La Crosse, Onalaska, and West Salem, as well as La Crescent and Winona, Minnesota.

Coulee Parenting Connection, LLC, is independently owned and operated by Lissa Carlson, founder and publisher of the magazine since May 2001.

Our Mission

We strive to improve family life for parents and children in the Coulee Region by providing relevant and meaningful coverage of local family stories, issues, and events in a high-quality, community-driven publication.

Contact Us

Coulee Parenting Connection
P.O. Box 2576
La Crosse, WI 54602

Coulee Parenting Connection Staff

Lissa Carlson
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Meg Schoh
Marketing / Design
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Kathrine Skogen Myrah
Graphic Designer

Sarah Murphy
Contributing Calendar Editor

Clare Wight
Editorial Assistant
Lindsay Nevitt
Copy Editing
Jody Peterson

Pam Dome

Peggy Drake

Lisa Wilson
Kristy Braunreiter


All staff photography courtesy of The Studio.