La Crescent, MN Real Estate News

By Joan Dickie, Keller Williams Premier Realty
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
La Crescent, Minnesota, population 4,810, lies across the Mississippi River from La Crosse, Wisconsin.  While La Crosse is the center of commerce, health and higher education in the area, La Crescent feels no slight.  Residents are downright proud to live in their city and they are proud Minnesotans.Located right down the pike from La Crosse, a 2 minute trip, La Crescent is a highly desirable city for buyers.  A small town atmosphere, but close to shopping and dining.  Travel time is minimal.La Crescent's claim to fame is Apples.  In the 40's it was a huge industry, but the numbers of growers have dwindled as houses have crept into former orchards.  There are still many orchards and La Crescent is still the largest grower of apples in Minnesota.  You can see this history in the names of...
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By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
There is this little area of road near the Mississippi River just south of La Crescent in Southeast Minnesota that always captures my eye. If I had to describe peace, then this would be one of the first places I would think of. We drive though it every time I travel to Wisconsin to visit the in-laws. On one side is this old looking train bridge that sits just above a small tributary stream. On the other side is a water-marsh area that is always a nice bright green. Finally, after two years, I stopped to take some photos. Enjoy!
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