This site is a free repository of contributed genealogical information, part of the nationwide Rootsweb project. It includes, among other things, a complete transcription of the 1860 Federal Census of Houston County by township. However, the site has been inactive for some time, and there are many broken links.
Quite a few transcriptions of Houston Co. records, including Marriage Book A, early church records, cemetery transcriptions at La Crosse Area Genealogical Society Archives
Besides exhibits and artifacts, the Historical Society has extensive resources, including Microfilm of County births, deaths, and marriages; Land and probate records; Declarations of intent and naturalization records; County Newspapers; County state and federal census; County Lutheran and Presbyterian Church records; 19,000 plus photos; Community histories; Church histories; Cemetery recordings & records; Obituaries, news clippings, and ephemera records; Genealogies; Plat books & maps; and Miscellaneous school, church, and business records.
The best available compilation of genealogy links with a local focus
It contains good township histories and biographies and is every-word searchable, making it easy to find references to your ancestors.
And the following list was shared by Elaine Hippen!
Bulletin boards where you can ask questions and have conversations about ancestors & resources, listed in order of relative activity: