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Walker all but guarantees Wisconsin budget won't be done by deadline

Thursday, 29 June 2017
Walker all but guarantees Wisconsin budget won't be done by deadline

Lawmakers were calling each other's proposals laughable early this week.

Around 16,500 needles collected in La Crosse in less than 2 months

Thursday, 29 June 2017
Around 16,500 needles collected in La Crosse in less than 2 months

One of city's drop boxes appeared to be smashed

Great partisan divide in latest Marquette Law School poll

Thursday, 29 June 2017
Great partisan divide in latest Marquette Law School poll

President Trump's numbers vastly different amount Rep. and Dems.

Liquor stores now open on Sunday in Minnesota

Thursday, 29 June 2017
Liquor stores now open on Sunday in Minnesota

Decades old ban undone beginning this weekend.

Monday - November 1, 2010 11:23 am

Alternate Side Parking Season Kick-Off

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There might not be many ten dollar tickets on windshields this morning, but they're coming.

Tis the season after all. Alternate side parking ticket season is on. Started at one this morning. So, today's November first. That means, this morning you needed to be parked on the odd side of the street. Tomorrow it's the even side. And so on. Ten dollar tickets in La Crosse. Among communities that have hiked the alternate side ticket prices in recent years. That price bump last year may explain why La Crosse traffic cops wrote fifty percent fewer tickets last winter than the year before.  But part of that explanation also may be the parking study conducted around UWL last year.   Cars were exempted from alternate side parking rules except after notification by the city for things like snow emergencies.  

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Monday - November 1, 2010 10:04 am

Crash closes highways

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A semi broadsided a car in Winona this morning leaving one critically hurt.

You can expect delays on Highway 64 at Highway 14 for pretty much the rest of the morning.

We'll update you on this story when we get more details.

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Monday - November 1, 2010 9:21 am

UWL Football Coach Retires

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UW La Crosse is searching for a new head football coach.  Larry Terry announced this morning he will retire at the end of this season. Terry has coached the Eagles for the past eleven seasons, compiling a 64-47 record. He ranks as the third all time winningest coach in UWL history. This season has been a disappointment, but Terry says his decision was not based on this year's record.

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Why a high profile city employee side-swiped a car on Friday night and kept on driving is anybody's guess. La Crosse's community development administrator, Liana Escott, apparently swerved into a car parked on Market Street late last Friday night but didn't stop to check the damage. Police say, the guy in the car that got hit tried to chase Escott down but she wouldn't stop and eventually he gave up, satisfied to turn in her license plate number to cops. Escott, who's also at the head of the city's Safe Routes to School program, finally talked to police on Tuesday, by then she'd repaired the damage to her car but was apparently evasive about it. She's been busted on a hit and run charge.

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New ladders at the Riverside Park levee in La Crosse? That's what one local business owner has suggested to help make the city's riverfront safer. But city parks boss Steve Carlyon says maybe the ladders that are already in place at the levee would be good enough. Although Carlyon likes the idea of marking the ladders somehow so that they're more visible.   Another idea is to put life rings or throw buoys at the edge of the park.   Carlyon says he's a little skeptical of that idea because it takes some training to use a life ring property.   But, he says, he'll continue to research the idea. 

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Thursday - October 28, 2010 11:12 am

Jobs Numbers Better Statewide, Locally

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Suddenly, things are looking a whole lot brighter on the jobs front in Wisconsin. The state's labor department says the jobless rates across the state have dropped. Down in all but one of Wisconsin's 72 counties. Down in the 30 largest cities. Down in the state's 12 metro areas. The state's unemployment rate for September is down to 7 percent. In the La Crosse metro area, the jobless rate has dropped to 5.5%, down almost a full percentage point from September of last year. In La Crosse county, the unemployment rate has dipped to 5.3%, the fourth lowest among counties iin the state.

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Wednesday - October 27, 2010 10:21 am

Campaign Finance Reports Show Big Raising, Spending

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There's some kind of money floating around in local legislative races.  The last campaign finance reports before next week's election have been filed. They show the state senate race between democrat Kathleen Vinehout and Republican Ed Thompson especially to be a big money affair. Thompson has outraised the incumbent Vinehout by a wide margin, collecting just shy of 160 thousand dollars this year for the race, and spending every dime of it. Thompson's left with about 12 grand in the bank Vinehout has spent about 125 thousand this year to get re-elected and has about 19 thousand left in the bank. Both candidates have spent the bulk of their money in the last couple of months.

Nick Charles doesn't have much to show for his fundraising efforts. The Republican challenger in Wisconsin's 95th assembly race, in his last report, shows just several hundred dollars in donations and then a big loan to himself to keep the wheels on the campaign wagon. Charles tells us he got a signature loan from a bank for $20 thousand to help him pay for the billboard space he's bought up in La Crosse. But that doesn't show up on his last campaign finance filing. Meanwhile, opponent Jennifer Shilling has been doing steady fundraising throughout the year and seems to have little concern about losing her seat; she's sitting on $60 thousand in her campaign account.

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Tuesday - October 26, 2010 5:19 pm

Car Theft May be One in a Series

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A La Crosse 15 year-old is in hot water after going for a joy ride in a stolen red Cadillac. La Crosse cops busted the high schooler after a short car and foot chase yesterday. They say he nabbed the Caddy from parking lot at a Trane company building. The theft is now part of a larger investigation after the kid told police he got the keys for the car from someone named "Big Mike," though there's no indication yet of who that might be. Police are trying to determine if this car theft is linked to others in the area.

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Tuesday - October 26, 2010 5:18 pm

Man Who Stabbed Officer Still Hallucinating, Locked Up

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He was out. He went back in. He was out again. Now, Joseph Smith has completed the cycle once more. The guy who tried to kill La Crosse officer Jon Wenger more than four years ago during a traffic stop was recently released from the Mendota state hospital. He's had recurring hallucinations and repeated mental illness problems which medication doesn't seem to solve. He's been locked up again after calling police on Saturday to report shots fired and someone killed at his apartment building on third street. No such incident, police say, actually occurred.

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Tuesday - October 26, 2010 12:29 pm

Too Early To Know If Bliss Road Can Reopen

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Could Bliss Road be reopened to one lane traffic?

Many people living in the town of Shelby hope the answer is 'yes,' but the La Crosse Public Works Department says it's too early to know. Assistant public works director Tony Hutchens says a consultant will check out the road up Grandad Bluff on Friday. And Hutchens adds that it's still up to the city council to decide whether the road should ever be reopened after frequent landslides. The town of Shelby is offering to pay for a traffic signal that could regulate one-lane traffic on Bliss Road.

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Why not celebrate on the 3rd of July? A question posed 45 years ago

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