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More stops, better than faster trains, director says There won’t be a new high-speed rail in La Crosse, but there
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Monday, 30 September 2013 16:04

Eagle Scout Project Damaged By Vandals

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Some in the little Vernon county village of Chaseburg are apparently so

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The area around UW La Crosse could use a little clean-up after some wild

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Monday, 30 September 2013 11:50

Shutdown Looms, Local Services Impacted Minimally

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Still tracking the types of federal services that would go offline locally

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Monday, 30 September 2013 11:31

No Time Set For Helgeson Murder Hearing

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The D-A in Jackson County is still putting together criminal charges against murder suspect Lars Helgeson...

No date has been set so far for the Hixton man to appear in court, for allegedly shooting his father and burying the body. Helgeson surrendered to police last week, on the same day that investigators found the body of his father, Brian. Lars reportedly has told police that after shooting his father in the head and back, he dragged the body behind a tractor and burned it before burying the remains at an ATV track.

 

 

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Monday, 30 September 2013 10:23

Car Flippings in La Crosse; Police Say, 'No Comment'

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Drunks and fights and car flipping.  All part of a normal Oktoberfest in

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Monday, 30 September 2013 10:22

Harbor Lease Vote This Week by Council Committee

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Things could go badly for the guy operating the Municipal Boat Harbor in La

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Friday, 27 September 2013 21:36

David Ring Chosen As Festmaster

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David Ring is the new Festmaster at Oktoberfest for 2013.  Ring and his wife Denise were introduced as Festmaster and Frau at the Festmaster's Ball on Friday night.  Ring works in community relations at Kwik Trip, and he was born the same year that Oktoberfest began, 1961.

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A Hixton man found buried this week was killed by several gunshot wounds...

That conclusion comes from an autopsy identifying the man as 57-year-old Brian Helgeson. The autopsy was conducted by the Dane County medical examiner. Helgeson had been missing for several days before his body was discovered on Wednesday. His son Lars could be charged with murder early next week. Lars Helgeson is being held in the Black River Falls jail.

 

 

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Friday, 27 September 2013 12:14

What Parade? Keg Tapping Goes On Without One

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Okay, so there was no opening day parade for La Crosse's Oktoberfest this year...

Festival workers still found a way to deliver the Golden Keg to the festgrounds in time for the start of the nine-day event...and the ceremonial pouring of beer, to the chants of 'Tap that keg.'  Dozens of people gathered to watch the ritual.  Long lines formed outside the festground gate before the keg ceremony...one line for buying fest buttons, and another to get wristbands for the beer garden.  Tonight's highlight on the Oktoberfest schedule is the Festmaster's Ball at the La Crosse Center.

 

 

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