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Friday and Saturday, perhaps try avoiding campus New and returning UW-La Crosse students will be moving into campus

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Mutual aid agreement to benefit all of La Crosse County

03 September 2015

Good things can happen when people, and communities, work together. That's why there is much excitement about a new mutual aid agreement being developed among fire departments in La Crosse...

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Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:36

Online Meet Goes South Quick

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) Sheriff's deputies in Eau Claire County say they interviewed a woman the Wisconsin State Patrol said was held against her will and determined she had not been abducted.

The sheriff's department was notified by the State Patrol Tuesday afternoon that troopers were trying to find a woman that had contacted authorities for help. Deputies found the 19-year-old Whitehall woman locked in the bathroom of a gas station near Eau Claire. They interviewed her and a 32-year-old Edina, Minn., who had picked her up. Authorities say the two met online and were headed for the Mall of America.

The man changed those plans and began caressing the woman. She told him she need to use a restroom and then called for help. The man was cited for disorderly conduct.

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Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:35

Highway 16 Construction Back Again Soon

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The second phase of road construction for Highway 16 begins August 1st. DOT

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Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:34

Baldwin Votes No On Student Loan Measure

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After a series of delays, the Senate passed legislation Wednesday to

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Thursday, 25 July 2013 07:52

Guilty Of Supplying Heroin

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A La Crosse woman who supplied heroin to a man who died of an overdose is convicted of reckless homicide in Trempealeau County. Thirty-two-year-old Jeremiah Harris died in July 2011 outside the Trempealeau Fire Department after paramedics worked to revive him. Twenty-seven-year-old Tahsa Kempfer pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree reckless homicide in court Wednesday.

Kempfer's mother, 45-year-old Michelle Johnson, was earlier sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to conspiring to deliver heroin. She accompanied her daughter and Harris to Madison when Kempfer bought the heroin that killed Harris.

Kempfer is also facing charges in La Crosse County, where she's accused of selling heroin to police informants.

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013 16:08

2 Arrested In Hotel Meth Lab Bust

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2 arrests made Tuesday after La Crosse Police bust a meth lab in a local hotel. La Crosse Police went to to the America’s Best Value Inn on Rose Street to investigate an anonymous complaint of a possible meth lab inside one of the hotel rooms.

 

Specially trained officers of the La Crosse Police Department, the State Department of Criminal Investigation and the La Crosse Sheriff’s Department made contact with people in the room and did locate a meth lab. Police busted 37 year old Laura Rud of La Crosse and 27 yeaar old Brian Brainard of Lansing, Iowa. Charges include Manufacturing Meth, Possessing Meth materials and possession of a switch blade.

 

Due to the extreme hazards associated with handling the chemicals used in the production of meth, a specially trained team from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration out of Chicago responded to La Crosse to collect the chemicals and render them safe.

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Somebody killed two people at a La Crosse camera shop...but Jeff Lepsch didn't do it.

That's the defense argument being made today, at the start of Lepsch's trial for the shooting deaths of Paul and A.J. Petras of La Crosse. Defense attorney Vincent Rust says police didn't find anything at Lepsch's home which would prove he was connected to the murders.  Rust says Lepsch was always looking for photo equipment to sell, but he never tried looking at May's Photo, where the murders occurred. Prosecutors say stolen goods from the store were found at Lepsch's home.

 

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013 11:15

Minnesota Paint Program Gets Good Review

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A new paint program for Minnesota is a good model for the rest of the

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013 09:34

Marsh Tour Proves Educational

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When a tour of the La Crosse marsh was given this past weekend, some with a

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013 09:33

Doyle Agrees With Food Stamp Crackdown Bill

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Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill to prevent food stamp trafficking.

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