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Police caution not to expect constant coverage New body cameras are expected any day now for the La Crosse police
Council voting on mutual-aid agreement this month amongst departments For the first time ever, there will be a
Friday and Saturday, perhaps try avoiding campus New and returning UW-La Crosse students will be moving into campus
City council votes on DOT's plan next week Hard to complain too much about the plans the DOT has for
Captain Griffith hopes team is ready by spring First, swim 500 yards. Then another 800 with fins, snorkel and mask

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County approves building rennovations

02 September 2015
County approves building rennovations

Keeps cost under $23 million

Witnesses come forward, man charged with homicide

02 September 2015
Witnesses come forward, man charged with homicide

Driver lied about driving, racing down highway

Build a house, get a scholarship

02 September 2015
Build a house, get a scholarship

Local group offering scholarships for houses to certain families in La Crosse

Chief cites "weakest link" in opposing booze on pedal pubs

02 September 2015
Chief cites "weakest link" in opposing booze on pedal pubs

Plenty of support for cabs, not for pedaling and drinking

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Incomplete police chase data raises suspicions

01 September 2015

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:56

Flood Insurance Hike to Hit Northside Hard

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Hundreds of homeowners in La Crosse are in for a rude awakening. 

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:55

Kisken Fired By City

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No comments yet from either side in the dispute between La Crosse city hall

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:07

Wisconsin Flood Update

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ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin emergency officials say the state has caught a break in the weather, as a storm system that threatened Wisconsin lakes and streams is veering southward into Illinois. Tod Pritchard of Wisconsin Emergency Management says officials were bracing for as much as 4 inches of rain Thursday in the southern part of the state. He says the new forecast calls for about half of that or less.

He says counties aren't relaxing quite yet, though. He says they're tracking the latest forecasts, and officials in Rock County have requested 50,000 sandbags to protect against flooding of the Rock River.

A handful of roads have closed in Milwaukee County. In Walworth County, West Side Elementary School of Elkhorn was closed because flooding because of problems with its sewer system.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:04

Minnesota Flood Update

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MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) The city of Moorhead has learned some lessons about flood preparation after three consecutive years of major flooding. City officials 400,000 bags of sand are ready to be deployed. And, that should be sufficient to construct sandbag levees to a top elevation of 43 feet.

The National Weather Service says there's a 40 percent chance the Red River could top the 2009 record of nearly 41 feet. Homes and business in the area are affected when the river reaches 38 feet.
Forecasters say the most likely scenario calls for the river to peak between 39 and 41 feet at Moorhead and neighboring Fargo, N.D., in late April or early May, with a maximum possibility of 42 feet.

Moorhead is holding neighborhood meetings on Monday to brief residents on flood preparations.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:03

Walker Won't Push For Background Checks

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Gov. Scott Walker says he won't push for more extensive background checks for gun owners in Wisconsin following inaction in the U.S. Senate on the issue. Walker was asked about the issue Thursday during a conference call from Shanghai where he is leading a 10-day trade mission. The governor has repeatedly said he is focused on improving mental health services in the state and he is reiterating that position.

Wisconsin requires people who purchase guns from federal licensed dealers to undergo background checks, but it doesn't regulate private transactions. Democrats in Wisconsin are calling for universal background checks.

Walker says the issue should be left to the federal government to regulate, not individual states.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:56

Man Carrying Shotgun Arrested At UWL

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A part-time student at U-W-La Crosse has been arrested for carrying a shotgun on campus today.

University spokesman Brad Quarberg says the student had made threats to campus administrators in the past. Campus police arrested the man near the Cowley Science Hall at about 9:30. The gun was not loaded, and no one was injured. Quarberg says the man had been seen taking the gun into a university building.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:32

Wisconsin Sets Export Record

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Seems as though Wisconsin's not fooling around when it comes to exporting

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:31

Flood Warnings Continue

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State and local officials are keeping a close eye on Wisconsins rain swollen

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 09:49

Apartments Going Smoke Free

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David Birdd of Birddseye Development owns quite a few apartments in the area.

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