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Wisconsin's construction trade unemployment rate fourth best in nation

30 September 2016
Wisconsin's construction trade unemployment rate fourth best in nation

State has seen a two-percent drop, but a need for more trade workers

Duck hunting opens to some high water, low cover

30 September 2016
Duck hunting opens to some high water, low cover

Mississippi isn't expected to drop below 10 feet until Saturday

Tuition, debt jump at Wisconsin technical colleges

29 September 2016
Tuition, debt jump at Wisconsin technical colleges

Figures show many students facing bigger financial challenges

Happy, and safe, Oktoberfest!

29 September 2016

Happy Oktoberfest! The 56th annual Oktoberfest celebration gets underway today. The theme for this year's fest is Family, Friends, Fun. And if past history is any guide, you'll find all...

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Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:22

Secret VA List Sickens Kind

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40 U.S. veterans have died while on a Phoenix VA hospital's cost-cutting

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Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:21

If You Sell Liquor In Tomah Your On Alert

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Tomah's latest round of police department compliance checks for those that

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 12:51

Fort McCoy To Host Free Open House This Keekend

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Members of the public will get a chance to tour a Wisconsin military training base this weekend.

Fort McCoy's annual Armed Forces Day Open House is scheduled for Saturday. The event will highlight training at the fort and also feature displays on military equipment, uniforms and artifacts.

Visitors can take guided tours. They can also participate in a marksmanship test, fill sandbags and get a personalized ID tag.

The open house is free and goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fort McCoy is in western Wisconsin, between Sparta and Tomah.



Online:

Fort McCoy: http://www.mccoy.army.mil

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 10:48

David Stoeffler Named To New Post

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A Viterbo University graduate and former editor of the La Crosse Tribune has been named executive director of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation.

David Stoeffler will begin his new position June 9th, succeeding Tim Riley, who was instrumental in introducing the Compassion Project to the La Crosse area.

Greg Bonney, president of the foundation board, said Stoeffler was the unanimous choice of the Search Committee to become its new Executive Director.

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The La Crosse Central Faculty and Alumni Association announce the 2014
Inductees into the Hall of Excellence:  Sandra Brekke and Robert Frise. 
They will be honored at a reception on Friday, May 23, at the La Crosse
Center prior to the commencement of 2014 graduates.


Sandra Brekke, a 1985 Central graduate, is the director of St. Clare Health Mission where she coordinates nearly 350 volunteers, including 70 doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners; 60 nurses, nursing students and nursing educators, 25 intake and social workers and various pharmacists, lab technicians, physical therapists and receptionists. She earned her nursing degree from UW-Madison and has worked as a critical care nurse. She currently is a member of the La Crosse Community Foundation, and in the past she has served as a member of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. She has been involved in the organization and administration of the La Crosse Fitness Festival and the Got Energy Triathlon. She is married to Eric, a surgeon, and has three children: Andrew, Hannah, and Sarah.



Robert Frise graduated from Central High School in 1952 and from UW-Madison with a degree in business. From 1956 to 1959 he served as a pilot in the United States Air Force earning the rank of Lieutenant. Following his military career he joined the family business, La Crosse Concrete Company. He has served as president of the Wisconsin Concrete Pipe Association, the Wisconsin Ready Mix Association, the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce, the La Crosse Builders Exchange and the Lutheran Hospital Board of Directors. He served on the Board of Directors of Norwest Bank (now Wells Fargo) for 27 years. He owns several concrete businesses in the area, the La Crosse Truck Center, and River States Truck and Trailer, Inc. He is co-owner of the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse. Through his hard work and efforts working with other community leaders, several projects were completed such as the redevelopment of the La Crosse Harborview area. He has been involved in charitable causes in the La Crosse community: He was a founding member of Chileda and has given extensively to the La Crosse YMCA - North, English Lutheran Church, the Boys and Girls Club, the United Way, the Humane Society, UW-La Crosse stadium, and Sigma Chi Fraternity in Madison. In 1957 he married Ruth Smevog (a Central graduate), and they have three children.

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 09:25

Overwhelmingly Critical Response to Parking Plan

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It's fair to say there's some dissatisfaction in the city of La Crosse over

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 05:30

Aquinas Gets Deep Into Compassion

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The La Crosse Compassion Project is a project involving over 6,000 La Crosse

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 05:29

Kind And Kabat Dish Out Awards

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On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Ron Kind and La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat today

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