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Injuries to two people this morning as a car and truck collided in the Town of Kickapoo. The accident happened east of Readstown on US Highway 14 near Espe Road.
An eastbound pickup truck driven by 44 year old Clayton Neprud of Soldiers Grove lost control on the icy road. Neprud’s truck spun out of control and went across the centerline into oncoming westbound traffic lane. 62 year old Jerry Schaller of Soldiers Grove was operating a car westbound and was unable to avoid Neprud’s vehicle coming into his lane. Both vehicles collided in the westbound lane came to rest on the highway blocking the westbound lane.
The Sheriff’s Department reports both drivers were transported by ambulance to Vernon Memorial Hospital. In addition, both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department.
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Due to forecasts for heavy snow beginning in the early afternoon, UW-La Crosse is closing their campus at noon. All afternoon and evening classes are cancelled and business offices will be closed. The University will continue to provide essential services such as police, facilities and dining. All classes and regular operations will be held today before noon, and classes that are scheduled to run past 12 p.m. should end at noon. They plan to be back to normal operations and classes on Friday.
Also closing today................Winona State University where all classes are cancelled and campuses and offices will be open. The Southeast Technical College-Winona Campus has also cancelled classes today.
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Besides the Onalaska referendum ballot questions Tuesday, there were some primary elections held in the area.
In the Tomah Mayoral race, two people will move on to the April election. Le Roy Kelsey brought in 285 votes, while Shannon Hough, running for the 2nd time now, brought in 139. In third, Jeremy Likely had 94 votes.
Voters in the Westby School District chose two people to advance for an at large school board seat. Gerald Roethel brought in the the most votes while Andrew Lipski came in second.
Moving on to the April election for the Town of Holland Board Supervisor 4, are Michael Hoffman and Jay Bratberg.
All three Onalaska School District referendum questions on the ballot Tuesday passed. Here's a breakdown of the vote totals for all three.
Question one asked for the school district to exceed state funding by $1.9 million for ongoing operational expenses. 1,494 yes; 864 no
Question two to go above state funding for technology by $500 thousand every year for the next five years. 1,494 yes; 864 no
And question three bonds of $16 million for construction/remodel of Northern Hills and Irving Pertzsch Elementary Schools. 1,528 yes; 835 no