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City trying to decide on parking manager's job duties Local governments in La Crosse have hired a bunch of
Victim shot 9 times, police found a weapon Deshawn Randall has been formally charged with first-degree murder. That
Women were uninjured Two women were stranded on a ledge below the face of Grandad Bluff on Thursday morning. The
Republicans want to end law, citizens seem happy with it Scott Walker recently went to Minnesota to promise that he
Not who you'd expect It would seem a Wisconsin city known for its occasional drunken revelry should wind up at the

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La Crosse school's welcome back takes serious tone

28 August 2015
La Crosse school's welcome back takes serious tone

Murder last week redirected focus of event

Amish could get waivers for certain building codes

28 August 2015
Amish could get waivers for certain building codes

Amish buildings have no electrical or plumbing

Construction season is over, but isn't going to end

28 August 2015
Construction season is over, but isn't going to end

Public works director talks ongoing projects in La Crosse

UPDATED: Winona man dies in barge accident Thursday

27 August 2015
UPDATED: Winona man dies in barge accident Thursday

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No take-backs on city approval of DOT plans

27 August 2015

The city of La Crosse and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation haven't exactly seen eye to eye lately. In fact, the dispute over the best design for the renovation of...

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The Campbell Town Board has chosen Fowler and Hammer to convert a former church into a new town library. Town administrator Chad Hawkins says the bid of 170-thousand dollars was about three thousand dollars higher than the low bid for the project. Four companies competed to remodel the inside of the building on Lakeshore Drive. The county library branch is being moved out of the Campbell town hall to provide more space for a community room and storage.

 

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:39

Voucher School Poll Split

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MILWAUKEE (AP) A new poll reveals a clear split in Wisconsin opinions about voucher schools. A Marquette University law school poll on Tuesday said 52 percent of respondents would like to see the voucher program expanded statewide or at least in larger districts with some underperforming schools. And 42 percent want it frozen or ended altogether.

The poll say says 72 percent of Wisconsinites have a favorable view of public education, while 18 percent have an unfavorable view.

When initially asked their thoughts on voucher schools, 49 percent had no opinion. Pollster Charles Franklin says that leaves room for leaders on both sides to shift public opinion.

The poll questioned 1,060 respondents, including one in three from the city of Milwaukee. The margin of error is plus or minus 5 percentage points.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:37

Testy Background Check Debate

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The prospect of requiring background checks for nearly all gun sales in Minnesota is at the center of a fiery debate at the Capitol. The House Public Safety Committee is set to vote later Tuesday on a Democrat's gun bill that currently includes that measure. That vote is a critical test of whether that measure can become law. Republicans say it doesn't have the votes.

Rep. Michael Paymar, a St. Paul Democrat, says expanding background checks is necessary. He has been criticized by Republicans and some rural Democrats, who favor competing legislation backed by gun rights advocates that they say would improve but not expand the current system.

A Senate panel passed a bill with universal background checks last week on a party-line vote, with all Republicans opposed.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:34

Minnesota Turbo Tax Fix

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota revenue officials say problems with TurboTax and other Intuit tax preparation products have been fixed.

The Department of Revenue said Tuesday Intuit has corrected the errors and taxpayers can continue to use the company's products, which also include Lacerte, Intuit online and ProSeries.

Minnesota first became aware of problems with TurboTax and other Intuit products about three weeks ago when Intuit notified the department that if was holding back about 11,000 returns until the company could adapt the Minnesota tax-return software to recent federal tax law changes.

Revenue officials identified 13 issues with the various software products.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:08

Dull Will Be Tried For College Area Break-ins

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Joshua Dull could be tried soon, for a string of burglaries between downtown La Crosse and U-W-L...

A La Crosse police sergeant testified in court today about reports of Dull kicking in the doors at several addresses, and carrying large-screen TV's and other property to his car. Officers found a number of stolen items in that car, after watching Dull in the university neighborhood one day. Dull reportedly told another man that there was 'easy money' to be made from burglaries.

 

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:06

Jackson Co. Driver Facing 13th OWI Charge

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Thirteenth time lucky?

Not for a Black River Falls man, accused of driving drunk for the 13th time. Herman Decorah's car slid into a ditch in Jackson County yesterday. The Ho-Chunk Nation police arrived at the crash scene to find Decorah passed out behind the wheel, with the car still running. Decorah is 59. According to state court records, his 11th OWI conviction happened in 2000 in Sauk County. Decorah's 12th conviction apparently came six years ago in Wood County.

 

 

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April 2nd Spring Election Preview

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In just over 2 weeks we will find out if it will be Mayor Farmer or Mayor

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