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Fire investigators in La Crosse are trying to figure out why a floor collapsed in an upstairs apartment on 6th Street this weekend...
Three people were injured in the accident at 135 South 6th, across the street from the cathedral. The building has been condemned, and cordoned off with police tape. A floor area of 30 by 30 feet collapsed around 11 o'clock on Saturday night. As many as 50 people may have been on that floor when it gave way. Firefighters shut off natural gas to the building after they found a gas leak.
Maybe time for a little more optimism for La Crosse. The city this
First day on the job, maybe get moved into the office. Meet the
The La Crosse community will say goodbye on Friday to a businessman and his son who were murdered at the family store last weekend.
Services are planned for 11 o'clock at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for Paul Petras and his teenage son, A.J. Paul owned May's Photo on Main Street, where the shooting took place on Saturday. Police have made no arrests yet, and Captain Robert Lawrence suggests that there's very little information which can be released right now without possibly hindering the investigation.
The search for the Oktoberfest medallion in La Crosse seems to be getting shorter every year...
Last year, the hunt ended after only five days...and this year, a 20-year-old searcher from Chaseburg discovered the prize after just four clues. Emily Manske says hints about wood and the city's lumber industry led her to Houska Park on Thursday morning. It was her first time doing the medallion hunt. The medal was hidden under leaves at the footbridge in Houska. Manske wins two tickets to the Festmaster's Ball and 500 dollars in cash.