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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

Worker fell into barge when hatch shifted

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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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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:24

So Who Actually Lives In Minnesota

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(AP) Minnesota is becoming more ethnically diverse that it was decades ago. State demographer Susan Brower says nearly one of every five Minnesotans is a person of color. The federal census says that includes blacks, Hispanics, Asian, Native American or those of multiple ethnic groups.

The diversity is even more pronounced among children. Brower says a quarter of Minnesota children are people of color. While the state becomes more diverse, its ethnic population is much lower that the United States in general. About 36 percent of the U.S. population is ethnically diverse.

Brower provided the snapshot of population trends at a House committee meeting Monday at the state Capitol.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:23

Apples Not Ripe For Pickin

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(AP) Apple production in Wisconsin has dropped to its lowest level since 1945. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says apple production in 2012 was down 54 percent in Wisconsin. Yields decreased more than three tons per acre.

A heat wave last spring caused apple trees to bloom prematurely. And then frost in April killed many of the blossoms. A summer drought only made things worse.

Wisconsin Apple Growers Association director Ann Maenner says they're hoping this year will be different and that the trees will stay dormant until the frost is gone.

Apple production dropped 4 percent nationally.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:15

Home Sales Spike In Badger State

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(AP) Home sales continue to recover in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales rose about 18 percent in January, compared to the same month last year. It's the 19th consecutive month of double digit growth. The median sale price of homes also increased. It rose 3.4 percent to $123,000.

The strongest growth was to the north where sales are up 31 percent and in the central region of the state, up about 28 percent.

Realtors board chairman Renny Diedrich says January typically is the slowest month, so the strong sales point to an even better spring.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:10

WIAA Boys Post Season Starts Tonight

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One of the state's toughest boys basketball conferences kick starts the WIAA

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:07

Quite A Few Charges Against Keepers

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The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office has concluded an investigation of several burglaries that occurred in September and October of 2012. A Baraboo man, 27 year old Anthony Keepers allegedly confessed to burglarizing 13 homes in the Lake Delton and Baraboo areas while armed with a handgun in October of 2012. Keepers also told Sauk County detectives that he had committed thefts and burglaries in the Wisconsin Dells and Lacrosse area.

Keepers was arrested by Sparta Police on October 8th of last year after he led police on a high speed chase into La Crosse County in a stolen car before losing control and flipping his car. Evidence in the car led to information to his involvement in burglaries that occurred in Sauk County.

The investigation has been sent to the Sauk County D.A.'s Office for review and charges. Keepers still remains in the Monroe County Jail. He's in court there this morning.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:06

WE Energies Wants New Pipeline

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We Energies says it will file an application for a new $150 million
facil

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:04

Polling Sites Change In Onalaska

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The city clerk in Onalaska is making sure today that you don't vote in the wrong place. Construction at the National Guard Armory is forcing polling places there to move.

The clerk says if you vote in district two or district three, you will vote at the Onalaska Omni Center. That means all Onalaska voters cast ballots at the Omni Center.

 

Polls are open everywhere in Wisconsin until 8:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 07:18

Mayor's Race the Big Draw on La Crosse Ballots

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Not much on La Crosse county primary ballots today, except in the city of

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Are inspection fees in the city of La Crosse excessive?  Some of

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