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U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan says HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to nine counties in Wisconsin and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms and flooding last month.
Last week, President Obama issued a disaster declaration for Buffalo, Clark, Jackson, Juneau, Marathon, Portage, Taylor, Trempealeau, and Wood Counties.
The President’s declaration allows HUD to offer foreclosure relief and other assistance to certain families living in this county.
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Conlin will be on the ballot November 2nd.
The case has been referred to the Winona County Attorney.
At least one school district in western Wisconsin is changing its plans because of high winds moving through the region...
The Boscobel schools have called off 4-year kindergarten for this afternoon, because of windy conditions.
Problems paying the heat bill? Well...the Wisconsin Winter Moratorium begins November 1st and goes until April 15th.....which means your lights and heat cannot be shut off.......if they are connected at the start of the moratorium.But to get help...you must ask for it.
Pat Bowland of Xcel Energy says they know some people are having a hard time making ends meet.
Also.....due to recent changes in program eligibility, many more households across the state may be eligible for heating assistance this winter through the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance to low-income residents. If you need help with your utility bill...contact your provider.
People could be driving on Bliss Road today...if the city of La Crosse would allow it.
Shelby town chair Lynnetta Kopp told town residents last night that one lane of traffic on the closed road up Grandad Bluff can handle traffic. So she has proposed putting a temporary traffic signal, paid for by Shelby, on Bliss Road so it can reopen.
So far, no answer from Mayor Matt Harter or other city leaders. Some of the Shelby residents at a town meeting last night accused La Crosse of 'blackmail' and trying to pick their pockets to pay for a road entirely within city limits.