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Map where La Crosse Fire Dept. has found used needles

29 September 2016
Map where La Crosse Fire Dept. has found used needles

Many have complained about nonprofit giving out free needles n city

Tuition, debt jump at Wisconsin technical colleges

29 September 2016
Tuition, debt jump at Wisconsin technical colleges

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Thursday, 20 February 2014 13:03

Gow Explains Closing Of UW-L Thursday

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Greetings, students and colleagues. If you've been outside today you know we're not experiencing the kind of severe weather that was forecast so prominently late last night. In fact, the current forecast indicates we may not even get any rain until 4 or 5 o'clock this afternoon, with snow to follow overnight. As you can appreciate, I wish we could undo last night's decision to cancel classes and close campus this afternoon. Unfortunately, though, our announcement set a wide range of contingency plans into motion and it is not possible to reverse course completely at this time. Nonetheless, here is where things stand: *1) All classes after noon today and tonight remain canceled.* *2) All UW-L employees who wish to work may do so.* *3) We will do our best to have as many offices and facilities open this afternoon. However, because of staffing inconsistencies and challenges created by last night's campus closure announcement it will not be possible to have every facility available. For example, it is my understanding right now that the REC will be open this afternoon, but Murphy Library will not. So please check with a particular area to see what is available. Situations may change as the day progresses.* I deeply regret the many inconveniences last night's decision and announcement will cause. Please know that the staff in any office or facility that is not open this afternoon had nothing to do with the decision that was made last night. I am the one who leads the team of people who make these kinds of decisions and I take full responsibility for the consequences. So please direct any disappointment or frustration to me. In particular, I'd like to personally apologize to our very dedicated and talented faculty for so dramatically disrupting your course schedules. I know from my own extensive experience as a professor that it is no small matter to lose a planned class or lab meeting. Our time with our students is precious and in the scope of things--as is so true of our broader lives--there really aren't any "make-up" days. Hopefully, we won't have any serious weather issues overnight and we'll be back to normal operations tomorrow morning. We'll certainly be keeping an eye on the forecast, and if any unusual action is needed tomorrow I'll let you know as soon as I can. Thanks for your patience as we work through a very unexpected and dynamic situation. I don't know about you all, but I'll remember this particular "storm" for a long time. Best wishes, Joe

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Thursday, 20 February 2014 12:03

Two Injured In Vernon County Crash

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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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Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:20

Sunday Liquor Sales In Minnesota Could Become A Reality

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Sunday liquor sales could come to the forefront of the upcoming legislative

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Thursday, 20 February 2014 11:18

Evers Blasts Common Core Board

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State School Superintendent , Tony Evers is telling state lawmakers the

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Thursday, 20 February 2014 09:31

Sparta Cops Bust Another

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Sparta cops have done it again. Another Wanted Wednesday poster, another

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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 22:37

Colleges Halt Classes Due To Impending Storm

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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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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:51

Pothole Headaches

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Are you seeing more and more potholes? If not, City Public Works Director,

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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:49

Here We Go Again

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Seems as though Old Man Winter is just not comfortable with the amount snow

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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:46

Bonding Year In Minnesota

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The opening gavel of the 2014 Minnesota Legislature is one week from today

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