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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

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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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Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:55

Rybak Sings Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now

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(AP) Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is ready to announce whether he wants to try to hang onto the office. Rybak will declare his intentions Thursday. His third term as head of Minnesota's largest city expires after next year.

The Democrat has led the city of almost 400,000 people for more than a decade. Several potential candidates have expressed interest in running, although some were waiting on the incumbent's plans.

The 57-year-old has been mentioned as a possible addition to President Barack Obama's administration or a future contender for governor.

Since Rybak took over, the city has undergone a dramatic transformation. Two major sports stadiums have been built and a third is on the way. Rybak also took a visible role in the aftermath of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse.

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:54

Senior Care Renewed

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(AP) Wisconsin's SeniorCare prescription drug program for senior citizens has been granted another waiver from the federal government to continue operating until at least 2015. The waiver is needed so the state can run the program outside of Medicare Part D. The current waiver was granted in 2009 and set to expire at the end of the year. Gov. Scott Walker announced the renewal Thursday.

The program began in 2002 and provides discounted prescription drugs for Wisconsin residents who are 65 years old or older and meet eligibility criteria. There is a $30 annual enrollment fee with copayments ranging from $5 to $15.

SeniorCare is wildly popular largely because there are no gaps in coverage it is more comprehensive and less expensive than Medicare Part D.

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:52

Local Reaction To New York Firefighter Ambush

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A man convicted of killing his grandmother decades ago ambushed firefighters

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:51

Dispatch Center Ready For More Snow

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Between tonight and tomorrow, forecasters are calling for one to 4 inches of

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They've been waiting almost two years for this report...

 

Holmen village officials could hear next week about what level of fluoride in tap water is officially preferred by the Wisconsin health department. Public works director Dean Olson says the unofficial word is that fluoride levels will be lowered...so a temporary fluoridation shutdown ordered in Holmen could be reversed.

 

In April of last year, newly-elected board members in Holmen voted to suspend fluoridation, just days after it was started as the result of a 2008 referendum.  That vote followed a federal EPA report calling for reduced fluoride in water systems.

 

 

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 09:33

No Snow No Trails

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Even though last week’s first major snow storm of the season dumped eight

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 09:33

Doyle Says Jobs In 2013 Period

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When it comes to creating jobs in the state, Steve Doyle says more can be

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 09:32

4 Want Sparta Mayoral Post

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Sparta is up to 4 candidates looking to replacing outgoing Mayor John Sund in

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Wednesday, 26 December 2012 11:48

Car Hits Strange Item In Road

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To Crystal Wright of Ferryville, it may be the strangest thing she's ever

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