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La Crosse airshow cancelled, despite Thunderbirds being booked

25 May 2016
La Crosse airshow cancelled, despite Thunderbirds being booked

Road construction projects force Deke Slayton Airfest to cancel

Group wants $300,000 loan from city for apartments

25 May 2016
Group wants $300,000 loan from city for apartments

Plan is to build 68 apartments in old Rubber Mills factory

Changes in veteran's service funding troubling

25 May 2016

Sometimes you have to wonder what the real motivation is. The Wisconsin Legislature made changes last year to how County Veterans Services Offices are funded. These are the agencies, staffed...

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 17:14

Feds Say Two Men Bombed Boston Marathon

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The FBI now says they are looking for two men in the Boston marathon

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 14:36

Kiskin Fired; Reasons Why Finally Released

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More details today as to why Assistant City Attorney Pete Kiskin was fired by

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:56

Flood Insurance Hike to Hit Northside Hard

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Hundreds of homeowners in La Crosse are in for a rude awakening. 

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:55

Kisken Fired By City

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No comments yet from either side in the dispute between La Crosse city hall

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:07

Wisconsin Flood Update

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ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin emergency officials say the state has caught a break in the weather, as a storm system that threatened Wisconsin lakes and streams is veering southward into Illinois. Tod Pritchard of Wisconsin Emergency Management says officials were bracing for as much as 4 inches of rain Thursday in the southern part of the state. He says the new forecast calls for about half of that or less.

He says counties aren't relaxing quite yet, though. He says they're tracking the latest forecasts, and officials in Rock County have requested 50,000 sandbags to protect against flooding of the Rock River.

A handful of roads have closed in Milwaukee County. In Walworth County, West Side Elementary School of Elkhorn was closed because flooding because of problems with its sewer system.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:04

Minnesota Flood Update

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MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) The city of Moorhead has learned some lessons about flood preparation after three consecutive years of major flooding. City officials 400,000 bags of sand are ready to be deployed. And, that should be sufficient to construct sandbag levees to a top elevation of 43 feet.

The National Weather Service says there's a 40 percent chance the Red River could top the 2009 record of nearly 41 feet. Homes and business in the area are affected when the river reaches 38 feet.
Forecasters say the most likely scenario calls for the river to peak between 39 and 41 feet at Moorhead and neighboring Fargo, N.D., in late April or early May, with a maximum possibility of 42 feet.

Moorhead is holding neighborhood meetings on Monday to brief residents on flood preparations.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:03

Walker Won't Push For Background Checks

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Gov. Scott Walker says he won't push for more extensive background checks for gun owners in Wisconsin following inaction in the U.S. Senate on the issue. Walker was asked about the issue Thursday during a conference call from Shanghai where he is leading a 10-day trade mission. The governor has repeatedly said he is focused on improving mental health services in the state and he is reiterating that position.

Wisconsin requires people who purchase guns from federal licensed dealers to undergo background checks, but it doesn't regulate private transactions. Democrats in Wisconsin are calling for universal background checks.

Walker says the issue should be left to the federal government to regulate, not individual states.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:56

Man Carrying Shotgun Arrested At UWL

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A part-time student at U-W-La Crosse has been arrested for carrying a shotgun on campus today.

University spokesman Brad Quarberg says the student had made threats to campus administrators in the past. Campus police arrested the man near the Cowley Science Hall at about 9:30. The gun was not loaded, and no one was injured. Quarberg says the man had been seen taking the gun into a university building.

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Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:32

Wisconsin Sets Export Record

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Seems as though Wisconsin's not fooling around when it comes to exporting

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