Oktoberfest opens in
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

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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Thursday, 26 July 2012 13:17

Escapees Make Court Appearances In Florida

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The two inmates that escaped from a prison in Black River Falls and were arrested in Florida yesterday made their first court appearance in Broward County, Florida today.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012 13:02

Copeland Avenue Bridge Closed

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A three-vehicle accident has closed the Copeland Avenue bridge in La Crosse, as of 1 p.m.  At least one person is thought to be injured.

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The driver was slowing down to a crawl, stopping at unmarked intersections, and spinning his wheels...

Those are the clues that a Sparta policeman used to pull over Paul Olson on suspicion of drunk driving two years ago. Olson claimed that the cop had no good reason to have him arrested, and tried to have his second O-W-I conviction overturned as a result. A Wisconsin appeals court disagrees with Olson. The court upholds the conviction, noting that the officer also smelled alcohol on Olson, heard him slurring his speech, and watched him walk unsteadily.

 

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Too late to sue a Minnesota priest for clergy abuse...

The Minnesota Supreme Court makes that ruling in dismissing a lawsuit filed against a former priest with the Diocese of Winona, Thomas Adamson. James Keenan of Savage, Minnesota says Adamson abused him in the 1980's, and he just remembered the abuse recently. The high court says the statute of limitations expired before Keenan filed his suit. The diocese supports the court ruling, arguing that repressed memories are not generally reliable for making charges of priest abuse.

 

 

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Wednesday, 25 July 2012 21:47

Bangor Post Office Nearly Ready To Reopen

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Residents of Bangor may soon be able to go back to their old post office...

Bangor village president Greg Peterson says renovations at the Post Office are just about complete, and he's just waiting for word from regional postal officials on when that building can reopen. Mold and a mildewy mess led the feds to shut down the post office back in January.  But Peterson says the building's landlord has done the necessary repairs and will pay the bills, thought to total around 100-thousand dollars. Postal services were moved to the Hansen's IGA store shortly after the shutdown.

 

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How much of a part did Christina Lorenz play in the death of a friend and the dumping of his body in La Crosse last August?

Families of Lorenz and victim Tony Du Charme have widely different views, which came out in court yesterday when Lorenz was sentenced to prison. Du Charme's relatives accuse Lorenz of being the main supplier of the drug that killed Tony, and they claim she called the shots on how to dispose of his body. Lorenz's father, Belmont, says police records show those claims are not true.

 

A charge of hiding Du Charme's body was dismissed when Lorenz entered a guilty plea to the homicide charge last April. Another person arrested in the case, Cain Moss, is waiting to be tried for first-degree reckless homicide.

 

 

 

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Wednesday, 25 July 2012 12:37

Report Finds Problems in Recall Election

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No lack of problems around the state in the June 5th recall election.

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The fate of a historic building in La Crosse is still up in the air.

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La Crosse is one of the many metro areas in the state that saw an uptick in unemployment rates last month.

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Shannon, from Catholic Charities, snuck away from handing out school supplies to students at the La Crosse... http://t.co/AgyOBOgL82
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