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Dietitian Jennifer Wood of Gunderson Lutheran says the holidays typically encourage people to indulge in high-fat, high-calorie foods that are low in nutrients, and this is also the time we’re most likely to make excuses for skipping exercise.
She says you should keep up your regular exercise during the holidays and accept no excuses. When endorphins are high, you’ll cope better with stress, and regular exercise boosts endorphins.
Holiday travel has been delayed at least this morning for some in the immediate area. Not ice. not snow. But rocks. Falling rocks. A rock slide has covered highway 35 just south of Genoa. Happened sometime overnight, says the Vernon county sheriff's department. They're detouring drivers onto highway 56 in Genoa, higway 82 in De Soto. They expect the mess to be cleaned up sometime later this morning. No injuries occurred because of the slide.
So.........will you be of those shoppers waiting outside of a store at 3am tomorrow morning? Your not alone. Matter of fact.......some folks have been waiting in lines since Tuesday.
Why? They want the hottest items out there this holiday season.
Valley View Mall Manager, Jeff Odem, says some stores at the mall open at 3am tomorrow...some at 5....and three....all various times. He says call your favorite store first....or you may be waiting for a long time to get what you need........IF....it's still on the store shelf.
The number Christmas gift shopped for? Toys.
And to make sure your toys don't end up on that island.......you may want to look for the Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group annual bad toy report. WISPERG features toys that are unsafe....been recalled.....or have other problems associated with them.
It's six for seven in La Crosse. Six people have applied to fill the seat for the vacant seventh district council seat, including one guy who used to sit in that seat on the council and another former council member. Jim Bloedorn was the seventh district council member a couple of years back but didn't run when he opted on a campaign for mayor instead. Jacie Gamroth is the former fifth district council member who now lives in the seventh district. Also applying for the seat are Bob Haavind, Richard Staff, Tim Marshall and Justin Fons. The seventh district council seat was recently vacated by Mike Larsen after apparently suffering some health problems. The person appointed will have to run in April to keep the seat.