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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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The Monroe County Sheriff's Department has made an arrest in a two year old vehicular homicide case. At the time of the accident, in 2009, it couldn't be determined who the driver of the car was. A combination of DNA evidence, and witnesses in the investigation allowed detectives to make an arrest. Until today. 26 year old Jason Schodeberg was arrested for killing his brother in a car crash in July of '09. He is being held in the Monroe County Jail pending a bond hearing on Monday.

 

The accident occurred in front of a residence on Highway 33 in Cashton. Detectives were able to establish that Schodeberg was the driver of the vehicle that killed his brother, Glenn , who was 30 at the time of the crash. They say alcohol was involved. Schodeberg was arrested with a charge of Homicide by Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

The District Attorney's Office will determine actual charges in the matter.

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Eric Koula's defense team is preparing to appeal his murder conviction...

The defense attorneys are speaking publicly for the first time since Wednesday's verdict, when a jury found Koula guilty of killing his parents at their Barre Mills home in May of 2010.  Attorney Keith Belzer says the motion to appeal will wait until after the sentencing in August. While the prosecution argued that Koula shot his parents to get money, the defense said Koula loved his mother and father, and was not in financial trouble.  Belzer says Koula is 'devastated' by the verdict, and the attorneys still believe Koula is innocent.

 

 

 

 

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Friday, 29 June 2012 09:50

Huge Crowds For SCOTUS Ruling

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It's being called a win for Americans and President Obama. The Surpreme Court ruling today ruling upholding most of Obama's health care reforms. Outside the Supreme Court Chambers this morning...............................

Meanwhile, Governor Scott Walker says Wisconsin will not proceed with implementing the federal health care overhaul despite the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the central part of the federal law.

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Friday, 29 June 2012 09:49

Kind Says Both Sides Need To Work On Health Law

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In what's being called a dramatic victory for President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court upheld the 2010 health care law Thursday, preserving Obama’s landmark legislative achievement. Congressman, Ron Kind, says just because the Supreme Court made a ruling doesn't mean that democrats and republicans can't work together to make the law work.

The decision Thursday virtually guarantees the health care law will remain at the forefront of the 2012 campaign.

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Twenty-six states, including Wisconsin, went to court to say individuals cannot be forced to have insurance, a product they may neither want nor need. And they argued that if that provision is unconstitutional, the entire law must go. Well the law stays for now according to the Surpreme Court, In Wisconins, Governor Scott Walker, has vowed not to implement it until after the November elections. The governor hopes the next president and Congress will repeal the law. Not good enough says Erpenbach.

Critics say the provision gives the government too much power over what they say should be a personal economic decision.

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Friday, 29 June 2012 09:46

Billings Named To Special Training Program

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La Crosse state lawmaker, Jill Billings, has been chosen as an up-and-coming leader by her peers to participate in a training program designed to further develop leadership skills, and
analyze a variety of public policy issues, including the economy, economic development and corrections. Billings says not a lot of people are selected for the training.

Since 1995 more than 575 lawmakers have graduated from the Bowhay Institute, including Senator Jennifer Shilling, who attended in 2001.

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Wisconsin certainly did have job growth last year.  It was just pretty anemic.  That's the evaluation of the feds this week in revised job totals.  Real numbers on job growth show the state adding 20 thousand jobs last year.  One of the worst rates in the nation.  High time for governor Walker to call a special jobs session for the legislature, says Onalaska state rep, Steve Doyle.

 

 

Initial estimates had pegged Wisconsin with thirty thousand jobs losses until the feds revised those estimates sharply upward. 

 

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Throughout the Eric Koula murder trial in La Crosse, the defense argued that unknown professional killers might have shot Eric's parents two years ago.

 

Defense witnesses talked about suspicious people watching the neighborhood where Dennis and Merna Koula lived. Now that Eric Koula has been convicted of murdering his parents, La Crosse County Sheriff Steve Helgeson believes that the neighborhood may be a little more at ease. The sheriff realizes that those neighbors were quite worried in the weeks following the double murder.

 

Eric Koula was arrested eight weeks after the shootings, and was convicted in court this week. Helgeson describes the investigation leading to the arrest as 'remarkably quick.'

 

 

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Thursday, 28 June 2012 13:09

June 28th 2012

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