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La Crosse introduces new tourism director

29 April 2016
La Crosse introduces new tourism director

Frels, a Midwest native, leaving the lake for some rivers

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29 April 2016
Gov. Walker wants your resume and cover letter

Walker taking applicants for state Supreme Court justice opening

New bureau handling officer-involved deaths in Wisconsin

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DOJ reports 19 cases since 2014 have been requested

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Friday, 01 March 2013 11:42

More Lottery Tickets Coming

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) State revenue officials say sales of $30 scratch-off lottery tickets are doing well in other states, so why not add it in Wisconsin?

The Department of Revenue wants to add the ticket after the new fiscal year starts July 1. The department's report to the Legislature's budget committee doesn't say what the payout on a $30 ticket would be, but notes that about 75 percent of sales would go to winners.

The state lottery had a record-setting year ending June 30 with sales of more than $547 million. Sales are projected to decrease slightly in the next fiscal year to about $540 million.

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Friday, 01 March 2013 11:39

Gun Talks In Minnesota

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a proposal to require background checks on all firearm purchases probably lacks support to become Minnesota law. Bakk, a Cook Democrat, said Friday that opposition from Republicans and fellow rural Democrats will make it ``tough to get the votes to pass that.''

Bakk says he supports requiring background checks for firearm purchases at gun shows, but doesn't think the same should be required of personal transfers.

Rep. Michael Paymar, a St. Paul Democrat, has unveiled a bill to reduce gun violence. The bill's background check proposal only exempts relatives from being required to get a permit to transfer weapons. It does not include bans on assault weapons or high-capacity ammunition magazines.

Republicans say his bill won't have the votes to pass.

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Friday, 01 March 2013 11:34

Wisconsin Budget Battle

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Even with massive federal spending cuts impending, Wisconsin officials say they need to know more before deciding how to deal with it. Gov. Scott Walker's spokesman Cullen Werwie says the state is waiting for more information on the cuts before gauging any actual impact statewide.

White House budget officials say that for Wisconsin, the mandatory cuts could mean fewer meat inspectors, air control towers and military personnel, less environmental protection funding and school aid, among other things.

President Barack Obama blamed Republican lawmakers Friday for failing to stop the automatic spending cuts that are to begin kicking in later in the day, calling the cuts ``dumb, arbitrary.'' Republicans say the fault is Obama's, for insisting that increased taxes be part of the resolution.

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Friday, 01 March 2013 11:32

Kind Not Hopeful About Sequester

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According to the Budget Control Act of 2011, sequestration will cut $85

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Winona State Rep Gene Pelowski's House Higher Education Finance and Policy

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Friday, 01 March 2013 11:30

Doyle Bills Applauded

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2 bills passed in Madison Thursday, co-sponsored by Democrat Steve Doyle,

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Friday, 01 March 2013 10:51

Farmer May Have to Answer to Long Voting History

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We've learned this week that one of La Crosse's mayoral candidates has a

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The process of handing over marsh land to the DNR will likely take several

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Friday, 01 March 2013 10:41

Road Closure in La Crosse

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Update: Road re-opened

 

La Crosse Police say Mormon Coulee Road has been closed southbound due to a vehicle crash until further notice.  The closure runs form Calvert Road to the 14/61/35 split.

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A Wisconsin Republican slips up and tells the truth, as well. Whoops. https://t.co/pUQsTTWvXO
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Highway 14/61 will now be closed at 9 p.m. tonight through the weekend. Not 5 p.m. Probably smart thinking. https://t.co/aKtzxx2iMz
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Hwy. 14/61 North of La Crescent closing at 5 p.m. today through weekend https://t.co/IirTVPqIvZ
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Traffic accident around 10:30 has closed highway 53 north of Drugan's. Around Hunter's Bridge. Multiple cars.... https://t.co/p2zn67YiYk
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