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Longtime UW-L coach Pat Healy retiring after NCAA championships this weekend

26 May 2016
Longtime UW-L coach Pat Healy retiring after NCAA championships this weekend

Coach will probably not give his team the "Win one for the gipper" speech

Trump, Sanders may debate before California primary

26 May 2016
Trump, Sanders may debate before California primary

Trump brought it up on TV, Sanders tweeted "Game on"

Onalaska school board meeting gets awkward with arguments

25 May 2016
Onalaska school board meeting gets awkward with arguments

Heated arguments occur between new member Speed and others

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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Friday, 01 February 2013 10:58

Dont Talk Trash About The DOC

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(AP) Wisconsin Corrections Secretary Ed Wall is warning employees of his department they could lose their job if they spread what he calls ``false or malicious information'' about the agency. An email provided to The Associated Press by a Corrections employee and confirmed as authentic by the department shows Wall sent the message on Monday.

Wall writes he is disturbed about rumors floating around the 10,000-employee agency that it may be opening a new prison or privatizing operations. He says those rumors are baseless and says ``people who are involved in spreading that rumor should stop immediately.''

He says doing so is a workplace violation that will be ``strictly enforced.''

Wall adds, ``Improper use of email causes problems and has cost people their jobs. Please don't be one of them.''

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Friday, 01 February 2013 10:57

Walker Still Has Cash

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(AP) Gov. Scott Walker raised nearly $474,000 in the six months after he won his recall election in 2012.

Walker reported Thursday that he raised that much between July 1 and the end of the year. While significant, it pales in comparison to the $29.5 million he raised in the first half of the year as the June recall election loomed. Walker entered this year with nearly $794,000 cash on hand.

Even though the recall is behind him, Walker faces his regularly scheduled re-election campaign in less than two years. He will enter that race with a significant cash advantage over whichever Democratic candidate emerges.

Walker made his summary page available late Thursday. His full report showing individual contributions was not immediately available on the state elections board website.

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Friday, 01 February 2013 10:54

Monumental Mayo Move

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Mayo Clinic and the State of Minnesota have announced a bold initiative to

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Friday, 01 February 2013 10:54

Students Spending The Cash

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International student numbers at UW-L places the campus third among UW

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Friday, 01 February 2013 10:50

4 Teens Injured After Driving Into Cranberry Marsh

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Four teenagers are injured after plunging their car into a cranberry marsh. The Monroe County Sheriff's Department says the crash happened just before 5 p.m. last night. Deputies say the teens were driving on a private cranberry marsh looking for a fishing hole, and did not realize the trail had turned, when they hit a deep ditch.

One passenger, 17 year old Victor Pennington of Tomah, has been transferred to a La Crosse hospital with critical injuries. Naomi Hatfield of Tomah, Brandon Gebhardt of Warrens, and Ashley Tanner of Oakdale, all 17, are hospitalized at Tomah Memorial Hospital for their injuries.

None of the passengers were wearing seatbelts.

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Friday, 01 February 2013 10:48

Man Wanted By Police Finally Found

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A man is behind bars after police say he illegally took his two year old son nearly four months ago. Altoona police say they found and arrested 35 year old Kevin Tadder last night in Altoona. Police say the toddler was found unharmed.

Police say Tadder took his son in September after a court ordered him not to have custody.

Altoona police worked with the Juneau County Sheriff's Office and Mauston Police Department to find Tadder who had multiple warrants.

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Minnesota may be helping Wisconsin attract more jobs, according to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

Not that the Gopher State is trying to help its neighbor...but Walker says, Minnesota policies should make Wisconsin more appealing to businesses, because that state's governor plans to raise taxes.

 

Speaking to reporters in La Crosse yesterday, the governor said again that his upcoming budget bill will include tax cuts to stimulate job growth.  Walker brought new Economic Development director Reed Hall with him to La Crosse, to meet Mayor Matt Harter and business leaders.

 

 

 

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Planting dozens of ash trees in the town of Onalaska years ago may have been a 'mistake,' according to one of the men who helped make it happen.

John Haese is now helping the town treat those trees with chemicals, to keep the trees from being killed by the emerald ash borer. Haese says town leaders should have planted a wider variety of trees in the past...and he's urging them to do that now.  The ash borer has not been detected yet in the town of Onalaska. Haese is planning to use the chemical treatment on the ash trees for the second straight year.  He says the ash borer was not a threat in the U.S. until it was brought here from other countries about 10 years ago.

 

 

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Thursday, 31 January 2013 11:50

Snow Disposal Emergency Tonight Could Lead to Towing

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La Crosse's first ever snow disposal emergency tonight can largely be blamed

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