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Thank you, Mr. Kennedy. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Director Kevin Kennedy has stepped down from that position after decades overseeing Wisconsin's election and ethics laws. Kennedy didn't so much step...
Stay home if you can. That's the word from 3 local County Highway Commissioners this morning as blowing and drifting snow is playing havoc with snowplow drivers.
In La Crosse County, Ron Chamberlain says plows have been out since 3:30 this morning and most roads are being reported as snow covered and slick.
In Monroe County, Jack Dittmar, says they have been out since 1 this morning but drifting is the major concern now....especially on ridge roads. And in Winona County, Aaron Lefee tells us that they have been attacking the snow since 4.......and again blowing and drifting is the concern for the rest of today.
At the La Crosse Airport.....both flights out this morning are on time.
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Roads in the area are being reported as snow covered and slick so far this morning. I-90 from Tomah to La Crosse is reported as snow covered and slick in spots as is Highway 16 from Sparta to La Crosse.
Highway 53 into La Crosse has quite a bit of slow traffic this morning and 53 to Galesville is reported as very slick. County Highway B in Monroe County has already had several areas of drifting snow onto the highway.
Road crews in the area have been out for about 3 hours now.....there main concern for the rest of today is blowing and drifting snow which could, at times, produce white out conditions.
(AP) Gov. Scott Walker is readying the troops as a strong winter storm makes its way to Wisconsin. Walker Wednesday declared a State of Emergency as the storm advances toward the Badger State. The order mobilizes state resources, including the Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin National Guard, the State Patrol and other agencies. The State Patrol is recommending against travel during the storm.
Forecasters say the storm will include blizzard conditions. The heaviest snow is expected to arrive after midnight and continue throughout the day on Thursday. Wind gusts of up to 45 mph by Thursday afternoon should make travel treacherous.
The National Weather Service posted blizzard warnings for at least eight south central counties for Thursday afternoon.
A three-way agreement for fire protection in one part of La Crosse County is still under dispute...
The town of Onalaska remains unsatisfied with a funding formula for the Holmen Fire District, requiring the town to split costs evenly with Holmen and the town of Holland. Holmen village president Nancy Proctor wants to see all three communities reach agreement, for the good of everyone.
The fire district board meets tomorrow night. Onalaska town leaders argue that they pay too much money into the system, compared to the number of fire calls they have.