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Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
Zimmerman checks in with constituents
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Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
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Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
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Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin pooch claims top-dog honors at Westminster; GOP bill would restrict recounts; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK — A German shepherd from southern Wisconsin is the big winner at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Rumor, a 5-year-old female from Kenlyn Kennels in Edgerton, won the "Best in Show" award Tuesday night in the 141st annual event at Madison Square Garden. Kent Boyles...
February 15, 2017 - 9:45am
November 10, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP-controlled legislative agenda takes shape; state voter turnout near 20-year low; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More money for private schools and state highways are among the items on the GOP's plate going into next year's Wisconsin legislative session. That's according to Assembly and Senate leaders who were both given larger Republican majorities in Tuesday's elections. Senate...
November 10, 2016 - 10:20am
July 11, 2016
Wisconsin's battleground status now shaky; Madison protests bring no arrests; feds investigating H-D brakes; 14 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- It's still very early, but the presidential candidates and special interests have stayed away from Wisconsin in their advertising. And it could mean that the state is losing the battleground status it had for the past several White House contests. According to the Milwaukee...
July 11, 2016 - 8:19am
October 1, 2009
La Crosse rescue divers discover submerged car in Mississippi
A La Crosse rescue diving team was in the midst of a training exercise when it found what might have been a stolen car on the bottom of the Mississippi River. The divers were looking for a missing hand-held radio on Tuesday night when they found a black four-door Acura about 30...
October 1, 2009 - 9:44am
September 22, 2009
La Crosse man sentenced in tavern burglary where DNA from chewing tobacco trail helped police
A La Crosse man will spend 7.5 years on probation for a tavern burglary with another man who left a trail of his DNA when he spit chewing tobacco. Joel Cruz, 21, also got 21 more months in prison, for violating his extended supervision for a 2006 auto shop burglary. Cruz and Brian...
September 22, 2009 - 9:52am
September 15, 2009
College roommates face $26,000 in fines for alleged $5 drinking party
Three college roommates in La Crosse face fines totaling $26,000 for an underage drinking party they allegedly hosted during the Labor Day weekend. Police said Lyndon Morris and Dylan Stoffregen, both 20, and Cole Rines, 19, served alcohol to two dozen minors. Each faces a fine...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
August 31, 2009
La Crosse man dies after being hit by train
A La Crosse man died Sunday, after being hit by a train on Friday afternoon. Authorities said Ryan Lange, 26, was on foot when he was hit by a Canadian Pacific freight train in Dresbach, Minn., just northwest of La Crosse. Winona County investigators interviewed several witnesses...
August 31, 2009 - 9:02am
July 8, 2009
ATC studies possible line carrying electricity from La Crosse to Madison
Three companies have spent the last year studying the idea of putting an electric transmission line from La Crosse to Madison. But now, the American Transmission Co., says it's considering an even bigger line along the same route. And it would carry green electricity made by wind...
July 8, 2009 - 9:05am
June 29, 2009
La Crosse authorities defend decision to kill a black bear in city park
Authorities in La Crosse are defending their decision to shoot and kill a 300-pound black bear in a city park during the weekend. Some folks wanted to know why a tranquilizer gun wasn't used to stun the animal. Police Sgt.Gary Hauser said a Department of Natural Resources warden...
June 29, 2009 - 9:00am
June 22, 2009
Free dental clinic set for June 26-27 in La Crosse; 1,200 patients expected
Organizers say the focus of next weekend's free dental clinic in La Crosse is to get people out of pain. It will be like a MASH unit at the Mission of Mercy Friday and Saturday. Around 1,000 volunteers will provide free dental care to an estimated 1,200 people. Treatment offered...
June 22, 2009 - 9:00am
June 8, 2009
Inspectors seek cause of large diesel spill on Mississippi River near La Crosse
Inspectors are still trying to determine what caused the spilling of diesel fuel that spread for six miles on the Mississippi River near La Crosse. The slick was first noticed last Thursday. It happened between Dakota, Minn., and the river's Lock and Dam No. 7 near Dresbach. An...
June 8, 2009 - 9:00am
May 1, 2009
La Crosse Web site shows who's in the slammer
The La Crosse County sheriff now has a Web site that shows you who's in jail and who's wanted for warrants. Those jailed in La Crosse will no longer be able to hide that fact. La Crosse County Sheriff Steve Helgeson has started a Web site called "Who's in Jail." It lists the names...
May 1, 2009 - 9:00am
February 27, 2009
La Crosse area hospitals among those charging Medicare the least
Hospitals in the La Crosse area charged the nation's fourth-lowest prices to Medicare patients and their government program in 2006. That's according to a study by Dartmouth College. It found that Medicare spending in the La Crosse region totaled $5,800 per person, over $350-dollars...
February 27, 2009 - 9:09am
January 16, 2009
Investigators still not sure what caused 2008 La Crosse fatal med-flight crash
The National Transportation Safety Board still cannot say exactly why a medical helicopter crashed last May near La Crosse, killing all three people aboard. The agency said there was heavy fog and rain that night. New reports said two Wisconsin med-flight crews decided not to fly...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Invasive 'jumping carp' found in Mississippi River near La Crosse
The infamous silver carp, or "jumping carp," has been found in the Mississippi River near La Crosse. This is the first confirmed identification...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am