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Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Hudson lacrosse to play for state title
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Carol Johnson, 66
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Karen L. Rada, 77
Carol Johnson, 66
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
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
September 29, 2008
Obama to visit La Crosse on Wednesday
Presidential candidate Barack Obama makes his fourth visit to Wisconsin in six weeks. The Democrat will make an appearance at a rally in La Crosse on Wednesday. The public is welcome to attend the free event on the western side of the state. Obama's last visit to Wisconsin was...
September 29, 2008 - 12:00am