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A second reported dead from heavy rains, mudslides The flooding isn't over yet. ...
Fields, bridges, roads washed out Devastating damage. Heavy rains and flooding has ...
State of emergency declared in several counties It's now a deadly day of flooded ...
State reparations paid for lost livestock at all-time high The Wisconsin DNR is ...
Pilot crashed in Ohio on Tuesday evening BUCYRUS, Ohio -- The La Crosse pilot, who ...

The tale of the tape: When should police videos be released?

23 September 2016
The tale of the tape: When should police videos be released?

Two shootings, two cities, one released video, other didn't

Health insurance rates keep going up in Wisconsin

23 September 2016
Health insurance rates keep going up in Wisconsin

Yet, only 5.7 percent of Wisconsinites remain without health insurance

Seems only Gov. Walker doesn't want a Wisconsin gas tax

22 September 2016
Seems only Gov. Walker doesn't want a Wisconsin gas tax

Walker's plan falls well short of La Crosse County's needs

5% not too much to ask from state agencies

23 September 2016

Apparently, Wisconsin state government is as good a steward of our tax dollars as it can possibly be. At least if you believe the various agencies which make up our...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:06

Viking Cruise Lines Coming

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Viking boats may be coming to La Crosse in a couple of years...not with

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:05

Davids Votes For Flood Bill

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On Monday, the Minnesota House voted 132-0 in favor of a disaster relief

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:03

Bad 20's Going Around

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Someone's floating bad bills in Minnesota. Cops in Winona are looking

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:01

Dells Cops Look For Missing La Crosse Man

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Police in Wisconsin Dells have been looking for a La Crosse man missing for

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 09:24

Study Shows Negatives of Right-to-Work

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 A new study casts doubt on the economic benefits of hurting union

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 09:23

Chase Ends With Tackle, Car on Snowbank

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 09:22

Driver Asleep at the Wheel

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More than a few drunk driving arrests La Crosse police are counting up after

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Monday, 26 January 2015 15:46

Baldwin Ousts Staffer Over Tomah Investigation

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US Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin now admits she could have done more to seek federal action involving the over-prescription of painkillers at the V-A Medical Center in Tomah. In a column submitted to Wisconsin newspapers, Baldwin said her office should have done a better job "listening to and communicating with" a second constituent whom her office was working with on problems at Tomah. Whistle-blower Ryan Honl said he tried working with Baldwin's office, after learning that she stayed publicly silent on a report from the V-A last August that responded to a complaint about the Tomah drug matter as early as last March. This morning, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Baldwin fired her Number-two Wisconsin staffer after she reportedly asked Honl not to expose the matter publicly for fear that she'd get fired. Baldwin defended part of her actions, saying the V-A had not revealed in April or June that its Inspector General's office had uncovered similar problems. She never sought a Senate committee investigation until after the Center for Investigative Reporting recently uncovered that the numbers of prescription pain-killers at Tomah rose 500-percent from 2004-through-2012, even with fewer patients. The center also said a veteran died from an over-prescription. Baldwin said she has spoken with U-S Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald -- and he plans to launch a new investigation into the Tomah facility.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald says he will investigate a Tomah VA medical center that has come under scrutiny for overprescribing opiates.

McDonald says that the probe will look into allegations of overuse of opiates and retaliation against employees.

McDonald says the month-long investigation will begin this week. A 35-year-old former Marine died of an overdose in the hospital's inpatient unit in August.

McDonald says inquiries from Rep. Ron Kind and Sen. Tammy Baldwin brought the issue to his attention. The Wisconsin Democrats wrote to McDonald last week.

Baldwin says in a column published Sunday in newspapers across the state that she took responsibility for not acting sooner in the matter. Baldwin says she should have listened and communicated better with a constituent.

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