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You can stop speculating about Ron Kind running for governor of Wisconsin next year.
The La Crosse Congressman tells reporters that he doesn't plan to challenge Scott Walker in the 2014 election. Kind has been mentioned frequently as a possible Democratic candidate for governor. But while attending the state Democratic convention over the weekend, Kind said he was keeping his options open for a possible challenge to Republican Senator Ron Johnson in 2016.
The body of a 61-year-old man was found in the Bluff Slough on Saturday afternoon, along Green Island. The man's identity has not been released yet. The La Crosse Fire Department was called out when an empty fishing boat was seen on the water. The body was found shortly after 2:30 p.m.
A real scandal, or a witch hunt?
Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz thinks the public may be getting tired of scandals and investigations in Washington. But Democrat Walz says certain issues, such as the government checking the internet and phone calls, should be looked into, because at the end of any investigation that's dismissed as a "witch hunt," "there might be a witch." Walz tells us he has been concerned about excessive intrusions on personal property by both the Bush and Obama administrations.
They want to join the ranks of Holmen, Bangor, and West Salem...
Leaders of the town of Onalaska are ready to seek village status. The Onalaska town board got the green light to pursue incorporation in a closed session on Thursday. Town chair Rolly Bogert says he's hearing unanimous support from town residents for the move. One big reason for incorporation would be to maintain the community's tax base. The effort comes after a controversial vote by Holmen to annex a church that has been in the village of Onalaska.