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La Crosse needs ramp workers, not parking coordinator That may be the biggest problem in keeping La Crosse's
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Neighborhood cops thoroughly involved on the beat You'll find plenty of support for new neighborhood cops from one

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Paving begins on key La Crosse streets

Paving is beginning on Second street in downtown La Crosse this morning. Crews are putting down the...

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DOT vs. City Council on Exit 3

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No take-backs on city approval of DOT plans

27 August 2015

The city of La Crosse and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation haven't exactly seen eye to eye lately. In fact, the dispute over the best design for the renovation of...

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Friday, 19 July 2013 16:35

Crash Blocks I-90 Traffic At Exit 2

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A big traffic tie-up on I-90 north of La Crosse this afternoon, if you're headed toward Minnesota...

All westbound lanes on the interstate are blocked because of a multi-car accident near Exit 2 on French Island. The DOT reports that cars are backed up as much as three miles. It could take until about 5:30 to clear the scene.

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Friday, 19 July 2013 11:22

Police Search For Missing Woman

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Wisconsin Rapids Police are looking for a A 34 year old La Crosse woman has been missing since Tuesday and police are asking for your help in finding her.

Jennifer Wilson told her family she was leaving La Crosse Tuesday night to head to Wisconsin Rapids but as of noon Thursday, she was a no show. Police say Wilson might have stopped to visit friends in La Crosse. She walks with a cane and is driving a 2004 beige Chevy Malibu.

If you have any info, contact the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

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Friday, 19 July 2013 10:48

Fort McCoy Wish List

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With more construction coming to Fort McCoy soon, we asked base spokesperson,

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The La Crosse County Board takes a big step toward selling the old courthouse...

By an 18-to-5 vote, the board decided last night to accept a 250-thousand dollar offer from two developers who want to turn the Administrative Center into a college dorm. But that doesn't mean the sale is final. Thursday's vote opens the door to negotiations with the developers, which could take weeks or months. Some opponents of the sale argue that the county is 'fast-tracking' the deal, with supervisor Ralph Geary calling the six-figure offer 'ridiculously low.' Backers of the plan point out that the dorm offer is the only offer the county has received for the 50-year-old building.

 

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They don't like the decision, but they'll go ahead with it...

Leaders of La Crosse County are getting ready to allow former Sheriff's Deputy Trisha Stratman to return to work at the end of this month. Stratman was fired almost two years ago, after causing a collision that killed a teenage driver near Holmen. County corporation counsel David Lange says there didn't appear to be any solid grounds to appeal the decision to return Stratman to her job. Last night's announcement fell on the third anniversary of the accident in which Brandon Jennings died. Stratman was acquitted of reckless homicide in a trial a year after the crash.

 

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 16:57

Portable Classrooms Coming To La Crosse

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Movement continues on La Crosse's Northside as portable classrooms are being

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 16:56

Is Electron Here To Stay!

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You'd think the La Crosse Police Department would take kindly to anyone

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:31

Unemployment In Minnesota Looks Brighter

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota's unemployment rate is continuing its downward trend.  The Department of Employment and Economic Security announced Thursday that the state had a 5.2 percent jobless rate in June. That's a tenth of a percent lower from where it was in May.

The department says Minnesota employers added 400 jobs in June. That was thanks to a 2,500-job increase in the private sector, which was offset by a 2,100-job loss in government employment.

The state has added 54,100 jobs in the last year, for a growth rate of 2 percent. The U.S. growth rate during that time was 1.7 percent.

Minnesota's economy has consistently outperformed that of the U.S., which in May had a 7.6 percent unemployment rate. Minnesota has now regained 95 percent of the jobs lost during the recession.

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:30

Ball Attacker Busted

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) The fourth and final person charged in an attack on former Badgers running back Montee Ball is in custody. Twenty-eight-year-old Karlis Griffin was arrested on a warrant in Chicago last week. Griffin is in the Dane County Jail.

A criminal complaint says Griffin stomped on Ball's head during last summer's attack as Ball was walking home with three friends in Madison at bar time. Ball suffered a concussion and says he doesn't remember the attack. Griffin has a prior felony battery conviction in Wisconsin.

Ball was taken in the second round of the National Football League draft by the Denver Broncos.

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