Oktoberfest opens in
Local group offering scholarships for houses to certain families in La Crosse Build a house, get a scholarship. 
Plenty of support for cabs, not for pedaling and drinking You'll probably see big pedal-driven cars on the streets
City council votes on DOT's plan next week Hard to complain too much about the plans the DOT has for
Captain Griffith hopes team is ready by spring First, swim 500 yards. Then another 800 with fins, snorkel and mask
Consultant hasn't been very helpful The La Crosse Center needs repair, and that has created a dilemma. Center

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County approves building rennovations

02 September 2015
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Keeps cost under $23 million

Witnesses come forward, man charged with homicide

02 September 2015
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Driver lied about driving, racing down highway

Opinion sways on Obamacare, Wisconsin could use federal money

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 Medicaid money could help those in county jail, says La Crosse supervisor

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Incomplete police chase data raises suspicions

01 September 2015

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Monday, 22 July 2013 11:29

Walker Signs Food Stamp Trafficking Bill

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a measure designed to help crack down on food stamp trafficking.

The bill that passed with bipartisan support in the Legislature would expand definitions in state law of what constitutes illegal food stamp trafficking. Walker signed it privately in the Capitol on Monday.

The law brings Wisconsin into line with the federal government's new expanded definition of food stamp trafficking. That refers to the illegal buying, selling or transferring of food stamp benefits for cash or other unlawful purposes. Trafficking occurs in most cases when food stamp recipients sell their benefit cards online and in the open market and then apply for free replacements.

In any given month about 15 percent of Wisconsin's population, or 850,000 people, receive food stamp benefits.

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Monday, 22 July 2013 11:26

To Wed Or Not To Wed

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota churches are deciding whether or not to perform gay marriage ceremonies with Minnesota's law about to change. Gay marriage becomes legal August 1. One United Methodist minister with a long history on the issue won't be able to perform gay weddings.

Roger Lynn is a retired Methodist pastor who lives north of Brainerd. In 1971, he performed a wedding ceremony for two Minneapolis men whose legal fight to get married was among the nation's first. But after his actions were publicized, the United Methodist Church defined marriage as between a man and woman only.

That church rule still stands today. Lynn says he's disappointed he won't be able to perform any more gay weddings, but doesn't want to risk his pension.

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Monday, 22 July 2013 11:12

Onalaska Tourism Center Back On Track

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The new tourism and culturalk center in Onalaska is rolling along again.

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Monday, 22 July 2013 11:09

State Aid Ripoff's

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Public assistance fraud is growing in Wisconsin and several state senators

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Monday, 22 July 2013 11:08

Super Bug Cases Being Investigated

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Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee has confirmed it has isolated a

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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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