Oktoberfest opens in
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
Obama says too late to reverse global warming It may be time to stop denying global warming, or climate change.

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

DNR fish consumption advisory relased

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DNR fish consumption advisory relased

Among recommendations, eat less predator fish

School starts Tuesday, watch for school crossings

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Crossings are same intersections as last year

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Monday, 13 May 2013 12:25

United Way Names New Director

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Great Rivers United Way has announced that Mary Kay Wolf is the organization’s new Executive Director. Wolf’s expected start day is Monday, June 17th. Wolf will be leaving the YWCA of the Coulee Region where she has served as the Executive Director since 2008.

 

Prior to the YWCA, Wolf worked for Family and Children’s Center as their Marketing and Communications Manager.

 

Currently Great Rivers United Way is gearing up for the 2013-2014 campaign season which will begin during Pacesetter Kickoff, set for July 17th.

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June A Busy Month in La Crosse

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No entertainment this year at the BASMASTERS Elite fishing tournament in La

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A La Crosse man begins his recovery today from head wounds from a crow bar

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Monday, 13 May 2013 10:04

Drug Dog Helps Nab Teen Overnighting at OHS

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An Onalaska student opted not to go home after school on Friday.  And

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A no wake zone on the Mississippi off of Riverside Park in La Crosse isn't

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Just when municipalities in Wisconsin had figured out a new revenue stream,

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Monday, 13 May 2013 09:19

Lawmakers In High Gear

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota lawmakers are bearing down for the legislative session's homestretch. Monday marks one week until the mandatory adjournment deadline. Much is left to do.

The House and Senate still need to pass compromise bills to comprise the state's next two year budget. Along the way, they are likely to pass tax increases on top earners and smokers. An alcohol tax increase is also in play as are revisions to the state sales tax.

On the spending side, the budget is likely to feature new dollars for education, including funds to help schools provide all-day kindergarten statewide.

The week was to start with another high-profile issue at the forefront. The Senate was voting Monday on whether to send a bill legalizing gay marriage to a supportive Gov. Mark Dayton.

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61 Year Old Robs Kid Who Mows Lawns

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) A 61-year-old Iowa City man has been accused of robbing a boy who was looking for lawns to mow.

The boy was knocking on doors Sunday to inquire about doing the yard work when he met Kevin Shannon at one house. Police say Shannon gave the boy $10 and told the boy he was an undercover police officer.
Police say Shannon later got in his vehicle and drove up to the boy, pulled out a gun and demanded the boy return his money. The boy wasn't injured.

Officers arrived soon and arrested Shannon. He faces several charges, including felony theft, driving while intoxicated, and impersonating a public official.

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Helmet Debate Still Out There

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) A motorcycle rights group has a lot of power in the debate over whether motorcyclists should wear a helmet.

Wisconsin is coming off its deadliest year for motorcyclists in a generation. Three in four of those riders who were killed did not wear a helmet. Wisconsin hasn't required adult motorcyclists to wear a helmet in decades, thanks in large part to the robust lobby of ABATE of Wisconsin. It describes itself a motorcycle rights and safety organization. ABATE spokesman Dean Bartosh says riders should be able to choose what they wear when the ride.

Jackie Gillan, president of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, says taxpayers ultimately pay the costly and lifelong price of un-helmeted riders' brain injuries.

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