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How to pay for better roads remains elusive for Wisconsin legislators. The state in recent years has resorted to borrowing money to pay to build or fix roads. A lot...
The search is over...
Somebody has found the Oktoberfest medallion for this year, on the fifth day of the hunt. The name of the finder, and the location where the medallion was hidden, will be made public later today. Last year, the search lasted only four days before the medallion was discovered under a bridge at Houska Park.
After spending two years in county jail for hiding the body of a drug overdose victim, Cain Moss says he's ready for a second chance at life.
But first, Moss will have to serve five more years in a state prison. The 27-year-old La Crosse man was sentenced today for giving drugs to Anthony DuCharme, and for dumping DuCharme's body after he died suddenly in the summer of 2011. Judge Todd Bjerke says prison doesn't necessarily deter people who have been addicted to drugs.
DuCharme's relatives asked for a longer prison sentence for Moss, and Moss's own relatives said that his actions have dishonored the family name.
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Some Oktoberfest medallion hunters have been leaving a mess behind, in their search for the festival prize.
Oktoberfest spokesman Kevin Buelow says people looking for the medallion apparently have caused damage in Riverside Park and the international gardens. City Hall, and Oktoberfest, want searchers to be respectful of public and private property. This year's medallion hunt began Monday morning.