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There are still lessons to be learned from the tornado that tore through La Crosse two years ago today...

According to county emergency management boss Keith Butler, one such lesson is not to have multiple command posts set up during a disaster. He says it's easier to have the leaders of the emergency operation all located in one place.  Butler says the command staff was spread out during the 2011 tornado, because the twister caused major damage over a couple of miles between the river and the bluffs.  He's concerned that warning time about the tornado was short, since the storm traveled over lots of uninhabited land in Minnesota before crossing the river into Wisconsin.

 

 

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A new library and police station could be in Holmen's future soon...

The Holmen village board voted this week to proceed with plans for two new community buildings near Halfway Creek Park. That's one building each for the public library, now located in an old grocery store, and the police department, which is now at the village hall. Village president Nancy Proctor says an architect has been asked to make modifications on those plans, and bring them back to the board at its June meeting.

 

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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 11:47

Ho-Chunk Come Up Big in Camera Fundraising

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A hundred thousand dollar donation from the Ho-Chunk nation to help speed

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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 11:09

Baldwin Makes Maiden Remarks

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin delivered her first Senate floor
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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:34

Styx And .38 Special Highlight Army Concert Tour

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US Army Entertainment and Fort McCoy Family and Morale, Welfare, Recreation present the Army Concert Tour featuring classic rock entertainment to include Styx, 38 Special and a special guest to be announced at a later date.
The concert is scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Constitution Park, Fort McCoy. More information will be released about Ticket Kickoff as it becomes available. For more information about the concert, call the Concert Hotline at 877-864-4969. To make camping reservations, please contact Pine View Campground on Fort McCoy on the web at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/mccoyrectrac.html or by calling 800-531-4703 or 608-388-3517. For concert overflow sites only...book Aug 14-16 for a special price...Camper Sites $75 (Military/DoD $60) and Tent Sites $45 (Military/DoD $30).

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Attorney Busted For Theft

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Criminal charges have been filed against former Decorah, Iowa attorney David Strand. He's being charged with first degree theft and a charge of commission of specified unlawful activity. Bond has been set at $50 thousand in the case.

Strand is accused of taking more than $10 thousand from an attorney trust account that was set up for an estate. Strand is also accused of stealing money from July of 2009 through September of 2012.

Last September the Iowa Supreme Court suspended Strand's law license.

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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:05

Winona Airport To Become Construction Site Soon

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Winona assistant city manager for public works Keith Nelson says if the

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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:05

Fest Announcement.....Right Timing

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The famous Oktoberfest celebration in La Crosse will move to a 4 day format

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All Lies Says Minnesota State Rep.

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A Youtube video that is growing in popularity consists of what many say is

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