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When John Lehman reversed his 2010 election defeat in a recall race last month, he allowed Democrats to regain control of the Wisconsin Senate for the first time in 18 months.

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It's a milestone for the Freedom Honor Flights in the La Crosse area...

The 10th flight from La Crossse to Washington for older veterans happens on Saturday, September 22nd.

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Monday, 16 July 2012 12:14

City Burn Ban Continues

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Nearly two weeks after a burn ban was put into place in La Crosse, the fire department says it will remain.  Despite a little bit of rain over the week-end, the fire department says the burn ban will have to stay in place because of the excessively dry conditions in the city.   All of La Crosse county is in a zone of Very High fire danger, according to the DNR, while counties just to the south and east are considered to be in an Extreme fire danger zone.  The La Crosse burn ban includes fireworks and outdoor fire pits while charcoal and gas grills are still allowed for cooking.

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Monday, 16 July 2012 10:58

Police Get Help in Arrest of Bold Burglars

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Those burglars are getting bold.  La Crosse cops say they've nailed a couple of thugs who let themselves in to an apartment on 11th street in between the UWL campus and downtown early Sunday morning. While there were people inside.   Apparently, the guys who lived in the apartment were sitting out on the deck eating pizza at about one in the morning, looked into the apartment and saw two guys rummaging around inside.  Same guys came out onto the deck and demanded some of the pizza.  A confrontation turned violent quickly.  Cops wound up arresting 23 year-old Anthony Lee and 17 year-old Bret Clark with the help of some good samaritans who happened by at about the time a single officer was wrestling with the two thugs.  Clark and Lee face a number of charges. 

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Monday, 16 July 2012 02:58

Fundraiser For Flags

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They have placed flags on veterans graves for years. But the La Crosse Memorial Day Association's, coffers are running dry. Now, according to Ken Birnbaum, they are holding a fund raiser.

Birnbaum says 125 volunteers flag more than 7 thousand graves every year, and that costs $5 thousand a year. We have an address on our WIZM website in which you can send a donation.

 

 

Anyone interested in making a tax-deductible donation can send it to: Memorial Day Flagging Capital Fund Drive, P.O. Box 489, La Crosse, WI, 54602-0489.

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It's a popular site for band concerts, and performances during Riverfest and the Rotary Lights celebration.

The bandshell in La Crosse's Riverside Park is due for another renovation, according to the man in charge of the park department. Steve Carlyon wants to see the bandshell returned to its original appearance, making it much smaller...the way it was built 100 years ago.

 

Carlyon expects the project to happen in the next year or two. He's taking his cue from the recent rebuilding of the shelter atop Grandad Bluff, to look more like its original design.

 

 

 

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A change of leadership is coming at the Coulee Council on Addictions...

Pat Ruda, the council's director for the last seven years, will leave that job later this month. During Ruda's time in charge of the Coulee Council, the organization took part in the city of La Crosse's efforts to crack down on binge drinking and river drownings. The council's board is now searching for a new agency director.

 

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Friday, 13 July 2012 12:59

Rain Returns To Lax

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A streak of 22 dry days in La Crosse came to an end this morning...

At least six-hundredths of an inch of rain has fallen today at the National Weather Service office in La Crosse...marking the first time since June 20th that more than a trace of rain has been measured in the city. Elsewhere in the county, the town of Holland received half-an-inch of rain since midnight. Spring Grove is the only community in the immediate La Crosse area to get more than an inch of moisture today, with almost three inches recorded by 7 a.m.

 

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Friday, 13 July 2012 12:24

Man Sexually Assaults Elderly Woman

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La Crosse Police are investigating a sexual assault of an elderly southside La Crosse woman. It happened about 3am on June 26th.

Police say while the woman slept in a recliner, a man removed a screen to her apartment, climbed in and sexually assaulted her. Officers used dogs to pick up the scent but lost it at the river backwaters behind Seminary and Woodbridge Court.

The only description the woman could give police was a large male. WIZM news is not releasing the woman's name, age or location where the assault occured.

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