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The body of a missing Onalaska man has been found in the lake where he was last seen just before Easter.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says a boater found the body of Todd Gordon on Sunday morning, not far from where he was believed to have fallen into the water.

Deputies say Gordon went missing April 6 when he was trying out his new boat on Red Cedar Lake, northeast of Rice Lake. His boat was found on shore with nobody in it.

Fitzgerald says the boater who discovered Gordon was a private citizen who was helping the sheriff's department with the search.

 

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Aquinas Student Gets Big Honor

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Madeline Haupert, an Aquinas High School Senior, is one of only 16 female athletes in the State of Wisconsin to earn the title WIAA Scholar Athlete. The scholar athletes were chosen from among 800 seniors nominated by 400 high schools. Some of Haupert's accomplishment's...11 varsity letters in cross country, gymnastics and track...a former state champion in track......Aquinas High School Honor Roll and National Honor Society. Madeline will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Sunday, May 6th in Wausau.

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Twenty years ago, Russ Feingold emerged as a surprise winner in the race for U-S Senate in Wisconsin, defeating better-known opponents who attacked each other and ignored him.

Doug La Follette is hoping for that same kind of underdog luck in his campaign for governor this year.

 

Democrat La Follette thinks he has a good chance to beat Walker, if some Republicans and independents vote for him. The secretary of state spent some time in downtown La Crosse this morning, meeting voters on the street and at the public library.

 

 

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Kind Watching Posyal Reform Bill

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The U.S. Senate this week approved a bill that calls for refunding the multi billion overpayment to the United States Postal workers pension fund, closing post offices nationwide, and cutting delivery to 5 days a week within 2 years. Those that voted for it say it's not a bail out. We talked with U.S. Representative Ron Kind of La Crosse about his feelings on the bill.

In the portion of the amendment that addresses processing centers like the one set for closure in La Crosse, the bill requires the postal service to maintain overnight service for items mailed to another address in the same service area. The House has yet to take up the measure and it may be two weeks before they do.

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Some ATC Routes Set

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The American Transmission Company wrapped up their latest round of public meetings last night and spokeswoman Sara Justice says they are still hearing from both sides of the high voltage power line project.

Justice says now the new comments will be taken back to the drawing board as the slim down of projected routes will continue until 2013. Then they will go to the Public Service Commission with their final plans for constructing the lines from north of La Crosse to Madison.

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Think you're paying alot in water and sewer charges now?   Just wait until La Crosse has to upgrade the sewage treatment plant to deal with increased restrictions on phosphorous releases.  It's plenty of equipment and facility upgrades.  Very costly, according to the most recent estimates city water utility manager Mark Johnson has received

 

 

Sewage treatment plant improvements could be required to deal with the phosphorous mandates in just a few years.  

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Kondracki Retirement Today

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Final day on the job for La Crosse's top cop.   Chief Ed Kondracki retires after 19 years.   Although he still has unfinished business.   Especially when it comes to the city's growing drug problem

 

 

Along with his time in the Milwaukee police department, Kondracki has spent a total of 47 years in law enforcement. 

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2 Killed In Crash Were 2009 Holmen High School Grads

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The two men who died in a Holmen accident this morning were Holmen High School graduates. Killed in the crash were 21 year old Samuel Haug and 21 year Ethan Anderson. The crash was reported to police around 6 this morning and happened at County Road XX just south of Briggs Road. The crash was called in around 6 but it may have happened hours earlier. It's not clear who was driving, but the passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was found inside the vehicle. The men were driving north on County Road XX when their vehicle crossed the center line and rolled multiple times. Speed seems to be a factor in the crash. Police are still investigating.

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Lunch Menus Looked At In Minnesota

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(AP) Local school districts are revising their school lunch menus to comply with a new federal law that takes effect in July. Willmar district administrators don't expect changes in their school lunch program will result in a price increase. But, some school board members are concerned it could lead to more wasted food. The new law requires schools to serve more fruits and vegetables and place stricter limits on breads, grains, meats and cheeses. Schools will be required to serve .75 to 1 cup of vegetables and .5 to 1 cup fruit each day. Nutrition director Annette Derouin says she plans to offer a combination of fresh and canned produce. Meat and meat alternatives will be limited to 10 ounces to 12 ounces a week.

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