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Community gathers to discuss odd amount of cigarette ads in La Crosse

03 May 2016
Community gathers to discuss odd amount of cigarette ads in La Crosse

Students cleaned up 1,456 cigarette butts in Powell Park last month

Art funding in state among lowest in nation says group

03 May 2016
Art funding in state among lowest in nation says group

Also says La Crosse is known around state for its art 

Racist jokes don't belong at White House

03 May 2016

There is something uncomfortable about watching the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner. And it's not just the room was filled with narcissists pretending to love one another. It was uncomfortable...

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By the time this year's freshmen at UW-La Crosse are ready to graduate, they should see two more new buildings open on campus.

Construction of a student center is set to begin in just over a year, to be followed by an $80 million science hall. Assistant campus planner Scott Schumacher says the actual design phase will take a few more months.  The student union to open in 2015 would replace Cartwright Center, which opened over 50 years ago. The current Cowley science building dates back to the mid-60's.

 

 

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The trial ended nine months ago, but the judge's ruling wasn't ready until today.

Chad Schroeder should learn this afternoon whether he'll be released from prison, or committed to a state hospital. Schroeder already has served about 20 years for forcing underage girls to have sex with him, while he was a teenager in Holmen. The state justice department requested a commitment trial, to determine if Schroeder might commit sex crimes again if he's sent out into the community. Judge Dale Pasell has been weighing a decision since the trial last May.

 

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The trial ended nine months ago, but the judge's ruling wasn't ready until today.

Chad Schroeder should learn this afternoon whether he'll be released from prison, or committed to a state hospital. Schroeder already has served about 20 years for forcing underage girls to have sex with him, while he was a teenager in Holmen. The state justice department requested a commitment trial, to determine if Schroeder might commit sex crimes again if he's sent out into the community. Judge Dale Pasell has been weighing a decision since the trial last May.

 

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 22:45

Council to Vote on Econonic Incentives for Business

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New standards for business development incentives in La Crosse have

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 22:44

Hike in Fees Gets No Endorsement from Council Committee

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At this point, higher building inspection fees in the city of La Crosse have

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 17:07

Guy Busted With Pot At Train Station

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La Crosse Police made a substantial drug bust just outside the Amtrak station in La Crosse today. Reuben Dudenbostel was busted for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver. Dudenbostel was caught with 7.4 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $29 thousand.

 

La Crosse Police acted on a tip from the Amtrak Police in Portland, Oregon that Dudenbostel was acting very suspicious and was traveling to La Crosse. when he got here, Dudenbostel was contacted by La Crosse Police and the Holmen Police Department K-9. The K-9 found the marijuana in a carry on bag in vacuum sealed bags.

 

He's locked up in the La Crosse County jail.

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 10:21

Highway Truck Versus Cattle Trailer

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A Vernon County highway truck collided with a cattle trailer around 12:30

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 10:12

XCEL Turning To More Wind

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(AP) Xcel Energy plans to capitalize on what could be a buyer's market for wind energy this year. The Minneapolis-based utility has told regulators in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas that it will look for up to 200 megawatts of wind power by April 1. The federal tax credit for wind production has been extended to next January.

Xcel regional vice president Laura McCarten says the utility could buy a wind farm outright or just purchase power from it. But McCarten says the utility is under no obligation to buy any wind power if it doesn't find the right deal. Xcel has no need for additional wind power until 2017 at the earliest.

Xcel needs to generate 30 percent of its electricity from renewable resources by 2020.

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 10:08

WISTAX Concerns About State Jobs

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(AP) A new report blames Wisconsin's aging population and lack of business start-ups for job growth that has lagged behind other states since the mid-1990s. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance report shows Wisconsin consistently beat national job growth rates in the late 1980s and early 1990s. But since 1996, the state has outperformed the nation in creating jobs just 27 percent of the time.

Between 2002 and 2011, Wisconsin's growth in workers between 18 and 64 trailed 33 other states. The report says the state's aging population and lack of business start-ups are leaving Wisconsin without enough working-age adults and enough new companies to sustain growth seen in other states.

The alliance found the rate of business start-ups averaged about 2 percent in 2011, ranking Wisconsin 49th among states.

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