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La Crosse introduces new tourism director

29 April 2016
La Crosse introduces new tourism director

Frels, a Midwest native, leaving the lake for some rivers

Gov. Walker wants your resume and cover letter

29 April 2016
Gov. Walker wants your resume and cover letter

Walker taking applicants for state Supreme Court justice opening

New bureau handling officer-involved deaths in Wisconsin

29 April 2016
New bureau handling officer-involved deaths in Wisconsin

DOJ reports 19 cases since 2014 have been requested

Most don't like current system of electing presidents

28 April 2016

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No new referendum on fluoride in Holmen this April...

Village leaders have sent the idea of a referendum to committee, which means there's little chance it would get on the spring ballot. Retiring Holmen trustee Tony Horvath proposed a new referendum, claiming that the village did not follow legal procedure in going ahead with fluoridation after voters said 'yes' in 2008.

 

Another proposal from Horvath was approved by the Holmen board...to switch to a different form of fluoride which he believes may be less harmful.

 

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A beauty pageant winner recently got plenty of public attention just by sitting in the stands at a football game.

The reigning Miss Alabama from the Miss USA Pageant was singled out for compliments by sportscaster Brent Musberger while watching her boyfriend play in the N-C-A-A championship game. Are pageant contestants annoyed by that kind of behavior? Recent Miss America contestant Kate Gorman says, it comes with the territory.  Gorman, from Onalaska, represented Wisconsin at the Miss America finals in Las Vegas last week. She jokes that she hasn't been asked out for dates with college quarterbacks.

 

 

 

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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:32

Minnesota Gun Legislation

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(AP) The first firearms bill introduced in the Minnesota Legislature this session would make it harder for convicted felons who've served their time to regain the right to own a gun. The bill by Sen. Barb Goodwin, DFL-Columbia Heights, would eliminate the right of violent felons to petition courts for restoration of their gun ownership rights. Goodwin wants to transfer responsibility for those decisions to the Board of Pardons. The bill is just one of what could be several proposals to change Minnesota's liberal gun laws.

Rep. Michael Paymar, DFL-St. Paul, wants to require background checks for all Minnesota gun sales, including those at gun shows or between private parties, similar to a proposal from President Barack Obama.

Some gun rights supporters say no new restrictions will pass without a fight.

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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:30

Bridge Finally Going Up

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(AP) After more than 10 years of planning, construction of the new Interstate 90 bridge that crosses the Mississippi River at Dresbach, Minn., is expected to begin Monday.

Transportation officials say the first year of the project won't cause many traffic delays. Interstate 90 will remain open during the four-year project, but various ramps will be closed for months at a time. Project manager Terry Ward says traffic from La Crosse to La Crescent, Minn., on westbound I-90 to southbound Highway 61 will be closed for an extended period of time.

Ward says it's a unique project because of the state line in the middle. The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation coordinated on the $187 million bridge and interchange project.

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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:27

More Troops Coming Home

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(AP) About 130 members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard are coming home. They've been in the U.S. since early last week, but they've been de-mobilizing at a camp in Mississippi. They'll be welcomed back to Wisconsin on Friday afternoon during a celebration in Oshkosh. Most of the troops are part of the Oshkosh-based 1157th Transportation Company.

They spent almost 10 months in Afghanistan conducting convoy-escort missions. They were originally scheduled to deploy to Kuwait for a base security mission but they were reassigned after the Pentagon reallocated its forces.

Gov. Scott Walker and senior Wisconsin Army National Guard leaders will be among those welcoming the troops home. Family and community members are also invited to attend.

The event will be at the Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh.

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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:24

Shilling Likes What Walker Talks

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Two local democratic lawmakers greeted Republican Governor Scott Walker

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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:23

Walker Stops In La Crosse

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Governor Scott Walker made La Crosse a stop on a statewide tour Thursday and

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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:22

Baldwin Tours Gunderson Expansion

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Gunderson Lutheran Health Care got a pat on the back this morning after U.S.

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Cashton Top Vote On Referendum Today

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School Board members in Cashton could decide this

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A Wisconsin Republican slips up and tells the truth, as well. Whoops. https://t.co/pUQsTTWvXO
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Highway 14/61 will now be closed at 9 p.m. tonight through the weekend. Not 5 p.m. Probably smart thinking. https://t.co/aKtzxx2iMz
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Hwy. 14/61 North of La Crescent closing at 5 p.m. today through weekend https://t.co/IirTVPqIvZ
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Traffic accident around 10:30 has closed highway 53 north of Drugan's. Around Hunter's Bridge. Multiple cars.... https://t.co/p2zn67YiYk
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It's Friiiiiiday!! We made it, bundle up and hope for some warm. Mark has the details. It's "Update Day" for RSVP... https://t.co/wlmJmoD9ru

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