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NFL 53-man roster cut deadline 3 p.m. Saturday In trying to make the Minnesota Vikings roster, Isaac Fruechte made
Full city council to vote on mayor's plan next week La Crosse mayor Tim Kabat will have to find some other windmill
Police caution not to expect constant coverage New body cameras are expected any day now for the La Crosse police
Council voting on mutual-aid agreement this month amongst departments For the first time ever, there will be a
Friday and Saturday, perhaps try avoiding campus New and returning UW-La Crosse students will be moving into campus

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Mutual aid agreement to benefit all of La Crosse County

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Good things can happen when people, and communities, work together. That's why there is much excitement about a new mutual aid agreement being developed among fire departments in La Crosse...

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 15:37

Postman Guilty Of Stealing Mail

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A 50 year old postal worker has pleaded guilty to stealing items from people's mail he was supposed to deliver. 50 year old Robert Ernstes of Melrose made the plea Wednesday in a federal courtroom  in Madison. Ernstes was caught last year after a postal customer said that money was missing several greeting cards he was sending to family members.

 

 

Police found that only Ernstes would have handled the cards. He was caught when a test piece of mail was sent in last year. Ernstes took the mail home with him......and a search of his car, home, and garage turned up some 9 thousand pieces of mail dating back to November, 2008. Ernstes faces 5 years in prison and hefty fines when sentenced in May.

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'You're going to...die now.'

According to a criminal complaint, that's what an Onalaska man said to his girlfriend as he tried to choke her last month. Amberique Winters pleads 'not guilty' to charges of strangulation and battery, resulting from fights with the victim. No trial date has been set. The woman claims Winters attempted to strangle her, struck her face, and dragged her around her house by her wrists. He reportedly threatened to kill her if she saw other men.

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 13:04

Wisconsin City Has Position La Crosse Could Consider

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Having one person lead the police and fire departments?  Who's ever heard of such a thing?  They have in Oconomowoc.  One of the few cities in Wisconsin who have one public safety director in charge of police and fire, something that La Crosse mayor Matt Harter wants to study as an option.  And it's a pretty good option, says Oconomowoc administrator, Diane Gard

 

 

Mayor Harter would like to hold off on hiring a new permanent police chief until the idea of combining the leadership of police and fire can be studied. 

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 13:02

Police Write Dozens of Tickets for Pot Possession

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When the La Crosse city council approved a new ordinance regarding marijuana possession, the police chief wasn't happy about it.  Last summer, police chief Ed Kondracki said his officers didn't want the ability to write tickets for marijuana possession and warned about a perception of drug tolerance because of the drug.  Although the last part might be hard to quantify, the count on the marijuana possession tickets is easy to measure.  Police say 64 have been cited for marijuana possession since the new law went into effect.  118 have been arrested for misdemeanor possession during the same period of time. 

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 11:25

Student Arrested For Death List

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Seems as though bullying was behind the arrest of  a 16 year old Sparta student Wednesday.

Kass says the list consisted of 26 names and mentioned bringing a handgun to school. Kass tells WIZM news that the student made the list after he was being bullied at school.
Since taken into custody, the student is being detained outside of Monroe County while he undergoes a mental health evaluation.

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Our winter without much snow probably will be followed by a spring without flooding...

Forecasters at the weather service office in La Crosse say the area has received one to two inches of precipitation this week, slightly raising the chance of flooding. But the long-range prediction is for a 'less than normal' risk of high water. In La Crosse, the chance is 30 per cent below normal, with the Mississippi barely expected to reach 7 feet. Flood stage is 12 feet. There's a 50 per cent chance of flooding on the Black River at Galesville, and also a good possibility of flooding along the Kickapoo in Crawford County.

 

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 10:41

Year Of The Veteran

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Governor Scott walker used his weekly radio address to talk about the state's 400 thousand veterans and ways they will be honored this year. He calls it....The Year of The Veteran.

State agencies will hold at least 15 veteran specific job
fairs and four employer education symposiums to point out the benefits of hiring veterans and a new website has been created to centralize resource support for vets and their families. It's year of the veteran dot com.

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 09:24

Where Did My Sample Go!

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More drama in the Ryan Braun drug testing case. Dino Laurenzi Jr., the guy who handled MIlwaukee Brewers outfielder, Ryan Braun's questionable urine sample, said Tuesday that at the time of the test, he obtained a signature from the NL MVP, stipulating that the samples were capped and sealed in his presence. Braun explains where it should have gone from there.

Laurenzi Jr. said he did exactly what he was supposed to do. Braun said because of the delay, the testing was fatally flawed. Braun tested positive in October for elevated testosterone, and ESPN revealed the positive test in December. His case marked the first time a baseball player has successfully challenged a drug related penalty in a grievance.

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 09:23

Will 11 X 15 Fly!

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11 thousand Wisconsin prisoners would be released into treatment programs by 2015 if a group of religious leaders has their way. But La Crosse County D.A. Tim Gruenke says most prisoners are behind bars for a reason.

Organizers of the campaign, led by an umbrella organization for faith based coalitions in Wisconsin called WISDOM, haven't suggested legislative or policy changes so far.

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