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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...
The city of La Crosse decided to get out of the marathon business this year, but it's working to improve the half-marathon run every May.
Registration for the 13-mile run starts today with the city park department. The marathon and half-marathon were both introduced in 2009 as part of the city Fitness Festival, but coordinator Jessica Robey says La Crosse's odd layout between the river and the bluffs made it hard to host a 26-mile foot race. Besides that, participation in the long race was pretty small.
People signing up now for the half marathon can get in on an early bird entry fee, before the price rises in January.
The pair stopped at the La Crosse Victory Center to thank volunteers who are collecting food for storm victims out East. They are now on their way
Presidential and vice-presidential candidates have made La Crosse a frequent last-minute campaign destination in recent years...
Both Presidents Bush...John Kerry...Dick Cheney...and Joe Lieberman all have stopped in La Crosse in the last week before a presidential election. And you can add Paul Ryan to that list. The V-P hopeful from Janesville drops in on local Republican volunteers today at the La Crosse County GOP office on Copeland Avenue. Ryan's official mission is to thank area volunteers for helping organize storm relief for East Coast residents.