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Med. examiner: La Crosse Man who drowned heavily intoxicated

Med. examiner: La Crosse Man who drowned heavily intoxicated

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – La Crosse County’s medical examiner says a man who drowned in the Black River was heavily intoxicated. The body of 23-year-old Shalim Augustine of La Crosse was found in the river last Friday. He had been missing for several days. Medical examiner Tim Candahl says Augustine’s blood alcohol content was […]

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Richland Center to break ground on new Treatment Plant

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The City of Richland Center is hosting a Ground Breaking Ceremony to celebrate the commencement of construction of the City’s new Wastewater Treatment Facility, and the expansion of services residents on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The current facility was constructed in 1939 and updated in 1974. The City has been experiencing issues with ground water […]

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Kwik Trip Pledges $25,000 to Habitat for Humanity   ReStore Capital Campaign

Kwik Trip Pledges $25,000 to Habitat for Humanity ReStore Capital Campaign

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, Wisconsin—Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area is delighted to announce that Kwik Trip, Inc. has pledged $25,000 over the next three year to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Capital Campaign. This generous donation will help Habitat for Humanity and ReStore pay for and relocate to their newly purchased building located at 3181 Berlin […]

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Body of WWII soldier passes through Wisconsin

Body of WWII soldier passes through Wisconsin

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

VIROQUA, Wis. (AP) – A body of World War II soldier mistakenly buried in a German cemetery made a stop in Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports a horse-drawn funeral carriage delivered Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon to a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Viroqua Friday. Several dozen turned out to pay their respects to […]

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La Crosse woman now faces felony in dog’s death

La Crosse woman now faces felony in dog’s death

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – A La Crosse woman now faces a felony charge in the death of an aged basset hound owned by her ex-boyfriend. Selina Boulton was charged in December with two misdemeanors but prosecutors elevated the charges on Friday. The La Crosse Tribune reports the 32-year-old is now charged with mistreatment of […]

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Western Awarded $35,250 in Funding from Insurance Company

Western Awarded $35,250 in Funding from Insurance Company

| August 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College received $35,250 in funding from Districts Mutual Insurance (DMI) – a municipal mutual insurance company founded by the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). DMI has a long and successful history of helping WTCS colleges mitigate and eliminate risk. Of the $35,250, $1,000 will be put toward a one-year […]

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(Audio) Full interview with U.S. Senator Baldwin who stopped in our studios this week

(Audio) Full interview with U.S. Senator Baldwin who stopped in our studios this week

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

   

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Pilot injured when helicopter crashes in Monroe County

Pilot injured when helicopter crashes in Monroe County

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A pilot was injured when a helicopter doing some crop dusting crashed in a field in Monroe County Thursday morning. Sheriff Peter Quirin says the pilot was crop dusting around 10:30 a.m. near Tunnel City when he experienced some trouble with his chopper and went down in a cornfield in a rural area near east […]

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Update-Lancaster man now charged in Grant County with homicide

Update-Lancaster man now charged in Grant County with homicide

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Criminal charges have been filed in La Crosse County against a man accused of killing a cab driver and leading police on a high-speed chase. Prosecutors say Timmy Johnson Jr. admitted killing 79-year-old Merle Forbes in June after calling him for a cab ride near the University of Platteville. Johnson […]

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6 Wisconsin health care systems form partnership

6 Wisconsin health care systems form partnership

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Six major Wisconsin health care organizations are forming a partnership to reduce costs and improve care. Gundersen Health System Vice President Mark Platt says the partnership is not a merger. The six organizations will remain separate but they may work together to buy equipment or hire information technology services so […]

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