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Local State Senator elected to leadership position

Local State Senator elected to leadership position

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Democrats have chosen Jennifer Shilling as the new state Senate minority leader. Senate Democrats met for the first time Wednesday after Republicans used the Nov. 4 elections to build a 19-14 majority in the chamber, up from 18-15 last session. The Democrats voted unanimously to make Shilling, a first-term senator […]

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Mall employee petitions against Thanksgiving hours

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – An employee who works at a La Crosse mall is fighting to keep Black Friday shopping from creeping into Thanksgiving Day. So far, Sam Noel has more than 250 signatures on a petition she plans to bring to Valley View Mall management later this week. Stores in the mall open […]

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Winona County authorities identify missing boater

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

DRESBACH, Minn. (AP) – Winona County authorities have identified a boater who went missing on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Authorities on Monday resumed searching for 27-year-old Joshua Xiong of Onalaska, Wisconsin. He left to go fishing late Saturday and went missing near Lock and Dam 7 in Dresbach. Authorities say a gas tank, […]

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Video – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Viroqua High School

Video – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Viroqua High School

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Veteran’s Day Ceremony conducted at Viroqua High School November 11, 2014 Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

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World Roots Music Series at the Ark Continues: Alfonso Ponticelli Trio—Artists of Chicago’s Swing Gitan

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Viroqua, WI–On Saturday, November 15th, Part Two of the World Roots Music Series features Alfonso Ponticelli Trio–Artists of Swing Gitan, Chicago’s premier Gypsy-Jazz Band (www.swinggitan.com). The artists will offer a workshop for student-level and above musicians at 2:30pm at Parrish Music, 111 S. Main St., Viroqua and will perform in a 7:30pm concert at the […]

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Onalaska man dies in weekend ATV accident

Onalaska man dies in weekend ATV accident

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department reports a man died over the weekend in an apparent ATV crash. The accident happened Sunday afternoon in the township of Farmington on Amundson Coulee Road. The Sheriff’s Office says a 63-year-old male from Onalaska was the victim but so have not identified the man. The Wisconsin DNR is […]

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Apply to Southwest Tech for Free at Preview Day

Apply to Southwest Tech for Free at Preview Day

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore –Southwest Tech is hosting a Preview Day from 9:30 am – 11:30 am on Friday, November 14 and students who apply for the January 2015 or August 2015 semesters during the event will save the $30 application fee.  Interested students of any age and parents should attend to learn about opportunities at Southwest Tech; […]

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WTC to host community Entrepreneur Challenge

WTC to host community Entrepreneur Challenge

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College’s Business Division, in partnership with Coulee Cap, will be hosting an Entrepreneur Challenge on Tuesday, Nov 18 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event will be held from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Lunda Center, 319 N. Seventh St., La Crosse. It is free and open […]

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Monroe County identifies drivers in fatal crash

Monroe County identifies drivers in fatal crash

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department released the name of the man killed in a two car crash on November 5. 55-year-old Daniel A. Krofta of Tomah died from injuries suffered in the crash. He was driving a vehicle that was hit by 63-year-old Judith Rudolph of Tomah. Rudolph suffered non-life threatening injuries from the crash […]

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Deer Season Firearm Sight-In Day scheduled for Southwest Tech Firearms Range

Deer Season Firearm Sight-In Day scheduled for Southwest Tech Firearms Range

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore – The Grant County Outdoor Sport Alliance and the Southwest Tech Blue Line Club will be hosting a deer season firearm sight-in day at the Southwest Tech Firearms Range on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10am to 3pm. Persons wishing to sight in a deer rifle or shotgun should bring their own gun and […]

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