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Grant-funded academy promotes healthcare careers

Grant-funded academy promotes healthcare careers

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College will offer a four-day Bridges2Healthcare Academy that introduces career options in the healthcare industry. Thanks to funding from a Department of Labor grant, the academy is being offered at no cost to participants. It will be held Sept. 2-5, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the La […]

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Kurtz Thanks Supporters, Ready for General Election

Kurtz Thanks Supporters, Ready for General Election

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, Wis. – Tony Kurtz was honored to accept the Republican nomination for the 3rd Congressional District Tuesday night. “It’s been a whirlwind couple months. We’ve traveled nearly 30,000 miles, walked in 34 parades, held 20 meet and greets, and met thousands of people. I’m ready for the next stage of our campaign to […]

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Update:Religious statue stolen in Hillsboro

Update:Religious statue stolen in Hillsboro

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Update: Statue has been found The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for tips about who stole a statue from a home in the City of Hillsboro.  On July 31, police say a Virgin Mary statue was taken from the yard of a home on County Road F. The 3-foot statue is white in color with […]

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Semi crash closes Hwy 27 in Monroe County

Semi crash closes Hwy 27 in Monroe County

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

State Hwy 27 was closed north of Sparta for much of the morning after a semi tipped over and blocked both lanes of traffic. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says it was notified at 3:52 a.m. this morning of a semi rolled over on STH 27 at Farmland Ave. in the Township of Sparta. Benjamin […]

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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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