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5 hrs ago | WIZM-AM La Crosse

Traffic Enforcement Coming Again In August

Operating While Intoxicated, speeding and driving on revoked or suspended licenses.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WIZM-AM La Crosse

July Traffic Enforcement Nails Over 100

Operating While Intoxicated, safety belt, speeding, operating after revocation or suspension and other traffic and car safety related issues.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WKBT

Tomah VA to host annual veteran mental health, homelessness summit

The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host its second annual Veterans Mental Health Summit and its annual Veteran Homelessness Summit on Wednesday, August 20 at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Community local and regional leaders are invited to help develop ideas to further address mental health, homelessness, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tomah, WI, La Crosse, WI

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Hand, Foot And Mouth Season

Reports of hand, foot and mouth disease have surfaced in La Crosse County children.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Health, Pain

WXOW-TV La Crosse

The search for a missing Brice Prairie man continues

The La Crosse County Sheriff's Department and We Help the Missing Organization are once again asking for the public's help in locating a Brice Prairie man who has been missing for close to two years.

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Related Topix: Brice Prairie, WI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

La Crosse Interstate Fair wraps up with one of better seasons

The La Crosse County Interstate Fair wrapped up on Sunday, and some fair officials are calling it one of the better overall fairs.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Weather

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WKBT

La Crosse County Board approves referendum question

La Crosse is joining a handful of other counties who will ask Gov. Scott Walker to take a second look at federal funds for Medicaid this November.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI, Eau Claire, WI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Channel3000

Referendum asks about Badger Care funding

County boards in Dane and La Crosse counties are the latest to add an advisory measure to the November ballot regarding the funding of BadgerCare.

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Related Topix: Dane County, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

La Crosse Interstate Fair underway

It's held at the fairgrounds on County Road M in West Salem, and is put on by the La Crosse County Agriculture Society.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, West Salem, WI

Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Top cop makes porn site to get back at tea party advocate, Maher is Maher again

Dealing w/ Hamas is like dealing w/ a crazy woman who's trying to kill u - u can only hold her wrists so long before you have to slap her There were some serrated responses to Maher's tweet, including Emily L. Hauser's tweet "Fancy that @BillMaher is fundamentally, laughably, & offensively wrong again" with the hashtag #NoOneCouldHavePredicted.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Two Referendums Added To November Ballot In Lax County

That t's what some La Crosse County board members wonder about two advisory referendums being added to the November ballot.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CNews

Police chief charged with setting up Tea Party member as porn fan

A police chief in Wisconsin was charged on Thursday with creating accounts on pornographic and dating websites under the name of a local Tea Party advocate to even a score with him, court records showed.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

WKBT

30 years of legal drinking age at 21, is it time to change?

Since 1984, when the law passed, alcohol-related fatalities have significantly decreased in 16 to 20 years old, but local bar owners say that's because of education and feel the drinking age should be lowered.

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WIZM-AM La Crosse

Falsely Accused Sparta Man Could Get New Rape Trial

The sexual assault conviction of a Sparta man is being reversed by a state court of appeals, because his accusers reportedly were all found to be lying... Daniel Bolstad was convicted by a La Crosse County jury in 2006, for the second-degree sexual assault of a sleeping woman.

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Related Topix: Sparta, WI

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Campbell Chief expected in court today for charges

LA CROSSE, Wis. Embattled Town of Campbell Police Chief Tim Kelemen will appear in La Crosse County Court Thursday for possible charges.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, French Island, WI

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Hankel Gets Long Probation For Fatal Heroin Overdose

It took two months to locate the suspect in a drug overdose death...three months to reach a plea agreement...and then five months until the man was mentally well enough to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WKBT

La Crosse Interstate Fair kicks off in West Salem

The free fair celebrating agriculture and other hobbies. There's plenty of livestock on display, as well as photography, a carnival, entertainment and of course the food.

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Related Topix: Salem, WI, La Crosse, WI, West Salem, WI, Agriculture, Science

WKBT

Workforce profile shows job growth in La Crosse County

A newly updated workforce county profile , which gives a snapshot of the job market in every county throughout Wisconsin, shows La Crosse County is bouncing back in more industries than just one..

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, La Crosse, WI

WKBT

New start date for La Crosse ?Back to School? programs

The La Crosse Salvation Army and Catholic Charities are moving up their Back to School programs start date a week earlier than originally planned.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Kids, Family

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Johnson Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Theft Of Dead Man's Taxi

A trial will be scheduled in La Crosse County for a car theft suspect who was carrying the body of the car's owner in the trunk... Timmy Johnson Junior of Dubuque pleads 'not guilty' to three counts of reckless endangerment, and to stealing a taxi cab from Grant County.

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Related Topix: Holmen, WI

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