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Wednesday Aug 27 | WKBT

Eau Claire man in custody following chase across county lines

An Eau Claire man is in custody after injuring another man in a fight and leading police on a chase across county lines.

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Related Topix: Onalaska, WI, Holmen, WI, Trempealeau County, WI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Hellerud Headed To Lax County Trial For Drug Overdose Death Of Tremplo Man

Hellerud is charged with providing the heroin to a Trempealeau County man who died from an overdose a year ago.

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Related Topix: Trempealeau County, WI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WKBT

La Crosse mayor asks for financial help from neighboring areas

La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat has sent letters to every town, village and city in La Crosse County asking for funds to keep jobs in La Crosse.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Onalaska, WI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Grant Co. homicide suspect deals with more charges in La Crosse Co.

The court cases of Timmy L. Johnson continued in La Crosse County court Friday. He's the man accused of kidnapping and killing a Platteville cab driver on June 13. Later that night, he led police on a chase with the cab in La Crosse County before crashing near Holmen which resulted in several criminal charges here.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Platteville, WI, Holmen, WI

WKBT

Annual Police Appreciation Picnic highlights the hard work of officers

It's part of the 14th annual police appreciation picnic at Copeland Park on La Crosse's north side Thursday.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

WKBT

Doctors: Kids should be vaccinated for HPV

It's the most common sexually transmitted virus in the nation. The virus can lead to several forms of cancers in both men and women.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Kids, Family

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WKBT

Locals asked to pay 10-15 % of $580 million power line

The Badger Coulee Transmission Line project could end up costing as much as $580 million and for the first time residents are learning how much money they would be asked to contribute.

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Related Topix: Holmen, WI, Dane County, WI, Trempealeau County, WI, River Falls, WI, Black River Falls, WI

WXOW-TV La Crosse

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It can be difficult to make healthy choices while dining out at restaurants. The average person eats away from home at least four times per week.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WKBT

Local organizations address added needs of veterans

Wednesday the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center invited organizations from all over the 14 counties it serves to talk about ways to address the needs of veterans.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

WXOW-TV La Crosse

La Crosse prescribers learn about Drug Monitoring Program

Wednesday representatives explained the benefits of the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

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Related Topix: Drugs, La Crosse, WI, Medicine

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Voters Want More Categories In Future 'Best Of La Crosse' Surveys

After r the first annual survey to find the 'Best of La Crosse County,' Brent Hanifl of the La Crosse Convention and Visitor Bureau finds that people are eager to cast more votes: Brent says they want to include florists and veterinarians and other businesses in the survey.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WKBT

La Crosse County DA: Jeffrey Lepsch's request for retrial should be denied

The man convicted of killing a father and son at their downtown La Crosse business wants a new trial but Monday La Crosse County District Attorney Tim Gruenke said he shouldn't get it.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

WIZM-AM La Crosse

La Crosse County Loses Out On $27M In BadgerCare Funds; Walker Still Opposes Funds

A new report claiming Wisconsin has lost 200-million dollars in federal revenue that could have gone to BadgerCare apparently does not impress Governor Scott Walker.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

WXOW-TV La Crosse

First annual "Best of La Crosse County" Winners Announced

The Freighthouse, the Weber Center and Dublin Square Irish Pub are just a few favorite spots selected by visitors and residents in La Crosse.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WKBT

Extra OWI enforcement through Labor Day

For the next few weeks expect to see more police on the road in our area, especially at night.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WKBT

Emerald Ash Borer forces Onalaska to remove ash trees from boulevards

The emerald ash borer continues to make its presence known in La Crosse County, but city officials aren't giving up on the fight.

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Related Topix: Onalaska, WI, La Crosse, WI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

WI Gov. race ramps up after primary

With Mary Burke now confirmed as the Democratic choice to face Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in November, expect both campaigns to ramp up their rhetoric while drawing donations from beyond the state's borders.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, La Crosse, WI

WXOW-TV La Crosse

La Crosse man found in Black River had a BAC of .323

A La Crosse man who went missing in July and later found in the Black River had a blood alcohol of .323.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WKBT

Vaccinations take center stage as school year approaches

With the start of school just weeks away the La Crosse County Health Department is stressing the importance of vaccinations.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

WKBT

Voter ID not required at polls

When you go to cast a ballot you will not be asked to show a photo ID. Even though the Wisconsin Supreme Court sided in favor of the state's law requiring it a federal ruling is still blocking it from taking effect.

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