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Yesterday | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Thousands of motorcyclists will ride in Flood Run

The route includes the Twin Cities to Winona and parts of Wisconsin. The Flood Run commemorates the 1965 Mississippi River flood when motorcyclists rode from the Twin Cities area to Winona to provide assistance.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Mumps virus reaches UW-La Crosse

The La Crosse County Health Department has confirmed one mumps case, and suspect two additional cases on the UW-La Crosse campus.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, La Crosse, WI, Vaccinations

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Get rid of old, unused drugs at upcoming Medication Drop-Off

People wanting to dispose of old medications can do so at several locations around La Crosse County next weekend.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Holmen, WI

WKBT

5 drug drop-off sites in La Crosse County on April 26

The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WKBT

News 8 wins prestigious national award for Public Service

WKBT has been awarded the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence in Public Service from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Related Topix: Journalism, La Crosse, WI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

La Crosse County Sheriff's Dept. receives traffic grants

Snow continues across northern Wisconsin. More precipitation will move in for late this afternoon into this evening.

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Related Topix: Weather

WIZM-AM La Crosse

La Crosse County Holds Reorganizational Meeting

The members elected on April 1st began their two-year terms last night, as they took their oaths from Judge Scott Horne: Five new supervisors were chosen by the voters, as three incumbents were unseated.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Johnson Re-elected Lax County Board Chair

La Crosse County supervisors elected two weeks ago have been sworn in, and voted to keep Tara Johnson in the chairman's seat.

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WIZM-AM La Crosse

River High Enough for No Wake at La Crosse on Wednesday

Although major flooding is not expected along the Mississippi river at La Crosse, high water will make for some changes in how the river is used.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Wood County officials learn about veterans court

The Wood County Criminal Justice Task Force is considering creating a special court for veterans.

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Related Topix: Prison, La Crosse, WI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WKBT

UW-L students planning 'bio-blitz' at county landfill

A pair of college students is looking for help with a "bio-blitz" at the La Crosse County Landfill.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

DNR invites comment at hearings in all 72 counties

Residents in all 72 Wisconsin counties will get a chance to vote on outdoor-related issues at local meetings this week.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WKBT

Virus killing millions of pigs expected to drive up pork price

A virus, new to the US, has killed an estimated 6.5 million pigs over the last year and experts expect it will drive the price of pork products up this summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Salem, WI, West Salem, WI, Agriculture, Science

WXOW-TV La Crosse

No changes in race recount; Winner claims disenfranchisement of residents

A recount Friday showed no changes in the results of a La Crosse County Board race.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Koula asks for new homicide trial

The West Salem man convicted in 2012 of killing his parents wants a new trial. Attorneys for Eric Koula will make their arguments this afternoon in a La Crosse County courtroom in front of Judge Scott Horne, who presided over the original trial that took much of the month of June, 2012.

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Related Topix: West Salem, WI, Day Trading, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WKBT

Study: Childhood obesity rates more than double over past 15 years

Childhood obesity rates have more than doubled over the past 15 years, according to a new study by JAMA Pediatrics .

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition

WIZM-AM La Crosse

4 Wildfires Bring Out Hundreds Of Fire Fighters

One started around 5:30 p.m. in northern La Crosse County near the Four Corners area.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, WI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WIZM-AM La Crosse

Lax Jail Population Going Down As Weather Gets Warmer

The start of spring sometimes means trouble for the La Crosse County jail, with more people getting arrested and locked up.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

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According to one local study in La Crosse County, the cost of living for home owners in La Crosse is roughly $12,511 per year-roughly $1,402 per month.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WKBT

Town of Holland not backing down in fight against power line project

The Badger Coulee Line would bring more power between northern La Crosse County and an area just north of Madison.

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