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  1. Mayo sells Village on Cass assisted living facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WKBT

    Residents of an assisted living facility in La Crosse will have to find a new place to stay, at least temporarily. Mayo Clinic Health System is agreeing to sell the Village on Cass to Nesnah Ventures, a company based out of Holmen.

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  2. UWL holds annual winter commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | WKBT

    Students at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse are closing one chapter of their lives as they start another one. The four colleges within the university graduated students Sunday, including the school of education, college of business administration, liberal studies, and science and health.

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  3. Governor Walker's Opioid Taskforce meets at UW-La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | WKBT

    A drug abuse task force is looking to get funding for treatment and recovery initiatives in Wisconsin's next state budget. The meeting was led by task force co-chairs Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, and Representative John Nygren, and also included La Crosse representative Jill Billings.

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  4. Ice fishers beware: Ice may not yet be safe in La Crosse areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | WKBT

    The cold may motivate some of you to go ice fishing this weekend, but be warned of potentially thin ice. Brice Prairie EMS says the early freeze happened while the Mississippi was at a higher level.

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  5. Celebrating county administrative buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | WKBT

    As News 8 has reported, the process of moving offices and employees into their new workplace -- the former Associated Bank building on 6th and State Streets in La Crosse -- is underway. County board members met for the last time in the old building Thursday night.

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  6. Sharps drop off boxes to combat discarded needlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WKBT

    The Heroin and Illicit Drugs Task Force is considering a new way to make sure syringes stay off the streets. A sub-committee of the drug task force is looking to purchase two sharps drop-box containers to put in public, one on the north side of La Crosse, and one on the south side.

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  7. How do districts decide when to cancel school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | WKBT

    School District of La Crosse superintendent Randy Nelson says when there's a chance the school schedule could be interrupted by weather, he and other area superintendents stay in constant communication early in the morning to stay up-to-date on what they're planning to do. They'll not only look at the forecast for that day, but also the hour-by-hour forecast, to see how much the school day could be affected.

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  8. La Crosse School District seeing decline in tech teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | WKBT

    The La Crosse School District is experiencing the shortages as well. District officials say as our area is seeing a demand for workers educated in those fields a shortage means we may not be able to fill those positions.

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  9. Sneak peek at UW-L's new student unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | WKBT

    After years of planning and building, the new student union on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus is nearing completion. The $53.5 million student union has over 200,000 square feet of space, nearly double the size of the Cartwright Center, which it's replacing.

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  10. Area schools see gains, losses in open enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WKBT

    But Bangor school district officials say there are many factors that go into where parents send their children to school, especially in our area. "You work in La Crosse, you work in Onalaska, or work in Holmen, just from the sense of child care, that's an important reason for you to consider open enrollment," Laehn said.

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  11. Assignment: Education - Construction Academy Builds HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WKBT

    "This is a big deal," said Nick Kalina, Central High School technology education teacher. "This is not just building a garden shed or a garage."

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  12. Oktoberfest button design competition beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WKBT

    La Crosse's Oktoberfest celebration may be a long ways off, but organizers are already looking for next year's button design. The 2017 theme is 'Prost to the Midwest Coast' so submitted designs will need to be your interpretation of that theme.

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  13. City recommends group to look at other sites for Memorial Pool replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | WKBT

    Memorial Pool in La Crosse continues to be the topic of discussion among Grandview Emerson Neighborhood Association members and city officials. Back in March we told you the future of the pool was up for debate, and while a conclusion hasn't been reached yet, the Pool Committee is now being directed to look at sites other than where the pool currently sits.

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  14. Winter weather moves through areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | WKBT

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for far southwest Wisconsin and northeast Iowa, in effect until Sunday night. A winter weather advisory is in effect until Sunday evening for the rest of the Coulee region, including La Crosse.

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  15. Efforts to keep homeless warm as temperatures dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WKBT

    As temperatures drop, it's more important than ever to make sure those who are homeless have a place to get out of the cold. According to current estimates, in La Crosse there are as many as 26 people still sleeping outside.

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  16. Be careful on the roads during winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WKBT

    We are expecting a significant snowfall this weekend in the La Crosse area, and transportation officials want to urge you to stay safe on the roads. "Especially in the evenings where your visibility is limited, that's where people start to run into some challenges.

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  17. Pen pals meet for only second time in 63 years of friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | WKBT

    If friendship was measured in money, then Corrine Eilers of La Crosse and JoAnn Moyer of Pottsville, Pennsylvania would be millionaires. For these two women, the conversation comes easy, especially considering this is only their second time meeting in person.

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  18. Third Match Day for Salvation Army's Red Kettle CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | WKBT

    The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign is lagging behind their numbers from last year, but they remain hopeful they can reach their one million dollar goal. And to help make the largest goal the nonprofit has ever set, an anonymous donor is making a third Match Day possible this Saturday.

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  19. Students, seniors decorate holiday cookies in La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | WKBT

    Students from Hamilton Elementary stopped by the Salzer Square retirement living community to make the holiday treats. Hamilton teachers say it's a great chance for their students to get out into the community and experience something first-hand.

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  20. ABA awards La Crosse expansion basketball franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WKBT

    The American Basketball Association is awarding La Crosse an expansion team for the 2017 season. The La Crosse Showtime would be the newest team in the ABA, which already has 100 teams across the country but only one in Wisconsin right now.

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