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  1. Washouts affect a number of Jackson County roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A list of the closures, seen below, provided by Jackson County Emergency Management Coordinator Kristina Page show that most of the affected roads were washed out. In two cases, trees down on the road was listed, while a mudslide forced the closure of Lien Road in the Town of Franklin.

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  2. "Water Trails of the Driftless" premieres SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Discover Wisconsin is back in the Driftless Region this Sunday. Tune into WXOW Sunday evening at 5 to see "Water Trails of the Driftless" featuring a handful of local stops.

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  3. Rep. Ron Kind says Comey firing "an outrageous abuse of power"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Rep. Ron Kind says Comey firing "an outrageous abuse of power" - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI - News, Weather and Sports As we reported Tuesday, 3rd District Congressman Ron Kind issued a very harshly worded reaction to President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. Kind, who hosted a town hall meeting in Black River Falls on Wednesday, said Trump's actions are an "outrageous abuse of power." 3 comments

  4. Discover Wisconsin discovers the Driftless regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    "Discover Wisconsin" will focus on La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties for its weekly program highlighting parts of the state. The show highlights activities and interesting information about Wisconsin.

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  5. "Discover Wisconsin" shines spotlight on Coulee RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Discover Wisconsin, airing on WXOW News 19, is shining the spotlight on Buffalo County, La Crosse, Trempealeau and Black River Falls in an upcoming episode. "Water Trails of the Driftless" will air next Sunday, May 14 at 5 p.m. on WXOW News 19. The episode will also be available online on the show's website after it airs.

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  6. Black River Falls fire victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Chief Schreiber said that an autopsy was underway Monday to determine the cause of death with toxicology reports taking several weeks. Foul play is not suspected.

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  7. One person dead in Black River Falls house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    According to the Black River Falls Fire Department, it received a call shortly after midnight for a report of a fully engulfed apartment fire at 1256 Harrison Street. Upon arriving on scene, crews observed heavy fire venting out a large window and the doorway of the one-story multi family wood frame apartment complex.

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  8. Lawsuit filed over death of Black River Falls woman shot by police in Lake HallieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The shooting death of a woman by police inside a Lake Hallie store last April is now the subject of a lawsuit. Melissa Abbott, 25, a resident of the Northern Center for the Developmentally Disabled, was shot by a Lake Hallie police officer at the Walmart store April 8. Police and witnesses said she was swinging a hatchet around the store, refused police commands to drop it, and had lunged at an officer with it when she was shot.

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  9. Black River Falls homicide suspect gets max sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    "It was one of the most gruesome attacks we have witnessed in a generation," said Jackson County District Attorney Gerald Fox Tuesday during the sentencing of John Cook Tuesday in Black River Falls. Cook appeared in a Jackson County courtroom for sentencing on a 2nd Degree Intentional Homicide charge related to the fatal stabbing of Jacinda Muir in May 2015 at the Black River Falls Pet Park in the Town of Brockway outside Black River Falls.

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  10. Two car crash in Jackson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    On Thursday, March 9, 2017, at about 10:59 AM, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a report of a two vehicle crash on County Road K at Palm Road, in the Town of Komensky. On scene, it was determined that a vehicle on Palm Road failed to stop at the intersection with County Road K. A north bound vehicle on County Road K struck the vehicle from Palm Road causing severe damage.

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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Good news for the La Crosse Center as the state's Building Commission approved Governor Walker's 2017-19 Capital Budget Wednesday. The commission OK'd the $5 million in state funds Governor Walker announced last month to help remodel and expand the facility.

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  12. Man pleads guilty to Black River Falls dog park homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A plea bargain Thursday for the man accused in the stabbing death of a woman near Black River Falls in 2015. On May 17, 2015, Jacinda Muir's body was found at the Black River Falls Pet Park in the Town of Brockway.

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  13. Black River Falls man arrested on 6th OWI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A Black River Falls man is arrested for his sixth OWI offense after crashing his car in Jackson County early Monday morning. Jackson County Sheriff's deputies found Lucas J. Shankey, 40, walking along County K in Alma Township after a report of a car in a ditch.

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  14. Black River Falls man arrested for string of burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Jackson County Sheriff said that a Black River Falls man confessed to a number of recent burglaries in the area.

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  15. Black River Falls man found dead in La Crosse alleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    An autopsy is underway to determine what caused the death of a 37-year-old Black River Falls man found Friday morning in a south side La Crosse alley. Police were called to the 400 block of Ferry Street at 4:23 a.m. for a report of a man lying in an alley.

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  16. Fremont Family Passes Down Cheesemaking TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Metzig family has been crafting cheese at Union Star Cheese Factory in Fremont, Wisconsin, for more than 100 years. As a third generation cheesemaker, Dave Metzig wanted to advance his education by becoming a certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker.

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  17. Trick or Treat times around the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Here's a look at the Trick or Treat times for this Halloween for cities and villages around the area as recommended by local police.

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  18. Prison worker from Eau Claire accused of sex with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Anna Niccolai, from Eau Claire, handled inmate intake at the Jackson Correctional Institution near Black River Falls. Her job included showing inmates videos regarding misconduct, and laws prohibiting sexual contact between inmates and employees. 1 comment

  19. Repairs on Black River Falls dam comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    If you need a picture of the power of water and what it can do, look no further than the location of one of the gates torn off the Black River Falls dam. Floodwaters last week pulled the 14'x27', 17,000 pound gate and dropped it several hundred feet downriver to where it now rests under the Highway 54 bridge.

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  20. Eagles beat Carroll 41-7, move to 3-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Tarek Yaeggi threw for 318 yards and scored two touchdowns as the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse football team beat Carroll University 41-7 on Saturday. UW-L will open Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association play next Saturday when it hosts UW-River Falls at Roger Harring Stadium.

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