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  1. Schauf, Panthers run away from G-E-TRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    On a night where persistent rains made play difficult, the West Salem Panthers used bursts of offense Friday night to defeat former Coulee Conference rival Galesville-Ettrick-Trempealeau 34-7 in front of the home crowd. Senior quarterback Tim Schauf used his legs and his arm to guide the Panthers to a bounce-back win a week after fading in the second half at home against Saint Croix Central.

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  2. $2,335 raised for Bangor basketball player injured in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... pted a $4,000 academic scholarship to UW-S. There is an account set up for Canon at Altra Federal Credit Union in West Salem to help finance the remainder of his medical bills.

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  3. Xcel to lease land for solar farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Thursday, the county board approved a request for Xcel Energy to lease land near the Lakeview Care Center for a solar energy farm. Lakeview could use energy produced at the solar farm to help power its West Salem, Wis., facility.

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  4. Bangor basketball player receives 2nd shot at life and collegiate ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... nd $10,000. For those interested in donating, there is an account set up for him at Altra Federal Credit Union in West Salem.

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  5. Body Cameras coming to Bangor, Onalaska, West SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Three local police departments will be equipped with body cameras next year, following a grant they applied for sponsored by the Department of Justice. The Onalaska, Bangor and West Salem Police Departments are looking forward to the new equipment, but with excitement, comes reservations.

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  6. Wisconsin roadway deaths climb above 300Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WKBT

    ... I drive, it's a very common thing I am sure I'll pull out of here and see somebody doing it," Ashley Goodness of West Salem said. "Somebody gets a text and they want to check it, you know, they figure it's a split second, but that split second can ...

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  7. Attorney circulates petition for smaller school referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A petition being circulated in West Salem by attorney, Harry Griswold would ask the school board to hold a referendum to authorize around $5 million in repairs and improvements in the district. He says the district buildings are mostly in excellent shape so the district doesn't need another $31 million referendum like the one that was voted down earlier this year.

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  8. Early school start times could hinder students' health and academic performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WKBT

    ... starting class at 8:30 a.m. or later. However, school districts in our area like Holmen, La Crosse, Onalaska and West Salem all start high school before 8 a.m. She likes that her first period English class starts at 7:50 a.m., but it isn't so easy ...

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  9. 'Two-a-days': The 2015 West Salem PanthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WKBT

    It's also the second season West Salem is a football member of the Mississippi Valley Conference. "Tim is the ultimate triple threat.

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  10. Pedestrian struck, killed by Lake Geneva driverRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Janesville Gazette

    A pedestrian walking along Wisconsin Highway 120 after leaving a concert at Alpine Valley was fatally struck early Monday by a Lake Geneva man arrested for drunken driving, according to a release from the Walworth County Sheriff's Office. According to the release, deputies responded at 1:07 a.m. Monday to reports of a pedestrian being hit by a car on Highway 120 just south of County Highway D in the town of Spring Prairie, and found Chad Kneesel, 38, of West Salem, Wisconsin, lying in the roadway unresponsive.Kneesel was transported by ambulance to a local trauma center, where he died a short time later.

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  11. Man hit and killed while walking along Walworth County highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WKOW-TV

    ... 120 just south of Highway D in Spring Prairie around 1 a.m. Monday. Officers found 38-year-old Chad Kneesel of West Salem, WI lying unresponsive in the roadway. Deputies and EMTs tried to revive him on the scene. He was taken by ambulance to a local ...

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  12. West Salem boy hiking every mile of Wisconsin's Ice Age TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | WKBT

    Chase Jones heard about Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail from a teacher about two years ago, and has wanted to hike the entire trail ever since. The trail stretches for more than a thousand miles across 30 counties in Wisconsin.

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  13. West Salem welcomes new boat rental companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    "Our family grew up here on the lake, so you know kind of being out here and doing things and there was definitely a need for it," Kari Schuster, part owner said. "Lake Neshonoc is really the about only place for paddle boarding.

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  14. Memory of Sara Hougom is inspiration for annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WKBT

    ... One of the events is called "Day at the Lake" and on Aug. 22 about 40 kids from the Boys and Girls Club in West Salem will be able to go fishing and spend one-on-one time with law enforcement officials. "It warms my heart because I put my head on ...

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  15. La Crosse County Library recognizes medallion hunt winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... arch nemesis, Cat Burglar. A total of five medallions were hidden in Bangor, Campbell, Holmen, Onalaska, and West Salem. Each medallion had its own set of clues for readers to follow. In total, more than 265 "Library Detectives" found the medallion ...

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    West Salem baseball is drawing a lot of attention these days, and not just for the play on the field. The field itself, named after former Major League Baseball catcher and West Salem graduate Damian Miller, has undergone a complete overhaul in recent years.

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  17. Last day of La Crosse Interstate FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... l. The first La Crosse Interstate Fair was held in 1858. In 1957 the fairgrounds moved to its present location in West Salem. For more information please visit: www.lacroseinterstatefair.com

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  18. La Crosse County Interstate Fair starts WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Fairs began being held in La Crosse County in 1858. For several years there were two fairs being held, one in West Salem and one in La Crosse.

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  19. Sport at La Crosse fair tasks dogs to find rats in haystackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Channel3000

    A sport coming to this year's La Crosse Interstate Fair is challenging dogs to sniff out rats hidden among stacks of hay. The La Crosse Tribune reported the sport called "Barn Hunt" is making its debut at the fair, which opens Wednesday in West Salem.

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  20. COW 97 tractor ride brings classic tractors to Grandad BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... Bluff, Coon Valley, and Barre Mills. The tractors will end their day at the La Crosse County Fairgrounds in West Salem, where the public will have a chance to take a look at the tractors. The ride continues on Saturday, when the routes will be ...

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