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Holmen Fire Department receives grant for new gear

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 5:22pm
The Holmen Fire Department will soon be replacing their old protective equipment thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

National Recovery Month raises awareness for recovery efforts

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 5:21pm
September is National Recovery Month and the Coulee Council on Addictions is kicking off the month with an open house.

New school year brings new changes

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 5:03pm
For many students, the first day of school was Thursday, and with the new school year comes a few changes this year in La Crosse school district.

UWL move-in traffic to impact surrounding roads

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:17pm
It is nearly move-in day for students from UW- La Crosse which means traffic in those areas could be a headache.

Man charged with raping girl with brother at gun point

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 3:02pm
A La Crosse man is facing charges of sexual assault against a minor.

Seat belts credited with saving three involved in Buffalo County car crash

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 2:29pm
The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls Wednesday of a severe traffic crash involving two passenger cars and a large straight truck. A silver 1999 Pontiac Grand AM was slowing to make a left turn onto Bluff Siding Rd. in the Township of Buffalo when a gold 2007 Gold Taurus rear-ended it. The Grand AM was hit by a BNSF truck in the northbound lane.

West Salem man sentenced in child incest case

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 11:59am
A West Salem man charged with masturbating in front of a relative was sentenced to probation Wednesday.

Review: Madison police did nothing wrong in mall arrest

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 11:40am
An outside review has determined Madison police acted reasonably and within department policies with the arrest of an 18-year-old black woman that sparked protests after footage of it was posted online.

Emerald ash borer spreads to Wisconsin's Sawyer County

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:34am
State agriculture officials say emerald ash borer is getting closer to Wisconsin's North Woods.

Northern Wisconsin filly infected with equine encephalitis

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:32am
A 2-month-old filly in northern Wisconsin has been euthanized after becoming infected with Eastern equine encephalitis.

Hepatitis A cases linked to smoothie chain stores triple

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:23am
Health officials say the number of hepatitis A cases linked to a chain of smoothie shops has more than tripled in Virginia and spread out of state.

Man accused of beating mother over spayed cat

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:21am
A Waukesha County man is accused of beating and choking his mother after an argument over having his cat spayed.

Defense in girls stabbing plot want outside jury

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:20am
Attorneys for two girls accused of trying to kill a 12-year-old classmate to please horror character Slender Man will try to have jurors selected outside Waukesha County for the defendants' trials.

Police seek amended charge in mother's death

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:18am
Milwaukee police are recommending an amended charge of homicide for a woman accused of beating her mother on the city's south side.

Crowdfunding site aims to help La Crosse teachers

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 9:27pm
Websites like Kickstarter are popular these days, and a new website with a similar mission is hoping to help teachers in the area.

Partnership hopes to re-brand northside La Crosse neighborhood

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 9:06pm
La Crosse's Old Towne North could soon become 'Uptowne' if a new partnership can fund plans to revitalize the area.

Regulations streamline commercial drone use

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 6:54pm
More drones may soon be in the air because new regulations are streamlining the process for companies to use them.

Gundersen to add clinic in Holmen

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 6:06pm
Gundersen Health System will be adding a medical clinic in Holmen and Village officials say the expansion is part of Holmen's booming future.

Screaming Eagles prepare for new season

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 5:20pm
The UW-La Crosse Screaming Eagles Marching Band is getting ready for a new season.

Police, schools remind drivers to slow down in school zones

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 5:16pm
Every year, 55 million children across the country head back to school around this time, with 13 percent of those walking or biking.