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Precision Medicine plan revealed to help improve healthcare

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:46pm
In his state of the union address President Obama said that he plans to improve healthcare.

Police search for armed robbery suspect in Town of Leon

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:45pm
The Monroe County Sheriff’s office is looking for a suspect involved in an armed robbery early Saturday morning.

St. Paul considers body cameras for police

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:34pm
St. Paul is considering whether to join the growing list of cities whose police officers wear body cameras.

Republican lawmaker brings back GPS tracking bill

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:30pm
A Republican lawmaker has reintroduced a bill that would outlaw using GPS to secretly track someone.

Rural school officials: Walker's proposed aid won't cut it

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:29pm
Gov. Scott Walker is prepared to spend millions more on rural schools, but some education officials say it won't be enough for some struggling districts.

At Capitol, plans abound for addressing rural health care

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:28pm
Bob Jeske grew up on a farm and always wanted to practice rural medicine. But it didn't hurt that a state program covered some of his student loans to do just that.

Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 3:26pm
A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink their plans to attend Super Bowl parties.

One man injured in Monroe County logging accident

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 8:52pm
One Sparta man suffered non-life threatening injuries after a logging accident Saturday afternoon.

Strict rules keep air quality safe in Minnesota ice arenas

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 7:31pm
Air quality in Minnesota ice arenas is heavily regulated, and enforcers of the law say the strict rules have prevented accidents like the one in Wisconsin that sent 80 people to hospitals in December after exposures to carbon monoxide.

Man arrested after more than 12-hour standoff in Hudson

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 7:27pm
A standoff between police and a man in Hudson has ended with the man taken into custody.

University of Wisconsin students track coyotes, foxes

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 7:21pm
A team of students from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is conducting research on foxes and coyotes in hopes of learning how the animals and humans can peacefully coexist.

Two investigations into Tomah VA allegations

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 6:49pm
Carolyn Clancy, the interim undersecretary of health with the Veterans Affairs Department met with staff members at the Tomah VA Friday.

Westby holds final day of international Ski Jumping competition

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 4:28pm
Saturday was the final day of the 92nd annual Snowflake Ski Jumping Tournament in Westby.

Aquinas Catholic Schools celebrate Catholic School Week

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 2:08pm
Students enrolled in Aquinas Catholic Schools had the opportunity to share what they have learned in a celebration for Catholic School Week.

News 8 Eye Piece: Shovel the Walk

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:50pm
With snow in the forecast, that means area residents will have to break out the snow shovels.

Area students get a behind-the-scenes tour of the library

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:46pm
Area students are getting a behind the scenes look at the La Crosse Public library.

The Salvation Army celebrates another successful Red Kettle Campaign

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:43pm
The Salvation Army is celebrating another successful holiday season.

Illicit Drug Task Force discusses heroin, opiates at Viterbo

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:38pm
Heroin and other opiates were a lunchroom discussion at Viterbo on Friday.

Senator Shilling opens permanent office in downtown La Crosse

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:35pm
State Senator Jennifer Shilling is giving herself a regular presence in the area.

Area hospital, local businesses to ?Paint the Town Red? for heart health

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:26pm
Chippewa Falls Main Street and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a “Paint the Town Red” event to promote heart health and wellness on Thursday, February 19 from 4- 7 p.m.