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Tonight's Van Susteren episode explores La Crosse river drownings

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:00am
A television episode tonight on FOX News explores La Crosse’s string of river drownings.

CD Corp may look to expand shipping frac sand on barges

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:15am
WINONA, Minn. — Because Winona’s CD Corp would have to complete an environmental review before changing its operation, the Winona company wants to make sure any changes would be worth it.

Money & Politics: TV political ads now easier to track

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
MADISON — Quick: How much was spent by all parties in the historic 2012 recall election between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Tom Barrett?

USDA launches new dairy insurance program

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
MILWAUKEE — Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn’t factor in the pri…

Volunteers needed for storytelling festival

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:00pm
Volunteers are needed for the Sept. 5-6 La Crosse Storytelling Festival at Myrick Park.

Officer accuses La Crosse Police Department of racial harassment, retaliation

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:45pm
This story contains racial slurs that readers may find offensive. A La Crosse police officer claims in state and federal complaints filed against his department that he suffered ongoing racial…

Rocket the mini horse finds a home

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:00pm
Rocket the miniature horse was adopted Thursday afternoon by a family with a hobby farm in La Crescent.

City denies developer's $2.9 million request

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:06pm
A city panel Thursday turned down a local company’s request for $2.9 million to help finance a mixed-use development at the former Trane Plant 6 site in north La Crosse.

Walker appoints new Jackson County judge

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker Thursday appointed former district attorney Anna Becker to be a Jackson County circuit court judge.

'Let's Dance'

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:39pm
Sesame Street Live will present "Let’s Dance!" at 6:30 p.m. today, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the La Crosse Center. 

Arcadia Co-op to merge with Allied Cooperative

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:30pm
ARCADIA -- Allied Cooperative announced Thursday that the members of Arcadia Co-op voted in favor of a merger with Allied. The vote paves the way for a consolidation effective Dec. 1.

Hwy. 53 bridge work nearing completion

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:00pm
GALESVILLE – Traffic on Hwy. 53 between Galesville and Ettrick is close to resuming as work to replace two bridges nears completion.

La Crosse County Circuit Court felonies

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 5:30pm

La Crescent school board approves settlement with former bookkeeper

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 5:00pm
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — A former bookkeeper of the La Crescent-Hokah School District convicted of stealing $416,000 over the course of 10 years will see more of her assets paid back to the distri…

Woman convicted in toddler's death

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 5:00pm
WHITEHALL -- A Trempealeau County woman charged with killing a toddler in her care by giving the girl a combination of the prescription painkiller Oxycodone and the antihistamine Benadryl was …

At the pumps on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:30pm
Prices Thursday for a gallon of regular gas:

Tonight's Woodstock show at Riverside Park postponed

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:00pm
The threat of rain has forced organizers to postpone tonight's Woodstock Revival at Riverside Park to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Gow touts UW-L's expansion in All-UNiversity Address

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:00am
Back-to-school spirits were running high at UW-La Crosse on Wednesday, with welcome events on campus for students, staff and faculty alike.

Allison Geyer: How the Ice Bucket Challenge melted my icy heart

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:00am
So I was lying awake the other night, blankets kicked off, two fans blasting, pillow flipped to the cool side, when a troubling thought crossed my mind.

Walker focuses on economy as race remains tight

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:00am
MADISON (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker this week launched a pair of television advertisements defending his record on the economy and directly addressing his promise to create 250,000 private sector…