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Jerome Christenson: A farewell to summer, and pleasures easy to forget

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:00am
Well, it’s almost over.

Police: Slain woman ID'd ex-deputy as her attacker

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:00am
MADISON — A woman told police before she died that she had been attacked by her brother-in-law, a newly retired Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to new…

City eyes ways to get employees to live in La Crosse

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:00pm
A proposal to offer city employees extra money to live in some of La Crosse’s more struggling neighborhoods got a tepid response Tuesday, prompting the mayor to admit the plan needs more work.

7Rivers Alliance announces new executive director

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:00pm
The 7Rivers Alliance has announced the hiring of Lisa Herr as its new executive director.

La Crosse County Circuit Court felonies

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:00pm

Elecrical fire damages North Side home

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:00am
Traffic was diverted on George Street and North Side residents without power for several hours Tuesday morning as firefighters battled an electrical fire.

La Crosse grad pens winning DARE essay

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:34am
An essay written by Anika Nystrom, a 2014 DARE graduate from North Woods Elementary School, was selected as one of the top DARE essays in Wisconsin. She receives her award tonight.

EAW study required for frac sand shipper

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:15am
WINONA, Minn. — The company that ships frac sand from Winona’s commercial harbor will have to conduct an environmental review if it chooses to go forward with a proposal for more flexible ship…

Deputy held in slayings of wife, sister-in-law

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
FITCHBURG, Wis. (AP) — A recently retired Dane County sheriff's deputy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his wife and sister-in-law in southern Wisconsin and charges are expected earl…

7 Rivers LGBT Center gets new home, new image

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
La Crosse’s LGBT resource center has a new home, a new name and a renewed commitment to serving the area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Former BCA chief named to new archdiocese position

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Monday named a former head of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension as its point man for dealing with allegations of s…

North Siders: No to low-income housing for Roosevelt site

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
North Side residents made it clear: they do not want low income housing.

Ashley: We will not lay off employees in Wisconsin or elsewhere

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00pm
Arcadia-based Ashley Furniture Industries will not be laying off any employees and plans to add jobs, despite seeking $6 million in state tax credits on the condition that it be allowed to ret…

Sewer rates set to rise next year

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:00pm
La Crosse Sanitary Sewer Utility rates could climb almost 10 percent in 2015 to help fund capital improvements for the next five years without borrowing.

Six more riverboat stops planned this season

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:00pm
High water and excess sediment cost La Crosse six visits from Mississippi River cruise ships, but there are six more scheduled from now until the beginning of October.

Next hearing Oct. 16 in overdose death

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:00pm
WHAT WE KNEW: Jered Hellerud, 27, of La Crosse is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the drug overdose of 34-year-old Robert Gordon of Trempealeau. Hellerud is accused of selling t…

La Crosse County Circuit Court felonies

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:00pm

Teen dies pulling truck from mud

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:00pm
TOWN OF WELLINGTON — A 19-year-old man died Friday the Monroe County when he was hit in the head by a tow strap while trying to free a tractor stuck in mud, according to the Monroe County Sher…

Storms down trees, knock out power

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:00pm
Thunderstorms that moved through the region early Monday downed trees and power lines, knocking out power to some area residents.

Roosevelt developers to meet with neighbors

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00pm
North Side residents will have a chance tonight to meet with prospective developers of the former Roosevelt Elementary school.