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CHANGES FOR RIVERWATCH?

Brad Williams

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MORE WATCHERS, MORE TERRITORY, LONGER HOURS?

ARE THERE WAYS THAT THE RIVERWATCH PROGRAM IN DOWNTOWN LA CROSSE COULD BE IMPROVED? THE QUESTIONS ARE COMING UP, AS A RESULT OF THE FIRST RIVER DROWNING THAT HAS OCCURRED SINCE RIVERWATCH WAS ESTABLISHED BY LOCAL COLLEGE STUDENTS. ERIC KAHL AT U-W-LA CROSSE SAYS THE GROUP’S BOARD IS PUTTING TOGETHER AN AGENDA FOR ITS NEXT MEETING.

ONE CHANGE WHICH ERIC THINKS COULD HAPPEN SOON IS AN ADJUSTMENT IN PATROL HOURS. HE SAYS RIVER WATCHERS MIGHT START AT 11:30 P-M INSTEAD OF 11, BECAUSE THEY DON’T SEE MANY PEOPLE IN THE PARK AREA UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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