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Town Of Onalaska Will Try Second Petition



It only took a few minutes to settle on a new strategy…

Officials from the town of Onalaska spoke with their lawyer at a special meeting today, and decided to make a second try at incorporation. The town’s original petition was knocked down by a La Crosse judge this week, mostly over how the petition was written. Town board members plan to fix the legal language, and collect a few dozen signatures on the new petition. The village of Holmen took the township to court the first time, because Holmen wants to annex some of the same land that could be included in a possible Village of Midway.


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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