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Big Trees Cause Big Damage When Blown Down In Area Storms



The weekend storms through La Crosse County did so much damage, the governor came to see for himself.

Governor Scott Walker did a quick tour of a few north-side addresses that were hit hard by high winds, mainly on Saturday night.  A large tree outside the Luhman (LOO-man) home on Gould Street was toppled by the winds.  Ida Luhman was in the house with her husband when it happened:

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The tree fell onto the Luhman’s garage, and the gray Jaguar parked in the driveway.  It was also tall enough to crash through the roof of the house next door.


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