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Kickapoo River still on the rise at points downstream

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Record crests may still happen on the Kickapoo River in the next couple of days, as high water continues downstream.

The river has gone down several feet from the 20-foot level recorded at Ontario, Wis., on Monday night.

At Readstown, the river was close to 23 feet Wednesday morning, compared to only five feet Monday.

Weather forecasters thought the river could exceed 20 feet at Soldiers Grove and Gays Mills later Wednesday.

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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