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Riverside Park temporarily closed by flooding



Riverside Park in La Crosse is being closed to the public, while the Mississippi remains high.

The river began rising over the banks at Riverside during the weekend, and the water is now two feet above flood stage.

Riverside, Copeland, and Pettibone Parks are now closed temporarily because of the flood waters.

The latest flood forecast is for a crest of 14.7 feet in La Crosse on Wednesday, April 3rd.

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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