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Airport Beach latest to close because of coronavirus

Brad Williams



Yet another beach closing in La Crosse, the third this week. 

The city airport has closed the gate on Fisherman’s Road leading to Airport Beach, as of noon today. 

The closing is the latest response to a large increase in local COVID-19 cases during June. 

On Wednesday, the city park department announced that the Pettibone and Black River beaches would be closed until further notice, because some cases of COVID-19 had been traced to people visiting Pettibone.

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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