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Last sweep for leaves in La Crosse starting soon

Brad Williams

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It’s been a good season for sweeping leaves in La Crosse, and the leaf collection could end by next week. 

The city refuse and recycling department says a final sweep of the city will start on the north side in the next few days, and progress to the south side. 

Several leaf drop-off sites in the city will remain open until further notice. 

Extra city workers were assigned leaf duty last fall, to avoid a problem from 2018 when ice and snow stopped the collection before it was finished.  

This November, there has been no measurable snow in La Crosse through the 22nd.

Starting Monday, city crews plan to finish some areas that are still ‘in progress.’

The drop-off sites include Myrick Park, West Copeland Park, and Isle La Plume.

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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