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Sheriff Wolf of La Crosse County retiring after one term



La Crosse County Sheriff Jeff Wolf is retiring when his term after the November election. The retirement takes effect January 2nd.

Wolf has just filed a notice of “non-candidacy” for the post he has held for a single four-year term, succeeding Steve Helgeson upon his retirement.

He has worked a total of 34 years in law enforcement, and plans to “pursue other interests and opportunities.”

At least one current employee of the sheriff’s department is planning to enter the fall election to succeed Wolf, and is expected to announce next week.

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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