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La Crosse County Board likely set to hire Steve O’Malley replacement as administrator; discuss abortion ballot question



Jane Klekamp could finally be hired as the new La Crosse County administrator, when the county board meets Thursday for its monthly meeting.


Klekamp has served as interim administrator since Steve O’Malley’s retirement back in August.

County committees chose her as the final candidate after a job search led to formal interviews in the last few weeks.

The county board could also vote tonight on whether to hold an advisory referendum in April, calling for an end to the Wisconsin ban on abortion passed in 1849.

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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