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La Crosse gets nearly 10 inches of snow, while parts of Minnesota were over a foot



The city of La Crosse managed to stay snowless for nearly three weeks into February.

Three days of new snowfall, however, has easily put the city above the monthly average for snow, which is 7.7 inches through Feb. 22.

La Crosse’s total from this week’s storm systems was 9.8 inches at the airport, which was the highest amount reported in La Crosse County.

Tomah and Necedah were among the towns in western Wisconsin to get 13 inches of snow.

The highest total in the region was found in Minnesota, at Reads Landing in Wabasha County, where the snowfall was an even 14 inches.

Towns south of Viroqua generally had less than 6 inches of snow.

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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