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More than 100 warnings go to La Crosse residents this season for unshoveled walks



Quite a few people have gotten a notice from the city of La Crosse to shovel their sidewalk this winter.

City Hall said Monday there has been 118 citations through Feb. 24 to property owners who didn’t clean snow off the sidewalk within 24 hours after snowfall ended.

The city has received over 200 complaints this winter about unshoveled walks.

A slight majority — 53 percent — of those who received citations, did clean up the walks themselves. In the other cases, a contractor was sent out to shovel, and the owner was sent an invoice for that work.

Many homeowners appeal their citations on Mondays to the Board of Public Works with explanations about why their walk wasn’t shoveled.

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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