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    Deadline Coming For Pet Registration

    If you own a dog or a cat in LaCrosse county you have until the end of the month to get them registered.  Heather Schmid with the Coulee Region Humane Society reminds us all dogs have to licensed and most municipalities in the county require cats to be licensed as well.  Heather...

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    Coal Plants Get Blame for Air Quality

    A week of bad air in Wisconsin.     Stagnant air and a March thaw has led the DNR to issue air quality watches for two-thirds of the state. Too many particulates in the air. Why all the pollution? look no further than your neighborhood coal plant, says Clean Wisconsin’s Katie Nekol.  ...

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    One Veto Override Good, One on Hold

    A veto override attempt by the city council is on hold for now. mayor Matt Harter had vetoed the hiring of a half time lawyer to work in the city attorney’s office. That veto was up for an override this week, but the city council has decided instead to put off the...

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    Lewiston Man Happy With New Kidney

    ONE MONTH AGO, A LEWISTON, MINNESOTA MAN WAS GETTING READY TO RECEIVE A KIDNEY FROM A WOMAN HE MET OVER THE INTERNET… TOM WIRT GOT HIS KIDNEY TRANSPLANT IN MID-FEBRUARY, AND HE TELLS US HE’S FEELING ‘MUCH BETTER’ SINCE THE OPERATION. WIRT AND HIS WIFE BETTY ARE STAYING AT A RESIDENCE FOR...

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    La Crosse Businessman Rings Wall Street Bell

    THIS MAY BE THE WALL STREET VERSION OF SINGING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AT A BALL GAME, OR TOSSING THE COIN AT THE SUPER BOWL. IN MANHATTAN THIS AFTERNOON, THE C-E-O OF A LA CROSSE BUSINESS HAS THE HONOR OF RINGING THE CLOSING BELL AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE. DR. ANDREW TEMTE...

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    Nesse Gets Promotion

    The man who has been running Franciscan Skemp in LaCrosse will be moving to Rochester to head up all of Mayo Health System.   Dr. Robert Nesse will start his new job in June.  He has been serving as the president and CEO of the LaCrosse care provider since 2004.  He took his...

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    Community Theatre Moves Ahead On Building Plan

    GETTING A BILL SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR THIS WEEK IS JUST ONE OF MANY STEPS NEEDED FOR A LA CROSSE ARTS GROUP TO REALIZE ITS MASTER PLAN… THE LA CROSSE COMMUNITY THEATRE CAN PROCEED WITH BUILDING DESIGNS AND A FUND-RAISING DRIVE, NOW THAT THE STATE SAYS THE THEATRE IS EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY...

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    Irish Of La Crosse Ready To Party

    THE HOLIDAY IS TOO BIG FOR JUST ONE DAY… FOLKS IN LA CROSSE EAGER TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY OF 2010 CAN START THIS SATURDAY WITH A DOWNTOWN PARADE, STARTING AT NOON. AND THE ACTUAL HOLIDAY, ON THE 17TH, IS TRADITIONALLY CELEBRATED BY LA CROSSE’S SHAMROCK CLUB, WHICH TAKES A BUSLOAD OR...

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    Cops Start Online Fun For Kids

    Onalaska police and the local Dairy Queen partner up on a contest for kids.  On the departments facebook page Onalaska middle school and high school kids can answer brain teaser questions and might win an ice cream treat from Dairy Queen.  Administrative assistant Pam Sharp says Police chief Jeff Trotnic is all...

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    Air Quality Watch Again Today

    A little more wind today but air quality still a concern in much of Wisconsin.   The DNR has issued an air quality watch for 54 counties in the state.   high concentrations of particulate matter.   Joe Hoch, meterologist with the DNR, says the warm temps and light winds continue to contribute to unfavorable air...

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    In No Need of Rescue?

    When is a rescue not a rescue at all, but more of a nuisance? The La Crosse fire department, police department and volunteer dive rescue team responded to Pettibone park late yesterday afternoon to deal with what appeared to be a guy stranded on Mississippi River ice in his boat. The same...

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    Mayor Calls Press Conference on Solid Waste

    Ethical questions have spurred La Crosse’s mayor to action. Mayor Matt Harter has called a press conference for this afternoon to address county solid waste services. A media report today suggests the mayor has ethically compromised himself by appearing to use his office to benefit his family’s garbage business. He’s likely to...