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Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse Hosts Grand Opening for New Club in West Salem
On Friday September 21, the Boys & Girls Clubs of greater La Crosse hosted a ribbon ceremony, dedication and grand opening for a new club in West Salem.
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Leaf collection begins Oct. 1 in La Crosse
The city of La Crosse will begin loose leaf collection from boulevards beginning Monday, Oct. 1.Weather permitting, crews will begin on the north side and work south to the city limits, making about four sweeps through the city.
Special Weather Statement issued September 22 at 3:36AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI
Fog has formed in area river valleys this morning. If travelingthrough any river valleys through 8 am, be prepared for fog thatcould suddenly reduce visibilities to 1/4 mile or less.Expect the fog to dissipate by 9 am. Pockets of fog could causerapid traffic slow downs if dense enough, especially in
La Crosse area soccer group concerned dam project could lead to flooded fields
Maintenance on the Lake Neshonoc dam is raising concerns that Coulee Region’s community soccer club could end up underwater.Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, which operates the West Salem facility, plans to lower the water level of the lake 36 inches -- at a rate of 6 inches per day for 6 days -- during
Huge weather pattern change!
After yesterday evening’s severe weather, it was refreshing to feel colder fall-like weather. True, we had to put up with strong gusty northwesterly winds;(up to over 40 mph in some areas) however, the thunderstorm-producing cold front will continue with possible impacts overnight. In its wake, Drie
American Red Cross to host La Crosse blood drives
The American Red Cross is hosting local blood drives to address an emergency blood shortage. Donors of all blood types are needed. Donors must be 17 or older, weigh at least 100 pounds, and provide a driver’s license or two other forms of ID.
Public information session about La Crosse Center expansion is Monday
The public will get an update Monday on the La Crosse Center renovation and expansion project.The proposed project went back to the drawing board in July after the La Crosse Common Council failed to override a veto by Mayor Tim Kabat. The move prohibited the project from infringing on Riverside Park
Affordable Starter Homes in the La Crosse Area
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Middleton shooter not legally able to have firearm
Middleton police said Friday that the 43-year-old man who opened fire at a Middleton business on Wednesday, seriously injuring three before being shot to death by police, was not legally able to possess a weapon after a mental health incident in South Dakota more than a decade ago.Police Chief Charl
La Crosse looking to transform underutilized park into redevelopment
Wittenberg Park, located on the northern edge of the city, was declared surplus property by the parks board Thursday to make way for a city redevelopment project.
Business owners honored in La Crosse
"We have opportunities to create hundreds of millions of dollars more of tax base, to create housing opportunities for people, and I think there is plenty of reasons to be very hopeful that La Crosse is well positioned for a very good future for a long time," said Legacy Award winner John Medinger.
La Crosse County Board OKs $2.7 million bond; former board chair honored
With the road construction season coming to an end, it's time for the La Crosse County Board to pay for this year’s work.At Thursday’s monthly meeting, the board voted unanimously to approve the sale of a 10-year general obligation promissory note for $2,765,000 to Bankers’ Bank, the winner among ei
For La Crosse family finding the Oktoberfest Medallion has a special meaning
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) --The 2018 Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt is over after a father-son team found the prize.For the Kirschbaum family the Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt has been a family tradition for 31 years."It always started with the paper in the morning getting the clues. Before the internet, look
Dad credits late wife's touch for helping him, son find Oktoberfest medallion
Mike Kirschbaum says two factors contributed to he and son Mike Jr.'s discovery of the Oktoberfest medallion: Mike Jr.’s instincts and a heavenly nudge from Bridget, his wife and Junior’s mother, who died in November.
Law enforcement say meth is more than a big city problem
VIROQUA, Wis. (WXOW) – In a nationwide survey of county law enforcement officials in 2006, nearly half said they considered methamphetamine to be their primary drug problem more so than cocaine, marijuana and heroin combined.
La Crosse area's "Top Notch Teachers" are celebrated with annual banquet
La Crosse area's "Top Notch Teachers" are celebrated with annual banquetTeachers nominated as some of the best by their students and peers were celebrated Wednesday evening with the annual 'Top Notch Teacher Banquet.'Be the first to know with the News8000 news app. Breaking news alerts, watch live n
Viroqua couple wins $50,000
La Crosse, WI (WXOW) — A Viroqua couple received a check for $50,000 that all began with buying a package of brat buns. Kent Bjornstad purchased the buns at a Kwik Trip and his rewards card entered him in the Kwik Return Contest. He won tickets to the Packers versus Vikings game as well as on-fiel
Today’s Clue: Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt
Its time once again for the annual Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt. Each day at 6 a.m., fest officials release a new clue that leads searchers to the medallion. As in the past, the medallion:
Suicide Prevention Summit held in La Crosse
Suicide Prevention Summit held in La CrosseHelping people battling with suicidal thoughts is the focus of an annual summit Wednesday in La Crosse.Be the first to know with the News8000 news app. Breaking news alerts, watch live newscasts and get the most up-to-date local news on the go. Click here