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Calls for more aggressive action on pigeon population

It's been a little over a year since Downtown Mainstreet Implemented the use of feeders laced with contraceptives to combat the growing pigeon population. However, some in downtown say the number of birds seems to be remaining significantly high. Pigeons are a common pest problem for downtown areas

WXOW TV-19 - 2017-11-23 02:43:00

'Miracle Man:' La Crosse man surives heart attack on waterskis

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Since he was just 8 years old, Brian Kanable of La Crosse has been a waterskier. "I love it. I love the sport." Now 53 years old, he's found a new way to enjoy it. It started after a friend approached him at church one Sunday about 15 years ago. "He's like 'hey, you waterski

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-22 05:18:13

Kwik Trip expansions plans include 300 new jobs in La Crosse area

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) - Kwik Trip Inc. announced today that a $300 million capital investment project will enable the company to meet its capacity needs for the future. According to a press release, plans call for investing $113 million in a new 200,000 square-foot bread and bun production facility,

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-22 17:18:04

Last-minute preparations for La Crosse Community Thanksgiving Dinner

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Volunteers and organizers were busy Wednesday setting up La Crosse's Community Thanksgiving Dinner. More than a hundred volunteers were preparing for the feast at the La Crosse center until about three Wednesday afternoon and will return Thanksgiving morning at seven. They w

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-23 04:42:00

Fugitive arrested in La Crosse on child sexual assault charges

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A fugitive wanted in Minnesota is arrested in La Crosse on child sexual assault charges. 26-year-old Jonathon Walling is accused of imprisoning and sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl over the weekend. A woman says she saw him touching the girl and performing sexual acts.

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-23 03:52:51

New medication drop-off box now available in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A new medication drop-off box is now available in La Crosse. Gundersen Health System expanded its pharmaceutical waste collection program to include a fourth drop-off box at the Cass Street Pharmacy. Anyone needing a way to responsibly dispose of medications can do so at the

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-23 03:46:12

Kwik Trip announces $300 million worth of projects in La Crosse

Kwik Trip announced Wednesday that its newest projects in La Crosse total $300 million, will create 300 jobs and are designed to support its growing convenience store operations. The company, with 621 stores in three states, said the jobs will be created over the next five years while the projects i

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2017-11-22 17:15:00

Essentia fires about 50 workers for refusing to get flu shot

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota-based health system has fired about 50 employees who refused to get a flu shot. Essentia Health announced last month that employees would be required to get vaccinated for influenza unless they received a religious or medical exemption. The company said it wanted to

WXOW TV-19 - 2017-11-22 17:51:00

Two men charged with beating Reading woman

Two men were arrested as they left a south Reading apartment after beating a woman, police said.Luis A. Rosario, 21, of Spring Township and Rolando N. Gonzalez-Romero, 32, of Reading were taken into custody as they left the apartment in the 100 block of South Fourth Street about noon Monday after th

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-22 08:01:00

18-year-old woman jailed after altercation between groups in Reading

An 18-year-old Reading woman was in Berks County Prison on Tuesday after being charged with brandishing a handgun during an argument over the weekend between two groups of young women. Destiny Hernandez of the 1100 block of North 12th Street was jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail after arraignment Monda

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-22 08:01:00

Man who prompted standoff in Reading jailed on multiple charges

The driver who hid in his north Reading home after fleeing a nearby traffic stop early this week, drawing dozens of officers armed with rifles and pistols, was in Berks County Prison on Wednesday following arraignment on multiple charges. Antonio C. Villanueva-Quinones, 31, was jailed in lieu of $75

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-22 08:01:00

College basketball: Light shines on Walker again in Reading

"I asked him, 'Is it gonna be lit?' " Newton said. "It definitely was." A near sellout crowd was on hand at Santander Arena Wednesday to cheer for the former Reading High star during his appearance in Miami's 57-46 "I asked him, 'Is it gonna be lit?' " Newton said. "It definitely was." A near sello

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-23 08:01:00

Strangers' support turns around lives of two young Reading men

The stories that Will and Ernie tell are of complicated lives, touched by drug abuse, homelessness and jail time. They are stories of abandonment, disappointment, deaths of loved ones, hunger and fear. But, their stories also are of resilience, and hope and gratitude, made possible by some people wh

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-23 08:01:00

West Reading's Christmas tree in place for 89th lighting

WEST READING, Pa. - West Reading workers are no doubt thankful for the nice weather that's allowed them to adorn the borough with Christmas decorations. The lampposts along Penn Avenue have been adorned with wreaths, and the tree has been put in place in Delaney Circle. Crews worked Wednesday to mak

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-22 17:33:13

Walker returns to Reading for game against La Salle

READING, Pa. - Reading High basketball standout Lonnie Walker is back in Reading on Tuesday as he is now a member of the 11th ranked Miami Hurricanes, who are in town to face La Salle. The game takes place on Wednesday night at the Santander Arena. Walker's high school coach Rick Perez is excited fo

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-22 04:13:32

Reading to hold tree-lighting ceremony

Reading Eagle: Natalie Kolb | Mayor Wally Scott speaks during the annual lighting of Readings tree in 2016 Reading, PA Reading will officially welcome the holiday season Dec. 1 when officials light the city's Christmas tree.Traditionally, the tree was illuminated the night before the holiday parade,

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-22 08:01:00

Tomball kicks of holidays with parade, beauty pageant

The holiday season began in Tomball this month with its 52nd annual downtown holiday parade and Miss Tomball pageant. Tomball High senior Kasey Vann has been named Miss Tomball for 2018. Vann collected the honor after a Nov. 18 Miss Tomball Pageant held at Salem Lutheran Church. Click through the ph

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-21 19:10:00

Hidden Gem: Adriatic Cafe in Tomball

My family has had its fill of Mexican restaurants lately, so we decided to try something different and opted for the new location of Adriatic Cafe. The original location in Jersey Village is in an austere strip center along Highway 290. We make the trip for their garlic knots, basic pasta dishes, an

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-11-21 10:00:00

Montgomery County DWI enforcement increases for holidays

Montgomery County law enforcement agencies began conducting increased enforcement in hopes of sending a strong message to motorists that driving while intoxicated will not be tolerated during the holidays, officials said. The increased operations started Wednesday and will run through New Year's Day

YOURCONROENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 23:19:13

Pct. 4: Injured deputy constable released in time for Thanksgiving

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas- A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable who was shot by a suspect was released from rehab in time Thanksgiving. Pct. 4 shared the great news Wednesday evening in a tweet. Deputy Justin Gay who was shot 7 times earlier this month attempting to arrest a suspect has been relea

KHOU - 2017-11-23 00:32:37