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Driver killed in rollover on I-94

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Newport, Minnesota man was killed when he rolled his truck merging onto Interstate 94 from Highway 280. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the Dodge Dakota pickup truck was headed south on 280 and exited to eastbound I-94 at about 3:18 a.m. Sunday. Near the bottom of the ra

KARE - 2018-03-18 21:03:00

Annual La Crosse and 3 Rivers Model Railroad show held at the Omni Center

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - Model train and railroad enthusiasts from the region met in Onalaska Saturday afternoon to showcase their collections. The Omni Center hosted the 37th annual La Crosse and 3 Rivers Model Railroad show. Vendors also came from all over the tri-state region to buy and sell their

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-03-17 22:43:35

Ft. McCoy holds emergency-response exercise, installation lockdown

FORT McCOY, Wis. (WKBT) - Ft. McCoy will lock down the installation as part of an emergency-response exercise from 9-11 a.m. March 21. The response exercise, coordinated by Fort McCoy's Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS), will include an active-shooter incident and an

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-03-19 17:59:19

Linday's Bakery wins Bakery Operation of the Year

Linda's Bakery in West Salem is competing to become the Sweetest Bakery in America. WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WKBT) - Linda's Bakery in West Salem has been named the 2018 Bakery Operation of the Year by the Wisconsin Bakers Association (WBA). Five Wisconsin bakeries were nominated and past winners of the a

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-03-19 15:45:22

La Crosse alternate side parking citations up for 2017-2018

New online software through the city of La Crosse website allows for appealing parking tickets online. LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The 2017-2018 City of La Crosse alternate side parking was 31 day shorter than in previous years and much more efficient, according to the La Crosse Police Department. The

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-03-19 17:46:02

Steve Cahalan: HD Tavern opens across from Holmen Square

It's a neighborhood bar with a rustic atmosphere, Banse said. "The name HD came from Holmen Drive," he said. "A lot of people assume it's Harley-Davidson or personal initials, but it is Holmen Drive. We are not a biker bar. We are a neighborhood bar open to everyone." Banse described the new busines

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 05:45:00

18th District La Crosse County Board: Laurence Berg vs. Sue Christopherson

Incumbent La Crosse County Board member Laurence Berg faces challenger Sue Christopherson in the 18th District. The candidates in contested county board races were all asked the same set of questions to gauge their views and qualifications for the job. BERG: For the last six years I have tried to be

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 05:00:00

Colon cancer steadily decreasing, according to new reports

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - New reports suggest that colon cancer has seen a steady decrease over the past two decades. According to the reports, colon cancer has declined roughly 2.7 percent every year, despite an increase in characteristics that that are linked to the cancer, such as obesity and high

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-03-18 21:34:43