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Drought in Wisconsin, Minnesota can be tough on grass

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – The rain will see this evening is pretty rare thise days. According to the U.S Drought Monitor, much of our area is in a moderate drought. And we’ve had several days of 90 degrees plus. That can be tough on your lawn, no matter the...
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Wisconsin ramping down COVID-19 vaccination clinics

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) — The community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics, including one in La Crosse County, are winding down. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced Friday that it will be gradually reducing the hours of operating at six DHS COVID-19 vaccination clinics in La Crosse, Barron, Douglas, Marathon, Racine and Rock counties.
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DHS to close community-based vaccine clinics by late July

MADISON, Wis. (WEAU) - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reducing service for six community-based vaccination clinics across Wisconsin, with the expectation that the clinics will close in late July. The affected locations include the community clinics in Barron, Douglas, La Crosse, Marathon, Racine, and Rock counties. Each clinic...
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Man wanted after high-speed chase through La Crosse Coun ty

Area law enforcement is looking for a man who nearly struck a Holmen police officer during a Friday vehicle chase in western La Crosse County. Police are seeking 29-year-old Tommy Lavelle Martin after a chase that involved officers from Holmen, Onalaska, the town of Campbell and Wisconsin State Patrol. According...
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Black River Falls woman faces multiple theft, drug charges

A 25-year-old Black River Falls woman faces multiple theft and drug charges stemming from incidents in La Crosse and Onalaska. Illeesiah J. Ryan was charged Thursday in La Crosse County Circuit Court with felony charges of burglary to a building/dwelling, operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and possession of methamphetamine, and misdemeanor charges of theft of movable property, retail theft (two counts) and bail jumping (two counts).
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Woman accused of stealing car in La Crosse

A 29-year-old La Crosse woman was charged Wednesday in La Crosse County Circuit Court with stealing a car and driving it from La Crosse to Coon Valley and back. Alicia M. Hogenseon was charged with felony counts of driving a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, possession of methamphetamine and bail jumping and misdemeanor counts of fraudulent credit card use and carrying a concealed knife.
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Elder abuse a growing concern locally, nationally

A startling one in six seniors worldwide, and one in 10 in the U.S., suffered some form of abuse — physical, emotional, financial — in 2020. Harm to those age 60 and older is on the rise, and La Crosse is drawing attention to the issue by marking June 15, World Elder Abuse Day, with a proclamation from Mayor Mitch Reynolds and the placement of yard signs and purple pinwheels.
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La Crosse doctors notice spike in drug overdose hospitalizations

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Doctors in La Crosse are seeing more drug overdose patients in the hospital. One La Crosse doctor says it’s possible an especially dangerous drug is moving through the community. A La Crosse Fire Department official said drug overdose deaths come in waves in the region....
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No COVID-19 cases in La Crosse County jail during pandemic

Since the first case of COVID-19 was found in La Crosse County 15 months ago, the area jail has seen zero cases of it amongst inmates, officials said. "I can't say enough about everything that was done during COVID," La Crosse County Sheriff Jeff Wolf told the county Judiciary & Law Committee Tuesday afternoon.
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21-0684 Hearing Notice

NOTICE OF HEARING TO VACATE A PORTION OF STREET YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Resolution is pending before the Common Council of the City of La Crosse, for the vacation of the following described portion of street, to-wit: Part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 16 North, Range 7 West, City of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 9, Block 3 of the Mons Anderson and B. E. Edwards Addition said point being on the East right of way line of 14th Street; thence South along said East right of way line, 305' more or less to the Southwest corner of Lot 10 of said Block 3; thence West, 66' more or less to the Southeast corner of Lot 8, Block 4 of said Addition, said point being located on the West right of way line of 14th Street; thence North, 305.5' more or less along said West right of line to the Northeast corner of Lot 1 of said Block 4; thence East, 66' more or less to the point of beginning. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED THAT a hearing thereon will be held before the Finance and Personnel Committee of the Common Council on July 1, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 6th St. Se, at which time any and all may be heard for or against the vacation of said street. Such matter will also be acted upon by the City Plan Commission at 4:00 p.m. on June 28, 2021, and by the Common Council on July 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., both meetings will be at the Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 6th St. S If you wish to attend any of the above meetings through video conferencing, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 608-789-7510 or email cityclerk@cityoflacrosse.org for more information. The above referenced Resolution and relevant attachments may be examined in the Legislative Information Center which can be accessed from the City website at www.cityoflacrosse.org. Dated this 25th day of May, 2021. Per Order of the Common Council Nikki Elsen City Clerk of the City of La Crosse, Wisconsin 6/10,6/17,6/24 LAC79984 WNAXLP.
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Dementia Friendly Week activities being held June 14-19

La Crosse County is marking Dementia Friendly Week June 14-19 with a series of programs and events. In La Crosse County, over 2,300 residents have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, a number projected to double in the next 20 years. Of County residents age 25 and over, one in four is a caregiver.
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LEGALNOT - RFQ - June 2021

LEGAL NOTICE The La Crosse County Highway Department is requesting qualifications for: Design Engineering Services The design will be for road reconstruction on CTH M from CTH O to CTH I. All statements of qualifications must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021 by Ronald Z. Chamberlain, Highway Commissioner, La Crosse County Highway Department at 301 Carlson Road, West Salem WI 54669-9332. The qualifications will be reviewed with a short list selected for interview by June 15, 2021. If interested, please call the La Crosse County Highway Department at (608) 786-3810 for an information packet. SIGNED: Ronald Z. Chamberlain Highway Commissioner HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT COUNTY OF LA CROSSE 6/9 LAC80774 WNAXLP.