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Township may fight certain annexations

The La Crescent Township Board of Supervisors is prepared to contest the annexation of a slew of properties the city of La Crescent wants to t…

August 20, 2014 5:00 pm(0)

Hotel proposal moves forward

The first step toward construction of a hotel in La Crescent got the green light Aug. 11 from the city council.

August 20, 2014 5:00 pm(0)

DA: Lepsch doesn't deserve new trial

Prosecutors argue a man who murdered a father and son at their downtown La Crosse camera store isn’t entitled to a new trial.

August 20, 2014 5:00 pm(0)

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Hokah council won’t allow downtown apartments

Hokah council won’t allow downtown apartments

The Hokah City Council bucked a recommendation from the city planning commission and disallowed a street-level apartment in the downtown district at its meeting Aug. 5. The decision left the building’s owner with an empty storefront he’s had …

August 20, 2014 5:00 pm(0)

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Girls soccer returns plenty for another state run

Girls soccer returns plenty for another state run

The La Crescent High School girls soccer team is coming off an impressive 2013 campaign. In a season that saw a return to the state tournament, the Lancers amassed a 17-2 record last year, ending only in a Class A quarterfinal loss.

August 20, 2014 5:00 pm(0)

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DNR right to stop illegal silica sand mining in Houston County

The DNR is to be commended for its decisive action to ensure important new laws to protect trout streams from silica sand mining are not ignored. This law requires silica sand mines within one mile of a trout stream to get a DNR silica sand m…

August 20, 2014 5:00 pm(0)

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Former grocer, café owner is still a fixture at Hokah Hardware

Former grocer, café owner is still a fixture at Hokah Hardware

A decade ago, Carol Moore was operating three of downtown Hokah’s key businesses — the Hokah Country Market grocery store, the Sidewalk Café and Hokah Hardware.

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Hillsboro meth labs provide example of HAZMAT readiness

Hillsboro meth labs provide example of HAZMAT readiness

VIROQUA — Emergency responders often deal with people when they are at their most vulnerable and frightened, and on July 31, Vernon County’s hazardous materials team was put to the test as two methamphetamine labs were searched near Hillsboro.

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