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Tornado spotted in west central Wisconsin amid heat wave

Jun. 15, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A confirmed tornado that left debris in its wake was spotted in two west central Wisconsin communities Wednesday, the National Weather Service at La Crosse said. A tornado spotted in Tomah was described as “large and extremely dangerous” and debris has...

Ban on conversion therapy stands in La Crosse

Jun. 15, 2022 08:41 AM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The mayor of La Crosse has refused to veto the city's ban on conversion therapy, despite pressure from a coalition group. The coalition includes people from local churches, led by former City Council members Tom Sweeney and Lorraine Decker. They rallied...

Bellin, Gunderson health systems set to merge

Jun. 02, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Heath care systems in Green Bay and La Crosse are planning to merge. WLUK-TV reported Wednesday that Bellin Health in Green Bay and Gunderson Health System in La Crosse are discussing a merger with an agreement expected to be completed in the coming weeks. ...

Marshfield, Adams shut down wells due to PFAS pollution

May. 27, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination. Wisconsin Public Radio reported that the state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that sampling in the two cities has...