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Lesser-known disease affecting deer in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Oct. 25, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Mike Kendhammer used to look out his dining room window and see large groups of deer gathered in a field below. “In the morning, I would have my coffee and read the paper, and I would always see a dozen, 15 or 20,” he said. ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= WIAA 8-Player Tournament= First Round= Belmont 58, Oakfield 24 Gilman 53, Clayton 15 Laona-Wabeno 20, Three Lakes/Phelps 6 Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas 44,...

Man sought in Wisconsin woman's killing is dead, boy missing

Oct. 18, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police searched Monday for a 3-year-old boy after his mother was killed and the man suspected in her slaying was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Major P. Harris has been missing since early Thursday, when authorities...

ROTC students in 2 states rebuild bridge used in skills test

Oct. 17, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — ROTC students from three colleges along the Wisconsin and Minnesota border came together to rebuild a bridge that is part of a trail system used in an annual national competition. The Eagle Battalion included about a dozen students from the...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams-Friendship 42, Platteville 19 Algoma 58, Gillett 14 Alma/Pepin 39, Melrose-Mindoro 20 Altoona 39, Black River Falls 27 Amherst 28, Stratford 14 ...

Rep. Kind endorses Pfaff in Wisconsin congressional race

Oct. 14, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Retiring U.S. Rep. Ron Kind on Thursday endorsed his former staff member, state Sen. Brad Pfaff, in the race to replace him in the southwestern Wisconsin congressional district. The endorsement came the day after another Democrat, Eau Claire...

Eau Claire businesswoman Cooke launches run for Congress

Oct. 13, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Eau Claire businesswoman Rebecca Cooke announced a run for Congress in an open southwestern Wisconsin district on Wednesday, hoping to succeed retiring Democratic Rep. Ron Kind. Cooke is a member of the state's economic development agency board,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams-Friendship 54, Westfield Area 20 Algoma 40, Sevastopol 18 Alma/Pepin 37, Blair-Taylor 8 Almond-Bancroft def. Assumption, forfeit Amherst 46, Manawa 6 ...

Drinking water advisory is indefinite on French Island

Oct. 07, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — State environmental regulators are prepared to spend more than a half million dollars a year to provide bottled water to nearly 1,200 households on French Island due to concerns about contaminated drinking water. The Wisconsin Department of...

State senator will challenge for congressional seat

Oct. 04, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A state lawmaker announced Monday he will run for an open congressional seat representing southwestern Wisconsin. Democratic Sen. Brad Pfaff of Onalaska told the La Crosse Tribune he will run in the 3rd Congressional...