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Video purports to show beheading of another U.S. journalist Video included

Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people." More>>

Mary Poppins "Flies" in Upcoming Production Video included

Actress Karla Hughes "flies" across the stage in the upcoming performance of Mary Poppins at LCT Actress Karla Hughes "flies" across the stage in the upcoming performance of Mary Poppins at LCT

The La Crosse Community Theatre kicks off its 51st season with a magical performance of a well-known classic.
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Mayor Kabat declares September "National Recovery Month" in La Crosse

Nearly 24 million Americans have a substance abuse problem. In 2012 almost three million people got treatment for their substance abuse, that's according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
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Sparta High School Aims for Smooth Transition with Freshman First Day

Sparta High School Aims for Smooth Transition with Freshman First Day Video included

Freshmen Meet Teacher at Sparta High School Freshmen Meet Teacher at Sparta High School

Sparta, WI (WXOW) - Tuesday was the first day of school at Sparta High School, but only for freshmen. Sparta held their "Freshman First Day," which is the culmination of a program designed to guide students through a smooth transition into high school. The goal of Freshman First Day is to make students more comfortable in a building that is mostly new to them. More>>

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

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Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach. More>>

La Crosse students head back to class in new school Video included

The school year is officially underway.
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Sex offender released to Black River Falls

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Monday that a sex offender is moving into Black River Falls when he's released from prison next week. More>>

Man in hospital after semi rolls into ditch

A man is in the hospital after his semi truck, hauling a fully-loaded tank of milk, went off the roadway and rolled into a ditch yesterday morning shortly before seven o'clock. More>>

Wisconsin Dairy News: Mauel's Sunshine Ice Cream Reaches 100 Year Milestone

The Mauel family has been making ice cream for nearly a century. And it all started in a small creamery that Henry Mauel bought in 1914. “He enjoyed making ice cream,” said John Mauel, Owner of Mauel's Sunshine Ice Cream in Owen, WI. “He worked until he was in his eighties. So he enjoyed the business very much!” Henry Mauel Sr. participated in the dairy manufacturing course at UW-Madison in 1914 and started making cheese and ice cream soon after! In 1960 he sold the business to his son Henry ... More>>

AFL-CIO Hosts Labor Day Parade and LaborFest at Copeland Park

AFL-CIO Hosts Labor Day Parade and LaborFest at Copeland Park

LaborFest, Copeland Park LaborFest, Copeland Park

Local labor organizations and community groups walked in the AFL-CIO's annual Labor Day Parade Monday morning in La Crosse.
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2nd Annual Bowtie Classic tees off at Forest Hills Golf Club

Over 80 golfers wait for the event to start. Over 80 golfers wait for the event to start.

The 2nd annual Charlie Miller Memorial Bow-tie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open was held Saturday afternoon for a good cause. Over 80 golfers participated in the event, with registration being $75 per person to compete in teams of 4 in a 18 hole golf scramble. Foursomes competed to win $1,000 in prize money awarded to the La Crosse public schools the teams represented on the golf course. Golfers had a chance to win a 2014 Dodge Dart (courtesy of Pischke Motors) by hitting a hole in one ... More>>

Galesville Family surprisingly welcomes newborn baby on Labor Day Video included

Labor Day is a day where most workers enjoy a day off from their full-time or part-time schedules, but for some, work doesn't stop, not even on Labor Day. More>>

A Minnesota Tradition: Carving Butter Heads Video included

Each year at the end of the summer millions of people head to St. Paul for the Minnesota State Fair. For the last 61 years 12 women have come home from the fair with a very special, very edible souvenir, their head carved in butter. More>>

Goose Island Campground has “busy” Labor Day weekend Video included

Labor Day Weekend is one of the busiest weekend for camp sites and campers—especially for Goose Island Campground in Stoddard, the largest county campground in the state of Wisconsin. More>>

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  • UPDATE: Man injured in Monroe County after falling off a moving car

    UPDATE: Man injured in Monroe County after falling off a moving car

    The man injured Friday in the Village of Norwalk after falling from a moving vehicle is still being treated at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.More >>
    The man injured Friday in the Village of Norwalk after falling from a moving vehicle is still being treated at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.More >>
  • Coast Guard offers safety tips for La Crosse boaters

    Coast Guard offers safety tips for La Crosse boaters

    For those heading out on the water over the holiday weekend, the Coast Guard Auxiliary wants to remind people to think “safety first”.More >>
    For those heading out on the water over the holiday weekend, the Coast Guard Auxiliary wants to remind people to think “safety first”.More >>
  • Train hits, kills pedestrian in Tomah

    Train hits, kills pedestrian in Tomah

    A Canadian Pacific Railroad train hit and killed a pedestrian in Tomah late Saturday night.More >>
    A Canadian Pacific Railroad train hit and killed a pedestrian in Tomah late Saturday night.
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