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At least 1 Iowa tornado had winds of 144 mph Video included

The National Weather Service says at least one of the destructive tornadoes that swept through central Iowa was an EF3 twister with sustained winds of about 144 mph (232 kph).

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Tomah VA hosting Heart of a Hero 5k to help veterans participate in adaptive sports Video included

There are nearly two million disabled military veterans in the u.s. unable to take part in everyday activities. The Tomah VA is trying to help them stay active through recreational sports but they need your help.

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Volunteers urge not to walk or ride on closed trails Video included

It's common in the springtime as the snows melt for public trails to remain closed while they dry off but recent summer rains will have the same effect in some cases.

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Kids prep for La Crosse County Fair junior goat show Video included

It wouldn't be a county fair without an assortment of farm animals on display. 

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It's time for back to school physicals Video included

Just 46 days left of summer vacation for La Crosse students and high school sports start even before then. 

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Preparing for the Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival Video included

The 6th Annual Big Blue Dragon Boat festival is on Saturday, with organizers spending their Friday preparing for the races.

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Advisory referendum coming on funding La Crosse County roads Video included

On Thursday the La Crosse County Board approved an advisory referendum for the fall ballot, hoping to learn how voters prefer to fund county road projects in the future.

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VTR Convention wraps up with car show at Riverside Park Video included

Over 150 classic cars were shown off today at Riverside Park as part of the 2018 Vintage Triumph Register Convention car show.  

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Weighing the value of higher education: what's in a bachelor's degree? Video included

According to the United States Census Bureau, more than one-third of the adult population in the United States has a bachelor's degree or higher. At more than 33-percent in 2016, that number is the highest it has been since experts began collecting the data in 1940. 

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