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La Crosse-Winona area rated as secure place to live

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LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW)- Another study finds our area is a good place to live. 

According to an annual Farmers Insurance Group of Companies study, the La Crosse- Winona area is the 20th most secure place to live in the United States among small towns.

This is the second time La Crosse-Winona has placed among the top 20 in the Farmers study.

The rankings were compiled by experts who studied 138 U.S. towns with populations under 150,000.

The experts took into consideration crime statistics, extreme weather, housing depreciation, foreclosures, terrorist threats, life expectancy, and job loss numbers among other factors to come up with the rating.

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