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La Crosse gets new siren

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LA CROSSE, WI (WXOW)—A new siren was installed in La Crosse, on Thursday, on the corner of St. James and Rose Streets.

The new siren replaces one that hasn't been working for months.

It's a new type of siren that sounds at a lower frequency, designed to make it easier for people inside buildings to hear.

The whole project costs about $20,000 and was budgeted as a capital project.

The siren was tested after installation was complete Thursday afternoon.

It will be tested again next Wednesday, with the others, during the monthly test.

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