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2008-10-11 03:00:11

By Hubbuch, Chris The coming winter could be more slippery than usual. Road salt is so scarce that private contractors - and many county and municipal highway departments - can't even buy it this year.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

By Marcus, Samantha City officials and even some members of the public made their pitch Tuesday that their projects should take priority in the 2009- 13 capital improvement budget.

2008-09-17 03:00:16

By Marcus, Samantha La Crosse leaders are retreating from a city-run ambulance proposal that drew widespread public opposition. A revised and greatly reduced plan was formally introduced at Thursday's La Crosse Common Council meeting.

2008-09-10 03:00:11

By Anonymous MADISON - A University of Denver official with La Crosse roots will be the first leader of the state's new program to promote access to higher education. Gov. Jim Doyle said Friday that Amy Bechtum will start next month as the director of the Office of the Wisconsin Covenant.

2008-08-28 03:00:36

By Marcus, Samantha City and county officials say they'll release details of a municipally run ambulance service and related legislation Wednesday at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus. The public meeting is sched Wed for 6 p.m. Wednesday it Cartwright Center's Valhalla room.

2008-08-07 03:00:18

By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 7--The La Crosse area would have one city-operated ambulance by 2010 along with the privately run Tri-State under a proposal released Wednesday.

2008-08-05 03:00:39

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 5--SPARTA, Wis. -- Latino children in the Monroe County seat will receive additional academic support when they return to school this fall through an Immigrant Children and Youth Grant awarded to the school district.

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By Anne Jungen, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 5--A former La Crosse man who admitted downloading sexually graphic videos involving children as young as 2 escaped further time behind bars and probation Monday.

2008-08-04 03:00:15

By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 4--La Crosse officials are looking to extend for another six months a quasi-moratorium on commercial building along the Great River Road. The existing moratorium, set to sunset Aug.

2008-08-03 03:00:22

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 3--Walking through the school doors each morning, children from low-income families have more on their minds than homework, quizzes and extra-curricular activities. Some have spent the night in cars, at campgrounds or with relatives and friends.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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