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2008-08-02 06:00:20

By KJ Lang, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 2--The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, like other schools in the UW-System, has trouble recruiting and retaining faculty because its salaries have not kept pace with comparable institutions across the nation.

2008-08-01 03:00:32

By Steve Cahalan, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 1--Electric rates would increase about 7.9 percent or $6.47 per month for its typical residential customer, under an electric rate request Xcel Energy is filing today with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.

2008-07-31 03:00:37

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 31--Maria Olinger has taught special education to students in New York City with Teach For America, and this fall she will tutor children in English in Costa Rica.

2008-07-31 03:00:27

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 31--Summer months are a boom time for food-borne illnesses, and county health inspectors have the data to prove it.

2008-07-30 03:00:29

By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 30--The ambulance business in La Crosse may soon get more competitive, bringing to a head a public-private battle over who should provide emergency services in the region.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 30--ONALASKA, Wis. -- Tuesday night's Wisconsin Way town hall gathering was a meeting about proven outcomes and measurable results -- both for the process and ideas the group is peddling.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 30--GALESVILLE, Wis. -- A 6-year-old Galesville boy is the Coulee Region's first reported La Crosse encephalitis case this summer.

2008-07-29 09:00:46

By KJ Lang, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 29--Whether economists call it a recession or not, times are tough.

2008-07-28 00:00:29

By Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 27--ST. JOSEPH, Wis. -- Step inside Syl Clements' dairy barn and 9,000 baby chickens scurry. A network of automated water tubes and troughs of organic feed hang from the ceiling.

2008-07-26 12:00:52

By La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 26--The story of two girls accidentally switched at birth at a Prairie du Chien, Wis., hospital will air on the public radio show "This American Life" this weekend.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.