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2008-07-15 03:00:00

By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 15--Three big-ticket items drew crowds to La Crosse's Common Council meeting Thursday as 16 aldermen ruled on a condemnation, Bliss Road repair and rental registration policy. But the show opener, in contrast, drew little fanfare.

2008-07-15 03:00:18

By Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 15--PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. --The city's Common Council is set to vote tonight for the second time this month on whether to undo its 2003 decision to allow the state to install roundabouts on Marquette Road.

2008-07-14 03:00:21

By KJ Lang, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 14--The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is taking the LEED in sustainability. The new academic building -- Centennial Hall -- is the first in the UW System that will be LEED certified, said Bob Hetzel, UW-L vice chancellor for administration and finance.

2008-07-13 03:00:22

By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 13--With buildings in need of repair and a potential budget shortfall looming, the La Crosse School Board faces hard decisions in the coming months. nWhether to again ask voters to approve borrowing for building maintenance or new construction.

2008-07-13 03:00:17

By Geri Parlin, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 13--LA CRESCENT, Minn. -- Gypsy Rose Lee. She may be the most famous stripper who ever lived, and the musical "Gypsy" is her autobiography.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

By KJ Lang, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 13--If recycling rules are too complex and confusing, people just won't do it.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

By KJ Lang, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 13--The sound of tin cans clanking and glass shattering is constant as a front-end loader pushes bottles and other recyclables onto a conveyor belt that moves upward to employees working on a sorting line.

2008-07-12 03:00:15

By Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 12--This summer is shaping up to be one of the stormiest in recent memory but nothing out of the ordinary. "Certainly it's been one of the most active in recent years," said Seth Binau, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in La Crosse.

2008-07-11 12:00:31

By Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 11--La Crosse sidewalks had an extra crunch Thursday after the summer's first big mayfly hatch the night before. The National Weather Service in La Crosse captured the hatch on radar about 9:45 p.m.

2008-07-11 12:00:31

By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 11--The La Crosse Common Council on Thursday voted to seize a billboard on Copeland Avenue after negotiations between a private developer and sign company proved futile.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.