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 2019-09-13 20:53 

WLAX

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Packers-Vikings renew border battle at Lambeau...

Most NFL coaches don't put much stock in early-season division showdowns. Mike Ditka certainly doesn't. The former Bears head coach and Hall of Fame tight end appreciates physical and talented defensive play, which was on full display in the Packe...

 2019-09-13 20:50 

WLAX

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Almond harvest and more...
 2019-09-13 20:26 

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WEB EXTRA: Baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 weighing 9 pounds 11 ounces...

Christina Malone-Brown was born at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown September 11 at 9:11p.m. weighing 9 pounds, 11 ounces....

 2019-09-13 16:59 

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92-year-old works at Lake Hallie Taco John's...

For some, retirement means it's time to relax, but one local woman in her 90s decided she preferred being at work. 92-year-old Jeanne Pederson spends three days a week working at the Taco John's in Lake Hallie. She was retired for nine years but t...

 2019-09-13 16:51 

WLAX

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La Crosse Police and Fire Commission meet to discuss police chief finalists...

On Tuesday, the La Crosse Police and Fire Commission announced the three finalists for the open Chief of Police position. Thursday, the Commission held a meeting discussing the candidates and preparing interview questions. The finalists, Shawn Kudron, Jas...

 2019-09-13 16:26 

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Preston Kraft deemed competent for trial...

Rusk County homicide suspect has been deemed competent to stand trial by a doctor. Court documents show 32-year-old Preston Kraft appeared in Rusk County court Thursday where he also stated he believed he is fully competent. Kraft also said he believes he...

 2019-09-13 16:22 

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L.E. Phillips Memorial Library to launch campaign to raise money for expansion project...

A local library will be undergoing major renovations and community leaders are asking for the public's support on the project. The story builder campaign aims to raise $7 million to expand the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire and th...

 2019-09-13 16:08 

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Ground broken for new apartment building...

The latest push for more affordable housing in Eau Claire officially broke ground Thursday. The Cannery Trail Residences will be built along Oxford Ave., just west of downtown Eau Claire. The project will be done in two phases. The first, which kicked off...

 2019-09-13 16:04 

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Garage total loss after fire in Chippewa Falls...

A garage in Chippewa Falls is a total loss after a fire on Thursday morning. The Chippewa Falls Fire Department responded to a garage fully engulfed in flames around 7 a.m. Thursday near the corner of Elm and St. Augustine streets. After about 20 minutes,...

 2019-09-12 16:49 

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WATCH LIVE: Week 2 of 'Big Game Bound'...

Viewing this on our news app? Tap here for the livestream at 1 p.m. ET. It's Week 2 of Big Game Bound and we're bringing you the latest news and insights from the NFL. On this week's episode, which streams exclusively on Nexstar Nation website...

 2019-09-12 16:38 

WLAX

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Boy bullied for homemade UT shirt to be offered a scholarship, school announces...

The Florida boy who captured the hearts of Vol Nation and the country after he was bullied for his homemade Tennessee shirt has been offered a four-year scholarship, the school announced Thursday. The University of Tennessee announced Thursday a fourth-gr...

 2019-09-12 16:08 

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Cadott ceremony recognizes 9/11 attacks 18th anniversary...

On Wednesday, the nation remembered those who lost their lives in the September 11th attacks, and if you ask most people, they can remember just where they were when the first plane hit the Twin Towers in New York. On September 11, 2001, the world stopped...

 2019-09-12 15:54 

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Reflecting on 9/11 in the classroom...

The majority of students in high school right now weren't alive when the 9/11 attacks happened. If they were, they were probably too young to remember the impact it made on the nation. As a result, teaching this subject in schools has changed during t...

 2019-09-12 15:39 

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UW-La Crosse professor placed on leave following allegations of misconduct...

Nearly one week after a student at UW-La Crosse posted about a sexual encounter with an art professor, the university says it has placed the professor on leave. The student posted the details on Facebook after she says she was frustrated with the universi...

 2019-09-12 15:15 

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Viterbo University and Milwaukee Public School partner together...

On Tuesday, Viterbo University announced their new partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS). They are calling it 'Emerging Educators' and the program helps paraprofessionals and other employees in the district earn a bachelor's degree i...

 2019-09-12 15:06 

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Two arrested in connection to incident at North High School last week...

Two people have been charged in connection to an incident that happened at North High School Sept. 6. Court documents show 29-year-old Benjamin Weinberger and 41-year-old Tracy Gawlitta were in court Wednesday. The charges come after officers were called ...

 2019-09-12 14:48 

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Hit-and-run suspect appears in court...

A motion hearing was held in Chippewa County Wednesday for 22-year-old Colten Treu. He's charged with 11 counts related to a hit and run in Lake Hallie last November that killed three Girl Scouts and a mother. At Wednesday's hearing, the judge gra...

 2019-09-12 14:39 

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Chris Kroeze to perform at Winona State University...

Chris Kroeze, runner-up on season 15 of NBC's "The Voice" last winter will perform at Winona State University next week. The country rock artist concert will be held on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in Harriet Johnson Auditorium. Tickets are on sale and ...

 2019-09-12 14:25 

WLAX

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NY lawmakers remember 9/11, praise extension of victims' fund...

Congressman Tom Reed said he...

 2019-09-12 14:24 

WLAX

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Two Texas lawmakers look back at where they were on 9/11...

We all remember where we were on September 11, 2001 — and two Texas congressmen are no different....

 2019-09-12 14:24 

WLAX

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The difference between 5 de Mayo and 16 de Septiembre...

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, we're highlighting Mexico's rich culture—one many of us here in the Borderland share with our close proximity to Ciudad Juarez. This month also happens to commemorate Mexico's Ind...

 2019-09-12 14:23 

WLAX

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Inside Dia de los Muertos...

(KTSM) Hispanic Heritage Month begins later this month, and part of Mexican culture includes celebrating the lives of those who have died. In most areas, Day of the Dead, or "Dia de Los Muertos," is actually a series of days. November 1 is meant t...

 2019-09-12 14:23 

WLAX

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Veterans take honor flight to Washington memorials on anniversary of 9/11...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — For some veterans, it was a first trip to Washington, and the first time seeing monuments built in their honor. "It has quite an impact on us, and it almost brings you to tears, " said Korean War veteran Loren King. Th...

 2019-09-11 21:43 

WLAX

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Tractor sales up in August and more...

Your afternoon agriculture update...

 2019-09-11 20:57 

WLAX

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President, first lady attend 9/11 memorial service at Pentagon...

During the ceremony, attendees recognized the names of those who died there during the 9/11 attacks. President Trump said Americans won...

 2019-09-11 20:57 

WLAX

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FDNY First Responder gives an emotional speech...

(WTAJ) — Retired Battalion Commander John LaBarbera, FDNY, gives a powerful and emotional speech on 9/11 2019, speaking of his experience running into the Trade Centers and speaking of those who gave their lives....

 2019-09-11 17:45 

WLAX

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Fox First Updates: Remembering 9/11 and more...
 2019-09-11 17:22 

WLAX

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Infant death investigation underway in Jackson County...

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an infant. According to the sheriff's office, an emergency call came in just before 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4 from a mother reporting she found her infant daughter decease...

 2019-09-11 16:40 

WLAX

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New La Crosse police chief will be internal employee...

According to the La Crosse Police and Fire Commission, the next La Crosse police chief will be a current member of the department. All three of the finalists to succeed departed chief Ron Tischer are currently captains with the department. The finalists a...

 2019-09-11 16:29 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

VP Mike Pence speaks at Flight 93 Ceremony...

STONEYCREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WTAJ) — Vice President, Mike Pence spoke at the Flight 93 Ceremony in remembrance of September 11, 2001. "Here, where a common field one day, became a field of honor forever," Vice President, Mike Pence said. The c...

 2019-09-11 16:20 

WLAX

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'I just need to get out' Bahamians seek relief after Hurricane Dorian...

ABACO ISLANDS, Bahamas (WSAV) — The Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama are still facing devastation after Dorian hit — a category five hurricane that killed at least 45 people with hundreds more missing. Many citizens are pleading to just get off ...

 2019-09-11 16:16 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

WEUX FOX 48 currently off air...

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties which has caused FOX 48 to go off air. We are working to address the issue. We apologize for the interruption in programming....

 2019-09-11 16:03 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Investigation continues into fake shooting call...

Last week the La Crosse Police Department says they responded to a 911 call where a man claimed to have shot his wife and another person. However, it was later discovered that the phone call was fabricated, according to police. Officers remained at the sc...

 2019-09-11 15:29 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Recent Meth bust is largest in Dunn County...

The largest methamphetamine seizure to date in Dunn County was conducted Sept. 4. Dunn County Sheriff's Office says nearly one and a half pounds and meth, worth estimated $20,000 and an additional $10,000 in cash, two firearms; one which was confirmed...

 2019-09-11 15:17 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Rabid bats found in Chippewa County...

Rabid bats have been found in the Eau Claire area during the past month. According to public health officials, this is the time of year when bats are most active and they can sneak through very small cracks in siding or windows due to their lack of bone s...

 2019-09-11 13:14 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

18 years later... Remembering the 9/11 heroes at Shanksville, PA...

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (WTAJ) — 18 years later and the site here in Shanksville remains hallowed ground. A site of remembrance and dedication to the 40 brave American heroes who banded together to halt further terror on America's darkest day. In an in...

 2019-09-11 13:13 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Importance of teaching 9/11 history to a generation that wasn't alive...

Pa. (WTAJ) — Today is a day that many Americans are taking time to reflect on one of the darkest days in history, while many weren't even born yet. 18 years ago, 9/11 saw a series of terroristic attacks on our country that killed nearly 3,000 pe...

 2019-09-11 13:13 

WLAX

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You really 'Never Forget': TSA official thinks about 9/11 every day...

William Csontos was out training with his K-9 partner when he got the call that would change his life. He was going to Ground Zero....

 2019-09-10 19:18 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Fox First Update: World Suicide Prevention Day and more...
 2019-09-10 16:42 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Social media threat disrupts school day at North High School...

A threat possibly posted on social media about a local high school, disrupted the start of the school day Monday. Police were called to North High School on Monday morning in response to alleged social media threats directed at the school. "We receive...

 2019-09-10 16:37 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Two motorcycle crashes claim lives of two people...

An Eau Claire man was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle crash Saturday. According to Pierce County Sheriff's Office, 44-year-old Allen Minaker was ejected from his motorcycle on 290th Ave. in the city of Hager. Officials say Minaker missed ...

 2019-09-10 16:27 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Officials release name in Chippewa County crash...

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the woman who was killed in a crash which happened on Saturday. Sheriff Kowalczyk says 32-year-old Hannah Kalman from Hatley, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other person involved has...

 2019-09-10 16:07 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

6th Annual PRiDE celebration...

The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection is hosting their sixth annual week-long pride celebration. The facility has been open since 2004 and provides various programs and services to LGBTQ people and their allies. "We have both a middle school and a hig...

 2019-09-10 15:43 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Packers programming to return to FOX 25/48 this week...

Have you missed Packers programming on FOX 25/48? We have good news! Packers programming returns to air this week for the 2019/2020 NFL Football season! Packers programming schedule: Mondays Locker Room Live Report- during First News at Nine Tuesdays Insi...

 2019-09-10 15:17 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Steven Avery's defense team announces reward to find "real killer"...

The defense team for convicted murder Steven Avery is hoping to find information that exonerates their client. Lawyer Kathleen Zellner announced a $100,000 reward for information that leads to the "real killer" of Theresa Halbach. Zellner says the...

 2019-09-10 14:27 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Moment of silence in New York schools each 9/11 is now the law...

The law, effective immediately, was announced the governor...

 2019-09-09 17:32 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Tenn. student bullied for homemade t-shirt gets a design put on university gear...

(CNN) The University of Tennessee has turned a child's homemade t-shirt into official apparel. It's an exact replica of a Florida boy's hand-sketched design that was reportedly laughed at by some of his classmates. "College Colors Day"...

 2019-09-09 16:53 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Fox First Update: White Claw shortage and more...

Your Monday morning news and weather headlines....

 2019-09-09 16:42 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Two people hurt in stabbing in Town of Wheaton...

One man is arrested after the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department says he stabbed two people. Deputies responded to a home in the Town of Wheaton just before 1:30 Sunday morning. At the home, deputies say they found Jeremy Dodge and Nicole Kolb with ...

 2019-09-09 15:54 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Poor health literacy puts Americans at risk...

For many Americans, health care can be confusing. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 12-percent of U.S. adults have proficient health literacy- the ability to process basic information about one's own health. Poor heal...

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