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  • Best of 2013

  • Mayor Tim calls a timeout
    Sunday, August 04, 2013 3:05 PM
    The mayor feels this is a move important to the city’s health.
  • What's the craic with Irishfest?
    Sunday, August 04, 2013 2:56 PM
    About 98 percent of the bands that play in La Crosse are also playing in The Cities or Milwaukee. As the Guinness ad would say, it was brilliant.
  • College 101
    Sunday, August 04, 2013 2:41 PM
    You never know what could happen; the girl sitting next to you could be your maid of honor one day.
  • Scott Walker's dream budget
    A little more than a year after surviving a loud and angry recall effort, Gov. Walker is showing his opponents he feels no need to compromise or negotiate.
  • Pubs and pedals

    Aaron Ottesen nicknames his Wednesday night ritual "the trifecta."

    Bike. Burrito. Beer.

  • Meet Mayor Tim
    The mayor of La Crosse has an impressive view. From his office on the sixth floor of City Hall you can see all of downtown, most of the south side, the river and the Minnesota bluffs. Nonetheless, it is a very accessible place, and that’s the way the new mayor wants it.
  • Trigger happy
    Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:02 PM
    “If you don’t own a gun,” he said, ”You’re part of the problem.”
  • No thanks, Big Brother
    Tuesday, May 28, 2013 8:55 PM
    Sure, there is plenty we could do to make downtown La Crosse a more vibrant place, but 41 surveillance cameras are not the way to go.
  • How not to get a tattoo
    I guess you could say this all started out because I was in a rut.
  • No regrets, no white hat
    Tuesday, May 28, 2013 4:11 PM
    John Medinger typifies La Crosse politics more than anyone we can think of.
  • 1. Electronic billboard
    2. Middle school football team
    3. Rail liquor selection
    4. Parking ramp
    5. Internet troll
    6. Graffiti artist
    7. Kwik Trip
  • 1. Pete Best
    2. Milwaukee's Best
    3. "Best in Show"
    4. Best Western
    5. Best Coast
    6. Best Buy
    7. 'My Best Friend's Girl"
  • Steve Harm

    What is your beverage of choice: I just love an ice cold water, or a chocolate malt. NOT A SHAKE.

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