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Mowing Forest Hills Golf Course

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News 8 Eye Piece: Taking on the Big Lawn

News 8 Chief Photographer Chuck Oedsma found out how the Forest Hills Gold Course in La Crosse keeps its greens…

La Crosse Blue Stars

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In Search Of...La Crosse Blue Stars mark 50 years!

The La Crosse Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps is celebrating its 50 anniversary season. One local family knows very…

July TNT

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Holmen teacher goes above and beyond

Nealy all of Jackie Guetschow's fellow teachers at Viking Elementary in Holmen describe her as "an amazing lady."

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Entertainment

  • Tommy Ramone

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    Punk rock icon Tommy Ramone dies

    Punk rock fuel-injected the beat of rock and roll in the mid-1970s with a frenetic tempo. On Friday, the drummer who gunned out those rhythms with pioneering…

Sports

  • 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer trophy

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    World Cup: Netherlands defeats Brazil

    It's often described as the game no team wants to play in.

    This was certainly the case for Brazil Saturday as the World Cup hosts suffered further embarrassment…

Politics

  • John Kerry

    The State Department

    Kerry unveils audit in Afghan election crisis

    An audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election results will begin within a day in Kabul, and the two candidates will accept its determination of who…

Family

  • Pope Francis with Pope Emeritus Benedict

    Osservatore Romano / Reuters

    World Cup finals: It's Pope versus pope

    Will the World Cup finals become a Holy War? At the very least, Sunday's World Cup match could put millions of Catholics -- not to mention Vatican employees --…

Money

Education

Health

  • Beans

    REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

    New drug uses the stink in the stink bomb

    An old children's ditty goes: "Beans, beans, they're good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you...." Well, you know.

    There's wisdom in that wit that…

Weather

  • Lightning file

    Reuters

    Lightning strikes kill 2 people in 2 days

    Lightning strikes killed two people in two days in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, said Kyle Patterson, public information officer at the park.

    Both…

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