La Crosse County Emergency Services said all phone lines are working properly as of 4:40 a.m.

On Wednesday night, the dispatch center said it was experiencing phone problems and had a limited number of incoming lines available.


The La Crosse County Emergency Dispatch Center is experiencing phone problems and is limited on the number of incoming lines available.

The 911 service is still operating as usual.

The County is currently working on fixing the problem.  Until then, numbers that are still working are as follows:

La Crosse Police Department

  • 608-785-5962
  • 608-785-5963

Onalaska Police Department

  • 608-785-5940
  • 608-785-5941

Authorities say if you receive a busy signal when calling, please hang up and try again.