-State office buildings will be closed to the public in the following Wisconsin counties on Thursday: Adams, Brown, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Marquette, Monroe, Outagamie, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Vernon, Winnebago. The Capitol in Madison is still open for business.
-All SMRT Bus Routes in La Crosse, Crawford and Vernon Counties for Thursday, December 20 are canceled.
-Gundersen Lutheran's Hospital, Trauma & Emergency Center, Clinic and Urgent Care Clinic in La Crosse and Clinic and Urgent Care in Onalaska REMAIN OPEN. The following Gundersen Lutheran Clinics are closed or are closing early:
Wisconsin: Closed: Blair, ExpressCare Clinics (La Crosse and Onalaska), Prairie du Chien Eye, Tomah Medical and Eye; Closing at noon: Viroqua Medical, Orthopaedics, Surgery and Eye, Hillsboro Eye; Closing at 1 p.m.: Black River Falls Eye Clinic,Independence, Whitehall (Medical and Eye); Closing at 2 p.m. Sparta
Minnesota: Closed: Harmony, Houston, La Crescent, Spring Grove
Iowa: Closed Fayette, Ossian, Lansing, Postville, West Union; Closing at 1 p.m: Calmar, Closing at 3 p.m.: Waukon
-All Ho-Chunk Nation government offices closed Thursday; All Ho-Chunk Nation businesses remain open
-Scheidegger Implement Auction in Waumandee, WI canceled, rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 21st 9 a.m.
-As a result of the cancellation of Thursday's boys game, varsity boys/girls games will be played will be played with Alma-Pepin at Cochrane-Fountain City on Friday, December 21, 2012. The boys game will start at 6 p.m. and the girls game will be at 7:30 p.m.
-Black River Falls vs. Medford Girls Hockey is postponed for Dec. 20; no makeup date is set yet.
-The Black River Falls at Westby girls basketball game on December 20 has been rescheduled for February 12 at Westby (JV/C-teams at 5:50 p.m., Varsity 7:30 p.m.)
-The Black River Falls vs Viroqua wrestling match on December 20 at Black River Falls has been rescheduled for Jan 8 at Black River Falls. (Weigh-ins at 6 p.m.; JV 6:30 p.m., Varsity at 7 p.m.)
LA CROSSE COUNTY
-The Onalaska Girls Hockey Co-op game vs. Baraboo Co-op scheduled for Friday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. at the Omni Center has been cancelled. No rescheduled date has been set.
-Due to inclement weather, Valley View Mall will close to the public on Thursday, December 20, beginning at 8:00 pm. This decision has been made in order to ensure the safety of our shoppers and employees during the snowstorm. The mall is scheduled to re-open for business on Friday, December 21, 8:00 am - 10:00 pm.
-La Crosse County State Offices will close at 3:00 Thursday. Consistent with the County Severe Inclement Weather Policy: Employees who have reported to work and continue until the 3:00 closing will receive pay through the end of the day. Employees should be permitted to go home earlier if they are concerned about their personal travel and should use vacation, comp time or UTO for the remainder of today if leaving before 3:00. Employees are encouraged to not come in if they haven't already reported today. Employees who have not reported to work will be able to use vacation or comp time for today, since most employees have already reported to work and will be compensated at their established rates. As usual, Department Heads & Supervisors should keep track of the actual hours worked by individual employees so the application of the policy can be applied as fairly as possible.
-Please note that our Holmen, Onalaska and West Salem locationsof the La Crosse County Public Library system will be closing at 5:00 p.m. Thursday due to inclement weather.
-The La Crosse County Board of Supervisors Meeting for tonight, Thursday, December 20, 2012 has been cancelled
-The December 20 girls Luther at G-E-T basketball game has been postponed. No make-up date set at this time.
-Gentle Lambs Childcare will be closed at noon on Thursday
-The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse are closed Thursday
-La Crosse County WIC closed Thursday
-The La Crosse boys hockey vs Black River Falls game scheduled for Dec. 20 will be made up Sat. Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. in La Crosse.
-Coulee Region Adult Day Center, closed Dec. 20
-Partners in Excellence Autism Therapy Center, Closed Dec. 20
-YMCA North & La Crosse opening at 10 a.m. December 20, Northside Childcare Center closed
-All Childfirst locations are closed December 20. This includes daycares in Holmen, North La Crosse, South La Crosse, West Salem and Onalaska and school age programs at Irving Pertzch, Onalaska and West Salem Elementary. No 4k program at all La Crosse Childfirst locations, no wrap around care for Thursday.
-The De Soto at Luther wrestling match on December 20 has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, February 4, 2013. Start time for the match is 7:00 PM.
-Northern Engraving's West Salem Division is closing third shift Wednesday night and first and second shift Thursday
-Biolife Plasma Services in Onalaska is closed Thursday
-Coulee Region Driving School closed Thursday
-WAFER Food Pantry opening at 4 p.m. Thursday
-Girls basketball Friday, Dec. 21 – Hillsboro at Cashton PPD is canceled. No makeup date set.
-The Mayo Clinic Health System clinic in Sparta will be closing early at 3 p.m. Thursday. If patients are needing to be seen after that time, the Sparta hospital/ER will be open 24/7 for any medical needs.
-Kids Kountry Learning Center is closed Thursday, plans to re-open Friday.
-The La Crescent at Sparta boys hockey game scheduled for Thursday night has been rescheduled for January 26th, 2013. Start time is 7:00 p.m.
-Community State Bank in Norwalk closed Thursday
-Community State Bank in Wilton limited hours Thursday
-Sparta Free Library closed Thursday
-The Richland County Courthouse, Department of Health and Human Services, and Symons Recreation Center are closed Thursday. Only essential, crisis services will be offered at those offices.
-The Vanessa Trouble concert, scheduled for Thursday evening at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, has been canceled because of the poor weather conditions. Refunds will be given, and Saint Mary's University Box Office staff will be contacting patrons. This concert will not be rescheduled, but Trouble's second performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, is being held as scheduled. A waiting list will be starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the museum. Call the SMU Box Office, (507) 457-1715, until 4:30 p.m. for more information.
-The Mayo Clinic Health System clinics in both La Crescent and Caledonia will be closing early at 4 p.m. Thursday.
-Soup-er Thursday at First Congregational Church in Winona canceled Thursday
-All state offices are closing at 12 p.m. Thursday
-Equity Livestock in Waukon, Iowa has canceled its livestock sale on Thursday, December 20.
- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will finish his term despite being diagnosed with prostate cancer
- A woman was arrested in Black Hills after abducting her kids
- Wisconsin manufacturing tax credit continues to grow
- Plans on hold for proposed cell towers in La Crosse
- Community Closings & Delays due to approaching storm
- Trial set for mom whose toddler was found wandering outside
- Wisconsin Democrats: County websites were hacked
- Bipartisan proposal would eliminate publishing minutes
- House committee approves bill that would charge protesters
- Holmen Fire Department focuses fire safety education on different age groups