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La Crosse

(lə krôs), city (1990 pop. 51,003), seat of La Crosse co., W Wis., at the foot of high bluffs on the Mississippi, where the La Crosse and Black rivers meet; inc. 1856. Metal products, machinery, building materials, apparel, transportation equipment, and foods and beverages are made in La Crosse. A French fur-trading post was there in the late 18th cent. Later, the city had a thriving lumber industry. A campus of the Univ. of Wisconsin, Viterbo Univ., and a U.S. fish hatchery and experimental farm are in La Crosse. The city also has a zoo, an aquarium, and a historical museum.
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He reported that the total complement of servants and families in the English River District, which at the time was comprised of four posts--Ile a la Crosse, Green Lake, Lac La Ronge, and Grey Deer Lake--was 27 men, 22 women, and 57 children.
When Superintendent Richard Swantz arrived in La Crosse in the late 1970s, Logan High School was considered a vocational school, and Central the college preparatory school.
Carpenters were building the floor of the house I live in here in La Crosse, when my grandmother Bessie Weisman left Seredna, a little town on the Russian-Polish border.
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But today, we're hearing that a lot of items that are being funded are what we used to consider essentials but the money in the district budgets just isn't there," says Geva Thole, Executive Director of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation.
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Officials of the Freedom from Religion Foundation, which is a plaintiff in a lawsuit along with 22 residents of La Crosse, said they would not continue their challenge.
A Ten Commandments monument on city land in La Crosse, Wisconsin, incurred the all-too-common wrath of organized anti-God militants when the Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation and two La Crosse residents sued the city in 2002, demanding the monument's removal.
A federal judge in February ordered officials in La Crosse, Wise.
La Crosse, Wisconsin -- One bishop who went home and put some of these concepts into practice was Bishop Raymond Burke of La Crosse.