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NOTICE: 10′ River Stage, Slow-No Wake

The official river stage at La Crosse, Wisconsin is projected to surpass 10 feet on Friday, July 22, 2016. In the event that the river stage rises above 10’, a slow-no wake ordinance will take affect for all developed shorelines in La Crosse County. City Municipal Code 48-29 and County Code 30.80 define a developed […]

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Parking Ramp Gates Coming Back

Effective Monday July 25th, 2016 the La Crosse Parking Utility will be placing the gates back on the pay stations in the down town area parking ramps.  The parking ramps that will be affected by the change are the Market Square, La Crosse Center, and the Main Street ramps.  In an effort to ensure a smooth transition […]

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Drug Investigation and Arrest

                                                                                  ( JONATHAN E WILSON) La Crosse Police Investigators arrested Jonathan E. Wilson yesterday after an investigation started with information provided by the La Crosse County Drug Court Program and La Crosse County Justice Support Services. Jonathan E. Wilson is a current member of the La Crosse County Drug Court Program who was set to graduate on […]

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Trailer Parking in the City of La Crosse

Do you have an unattached trailer parked on a City of La Crosse Street? If so, you are in violation of city ordinance that prohibits unattached trailers from being parked on public streets. This ordinance is not new, but with summer time here we see more violations. La Crosse Police will be warning those in violation […]

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LCPD Investigates Robbery at Altra Federal Credit Union

La Crosse Police Are investigating a robbery that occurred today at the Altra Federal Credit Union located at 28 Copeland Ave, which is inside of the Festival Foods Store in La Crosse. At 3:10 P.M. a white male walked into Altra Federal Credit Union and handed a deposit slip to the teller which had writing on it which stated […]

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Spring City Auction & Bike Barn Hours

Spring City Auction The Spring City Auction will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Police Impound Building (Bike Barn) on: Isle la Plume 1925 Marco Drive La Crosse, WI  54601 Viewing of available items will begin at 9:00AM with bidding starting at 10:00AM.  The available items vary significantly from auction to auction, but there […]

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IRS Scammers Targeting La Crosse Area

The La Crosse Police Department would like to warn area residents that phone scammers are continuing to make fake Internal Revenue Service (IRS) collections calls.  The fake IRS collection agents, using both “live” and “robo-calls”, are demanding that the victim make an immediate payment on an overdue tax bill.  They demand personal details or banking information, and then they threaten […]

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Alternate Side Parking Starts Nov. 1st

Starting Sunday morning, November 1st, at 1:00AM, alternate side parking goes into effect in the City of La Crosse and lasts until April 1, 2016.  The ordinance reads as follows: 44-107 Night Parking Alternate Sides of Street – Between 1:00AM and 6:00AM, from November 1 to April 1, vehicles shall be parked only on even-numbered sides of the […]

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2015 Oktoberfest Recap

Chief Ron Tischer and members of the La Crosse Police Department would like to thank the volunteers, businesses, and organizations in our community, as well as outside law enforcement agencies, for all of their help in making Oktoberfest 2015 a safe and enjoyable event for all. To help ensure safety throughout the fest, the La Crosse Police Department deployed 55 additional law enforcement […]

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Distracted Driving Enforcement Grant

The La Crosse Police Department has recently been awarded a Department of Transportation grant to place additional patrols in the community to focus on Distracted Driving. The goals for these grants are to reduce traffic related injuries and death; to gain voluntary compliance with existing laws and ordinances; and improve the safety and coexistence of […]

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