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Station to Seattle was just under two days, taking about 45 hours. Several names for this area are used. '''Driftless Area''' is widely used by both Federal and state sites, and seems to be the common name. '''Paleozoic Plateau''' shows up in a number of learned and popular articles and may be on its way to being the preferred name. '''Coulee Region''' is primarily a term used in Wisconsin for the greater La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin) Metropolitan area,, and never for other portions


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, Wisconsin La Crosse , Wisconsin, and many girls of the parish who felt a calling to religious life joined that order. The school is still operated on the premises of the parish by the Archdiocese of Dubuque, as a consolidation of the original school and the Catholic school which once served the nearby community of Balltown (Balltown, Iowa), Iowa. In the early years Norwegian Synod seminary students were sent to Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Luther College (Luther College (Iowa)) was founded near La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1861, and relocated to Decorah, Iowa the next year. Peter Laurentius Larsen served as President of Luther College from 1861 until he resigned from the presidency in 1902. of Luther College'' (Luther College) thumb Herman Amberg Preus (File:HAPreus.JPG), (1825 – 1894), a key figure in organizing the Norwegian Synod '''Viterbo University''' is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university (Liberal arts college) located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in the Diocese of La Crosse. **Green Bay (Green Bay, Wisconsin) – Austin Straubel International Airport **La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin) – La Crosse Municipal Airport **Madison (Madison, Wisconsin) – Dane County Regional Airport *La Crescenta, California (LCA) (Amtrak station) (La Crescenta (Amtrak station)) *La Crosse, Wisconsin (LSE) (Amtrak station) (La Crosse (Amtrak station)) *La Grande, Oregon (LAE) Greyhound Bus Stop A third National Tour opened in La Crosse, Wisconsin on November 4, 2008 with Matthew Friedman, Kyle Martin, and Jon Abrams in the lead role of Piano Man. '''WCOW-FM''' (97.1 FM (FM band), "Cow 97") is a country music radio station licensed to Sparta, Wisconsin that serves "Midwisconsin" and the La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin) and La Crescent (La Crescent, Minnesota) communities on the nearby Mississippi River separating Minnesota and Wisconsin. WCOW-FM also simulcasted for many years on their sister station at 1290 AM when it too had the WCOW calls. The WCOW call sign (callsign (radio)) has previously been used by other broadcasters, including a station that existed from 1951 to 1957 in Minneapolis-St. Paul before being renamed as WISK. The scenic route went west across northern Illinois to the Mississippi River at Savanna, Illinois and then closely followed the Mississippi through La Crosse, Wisconsin, St. Paul, and Minneapolis in Minnesota as far as Little Falls, Minnesota. North Dakota cities served includes Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), Bismarck (Bismarck, North Dakota), and Dickinson (Dickinson, North Dakota). Crossing Montana, the train passed through Glendive (Glendive, Montana), Billings (Billings, Montana), Livingston (Livingston, Montana), Bozeman (Bozeman, Montana), Butte (Butte, Montana), and Missoula (Missoula, Montana). After passing though Sandpoint (Sandpoint, Idaho), the train made stops at Spokane (Spokane, Washington), Pasco (Pasco, Washington), Yakima (Yakima, Washington), and East Auburn (Auburn, Washington) (a stop for connecting service to Tacoma (Tacoma, Washington)) before terminating at King Street Station in Seattle (Seattle, Washington). The trip from Chicago's Union Station (Union Station (Chicago)) to Seattle was just under two days, taking about 45 hours. Several names for this area are used. '''Driftless Area''' is widely used by both Federal and state sites, and seems to be the common name. '''Paleozoic Plateau''' shows up in a number of learned and popular articles and may be on its way to being the preferred name. '''Coulee Region''' is primarily a term used in Wisconsin for the greater La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin) Metropolitan area,, and never for other portions of the region in question. '''Little Switzerland''' is encountered for the Iowa region of the Driftless Area, particularly for the southern portion of Dubuque County (Dubuque County, Iowa) and Swiss Valley Park while areas west of Madison, Wisconsin are occasionally referred to as '''Little Norway'''. '''Driftless Zone''', '''Driftless Region''', '''Driftless Land''' are also encountered "Regional Landscape Ecosystems of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin: Section IV. Driftless Area", USGS, Retrieved July 13, 2007; another government site, "Driftless Area Initiative", USDA, retrieved July 15, 2007, gives by 16 degrees. http: www.crh.noaa.gov bis halloween.php Record snow and cold was recorded as far south as Nebraska and Colorado. http: www.crh.noaa.gov oax ?n Halloween http: www.crh.noaa.gov pub ?n climate halloween_als.php The Arctic air also spread over Chicago, recording a low of 11 on November 4. http: www.crh.noaa.gov lot ?n Nov_wx_trivia http: www.crh.noaa.gov dtx climate fnt_summary_2003.php Herbert, who was born in Waconia (w:Waconia, Minnesota), Minnesota, attended the University of Wisconsin (w:University of Wisconsin-La Crosse) in La Crosse (w:La Crosse, Wisconsin). After graduating with degrees in English and general science, he joined the US Army Air Corps, and served in World War II as a bomber pilot in Europe. Post-war, he worked as an actor before becoming the host of ''Watch Mr. Wizard'' in 1951. The program ran for nearly 15 years on NBC (w:NBC) and CBC (w:CBC).


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Bars and clubs La Crosse has many bars and nightclubs in the downtown central business district, as well as many neighborhood bars and grills. http: www.mainstreetrenaissance.com 100_So_Third.htm 3rd Street in downtown La Crosse, WI is known nationally for having the most bars on a single street in the entire US. Annual events *La Crosse Oktoberfest *La Crosse Riverfest *Freedom Fest *Great River Jazzfest *Irish Fest *Wienerfest *Downtown Mardi Gras *Downtown Cameron Park Farmers Market *Historic Downtown La Crosse Days *Winter Rec Fest *New Years Eve Celebration with The Skyrockers *Hmong New Year Parade *Rotary Lights Display *La Crosse Labor Day Parade and Celebration *La Crosse Storytelling Festival Gallery of Historic Places Buildings (Property type (National Register of Historic Places)#Building), sites (Property type (National Register of Historic Places)#Site), structures (Property type (National Register of Historic Places)#Structure), districts (Property type (National Register of Historic Places)#Historic districts), and objects (Property type (National Register of Historic Places)#Object) in La Crosse listed on the National Register of Historic Places (National Register of Historic Places listings in La Crosse County, Wisconsin) File:10th_CassStNeighborhoodHistoricDistrict.jpg 10th and Cass Streets Neighborhood Historic District File:MonsAndersonHouse.JPG Mons Anderson House File:barron bldg 1891.jpg E.R. Barron Building File:McGilvray Road Bridge No. 1, Van Loon Wildlife Area, La Crosse vicinity (La Crosse County, Wisconsin).jpg Bridge No. 1 File:McGilvray Road Bridge No. 2, Van Loon Wildlife Area, La Crosse vicinity (La Crosse County, Wisconsin).jpg Bridge No. 2 File:McGilvray Road Bridge No. 3, Van Loon Wildlife Area, La Crosse vicinity (La Crosse County, Wisconsin).jpg Bridge No. 3 File:McGilvray Road Bridge No. 4, Van Loon Wildlife Area, La Crosse vicinity (La Crosse County, Wisconsin).jpg Bridge No. 4 (Bridge No. 4 (La Crosse, Wisconsin)) File:McGilvray Road Bridge No. 6, Van Loon Wildlife Area, La Crosse vicinity (La Crosse County, Wisconsin).jpg Bridge No. 6 File:933RoseLAX.JPG John L. Callahan House File:LAXdepot.JPG Chicago, Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railway Passenger Depot (La Crosse (Amtrak station)) File:ChristChurchLaCrosse.JPG Christ Church of La Crosse (Christ Episcopal Church (La Crosse, Wisconsin)) File:FreightHouseLAX.JPG Freight House File:HixonHouseFrontLaCrosse.jpg Gideon C. Hixon House File:Downtown LaCrosse 2006.jpg La Crosse Commercial Historic District File:LavertyMartindaleHouse.JPG Laverty-Martindale House File:LoseyArch.JPG Losey Memorial Arch File:PostcardLaCrosseWIStateNormalSchoolCirca1907.jpg Main Hall La Crosse State Normal School File:StRoseChapelInteriorLaCrosseWisconsin.jpg Maria Angelorum Chapel (St. Rose of Viterbo Convent) File:WillOttHouse.JPG Will Ott House File:SouthLAX7DolorsChapel.JPG Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel File:Wittichhall.jpg Physical Education Building La Crosse State Normal School File:PowellPlace.JPG Powell Place File:230NorthFrontStreetLaCrosseWI.JPG W. A. Roosevelt Company File:SmithValleySchool.JPG Smith Valley School File:RiversideMuseumLaCrosseWI.JPG U.S. Fish Control Laboratory File:VincentHouse.JPG James Vincent House File:PumpHouse.JPG Waterworks Building File:125N4thLAXWI.JPG Wisconsin Telephone Company Building File:201PearlLaCrosseWI.JPG George Zeisler Building Religion Catholic thumb right 400px The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (File:Guadalupe Shrine.jpg) in La Crosse was commissioned by Cardinal Raymond Burke (Raymond Leo Burke) while he was Bishop of La Crosse, was designed by architect Duncan Stroik, and was dedicated by Burke in 2009 La Crosse is the episcopal see for the Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. The Cathedral of Saint Joseph the Workman is the mother church of the Diocese. St. Rose of Viterbo Convent, the mother house of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration is in La Crosse. The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is in La Crosse. Protestant Multiple churches of various denominations including Lutheran, Baptist, Methodist, Vineyard, Presbyterian, independent and non-denominational. The La Crosse Area ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) Synod includes 43,600 members from 81 congregations in 10 counties in western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. http: www.lacrosseareasynod.org index.html Christ Church of La Crosse is the city's Episcopal church (Episcopal Church in the United States of America). Orthodox St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church (St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church (La Crosse, Wisconsin)) is the city's Eastern Orthodox Church. Jewish The Congregation Sons of Abraham is in La Crosse. Muslim Islamic Society Othman Bin Afaan is the city's Islamic mosque. Sports La Crosse has multiple semi-professional sports teams. The La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League, play at their home field at Copeland Park on the north side of La Crosse in the summer months. http: www.lacrosseloggers.com In the past, La Crosse has been home to the Catbirds (La Crosse Catbirds) and the Bobcats (La Crosse Bobcats) of the CBA (Continental Basketball Association), as well as the River Rats (La Crosse River Rats) of the IFL (Indoor Football League (1999-2000)), the Spartans (La Crosse Spartans) of the IFL (Indoor Football League) and the Night Train (La Crosse Night Train) of the NIFL (National Indoor Football League). La Crosse is also home to the NCAA Division III University of Wisconsin–La Crosse (UW–L) Eagles. The university's 10,000 seat Veterans Memorial Field (Veterans Memorial Stadium (La Crosse)) for football (turf field) and outdoor timed track opened in 2009. The stadium will continue to host the WIAA (Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association) Wisconsin high school outdoor track and field state championships in June. http: www.uwlax.edu campaign sportscomplex.html http: www.uwlathletics.com index.aspx?tab football&path football In the winter season, the Coulee Region Chill is a team in the North American Hockey League that began playing in September 2010 at the Omni Center in Onalaska. http: crchill.pointstreaksites.com view crchill In September 2014, the Chill moved their home arena to the Green Island Ice Arena. http: nahl.com news story.cfm?id 11978 Additionally, Mt. La Crosse, the areas only ski hill which opened in 1959 provides eighteen slopes and trails in the winter months. The ski hill is home to Damnation!, Mid-America's steepest trail. http: www.mtlacrosse.com aboutmtlacrosse.php The La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway, located in nearby West Salem (West Salem, Wisconsin), is the first and only paved NASCAR-sanctioned asphalt stock car racing track in Wisconsin. http: www.lacrossespeedway.com faq Hunting and fishing are very popular all seasons of the year, and the Mississippi (Mississippi River) and other rivers, sloughs, creeks, lakes, the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife Refuge, and hilltops and valleys with public woodlands are available to sportsmen and families. Awards and rankings * 2002 - National Trust for Historic Preservation Great American Main Street Award City of La Crosse website. "La Crosse wins Great American Main Street Award!" * 2003 - Milken Institute Best Performing Cities of the 96 Smallest Metros (20th Overall) by 16 degrees. http: www.crh.noaa.gov bis halloween.php Record snow and cold was recorded as far south as Nebraska and Colorado. http: www.crh.noaa.gov oax ?n Halloween http: www.crh.noaa.gov pub ?n climate halloween_als.php The Arctic air also spread over Chicago, recording a low of 11 on November 4. http: www.crh.noaa.gov lot ?n Nov_wx_trivia http: www.crh.noaa.gov dtx climate fnt_summary_2003.php Herbert, who was born in Waconia (w:Waconia, Minnesota), Minnesota, attended the University of Wisconsin (w:University of Wisconsin-La Crosse) in La Crosse (w:La Crosse, Wisconsin). After graduating with degrees in English and general science, he joined the US Army Air Corps, and served in World War II as a bomber pilot in Europe. Post-war, he worked as an actor before becoming the host of ''Watch Mr. Wizard'' in 1951. The program ran for nearly 15 years on NBC (w:NBC) and CBC (w:CBC).


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Crosse , Wisconsin * John Eugene Osborne (1858–1943), Governor of Wyoming and United States Assistant Secretary of State Flood of July 18, 2007 The village suffered tremendous damage on July 18, 2007 when a large thunderstorm system dumped by 16 degrees. http: www.crh.noaa.gov bis halloween.php Record snow and cold was recorded as far south as Nebraska and Colorado. http: www.crh.noaa.gov oax ?n Halloween http: www.crh.noaa.gov pub ?n climate halloween_als.php The Arctic air also spread over Chicago, recording a low of 11 on November 4. http: www.crh.noaa.gov lot ?n Nov_wx_trivia http: www.crh.noaa.gov dtx climate fnt_summary_2003.php Herbert, who was born in Waconia (w:Waconia, Minnesota), Minnesota, attended the University of Wisconsin (w:University of Wisconsin-La Crosse) in La Crosse (w:La Crosse, Wisconsin). After graduating with degrees in English and general science, he joined the US Army Air Corps, and served in World War II as a bomber pilot in Europe. Post-war, he worked as an actor before becoming the host of ''Watch Mr. Wizard'' in 1951. The program ran for nearly 15 years on NBC (w:NBC) and CBC (w:CBC).


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for the 2007-08 season, and again in the 2008-09 season. 127. La Crosse, Wisconsin La Crosse Eau Claire, Wisconsin WKBT arena La Crosse Center city La Crosse (La Crosse, Wisconsin), Wisconsin colors Black, Silver, White NBC, whose relationship with KRON-TV had been contentious at times


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February 2013 The city is home to the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps, a Drum Corps International member corps. Other arts sites include Viterbo University Fine Arts building, UW–La Crosse Art Gallery and Theater, and the La Crosse Center, which hosts national performers. http: thepumphouse.org index.php?option com_content&view article&id 89&Itemid 58 http: lacrossecommunitytheatre.org pages about-staff.html Local sculptor Elmer


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Edition '', ''Judge Judy'', ''The Nate Berkus Show'', and ''The Doctors (The Doctors (2008 TV series))'' among others. KTTC can be seen over-the-air through a low-powered (low-power television) translator (broadcast relay station) '''W50DR-D'''. Licensed to La Crosse, Wisconsin, this station airs a standard definition digital signal on UHF channel 50 from a transmitter at the facilities of ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WXOW on Houston County


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became a newspaper publisher who founded newspapers in Ripon (Ripon, Wisconsin) and La Crosse, Wisconsin. His La Crosse newspaper, ''The Sun'', was founded in 1874. In 1878 Peck moved the newspaper to Milwaukee (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), renaming it ''Peck's Sun''. The weekly newspaper contained Peck's humorous writings, including his famous "Peck's Bad Boy" stories. Bishop Paul was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He graduated from Aquinas High School (La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin

'''La Crosse''' (Hoocąk (Winnebago language): '''''Hįnųkwas''''' title Locations work Hoocąk Waaziija Haci Language Division, A Division of The Ho-Chunk Nation accessdate 2014-04-06 url http: hocak.info mysite HTM%20All Locations.htm ) is a city in and the county seat of La Crosse County (La Crosse County, Wisconsin), Wisconsin, United States. Lying alongside the Mississippi River, La Crosse is the largest city on Wisconsin's western border. http: www.forbes.com places wi la-crosse

The estimated population in 2012 was 51,647. http: www.doa.state.wi.us docview.asp?locid 9&docid 7268 The city forms the core of, and is the principal city in the La Crosse Metropolitan Statistical Area (La Crosse Metropolitan Area), which includes all of La Crosse County and Houston County, Minnesota, with a combined population of 135,298. http: www.census.gov popest data metro totals 2012 index.html La Crosse is a college town and is home to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Viterbo University, and Western Technical College. Recognized as a regional technology and medical hub, La Crosse frequently acquires top rankings in health, well-being, quality of life, and education. http: www.grandrivergreatcity.com DocumentCenter View 124 http: www.forbes.com places wi la-crosse http: www.forbes.com lists 2005 5 6152.shtml

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