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The Perfect Storm: Armistice Day 1940

Some bad weather days live on in infamy. Such is the case with the Nov. 11, 1940, Armistice Day storm, often referred to as “The Day the Duck Hunters Died.”
(written by Carla Swerman, Archives staff) History does repeat itself!  It is equally true that Mother Nature can be fickle.  Amidst glorious days of sunshine and warmth, she p… https://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/the-perfect-storm-armistice-day-1940/

Lake Hoofenpoof?

When Lake Onalaska was created in the spring of 1937, residents were asked to vote on the name.
(written by Bill Petersen, Archives Staff) When Lake Onalaska was created following the completion of the dam on the Black River in the spring of 1937, residents of Onalaska we… https://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/lake-hoofenpoof/

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