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Black River, Pettibone Beaches in La Crosse re-open

Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:42:12 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 07 2014 02:01:06 PM CDT
City of La Crosse Parks, recreation & Forestry
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

Black River Beach and Pettibone Beach have re-opened, the City of La Crosse Parks and Recreation Department announced Monday afternoon.

The two Beaches were closed for about a week due to high water.

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Due to high water, Black River Beach and Pettibone Beach are closed, the City of La Crosse Parks & Recreation Department announced late Wednesday morning.

The beaches will remain closed until further notice to ensure public safety.

The City of La Crosse plans to post updates on its website and Facebook page.

The Mississippi River should crest in La Crosse within the next 12-24 hours, then start a gradual fall, StormTeam 8 Meteorologist Bill Graul said.

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