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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Woman rescued from Grandad's Bluff in La Crosse

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LA CROSEE - A 22-year-old woman was being rescued this morning, after she fell about 40-feet while hiking on Grandad Bluff in La Crosse. 

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Police Sergeant Randy Rank said the woman was apparently hiking in an unauthorized area. She called 911 from her cell phone around 7:20 a.m., and rescuers located her about 45 minutes later. Various media reports said the woman had a serious leg injury, and crews had to cut down trees so they could reach her.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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