The 47th-annual Houston Country fly-in happens this Sunday. People from across the state fly their planes into the airport just south of Caledonia to put on display. Arnie Beneke , part of the Red Baron Flyers, says between about 9 and 10 is the best time to catch some really good plane action . His group will be providing airplane rides for 25 dollars. The event goes from 7 to noon at the Houston County Airport. But if you want to get in the air, get in line before 11:30.
FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. (AP) Workers are using helicopters to string nearly 50 miles of power lines in Wisconsin as part of a $2.2 billion project.
An oil storage tank exploded around 7 a.m. Wednesday near of Copeland Park and Hyrdite Chemical Company.
A mix of diesel fuel and asphalt was reported raining down on the area.
UPDATE: the shelter warning has been removed. The fire dept. has things stabilized.
One person has been reported injured.
No word yet as to what caused the explosion or the extent of the injury to one person.
By WIZM Staff
Around 1:30 p.m. today, a call came in that someone had fallen off the bluff by Rim of the City Rd.
A rescue operation is underway.
Someone who was with the person that fell made the call.
Jim Hillcoat with the La Crosse Fire Dept. said they're coming down just off Hwy. 16, by Bluff Pass, near some storage lockers.
Check back for more details as they come in.