Rick Solem

Rick Solem

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Friday - February 6, 2015 2:24 pm

Trasmission lines aerial work

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.



Wednesday - November 19, 2014 7:43 am

Explosion near Copeland Park

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.


Friday - September 20, 2013 2:54 pm

Person fell off bluff today

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.