Council Member to Take Leave of Absence, Seat Could be Filled Temporarily
He's not generally known as the most vocal city council member in La Crosse. Now, his voice will be completely absent from the council. At least for awhile. Mike Larsen, seventh district representative on the council, is taking a leave of absence. He might be gone, but his seat won't be empty. Council president Audrey Kader has proposed temporarily filling the seventh district slot with former fifth district council member, Jacie Gamroth. The council will vote on it next month. It's not clear how long Larsen will be gone from the council.