Menomonie, Wis., native graduated from UW-L in 2008
We have a pretty poor track record of helping our nation's veterans. That's why a proposed change in how veterans services are offered in Wisconsin is a bad idea. Currently,...
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A crime suspect gets in trouble with the court, just by sitting at home. And drinking. Anthony T-J Smith of La Crosse isn't supposed to be drinking. For one thing, he's 19. Also, a judge has ordered Smith not to drink while he's under house arrest following a gas station robbery last month. City police found Smith drinking over the weekend, after they were called to his house when a neighbor complained that he was playing music too loud. Smith was released from jail, after showing up in court for bail-jumping.
When a movie called 'Fort McCoy' was being made in western Wisconsin, people in the tourism business were hoping it would be part of a wave of film production coming to the state.
But that was six years ago, and the wave didn't last long. Dave Clements of the La Crosse Convention and Visitor Bureau is disappointed that the Badger State hasn't been as aggressive as other states in trying to attract movie projects.
Clements says La Crosse still has a local film commission, available to help in case more movie companies want to shoot here. He's ready to promote 'Fort McCoy' if an announced summer release actually happens.
Not a good week to get a hold of Lindsey Schwarz-Nichols, the Western Region