Police often called to vagrancy problems
It was a good first step. But it is clear more needs to be done. In 2011, Wisconsin lawmakers passed a bill limiting when teachers and other school employees can...
Coon Valley still has a frozen pipe problem...
Until further notice, Coon Valley is asking residents to keep a thin stream of water running through faucets to prevent freezing. The emergency declaration has been in effect since Friday. Village clerk Renita Williamson says customers don't have to worry about their water bills going up because of the weather emergency.
Williamson says it's unusual in Coon Valley for frost to get down to the five-foot level where most of the water pipes are buried.
Complaints of a natural gas smell have been reported today at many points along the La Crosse River. Firefighters were called out to Three Rivers Plaza, and complaints of the smell also came from the Lang Drive area. Xcel Energy reportedly is focusing on the southside festgrounds, where a leak may have occurred in a tank containing the chemical that's added to natural gas to give it an odor.