Monroe County Detective Ron Raader says they are being tight lipped on tips and leads they have received so far as to who they think is breaking into the houses.
The daytime burglaries have occurred in the Townships of Tomah, La Grange, Greenfield, Lincoln and Oakdale
Backers of a plan to allow police to write tickets for marijuana possession picked up one vote on the city council, but still fell short of overriding a mayoral veto this week. The plan would have made it possible but not necessary for cops to write a ticket for up to 25 grams. City council member Chris Olson, who authored the proposal, says it just gets the city up to speed with other communities. But several other council members said the idea sent a message of drug tolerance. Council members also sustained a mayoral veto of a proposal that would have added 25 dollars to the expense account of each council member to offset the cost of a home internet connection.
Brides Across America was born on a realization that our country needs to do more to support our troops and their families. That's why bridal salons are uniting across America to donate and giving away wedding gowns to qualified military brides.
The wedding industry is making a difference and giving brides to be the opportunity to find the wedding gown of their dreams as well as alleviating financial stress of purchasing a wedding gown.
Each store, like Charlotte's Bridal Wear on Copeland Avenue in Lacrosse, are preparing a select number of gown to give away. Most of the gowns are worth approximately $500 to $3000. Dresses will be given away on a first-come, first serve basis as long as you qualify. It is being held today and tomorrow.
A new logo has been chosen for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District.
G-E-T Superintendent David Grace says the change will end up costing the district close to $25,000.
A child rapist has been released in La Crosse. La Crosse police say 30 year-old Troy Baker is the latest sex offender to get released into the community. Baker was convicted of first degree sexual assault of a child after raping a 12 year-old girl and a 15 year-old girl. Police say Baker will be living at Attic on Rose street on the northside across from the Three Rivers Waldorf school. Baker is not to have contact with any children.