Legislation would put process in nonpartisan hands
When it comes to parking in La Crosse's municipal ramps, what's old is new again. Just months after removing the often malfunctioning and vandalized parking gates in favor of free...
Winners of the third annual Minnesota Grown Retailer of the Year were announced during the Minnesota Grocers Association’s annual industry luncheon in Bloomington.
Minnesota Grown Retailer of the Year winners were recognized in four categories. One local connection..........winning the Retail Group of 9 Stores or Less, Festival Foods.
In addition to a commemorative plaque, winners received the exclusive rights to use the Minnesota Grown Retailer of the Year logo in their ads and displays for the next year.
Early this morning at 4:08am, La Crosse Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Kwik Trip located at 506 Cass St. in the City of La Crosse. Store employees reported shortly after the 4:00am opening a male subject entered the store displaying a handgun and demanding cash. Store employees complied with the demand and the suspect fled from the store. The suspect was last seen on foot heading southeast from the alleyway behind the store. Officers and a K-9 unit arrived on scene within minutes but were unable to locate the suspect.
Store security surveillance video has been obtained and we are looking for help in identifying the suspect in the armed robbery.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the La Crosse Police Department at 608-785-5962 or La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers @ 608-784-TIPS. You also can text “LAXTIPS” and your tip to 274637("Crimes") or visit www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com to report it online.
Tipsters can remain anonymous.
The suspect is described as;
Wearing Long Sleeve Gray Colored Hooded Sweatshirt
Black Face Mask
Stoddard woman has been killed in a two-car crash on Highway 35. Eunice Beagle died at Gundersen in La Crosse after her mini-van collided head-on with a car driven by Dorothy Roth of La Crosse. Beagle was trying to pass another driver on 35, north of Stoddard, when the crash occurred. Roth is being treated for several injuries. The accident happened around 8 'clock last night.
Armed robbery at the Kwik Trip on Cass Street...
It happened just after 4 this morning. Police say a white male showed a revolver to a clerk and took money.
No injuries, no arrests made.
Members of La Crosse County's Heroin Task Force will get some hands-on experience in battling drug abuse this weekend...
They've been asked to gather old medicine at drop-off sites on Saturday, as part of a nationwide drug collection campaign. Rita Von Haden from the Coulee Council on Addiction has been organizing the local drop-off. She says the drugs collected here will be sent to Eau Claire, at first, and then taken to a regional center for burning.
Local disposal sites will include the Viterbo Fine Arts Center, the Onalaska and Holmen police stations, and the CESA-4 offices in West Salem. Hours are from 10 to 2 on Saturday.