Oktoberfest opens in
La Crosse County Admin. wrapped up 18th Habitat 500 He’s raised over $330,000 biking for the Habitat for Humanity.
First step in larger plan for owner, Maria Norberg Maria Norberg has big plans for her little grassy knoll in
Two groups watched presidential candidate speak online A few dozen people met in La Crosse Wednesday night to eat
Local artists have been trained in 3-D arts When the city of La Crosse spent money for a 3-D mural to decorate the
La Crosse's Clements job becoming more complex Recently, a police chaplain's job has become much more complex. 

LATEST FROM COULEE REGION COOKS

Bacon Burger

Ingredients: 2 pounds bacon burger (1½ pounds beef with ½ pound bacon - should grind twice) 1 egg Onion to taste ½ cup cracker crumbs 1/4 cup milk - as...

Breakfast in a Meatball

Ingredients: 1 to 2 pounds sausage ½ to ¾ cup hash browns ½ cup Cheddar cheese small dice or grate Onion to taste, optional 1 to 2 eggs ¼ to...

LATEST NEWS

Reward money donated to find vandals at Northern Hills

29 July 2015
Reward money donated to find vandals at Northern Hills

Retired Col., Nelson donates check to Northern Hills 

Bandshell needs makeover

29 July 2015
Bandshell needs makeover

City waiting for transfer of property

Bucks arena deal passes Assembly

28 July 2015
Bucks arena deal passes Assembly

Half-billion dollar proposal heads to Governor Walker

Lawmakers supporting veteran legislation

28 July 2015
Lawmakers supporting veteran legislation

Changes stem from death at Tomah VA

Fair

71°F

La Crosse

Fair
Humidity: 68%
Wind: SE at 5 mph
Friday 60°F / 84°F Sunny
Saturday 63°F / 87°F Sunny
Sunday 63°F / 86°F PM Thunderstorms
Monday 59°F / 83°F Sunny
Tuesday 58°F / 80°F Sunny
Wednesday 58°F / 77°F Partly cloudy
Thursday 58°F / 76°F Partly cloudy
PEOPLE POLL
If Someone Disagrees With You, Are They Biased?
If Someone Disagrees With You, Are They Biased?
You must select at least one item to vote!

Low income workers deserve sick pay too

30 July 2015

For many people, being able to take a paid sick day is something they take for granted. But for many others, it is not even an option. More than one...

News

News

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:41

Drunken Driver Vote Coming

Written by

MADISON, Wis. (AP) The state Assembly is set to vote on a Republican bill that would ensure repeat drunken drivers spend time behind bars.

The bill would require judges to impose three-year prison sentence on seven-, eight- and nine-time offenders and a minimum four-year prison sentence for 10-time offenders and beyond.

Judges also would be required to impose a mandatory 30-day jail sentence on anyone who causes an injury while driving drunk and commercial drivers with a blood-alcohol content of 0.04 percent to 0.08 percent who cause an injury.

The bill comes after a state appeals court ruled last month current law leaves a judge free to decide whether to impose prison time.

The Assembly is scheduled to vote on the proposal Tuesday afternoon.

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:40

IRS Versus The Tea Party

Written by

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Gov. Scott Walker says the IRS's screening of conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status is ``more than just a political scandal.''

Walker commented Tuesday on the issue after he and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sent a letter urging President Barack Obama to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the case.

Walker says the extra scrutiny of conservative groups by the IRS is ``a real threat to our freedoms.'' He says the issue is much bigger than a temporary political story out of Washington and everyone should be concerned about the IRS targeted certain groups.

In their letter, Jindal and Walker call the allegations ``Big Brother come to life.''

Both Walker and Jindal are potential Republican candidates for president in 2016.

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:38

Governor Walker 'Listens'

Written by

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Gov. Scott Walker says he spent most of the time during his meeting with the Dalai Lama listening.

Walker met with the Dalai Lama on Tuesday morning, before the Tibetan spiritual leader was scheduled to give a speech before the Wisconsin Legislature.

Walker says ``there wasn't a whole lot of dialogue'' during his meeting at the Alliant Center in Madison, a couple miles away from the Capitol. Walker says of his meeting, ``It was more or less a greeting. I spent most of the time listening.''

Walker says the Dalai Lama gave him a couple of his books and talked about his travels and how happy he was to be back in Wisconsin. His visit this week is his ninth to Madison.

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:34

Sparta Meat Recall

Written by

Foss Fine Meats, of Sparta, is voluntarily recalling its beer bratwurst, meat

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:11

Could Tanning Beds Be Outlawed For Minors?

Written by

The Mayo Clinic is concerned about an eight fold increase in melanoma skin

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 11:22

Dragon Boat Races Coming To La Crosse

Written by

Dragons will soon be filling the Mississippi River come this July.

(Click

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:09

United Way Director A Perfect Fit

Written by

When Mary Kay Wolf decided to apply for the Executive Director position at

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:08

Packers Tailgate Tour Starts Today

Written by

Several top players will be aboard the 8th annual Green Bay Packers tailgate

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52

Attorneys avoided a potentially painful trial in the case of a fatal La Crosse County crash, but emotions ran high Monday at a plea and sentencing hearing...

Heath Erlandson pleads guilty to causing the traffic death of Paul Betsinger two years ago. A crime lab report said Erlandson had traces of cocaine and other drugs in his system at the time his car hit Betsinger's motorcycle. Paul's sister, Brenda Wilson, says the wounds of her brother's death are 'ripped open again' because of the hearing.  A defense attorney argued that there's no solid evidence that Erlandson was under the influence of drugs or impaired at all when the crash happened.

 

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52

TWITTER FEED

1410 WIZM
La Crosse's newest downtown cuisine, the @eatapothik food truck. http://t.co/Henson4pO3 http://t.co/CN5qffW0CK
1410 WIZM
Low income workers deserve sick pay, too. As I See It with Scott Robert Shaw. http://t.co/3CQeIO5DqJ
1410 WIZM
Army vet, Gibson, donates reward money to Northern Hills Elementary, after being vandalized. School District of... http://t.co/51ttAtJhN9
1410 WIZM
Retired Army Colonel Jim Gibson presented Onalaska School Superintendent Fran Finch with a check for $500 this... http://t.co/i5yyPtDrpm

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.