Coach will probably not give his team the "Win one for the gipper" speech
Monti, Miller will be given honorary diplomas
Sometimes you have to wonder what the real motivation is. The Wisconsin Legislature made changes last year to how County Veterans Services Offices are funded. These are the agencies, staffed...
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.
A Winona woman died of accidental drowning after a New Year's Eve crash into Swift Creek in La Crosse...
That ruling comes from the La Crosse medical examiner's office, in the death of 21-year-old Ellie Ahmann. Examiner Tim Candahl says alcohol was a factor in the accident, with Ahmann's blood alcohol level at point-1-6-5. Ahmann's car went off Jackson Street near the brewery, went down an embankment, and traveled on the ice before breaking through and sinking in the creek.
Mayo Clinic has finalized the purchase of land near Sand Lake Road in Onalaska. A company spokesman told us that Mayo does not have an immediate plan for the use of the land. Purchase price, $8.3 million. Land equals 187 acres.
Rick Thiesse with mayo tells us that it's an exciting opportunity for them to do long range planning for the future. He says Mayo will evaluate how they can create new, innovative models of care to meet the needs of local communities and bring more Mayo Clinic care to the region.
Thiesse says Mayo will share more details when they have substantive information and are ready to make a formal announcement about the plans.