Road construction projects force Deke Slayton Airfest to cancel
Resident sounds off on the area around Poage Park
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...
You've heard the expression 'it takes a village' to raise a child...
A La Crosse educator and mentor to local young people is challenging community members to help kids outside their own homes. City Council member Dempsey Miller the 3rd received a Martin Luther King Leadership Award at Viterbo last night...and spoke about some of the values that his parents emphasized while raising him.
Miller was honored along with a second award recipient for 2014...Bill Coleman, a pioneering African-American teacher in the La Crosse School District.
The Winona County sheriff is relieved that a cold-weather search of the Mississippi is over, just before it would have been suspended until spring.
Sheriff Dave Brand was making plans to temporarily halt the search for accident victim Andrew Kingsbury of La Crosse, when search crews located Kingsbury in the water on Sunday. His body had drifted downstream in the two weeks since the SUV crash that killed the driver and three passengers. Brand recalls that the same thing happened in March of 1997, when five young people died in a similar crash into the river at Winona:
Brand says about two-thirds of the people who assisted in the recovery were volunteers from outside Winona with experience in underwater searches.
Minus 4 at 10 this morning but the construction of a Northside school in La Crosse tredges forward. Dan Deicher toured the Northside Elementary school this morning. He talked with Steve Horick with Fowler and Hammer.
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Over local 50 workers continue to develop a more modern
An Arkdale man is in the Monroe County jail, searching for $50 thousand. That
A Monroe County woman is facing charges of neglecting a child causing death. Cops say 25 year old Cathy Mingus of Norwalk gave birth to a baby girl December 22nd. The woman is accused of neglecting the baby, which was found dead in a bathroom sink by emergency services.
Mingus told police she didn't know she was pregnant and gave birth to the baby into the toilet bowl. She said she fished the child out and performed CPR on the baby on the floor for 30 minutes.
Police say an autopsy showed the child had signs of being alive when born. The report said a frothy substance found coming from the child’s nose is consistent with a drowning victim.