Commission oversees lobbying, campaign finance laws
Report shows state could be short 2,000 nurses
The first test isn't very encouraging. Wisconsin's newly formed state agency dealing with keeping government honest would like to be able to grease the palms of those they are overseeing....
They're ready for the next two years...
La Crosse County supervisors elected two weeks ago have been sworn in, and voted to keep Tara Johnson in the chairman's seat. Johnson says board members have worked well together in recent years, and do a good job representing a diverse community. This month's election came a short time after the county decided to sell its administrative center, and started making plans to move departments to other buildings. Three incumbent board members were ousted, apparently in reaction to those county decisions.
Although major flooding is not expected along the Mississippi river at La
Changes just made to La Crosse's rental regulations may take awhile to have a
Two new challengers to Congressman Ron Kind are introducing themselves in western Wisconsin...
Chippewa Falls attorney Karen Mueller, originally from La Crosse, is launching a Republican campaign to defeat Democrat Kind. Just last week, farmer Tony Kurtz of Prairie du Chien launched his campaign in the 3rd District. Kurtz and Mueller would join Chris Anderson and Ken Van Doren in the Republican primary this summer. A GOP primary has not been needed in most 3rd District elections since Kind took office in 1996, because usually, just one Republican has decided to run against the Democrat.
Houses within two or three blocks of a shopping center in Prairie du Chien were evacuated last night, because of embers blowing from the site of the Slumberland fire.
The furniture store at Blackhawk Crossing in Prairie was destroyed in the fire Sunday night, and smoke damage was reported at most other nearby businesses in the strip mall. No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire hasn't been announced yet. The store was built as a large supermarket in the early 1960's. Slumberland moved in a few years ago.
On Friday, Governor Scott Walker announced a proposal for an additional two