Caves in Kickapoo home to three endangered species
Louisiana, Iowa floods could impact homeowners in La Crosse
What does Ron Johnson have against higher education? The U.S. Senator from Wisconsin is trying to backpedal now after his controversial comments about college. Johnson mused that we can replace...
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
When La Crosse police chief Ron Tischer criticized local judges this year for letting drug suspects out of jail, he specifically singled out the case of Shawn Welch.
In January, Welch was busted in La Crosse for selling cocaine, bailed out of jail the same day, and was arrested three days later after another cocaine sale. After investigators learned that Welch planned to skip town if he was released again, his bond was set at 50-thousand dollars. Today, Welch reached negotiated pleas on the drug charges. He's still in the county jail, and his sentencing is set for June 3rd.
It took just under 3 hours for a recount of the District 19 La Crosse County Board seat this morning.
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La Crosse County Clerk, Ginny Denkmeyer says after the