Legislation would put process in nonpartisan hands
When it comes to parking in La Crosse's municipal ramps, what's old is new again. Just months after removing the often malfunctioning and vandalized parking gates in favor of free...
When Monroe County district attorney Dan Cary died this week, he was only one year into his latest four-year term.
Now, the governor's office is accepting applications for someone to serve as D-A until the 2016 election. Candidates are being asked to submit a resume, a cover letter, and references to Governor Walker's office by a deadline of November 19th.
Cary's funeral is scheduled for tomorrow at a church near Westby.
A 3 month Vernon County investigation into 2 seperate marijuana growing operations has led to a couple of arrests. The arrests came with the assistance of West Central Drug Task Force.
31 year old Brandon Thom and 54 year old Michael Kuntson are facing charges of manufacturing marijuana and possession with intent to deliver.
An arrest warrant has been issued for 46 year old former Viroqua resident, Raymond Dobson who cops say was also in on the pot growing and selling.
A 12 year girl single handily brought the Rochester Middle School on lock down earlier this week. The girl became unruly Monday morning and as a result, the school was put on lockdown during her arrest.
The girl became violent at Kellogg Middle School. Police say the girl assaulted a school staff member.
The student was taken to a Juvenile Detention Center where she is facing charges of 4th and 5th degree assault and terroristic threats.
A construction worker at the Dresbach bridge project is being treated in La Crosse after a fall...
We're told that the man fell at least 20 feet into water at a cofferdam on the Mississippi, around 9 o'clock this morning. He was ferried from the dam area to the Minnesota bank of the river, where an ambulance transported the man to Gundersen in La Crosse. Firefighters from La Crescent and French Island took part in the rescue effort.
Last March, a gun accidentally went off in a La Crosse apartment, and a bullet passed through the neck of a man standing nearby.
Miraculously, that man was not seriously hurt. But there's no such miracle for the other man who was playing around with the gun. William Petty of La Crosse is headed to prison for seven years, for reckless use of a weapon he wasn't supposed to be handling...because of a previous conviction.
Petty denied the claim of a police detective that he moved from Milwaukee to La Crosse to sell drugs, with the intent of 'running this town.'