New ideas being bounced around to pay for state's infrastructure
Rangers go from playing on basically dirt to new field turf
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...
Ramsey County Minnesota Judge John Van de North has decided that documents and information and additional names of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse should be released in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona.
Van de North also decided that the depositions of Archbishop John Nienstedt and Father Kevin McDonough can be taken as part of a civil lawsuit.
The Archdiocese and Diocese of Winona have fought for years to keep the names and information secret and the Archdiocese has objected to the depositions of both top Archdiocesan officials.
Using torches and other fire apparatus to thaw out frozen water pipes is on the increase. So are fires. La Crosse Fire Captain, Dave Schneider tells us that you may think it's safe to just warm up a pipe.
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No fires reported in the La Crosse area. Winona has seen
So far, so good for a Prairie du Chien athlete at the Winter Olympics...
Men's skeleton contestant Matt Antoine is in fourth place now after today's two heats in Sochi. Antoine's two runs on the skeleton sled course added up to about 1 minute and 54 seconds. That's nearly two seconds behind the leader from Russia. Another American, John Daly, is in third place...26-hundredths of a second ahead of Antoine. The last two heats for the men will be tomorrow, around 9 a-m Wisconsin time.
A suspect has been arrested for Thursday's gas station robbery in La Crosse...
Anthony T-J Smith was found this morning, after police received several tips about the holdup at the Clark station on Rose Street. Smith is 19 years old, and lives on Prospect Street, a few blocks from the gas station. The search began yesterday, after an armed man wearing a hoodie stole cash from the station and ran.
A 'guilty' plea from Malachi Hankel...
He's the Madison man who sold heroin to Tom Tremain of Barre Mills in September. Tremain died of a drug overdose, shortly after Hankel gave him a ride from Madison back to his home. As a result of the plea agreement, Hankel is likely to avoid prison time, but will be recommended for probation. Hankel will be sentenced April 1st on the reckless homicide charge.