Commission oversees lobbying, campaign finance laws
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....
Bad weather on the East Coast has messed up plans for many theater lovers in La Crosse...
Wednesday''s concert at Viterbo featuring Chita Rivera has been postponed, because some performers and musicians cannot get from New York to La Crosse in time for the show. On the positive side, Rivera herself was in La Crosse on Tuesday to chat with Viterbo theater students, who are rehearsing 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood.' Rivera starred in that musical on Broadway last year. Her career includes major roles in the original New York productions of 'West Side Story,' 'Bye Bye Birdie,' and 'Chicago.'
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