City council will vote on change next week
Sometimes, when things are working well, you have to wonder why people want to change the way things work. Such is the case with lawmakers in Madison, who want to...
Two years in prison is the sentence for a 22-year-old man convicted of attacking a witness in a La Crosse murder case...
Pao Choua Vue was one of two men found guilty of attacking Lucas Brickl in the county jail, after Brickl implicated Vue's cousin in the Sara Hougom murder last year. Vue apologized for the attack, saying he got into a 'stupid situation' because of peer pressure. Judge Ramona Gonzalez warns that if anyone connected to Vue tries to go after Brickl again, Vue will have to serve five years behind bars instead of just two. The other defendant in the beating received probation.
The City of Sparta elected a new Mayor Tuesday. He's longtime councilman, Rob
Final vote in the La Crosse mayor's race...Tim Kabat, 6201...Doug Farmer, 3238.
Kabat was the landslide winner of the primary in February, and he won every district in the city on Tuesday night. Farmer had campaigned on his many years of experience in local elected office, compared to Kabat, running in his first election. Kabat will be sworn in on April 16th.
Tim Kabat has been leading Doug Farmer in the La Crosse mayor's vote since the first results came in shortly after 8 p.m. Kabat was winning all the wards in the early going. In city council races, David Krump has been elected to succeed the retiring John Satory in the 6th District.