It's up to the state justice department now, to decide whether the La Crosse County administrator should be charged with a crime...
The La Crosse Tea Party says its complaint about administrator Steve O'Malley has been referred by the La Crosse County D-A to the Justice Department, to avoid conflict of interest. The county ethics board did not punish O'Malley for his efforts to pass a La Crosse city referendum calling for the hiring of a city administrator. Opponents of the referendum claim the failed issue was an attempt to take powers away from Mayor Matt Harter...and they say e-mails and other documents prove that O'Malley broke a county ordinance against trying to seek donations for a political campaign. The ethics board did not rule on that specific ordinance.
Sparta Police Department have arrested a man for pumping gas........in his birthday suit.....and not just once.
Why spend the time and money to take down men paying for sex? We asked that of La Crosse interim police chief Rob Abraham in the wake of his department's prostitution john bust of five men on Monday, including county board supervisor, Bill Brockmiller. Abraham explains, prostitution is well beyond just a minor crime
Brockmiller, also the local AFL-CIO president, will be in court to face a prostitution solicitation charge on Thursday.
Too hot for school...
It happens frequently during the first days of school in some eastern Iowa districts. Because of the forecast for hot weather this week, the Eastern Allamakee district will dismiss classes at 1 p-m today and Thursday.