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Still illegal to sell home baked goods in Wisconsin

Thursday, 27 July 2017
Still illegal to sell home baked goods in Wisconsin

Wisconsin one of only two states outlawing sale of home baked goods. 

Alma Sen. Vinehout proposes Badger Care for all with state health exchange

Thursday, 27 July 2017
Alma Sen. Vinehout proposes Badger Care for all with state health exchange

Vinehout proposes system where coverage isn't tied to employment. 

Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Deliver it now

Thursday, 27 July 2017
Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Deliver it now

Foxconn could receive up to $3 billion in incentives over 15 years from Wisconsin. 

La Crosse County suffers second-most amount of damage from storms

Thursday, 27 July 2017
La Crosse County suffers second-most amount of damage from storms

State suffered nearly $14 million in public property damage. 

Monday - December 22, 2014 11:37 am

ACLU Reacts To No Charges In Officer Shooting Case

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MILWAUKEE (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin says it regrets a prosecutor's decision not to charge a former Milwaukee police officer who was involved in a fatal shooting in April.

ACLU of Wisconsin Executive Director Chris Ahmuty says the decision not to charge former Officer Christopher Manney leaves a cloud of uncertainty over the circumstances surrounding the April 30 death of 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton.

Ahmuty asks whether anyone is legally responsible for Hamilton's death, and he wants to know what the Milwaukee Police Department will do to ensure officers don't kill unarmed individuals.

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said Manney acted in self-defense.

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Monday - December 22, 2014 11:28 am

State Emergency Operations Center At Level 3

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Governor Scott Walker says the Wisconsin National Guard is prepared to

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Monday - December 22, 2014 10:24 am

Garbage Changes One of Top Stories For Year

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Big changes in garbage collection turned into a big story for our newsroom in

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Monday - December 22, 2014 10:15 am

7th Biggest Story of 2014

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Big changes in garbage collection turned into a big story for our newsroom in

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Monday - December 22, 2014 10:05 am

Homeless Youth Task Force Coming

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A new task force to help young people is getting started in La Crosse.

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Monday - December 22, 2014 10:01 am

Not Cowbell. Too Much Whistle

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Last month, the Village of Bangor ended a trial to stop a long time non

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Monday - December 22, 2014 9:59 am

Senator Larson Has Idea For Health Rankings

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Wide disparities exist between higher and lower cost health insurance

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Monday - December 22, 2014 9:58 am

Johnson Says Cuba Relations Won't Work

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In announcing historic plans to normalize relations with Cuba, President

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Friday - December 19, 2014 6:09 pm

WIZM Brightening A 5 Year Old And Grandmother's Holiday

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Kayden Johnson likes all things race cars. And, thanks to an area racing team and its sponsors, the five-year-old and his grandmother, Robyn Mumford, are going to have an extra special Christmas this year.

At 4 p.m. this Friday, a caravan led by Matt Henderson and Henderson Motorsports in his NASCAR late model, followed by Mid-West Family Broadcasting, the La Crosse Loggers and Shenanigans trucks and last, but not least, Santa Claus himself will surprise Kayden and his grandma with everything on their Christmas list and then some.

“This has just been an amazing project,” shares WKTY/WIZM’s Dan Deicher, who is spearheading the effort for the second year in a row. “What started out as a small conversation has turned into something magical. The day is as meaningful for all of the donors and organizers as it is for the family receiving the surprise.”

The Henderson Motorsports team and Midwest Family Broadcasting contacted the school in October to identify a family in need that had an interest in racing. School officials were then able to gather a list of needs and wants that would allow the family to have an extra special holiday. Since then the duo has been contacting sponsors and collecting donations from businesses and friends including Altra-Federal Credit Union, the School District of La Crosse, Greg Mader of Maderweb.com, Robert Butterfield Photography and the La Crosse Speedway.

“This has been just amazing project,” shares Matt Henderson, a Central High School graduate. “It is an opportunity to give back and make a difference. There is no better feeling.”

Organizers say that everything on Kayden and his grandmother’s Christmas list has been collected. Santa and the volunteers will fill his house with holiday cheer on Friday afternoon. If Kayden’s lucky he’ll even get a chance to sit in the Henderson car.

“This is yet another example of the amazing community that we live in,” shares Superintendent of Schools Randy Nelson. “This will be a holiday Kayden will never forget and we are thankful for all the organizations that have supported our students this time of year as well as throughout the school year.”

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Friday - December 19, 2014 11:04 am

Moore Says Madison Needs To Read New Health Report

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A new health rankings report found that Wisconsin health insurance premiums

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Higher income limits for voucher school students a bad idea

21 July 2017

The state of Wisconsin doesn't have an unlimited amount of money to spend. We see that with the billion dollar hole in the state's transportation budget our lawmakers can't fire...

Disagreement on what to put in Harborview...41 years ago

Thursday, 27 July 2017

In 1976, La Crosse Mayor Pat Zielke was calling for the disbanding of the Redevelopment Authority, saying that the idea had been suggested by Washington, which the feds denied. City...

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