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....
A 19-year-old from La Crosse could plead guilty soon to a charge of molesting a young girl at a day care center operated in his family's home...
The attorney for Timothy Miller Junior tells Judge Ramona Gonzalez that a negotiated plea is in the works.
Miller was arrested in March of this year, but police believe the alleged sexual assault occurred in 2010, when the victim was just four years old. The proposed agreement would recommend that Miller be put on probation.
The possible need for new office space for La Crosse County government has forced the county to consider building plans for the courthouse parking lot.
On Thursday, a county committee heard a report about potential options for the block known as 'Lot C.' Community development specialist Brian Fukuda admits that the county is reluctant to give away much parking space. The report says Lot C could be a good spot for a hotel or museum...or a joint business venture between local government and private business. A courthouse stood on that lot for 60 years, until the building was torn down in the 1960's to make way for a Montgomery Ward store.