Election Count Down
Three groups will be interviewed in May on ideas for development The future of Rose ...
La Crosse parking gates to return eventually First Watergate, then deflategate, now ...
Trump leads Cruz 950-560 in delegate count   WASHINGTON -- The Latest in the ...
Gunman was killed after opening fire on students leaving prom ANTIGO, Wis. -- The ...
Dogs kept in travel crates without food/water ELMWOOD, Wis. -- Authorities seized 48 ...

Decisions on problem-child Memorial Pool coming soon

02 May 2016
Decisions on problem-child Memorial Pool coming soon

Parks rec boss asks the big question: How much?

Private insurers getting into floodplain market

02 May 2016
Private insurers getting into floodplain market

Could lower prices through open competition

La Crosse introduces new tourism director

29 April 2016
La Crosse introduces new tourism director

Frels, a Midwest native, leaving the lake for some rivers

Most don't like current system of electing presidents

28 April 2016

Is our system of choosing a President rigged? We hear that message, even from some of the candidates. And a new poll suggests that most people agree. A new Reuters...

PEOPLE POLL
Is Trump Encouraging Violence?
Is Trump Encouraging Violence?
You must select at least one item to vote!
News

News

Internal Revenue offices around the country are being picketed today by tea party groups...

That includes a noon hour protest in downtown La Crosse, where a few demonstrators held up signs criticizing the IRS for investigating conservative groups. Organizer Greg Luce says new stories about the scandal raise questions about the White House's possible role in the controversy.  Tea party picketers gathered outside the La Crosse post office, where the local IRS office is housed.

 

 

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:18

More On Oktoberfest Changes

Written by

Starting in 2014, Oktoberfest in La Crosse, one of Wisconsin’s premier community festivals, will return to its original four-day format. “We want to share this important news with our community well in advance,” says Kam-Lin  Roswall, president of the Oktoberfest Board of Directors. “We are aware that literally thousands of people plan their schedules around our event and want to give all of our friends  and supporters ample notice of our new format.” Oktoberfest 2013, scheduled for September 27 through October 5, will run the nine-day format as previously announced. In 2014, Oktoberfest will run from Thursday, September 25th through  Sunday, September 28th.

 

“The new four-day format will allow us to provide our friends and guests with an improved ‘fest’ experience,” says Oktoberfest Executive Director, Tina Severson. “The new schedule will be more attractive in that guests will be able to take part in more of our signature activities–parades, entertainment venues, luncheons, history and traditions–without having to span two weekends and a full week in between.” The move to a four-day schedule is a significant change for Oktoberfest but the decision has been embraced by all branches of the Oktoberfest family. “The Board of Directors has shared their thoughts with all of the fest-family groups and there is a strong consensus that this is the right move at the right time,” says Roswall.

 

Oktoberfest will continue discussions regarding timing and dates of the various pre-fest events leading up to their 2014 celebration, such as the Parade Marshal Announcement, the Miss La Crosse/Oktoberfest Scholarship Program, the Mrs. Oktoberfest Reception, etc. Dates for those events and a full schedule will be available in 2014.

 

One important tradition that will remain with the four-day schedule is the “fest week” visits by the Oktoberfest Royal Family to area schools and senior living facilities. “Everyone recognizes the importance and great joy these visits bring,” says Severson. “We have details to work out with the new schedule. However, we are planning on this activity to continue.”

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:02

River Lock to Close For Repairs

Written by
The Mississippi River is getting shut down this week.  At least at

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:01

Oktoberfest 2014 Will Go To 4 Day Schedule

Written by

A huge change is coming to La Crosse's Oktoberfest. Starting in 2014, the

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:01

Local Tea Party Joins National Protest Today

Written by
Joining a national protest, the La Crosse Tea Party will gather outside

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
As the assessment and clean-up begins in Moore, Okalahoma after a massive

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52

Want to get fancy stuff quick?  Try rent-to-own.  New appliances,

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52

A little more freedom on the way for dog in La Crosse as well as some new

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 06:01

Power Out For Hundreds South Of Lax

Written by

About 800 homes are without power this morning, in an area south of La Crosse, near Goose Island.

Xcel Energy reports that the outage began shortly after 4 a-m, and it could last until about 8:30. They don't know just what caused the blackout yet.

 

Comment

Last modified on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:52

TWITTER FEED

1410 WIZM
#Trump's would be orange, wouldn't it? https://t.co/AtfbGFCnOB
1410 WIZM
A Wisconsin Republican slips up and tells the truth, as well. Whoops. https://t.co/pUQsTTWvXO
1410 WIZM
Highway 14/61 will now be closed at 9 p.m. tonight through the weekend. Not 5 p.m. Probably smart thinking. https://t.co/aKtzxx2iMz
1410 WIZM
Hwy. 14/61 North of La Crescent closing at 5 p.m. today through weekend https://t.co/IirTVPqIvZ
1410 WIZM
Traffic accident around 10:30 has closed highway 53 north of Drugan's. Around Hunter's Bridge. Multiple cars.... https://t.co/p2zn67YiYk

MITCH REYNOLDS PODCASTS

  • 04-25-2016
    Gang up on Trump/Bullying in Antigo
  • 04-22-2016
    free for all Friday
  • 04-21-2016
    Prince dies, State senator Jennifer Shilling reacts and talks about rail issues
  • 04-20-2016
    La Crosse assistant police chief Rob Abraham and the future of parking ramps
  • 04-19-2016
    La Crosse schools superintendent on moving students, switching schools