Meeting takes place Tuesday at Viterbo
Event was almost cancelled a few weeks ago
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...
Five years ago this month, a gunman tried to rob a bar owner in Bangor, and attempted to shoot the man with a gun that wouldn't fire.
Adam Yeoman eventually pled 'no contest' to attempted murder, but appealed his conviction, claiming certain evidence should not have been used to obtain his plea. A state appeals court upholds the evidence, and the conviction. Yeoman claimed the search of his SUV after a police chase was not proper, and said he hadn't been given his rights when telling officers 'you've got the guy.' Yeoman is 26 now, and has more than 20 years left on his prison sentence.
One historic La Crosse neighborhood is getting fix-up money from a local charitable group.
Up to 20 homeowners in the Washburn neighborhood south of Cass Street can qualify for Community Foundation grants for painting and other exterior improvements. Grants can run as high as 800 dollars. The Washburn Neighborhood Association will review the applications for funding, and monitor how the improvement projects are going.
A Sparta man arrested for a fatal 2009 crash that killed his older brother waived a preliminary hearing in Monroe County this morning. 26 year old Jason Schodeberg is in the Monroe County Jail on a charge of homicide by negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Schodeberg denied being the driver in the July 26 single vehicle crash that killed his 30 year old brother, Glenn Schodeberg, on Hwy. 33 in Cashton.
Police accuse Schodeberg of running away after the crash, while his brother was pinned beneath the car. DNA results from airbags revealed that Schodeberg was the driver, and a crash reconstruction and witnesses who came forward this year helped corroborate the evidence. A future court dare has not yet been set.