New ideas being bounced around to pay for state's infrastructure
Rangers go from playing on basically dirt to new field turf
What does Ron Johnson have against higher education? The U.S. Senator from Wisconsin is trying to backpedal now after his controversial comments about college. Johnson mused that we can replace...
A La Crosse police lieutenant has resigned, and is being charged with criminal activity...
Lieutenant Brian Thomson appears in La Crosse County court later today on unspecified charges. Police Chief Ron Tischer says his department began the investigation of Thomson, and the state justice department took over the case to avoid a conflict of interest. Thomson has been with the city police department for 15 years, mostly serving on the overnight shift.
Some bureaucracy is getting in the way of new, small-scale solar and wind
Investigators are taking their time in identifying two people who reportedly were shot to death Tuesday at a house on French Island.
Gunfire was heard on Tellin Court late Tuesday morning, and police are treating the deaths as a murder and suicide. Few other details have been released.
A convicted rapist won't be staying in La Crosse, or America, much longer...
Momodou Kinteh will be deported from the U-S under an agreement in La Crosse County court. Kinteh pled no contest to sexual assault last week, just as he was about to go on trial. Last August, Kinteh assaulted a woman that he met outside a bar on 5th Avenue. He was sentenced to the time served in the county jail, plus extended supervision if he remains in the country. He said he's originally from Gambia, but authorities don't know if that's true.
Specialists from Wisconsin Emergency Management and FEMA will explain how state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations can apply for federal Public Assistance to help recover from flooding that occurred in June, this week.
The applicant briefing for Vernon County is Thursday, 2pm at the Vernon County Emergency Operations Center in Viroqua.
Officials will explain FEMA’s program for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration or replacement of damaged public facilities or infrastructure. Under the cost share program, FEMA funds 75 percent of the cost for eligible work; 25 percent is shared equally between state and local applicants.