We have a pretty poor track record of helping our nation's veterans. That's why a proposed change in how veterans services are offered in Wisconsin is a bad idea. Currently,...
A judge from out-of-county will be assigned to try a town of Campbell man who made threats against one La Crosse judge.
All of the judges in La Crosse County are recusing themselves from the case of Raymond Smith Jr., who allegedly threatened to harm Judge Ramona Gonzalez during a talk with a counselor. Smith's attorney, Kyle Davis, says it's unfair to bar his client from the courthouse or other public buildings, claiming that would make Smith a "court-ordered recluse." Judge Elliott Levine says Smith can enter county buildings, if he has a specific appointment in one of those buildings. Smith's cash bond was reduced by more than half, to 10-thousand dollars.
'It's gotta stop'...
That's what one La Crosse County supervisor says about the glut of styrofoam in the community. Sharon Hampson would like to ban the use of foam containers and other products that end up in landfills and don't decompose. Hampson tells fellow members of the Sustainable La Crosse Commission that this area could become a leader in the elimination of styrofoam goods. She says she has heard local government workers promise to replace styrofoam with other materials...but they don't actually do it.