Investigation is underway to determine if an employee rigged drawings
La Crosse's taxes won't increase, but certain fees will
The growth continues at University Wisconsin campuses. But that may make it harder for Wisconsin high-schoolers to get in to UW schools. The UW Board of Regents has eliminated the...
The La Crosse area United Way needs a new leader...
The president of the Great Rivers United Way board, Jon Trapp, confirms that director James Falvey was dismissed from his post last week. No reason has been given yet, but an official statement is expected soon. Falvey had been president at the Great Rivers office since December of 2010. The United Way recently launched its fund-raising campaign for this fall.
Police have not yet released the name of a motorcycle rider hurt in a crash yesterday at interstate exit 4 in Onalaska...
The southbound cycle struck two cars that were heading north on Highway 157. The cycle rider is being treated at Gundersen Lutheran, and has been in surgery. The crash happened shortly before 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
Coulee Bank president Brad Sturm will be Festmaster for the 2012 Oktoberfest. The announcement was made tonight at the Festmaster's Ball. Sturm has been employed at Coulee Bank since 1993.
A group that wants to recall La Crosse's city council president claims it has more than enough signatures to schedule a special election.
The 'Restore La Crosse' Committee reports it has more than 250 signatures from the 11th council district on petitions to recall president Audrey Kader. Only 158 signatures were needed. They'll have to be verified by the city. Kader has been targeted for recall because of recent controversial actions by the city council, including plans to eliminate the monthly public hearings at Committee of the Whole meetings.
La Crosse's new police chief says it takes everybody to make successes...
Ron Tischer is eager to meet with police employees to establish goals for the department. However, Tischer doesn't want details of those plans getting out in public before the department members agree on them. He also wants to get to work on community problems like alcohol, drugs, and violent crime. Tischer was sworn in this morning at City Hall. The ceremony was attended by city and county leaders, courthouse officials, and retired Chief Ed Kondracki.