Police often called to vagrancy problems
It was a good first step. But it is clear more needs to be done. In 2011, Wisconsin lawmakers passed a bill limiting when teachers and other school employees can...
The 100-thousand dollar question is, how can hunger be eliminated in La Crosse?
The Franke Foundation will present a grant of 100-thousand dollars to the best idea for making wholesome food affordable in the community. The project is partly designed to get many groups in the area to work together on solving a major problem. And foundation director Mel Hoffman thinks chronic hunger can be solved in the La Crosse area.
One project chosen from all the ideas submitted to the Franke Foundation will be announced in March of 2014. Hoffman says other similar awards may be offered in the future, to inspire ways of addressing other community problems.
Four Democratic state lawmakers from Milwaukee this week proposed a series of
One local man's holiday effort to raise money to help the homeless hasn't gotten as far as he would like...
Since last Friday, Robert Bailey of La Crosse has collected about 500 dollars. He's aiming for 25-hundred. Bailey is ringing a bell on 3rd Street during daytime business hours, and thinks his location makes it tough to get donations, because more people drive past than walk past his location.
Bailey had planned to end his fund-raiser on Christmas Eve...but now, he may extend it into the first week of January.
Adult crimes can lead to adult consequences...
That warning today from a La Crosse judge to a 17-year-old facing adult charges in a police chase that led to a van smashing into a business last week. Clifton Traywick pleads 'not guilty' to driving a stolen van from Spies Construction that slammed into the Sir Speedy store at Rose and Monitor Streets. Judge Scott Horne is releasing Traywick from jail on a signature bond, but has ordered him not to drive or drink. Horne says if Traywick complies with the conditions of his release, he'll have a better chance of avoiding prison time if he's convicted and sentenced.