Mississippi isn't expected to drop below 10 feet until Saturday
Happy Oktoberfest! The 56th annual Oktoberfest celebration gets underway today. The theme for this year's fest is Family, Friends, Fun. And if past history is any guide, you'll find all...
Bring it back for another vote, and allow some changes to be made...
That's what Congressman Tim Walz is calling on House leadership to do with a new farm bill passed yesterday. The bill was narrowly approved along party lines, and Minnesota Democrat Walz isn't happy with how the measure was handled.
Walz is upset that at the same time Congress is looking for ways to save money, the farm bill includes subsidies to promote farming on poor quality land.
A little health center with a big task ahead. SCenic Bluffs Community
If you could add more places to fly out of La Crosse, where would you go?
The municipal airport is pursuing new non-stop flights...possibly to Dallas or Denver. The manager of the La Crosse airport, Clint Torp, says a Dallas connection through American Airlines is the top priority, and it might happen early next year, around February or March. Torp is applying for government grants to help the airport expand its daily service. American and Delta provide non-stop flights now between La Crosse and the Twin Cities, Chicago, and Detroit.
If you're not seeing many mosquitoes in the La Crosse area this summer, you might thank the county's vector control workers...
Dave Geske with the county health department says his crew spent time early this year, trying to limit the mosquito hatch in the La Crosse River marsh. Geske says mosquitoes were breeding 'tremendously' a few months ago, but bacteria treatments apparently worked to reduce the number of live mosquitoes we're seeing now.