Meeting takes place Tuesday at Viterbo
Event was almost cancelled a few weeks ago
Sometimes, when things are working well, you have to wonder why people want to change the way things work. Such is the case with lawmakers in Madison, who want to...
It's up to the state justice department now, to decide whether the La Crosse County administrator should be charged with a crime...
The La Crosse Tea Party says its complaint about administrator Steve O'Malley has been referred by the La Crosse County D-A to the Justice Department, to avoid conflict of interest. The county ethics board did not punish O'Malley for his efforts to pass a La Crosse city referendum calling for the hiring of a city administrator. Opponents of the referendum claim the failed issue was an attempt to take powers away from Mayor Matt Harter...and they say e-mails and other documents prove that O'Malley broke a county ordinance against trying to seek donations for a political campaign. The ethics board did not rule on that specific ordinance.
Sparta Police Department have arrested a man for pumping gas........in his birthday suit.....and not just once.
Why spend the time and money to take down men paying for sex? We asked that of La Crosse interim police chief Rob Abraham in the wake of his department's prostitution john bust of five men on Monday, including county board supervisor, Bill Brockmiller. Abraham explains, prostitution is well beyond just a minor crime
Brockmiller, also the local AFL-CIO president, will be in court to face a prostitution solicitation charge on Thursday.
Too hot for school...
It happens frequently during the first days of school in some eastern Iowa districts. Because of the forecast for hot weather this week, the Eastern Allamakee district will dismiss classes at 1 p-m today and Thursday.
Two former fugitives, one who was just weeks away from finishing his Wisconsin prison term, are going through the court system in Florida.
Two La Crosse County prisoners will be tried for attacking an inmate who allegedly ratted on a murder suspect.
Pao Choua Vue and Houaka Yang are pleading 'not guilty' to the cellblock beating of Lucas Brickl. It was Brickl who told investigators that Pao Vue's cousin bragged in jail about shooting Sara Hougom of La Crosse. Brickl says two prisoners hit him in the head during the August 14th attack. One of the suspects claimed he wanted to beat Brickl for being a 'snitch.'
A La Crosse county supervisor has gotten nabbed in a prostitution sting. Police set up the sting yesterday at the northside Brookstone Inn. A fake internet ad that five guys responded to, looking to pay for sex. Among the five, county supervisor and local AFL-CIO leader Bill Brockmiller. Should make other prospective Johns have some second thoughts, says La Crosse interim police chief Rob Abraham
Brockmiller, a state labor analyst, along with the other four men will be charged with soliciting a prostitute.
So how many people could be impacted by the building of a new 2 lane bridge connecting Minnesota and Western Wisconsin? Quite a few says Winona Mayor Jerry Miller. And all for the positive.
The second two lane Highway 43 bridge is being looked at for sometime in 2015 and has support of U.S. Senator, Amy Klobuchar. Miller hopes she can get the ball rolling on construction a year earlier.