Oktoberfest comes in No. 2 in UW-L study
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...
Western Technical College will present voters with a $79.8
facilities referendum on the November 6th election ballot. Prior to that, the college will be hosting information sessions around the district. The first session will be held Wednesday, August 29th at the Lunda Center on Western's La Crosse campus. And President, Lee Rasch, says he expects finances to be a hot topic.
The referendum will be presented to voters in the Western Technical College district, which covers all or part of 11 counties, including Buffalo, Clark, Crawford, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk, Trempealeau, and Vernon.
The League of Women Voters takes issue with the state attorney general’s effort to restore the voter ID law in time for the November elections. League Director, Andrea Kaminski, says their campign will continue.
Kaminski said Van Hollen is simply trying to restore an unconstitutional law which will make it extremely difficult or impossible for many qualified Wisconsin citizens to vote. Van Hollen has said the appellate courts are acting too slowly.
The latest from city hall in La Crosse: not taking your money. At least not yet. The city appears headed to a second year of holding off on a planned sewer rate increase. No need for the money, says water utility manager Mark Johnson, since he has money to work on current projects
The city has two planned sewage rate increases left in a three year plan.
After more than two months, the investigation of two high-ranking city hall employees in La Crosse has yet to be wrapped up. Municipal prosecutor Pete Kisken and Community development administrator, Lianna Kisken were escorted from city hall at the end of May and have remained on administrative leave since. The city's human resources department confirms for us this week that the two are still being investigated but hasn't said for what. Both continue to draw about six thousand dollars a month in salary while on leave.
Pro-life activists are calling Barack Obama the most pro-abortion president ever...and they claim he'd be even worse in a second term.
Members of a pro-life campaign are traveling to key swing states, asking people to back anti-abortion candidates for president and U-S Senate. Jill Stanek is a nurse from Illinois who says that when Obama was a State Senator, he voted against pro-life measures that would protect live children who survived abortions.
The 'Women Speak Out' tour held a rally at Riverside Park in La Crosse today...saying Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin is one of five Senate candidates they're trying to defeat.
A lot of memories in the old golf club at the Forest Hills golf course in La Crosse. Partly why city park and rec director Steve Carlyon was willing to spend a couple months answering a city council member's question on whether the building might be worth saving even after the council voted in April to tear it down. No, Carlyon has discovered, it's not worth saving
The century-old converted barn is still in use as a banquet facility, but Carlyon guesses it might come down as soon as this fall.
La Crosse County is hoping a consultant can help them decide what the right move is when discussing what to do with the aging Lakeview Health Center in West Salem. County Administrator, Steve O'Malley, says there are quite a few things to be looked at here.
The county needs to decide whether to spend on improving infrastructure in the current center or build a facility that would be more cost efficient and better able to adapt to client needs. A new facility also would allow clients to remain at the current center during construction.