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...
With a win tonight against the Wisconsin Woodchucks, the La Crosse Loggers will find themselves playing for a NWL Champiosnhip later this week. Last night, Wausau saw just a tad over 600 fans show up for the game. GM Chris Goodell says you can expect many more then that at Copeland Park tonight.
The Loggers broke or tied several team and Northwoods League records with their 14-6 win last night.
A man reported missing in Jackson County is now back home...
The sheriff's department has cancelled the search for 21-year-old Mikey Le Blanc, after finding him alive and well. Le Blanc has a mental disability, and he was reported missing several hours after riding away from him home on a bicycle Sunday afternoon.
A mentally disabled man is the object of a search in Jackson County...
Twenty-one-year-old Anthony Le Blanc, also known as 'Mikey,' rode a bicycle away from his home around noon on Sunday and hasn't been seen since. Mikey is 5-feet-7, and weighs 225 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and was wearing a black tee shirt and blue jean shorts. Mikey was last seen in the township of Albion. The sheriff's department is doing an air search, and using police dogs to help find him.
Police are investigating a violent sexual assault from early Sunday morning in La Crosse. Police say a young woman was walking alone away from the Jay street parking ramp after bartime downtown when she was grabbed from behind, thrown down on the concrete between Subway and the Holiday Inn and raped. Police have only a very general description and, at this point, no supects.
Mitt Romney could visit La Crosse this week...but we're not sure just yet.
La Crosse County Republican Party chair Julian Bradley expects to have more information today about a planned stop by the Romney tour bus this Thursday. Bradley says the bus probably will make a noon-hour stop in La Crosse, but he hasn't heard yet who will be on the bus. Could be Romney, or running mate Paul Ryan, or both, or neither one. Campaign schedules appear to be changing since Wisconsin Congressman Ryan was added to the ticket this weekend.
That's UW-L Assistant Chancellor of Student Affairs Paula Knudson commenting on the mass shootings in Oak Creek. And as she ponders that thought, she looks at what is being done on campus as hate and bias happens not only there, but other campuses as well.
The campus is coming off of an open Hate Response training session. Shane Windmeyer, founder of the National Stop the Hate, Train the Trainer Program, taught 93 UW-L faculty, staff and students the difference between hate and bias incidents and hate and bias crimes.