Pool leaks 7,500 gallons a day
Started out as four people, now will pack the Radisson this morning
There is something uncomfortable about watching the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner. And it's not just the room was filled with narcissists pretending to love one another. It was uncomfortable...
The prize was in front of the La Crosse public library, but it took a week before anybody found it...
Now, the La Crosse Winter Rec-Fest Medallion has been discovered by Paul Hoch of West Salem, and he claims the 500-dollar cash reward for this year. Hoch did plenty of research on the clues, before seeing the medallion in brush along Main Street on Tuesday. A clue about a 'Wisconsin profession' referred to Farmers, and several lines in the clues were quotes from famous books. The final unpublished clue mentions the library and a Main Street bush. Hoch also found the Oktoberfest medallion in 2011, and says the clues in the Rec Fest hunt were harder.
A La Crosse guy whose dogs were destroyed by the city in November is
Hard to have a Winter Rec-Fest when winter doesn't play ball. The
People like to say 'There's no such thing as a free lunch,' but plenty of folks in La Crosse scored some free milk at lunchtime on Tuesday.
The Hunger Task Force gave away thousands of gallons of milk donated by the Golden Guernsey dairy, which went out of business this month. While many people stayed in their cars and went through a drive-up lane, others stood outside the milk truck to pick up the freebies. Frozen brakes on the truck hauling the milk to La Crosse delayed the giveaway at Bridgeview Plaza for more than an hour.
(AP) Police officers in Milwaukee checked under freeway overpasses and other spots to find the homeless and urge them to get out of the dangerous cold and stay at a shelter. The United Way of Greater Milwaukee has donated $50,000 to help crowded homeless shelters open overflow centers.
To the north in Superior, temperatures dropped to 20 and 30 below zero Tuesday. The wind made those temperatures feel even colder.
Ashland, Bayfield, Hurley, Washburn and Superior are among school districts telling students to stay home Tuesday. Forecasters say with wind chills of minus 20 and below, exposed skin can freeze within a minute.
(AP) All seven members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court have met with 20 Wisconsin state lawmakers as part of the biennial tradition at the beginning of each new legislative session. Lawmakers and court members at Tuesday's meeting talked about a variety of issues related to the judiciary, including Wisconsin's unique position as the only state that allows law school graduates to practice without taking a bar exam.
Justices spoke supportively of that so-called diploma privilege, which dates back to 1870.
State Sen. Glenn Grothman asked what could be done to lower law student debt. He says the amount of debt students graduate with is scandalous. He suggested looking at alternative and less expensive ways to get licensed to practice law.