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It's a fifth drunk driving arrest for a guy police busted early Sunday morning. La Crosse Police say 43 year-old Philip Cholka was passed out behind the wheel of his running car at a convenience store on Rose Street on the city's northside. A cop struggled to wake Cholka. Finally did after turning off the ignition and grabbing the keys through an open window. They say Cholka was very drunk and clearly disoriented. He thought he was in Sparta.
Westby School Board President Mike Sebion says an item on the board agenda involves Superintendent Michael Murphy and that he would be resigning Monday. Sebion says he did not know when the resignation would be effective or Murphy’s reasons for leaving the district.
The school board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Coon Valley Elementary School.
Murphy came to Westby schools in 2007.
The guy who apparently passed a fake fifty dollar bill at the counter at a local fast food place wasn't exactly trying to blend in. La Crosse Police say a woman working the counter at the time clearly remembers the guy's very broad shoulders, short hair and skull cap, along with the multi-colored polish on his fingernails and toe nails and, as she describes it, the very feminine manner in which he carried himself. Police are still looking for the guy. Meanwhile, they're still investigating a string of counterfeit 20's that have turned up at a southside coffee kiosk this week as well.
Don't think that gun toting advocates in Wisconsin have stopped smiling yet. Onalaska's Hubert Hoffman is vice president of Wisconsin Carry Inc. And he's more than a bit optimistic about the possibility of a new state law allowing concealed carry with Republicans sweeping to power in Madison after Tuesday's voting. Although he recognizes the process might have to be put on hold due to Republican campaign promises about balancing budgets, cutting government spending and stopping the high speed rail line. But, after that, Hoffman expects concealed carry to become law relatively quickly. Probably within a year.