New ideas being bounced around to pay for state's infrastructure
Rangers go from playing on basically dirt to new field turf
What does Ron Johnson have against higher education? The U.S. Senator from Wisconsin is trying to backpedal now after his controversial comments about college. Johnson mused that we can replace...
Folks living in Houston County will be getting phone calls this week, asking them to help fix up the Caledonia community swimming pool.
A volunteer group starts a week-long 'Phon-a-thon' tonight. Phon-a-thon leader Carolyn Medin says more than a million dollars has been raised so far...but they need 100-thousand dollars more to start construction after this summer. Medin says the main swimming pool in Caledonia would be renovated, and a baby pool would be converted into a zero-depth pool.
The court process wheels are spinning in Florida for a man who escaped
Village leaders in Holmen may take the month of April off from arguing over fluoride...
We're told that an engineering firm probably won't have recommendations for changing Holmen's fluoridation system until the May village board meeting. This month, the board asked Davy Engineering to work on ways that the mothballed fluoridation system in Holmen could be altered to use a different, safer form of fluoride. Public works director Dean Olson says the change could cost as much as 70-thousand dollars. The village has suspended fluoridation for the last two years, because many critics consider fluoride unhealthy.
Is La Crosse's mayor happy that his four-year term is just about over?
Mayor Matt Harter tells WIZM's Mike Hayes that he'll be happy to "move on to new things" when his term expires next month. Harter says the city has cut taxes all four years, while maintaining a high level of government services. Harter says that was accomplished by people working together, although he and the city council have disagreed on several issues. The mayor announced last fall that he would not run in next Tuesday's election. He says his most memorable moment as mayor was the night he took the oath of office in 2009.