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But those Dems insist they're not being frivolous in demanding that Republicans in state office give up their own tax-funded insurance coverage. Graeme Zielinski is a spokesman for the Wisconsin Democratic Party. The party issued the challenge to give up state-run insurance, in response to Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's pursuit of a suit to block the Obama health bill.
Got crime in your neigborhood? Now, check it out online. La Crosse, Onalaska, West Salem and Sparta cops are the latest departments in Wisconsin to track crimes in their respective cities through the Crime Reports website.
You can link to it through the La Crosse police website. It's updated daily but does not include exact addresses. The site does, however, provide quick links to pictures and addresses of registered sex offender.
You know how the federal stimulus act from last year was supposed to put people to work? That's exactly what fed money La Crosse county is getting to fight obesity will do.
Four people will be hired to administer the funds says county nutritionist Linda Lee. It was her successful application that landed the $2.2 million in grant money for the county. Only one of two counties in the state to receive such obesity battling grants.
Warmer weather, robin sightings and the opening of a LaCrosse drive in resturant. All signs of spring. Today, Rudy's opened for the first time this year. The LaCrosse street drive in has been around since 1933. Waitresses on roller skates were seen serving the lunch crowd on Thursday afternoon.
Another drug bust with the help of Ralph the drug dog. La Crosse police have arrested 41 year-old Phillip Madison Sr. for dealing pot. They say a cop recognized Madison's car, stopped him and called for Ralph. Ralph made a hit on the car and, sure enough, cops found three bags of pot and some cash. Not a whole lot of marijuana; about 45 grams altogether. But it's enough to charge Madison with dealing.