Road construction projects force Deke Slayton Airfest to cancel
Sometimes you have to wonder what the real motivation is. The Wisconsin Legislature made changes last year to how County Veterans Services Offices are funded. These are the agencies, staffed...
You're going to be hard pressed to find a mayoral candidate in La Crosse who
Nearly a week after a man died in a southern Minnesota motel fire, the cause of the disaster is still a mystery...
The state fire marshal continues to look into the Thursday night fire at the Downtown Motel of St. Charles. A motel guest, Vincent Wright of South Dakota, died in the fire. Wright was the only person in the building when the flames began. Officer Renee Hewitt of the St. Charles police department says if investigators thought the fire was arson, they would have said so by now. Half of the units at the motel were damaged by the fire.
A convicted motel robber can avoid prison time, if he agrees to a counseling program. Joshua Green of La Crosse is sentenced to jail time and probation, with a prison sentence stayed. Green pled guilty to robbing a motel clerk of $150 last March, so he could buy drugs. A state corrections agent suggested probation for Green, so he can be treated for drug addiction and mental illness.
A local, un-named business, has told the La Crosse Salvation Army that they
Evansdale, Iowa police say an autopsy has confirmed that two bodies found last week in a wildlife area are those of Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook. Police Chief Kent Smock says he received confirmation today from the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office that the bodies were the two cousins, who had been missing since July 13. The full autopsy hasn't been released to police.
Elizabeth was 8 and Lyric was 10 when they went for a bike ride in the northeastern Iowa community and didn't return.
Hunters found their bodies last week in the Seven Bridges Wildlife Area in Bremer County, about 25 miles from where they were last seen. Police closed the park while they searched for evidence connected to the case but now have reopened the area.