Johnson and Russ Feingold are using the hospital as part of their election campaigns
Some professors are leaving state, heading to Minnesota
When it comes to parking in La Crosse's municipal ramps, what's old is new again. Just months after removing the often malfunctioning and vandalized parking gates in favor of free...
Remember your first driving test on the highway? It may have been nerve-wracking.
Now imagine the kind of testing snowplow drivers are required to do. Fortunately, their testing may be safer than what your average driver goes through. The Minnesota DOT takes a video simulator around the state to help plow drivers practice for winter. That simulator will be brought to Rushford next week. MN-DOT spokeswoman Kristine Hernandez says the simulators save money on fuel and equipment, and gives drivers an idea of how to handle snow, wind, and emergencies on the road.
A shooting victim has been brought to a La Crosse hospital after an incident last night in Jackson County...
The shooting in the village of Taylor was reported around 7:30 Wednesday night. A man who had been shot a number of times was driven to the Whitehall hospital, before being airlifted to Gundersen Lutheran. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says the shooting may have resulted from a domestic dispute.
A double-murder trial in La Crosse County could happen in May, but that's not definite yet.
The trial of Jeff Lepsch is tentatively planned for a week, beginning on May 6th. The starting date and length of the trial could be settled later this month. Lepsch is charged with the shooting deaths of Paul and A-J Petras at May's Photo in La Crosse. The father and son were killed in the store on September 15th.
La Crosse's Chamber of Commerce still has a greenlight to build new offices near City Hall.
A question about zoning for the project was resolved at last night's city plan commission meeting, so planning can move ahead on a Chamber building proposed for 7th and La Crosse Streets. The office proposal has been on the drawing board for years, but it's been stalled because of the economy. Ground-breaking is not expected for another year or two.
Three men accused of belonging to the 'Get Money Boys' gang are identified in court as suspects in a La Crosse home invasion.
Testimony from police was heard today, as Du Juan Jackson pleads 'not guilty' to helping rob a group of people at a home on 6th Street in October. Investigator Andrew Rosenow of the La Crosse Police says a second man, Areschial Page, has admitted to a role in the robbery. Page and a third suspect, De'aaron Appleton, were scheduled to enter 'not guilty' pleas today...but their hearing was postponed so they can still find attorneys.