Register Your Bike and Get a Free Light
La Crosse police were uncomfortable with the idea of giving away free bike lights the whole time. Not because they don't want bicycle riders to go without. It's just that the big box of bike light sets they got from the county through a grant program came with the understanding that the lights would be handed out to those riding illegally without bike lights. Kind of like a reward for breaking the law. La Crosse cops instead will hand out the lights to the first fifty who show up at the PD downtown to register their bikes. Bike registration is two bucks and is required under city ordinance.
Campaign Violation Allegations Include New UW Regent from Onalaska
A newly appointed member of the UW board of regents is among those on a complaint filed by a watchdog group alleging campaign finance rules violations. Gary Roberts from Onalaska, big contributor to Scott Walker, was recently appointed by the governor to a term on the board of regents. According to a complaint filed by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Roberts is one of 29 big donors in the state who violated the annual 10 thousand dollar limit for individual campaign donations. Also on the list of those breaking the contribution limit, according to the group, Vicky Kunz from La Crosse, listed as a Kwik Trip employee.
CAUSE OF DEATH FOR CRAIG MEYERS
A cause of death for the college student found in the Mississippi River this week. The LaCrosse county medical examiner Dr. John Steers says Craig Meyers drowned to death. Steers tells Wizzum News that the 21 year old college student also suffered from hypothermia alcohol intoxication. Meyers's body was found below the ice on Tuesday afternoon. Craig was last seen alive at 2am on Sunday when a relative dropped him off on the 700 block of Market Street.
Gow Scoffs At Report
A review of the nation's teacher training programs suggests that many
Town Of Onalaska Could Become "Village Of Midway"
Two Onalaskas in one county may be one too many...
The co-existence of a city of Onalaska and a town of Onalaska has caused some confusion for decades. Now, the town is aiming to become a village...and if that happens, the new community will be called the 'Village of Midway.' Sandy Thompson of the town board says Midway is a popular choice among townspeople.
Now, the task of circulating incorporation petitions will begin. Town leaders hope to get about 15-hundred signatures, but they only need 50 in all.