State County Deer Opener Numbers
So how did the gun deer season opener in Wisconsin fare? Very well reports
Arcadia Nursing Home Changes Hands
The same group that aquired Catholic Residential Services in La Crosse
Lax DA Preparing For Possible Review Of Sentence In Drunk Driving Death
A judge's sentence is supposed to end a trial where a criminal has been convicted...unless the convicted person decides to appeal.
Jesse Herrmann of Holmen is keeping his drunk-driving case alive, nearly a year after getting a prison term for causing a young woman's death in a crash. La Crosse D-A Tim Gruenke sees many appeals, a year or more after trial, so he's not surprised that Herrmann is asking for a change in sentence. Gruenke is providing briefs for Judge Ramona Gonzalez to review, so she can decide whether to reconsider the 30-year term. Herrmann believes the judge is biased against drunk drivers, because a sister of hers was killed by someone driving drunk.
Smoking Going Down
Teenage smoking rates are dropping...and in Wisconsin...the numbers look
Kind Chairs Group Of Moderate Dems In Congress
A group of moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill chooses La Crosse's Ron Kind as its leader...
Kind is the chairman of the New Democrat Coalition, which has existed since Bill Clinton was in the White House. Kind says the Coalition tries to get both parties to agree on issues, mainly affecting the economy. He says about one-fourth of the Democrats in Congress belong to the Coalition.