Tomah Shooting Still Being Investigated
Police in Tomah are looking for two suspects linked to a shooting that occured two weeks ago. Beyond that....not much else is being released by police. Chief Wes Revels.
21 year old Holden Mayberry suffered a single gunshot wound to
the torso after he was walking along a walking trail in Tomah. Mayberry told police two men confronted him on the trail and then shot him. No detailed description of the suspects has been given.
La Crosse School Board Talks Construction
The La Crosse School Board was given final details of upgrades to occur at State Road School last night. Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, Joe Ledvina.
Ledvina said the bids for the projects have all came in under projections. The board, which can approve 2 out of the 3 options, will vote on their final plans at their next meeting in 2 weeks. The monies come from the operational budget and not from a referendum passed a few years ago.
Wolf Hunt Coming to Wisconsin
It's not going to open season on wolves in Wisconsin. But a wolf hunt is coming. Governor Walker this week signed a law that allows it. The point is not to take a bunch of wolves through a hunt, says Bob Welch, who represents groups who support a wolf hunt, but to discourage some not-so-friendly wolf behavior around humans
A recent federal de-listing of the gray wolf across the upper midwest has states moving to manage wolf populations through hunts and other methods.
Sign Committee Looking for More Time
It won't be long before the city of La Crosse has new rules governing billboards in place. But not soon enough to avoid running past the expiration of a 12 month moratorium on electronic signs within the city. City councilman Bob Seaquist wants the moratorium extended so his billboard committee can complete work on new rules for the signs. Not a long extension, he says
The city put a sign moratorium in place last summer after backlash from a big electronic billboard that went up right at the entrance to La Crosse on town of Medary land.
Voting Today in Wisconsin
As voters go to the polls today, plenty of names on ballot no longer belong to candidates who are still in a race. Wisconsin presidential primary voting today along with spring balloting of county board supervisors and school district candidates.
Voters will see six republican presidential candidates on the ballot when they go to the polls today. But Michelle Bachman and Jon Huntsman have ended their candidacies. Something similar in the La Crosse school district race. Four names on the ballot for three seats, but Dan Moen has apparently suspended his campaign. Statewide voter turnout expected to be 35 percent today. A city administrator referendum could boost turnout in La Crosse, while an Onalaska mayor's race could increase turnout there.