Downtown La Crosse Strives Thanks To You
It takes more then a Small Business Saturday event to make stores in downtown
Ex-girlfriend Wants New Trial In Vance Evans Murder
She was convicted of murder, and got life in prison...but Tammy Cole has always said that when she shot Vance Evans in Tomah two years ago, it was an accident.
Now, Cole is hoping for a new trial in the shooting death of Evans, her ex-boyfriend. Monroe County Judge Todd Ziegler is scheduled to hear arguments tomorrow on whether Cole should be tried again for murder and arson. Prosecutors said Cole cut a natural gas line in the Evans house and lit a candle, apparently hoping to blow up the house and cover up the shooting.
Lax Thanksgiving Dinner Still Needs $10,000 To Pay Expenses
They served 25-hundred dinners for Thanksgiving at the La Crosse Center yesterday...
Now, the organizers of the Community Thanksgiving Dinner continue looking for money to pay for the 25-thousand dollar event. Organization president Ruth McQuiston-Keil says the dinner does not get City Hall funding, but is financed completely through private donations. Funding was about 10-thousand dollars under the goal just before this week's dinner. But Ruth says donations made after the dinner always bring fund-raising up to the goal.
Committee Changes Could Speed Up Ona Waterfront Plans
Part of Onalaska's waterfront revitalization became a reality this year, when Highway 35 was rebuilt...
Now, what about other parts of the plan, like a new cultural center? Onalaska Mayor Joe Chilsen is confident that the building can be completed next year, as scheduled. Trouble is, there have been some disputes about the building's design, and about state requirements, such as an elevator. Instead of cancelling the building proposal, the city council recently approved a committee change so it can monitor the project more closely.
Turkey Turnout Great
Onalaska's community thanksgiving dinner is only 2 years old....but you