Cullen Points Out Mining Issues Before Senate
Democrat Tim Cullen of Janesville takes issue with a mining bill up for
Unofficial End Of Winter In Lax, Much Snowier Winter Than 2012
As far as the weather service is concerned, winter ends today in the Midwest.
The National Weather Service bases its winter weather records on the three months from December through February. And in those months, La Crosse has had about 40 inches of snow...almost twice what we received last winter. Because our snow cover should keep temperatures low, forecaster Jeff Boyne does not expect a repeat of last year's record warmth in March. January was the driest month this winter in La Crosse, with only six-and-a-half inches of snow, and most of that fell during a storm at the very end of the month.
Nuns Who Attended WTC Fight Bribe Demands, Red Tape To Get Donations To Africa
A word of caution to Americans who want to donate goods to foreign countries...
There's no guarantee the donations will reach their destination. Blame that on government red tape, corruption, or other factors. The president of Western Technical College, Lee Rasch, says a recent medical shipment from Wisconsin was delayed in getting to a clinic in Cameroon, because dockworkers wanted bribes before they would unload the crate from a ship. Rasch praises two nuns for going through Cameroon government channels to claim the shipment. The nuns attended Western Tech in La Crosse to study computer science. Rasch is working with a La Crosse group to establish sister city ties to the community of Kumbo in Cameroon.
Missing Link Found
They have found the missing link. Guido, one of the Klement's racing sausages featured at Milwaukee Brewers games, went missing. It was the wurst of times. But now Guido has been found. The Italian sausage costume turned up at a bar in Cedarburg. It is not clear if someone returned the costume, and police are investigating.
Lab Tests Not Complete Yet In WSU Student Death
The final report on how a Winona State student died may depend greatly on the results of lab tests...
Winona Police Chief Paul Bostrack is waiting for a lab in Ramsey County to release results of toxicology tests on 19-year-old Mitchell Grierson. Mitchell was a freshman studying communications at WSU. His roommate found him dead in their dorm room on February 17th. Bostrack believes the tests could take up to two months to process.