New Flu Vaccine!
In the near future...you may be seeing a different kind of flu vaccine. An experimental DNA plasmid vaccine appears to overcome some of the limitations of current vaccines by offering protection against a wide variety of strains, report researchers. So is it just science fiction? One local doctor says nope.
Dr. C.J. Menagh with Mayo Clini Health Systems, says the current vaccines people recieve are outdated and he will be watching this latest DNA trend. But in the meantime, Menagh recommends you should still get a flu shot every year.
Change To Skyrockers Plans
The Lacrosse Skyrockers are getting ready for a bigger and better New Years Eve fireworks show......and a little change in where they prepare everything is not deterring them one bit. Just ask Chief Skyrocker, Pat Bonadurer.
The blufftop park is closed due to construction but thanks to the La Crosse
Parks and Recreation Department and Fowler
Dancing Stars Break Money Record
The 6th Annual Lacrosse Dancing with the Stars, held last Saturday, was a huge success according to organizers.
Cheryl Hancock of the Scenic Bluffs Chapter of the Red Cross says the move to the Lacrosse Center was a huge part of the success.......going from 800 in the audience last year to 2000 this year.
Lacrosse Center To Take Up Concealed Carry
Wisconsin became the 49th state that allows residents to carry concealed weapons a month ago. And there, still, are no rules in place at the Lacrosse Center when it comes to carrying concealed weapons. No problems have been reported there.....but the center board needs some direction says Art Fahey.
The Lacrosse City Council does not meet until next week to consider a veto override of Mayor Matt Harter's decision to veto the concealed carry ordinance....and Fahey says the board wants some direction now. They meet today at 4pm.
City Councilman Suggests Developing City Park Land
Does the city of La Crosse have enough park land? This week, city councilman jim Bloedorn suggested as much, saying that developing part of the experimental forest near Hixon Forest might be a better use for the land than permanently designating it as a city park
Although La Crosse has owned the experimental forest for nearly fifty years, it's never been officially designated as park land.