Amendment to Ordinance Would Restrict Rentals in La Crosse Neighborhood
In the future, new multi-family rentals would be allowed in La Crosse's Washburn nieghborhood. But only with special permission. That's the essence of a new proposal that could be considered by the city council next month. Just trying to turn a corner in the predominately rental area, says Washburn neighborhood association president, Randy Magno, and encourage more single family homes like the homes that are getting built by the city currently in the neighborhood.
The idea to add single family restrictions in the neighborhood apparently was spurred by plans to turn the historic Nelson Allen house on 10th and King into a college rental.
Falk Stumps In La Crosse
Kathleen Falk, Democratic candidate for governor and former Dane County
Executive, told a crowd in La Crosse Monday that Governor Walker's War
on Women must end now, and called on Walker to veto several pieces of
legislation recently passed by the Republican controlled
Falk said as governor, she would replace Dennis
La Crosse Judges Signed Walker Recall Petitions
Three La Crosse circuit court judges are among those who signed Walker recall petitions. A new report finds that a total of 29 county-level judges across the state signed petitions to recall governor Walker. 16 of those are from Milwaukee. The report finds Ramona Gonzalez, Todd Bjerke and Dale Pasell signed petitions. Judge J. David Rice in Monroe county also signed a petition as did judge Micheal Rosborough in Vernon county. Apparently, signing the petitions does not violate judicial ethics rules.
Kind Says Congress Failing To Compromise
This has not been Congress's 'finest hour,' according to an area House member...
Ron Kind of La Crosse says he would give Congress close to a failing grade over the past two years, because of the unwillingness of both parties to compromise.
Kind says his willingness to vote with either party helped him rank in the top five most independent members of Congress, in a recent survey. Number one was libertarian Ron Paul.
Mayo Employee Busted for Video Pen in Bathroom Stall
A Franciscan Skemp IT employee in La Crosse is in trouble for trying to take videos in a bathroom. Cops say a construction worker found a video-recording pen in the ceiling above a bathroom stall in a unisex bathroom at the Professional Arts Building at Franciscan Skemp. Cops say the motion-activated pen was apparently set up to record toilet private time in the sixth floor bathroom. Not much action there. Cops say they have pictures of the employee, Jeffrey Baylor, recording himself getting the pen into position. And the construction worker taking the pen out of the ceiling. The 27 year-old Baylor faces a couple of charges including invasion of privacy.