Billings Hopes For 2013
State Representative, Jill Billings has been appointed to the tourism
Top Honors For The Onalaksa High School Bands
The Onalaksa High School bands brought a little cheese with them to the
Holmen Board May Cast Fluoride Vote Next Week
They probably didn't expect to wait two years for the information they wanted...
In 2011, Holmen Village Board members put a stop to local fluoridation, until they could get advice from the state on how much fluoride should be in tap water. A report calling for lower fluoride levels has now been issued. If the board votes to resume fluoridation, it could take just a week or two to start the process again, according to
Dean Olson in the public works office. The village board could make a decision at a meeting next Thursday.
No Lead Poisonings Of Eagles So Far
Earlier this week, we told you about a pair of eagles born in Decorah last
Construction On New Dresbach Bridge Likely To Start This Year
A new year marks the start of construction on a new I-90 bridge over the Mississippi, north of La Crosse...
MN DOT spokeswoman Kristin Kammueller tells us foundation work could begin this winter on a site north of the existing Dresbach bridge. Because of that location, Kristin says a popular rest stop near the bridge will soon be off-limits to drivers of big rigs. Plans also call for replacing the sharp right turn required to go to Wisconsin from the northbound lane of Highway 61.
The new four-lane bridge is expected to open in 2016. No plans have been made for the existing bridge, which has been used for more than 40 years.