Deer Hunter Forum In Westby Tonight
The deer hunting seasons might still be months away, but the Department of Natural Resources is already gearing up with a series of deer hunter forums this month. Anyone interested in the opportunity to discuss local deer management issues, hunting seasons, and any other deer topic is encouraged to attend.
A local meeting will be held today from 4-8pm for Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe
and Vernon counties at the Bekkum Memorial Library, in Westby.
The deer hunter forums will put the public in direct contact with
the local biologist responsible for managing the local deer herd, and are intended to both share information about deer management and gather information from hunters about deer where they live, hunt or farm.
Vinehout Hits The Campaign Trail
One democratic candidate for governor is starting to make her statewide rounds on the campaign trail. Senator Kathleen Vinehout made appearances in Winnebago County last weekend. Vienhout talked with WIZM news about her campaign travels so far.
Vinehout will open her campaign office in Madison on March 12th.
La Crosse Woman's Death Considered A Murder
Police are treating the death of a 35-year-old woman as a homicide.
Chief Ed Kondracki says an autopsy has been performed on the body of Kristen Rodgers, who was found dead in a Caledonia St. parking lot early Tuesday. The cause of her death has not been released, but Kondracki says it was not accidental, and is "possibly drug-related." The chief says the murder is thought to be an isolated incident, not related to other recent drug deaths in the area. Any clues can be called into 784-TIPS
Billings Is Listening To The Candidates
State Represenative, Jill Billings, says she is watching the gubernatorial campaign trail of Kathleen Vinehout and Kathleen Falk real closely. But the one thing that bothers the La Crosse Democrat, is the talk of fake candidates being used in primaries like we saw last year in recall elections.
Billings, during her interview with WIZM News, did not say which candidate she would support...saying she's listening like everyone else is....to the issues each one has.
Police Investigating After Body Found on Northside
Details are sketchy. But La Crosse police say they're investigating the suspicious death of a middle aged woman on the northside today. Someone found the woman in the parking lot this morning around seven and called police. Cops say she was dead when they got there. At this point, the only description police are giving of the woman is white and middle-aged. They're still waiting for a positive ID from family members.