UW-L suffers first loss, still alive in World Series
Eagles rematch with Trinity today
for right to face No. 1-ranked SUNY Cortland in championship
More Amtrak Needed
More flexibility for folks who love to ride the rails could be coming to La Crosse within a few years. A new study by Amtrak suggests a schedule for a second Empire Builder train to operate between the Twin Cities and Chicago, by way of La Crosse. The schedule included in the study would have the eastbound trains stop in late morning and early afternoon...while the westbound trains would reach the north La Crosse depot in late afternoon and early evening. About 150-thousand riders would be expected to use the new train each year. A final version of the report, including costs of the project and ways to finance it, may be completed by the fall of next year.
Test Your Kids For Drugs
Not sure if your child is using drugs? The Tomah Police Department has
New Ideas for Lieutenant Governor Catching On
Right now, Wisconsin's lieutenant governor isn't asked to do much. More than one candidate for the job this year is campaigning on the idea of changing that. Republican Brett Davis is one of those. He's looking at turning the job into the top taxpayer watchdog for the state. For good reason, he says; people in the state are taxed too much because of wasteful spending.
Another lieutenant governor candidate, Rebecca Kleefisch, wants to use the office to create a taxpayer waste tip line
United Way Opens Other Avenues With Grants
$100 thousand in Venture Grants went out last week from the Great Rivers United Way to regional non-profit health and human service agencies in the areas of early learning and youth development. Executive Director, Mary Kay Wolfe says they are seeking another a new avenue to help the community. 24 grants ranging from $1,000 to $14,800 were awarded. These monies are on top of the monies that go out every year to United Way partner agencies.