Feehan Campaign Raises More Than $75,000
Bill Feehan, La Crosse area businessman and candidate for Wisconsin state Senate, says that his campaign has raised more than $75 thousand. That leads all republican challengers for the state senate. He says it gives him a better chance to get out talk to voters.
Feehan says people are recognizing that there is a better economic future for our state, and that this race is crucial to achieving it.
Union President Says City Workers Could Help With Cost Savings Ideas
Head honchos in the city of La Crosse make no secret of wanting to save money.
Fundraiser For Flags
They have placed flags on veterans graves for years. But the La Crosse Memorial Day Association's, coffers are running dry. Now, according to Ken Birnbaum, they are holding a fund raiser.
Birnbaum says 125 volunteers flag more than 7 thousand graves every year, and that costs $5 thousand a year. We have an address on our WIZM website in which you can send a donation.
Anyone interested in making a tax-deductible donation can send it to: Memorial Day Flagging Capital Fund Drive, P.O. Box 489, La Crosse, WI, 54602-0489.
Shilling And Other Democrats Take Back Senate Tuesday
When John Lehman reversed his 2010 election defeat in a recall race last month, he allowed Democrats to regain control of the Wisconsin Senate for the first time in 18 months.
Police Get Help in Arrest of Bold Burglars
Those burglars are getting bold. La Crosse cops say they've nailed a couple of thugs who let themselves in to an apartment on 11th street in between the UWL campus and downtown early Sunday morning. While there were people inside. Apparently, the guys who lived in the apartment were sitting out on the deck eating pizza at about one in the morning, looked into the apartment and saw two guys rummaging around inside. Same guys came out onto the deck and demanded some of the pizza. A confrontation turned violent quickly. Cops wound up arresting 23 year-old Anthony Lee and 17 year-old Bret Clark with the help of some good samaritans who happened by at about the time a single officer was wrestling with the two thugs. Clark and Lee face a number of charges.