Drug Drop Off This Saturday
The Onalaska Police Department and their partners have been sponsoring medication disposal drops since 2010. And in that time, they have gathered over 2 thousand pounds of unwanted medicines. Onalaska Police Officer Jasson Jobe has been working with the drop offs since the beginning...and what they are accepting at this Saturday's
What To Do With The School
To sell or not to sell....that is the question facing the La Crescent community. WIZM'S Dan Deicher has the story.
It would cost close to $9 million to fix up the La Crescent Elementary School. But a developer has shown an interest to buy the property for an upcoming shopping center. Superintendent, Ron Wilke, says there are others looking at the project besides the school district.
College Debt Load High in Wisconsin but Higher Elsewhere
College students in Wisconsin don't graduate with as much debt as many of their peers around the nation. That's part of a new report on college debt released today. Average college debt for Wisconsin is around 24 thousand dollars for public and private students who graduated in 2010. That's the 15th highest debt load in the nation and about one thousand dollars below the national average of $25,250 for 2010 graduates. UW-La Crosse graduates have significantly lower debt levels than that, about 21 thousand dollars for those who graduated in the spring. Some schools in Wisconsin did not report their graduates' debt load for the report. Viterbo University in La Crosse is one of those.
Alternate Side Parking Gloves Could Come Off Tonight
Don't expect any more warnings from the La Crosse police department. Alternate side parking rules went into effect on Tuesday morning in the city. Police records department says they stick pink warnings under windshield wipers for the first couple of days of seasonal alternate side parking. Those two days have elapsed and there were more pink warnings again this morning. So expect full-on, ticket-green if you're on the wrong side of the street tomorrow morning. Records says it's not clear how many warnings have been handed out this week but, "it's alot."
Streamline is Walker Plan for DNR
Governor Walker freely admits he's trying to make the DNR permit process more business friendly. That's at the root of his plan to streamline things at the agency
Legislation under consideration in Madison would, among other things, limit public input on permitting and give automatic approval for permits if the DNR doesn't rule on them within 30 days.