Monroe County Moving Towards New Jail Courthouse
Last month, Monroe County board members voted 18-4 to form a jail and courthouse building and renovation committee. A step that goes back to.............
County Board Chair, Rick Irwin, says the committee will be responsible for establishing goals and building, renovation and financing strategies as well as centralized county services and departments. Irwin feels a substantial move will be made in 2012 to get the building of a new jail and courthouse underway.
To Ice Fish You Need Ice
With all the rivers and lakes we have in the area...you'd think there would be someone ice fishing somewhere. Well there are.....you just have to carefully find the good ice areas. That's according to Coulee Region Adventures owner, Anthony Larson.
He says areas that have not seen a lot of sun may be your best bet until the water gets colder. It's been so warm in some places that Larson has watched boat after boat leave the landing by the Dresbach lock and dam.
Skateboard Rider Killed In Traffic In La Crosse
A teenage skateboarder has been killed in an accident on the south side of La Crosse...
The 17-year-old on the skateboard was hit by a pickup truck around 2:30 on Thursday afternoon, in the area of 26th and Farnam Streets. The teen's name has not been released yet.
2nd Fake Pot Bust In A Week
Another local arrest that deals with synthetic marijuana. This time in Monroe County. Two adults have been arrested after deputies conducted a search warrant Wednesday afternoon in the Village of Kendall at the Wood Pipes Smoke Shop. 34 year old Tammy Wood and 38 year old Brian Wood, both of Kendall, were arrested amid allegations of their possession of synthetic marijuana, a restricted controlled substance.
A number of drug related items were seized, including materials believed to
be synthetic marijuana. Both of these individuals are scheduled to make their
first appearance in court today.
Christmas Tree Pickup
What to do with your Christmas Tree now?
You can contact the Recycling Department at 789-7508 with any questions. They are working with a limited staff until next week and will not be open this Friday or next Monday.