More Alcohol Policies Coming To College Campuses
Almost every college campus across the U.S. has had to deal with student drinking problems. Been like that for years. And with the recent crackdown going on at UW-Stout, where 7 students have died in the past 2 years...all alcohol related.....more and more policies are being put in place on some of those campuses. UW-L Chancellor Joe Gow says he's not blind to those situations.
Onalaska Thanksgiving Dinner Gets Financial Boost
The Onalaska Community Thanksgiving Dinner got one step closer to its fund raising goal thanks to the Health Care Professionals Club at Globe University. On Friday, the HCPC presented a check to Tom Brewer, the President of the Onalaska Enhancement Foundation. And Brewer says that will go a long way toward their meal goal.
Stratman Jury Hears Her Police Calls From Crash Scene
The sound of a sheriff's deputy, making a police call from an accident scene: 'Body on the ground, unresponsive.' That was La Crosse County deputy Trisha Stratman, after her squad car collided with another car on Highway 35 last year. Prosecutors say Stratman was checking on Brandon Jennings, who was thrown from the other car, and died in the accident. Stratman is on trial for causing the crash. Jurors heard the 9-1-1 dispatch calls from that night during testimony today.
Historical EAS Test Is Wednesday
There are a couple of concerns floating around today's national test of the Emergency Broadcast System. WIZM'S Dan Deicher has the story.
For years we would normally only hear..............
on a statewide level.......usually meaning there's bad weather coming. But the historical nationwide test today at 1pm central time....has some people wondering why this has to go national. Tod Pritchard with the state's EMS department tried to answer that question.
Will There Be Sex Ed Changes In La Crosse Schools
Changes in the Doyle administration sex ed bill passed last year are coming. On Wednesday, the state senate passed the GOP bill by a 17-15 vote. Democrats called the legislation foolish and unrealistic, but Republicans forced the measure through. It now goes to the state Assembly, though it's unclear whether the chamber will consider the bill this year. So will it change the way sex ed is taught in the Lacrosse School District?