Marsh Transfer Part of Long Standing Plan
The only reason the city of La Crosse and the DNR are talking about a land transfer right now is because of the argument over a north south road through the city that started nearly two decades ago.
The DNR's Craig Thompson was part of the talks that led to the city council adopting a plan to hand over the city's marsh land in response to the threat of road getting built through the marsh. He's now urging the city to follow through with that plan now that road plans are starting to simmer again.
Miller Pushes For State Shutdown Bill
Minnesota State Senator Jeremy Miller of Winona is talking about senate bill 1780 which keeps MNSCU schools from being disrupted in the event of a government shutdown.
The bill has bipartisan support.
Appeals Court Knocks Down Galesville Man's Divorce Complaint
A Galesville man said he couldn't afford to keep up with his divorce settlement, but an appeals court has called him out on that claim...The Third District Court of Appeals will not grant Daniel Smith another chance to work out a settlement with his ex-wife. The judges ruled that Smith was secretly getting routine payments from a family business, along with his regular salary...payments that added up to hundreds of dollars a month. Smith appealed the court-ordered support payments and attorney's fees, following the break-up of his 21-year marriage.
CAPX 2020 Hearings Begin Today
Public hearings on the proposed CAPX 2020 high voltage tranmission line project starts this afternoon in Alma and continue into the evening. Main concerns the Public Service Commission will hear?
And third, according to Tim Carlsgaard of Capx 2020....where is the electricity that's carried on this line coming from. The final public hearing is set for tomorrow in Centerville.
State Reaching Out To Help Jobless Veterans
Picture the Wisconsin economy as a patient in a hospital...
One member of Governor Walker's cabinet says the state was bleeding jobs for years, but in the last few months, we've 'stopped the bleeding.' Reggie Newson, the secretary of Workforce Development, uses that comparison to show that employment prospects are getting better, especially for veterans. Newson says job centers around Wisconsin are ready to help veterans who are in the job market.
A special career fair for veterans is planned the last week of June at the Western Tech campus in La Crosse. It's one of more than a dozen scheduled around the state between now and December.