Escapees In Florida Court.....Not Coming Home Anytime Soon
The two felons that walked away from a correctional facility in Black River Falls only to be captured later in Florida, will not be coming back to the Badger state anytime soon.
Plans To Expand Winona Bridge Making Some Progress
The five-year anniversary of a deadly bridge collapse in Minneapolis has brought attention to the condition of other Minnesota bridges...
In Winona, Mayor Jerry Miller has been busy trying to work out repairs or a replacement of the aging river bridge. Miller says Winona is getting plenty of help from elected leaders, from the governor to U-S Senators.
Less than a year after the Twin Cities disaster, Winona's bridge was shut down for several days after the discovery of corroded gusset plates.
CouleeCap Gets Money To Tear Down Houses
4 houses in La Crosse will be demolished thanks in part to money awarded to Coulee Cap of La Crosse County. It's part of the state's Strategic Blight Elimination Program. Department of Financial Institutions Secretary, Peter Bildsten, explains what criteria has to be met before money's are handed down.
$1 million was given to 10 Wisconsin cities for demolition of blighted residential properties. The funds were made available from proceeds of the National Mortgage Settlement received earlier this year by DFI and DOJ.
Juneau County Deputies Look For Man Jeep
Juneau County Deputies are looking for a man that they believe robbed a cabin and stole a jeep Tuesday.
Inmates Were Doing Good Before Fleeing BRF
A little more background on the prison that two inmates walked away from 2 weeks ago. The Black River Falls Correctional Facility accepts inmates with 6 months left on their prison terms and some actually were used to assist in the flood clean up in La Crosse a few years ago. Superintendent, David Andraskas. Says they get inmates ready to go back into the public.
He says they also help inmates get their GED diplomas. Both James Newman and James Mislevec were doing good in these programs before they walked away from the facility and were later captured in Florida. The two will be back in court in Florida tomorrow morning.