Woman Dealing Cocaine, say La Crosse Police
La Crosse police have collected themselves a would-be cocaine dealer. 22 year-old Lisa Lomprey, they say, had cocaine and the willingness to sell to an informant. Price: 17 hundred dollars an ounce. They got Lomprey after the deal carrying the police buy money. Lomprey should be court today in La Crosse.
City Brewery Facing Fines from Feds
Big fines for a La Crosse company possibly coming from the Feds. OSHA is looking to get over a hundred thousand dollars from City Brewery for 16 serious
Tavern Inspection Fee Among Those Considered by La Crosse
Among the dozens of new fees getting consideration in La Crosse city hall is one that would have the city inspection department charge for annual tavern inspections.
It's just thirty dollars. But La Crosse tavern league president Mike Brown says the amount is beside the point. He says small business, including taverns are hurting in the current economy and every additional fee makes it more difficult to stay in business.
The 45 hundred dollars that could be raised from the annual bar inspections is part of the $437 thousand in new fees getting some consideration by the city.
Medallion Found By West Salem Man
In a tunnel, under the highway...
Was that where you would have looked for the Oktoberfest medallion? Paul Hoch of West Salem checked in a tunnel near Hixon Forest today, and found the medal on the fifth day of the hunt. This is only the second year Hoch has tried to find the medallion.
Clues pointing to Losey Boulevard and the Boy Scout headquarters led Hoch to the medallion's hiding place. The reward for finding it is 500 dollars, and tickets to the Festmaster's Ball.
Kind Not Running for Senate
Turns out republicans were right. Before Madison democrat congresswoman Tammy Baldwin got into the race to replace the retiring Herb Kohl in the US senate, republicans were focusing on Baldwin as the likely democrat nominee for the seat, apparently ignoring the possibility of La Crosse congressman Ron Kind running. Because, he is not running. Kind, in a statement released Thursday, says now is not his time to run for senate and that he wants to continue to serve the state in his role as the representative of Wisconsin 3rd congressional district. Part of that decision, Kind says, his desire to keep democrats from having to go through a divisive primary on the way to defending the seat.