Winona Soldier To Be Honored
Army Staff Sergeant Adam Sands of Tomah has been chosen to represent his fellow Soldiers during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl tomorrow in San Antonio, Texas. Around 100 Soldiers are chosen for this honor each year. Sands, along with Sergeant Matthew Gaulke of Winona, have been teamed with one of the 90 U.S. All-Americans this week leading up to the Nation’s premier high school all-star football game. The Army Soldier-Heroes will be honored during the U.S. Army All-American Awards Dinner and during pre-game ceremonies.
The soldiers being honored must have recieved a medal of honor or a purple heart. Gaulke talks about how he recieved his medal.
For more than 11 years, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl has been the Nation’s
premier high school football game, serving as the preeminent launching pad for
America’s future college and NFL stars. Adrian Peterson, Mark Sanchez, Tim
Marcus Lattimore and Andrew Luck all made their national debuts as U.S. Army All-Americans.
Local GOP Ready To Kick Off Re-Election Campaign
The La Crosse County GOP will hold the grand opening of their headquarters on Copeland Avenue tomorrow morning at 10....and Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch will be on hand to help kick start a Governor recall re-election campaign. County GOP Chair, Bill Feehan, says they they don't doubt a recall will take place.
Former Senator Dan Kapanke will kick off the opening with remarks followed by Kleefisch. Governor Scott Walker will join in on the opening via telephone.
Monroe County Crash Injures 2
A one-vehicle crash in Monroe County Sunday injured two
Hauser received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Tomah
Memorial Hospital. A passenger in the truck. 28 year old Charles Schumann, also
of Tomah, received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Tomah
One Arrested In Onalaska Burglary
Onalaska Police have made a break in a burglary case from Thursday.
A suspect detained by the Dubuque Police has been charged with a December 20th burglary in Onalaska. Eighteen year old Kiean George of the La Crescent area was detained earlier today in Dubuque, Iowa when he and two companions were spotted in the Maroon Dodge Intrepid that was being sought in a burglary that occurred in Onalaska on January 5th.
As of this time George has only been charged with the December 20th burglary. It is unknown whether the other two men in the vehicle were involved with either burglary.
Black Ice Cause of Monroe County 1 Person Crash
Black Ice seemed to be the cause of a one person crash in Monroe County Saturday night.
17 year old Cassandra Lozano of Norwalk, was westbound on State Highway 71
when she lost control on black ice and struck a guard rail. She suffered
non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mayo Health Care Sparta