Crews already have torn down the downtown Winona building where a large fire is believed to have started this morning...
The fire was first reported around 2 a.m. at the Islamic Center, on the corner of Third and Center in Winona. Flames spread to adjoining buildings on both streets, with half-a-dozen businesses affected, including a law office. Three buildings are a total loss, according to Winona Fire Chief Curt Bittle. The exact cause of the fire has not been determined.
Three branches may be one too many these days for the La Crosse Public Library...
The library board is ready to shut down the South Branch on 16th Street next year, in a cost-cutting move. James Cherf sits on both the city council and the library board. He says in the past, the library has been able to find money aside from tax dollars to maintain an endowment. But Cherf says the library has reached the point where it doesn't have the funding to keep all of its programs going.
La Crosse County D.A. Tim Gruenke, says that the discovery of
The West Salem School District could be eyeing the design of a school