City council will vote on change next week
Sometimes, when things are working well, you have to wonder why people want to change the way things work. Such is the case with lawmakers in Madison, who want to...
The Arcadia School District held referendums held last April, and in November of 2011.........both defeated by 2 to1 margins. Is today 3 strikes your out or third times a charm for them.
The latest request, $14 million, is substantially smaller than the previous two referendums. The estimated cost of a middle school addtion to the high school would be $12 million and another $2.1 million for improvements to the existing elementary building.
Polls throughout the school district are open until 8:00 p.m.
What would it take for the city of La Crosse to bring in bigger conventions than it gets now?
Maybe, just one more nice hotel in the right location. Members of the La Crosse County Board are hearing that the courthouse square parking lot could be just the site for such a hotel. Brian Fukuda is a community development specialist for the county, and he says a few dozen more hotel rooms could be a big draw for meeting planners. Fukuda says a site fairly close to the La Crosse Center would be more appealing to developers than the Mobil Oil property, or the old Holiday Inn land on the pike.
Dan Cary, Monroe County's District Attorney, has died. Cary passed away at his home in Sparta. The death is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected.
Cary started as Monroe County's Assistant D.A. in 1997 and had been the District Attorney since 2003. He specialized in prosecuting felony drug, sexual assault, child abuse and homicide cases.
Cary was recently named the 2012 State District Attorney of the year for his work.