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 Salvation Army in La Crosse is searching for a big donor who could help with the upcoming red kettle drive...
Julie Nelson at the Salvation Army says an anonymous donor offered to match one day's kettle collections last year up to $50,000, and the goal was reached. But that donor is unable to repeat the offer this year. Nelson says the organization is contacting businesses and community groups now, to see if someone else could afford to match kettle contributions.
Another fugitive from Wisconsin has been caught in Florida...this time, a La Crosse man suspected in a local shooting incident last month.
Almondo Baker was arrested in Lee County, Florida at about 4 o'clock this morning, after allegedly giving police there a false name. Baker is accused of shooting three people in the legs and abdomen at his home on Farnam Street in La Crosse over Labor Day weekend. Bond in Florida has been set at five thousand dollars, and he could be tried there next month on a fraud charge.