Menomonie, Wis., native graduated from UW-L in 2008
We have a pretty poor track record of helping our nation's veterans. That's why a proposed change in how veterans services are offered in Wisconsin is a bad idea. Currently,...
Two weeks after a deadly plane crash near Caledonia, federal investigators have issued their first official report on the accident.
The NTSB has not determined the cause of the November 1st crash, in which three of the four people on the plane were killed. The report indicates that the right wing of the plane hit the ground first, followed by the right engine and the fuselage. Wreckage of the plane was found about 600 feet from the runway at the Houston County airport, suggesting that the plane was attempting to land at the unmanned airport. No distress calls were received from the pilot. The men aboard the plane were flying from Michigan to a hunting destination in South Dakota.
If you can't wait until Thanksgiving Day to have a holiday dinner, a pre-Thanksgiving feast is being planned in Holmen this year.
The November 26th dinner at the Holmen Legion Hall will be part of the monthly series of 'Holmen's Hope' meals open to the community. Nancy Proctor, the village president, is requesting one specific menu item from village residents...home-baked pies. Proctor says dinner organizers will be ready for about 300 guests. She says having this dinner on a Tuesday night will avoid a conflict with family events, and other community meals in La Crosse and Onalaska.
A 22 year old Chicago man has been charged in La Crosse County Circuit Court with attempted first degree intentional homicide with use of a dangerous weapon. This after 22 year old Cordero Short told a family member he shot a woman in La Crosse accidentally while trying to shoot another person.
24 year old Alyssa Bakke was shot in the back after leaving the Ye Old Style Inn back on June 16th. She told police she heard shots after she left the bar.......felt pain in her lower back..........hid in a bush and called 911.
Short told a family member he got into a fight with a man.....tried to shoot at him but hit the woman when she walked in front of his gun.