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Too hot for school...
It happens frequently during the first days of school in some eastern Iowa districts. Because of the forecast for hot weather this week, the Eastern Allamakee district will dismiss classes at 1 p-m today and Thursday.
Two former fugitives, one who was just weeks away from finishing his Wisconsin prison term, are going through the court system in Florida.
A La Crosse county supervisor has gotten nabbed in a prostitution sting. Police set up the sting yesterday at the northside Brookstone Inn. A fake internet ad that five guys responded to, looking to pay for sex. Among the five, county supervisor and local AFL-CIO leader Bill Brockmiller. Should make other prospective Johns have some second thoughts, says La Crosse interim police chief Rob Abraham
Brockmiller, a state labor analyst, along with the other four men will be charged with soliciting a prostitute.
So how many people could be impacted by the building of a new 2 lane bridge connecting Minnesota and Western Wisconsin? Quite a few says Winona Mayor Jerry Miller. And all for the positive.
The second two lane Highway 43 bridge is being looked at for sometime in 2015 and has support of U.S. Senator, Amy Klobuchar. Miller hopes she can get the ball rolling on construction a year earlier.
Governor Scott Walker has had to battles on his hands today so far. His voice....and his bathroom. On the voice front....he says he is getting it back after a rough past couple of days at the Republican National Convention. He delivers a speech there tonight. What's it about?
On the latrine front.....Walker tweeted this morning.... Sewer backed up in our hotel bathroom this A.M. Not quite the wake up call one wants.