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...
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) Sheriff's officials say the body of a missing western Wisconsin toddler has been found in the trunk of a car near his home. Two-year-old Isaiah Theis has been the subject of a widespread search since his disappearance Tuesday evening in Polk County.
The sheriff's department issued a statement Thursday which says searchers had looked into the locked vehicle and the area around it after the boy went missing from his home near Centuria. When the owner of the car arrived to remove it about 10 p.m. Wednesday, a deputy opened the trunk and found the boy's body.
Authorities say the cause and manner of the child's death is under investigation.
Remember the Julia Belle Swain?
The steamboat was a fixture on La Crosse's riverfront until about five years ago, when the economy forced its owners to end regular cruises. But now, some investors are working on a way to bring the boat back to Riverside Park. City park director Steve Carlyon says the Julia Belle could be docked on the levee soon, in preparation for future river travels. A request to put the boat on display at Riverside Park goes before the La Crosse park board tomorrow night.
New proposals for traffic controls on 33rd street in La Crosse are on the