Late For Work Permission Slip
Frustrated with all the road construction in La Crosse? Is your boss angry because the congestion is making you late for work? Then print off this handy permission slip and hand it your boss, compliments of WIZM!
Trails are being built and tours being given at the La Crosse County Landfill. Looking at the future of the 350 acre site near Highway 16 between Onalaska and West Salem. We asked Randy Nederlo of the county solid waste department what the life expectancy of the landfill is right now. The county hosted folks from around the country last week who were observing the day to day operations of the landfill.....taking notes on improvements being made there....and what the future holds for the site.
A December 31st deadline has been set by the La Crosse School Board to finalize a deal to take the Roosevelt School building off of their hands on onto the city tax rolls. And Randy Nelson, Superintendent of Schools, says that's a hard deadline. The City of La Crosse recently approved a small loan to potential building developer, Gorman and Company to help move the sale process ahead.
Seems as though state budget writers could blow past a June 30th deadline to complete the new state budget. And according to area lawmaker, democrat Steve Doyle, there's only a few pieces of the puzzle left to hammer home. Road Construction and funding for the Milwaukee Bucks new arena. Missing the deadline would not cause an immediate crisis because funding would continue at current levels.
Look for growth in one La Crosse festival. The first Juneteenth this weekend at Copeland Park drew crowds that were, at times, not too big. Look for a reboot and more support next year, says organizer and city council member Dempsey Miller Juneteenth is also known as Emancipation Day and is meant to commemorate the end of slavery in the US. Next year's event will be held at Poage Park on the city's southside.
More restrictions on guns is not the answer. That's from Nik Clark, president of gun rights group, Wisconsin Carry. He's very wary of the push for more gun restrictions in the wake of the Charleston church shooting. Clark says anti-gun politicians use events like Charleston to simply rehash old and overused policies that seek to restrict the rights of all Americans.