Commission oversees lobbying, campaign finance laws
The first test isn't very encouraging. Wisconsin's newly formed state agency dealing with keeping government honest would like to be able to grease the palms of those they are overseeing....
What does La Crosse have in common with Atlanta, Georgia...Tallahassee, Florida...and the hometown of Indiana University?
All those cities have just been named to a national list of 'walk friendly' communities. La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat says the award from a pedestrian support group validates the efforts the community has made to improve sidewalks and neighborhoods.
The mayor and other city staffers celebrated the Walk Friendly designation with a gathering on East Avenue, where changes have been made to the street and sidewalk to promote walking and biking.
The one guy not asking for a raise for the municipal judge in La
A hit-and-run driver's family asked for leniency...while the accident victim's relatives wanted a maximum 15-year sentence.
Damien Mracek's punishment will be in-between those extremes, at 10 years behind bars. The Holmen man was sentenced today for the crash last May that killed 75-year-old Darel Skolos of La Crosse. Judge Elliott Levine says the longer sentence was influenced by indications that Mracek tried to hide evidence from the crash.
Mracek's attorney argued that nobody knows for sure which driver crossed the center line before that collision.
It's beginning to look a lot like crunch time. Especially for those 77
At Luther High School a short ceremony Honoring Wounded & Disabled Veterans will be held.... At the VFW Post 1530 / American Legion Post 52 there will be activities starting at the VFW Post at 9 a.m., moving to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church for an ceremony at 10am and finishing at the American Legion at 11 a.m. with the honor guard. At Western Technical College they will have a Meet and Greet, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union, to celebrate and participate in various activities to thank all their Veteran students, staff, family and community members who have served and are currently serving The American Legion Post 336 will be hosting a Post’s Salute for Veterans Day at 1 p.m. at their American Flag site. The American Legions Post Honor Guard will provide the ceremony. To thank America's veterans and other active members of the military for their sacrifice and service, active military personnel and veterans will be admitted to see Honor Flight: One Last Mission for free by showing proper military I.D. The movie is being shown at 2:35 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. You can see it at the La Crosse Cinema Also Tuesday, St. Patrick School an Aquinas Catholic School be holding a short program following the 8 a.m. mass to honor veterans. All Veterans are invited to a reception following the program in the Parish’s Gathering Space. And this weekend, at the UW-L vs. UW-Eau Claire football game at the Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex it is the Pack the Vet game with an Honors Video, Presentation of the flag by the ROTC Color Guard, an aerial flyover, three-volley firearms salute, recognition of all service members in attendance and a patriotic salute by the Screaming Eagles Marching Band.