New ideas being bounced around to pay for state's infrastructure
Rangers go from playing on basically dirt to new field turf
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What would it take for the city of La Crosse to bring in bigger conventions than it gets now?
Maybe, just one more nice hotel in the right location. Members of the La Crosse County Board are hearing that the courthouse square parking lot could be just the site for such a hotel. Brian Fukuda is a community development specialist for the county, and he says a few dozen more hotel rooms could be a big draw for meeting planners. Fukuda says a site fairly close to the La Crosse Center would be more appealing to developers than the Mobil Oil property, or the old Holiday Inn land on the pike.
Dan Cary, Monroe County's District Attorney, has died. Cary passed away at his home in Sparta. The death is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected.
Cary started as Monroe County's Assistant D.A. in 1997 and had been the District Attorney since 2003. He specialized in prosecuting felony drug, sexual assault, child abuse and homicide cases.
Cary was recently named the 2012 State District Attorney of the year for his work.
La Crosse County GOP Chair, Julian Bradley is stepping down from the post in
Three Michigan men who died when their small aircraft crashed in a field near the Houston County airport have been identified.
They were 79-year-old Joel Alan Garrett of Troy, Mich., 49-year-old Dale Edward Garrett of Berkely, Mich., and 50-year-old John Paul Bergeron of Birmingham, Mich.
A fourth person was injured in the crash. Deputies say 61-year-old Joseph Samuel Stevens of Bloomfield, Mich., was taken to a Wisconsin hospital with severe injuries.
Authorities say the men's twin-engine Piper PA-23 was traveling Friday from Troy to Minnesota on Friday when it crashed in Caledonia, about 4:30 p.m.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. A preliminary report is expected next week.