Walker taking applicants for state Supreme Court justice opening
The 21-year-old Winona State student died in controversial accident
Is our system of choosing a President rigged? We hear that message, even from some of the candidates. And a new poll suggests that most people agree. A new Reuters...
A Holmen man could be in court today on a homicide charge, resulting from a hit-and-run crash last month...
Damien Mracek has been arrested, and is now in the La Crosse County jail, with bond set at 100-thousand dollars. Police say Mracek ran from the scene of a crash near Bangor on May 22nd, after his car hit another vehicle head-on. The other driver, 75-year-old Darel Skolos, never regained consciousness, and died more than a week after the accident. Besides the homicide charge, Mracek could be charged for violating probation in another case.
A change in the no wake zone on the Mississippi in front of Riverside Park in
You can stop speculating about Ron Kind running for governor of Wisconsin next year.
The La Crosse Congressman tells reporters that he doesn't plan to challenge Scott Walker in the 2014 election. Kind has been mentioned frequently as a possible Democratic candidate for governor. But while attending the state Democratic convention over the weekend, Kind said he was keeping his options open for a possible challenge to Republican Senator Ron Johnson in 2016.
The body of a 61-year-old man was found in the Bluff Slough on Saturday afternoon, along Green Island. The man's identity has not been released yet. The La Crosse Fire Department was called out when an empty fishing boat was seen on the water. The body was found shortly after 2:30 p.m.
A real scandal, or a witch hunt?
Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz thinks the public may be getting tired of scandals and investigations in Washington. But Democrat Walz says certain issues, such as the government checking the internet and phone calls, should be looked into, because at the end of any investigation that's dismissed as a "witch hunt," "there might be a witch." Walz tells us he has been concerned about excessive intrusions on personal property by both the Bush and Obama administrations.
They want to join the ranks of Holmen, Bangor, and West Salem...
Leaders of the town of Onalaska are ready to seek village status. The Onalaska town board got the green light to pursue incorporation in a closed session on Thursday. Town chair Rolly Bogert says he's hearing unanimous support from town residents for the move. One big reason for incorporation would be to maintain the community's tax base. The effort comes after a controversial vote by Holmen to annex a church that has been in the village of Onalaska.