Bill Feehan, La Crosse area businessman and candidate for Wisconsin state Senate, says that his campaign has raised more than $75 thousand. That leads all republican challengers for the state senate. He says it gives him a better chance to get out talk to voters.
Feehan says people are recognizing that there is a better economic future for our state, and that this race is crucial to achieving it.
Head honchos in the city of La Crosse make no secret of wanting to save money.
When John Lehman reversed his 2010 election defeat in a recall race last month, he allowed Democrats to regain control of the Wisconsin Senate for the first time in 18 months.
It's a milestone for the Freedom Honor Flights in the La Crosse area...The 10th flight from La Crossse to Washington for older veterans happens on Saturday, September 22nd.
Nearly two weeks after a burn ban was put into place in La Crosse, the fire department says it will remain. Despite a little bit of rain over the week-end, the fire department says the burn ban will have to stay in place because of the excessively dry conditions in the city. All of La Crosse county is in a zone of Very High fire danger, according to the DNR, while counties just to the south and east are considered to be in an Extreme fire danger zone. The La Crosse burn ban includes fireworks and outdoor fire pits while charcoal and gas grills are still allowed for cooking.