Meeting at 6 p.m. Wed.
The election is rigged. That is the claim from one of our presidential candidates. It is not true, of course, but that isn't stopping some from believing it. The fact...
Does a rise in local crime mean La Crosse police will be adding more officers?
The city council is expected to be asked to hire extra cops, specifically to help keep peace in neighborhoods. City police chief Ron Tischer says officers would like to spend more time in neighborhoods, but there are too many crime calls coming in.
The La Crosse police department encourages a greater officer presence in neighborhoods. It's supporting the annual National Night Out block parties Tuesday night in almost a dozen locations around La Crosse.
A development agreement between the city of La Crosse and a large employer
A three car crash in Tomah Thursday claimed the life of one person.
According to Tomah Police, around 3pm, several car had crashed at the intersection of Superior Ave and Veterans St. Shortly after arrival it was determined that the driver of one of the vehicles, a 29 year old female from the Tomah area, was deceased.
The driver of the second vehicle was transported to the Tomah Memorial Hospital by the Tomah Area Ambulance with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. The Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit was called to assist at the crash scene.
You can blame too much wet weather early in the year for a high tick population in Wisconsin...
Deer and wood ticks are being seen in higher numbers than last year...increasing the risk of Lyme disease and related illnesses. Tessa Whitemarsh monitors insects for the La Crosse County health department. She recommends looking for ticks when you shower or shampoo after being outdoors...and warming up the clothes dryer, because high heat can kill ticks hiding in clothes. According to statewide studies, the tick population in La Crosse County has gone down in the last decade, but has increased in surrounding counties.