New regulations kicking in for e-cigs, hookahs, little cigars
La Crescent, Hokah also have markets
Is anyone minding the store? And does anybody in Madison even care? Those are legitimate questions, as the boondoggle that is the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation continues to be the...
It took just hours for a La Crosse guy to get out of jail and then make a
Did the recall election for governor last June put an end to the fighting in Madison?
Mike Huebsch thinks so. The state secretary of administration believes the heated battles of the last two years cooled down quickly, once Scott Walker won that special recall race.
Speaking on WIZM's La Crosse Talk, Huebsch said the next state budget should not have many surprises in it. Governor Walker is putting together that budget now, to be brought to the legislature in February. Huebsch expects training for new jobs to be a high priority for state government.
The State Patrol has now released the names of victims in a deadly weekend crash on the Mississippi River bridge at Prairie du Chien...
Lorraine Siegenthaler of McGregor, Iowa was killed on Sunday when her car crossed the center line on the bridge and hit a van head-on. The second driver, Roberta Lear of Prairie du Chien, is at Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse with life-threatening injuries. Three passengers in the Lear van had minor injuries. Investigators haven't figured out why Siegenthaler's car went into the other lane. They've ruled out alcohol as a factor.
A meth lab was busted in a Sparta apartment Friday night. And it's location was close enough that officers could have walked a search warrant to the 2 people inside. How about 2 doors down from the PD.
27 year old Daniel Klinkenberg of Sparta and La Crosse and 28 year old Greg Arnold of Sparta were arrested Friday night after police executed a search warrant, with rifles drawn, at 113½ E. Oak St. The fire department, located across the street, was on alert as toxic chemicals related to the production of meth were in the apartment. The State Division of Criminal Investigation meth lab team removed the chemicals.
The bust is a result of an ongoing drug investigation involving Sparta police, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group.
They probably didn't expect to wait two years for the information they wanted...
In 2011, Holmen Village Board members put a stop to local fluoridation, until they could get advice from the state on how much fluoride should be in tap water. A report calling for lower fluoride levels has now been issued. If the board votes to resume fluoridation, it could take just a week or two to start the process again, according to
Dean Olson in the public works office. The village board could make a decision at a meeting next Thursday.