Taste of Home Cooking School
South Hall at the La Crosse Center
November 4th, 2014
General Admission $16.90
Doors open at 4:45
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The phone scams that filch seniors out their savings? They really do happen. With frightening regularity. An elderly woman is La Crosse's latest victim. Cops say the 83 year-old got a call from someone claiming to be her grandson. Said he needed a thousand bucks right away. An emergency, he said. Of course, she sent it. Wired it through Western Union And then she got another call asking for more. That's when she called other family members and found out she'd been had. At this point, police have no idea where the money went.
A national guardsman is in hot water for terrorizing a nursing home in La Crosse over the week-end. Cops say 24 year-old Grant Adams broke into Bethany Riverside just before six on Saturday morning. They say he snuck up behind a 33 year-old female employee, put a plastic bag over her head and attempted to strangle or suffocate her. POlice say the woman ripped off the bag and called for help. After a bit of a fight, cops arrested a very drunk Adams at the nursing home. He told them he was involved in some special ops. Just making sure they were doing their job. He faces multiple charges.
THE ROADBLOCKS ARE BACK AT THE FOOT OF GRANDAD BLUFF...
TOO MUCH RAIN HAS CAUSED PROBLEMS AGAIN WITH BLISS ROAD, WHICH TAKES TRAFFIC UP AND DOWN THE LA CROSSE SIDE OF THE BLUFF. ANOTHER LANDSLIDE HAS FORCED THE CITY TO SHUT DOWN THE ROAD. SIMILAR SLIDES HAPPENED DURING FLASH FLOODING PERIODS IN 2007 AND 2008, LEADING TO EXPENSIVE REPAIRS. THE CITY IS EXPECTED TO INSPECT THE WASHED-OUT PART OF BLISS ROAD TODAY.
If the La Crosse city council stays evenly divided on the backyard chicken issue, one guys vote could become all important. Mayor Matt Harter could kill or save the backyard chicken proposal. We asked where he's at on chickens right now. He says he believes very strongly in property rights but when you choose to live in a city you give up some of those rights. At the same time, Harter likes a provision of the proposed ordinance that would require a yearly renewal of an application for chickens and that neighbors would have to agree to the application. Harter says he'll wait to see how the debate on chickens goes tonight before the final vote on the issue. He doesn't believe that vote will be split evenly as it was on Tuesday.