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Monroe Co. board dips into Justice Center project contingency fund

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:29am
Unexpected costs have the Monroe County board dipping into the justice center project's contingency fund.

Lack of snow this winter not necessarily bad for business

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:52pm
So far this year, we've had about 18 inches of snow which is 6.5 inches fewer than average.

Gov. Walker talks about potential 2016 presidential run

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:43pm
The governor answered questions in Racine Wednesday for the first time about a possible 2016 presidential bid.

Students wear pajamas to school for good cause

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:27pm
Students at St. Charles Catholic School in Genoa spent the day in their pj's while making fleece blankets.

Help available in La Crosse for ACA sign-up

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:17pm
The Western Region Enrollment Network is offering free help in signing up for health care starting Thursday, Jan. 29th in La Crosse.

Employment website releases top 25 jobs in America report

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:56pm
As the job market continues to bounce back jobs are opening up in many different areas.

Westby businesses prepare for population to double in size

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:50pm
The 92nd annual Westby Snowflake Ski Jump is expected to bring in 3,500 people this weekend.

Black River Falls man missing for 3 years

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:48pm
The investigation into the whereabouts of a man who has been missing for three years is still going on by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Ho-Chunk Nation Police Department.

La Crosse police review use of force during incident at Walgreens

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:45pm
The La Crosse Police Department’s Use of Force Review Team concluded that the use of force during an incident involving a naked man with a knife at the Rose Street Walgreens on November 20 as “text book.”

Packers coach Mike McCarthy thanks fans for sympathies following brother's death

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:34pm
Packers coach Mike McCarthy is thanking friends, fans and the NFL community for their condolences following the death of his brother last week.

Official rules for the Stetzer Accounting Outdoor Movie Theatre Giveaway

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:21pm
No Purchase Necessary. To Enter, complete and submit an entry form located on WKBT News8000’s Facebook page. Prize is an O.E.G. Screen, Taotaole Multi-media LED Projector, and (2) Snack Packs. One winner will be selected on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  Entry deadline is Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:00 PM. The decisions of the contest judges regarding entries and winner shall be final. Winner will be notified by email, mail or phone during the week following the Drawing Date. Prizes may not be substituted and are not refundable or redeemable for cash. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. This Contest is open to legal residents of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota who are 18 years of age or older and live in the WKBT News 8 viewing area. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This offer is void where prohibited or restricted. Employees of Television Wisconsin, Inc., Phase 3 Digital, and any Participating Companies, the advertising and promotion agencies representing any of such companies, and members of those employees' families are not eligible to enter or win. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to all the terms and conditions of these rules; agrees to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Contest judges; and consents to the use of his/her name, likeness and other information for publicity purposes. Each winner accepting a prize and each guest traveling with and/or accompanying the winner consents to the use of his/her name and/or likeness for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each entrant waives the right to assert, as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem a prize and any liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem a prize. Winner is responsible for taxes and title fees.  Each entrant releases each of the following from any and all liability with respect to or arising out of the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of any prize and/or the loss or misdirection of any prize: Television Wisconsin, Inc., Sponsor and the Participating Company; their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, franchises, advertising and promotional agencies; and their respective officers, directors and employees. Television Wisconsin, Inc. reserves the right to cancel, amend and/or revoke this Contest due to printing errors or other mistakes. Television Wisconsin Inc. is not responsible for any problems/failures related to any contestant’s lost, stolen or misdirected entry.  Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

Coulee CO.STARTERS to help local entrepreneurs

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:19pm
Couleecap celebrated their new nine-week Coulee Co-Starters program on Tuesday. Couleecap is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income families in the Coulee region.

Jackson County man arrested for OWI after hitting pedestrian

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:54pm
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 52-year-old man from the Black River Falls area for a 5th offense OWI after he struck a pedestrian on Highway 12/27 north of I-94 in the town of Adams on Tuesday night.

Convicted felon tries to stab La Crosse police officer

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:25pm
Two La Crosse police officers were attempting to take a man into custody on Tuesday at an apartment when the suspect tried to stab an officer.

Wis. DNR launches bald eagle license plate photo contest

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:48pm
The Wisconsin DNR’s Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation is looking for photos of bald eagles from professional and amateur photographers to possibly be featured on the new Wisconsin Endangered Resources License plate.

Milwaukee County expanding traveling beer garden

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:46am
A traveling beer garden is expanding for its second annual tour across Milwaukee County.

Dozens of children escape injury in Wisconsin bus crash

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:38am
Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say a car rear-ended a school bus loaded with 45 students, but the children and the bus driver were not hurt.

Pabst owner considering return of brewer to Milwaukee

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:35am
Pabst Brewing Co. could return to the city of its 19th century birth.

Walker takes step toward presidential run by forming PAC

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:28am
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is taking his first formal step toward a run for the White House.

New program helps aspiring business owners

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:57pm
New and aspiring business owners in the area will have some more help to find success.