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Houston County commissioner questions government transparency

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:50pm
With a deadline looming to make a decision about frack sand mining in Houston County, tensions are running high on both sides of the debate but one county commissioner said it may not be a fair fight.

INTERVIEW: Auschwitz 70th Anniversary

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:38pm
U-W La Crosse Emeritus Professor of History Greg Wegner sat down with Lisa Klein on News 8 at Five.

Walker's proposed funding cuts would cost UW-L millions

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:22pm
Wisconsin is facing a $2 billion dollar budget shortfall and cuts to higher education funding could offset some of the deficit   

Brett Favre appears in Super Bowl commercial

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:33pm
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will appear in a Super Bowl ad for

Republican says he doesn't support school sanctions

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:40pm
A Republican state senator says he does not believe the state can force failing public schools to be converted into independent charter schools.

School supports La Crosse principal as she fights breast cancer

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:19pm
Students and staff at Northside Elementary wore pink on Tuesday to support Northside Elementary Principal Laura Huber who began treatment for breast cancer.

Road conditions blamed in fatal crash

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:41am
Authorities say slick roads were a factor in a fatal crash in Racine County.

UW System critic blasts governor's autonomy plan

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:39am
One of the University of Wisconsin System's toughest critics in the Legislature is blasting Gov. Scott Walker's proposal give the system more autonomy.

Homicide trial postponed due to crime lab issues

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:37am
A Columbia County judge has postponed a homicide trial after questions were raised about the analysis of some evidence by the Wisconsin Crime Lab.

2015 Onalaska Citizen Police Academy begins in March

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:17am
The Onalaska Police Department is now accepting applications for its Citizen Police Academy (CPA).

Possible Holmen referendum would not raise taxes

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:41am
The Holmen School District is considering asking residents to fund new technology, school building maintenance and transportation upgrades.

Man arrested in Eau Claire stabbing

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:23am
Eau Claire police arrested a 22-year-old man for attempted first degree reckless homicide who admitted stabbing a man on the 800 block of Water Street on Sunday.

Nevada casino, tavern owner to merge with Minnesota company

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:45am
The owner of three Pahrump, Nevada casinos west of Las Vegas and 48 taverns across the state says it plans to merge with a Minnesota-based casino company.

Illinois woman steers Wis. bus to safety after driver collapses

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:44am
A 48-year-old Illinois woman is considered a hero by many after preventing a serious tour bus accident in Kenosha County after the driver suffered a medical emergency.

Man burned by small fire in hospital ER

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:43am
A man being treated in a Milwaukee hospital emergency room was burned when he started a small fire.

Wolf on dog attacks increase

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:42am
Wildlife experts say wolves have killed or seriously injured six dogs in Wisconsin this month.

Dad gets 10 years for leaving injured kids behind in car wreck

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:51am
The accident left his 14-year-old daughter paralyzed and his 9-year-old son's leg broken.

Man rescued after nearly 20 hours trapped in grain bin

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:46am
A 33-year-old man has been treated at a hospital after being rescued from a northeast Iowa grain bin where he'd been trapped for nearly 20 hours.

Officers shot at Minn. city building OK

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:42am
Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover.

District moves forward with two referendums

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:46pm
Holmen residents will be seeing two new referendums on their ballot come April.