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Council approves elimination of director of public works position

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:11pm
Instead of hiring a replacement for the department's retiring director, the city is dissolving the position.

La Crosse City council votes to merge library systems

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:05pm
After more than an hour of deliberations, La Crosse's City Council approves a resolution to ask La Crosse County to merge the city's libraries into the county library system.

City approves discrimination settlement with former officer

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:00pm
Former La Crosse police officer Tony Clark will receive $50,000 in return for dropping his federal lawsuit against the city.

Area hospitals team up with 'Farm2School' program

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:50pm
More fresh produce will be coming to area hospitals as part of a new partnership.

La Crosse Police remind drivers of street parking rules

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:43pm
Police want to remind drivers that just moving your car up the block is not enough to reset the clock in timed street parking zones.

FAFSA changes begin this year

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:17pm
Typically students would apply for FAFSA in January. But the new changes will allow students to apply in October.

Local candidates take part in forum in La Crosse

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:06pm
The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce invited candidates in the 94th assembly district and 32nd state senate district to take part in a business forum this morning.

Forum teaches residents about neighborhood safety

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:06pm
Neighborhood and community safety is the focus of an upcoming forum.

Putt’N 4 Pooches raises money for La Crosse K-9 Unit

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:56pm
A golf outing celebrated some of the La Crosse Police Officers' partners Monday.

Western Technical College unveils newly remodeled Coleman Center

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:51pm
In 2012, voters in western Wisconsin approved a nearly $80 million referendum aimed at improving facilities at Western Technical College.

Students learn about 9-11 in a unique way

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:30pm
It's been 15 years since our country was attacked on September 11th and students in La Crosse are learning about that tragic day in a unique way.

Man falls from balcony; swears at police when cited for underage drinking

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:24am
Police received a call Saturday night of a man who had fallen from a 2nd story balcony of an apartment complex.

What's for Dinner - Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:17am
Steak with Chimichurri Sauce is What's For Dinner on September 12th.

Illinois turns to private donors to fix fairgrounds

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:32am
Gov. Bruce Rauner put together a foundation last month to tap outside contributors for badly needed repairs to the state's fairgrounds, marking another instance in which the Republican former venture capitalist says the private sector can help the financially strapped state.

Clergy members set to protest at Wisconsin Capitol

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:30am
A group of clergy members is set to converge on the state Capitol to protest a litany of issues ranging from poverty to hatred.

Group to monitor Wisconsin bear hunters in light of new law

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:29am
An animal protection group plans to monitor bear hunters in Wisconsin in the first test of the state's new hunter harassment law.

Student injured in fall from 5th floor balcony

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 9:18am
A 19-year-old student has survived a fall from a fifth-floor balcony near the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus.

Baby shot in vehicle on Milwaukee County interstate

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 9:08am
A baby girl shot while riding in a vehicle on a Milwaukee County interstate is expected to survive her injuries.

Minnesota sticking with Walsh after more misses

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 11:34pm
Blair Walsh started off a new season the same way the Minnesota kicker wrapped up his last: hooking field goals left.

Kluber, Santana lead Indians to 7-1 win over Twins

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 11:32pm
The Cleveland Indians have a firm grip on the AL Central. With Corey Kluber finding his Cy Young form, their goals for this season are much bigger than the division title.