La Crosse NewsLa Crosse marchers join nationwide rally for 'Climate Justice'
Earth Day may have been a week ago, but the health of the for environment is a year-round concern. People participating in La Crosse held pro-climate, anti-Trump signs, and sang a few tunes including 'This Land Is Your Land' and 'America the Beautiful.'City declares April 28th Workers' Memorial Day in La Crosse
Mayor Tim Kabat declared April 28th Workers Memorial Day in the City of La Crosse. The memorial offered the opportunity for family members and close friends to share stories of loved ones lost.Julia Belle Swain Returns to Riverside Park for a Day
For the first time in four years, the Julia Belle Swain, a true paddle wheel steamboat, returned to Riverside Park in downtown La Crosse. The purpose of the one day visit - to show the progress on the restoration.Culture of Risky Drinking Coalition reflects on the past 10 years
That includes consuming 8 or more drinks in one setting, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In La Crosse, Wisconsin The Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Coalition in La Crosse hosted a regional conference Friday, drawing elected officials from around the state and community leaders to discuss alcohol-related policy change.NFL players likely to go bankrupt after career
During the NFL Draft, talented football players quickly become millionaires; however, many professional athletes face bankruptcy within two years of leaving their career. On Friday night at UW-La Crosse, "Economics & Sports: Managing Money to Win" uncovers money mishandling by professional athletes.Stalking suspect also charged with posting nude pictures of ex on dating site
She found out that somebody had posted nude pictures of her on the dating site 'Plenty of Fish,' making it look like she had posted the photos of herself. The La Crosse D-A's office says Pena-Wellner argues that the nude photos belonged to him, so he could do what he wanted with them.La Crosse Freedom Honor Flight receives $27,000 donation
The La Crosse chapter of the Freedom Honor Flight got a financial boost on Thursday. Sparta American Legion Post 100 presented the Freedom Honor Flight with a check for $27,000.More
A tariff placed on Canadian softwood lumber has some home builders concerned that could cause the price of homes to go up. The average tariff of 20% was placed by the Trump Administration on Wednesday in response to a change in Canadian dairy policy that the president said was hurting US dairy producers.Providing a voice and hope for recovery
Proving to be the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. "Not every single person survives cancer, not every person survives heart disease, not every one survives addiction-that's the reality of it," expressed Austin Reinhart, CEO and Co-Founder of Driftless Recovery Services in La Crosse.Police using other means, while social host ordinance gets worked out in Madison
Local police are hopeful for the efforts lawmakers are putting into fixing the so-called social host loophole in state law. A case last year in Fond du Lac., Wis.Herberger's will move to old Macy's store at Valley View
One anchor store at Valley View Mall is getting ready to move into the empty space left behind by another store. The mall and its management company have announced that Herberger's will relocate into the former Macy's store this fall.Democratic lawmakers visit La Crosse to talk budget over coffee
Representative Steve Doyle of the 94th Assembly set up the forum at Jules' Coffee Shop. The forum included Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca of the 64th District, Representative Dianne Hesselbein of the 79th District, and Representative Mark Spreitzer of the 45th District.Conductor Wanna Be contest raises over $26,000 for area charities
Erik Erickson and Jaime Greenfield were the winners of LSO's "Conductor Wanna Be Contest". That contest had five contestants, each received votes in the manner of $2 donations.Volunteers recognized at recognition breakfast
They give up their free time to help our community and don't expect anything in return. Local volunteers are getting some appreciation for National Volunteer week.Measles outbreak of 20 kids reveals most weren't vaccinated
Bridget Pfaff with Gundersen Health System's infection control in La Crosse says they try to reassure parents who don't trust vaccines "There's a lot more devastation and death from the infectious diseases," Pfaff said. "There's certainly is not evidence-based medicine out there to indicate that vaccines pose an additional risk to individuals in our society."Newest places for needle disposals: alley by Cameron Park and boat landing on Clinton St.
Asst. fire chief Mark Amann hopes that the boxes will cut down on the number of clean-up calls that his department has to make. "We try to send our rescues versus a big fire engine," Amann said, "but still, that ties up that rescue which might be on a needle pickup, which slows our response if we're not where we're supposed to be in the central part of town at our station."New drop boxes offer safer needle disposal options
La Crosse County residents now have safer options to dispose of needles and syringes thanks to two new drop boxes located on the north and south side of the city of La Crosse. The boxes, purchased by Western Healthcare Coalition, are located near the boat ramp across from Copeland Park as well as between Fourth and Fifth Street in an alleyway near downtown La Crosse.