Latest La Crosse County, Wisconsin Stories
By Anonymous MADISON - A University of Denver official with La Crosse roots will be the first leader of the state's new program to promote access to higher education. Gov. Jim Doyle said Friday that Amy Bechtum will start next month as the director of the Office of the Wisconsin Covenant.
By Rindfleisch, Terry A local health literacy partnership has been formed to help patients better understand medical information from their health care providers.
By Grooms, Autumn Walking through the school doors each morning, children from low- income families have more on their minds than homework, quizzes and extra-curricular activities. Some have spent the night in cars, at campgrounds or with relatives and friends.
By Marcus, Samantha City and county officials say they'll release details of a municipally run ambulance service and related legislation Wednesday at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus. The public meeting is sched Wed for 6 p.m. Wednesday it Cartwright Center's Valhalla room.
By The Associated Press LA CROSSE, Wis. - The La Crosse Municipal Airport is adding another layer of security. The airport has implemented one of Homeland Security's latest programs, called Visual Intermodal Prevention and Response teams, or VIPR.
By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 5--SPARTA, Wis. -- Latino children in the Monroe County seat will receive additional academic support when they return to school this fall through an Immigrant Children and Youth Grant awarded to the school district.
By Anne Jungen, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 5--A former La Crosse man who admitted downloading sexually graphic videos involving children as young as 2 escaped further time behind bars and probation Monday.
By Samantha Marcus, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 4--La Crosse officials are looking to extend for another six months a quasi-moratorium on commercial building along the Great River Road. The existing moratorium, set to sunset Aug.
By Autumn Grooms, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Aug. 3--Walking through the school doors each morning, children from low-income families have more on their minds than homework, quizzes and extra-curricular activities. Some have spent the night in cars, at campgrounds or with relatives and friends.
By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 31--Summer months are a boom time for food-borne illnesses, and county health inspectors have the data to prove it.
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