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Report: La Crosse man slain in D.C. by a masked gunman

A La Crosse man was fatally shot last month in northeast Washington D.C., by a masked gunman, according NBC Washington. David Anthony Remen, 32, of La Crosse, was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.


Flood Warning issued March 24 at 1:54PM CDT expiring March 25 at 3:30PM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has extended the. * Until 330 PM CDT Monday. * A substantial ice jam remains in place along the Black River near. the Highway 95 bridge. The river is experiencing significant.


Houseguest who fired gun while staying at La Crosse home was drinking all day, police say

A pair of houseguests were charged Friday with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, among other charges. Van M. Frank, 50, of Mamou, La., was charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of a firearm by an outside felon and pointing a firearm at another.


Habitat, Friends of the Marsh team up for La Crosse Neighbors Day 2019

After years of having clean-up events right next to each other, Habitat for Humanity of the La Crosse Area and Friends of the La Crosse River Marsh are partnering. The two groups will both host Neighbors Day 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, beginning at the Myrick Park Center. They’re looking fo


Former Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Kleefish warns the blue wave might not be over

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - Former Wisconsin Lutenient Governor Rebecca Kleefisch said it would be foolish for Republicans to think the blue wave is over. Kleefisch and other Republican leaders are in Onalaska for the La Crosse County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner.


Extra Effort: Life-changing disorder slowed La Crosse Logan senior but could not stop her

Cheyanne Mattie is hard at work, bent over a map of the southern California coast, a place she has never visited, that she can only imagine. Her pen glides over seaside highways and fog-veiled mountains, covering the landscape with her black-and-white likeness — hair tumbling, mouth closed but smili


Wisconsin man falls asleep at wheel, crashes car

GRANT COUNTY, Wisconsin (KWWL) – A Prarie du Chein man is recovering after a car accident in Grant County. A release from the Grant County Sheriff said William Seeley, 22, fell asleep while driving Friday afternoon in the Beetown Township on County U.


Minnesota man charged with fleeing police after being injured in La Crosse crash

The Minnesota man who was injured after authorities say he fled police in West Salem was charged Friday. Dante D. Davis, 21, of St. Cloud, Minn., was charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety and attempting to flee or elude an officer, a repeat offender, at La Crosse County Circuit Co


La Crosse area schools seek funding for projects, programming

Area school districts have much to gain — and lose — when voters head to the polls April 2. Two La Crosse County school districts are seeking additional funding, along with several other districts across rural western Wisconsin, on the heels of a November election that was historically successful fo


CannaBiz Depot to open with CBD, other hemp products

Three longtime friends plan to open CannaBiz Depot next week in downtown La Crosse, selling CBD (cannabidiol) and other products made from hemp. Local restaurateur Matt Boshcka and Brady Blankenship and Scott Anderson, who both work at Chart Energy & Chemicals in La Crosse, hope to open the store on


La Crosse County 38th in state for health outcomes, but here's what the rankings don't tell you

La Crosse County ranks 38th out of 72 counties in Wisconsin in terms of health outcomes based on quality and length of life, according to the 2019 County Health Rankings. That's nine spots lower than last year.


La Crosse community celebrates World Down Syndrome Day with a Saturday Sock Hop

March 21 is designated as World Down Syndrome Day, but the Coulee Region continued the celebration Saturday with a Sock Hop Party, where toes were tapping and tunes were blasting as community members of all abilities got in the groove.


His group hunts for child-sex predators. Twin Cities law enforcement is leery.

It’s a well-known law enforcement tactic. A police officer goes online pretending to be minor. An adult messages the undercover officer, assuming they are connecting with someone underage. The talk turns sexual and a meeting is arranged. Then, the adult shows up to find law enforcement instead of th


Virtual tour shows what view from La Crosse Center could look like

As the $42 million La Crosse Center renovation and expansion moves forward, architects from ISG have developed a virtual tour of the inside of the building. While the fixtures aren’t colored in yet, a panoramic view released Friday by the city of La Crosse shows what the view from the new ballroom c


Steve Cahalan: Restaurants open in Tomah and McGregor

Tomah has a new restaurant, while new owners have reopened a McGregor, Iowa, restaurant that closed a few years ago. Tomah Mayor Mike Murray opened his new Murray’s On Main restaurant last week at 810 Superior Ave., in part of the new 3rd Gen LLC development at the former site of the former Tee Pee


Funeral held for Wisconsin 2-year-old and her mother

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (NBC) – A funeral was held Saturday for the mother that was killed in Milwaukee earlier this month and her two-year-old daughter that was found dead off a Minnesota highway.


Company voluntarily recalls avocados sold in Wisconsin due to possible Listeria contamination

ESCONDIDO, Calif. - An avocado company that sells California-grown whole avocados throughout the country is voluntarily recalling their product due to potential contamination. Henry Avocado is recalling the California-grown conventional and organic avocados, which are sold in Wisconsin, Arizona, Cal


La Crosse houseguests charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety

A pair of houseguests were charged Friday with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, among other charges. Van M. Frank, 50, of Mamou, La., was charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of a firearm by an outside felon and pointing a firearm at another.


Hmong Educational Project invites La Crosse to learn about their neighbors

For Hmong Cultural and Community Agency board president Tony Yang, the journey from the mountains of Laos to the streets of La Crosse County was a long one, spanning years – including eight spent in a refugee camp in Thailand.


Newcomers running for La Crosse Common Council

Two political newcomers are vying for the only contested La Crosse Common Council race on the April 2 ballot. John Lash and Larry Sleznikow are competing to fill the District 4 seat after incumbent David Marshall declined to run, citing work commitments to the U.S. Army. While neither have held elec