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La Crosse Collaborative to End Homelessness to receive bikes from Toyota of La Crosse
Toyota of La Crosse has kicked off its annual Borrow a Bike program, where customers who get their vehicles serviced can check out a bicycle and helmet to use while they wait, and bike to receive a free scoop of ice cream from The Pearl Ice Cream Parlor.
Sparta High School cancels graduation Friday because of threat
SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU)--Sparta High School has canceled its Friday evening graduation ceremony due to what the district is calling a "direct safety threat to the graduation ceremony."The district did not give details on the threat, but said it is working with the Sparta Police Department, who is invest
Missing Sparta found safe-Walked to La Crosse and back
Chief David Kuderer said Mark Crandell, 60, was reported missing Thursday by his wife. He hadn't been seen since Tuesday when the couple had a disagreement and he left the house to take a walk.
Three people injured in two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 27i
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash May 24 on Hwy. 27 at the intersection of Hwy. P in the town of Christiana.According to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office, Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center received a 911 call at 8:24 a.m. reporting the crash. A 2012 Ford F-150 being driven by 88-yea
La Crosse man facing drug charges stemming from federal wiretap; prosecutors say accused meth dealer also sold coke
State prosecutors charged a La Crosse man Wednesday who they say supplied cocaine to a woman charged in a federal drug conspiracy case.According to a criminal complaint, police arrested Casey Reichgelt, 27, on April 23 after finding 21 grams of cocaine and about 5.6 ounces of marijuana during a sear
St. Paul police-scanner Facebook group aims for safety — but is it changing crime perceptions?
When Nancy Hochschild heard the sound of a package sliding across concrete last year, she thought FedEx was delivering to her St. Paul home. It was the opposite.She looked out a window to see a man stealing a just-delivered box from her door step.Hochschild grabbed her cellphone and quickly snapped
La Crosse Central High School holds annual Memorial Day observance
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Memorial Day may be a few days away, but some La Crosse students are taking time to pause and remember those who have died serving our country.
Homes Recently Listed in the La Crosse Area
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La Crosse seeking applicants for women-, minority-owned business program
The city of La Crosse is accepting applications for its minority-owned business assistance program designed to create a more equitable business environment in the area.The city’s Economic Development Commissionapproved the program’s creation last month and finalized the guidelines Thursday. The comm
La Crosse firefighters can now work for Tri-State ambulance as paramedics
“Across the nation there’s been somewhat of a shortage of paramedic staffing,” Gilliam said during a press conference Thursday announcing the deal. “We’ve got a group of paramedics in the midst that are going to kind of go in both directions and help tri-state out with some of their casual part-time
Ranch-style homes selling quickly in our area
Heck, just about any house that goes on the market today has a good chance of selling within in a week, said Judy Gull of Re/Max First Choice and president of the La Crosse Realtors Association.
La Crosse completes construction on 3 new median islands
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Burglars steal $60K in merchandise from Mac Guys store in La Crosse
La Crosse police are investigating a break-in at the Mac Guys store on Copeland Avenue early Wednesday, where thieves got away with an estimated $60,000 worth of laptops and iPads.
WIAA track and field: La Crosse Central boys dominate relays
MIDDLETON, Wis. — The Central High School boys track and field team let its relays run wild Thursday, and it resulted in a clean sweep of championships at the WIAA Division 1 Middleton sectional.The Red Raiders won the 400-meter relay in 43.17 seconds, the 800 in 1:29.01, the 1,600 in 3:24.19 and th
Thieves hit La Crosse business for $50-60K in electronics
During their brief time inside, less than two minutes according to police, they made off with between $50,000-$60,000 worth of Apple products. The two suspects left out the back of the store.
2 arrested for armed robbery of downtown La Crosse gas station
A La Crosse man is accused of robbing a downtown gas station at gunpoint Friday evening and fleeing in a car driven by his girlfriend, according to La Crosse police reports.A clerk at the Mileage gas station, 603 Cass St., told police she was preparing the close the business about 9:30 p.m. when a m
High school softball: West Salem's mentality is its biggest change
TSCHUMPER STEPS INEllie Tschumper wanted to be a softball player, but gymnastics was interfering.There was no crossover issue with competition, but the injuries Tschumper sustained as a gymnast were preventing her from helping the Panthers succeed at another sport."Shortstop was going to be an open
A school-by-school look at 2018 high school graduates in the La Crosse area
Graduation ceremonies for Arcadia High School will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25, in the high school gymnasium. The valedictorians are Annika An…
Changes made to La Crosse's Juvenile Detention Center
"We've went to a little bit more evidence based model so each kid has their own space, each child has their own room," said David Steinberg, the facility's superintendent.
La Crescent police report for May 11 to May 17
May 17Two vehicle property damage crash reported, US 14/61 E. and US 14/61 N.Gas drive off reported. Contact made with subject, drive off was unintentional, 300 block of S. Third St.