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Sparta cadet earns elite Civil Air Patrol award

Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Erdman LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A Civil Air Patrol cadet from Sparta earned a top award this weekend at Volk Field Air National Guard Base. Jacob Erdman received the General Ira C. Eaker Award in front of more than 40 other Civil Air Patrol members from around the stat

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-20 20:13:44

No fishing during deer season

With no fish in sight, fishermen turn to hunting. The gun deer season is in full swing, said Don Roscovius, owner of Rosco's Live Bait, said. He reports brisk license sales but doesn't have a handle on how many deer are being shot. Online registration means few people swing by his business with thei

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 17:29:00

1950s Christmas display set for Monroe County Local History Room

While many of us are looking ahead to the holidays, some in our area are looking to the past. The Monroe County Local History Room in Sparta is hosting a 1950's Christmas display. While many of us are looking ahead to the holidays, some in our area are looking to the past. The Monroe County Local Hi


A hidden epidemic: More than 1 in 8 female high school students in La Crosse County reported being sexually assaulted in 2017

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Sexual assault is gaining attention on the national stage as more and more people call out celebrities, politicians and those in power. But the issue is more than just the #MeToo social media hashtag: It hits home fo


Edward Jones Reaches $1 Trillion in Assets under Care

Todd Volden, a Westby financial advisor, announced that Edward Jones has reached $1 trillion in assets under care (AUC). The milestone cements Edward Jones' place as one of the largest financial services firms in the United States, a position achieved through 60 years of organic growth, without any

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 18:30:00

Thanksgiving for Exit 3 completion is right around corner

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Traffic cones that have bedeviled drivers trying to navigate the revamping of Exit 3 and related street construction on Rose Street/Hwy. 53 just south of I-90 are expected to be gone soon, with slightly-behind-schedu

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 23:00:00

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

(AP Photo/Leslie Priest, File). FILE - This is a June. 2, 1953 file photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as they wave to supporters from the balcony at Buckingham Palace, following her coronation at Westminster Ab... (Matt Holyoak/Camera Press via AP). In this

WXOW TV-19 - 2017-11-20 16:30:00

Voters will go to the polls for Onalaska School Board recall election Nov. 28

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. In this file photo, Deanna Verdon is sworn in as a new member of the Onalaska Board of Education in 2014. Verdon has expressed interest in running against member Jake Speed in a potential recall election.Tribune file

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 06:00:00

Merced man identified as victim in deadly suspected DUI crash. Driver arrested. | Merced Sun-Star

A man killed Sunday in a suspected drunken-driving crash outside Delhi has been identified as a 45-year-old Merced man. The Merced County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Thomas Gonzalez of Merced. The suspected driver in the crash, 41-year-old Kevin Mitchell Hernandez, was booked into the

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 17:38:00

Atwater suspect not the 'brightest,' police say when he returns to crime scene | Merced Sun-Star

A 35-year-old Delhi man was arrested early Sunday after police said he smashed a pawn shop window then returned to the scene while police still were at the shop investigating the damage, the Police Department reported. "Some criminals aren't the brightest people," Chief Samuel Joseph told the Sun-St

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 21:44:00

Veronica Mathis: Cheers for Zoo Boo and those who made it happen

The Merced Zoo had its annual Zoo Boo, the nights of Oct. 27-28, hosting over 2,500 people for a safe and enjoyable time for Merced families, especially the children. This wonderful attraction was made possible with the help and donations from SaveMart, First 5, Merced County Food Bank, Cricket and

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 20:09:00

Veteran Merced judge retires from the bench

Judge Ronald Hansen remembers the overwhelming feeling of looking at six baskets of 150 paper case files stacked up on his desk during his first day assigned to misdemeanors on the Merced County Superior Court bench, more than 15 years ago. Now the files are electronic, much to the delight of Hansen

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-20 22:37:00

Air officials issue "Check Before You Burn" for Nov. 21

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A "Check Before You Burn" warning has been issued for parts of Kern County on Tuesday. Air officials have issued the first Valley-wide prohibition on wood burning of the season. On Nov. 21, no wood burning is allowed in parts of the Valley Air basin portion of Kern County. The

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2017-11-21 05:24:21

A split Merced City Council approves ordinance that allows weed businesses

A split Merced City Council approved a cannabis ordinance on Monday that would allow commercial marijuana businesses in town, including dispensaries. The 3-2 vote approved dispensaries in zones around the city with a buffer of 1,000 feet from schools, parks, youth centers and with other restrictions

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-21 06:12:00

One killed and multiple injured in Merced County DUI crash

Watch how he robbed a Los Banos bank in under 2 minutes Los Banos police released this surveillance footage of a man robbing Westamerica Bank Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in the 900 block of West Pacheco Boulevard. Anyone with information is being asked to call Detective Sgt. Justin Melden at 209-827-


Woman in critical condition after being shot in Los Banos, police say

A 36-year-old woman suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the weekend and is in critical condition, Los Banos police reported Monday. The shooting was reported at about 11:39 p.m. Saturday in the area of Canal Farm Lane and Jeffery Road, according to police. The woman was taken to a Modesto-area

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 01:35:00

Bronx Man Pleads Guilty to 2014 Rape

Clevon Reeves WHITE PLAINS - Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced the guilty plea of a man who committed a forcible rape of a Mt. Vernon woman in 2014. Scarpino said Clevon Reeves, age 35, formerly of the Bronx, pled guilty before the Honorable Susan M. Cacace to o


Karina Vetrano’s killer spent the night in a police precinct watching cartoons before he confessed to the murder 

Chanel Lewis, 21, initially refused to speak with detectives after he was arrested Feb. 4, and asked to watch TV, a detective testified Monday in Queens Supreme Court. The killer (in striped top) broke his silence the following day.(Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News) The man accused of ki

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:52:21

Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year

Viewing of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened. Tens of thousands are expected to watch the giant balloons take shape Wednesday afternoon. (Nov. 20) NEW YORK (AP) - New York police say the Macy's Thanksgiving

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-20 22:47:41

Parkway police to be monitored by Bergen County Prosecutor's Office

Judge strikes down Englewood abortion clinic buffer zone, remembering David Cassidy and Joe Pesci's parents get a park bench in Belleville - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Tuesday." John C. Ensslin The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department has been placed under a monitor's super

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-21 00:41:00