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Crash near Viroqua sends four to the hospital

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now TOWN OF FRANKLIN -- A two-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon near Viroqua sent four people to area hospitals, according to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office. James H. Close, 60, of La Crosse was driving south on Hwys. 14/61 when his vehicle col

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-04-23 12:30:00

Man dead after being run over by own vehicle

MIDDLETON, Wis. (WMTV) -- A Madison man is dead after being run over by his own car in Middleton early Sunday morning. The 26-year-old victim parked his vehicle in the parking lot of the Middleton Sports Bowl on 6815 University Ave. when it began rolling backwards after he exited at 12:02 a.m., acco

NBC15.COM - 2018-04-22 17:46:00

Police: Children find human bones while playing near Reedsburg cemetery

REEDSBURG, Wis. - Two Reedsburg children brought home what appeared to be a fragment of a very old human skull that they found while playing in the woods behind Greenwood Cemetery Saturday evening, the Reedsburg Police Department said in a news release.

FOX47.COM - 2018-04-22 14:49:52

Wisconsin's first hemp store open for business

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- Wisconsin's first hemp store opened its doors on Friday, April 20th in Black River Falls. PriceLand Hemp in Black River Falls held their grand opening for what they say is Wisconsin's first grow, process and sell hemp store. People traveled to the store from Illinoi

NBC15.COM - 2018-04-23 12:32:00

Portion of County GG in Nekoosa closed indefinitely due to high water

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Snow is melting and that means high water in many areas throughout the region. A portion of County GG, between State 173 and State 54, will be closed indefinitely due to high water, the Wood County Dispatch Center confirmed Monday afternoon. RELATED: Finally, it's going to feel li

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-04-23 22:05:21

Man accused of illegally entering country found in Sparta - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

Alonso Barajas-Castorena, 33, Is a citizen of Mexico. He was found March 3 after illegally reentering the United States after previously being deported.


Plans to update senior centers in La Crosse moves forward

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) --City leaders on the Board of Public Works met Monday morning to discuss the future of two senior centers in the city of La Crosse."I was encouraged after today's meeting that we had with public works and the mayor. Mainly because of the fact that I feel that they are open no

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-04-23 17:51:00

Human remains discovered in Reedsburg

Two local children discovered the remains of human bone fragments when playing in the woods behind Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg, according to the Reedsburg Police Department press release. The children's parents notified Reedsburg Police at 5:15 p.m. April 21 that the children had come home with

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-04-23 18:00:00

Wisconsin Rapids man shot in head by nephew in Minnesota

Subscribed, but don't have a login? PROGRESS, Minn. - A Wisconsin Rapids man was shot in the head by his nephew Friday, in a Minnesota town about 130 miles north of St. Paul. Michael Montano, 53, of Progress, called 911 at 11:36 p.m. Friday, and said his son had shot Montano's brother, Andrew Gokee


Measles exposure reported in La Crosse County

Measles vaccine. Image courtesy: CDC. LA CROSSE, WI (WRN-WSAU) -- Residents in La Crosse County and those who traveled through the area last week may have been exposed to the measles virus. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the La Crosse County Health Department put out an advisory th

WSAU.COM - 2018-04-23 20:34:00

Tomah woman inspires others with her amazing determination

TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT) - Graduating from college is a big accomplishment for anyone, but when the odds are stacked against you, it makes it that much sweeter. 33-year-old Laurel Burns of Tomah will walk across the stage at Western Technical College's Spring commencement ceremony this weekend. It's somet


La Crosse County health officials warn of possible measles exposure

The La Crosse and Trempealeau county health departments are warning people about recent potential exposure to measles in its contagious stage at several sites in La Crosse, Onalaska and Galesville. The caution comes after the departments were notified that a visitor from another state had measles at

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-04-22 22:15:00

Wisconsin VA uses alternate therapies to reduce opioid use

TOMAH, Wis. (AP) -Wisconsin VA uses alternate therapies to reduce opioid useTOMAH, Wis. (AP) -- A veterans affairs hospital in Wisconsin is using nontraditional therapies for pain and mental health as officials continue to address problems with over-prescribing medication at the facility.Wisconsin P

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-04-22 12:18:00

Wisconsin's first hemp store opens its doors

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- Wisconsin's first hemp store opened its doors Friday. PriceLand Hemp in Black River Falls held their grand opening for what they say is Wisconsin's first grow, process and sell hemp store. People traveled to the store from Illinois, Racine County and even U.S. Repre


Police: Necedah man burglarizes multiple properties

A Necedah man faces criminal charges after police say he committed burglaries in multiple municipalities in Juneau County.Jared Wilkey, 35, is charged with four counts of burglary of a dwelling, three counts of theft of movable property $2,500-$5,000, operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consen


» At 6:44 a.m. Thursday, an employee at Baltus Bread and Butter, 1740 17th Ave. S., reported a theft. 

» At 6:44 a.m. Thursday, an employee at Baltus Bread and Butter, 1740 17th Ave. S., reported a theft.


POLICE REPORT: Tomah police refer burglary suspect to district attorney

An inmate at the New Lisbon Correctional Institution has been identified as the prime suspect in a series of unsolved break-ins and burglaries during May and June of 2017.Christopher Allen Edwards, 51, New Lisbon, was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for allegedly burglarizing Callaha


Sparta driver loses control of semi in the town of Christiana

Dale Frei of Sparta lost control of his semi on Unseth Road in the town of Christiana, Tuesday, April 17, and went over the embankment, coming to rest in the ditch.Vernon County Sheriff's Office A single-vehicle crash that occurred on Unseth Road at about 10:24 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the town of


La Crosse man sentenced to 71 months on Methamphetamine charge

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) - A La Crosse man is sentenced to 71 months for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Mitrel Y. Anderson, 30, pleaded guilty to the charge on February 11, 2018. Chief U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson found th


28-year-old accused of having sex with drunken teen in store back room

LA CROSSE, Wis. - A La Crosse man accused of sexually assaulting a 16 year old appeared in court Tuesday. Steven Meyer, 28, is charged with two counts of child enticement and one count of sex with a child. An investigator with the police department took the stand and showed alleged text messages bet