LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A man charged in a fatal shooting in Wisconsin has been released on $10,000 bail that was initially set at $500,000.
Karvel Freeman, 35, of Madison, was released from the jail in La Crosse County where he's charged with party to first-degree homicide and party to second-degree recklessly endangering safety.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A confirmed tornado that left debris in its wake was spotted in two west central Wisconsin communities Wednesday, the National Weather Service at La Crosse said.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The mayor of La Crosse has refused to veto the city's ban on conversion therapy, despite pressure from a coalition group.
The coalition includes people from local churches, led by former City Council members Tom Sweeney and Lorraine Decker.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Heath care systems in Green Bay and La Crosse are planning to merge.
WLUK-TV reported Wednesday that Bellin Health in Green Bay and Gunderson Health System in La Crosse are discussing a merger with an agreement expected to be completed in the coming weeks.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination.
Wisconsin Public Radio reported that the state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that sampling in the two cities has detected PFAS high enough to concern state health officials.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dane County officials are suing dozens of firefighting foam manufacturers alleging their products contaminated the area around the county' airport.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More Wisconsin communities are encouraging residents to keep their lawnmowers in the garage next month to boost the population of bees and other pollinators.
Appleton became the first city to adopt the “No Mow May” initiative a couple years ago and others have followed, including Wausau, Oshkosh, Fort Atkinson and Stevens Point.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The La Crosse Common Council has voted to remove a Russian flag from the city’s airport.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a La Crosse man accused of stalking and strangling a woman.
Johnny Foster, 46, faced six charges including strangulation/suffocation, stalking and intimidating a victim.
2021-22 AP ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – (asterisk)Kamorea “KK” Arnold, 5-10, jr., Germantown
COACH OF THE YEAR – Sara Rohde, Green Bay Notre Dame
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A defiant priest who was removed from his ministry in La Crosse last year is set to speak in Beloit this summer.
The La Crosse Tribune reported Sunday that the Rev.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The body of a university student who had been missing for nearly a month has been recovered from the Mississippi River in La Crosse.
Officials had been searching for 25-year-old Hamud Faal since Feb.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers signed three bills designed to curb opioid use during a trip to La Crosse on Wednesday.
The first bill creates three tiers of felonies for manufacturing, dealing and possessing fentanyl based on the amount and increases the maximum prison sentence for the crimes by five years if the crimes occur in a public housing project or within 1,000 feet of a park, swimming pool, youth center, a correctional facility, a school or a school bus.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The city council in La Crosse has decided to spend another $25,000 on bottled water for town of Campbell residents with PFAS-contaminated wells.
The La Crosse Tribune reported Friday that the council voted Thursday to pull the money from the city’s contingency fund.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A La Crosse-based energy company is exploring the possibility of adding nuclear energy back into its mix of power sources.
Dairyland Power Cooperative has entered into an agreement with NuScale Power based in Portland, Oregon to explore using its smaller scale nuclear generating technology to provide power to more than a half million customers in Wisconsin and some neighboring states.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a La Crosse man to life in prison for killing a man in 2019.
The La Crosse Tribune reported La Crosse County Circuit Judge Gloria Doyle sentenced 28-year-old Shavonte Thompson to life without parole Friday.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Police in La Crosse are investigating the deaths of two people who they say appeared to have been shot.
Officers responded to a residence about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday where they found the bodies of the two along with a dead dog, WXOW-TV reported.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An advocacy group working to end clergy abuse in Wisconsin has delivered thousands of documents from Wisconsin's five Catholic dioceses to the state attorney general, documents it says show a systemic coverup of abuse.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a La Crosse woman with after her 10-month-old son ingested heroin.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man with groping a 10-year-old girl in an Onalaska Walmart.
Online court records show 30-year-old Josey Amann was charged Dec. 15 with first-degree child sexual assault and resisting an officer.
HOLMEN, Wis. (AP) — Convenience store chain Kwik Trip is poised to open its 800th store this week.
The La Crosse Tribune reported the chain is set to open the milestone store in Holmen at 5 a.m.
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced two Wisconsin men to probation Friday for joining in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
The Wisconsin State Journal reported that U.S. District Judge John Bates ordered 29-year-old Brandon Nelson of Madison and 24-year-old Abram Markofski of La Crosse each to serve two years on probation and pay $500 in restitution.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A business attorney and a western Wisconsin prosecutor will decide whether to file charges against a former police officer who killed a man in a suburban Milwaukee park five years ago, a judge announced Wednesday.
2021 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL- STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Myles Burkett, 6-2, 205, Sr., Franklin
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — La Crosse Bishop William Patrick Callahan has contracted COVID-19, according to a church official.
Monsignor Richard Gilles told the parish at the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman during Mass on Sunday, that the 71-year-old Callahan is doing OK.
WAUKON, Iowa (AP) — Flags across Iowa were lowered to half-staff and hundreds of people and law enforcement officers filled the Waukon High School gymnasium on Wednesday for the funeral of an Iowa State Patrol trooper who died from injuries he received in a car crash in the line of duty.