Sports

Friday Night High School Football scores

Friday Night High School Football scores

Onalaska Luther at Viroqua-Vir 26-20 Westby at Black River Falls-BRF 37-0 Arcadia at G.E.T.-Arcadia 36-0 North Crawford at DeSoto-Desoto 32-8 Ithaca at KickapooIthica 35-0 Weston at Wauzeka-Weston 12-6 Seneca at Shullsburg-Shullsburg 61-14 non league Bangor at Brookwood-Bangor 44-8 Necedah at Cashton-Necedah 47-6 Royall at New Lisbon-New Lisbon 30-6 Hillsboro at Wonewoc Center-Hillsboro 47-27 Darlington at […]

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Run game slowing sack chances for Pack’s Matthews

Run game slowing sack chances for Pack’s Matthews

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Clay Matthews is off to a slow start in sacks for the Green Bay Packers. One of the NFL’s most prolific pass rushers has one sack in 15 tackles through the Packers’ first six games. Coaches don’t seem too worried about the production, saying that the linebacker is still playing […]

Kaminsky not comfortable being big man on campus

Kaminsky not comfortable being big man on campus

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team is a unanimous pick to win the Big Ten Conference this season.  To add to the target that will be on the back of the Badgers this season is the fact that big man Frank Kaminsky is the unanimous choice as the Preseason […]

Ex-clinic owner pleads guilty in MLB drug case

MIAMI (AP) – The former owner of a South Florida clinic has pleaded guilty to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to Major League Baseball players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, and Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun. Anthony Bosch, former owner of the Biogenesis of America clinic in Coral Gables, pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

Local News

66-year-old Kendall man killed in tractor roll-over accident

66-year-old Kendall man killed in tractor roll-over accident

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a farming accident which took the life of one person over the weekend. The accident took place at about 7:10 pm on Sunday on a farm off of Logwood Rd. in the Town of Wilton. A 66-year-old Kendall man was operating a tractor compacting silage when the tractor rolled […]

Update – Missing man spotted on trail cam, search continues

Update – Missing man spotted on trail cam, search continues

Vernon County authorities say they are still actively searching for a missing 74-year-old man and now have new information on his possible whereabouts after he was spotted on a trail cam. Goudensio Gayton is from Mexico and was visiting the Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine near last La Crosse last Sunday when he became separated […]

WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western is hosting a Trick or Treating event Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. at the Residence Hall, 820 La Crosse Street. Residents will be providing candy and decorating their floors in a Halloween theme with games for kids and families to play. All of the treats will be free […]

For high school seniors & parents Campus Preview October 22:  Explore UW-Richland

For high school seniors & parents Campus Preview October 22: Explore UW-Richland

High school seniors and their parents may want to reserve now and plan to participate in University of Wisconsin-Richland’s Fall Campus Preview coming up Wednesday, October 22 from 3-5pm on the Richland Center UW campus. Seniors making plans for college next year–whether they live within walking distance of the campus or across the state—will have […]

Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

  45-year-old Mark Kummeth, of La Crosse, was arrested at a residence in La Farge on Friday  after a five-month investigation into a marijuana growing and selling operation. According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group Unit Drug Task Force, Kummeth grew the marijuana on property near Readstown that he […]

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Obituaries

Wanda V. Warner

Wanda V. Warneer, age 85 of La Crosse passed away on Saturday, October 11th Memorial services will be held at 11am on Friday, October 17th at the Wesley United Methodist Church in La Crosse. Friends may call from 10am until the service time at the church on Friday.

Ann Todriff

Ann Todriff, age 83 of Readstown passed away on Tuesday, September 30th Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, October 15th at the La Farge Free Methodist Church.

Evelyn M. Olson

Evelyn M. Olson, age 95 of Cashton passed away on Thursday, October 9th Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 14th at 1pm at the Skogdalen Lutheran Church, rural Westby. Family and friends may call at the church from 11am until the time of the service on Tuesday.

Verna M. Nelson

Verna Margaret Nelson, age 88 of Westby passed away on Monday, October 6th Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 11th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call on Friday from   4-6 p.m. and again on Saturday morning after 9 a.m.at the funeral home.

Benjamin “Ben” Quamme

Benjamin “Ben” Quamme, age 33 passed away on Tuesday, October 7th Funeral services will be held at 3pm on Sunday, October 12th at the Utica Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua on Saturday, October 11th from 3 to 6pm, and at the church after 1pm on Sunday. 

State

Missed the debate in Gov. race? Listen to full audio here

Missed the debate in Gov. race? Listen to full audio here

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke break little new ground in their second and final debate. Walker and Burke largely played it safe in Friday’s debate in Milwaukee, sticking to their well-worn talking points honed over months on the campaign trail. The debate comes just 18 days before the Nov. 4 […]

Prepare your vehicle for winter before it’s here

Prepare your vehicle for winter before it’s here

MADISON, WI. (October 15, 2014) – Seasonal changes can have a serious impact on your vehicle’s performance.  Preparation and proper maintenance can often be the difference between getting home safely and becoming stranded. “Harsh winter conditions make your vehicle work harder, particularly the charging and starting system, headlights, tires and windshield wipers,” says Nick Jarmusz, […]

Walker considering requesting Ebola travel ban

Walker considering requesting Ebola travel ban

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) – Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he’s considering asking the federal government to impose travel bans to stop the spread of Ebola. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, an Oshkosh Republican, has called for restricting travel and quarantines for people who have recently been in affect nations or exposed to Ebola patients. U.S. Rep. […]

Walker warns cities Burke will restore unions

Walker warns cities Burke will restore unions

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) – Republican Gov. Scott Walker is warning city officials that Democrat Mary Burke would tie their hands by restoring public-sector collective bargaining. Walker and the Republican-controlled Legislature passed a law in 2011 stripping most public workers of their union rights and eliminating automatic union due deductions from their paychecks. Burke, who is […]

Congressman Reid Ribble wants Ebola travel ban

Congressman Reid Ribble wants Ebola travel ban

Wisconsin Radio Network A northeastern Wisconsin congressman is calling for stronger action to deal with the Ebola outbreak. Congressman Reid Ribble (R-WI) sent House Speaker John Boehner a letter Thursday, calling for an emergency session to address the problem. The Sherwood Republican wants to ban commercial travel to Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea. Ribble is […]

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Agriculture

Recent rainfall delaying fall harvest

Recent rainfall delaying fall harvest

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean harvests are behind schedule, and this week’s wet weather is keeping Wisconsin farmers from catching up. The La Crosse Tribune reports crop progress data released by the department Tuesday show both corn and soybeans fall short of the five year averages. […]

USDA Invests $274,000 in 21 Wisconsin Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

USDA Invests $274,000 in 21 Wisconsin Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

STEVENS POINT, WI – USDA Rural Development funded 21 rural Wisconsin energy projects under the latest round of Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) funding.  Eleven of the projects are solar projects, continuing the Obama Administration’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy.  It is the most recent of a series of USDA actions to strengthen the country’s energy sector. […]

Governor Scott Walker Kicks off World Dairy Expo with Ribbon Cutting for New Holland Pavilions at Alliant Energy Center

Governor Scott Walker Kicks off World Dairy Expo with Ribbon Cutting for New Holland Pavilions at Alliant Energy Center

Madison – Governor Scott Walker today made a stop at World Dairy Expo and participated in the ribbon cutting for the expansion and grand opening of the New Holland Pavilions, which also marks the kick-off of World Dairy Expo.  The $24 million project began in April following the Midwest Horse Fair. “World Dairy Expo draws […]

Wisconsin plant turns cow manure into electricity

Wisconsin plant turns cow manure into electricity

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) – A La Crosse-based health care network is completing a $14 million project that uses cow manure to produce electricity. Gundersen Health System was set to unveil the plant at GL Dairy Biogas Farm in conjunction with the World Dairy Expo on Monday morning. The La Crosse Tribune reports the company’s joint […]

Madison expo interpreters welcome foreign visitors

Madison expo interpreters welcome foreign visitors

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The World Dairy Expo is offering interpreters to help hundreds of international visitors feel at home in Madison. Ron Eustice, an interpreter who speaks six languages, tells the Wisconsin State Journal that his fellow volunteers try to make the expo’s foreign attendees feel more comfortable by using a language they understand […]

National News

Constitution takes trip before 3-year restoration

Constitution takes trip before 3-year restoration

BOSTON (AP) – The USS Constitution has fired two booming salutes during its last spin in Boston Harbor before it heads to dry dock for a three-year restoration project. The world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat left its berth at the Charlestown Navy Yard with about 500 invited guests Friday. The ship, known as Old […]

Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort

Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort

NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft’s CEO is continuing to try to repair damage caused by his gaffe last week at a women-in-computing conference. CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday sent a memo to staff saying all employees at Microsoft will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture. In his memo, Nadella also said […]

CDC: Nurse with Ebola said she felt funny in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – A CDC official says a Texas nurse who has Ebola indicated she “felt funny” and spent extra time resting during a visit to Ohio in the days before she was diagnosed in Dallas. Dr. Chris Braden says the woman didn’t have typical symptoms of Ebola when she flew to Cleveland on […]

Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Obama announces plan to tighten card security

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the United States must do more to stop security breaches for credit and debit card users. Obama says for victims of fraud and identity crimes, it’s infuriating and heartbreaking. He says the problem requires a hands-on approach across the government. Obama is signing an executive order creating a […]

Campus crime reporting requirements expanded

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new government rule seeks to create more awareness of the extent of sexual assault on campuses. Colleges and universities are required to compile and make crime statistics available on stalking, dating violence and domestic violence under a new rule announced by the Education Department. The change falls under the Clery Act, […]