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  1. Parker goes to prison for abusing babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    An Onalaska man convicted of causing a skull fracture and other injuries to his infant son is ordered to serve six years in prison. Chad Parker was found guilty of hurting his 3-month-old child last May, either by hitting the baby or throwing him on a couch after drinking.


  2. Sales tax referendum results show the areas in favor of .5% increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    La Crosse County leaders are still somewhat surprised by the passage of a sales tax referendum in last week's election. County board members have been given a breakdown of how voting on the Premier Area Resort tax - or tourist tax or a .5-percent sales tax on most items sold in the county - went in each precinct.


  3. County urges bottled water for towns Onalaska and HollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Women pregnant or trying to do so, along with infants under six months are highly urged to use bottled water. "We're finding levels of nitrates that are higher than the recommended standard and we're also finding the presence of bacteria, especially ecoli, which is concerning for health," La Crosse County health director Jen Rombalski said, adding that an audit of a state run program led them to more closely inspect levels of private wells.


  4. City of Onalaska gets $242,000 loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The funds, approved by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands, should pay for three new police vehicles, according to Onalaska police chief Jeff Trotnic. That's where a majority of the money will go, while the leftovers will help improve some buildings and get aerial photographs of the city.


  5. Abused animals from Onalaska home could have fate determined by vet soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The fate of several animals mistreated at a town of Onalaska home could depend on a diagnosis from a veterinarian. In the next 30 days, Judge Ramona Gonzalez wants a veterinarian to examine the animals owned by Linda and Carol West.


  6. Transgender policies changes to be voted on by Onalaska School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A change in the Onalaska School District discrimination policy brought out a local physician to speak at the district's last school board meeting. "It's very important to allow for privacy of all students," she told the Onalaska school board.


  7. Onalaska district scolds school board member Speed over false claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The statement contradicts claims made by board member Jake Speed to our news department that there is an ongoing FBI investigation involving apparent conflicts between him and the rest of the board. In addition, Speed has claimed that the district is paying attorney fees illegally to deal with those disputes.


  8. Over half the cats and dogs in U.S. are too fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    It's hard to resist that face. You're eating supper. Your dog is sitting so nicely, just asking for a bite.


  9. Courts to determine what to do with animals in Onalaska abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    An animal abuse trial in La Crosse County could be weeks or months away, but the animals which were abused need to find homes. "The issue of what happens to these animals will be resolved in the next 10 days," Judge Ramona Gonzalez said in court Monday, adding the county cannot indefinitely hold onto the horses, dogs and other animals taken from the home of Linda and Carol West in the town of Onalaska.


  10. Skogens to build park, restaurant in OnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Half a block on the south side of Main Street on Highway 35 could be turned into a community park later this year, according to plans being made by Dave and Barb Skogen. Skogen said he and his wife wanted to do something that fits in with the new river landing on the other side of Highway 35. "It's a park where people could walk, people could bike," Skogen said, "It's just an exciting thing.


  11. Matt Thomas has career night in final home game at Iowa StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The Onalaska, Wis., native tied a career high in points with 25 points. He also tied a career high, hitting 7 of 11 from beyond the arc.


  12. North side McD's shutting down after 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A new McDonald's will be built in a lot a few blocks away and should be open by summer. Courtesy Corp. owns the Coulee Region McDonald's.


  13. Funky headbands for Onalaska girls soccer team part of concussion studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The headbands - which look more like ankle braces but on one's head - were made to absorb contact, hopefully lessening the impact that leads to concussions. The school board gave the OK to take part in the study, while coaches and athletic trainers were fully on board.


  14. Man leaves meth as tipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    He told police he did not know where the meth came from. He told them he did not intend to use it.


  15. Onalaska's MC Sports busy as ever, after filing for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A bankruptcy judge has approved a plan for the chain to sell off everything by the end of April or May. Just for a month or two until everything in the store is gone. The news of MC Sports' bankruptcy last week came on the same day Gander Mountain, which also has a store in Onalaska, addressed ongoing rumors that the giant outdoor sports retailer may also pursue bankruptcy.


  16. Matt Thomas moving up career lists after Iowa State's win over KSURead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The Onalaska, Wis., native was just 3-for-5 from the field. The senior shooting guard, however, was 2 of 3 from beyond the arc and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in scoring 14 points.


  17. Onalaska fire brings to light being covered in emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The devastating fire in Onalaska last weekend, which left people in eight apartments in peril has shed the light on helping yourself after that type of situation. "A lot of people don't think about it," Visker said.


  18. Fire in Onalaska destroys apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A candle is being blamed for a weekend fire that destroyed an eight-unit apartment complex about a block from Onalaska Luther High School. Nobody was hurt in Saturday's fire, which was reported around noon and took a few hours to bring under control.


  19. ISU's Thomas goes over 1,000 points for career, nailing 5 3-pointers in lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Two days after upsetting Kansas, the No. 3 team in the nation, Iowa State lost in disappointing fashion Tuesday in Texas.


  20. Neighborhood group surrounding Memorial Pool says study finds people want the pool to remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Memorial Pool, on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus, has been closed for a year and a half due to costly needed upgrades. A new study funded by the Grandview Emerson Neighborhood, which surrounds the pool, has found that a majority of the city wants the 80-year-old pool remain at UW-L.


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