Last October, former state Sen. Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, signed a letter in support of the proposed Nemadji Trails natural gas plant. Now she’s been hired to lobby for Dairyland Power, which is one of two firms backing the project.
Local protesters against police brutality sparked by the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer have made a list of demands to La Crosse City Mayor Tim Kabat.
Landlords filed at least 20 eviction cases against tenants in La Crosse County in the first two days after the eviction moratorium was lifted across Wisconsin.
“We are facing this budget gap alone, as earlier attempts to advocate for direct assistance to cities were not supported by Congress,” Mayor Tim Kabat told the La Crosse Independent.
La Crosse band Toaster Ghost on their sci-fi infused music, favorite breakfasts and releasing their first album.
The balance of power between landlords and renters has long been skewed toward the landlord but a budding tenant organizing effort is underway in La Crosse to push back.
Join us for the first episode of The Indy podcast as we discuss COVID-19, Joe Biden, and much more.
We spoke to an EMT in the Coulee Region, about his work, how it’s been impacted by COVID-19, and how the crisis has raised the profile of essential workers.
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