The nationwide protests against police brutality and white supremacy have sparked local interest in African American literature and antiracist books.
Evictions have surged in La Crosse County since the lifting of a temporary eviction ban, despite the launch of a state program to help renters.
The city is cutting the library’s budget by 10%, resulting in an announcement of 15 layoffs. Meanwhile, funding for the police department will be cut by just 0.8%.
La Crosse teachers union president John Havlicek talks about COVID-19’s impact on public schools, systemic racism, and why now isn’t the time to cut education funding.
Keonte R. Turner: Thank you for fighting and marching alongside us. But don’t be our voice.
Tiny Richland Center, population 5,184, in 2019 received a hulking mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, valued at $767,000 from the Pentagon.
Nurse Jayne Swiggum is running for state senate free from any financial influencers and wants to give working people a real voice in the statehouse.
Read this interview with local activist Katrina Sletten about what the protests in La Crosse and beyond against the murder of George Floyd and police brutality mean.
An examination of Census and Household income data for La Crosse County reveals a complex distribution of wealth.
The La Crosse Police Department in 2015 quietly dropped the use of neck restraints as a permissible technique for the city’s police officers.