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.
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Evictions Rise Across La Crosse County As Moratorium Ends
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.
City budget crunch
“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.
SPACE BEATS AND BREAKFAST EATS WITH TOASTER GHOST
La Crosse band Toaster Ghost on their sci-fi infused music, favorite breakfasts and releasing their first album.
A Tenant’s Union for La Crosse
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.
THE INDY ep1: DAYS OF OUR PANDEMIC
Join us for the first episode of The Indy podcast as we discuss COVID-19, Joe Biden, and much more.
Essential Labor: On the Job with A La Crosse EMT
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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