Nearly 4,000 workers have left the La Crosse area labor force since February, a worrying statistic the official unemployment rate conceals.
A total of 366 applicants are on waiting lists for public housing in La Crosse.
A group of moms say the La Crosse County Family court system is forcibly reuniting children with abusive fathers.
Cia Siab, Inc., which celebrated its 4th birthday this week, remains the only fully bilingual, bicultural provider of services for victims of crime in La Crosse county.
Police have been attempting to clear Cameron Park of homeless people in recent nights.
A moratorium that prevented the city from applying late fees to utility bills ends July 25.
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.
“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.
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.