Mystery Author Probes For Answers In Wis. College Drowning Deaths Over the past 20 years, 11 college-age men have drowned in a popular and powerful river in western Wisconsin. Their deaths have been surrounded by rumors and conspiracy theories. Now, the sad history has inspired a Minnesota man's new series of books.
Police: Suitcases Left At UW-La Crosse Were Not ThreatPolice say the suspicious packages that prompted an evacuation of three dorms at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse were suitcases left behind by a couple of bus passengers and were not a threat. UW-La Crosse police Detective Chris Schuster says a man and a woman were boarding a bus bound for Rochester, Minnesota,
Police: 'Suspicious Package' Found On UW-La Crosse CampusPolice are asking people to avoid a section of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse after the discovery of a suspicious package Tuesday afternoon. The area between 15th Street and Pine Street has been blocked off and a bomb squad has been called in to investigate.
Last Call For La Crescent Phone BoothIn a sign of the times, the final call was made at a La Crescent phone booth this week. Todd Roesler of Ace Communication Group says it's sad to see it go, but it was gathering a lot of dust. "The last phone call that somebody used the telephone booth for was many months ago," Roesler said.
No Injuries In Fire At UW-La Crosse Residence Hall Officials at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse say students were evacuated from a residence hall after an early morning fire in a basement recreation room.
Drunken Crowd Flips Car During Wis. CelebrationPolice say a drunken crowd tossed a dead squirrel around and tipped over a car in La Crosse this past weekend.