September 15, 2014 - 5:15pm
Some railway companies are in the process of replacing old tankers. Photo: Woodley Wonder Works (CC-BY).
The Sierra Club is suing the federal government, demanding that old, more vulnerable tankers carrying Bakken crude oil be pulled off the tracks.
September 12, 2014 - 9:10pm
Police in La Crosse County unveiling the new drug droposs boxes last July. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
As a way to cut back on the prescription drug abuse — an issue that is often cited as a gateway to heroin and other drug addictions — the Drug Enforcement Administration introduced new rules on how to dispose prescription drugs this week.
September 10, 2014 - 6:25pm
Gov. Scott Walker said that even if a federal appeals court allows a formerly secret state investigation into his campaign to proceed, the inquiry could hit a wall in state court.
September 3, 2014 - 10:15am
UW-La Crosse students make their way through campus on the first day of classes for the Fall 2014 semester. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
More than $241 million in major, long-term building projects underway at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, meaning students there will soon traverse a campus very different from the one they're familiar with now.