UPDATED: April 17, 2014 - 10:15am
Mumps has appeared in La Crosse County for the first time in years, with one confirmed case and three suspect cases on the UW-La Crosse campus. The virus is showing up in concentrated areas across southern Wisconsin.
UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
Above, a shipping barge on the Upper Mississippi River. Photo: David Levinson (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Wednesday marks a historically late start to the Upper Mississippi River shipping season thanks to a severe winter and record-breaking ice.
UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:30am
La Crosse County Sustainability Coordinatora Nick Nichols, UW-La Crosse student Christa Booman, and Viterbo University student Coleton Lewis are organizing the first BioBlitz at the county's landfill. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR.
In La Crosse County, officials and researchers are trying to organize a first of its kind effort to better understand wildlife at the local landfill. Not much is known about the plants and animals that live there. When University of Wisconsin-La Crosse student Christa Booman first toured the La...
UPDATED: April 14, 2014 - 6:30pm
A row of rental properties near the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR.
Rental properties in La Crosse, which constitute about half of all homes in the city, must now be registered annually.