UPDATED: August 14, 2014 - 4:45pm
Above, Gundersen Lutheran Hospital, around which the food desert exists. Photo: Royal Broil (CC-BY-SA).
A recent study by Gundersen Health System shows a third of households in a south La Crosse neighborhood with 5,000 residents are food insecure, higher than the state average of 11 percent.
UPDATED: August 13, 2014 - 6:15pm
One of La Crosse's two public library branches. Photo: Rochelle Hartman (CC-BY).
For the second year in a row, service cuts and a library branch closure will likely be avoided in La Crosse, thanks to a rosy city budget projection for 2015 that will allow the library to avoid an internal budget shortfall.
UPDATED: August 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
Ernie Wittwer giving an interview to WISC-TV, Madison's CBS affiliate. Photo courtesy of Ernie Wittwer.
Recounts are possible in some primary races that ended up with close finishes on Tuesday night — particularly in southwestern Wisconsin, where Ernie Wittwer defeated Pat Bomhack by a mere two votes in a Democratic primary for state Senate.
UPDATED: August 13, 2014 - 9:15am
Two of the key Democratic state Senate primaries on the ballot on Tuesday finished extremely close, setting up the possibility of a recount in one of the districts. The closest race was in the 17th state Senate District Democratic primary in southwest Wisconsin, where Ernie Wittwer topped Pat...