Here in La Crosse, the United States Postal Service warns its carriers that as weather warms up, postal workers are more likely to suffer dog bites.
About 100 miles northeast of La Crosse lives a man who has been driving tractor-trailers across this country for 31 years. He's driven a mind-boggling 4.4 million miles in that time, and done it without a single truck accident.
The month of March is dedicated nationwide to making people more aware of the dangers of brain injuries. The Brain Injury Association of America says that during Brain Injury Awareness Month, it wants to make sure that everyone understands that "individuals who sustain brain injuries must have timely access to expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, lifelong disease management and individualized services and supports in order to live healthy, independent and satisfying lives. "
Proponents of medical marijuana have made headway in a number of states, though not yet here in Wisconsin. Proponents make powerful arguments that marijuana can help alleviate pain in some seriously ill people.
A city 250 miles southeast of La Crosse has been ordered to pay $5.18 million to the estate of a 15-year-old boy in a wrongful death lawsuit.
A truck driver who stopped and parked his tractor-trailer in the fast lane of a freeway far from La Crosse has been charged in a crash that killed a driver who rear-ended the big rig.
WXOW TV of La Crosse recently reported on a horrific wrong-way car accident in which three college students were killed.
Last summer, an 11-year-old boy had his ears bitten off when he was attacked by a vicious dog. Now the boy far from us in La Crosse has suffered another tremendous loss, this time losing his mother to a battle with Lupus.