At least 12 law enforcement officers currently working in La Crosse County and the surrounding areas have been fired or forced out from previous jobs in law enforcement, according to an investigation by The Badger Project.
At least 12 current officers in western Wisconsin were fired or forced out from previous jobs in law enforcement
Legislature quietly and unanimously enact legislation intended to improve policing hiring transparency, reduce bad apples
With little fanfare and no opposition, a bill proponents hope will cut down on bad apples in law enforcement passed the legislature and was signed by the governor way back in November.
Illinois, Michigan combine for more than $600 million in 2021 tax revenue from recreational marijuana
While Wisconsin considers medical marijuana, neighboring states reap the rewards
UW volleyball coach Sheffield earned $100k bonus for winning national championship
Winning a national championship is a dream come true — but for UW coaches, it’s also a big payday.
Other states have had success with wildlife bridges, so where are Wisconsin’s?
Crossing structures can reduce crashes by as much as 80 percent in some areas of the country
Deer caused about three times the reimbursable damage compared to wolves in state last year
Wisconsin DNR paid more than $1 million for wildlife damage to crops, livestock and dogs in 2020
Public money is pouring in for rural broadband. Will it go where it’s needed most?
Rural communities scramble to use tidal wave of public funding
City of La Crosse agrees to release records, pay legal fees; The Badger Project drops lawsuit
The La Crosse Police Department had initially rejected a records request on an ex-police officer.
State announces current round of internet expansion grants; big carriers get little to nothing
Frontier, Charter and TDS had asked for tens of millions in funding.
Sued by Wisconsin and fresh off bankruptcy, Frontier Communications asks state for $35 million in grants
The phone and internet company has already received more than $180 million from the federal government to improve service in the state