rally for Michael Brown Ferguson Sunday

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

How Ferguson could be America's future

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have been described as a mirror into contemporary America, but they are also something else: A crystal ball.

Look past the headlines -- the debates over race and police militarization…

Latest Best Of Stories

squirrel

WKBT, News8000.com

News 8 Eye Piece: Nutty Squirrels

Those nutty animals are the focus of Friday’s News 8 Eye Piece from chief photographer Chuck Oedsma.

Roku kiln

WKBT, News8000.com

News 8 Eye Piece: Fire in the Valley

News 8 photographer John Schmidt takes us to Coon Valley where News 8's own Master Control Operator Jeff Guin shows us…

La Crosse and District Pipes and Drums

WKBT, News8000.com

News 8 Eye Piece: Pipes and Drums

In this week’s Eye Piece, News 8’s Chief Photographer Chuck Oedsma met up with the La Crosse & District Pipe & Drums…

Irresistible

Entertainment

  • Nicki Minaj at 2012 Grammy Awards

    Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

    Boa bites dancer during 'Anaconda' rehearsal

    A 6-foot-long boa constrictor named Rocky stole the show Friday during a rehearsal for Nicki Minaj's performance of "Anaconda" at the MTV Video Music Awards…

Sports

Politics

Family

  • Ferguson Mo demonstration Tuesday night

    REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

    Talking to kids about race and class

    Talking about race and class makes people uncomfortable.

    If that were not the case, we'd have more open conversations about these issues with our friends,…

Money

Weather

  • Bardarbunga volcano

    TV2 Iceland

    Alert raised in Iceland for volcano

    Iceland closed the airspace near the Bardarbunga volcano on Saturday, warning that significant emission of ash into the atmosphere is likely.

    The Icelandic…

Technology

  • SpaceX explosion

    Becky Maks

    SpaceX rocket blows up after launch

    A small rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.

    Debris from the SpaceX F9R rained down from…

Contests & Features

Cutest Kid Contest

Cutest Kid Contest

Vote now for the Cutest Kid Contest!

News 8 Giveaways

News 8 Giveaways

Visit WKBT News8000 on Facebook and click the "Giveaways" button below our cover photo to see the latest contest.

Hire A Hero

As service members transition to civilian life, it's important for employers to recognize the value veterans bring to the workforce.

Most Popular

The Compassion Project

Pinterest

WKBT News8000 on Pinterest

Follow Us on Pinterest