Sparta

Early voting begins in Wisconsin

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Early in-person absentee voting starts October 20 across Wisconsin. Voters will be able to go to their municipal clerk's office or other designated locations…

Monroe County DA won't prosecute DHS order violations

SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) -- Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger Wednesday announced that he will not prosecute any referrals related to the state's order restricting the size of crowds that can gather in public places in the state to 25%…

Monroe County sharing story of Cuban refugees

SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) -- The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum is telling the story of Cuban refugees that stayed at Fort McCoy in the 1980s through Oct. 17. The exhibit, called "Lost Voices of Mariel," explores the experience…

Monroe County reports 3rd COVID-19 death

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -- The Monroe County Health Department reported Tuesday that a third resident has died of COVID-19. The resident was a woman in her 80s who had been hospitalized. The previous two deaths were both men in…