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Wisconsin ag department seeks applications for youth council

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is accepting applications from high school seniors for the new Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council. Self-nominations, which have an Aug. 21 deadline, include a one-page application, resume, 300-word essay,…

Third suspect arrested in June 11 Sparta slaying

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the June 11 slaying of Anthony Koopman in Sparta. Eric Borges, 32, of Milwaukee was arrested at about 10:30 p.m. Aug. 12 in Milwaukee in connection with the…

La Crosse County reports 9 new cases of COVID-19

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The La Crosse County Health Department is reporting 9 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday, August 14. The county has 957 total cases, with 836 of those considered recovered (87%), 6 know to be currently…