Wisconsin's first college-run hydroelectric dam project is now scheduled to be up and running by spring.
WLSU Newsmakers - Western Technical College Building Referendum
La Crosse, Wisconsin - This morning, Western staff broke ground on the new Western Technical College truck and heavy equipment facility. This project is the first of six referendum-funded facility projects and is a 2 phase project.
Western Technical College officials broke ground Thursday on a $4.1 million addition for training diesel and heavy equipment technicians. It is the first project to get underway from Western's $80 million referendum in the fall.
Leaders at one area community college are hoping a new building addition will give students an edge in the job market.
Voters in 11 counties will have their say on the 80 million dollar referendum for facilities improvement of Western Technical College this November.
Western Technical College is a textbook example of how your taxpayer dollars pay off for developing a quality, educated workforce in the 7 Rivers Region.
Western Technical College’s appeal to voters for $79.8 million marks the biggest referendum in the school’s 100-year history.
On Monday, Western Technical College's District Board approved a resolution allowing the college to hold a referendum, in November, for campus improvements.
Western Technical College has been a La Crosse landmark for a century. But the Western Technical College District Board said if it's going to survive the next 100 years, it's going to need to make some serious changes.
Western Technical College officials will ask voters to approve a $79.8 million referendum in November to help pay for future building projects.