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Five Drug Drop-Off Sites Ready In Lax County This Weekend



Members of La Crosse County’s Heroin Task Force will get some hands-on experience in battling drug abuse this weekend…

They’ve been asked to gather old medicine at drop-off sites on Saturday, as part of a nationwide drug collection campaign. Rita Von Haden from the Coulee Council on Addiction has been organizing the local drop-off. She says the drugs collected here will be sent to Eau Claire, at first, and then taken to a regional center for burning.

Local disposal sites will include the Viterbo Fine Arts Center, the Onalaska and Holmen police stations, and the CESA-4 offices in West Salem.  Hours are from 10 to 2 on Saturday.



















A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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