Connect with us


Huesmann appointment leaves opening for municipal judge in Onalaska, other towns

New municipal judge needed for much of La Crosse County, after current judge moves up to circuit court



One opening in La Crosse County courts leads to another.


A new municipal court judge is needed for several communities in the county, with the appointment of current Municipal Judge Mark Huesmann to the circuit court.

Candidates interested in the municipal court seat are invited to apply with the city attorney in Onalaska by July 28.

Interviews for the post will be conducted in early August. The person chosen as municipal judge would serve until the April election.

Huesmann will succeed retiring La Crosse Circuit Court Judge Todd Bjerke at the end of this month.

Besides serving Onalaska, the municipal judge for the Coulee Region would also hear cases for Holmen, Bangor, West Salem and the towns of Campbell, Rockland, and Shelby.

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.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *