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Independence council members narrowed the range of prices they’re considering for lots in the city-developed Markham Addition residential project, and could reach a final decision in May. After meeting with representatives of Northern Investment Company, council members Rick Theisen and Jason Ekern...

Members of the Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors were sworn in for new terms by Trempealeau County Circuit Court Judge Rian Radtke last Wednesday. (Times photo by Debbie Staff) 

The Trempealeau County board selected a new chair to succeed Tim Zeglin who angered two county employees and several citizens during a public meeting in January. John Aasen, previously vice chairman, was elected chair on the second ballot by supervisors last Tuesday during the board...
Work may begin soon on a four-lot residential development west of Fairfield Street in Arcadia after city officials approved the project. The project, to be developed by Richard Schank, includes a new road that could lead to additional homes further west of those approved by the city council Monday...
The incumbents mostly emerged victorious as there were very few changes following a controversial spring election. The election was briefly postponed until June after Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order, but that order was fought by the Legislature and the Wisconsin Supreme Court overruled...
The county human services department is offering a “Caring Call Line” for individuals who would like to receive periodic check-up calls. “Moving through this health crisis can be extremely difficult and scary for many people,” said Deb Suchla, director of the Trempealeau County Department of Human...
The county executive finance committee will recommend to the new county board that an organization meeting that would include electing a new board chair be delayed until May in hopes COVID-19 restrictions would be lessened. The committee Tuesday concluded that the easiest way to hold the secret...
Independence officials approved seeking bids for streets and other improvements for a city-backed residential development, approved zoning for the project but have not yet agreed on a price for the lots. The city’s engineering firm, Short Elliott Hendrickson, will advertise for bids April 15 and 22...
Any doubt about if the polls would be open this coming Tuesday was erased last week when a representative from the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) said the election would proceed as planned.  At the Whitehall school board meeting last week Monday, board president George Everson — who also...
While voters in just one board of supervisors’ district have a choice of two candidates, the county board is still likely to see at least three new members after Tuesday’s election. In the only contested race, John Krett is challenging incumbent Beth Killian who has held the District Seven...
There will be two challenges for spots on the Blair city council while a third incumbent will run unopposed. First and Second Ward city residents will have choices in Tuesday’s election as incumbents Wanda Cartrette (First Ward) and Jill Anderson (Second Ward) are being challenged by Nathan Dahl...

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