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There were fewer new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County over the past week, but positive tests came back at the highest rate since mid-July. The Trempealeau County Health Department announced Monday that there were seven new cases last weekend, bringing the total number of cases in the county to...
The end may finally be in sight for a five-month back-and-forth for the village of Trempealeau in their efforts to pass a floodplain zoning ordinance amendment. Despite a state bill being signed into law on March 3 that removed a controversial 50 percent rule regarding limits to home improvements...
            While the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department may not be enforcing the face-covering mandate issued by Gov. Tony Evers last week, county residents still could be fined if they’re caught violating the order.             The order issued by Evers last Thursday is designed to limit the...
The cancellation of Arcadia’s two premier events of the summer, Broiler-Dairy Days and Ashley for the Arts, have left area taverns like John Jaszewski’s scrambling to make up lost business. Jaszewski’s bar “JR Sport - Jaz On The Tracks” in Arcadia said the two weekends are his biggest weekends of...
At a special meeting of their school board last Wednesday, the Arcadia School District unveiled their plans for reopening this fall.  Highlights of the plan included a mask mandate for students and staff while on school grounds or in school-provided transportation, an expectation that students...
A man and a woman have been charged with theft for allegedly taking from homes in Independence items that included a plastic owl, cement mushrooms and a welcome mat.  Sky Verae Stuebs, 22, of 941 S Cleveland St, Shawano, and Kevin Christianson, 35, of 35209 Lee St., Whitehall, were charged with...
Families who are comfortable with sending their children to school at Blair-Taylor during the COVID-19 pandemic can do so, but the educational opportunities will also be available for those who want to follow live online and to those who have to follow a different schedule. That was a part of the...
Independence officials will explore an offer from the Blair city attorney that the two cities and Whitehall fund an attorney to track the bankruptcy proceedings of Hi-Crush. All three cities have within their borders operations by the sand mining company that has announced it will file for...

A vehicle made its way through the third community COVID-19 testing site in held in Trempealeau County. The most recent tests were held at the Blair-Taylor High school on Tuesday of last week with 121 symptomatic individuals being tested. Full results from the testing were not available as of press time. (Times photo by Andrew Dannehy)

There was a slight increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County last week from two weeks ago, but a decrease in the percentage of positive tests.  The Trempealeau County Health Department reported 36 new cases last week with a positive test rate of 10.6 percent. That was one...
A Rochester, Minn. man lost his life as the result of a motorcycle accident in the town of Glencoe on Sunday. The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department reported Sharmarke Shoble, 24, lost control of his 2011 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle while negotiating a curve going up the hill heading west on Highway...

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