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Robert Hinrichs, 58, of Osseo was yelling for help after being trapped under a Utility-Terrain Vehicle for several hours before his calls were finally heard and he was rescued.  That was according to a release sent by the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department, which reported that Hinrichs was...

Laura Farrah (left), director of community programs for the Trempealeau County Health Care Center, and Shelly Rietmann, program manager, preview one of the rooms at Willowbrook, a residential treatment center opening in the former health care center building. Willowbrook earned its license last week and is expected to welcome its first clients this week. (Times photo by Debbite Foss)

It has taken about nine months longer than expected for the new residential treatment center in the refurbished county health care center to open — a delay worth the wait for Laura Farrah who has wished for the this type of program for 17 years. The 15-bed Willowbrook treatment program is expected...
A former Eleva resident who was charged with sexually abusing his children for years is scheduled to plead no contest to two felony counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child. Sentencing for Richard Getter, 55, formerly of Eleva and Holcomb and an inmate in the Clark County jail, is...
Wednesday, July 22 10:01 — Blair: Garbage bags are in the road.  11:33 — Whitehall: Caller’s son just hit him. Caller wants him removed from the residence; thinks he is under the influence of drugs.  13:42 — Eleva: A female is refusing to return her father’s vehicle. She does not have permission to...
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association board of control voted to delay the start of the fall sports season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also allow to allow some schools to move their fall sports into the spring season. With an 8-3 vote, the board approved conducting the fall sports...
Congressional Democrat and incumbent Ron Kind, who faces a primary challenger Aug. 11 and one of two Republicans eyeing a seat in a district that went for President Donald Trump in 2016, has three times the campaign funds of any of his competitors. With cash on hand topping $1.5 million, Kind has...
Wednesday, July 15 10:42 — Osseo: Seven head of cattle are missing.  12:10 — Eleva: A female is driving around blaring her music and yelling at people.  12:38 — Galesville: A truck lost a large piece of metal that is now in the roadway.  14:32 — Trempealeau: The caller was passed by a car at an...
  The town of Preston was among 21 municipalities receiving funding from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL), announced last week by state treasurer Sarah Godlewski. The town will receive $350,000 in financing for a new town hall and shop. The shop is being built on the east side of...
Nothing says emergency management like being hired in the midst of a pandemic and then responding to reports of a tornado. “When I come to work,” said Dustin Stevens, Trempealeau County’s new director of emergency management, “I have no idea what I’ll be doing.” Stevens did not come to his new post...

Carl McKeeth handed over the keys to the Arcadia High School art room to his daughter, Taryn McKeeth.            (Submitted photo)

For Taryn McKeeth, taking over her father Carl McKeeth’s art room has been a dream since it was her after-school sanctuary as a child. It became a dream realized this past month, as she was hired to assume her father’s role for 22 years as Arcadia High School art teacher. “I have wanted to be an...

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