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The city of Arcadia can’t afford to sponsor a loan for the Arcadia Ambulance Service, the city council decided. “We’d all like to help,” said Mayor Rob Reichwein at last Wednesday’s city council meeting. “But it’s not a wise move for the city right now.” The service needs to borrow about $600,000...
Supervisors are nearing decisions on two potentially notable changes in county government, the hiring of the first-ever administrator and whether to move forward with building a criminal justice center. The county board Monday heard that it may be asked in August to vote on a special committee’s...
Arcadia officials deferred a decision on what to do about the city’s deer park, but were told the animals need better food, shade and genetic management to improve their health. Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department investigator Ronnie Molitor told the city council last Wednesday that a...
After the village of Trempealeau board attempted to set a deadline for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to respond to a floodplain ordinance amendment, the DNR responded last week with disapproval. In their ongoing efforts since a bill negating a 50 percent rule for home...
The Whitehall city council voted down a request by Hi-Crush to end air quality testing at the company’s mine between Whitehall and Independence. Hi-Crush officials told the council last Tuesday that the request was unrelated to the company’s decision to declare bankruptcy. Those officials also told...
The man who pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of a car off of Whitehall’s Main St. will spend the next year behind bars.  Kalifa Fomba, 20, of Whitehall was sentenced to serve one year in jail after his second car theft in less than three months. The most recent theft happened in...

Betsy Peterson of the Honey Pie Boutique presented a check for $3,000 to Beth Stay and Jackie Goplin, Curds for Kids organizers. (Submitted photo)

A local program designed to help area farmers and children is receiving more than just national donations. Fresh off of receiving a $15,000 donation from the national television program “Returning The Favor,” Curds for Kids received a $3,000 donation from a local boutique that launched in March....
The Trempealeau County Health Department and Emergency Management, Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics, School District of Blair-Taylor, and the Wisconsin National Guard are hosting a free COVID-19 testing site at Blair-Taylor High School, N31024 Elland Rd, on July 28 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...
Wednesday, July 8 11:36 — Independence: Caller reported a dog was shut in a car.  12:25 — Whitehall: Caller’s son is threatening to come and hurt him.  13:26 — Melrose: A vehicle is in the middle of the road.  13:30 — Whitehall: Two-vehicle accident reported. No injuries or road blockage.  14:03 —...
A 17-year-old has been charges with two felonies for allegedly kicking and hitting ambulance staff and threatening the arresting officers and their families. Ethan Thomas Horton of 23853 Pinewood Road, Trempealeau, is scheduled to have his initial appearance in Trempealeau County Circuit Court Aug...

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