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Numerous county attractions and businesses have been nominated for 2020 Best of River awards by a magazine that promotes attractions along the Mississippi River. The winners of multiple nominations include the Oak Park Inn in Whitehall that was nominated in four categories: Best B&B, Best Inn,...
  The staff of Arcadia Public Library are just a few weeks away from completing the move of books and furniture into new space at the Wanek Center, but the fate of the city’s soon-to-be-empty Carnegie library is still unknown. Head librarian Jennifer Losinski told the city council last Wednesday...
  In-person hunter and recreational vehicle education classes will resume July 13 under a set of guidelines and safety protocols released Friday by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Recreational Safety and Outdoor Skills Section under Phase II of the Wisconsin State Government Bounce...
  The next opportunity to give blood in Arcadia in 2020 will be on Thursday, July 16, at a new location, the Wanek Center.   The drive will be from 1-to-6 p.m with the whole members of  VERSITI (Blood Center of Wisconsin/La Crosse on hand be here to help you give the “gift of life”. The goal is to...
  The cities of Blair, Independence and Whitehall are reviewing their reclamation agreements with Hi-Crush Inc. in light of the sand mining company’s announcement it will likely file for bankruptcy. Hi-Crush Inc. announced last Thursday that it expects to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its...
  As the Independence Day holiday approaches, ReadyWisconsin is encouraging everyone to keep their celebrations safe this summer. “With several communities canceling their public Independence Day events this year due to concerns about COVID-19, many people may think it’s a good idea to set off...
  The annual Fourth of July celebration by the Galesville Lions Club won’t be what it usually is, but a few key ingredients will remain in 2020. Many of the events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the car show will go on. The show, hosted by Ram Rods Car Club, will run from 8 a...

The ribs showing an older buck in Arcadia's Rudy Klink Deer Park created controversy on social media last week. (Times photo by Andrew Dannehy)

A picture and comments on social media about a thin buck deer — a deer whose keeper said is just getting old — has set off a stampede of objections to the city of Arcadia. “We are doing everything humanly possible to make sure we’re doing what we should about this deer,” said Arcadia city manager...
  The application period for the 2021 bear hunting season opened July 1 after the successful completion of legislative review. The application deadline remains Dec. 10. Applicants are reminded to be aware of the new bear management zone boundaries as their usual hunting grounds may change to a new...

The Arcadia city council voted to keep the city parks and green spaces closed last week due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Times photo by Andrew Dannehy) 

The county’s escalating number of COVID-19 cases prompted the Arcadia city council to keep parks and green space closed and to deny a permit for a political rally that could have attracted 500 people.  The council had set their meeting of last Wednesday as a date to reconsider whether to keep city...

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