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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...
The Arcadia Arts Initiative held monthly art contests from April to June with winners coming from throughout the area.  The April contest’s theme was “Home” and the winners were Claire Wolfe of Cochrane with a colorful drawing of a house and Jeri Harper of Trempealeau with a poem and abstract...
Artists who want to show their work and those who want to see it will have an avenue to safely do so thanks to a program by the Shirley M. Wright Memorial Library in Trempealeau. A community art show will be available both online and in person from Aug. 10 to Aug. 24. Library officials are asking “...
Three years ago, a phone call changed the course of Corey and Nancy Boehm’s lives. Corey’s father had been hospitalized for dehydration and malnutrition, and was also diagnosed with dementia. The diagnosis was jarring for the Boehm’s, as Corey put his career on hold to take care of his father and...

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. ...
The Whitehall Lions club has announced the giving of over $6,000 to businesses and organizations who have been forced to shut down or change their business methods due to the corona virus epidemic.   “We wish we could do so much more, but we have limited resources”, said Queen Lion Deb Tidquist,...

Rev. Woodrow Pace will be honored with a ceremony after his last mass at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Independence later this month. (Submitted photo) 

  Independence and Whitehall residents are planning a celebration to honor Father Woodrow Pace who is leaving Ss. Peter and Paul and St John’s Catholic Churches at the end of the month. Pace’s last mass will be at 10:15 a.m. on July 26 at SSPP. Following mass, a social with appetizers will be held...
  A county committee this week is scheduled to interview three candidates for the task of designing a new criminal justice center. The county’s building oversight committee selected Venture of Milwaukee, Potter Lawson of Madison and BKV of Minneapolis to interview Tuesday. The companies’ fees for...

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