An investigator has begun looking into the actions of the head of the county’s Department of Land Management, including determining whether there has been inappropriate behavior toward current and former female staff members. The investigation, through an attorney with the county’s insurance...
One man was killed and two teenagers were injured in a crash that closed State Road 95 at the U.S. Highway 53 intersection at approximately 7 p.m. last Thursday. Ernest Berg, 68, of Blair was killed after being ejected from his Chevrolet Tahoe and being pinned under the vehicle, according to a...
A man was taken into custody for suspicion of operating while intoxicated after a crash in the town of Dodge Sunday evening, according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department. A release issued by the department stated Richard Klink Jr., 41, was arrested after his Chevrolet Cavalier was...
Though they’re just in the initial planning stages, Whitehall School District administrators are looking at starting a business with an educational opportunity for the students. At last week Monday’s monthly meeting, superintendent Mike Beighley and high school principal Eric Young informed board...
Independence officials may be near deciding where to put the dredged material from Bugle Lake as they consider a plan to build a new shelter near city hall and invite residents to design a new city banner. Member Rich Theisen told the council Monday evening that trucking material from the lake’s...
Area residents aren’t more likely to see flooding this spring but, according to the National Weather Service out of La Crosse, they aren’t necessarily less likely either. The NWS released the first in its series of flood outlooks for the spring season, concluding that the “overall risk for spring...
A federal appeals court has agreed with lower courts that a former county district attorney staff member was not the victim of religious discrimination when she lost her job. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the circumstances around the firing of long-time county employee Nancy...
COVID-19 appears to be mostly under control in Trempealeau County for the moment as there were fewer than 20 new cases for the second straight week and the month of February has the fewest number of cases since last May. The 19 new cases last week, there was a total of 96 new cases in February,...

            Anthony Meier, who confessed to murdering his estranged wife Jill (Wozney) Meier in 1992, is eligible for parole for a second time.            (DOC photo)

The man who served as Anthony Meier’s defense attorney said it’s “about time” the man convicted of murdering his estranged wife, Jill (Wozney) Meier, is up for parole. While the prosecutor for the case remembers the seriousness of the crime, but didn’t think the Wisconsin Parole Commission would...

 

 

Wednesday, Feb. 17 07:13 — Whitehall: Caller hit a deer with the company truck and the truck is disabled. 09:32 — Independence: Shavings are on fire. 10:23 — Whitehall: Caller is upset with a sign that says “&#@$ Biden” and wants it removed. It is on private property, caller wants officer...

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When it comes to production Aaron Jones is coming off of two of the most dynamic seasons in Green Bay Packers history, but the team may have decided to move on a year ago. Jones is already the 11th-...

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