The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department announced on Friday that it has a suspect from last week’s homicide in custody.  In a release sent to the Times early Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s department said it developed a suspect early in the investigation and made an arrest for an unrelated...
The former director of the Trempealeau County Human Services department engaged in a wide range of improper financial acts, according to a suit brought by the department’s former fiscal manager. Victoria Pearson, who served as fiscal manager from October 2021 until she was fired in January 2023,...
Just as the new Whitehall Public Library building is completed, it could go under construction again.  The Whitehall city council approved an application for the Flexible Facilities Grant, American Rescue Plan Act money designed for public library construction projects. The approval at last week...
A man who was charged for breaking in and damaging property at three Blair homes before being shot by one of the residents was sentenced after pleading no contest to a pair of charges in Trempealeau County circuit court on May 10.  Shawn Gill, 23, pleaded no contest to two charges of criminal...
A one-time Galesville resident has been charged again with possession of child pornography and now faces six felonies after investigators allegedly found images that included an infant. Clayton William Solberg, 22, of Onalaska, was charged after a deputy, responding to a tip from an anti-child...
An all-day preschool option is coming to the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District beginning with the 2024-25 school year. Head Start, a nationally funded childcare program, offers free preschool for low-income families. The G-E-T school board last Monday unanimously approved allowing its...
A homegrown program aimed at helping children make good choices has school staff “over the moon,” the deputies who developed BADGES told the county board Monday. The successor to DARE in most of Trempealeau County’s schools is designed to keep up with students’ difficulties and how they communicate...
Arcadia officials described as a “great thing” the kick-off of the first-ever Trempealeau County Music Series next month in the city. Arcadia’s event will feature The Mondays June 12 at the Memorial Park Amphitheater, and council member Duane Matelski said he hopes to draw in food vendors for the...
The Arcadia city council delayed issuing a liquor license that could lead to reopening the Detox Bar and Grill until the applicants confirm their Wisconsin residency. Marissa Acosta Perez sought the city’s “reserve” license for $10,000 at last Wednesday council meeting. The license is available to...
An 18-year-old Osseo woman died last week Tuesday after crashing her vehicle on County Highway B in the town of Sumner.  Jadyne Kaufman was found deceased on the scene after being ejected from her vehicle. A release issued by the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department said it had received a crash...

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The Blair-Taylor baseball team clinched at least a tie for the Dairyland Conference title with two wins last week. The team was set to go for the outright crown at home against defending champion...

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