As a new record for new COVID-19 cases was set last week, the Trempealeau County Health Department is stretched beyond its tracing limits. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 611 new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County, smashing the previous record of 460 set in November of 2020....
The city of Whitehall has hired as a new police officer a woman who will complete her training in May. “I think everyone seems to be having some trouble finding officers,” said Whitehall Mayor Jeff Hauser. “This seemed like a good approach for us.” The state will cover the tuition for Nicole Stanek...
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the lives of students across the country, and the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school district has plans to help children who might need more social and emotional help as a result. The G-E-T school board last Monday discussed two new...
As last week Monday’s Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board meeting was set to feature closed session talks regarding “contract extensions for administrators”, three of the five people who spoke during the public comment portion of Monday’s meeting did so in support of high school principal Troy...

            This building located on College Ave. in Galesville was among those discussed by the Galesville city council as a possible new location for city hall. The building is currently owned by the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Elected officials in Galesville are starting the conversation on planning for a new administrative home. The Galesville city council last Thursday discussed the need for a new city hall, as the current building is approaching the end of its usability. Mayor Vince Howe told the Times that nothing is...
The Blair-Taylor High School boys basketball team played in two very different games last week, losing a nail biter to Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran on Thursday before breezing by Brookwood on Saturday. The Wildcats sit at 5-5 on the season and were scheduled for a busy week, hosting Gilmanton on...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro High School wrestling team won both of its duals last week, the first a dominating performance over Viroqua on Tuesday before beating Wrightstown at an Aquinas dual on Friday. The Titans were scheduled to visit Kasson/Mantorville on Tuesday as well as...
The Blair-Taylor High School girls basketball team started about as strong as a team could hope in both of its wins last week. The Wildcats (12-1 overall, 6-0 Dairyland Conference) opened the week with a big win over Gilmanton on Tuesday, allowing just 21 points before making quick work of...

            Arcadia junior Connor Weltzien passed to a teammate after driving the lane in the first half of a loss to Onalaska Luther last Tuesday.                        (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

After a couple of lopsided losses to two of the top teams in the area and Coulee Conference, the Raiders lost a close nonconference game last week. Arcadia opened the week with a 75-42 loss to Onalaska Luther last week Tuesday. The Knights are second in the Coulee Conference behind only West Salem...
The Whitehall girls basketball team dominated in the paint as they picked up a nonconference win last week. The Norse pulled down 47 rebounds as they beat Black River Falls 62-42 at home last week Monday. They were scheduled to play at Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran last Friday, but the game was...

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The Blair-Taylor High School boys basketball team played in two very different games last week, losing a nail biter to Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran on Thursday before breezing by Brookwood on...

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