Bail for a man accused of sexually assaulting and using drugs with a then 15-year-old Arcadia girl has been reduced and his trial moved to November. John Wesley Jones Jr., 60, remained in Trempealeau County Jail Monday. His cash bail was reduced from $30,000 to $5,000 last Wednesday. His trial was...
An apparently homeless man who climbed off a train, allegedly trespassed in houses Caledonia and Trempealeau and reportedly called himself “the holy one” before being tased by police will likely undergo a competency hearing. Seamus McGrath, 20, who listed his address as a homeless shelter in...
Arcadia’s newest flood control project performed well following recent rains while officials continued to clear hurdles to a higher Turton Creek levee and heard a grant may help with a west-side flood project. City operations director Rollie Conrad said a few streets flooded following recent heavy...
A meeting last month has the Trempealeau village board considering whether it should be managing the boat landing on Lock and Dam Road, currently run by the state Department of Natural Resources. The DNR currently leases the land and boat landing from the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), and high...
Possible adjustments to Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) within the contracts of Arcadia School District administrators were clarified by the Arcadia School Board last week. The board approved administrative contracts for 2024-26 at its June meeting but asked for more information regarding...

            Lori Frerk began her tenure as superintendent of the Arcadia School District this month. Frerk said she hopes to be an involved leader in the community and believes the district’s job is to produce educated, prepared members of the community.                 (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

Although Lori Frerk had never heard of Arcadia before a recruiter connected her to the school district’s open superintendent position, it didn’t take long for the longtime Green Bay East High School principal to see there was potential in the Trempealeau County community. Frerk, who was hired as...
Holmen broke open a summer baseball game in Arcadia last Wednesday with seven scores in the fifth inning. The game, which ended as a 10-4 victory for Holmen, was Post 17’s lone contest last week.  Arcadia (6-5 this summer) visited Fall Creek on Tuesday and Black River Falls on Wednesday to close...

            Oliver Marley, the first baseman for the G-E-T Post 354 19U legion baseball team, tagged out a West Salem runner during a 3-2 loss to the hosts last Thursday at West Salem High School.        (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

A pair of losses last week ended the 2024 regular season for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau Red Hawks Post 354 19U legion baseball team. Post 354 (7-9 this summer) fell in a game at West Salem High School last Thursday before closing the regular season with another tight effort in Coon Valley on...

 

 

Wednesday, July 10 01:10 — Blair: A disabled vehicle is alongside the road.  01:16 — Whitehall: A male is walking around buildings.  07:41 — Trempealeau: The caller reported a loose dog is coming out in the roadway.  09:12 — Eleva: The caller’s husband is making threats.  10:37 — Eleva: A male is...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO July 29, 1999 The Whitehall Lions Club chose a Girl Scout, church, and school leader as its 1999 Citizen of the Year. Kay Nelson of rural Whitehall was presented the award during the club’s meeting held Monday at the Melby Park shelter. Nelson, a teacher at the Pigeon Falls K-1...

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Holmen broke open a summer baseball game in Arcadia last Wednesday with seven scores in the fifth inning. The game, which ended as a 10-4 victory for Holmen, was Post 17’s lone contest last...

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