While some newly elected members of the county board expressed concern about how the county is borrowing money, supervisors approved an additional $6 million in bonds for roads and other purchases. The supervisors Monday evening voted 15 to two to move ahead with the sale of just over $6 million in...
Rising enrollment will force the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District to add a third classroom for second grade next school year. The district has a policy that requires the district to add another class when its enrollment surpasses 47 students. That number is projected to be 48 next year, but...
A building permit in the city of Galesville will soon cost residents twice as much following a council decision last Thursday to double the cost of such permits to $100. Clerk Jennifer Hess said the proposal came at the recommendation of city building inspector Joe Nordie, Jr., who told Hess the...
The Whitehall city council was told last week that work on Hobson Street is on schedule despite a rainy spring.  The council received an update from Haas Sons regarding the Hobson Street project. Work has proceeded from where they left off last year up to Sunset, with work continuing up to Sheila...
The youngest students across the country have fallen behind after years of nontraditional learning due to a global pandemic–the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District hopes to help those learners catch back up with the addition of two new ESSER-funded teaching positions beginning next school year...

            An empty lot on the corner of Ellis and Scranton streets has long been considered the future home of the Whitehall Public Library, but library officials have begun looking at other plans due to a lack of funding and rising costs.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

After not receiving a grant necessary to construct a new building, Whitehall Public Library officials have begun exploring other options. At its regular meeting last Tuesday, the Whitehall city council approved gave permission for a structural evaluation of 36328 Main Street, the former Oakwood...

            Jeremy Reed, Habitat for Humanity construction manager (from left); Arcadia Mayor Kevin Mayzek; Kahya Fox, habitat executive director; Marcelina Jose; and Rocky Lisowski, human resources manager for Pilgrims, break ground for a habitat home in Arcadia. Jose and her five children will occupy the house on East Wilson Street, which will be built with the help of volunteers and contributions.            (Times photograph by Debbie Foss)

Habitat for Humanity broke ground in Arcadia last Thursday in preparation for a home to be built for a woman and her five children. The home will be constructed at 1109 E. Wilson St. using Arcadia contributions, volunteers and habitat of La Crosse resources.  The Arcadia house is the first to be...

            Whitehall’s Isaac Skoyen made a diving attempt to catch a fly ball during their game against Augusta on Friday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

  The Dairyland Conference title was in striking distance for the Whitehall baseball team at the beginning of last week. By the end, however, the team dropped to fifth in the standings. The Norse still felt good about their chances after a 1-0 loss to DC-leading Eleva-Strum last week Tuesday. A...
The Whitehall golf team came away with a third place finish early last week before taking second later in the week. The Norse still have an outside shot at overtaking Eleva-Strum for second in the Dairyland Conference, but they trail the Cardinals by six points with the final meet set to be played...
Zero. Zilch. Notta. A donut. Call it what you like, Tavian Shramek—the Blair-Taylor pitcher threw a no-hitter in a lopsided conference win over Melrose-Mindoro on Tuesday in a week that saw the Wildcats also fall to Pepin/Alma on Friday. The Wildcats (4-12 this season, 4-9 Dairyland Conference)...

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            Whitehall’s Isaac Skoyen made a diving attempt to catch a fly ball during their game against Augusta on Friday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

  The Dairyland Conference title was in striking distance for the Whitehall baseball team at the beginning of last week. By the end, however, the team dropped to fifth in the standings. The...

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