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After a successful debut in La Crosse County on May 29, health departments in Buffalo, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau and Vernon counties have partnered to develop and launch the Coulee COVID-19 Compass.  “COVID-19 doesn’t respect county borders, so collaboration and partnerships...
Arcadia officials endorsed federal engineers taking the next step in their planning of flood works for the city, but made it clear the city was not fully committing to the project. The city’s letter, approved by the council last Wednesday, encourages a division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
The Arcadia city council has approved making on offer on an as-yet-undisclosed property that would serve as a new city hall. After an hour closed session Monday, the council unanimously voted to offer an unspecified amount and terms for the property. Mayor Rob Reichwein said there appears to be...
Arcadia officials are scheduled to reconsider their previous decision to not rent shelters in city parks this summer because of concerns about COVID-19. The council at its next regular meeting of June 17 will take a second look at whether the shelters can be safely used. The council previously...
The city of Blair’s park committee is trying to open the city’s aquatic center by July 15, but with some adaptations for the short season.  Wanda Cartrette told the council that the city’s aquatic center will only be open to Blair-Taylor School District students and maintain a maximum capacity of...
Despite the passing of a bill to eliminate cost prohibitions on improvements to get nonconforming buildings above the floodplain, residents in the village of Trempealeau still cannot move forward under the new law. Wisconsin Act 175 was signed into law on March 3, but due to more restrictive...
The Independence council approved a site plan for a Dollar General store to be constructed at the corner of Highway 93 and Indee Boulevard. The plan approved Monday evening shows a store comparable in size to one built in Arcadia. Access will be off Indee Boulevard, according to the plan. Mayor...
The committee charged with overseeing building a new county justice center approved both seeking bids on preliminary designs for the work and a plan to seek residents’ opinions on the project. The county’s construction consultant, The Samuels Group, will advertise the request for proposals in time...
Trempealeau County sales tax revenue dropped nearly 21 percent in March, the first month business activity was notable affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. County clerk Paul Syverson reported that the county collected $143,474.56 in sales tax revenue in March, compared to $181,964 in March, 2019....

Rob Grover (top center) showed off his Trempealeau County shirt to former vice president and current presidential candidate Joe Biden during a round table discussion streamed online last week.           

“It feels like rural Wisconsin gets forgotten about,” Rob Grover, Trempealeau County economic development and tourism coordinator, told presidential candidate Joe Biden. Grover was given the chance to speak with the former vice president under Barak Obama and current democratic presidential nominee...

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