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Gov. Tony Evers (left) and Dodge town chairman Daniel Lilla discuss the town's continued flooding problems last Tuesday. Evers said he would investigate state funding for a feasibility study for the town.(Times photograph by Debbie Foss)

A Dodge resident who has been working with an engineering firm on the community’s persistent high-water troubles may have helped interest the Wisconsin governor in financing a study. Keith Jereczek told Gov. Tony Evers that the SEH engineer with whom he has been working thinks it might be possible...
The Whitehall city council approved two agreements that will advance plans to reconstruct Hobson Street beginning in 2021. One of the contracts approved by the council last Tuesday is for SEH engineering to help the city apply for a Community Development Block Grant, the size of which would...
A recently proposed bill affecting state residents living within the floodplain was signed into law by Governor Tony Evers on March 3. Act 175 eliminates a “50 percent rule” regarding the limit nonconforming homeowners can spend total to modify their home relative to the value of the structure if...
The Trempealeau village board approved a sewer credit of $4,585.41 to Pinewood Court as compensation for 480,433 gallons of water lost in 2019 due to pipe leaks. In a resolution first instituted in 2016 with the mobile home community, the village has paid Pinewood Court annually for the difference...

Rep. Ron Kind opened Friday's listening session with various talking points before hearing from a crowd of about 30 area residents in the county board room at the Trempealeau County Government Center in Whitehall. (Times photo by Andrew Dannehy)

The comments Congressman Ron Kind — representative for Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district, which includes Trempealeau County — heard from the roughly 30 people at his listening session in Whitehall on Friday varied, but the most common came from residents who want better roads, whole milk in...
Independence residents may keep a flock of up to six chickens under an ordinance adopted by the city council Monday. The ordinance was adopted by a narrow three-to-two vote on the council, which continues to have one vacant seat. Members Rich Theisen and Brad Rebarchek voted against the ordinance....
The lengthy dispute about an invalidated annexation of about 1,250 acres from the town of Lincoln by the city of Whitehall for a proposed sand mine is still inching its way to resolution. The city has issued a check to the township for just under $84,000 for the town’s legal expenses for the nearly...
Controlling how Wisconsin sets its legislative districts is the “most important issue” facing state voters, said Sen. Jeff Smith, (D-Eau Claire) at a listening session in Whitehall. “If we don’t get this accomplished,” Smith told a group of about 10 individuals last Thursday, “lawmakers will not...
Rep. Ron Kind will hold a listening session in Whitehall on Friday at 11 a.m.  Each year, Kind holds listening sessions in all 18 counties of Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District to hear from Wisconsinites about the issues that matter most to them and invites all constituents in the area to...
Those planning to open a new frac sand mine on 1,269 acres in Independence were granted a 90-extension on a city permit to allow them to solidify contracts with investors. The four-to-one vote Monday to grant the extension to Cameron Rail for the city’s conditional use permit came after an appeal...

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