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All of the players for a potential facilities referendum in the Arcadia School District will be present at a special school board meeting Aug. 2, when the board will learn more about how inflation and rising costs could change the scope of such a project at the elementary school. HSR Associates —...
A face familiar to many in Trempealeau County will replace Lynn Halverson as Blair-Taylor’s elementary school principal. Following a closed session last week Monday, the B-T board of education voted to hire Beth Lisowski to the position. The opening was created when Halverson was promoted to school...
More compensation is on the way for staff members in the Arcadia School District next year after the school board approved raises at its meeting last Monday, one that saw the district also discuss handling a deficit in its 2021-22 budget. The increases include: • A 2.75 percent CPI (consumer price...

            Sarah Burken, a 2022 Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School graduate, completed her youth apprenticeship at her family farm. Burken said the experience confirmed her interest in a career in agriculture, which she plans to explore at UW-River Falls in the fall.            (Submitted photo)

The same joke was made by two Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School students who recently completed a year in the area’s youth apprenticeship program. The program gives students hands-on experience in the workforce and allows them to get paid and explore a career while still in high school. A...
Trempealeau County could face something new this summer: electricity outages caused by not enough power generation. Warnings from the electric grid managers to the distributors of electricity such as Riverland Energy Cooperative, caution that “controlled rolling blackouts” could occur this summer...

 

 

Those hoping the Whitehall School District would solve the need for more child care providers in the area might not have to wait as long as previously thought.  The board had discussed the possibility of building an Early Learning Center (ELC) — which would house a child care center along with four...
Softball players from Blair-Taylor and Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau were honored as first-team players in their divisions by the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association. Lindsay Steien of B-T and Genna O’Neill of G-E-T were both first-team all-state picks. Steien was selected in the Small...

 

 

  Wednesday, June 15 02:33 — Eleva: Caller’s girlfriend hit him in the face.  06:35 — Eleva: A female threatened suicide over the phone.  07:53 — Trempealeau: A tree is in the lane.  08:24 — Osseo: A vehicle came up the caller’s driveway last night at approximately 18:00 and stayed for about 13...
In an attempt to remedy wastewater issues, Associated Milk Producers, Inc. (AMPI) has requested to take ownership of Blair’s wastewater treatment ponds and the land that surrounds the area. Addressing the Blair city council at a special meeting held last week Monday, Wayne Jorgenson, AMPI’s vice...
An Arcadia community soccer club will cover the cost of security cameras for Schank Park and may be in the market to buy the city’s former recreation center. Arcadia United Soccer Club organizer Luis Cruz told the city council last Wednesday that the league would pay for security cameras at Schank...

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