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Dave Estenson

  Various accusations of misconduct were made by women against state senate candidate Dave Estenson while he was working as a police officer in the city of Osseo and village of Strum, according to an investigation conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Estenson — a Republican running...
Students should not be denied the right to a quality meal inside the walls of a public school due to a lack of money in their lunch account. That’s the thought that has the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District reexamining its current policy on school lunch accounts and low balances, a topic...
The Blair city council voted unanimously last week Monday to declare a public emergency in order to expedite the repair process of repairing sewer mains on Highway 95 from Broadway St. to 4th Street.  In a special meeting held on Aug. 18, the city heard from street department manager Andy Graff...
The Whitehall city council heard an update on fundraising efforts for improvements to be made at Col. Larson Park. Project organizer Chasity Huismann has set up a Facebook page with information on the renovation project. Current donations total roughly $1,300, set aside in a specific account...
The Independence School District is looking for a career and technical education (CTE) coordinator to run the district’s Youth Apprenticeship Program after staffing shifts at Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau meant that district could no longer offer services to schools in the Trempealeau Valley Consortium...

James Killian

State prosecutors have asked the state supreme court to overrule two lower courts and allow them to try an Independence man for alleged child sexual assault. Assistant attorney general Kara Janson is asking the state supreme court to overturn a Wisconsin appeals court decision that concluded...

Ethan Knisley of Blair-Taylor stepped through a tackle attempt made by a Whitehall defender during their game on Friday.                  (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The Blair-Taylor football team scored four times in 17 offensive plays to turn what was a tie game through two quarters into a 23-point win in Whitehall last Friday.  B-T coach Andy Nehring said Whitehall is a good football team, noting their physicality as the Norse managed two touchdowns in the...

 

 

  Wednesday, Sept. 7 03:42 — Strum: Caller reported a car hit a deer near the school.  06:10 — Ettrick: Caller reported a game camera was stolen from a field.  07:17 — Ettrick: A car has crossed the center and fog lines. 08:07 — Trempealeau: Gas drive off of $30.08 happened yesterday.  10:03 —...
Arcadia’s city administrator has resigned and the council, according to Mayor Kevin Mayzek, will not begin an immediate search for a replacement. Chad Hawkins, who has been the city administrator for just over three years, has been hired as director of finances for the city of La Crosse. His last...
As the county’s expenses for language interpreters grows, some officials wonder if hiring a translator could be more affordable — an option others noted probably would not be enough. Payments for “the county’s interpreter services are some crazy numbers,” said Supervisor David Orsch at last...

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