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County board members voted down both making the county a Second Amendment sanctuary and letting county voters decide in moves the measure’s supporters called “disappointing” and “frustrating.” The board’s first vote Monday on whether to ask voters in 2022 if the county should resist any new “...
The Wisconsin Department of Justice has determined that the city of Whitehall did not provide sufficient reasoning for closing a meeting June 8 on problems with its wastewater treatment system. Trempealeau County District Attorney John Sacia said he would convey to the city’s attorney, Christopher...
The county’s director of human services, under investigation following complaints from staff, said she has not been given access to the information. “The county has not provided me with any details about the number or nature of the alleged complaints,” said Deb Suchla in a statement made after...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school district adjusted their masking policy for summer school to “masks optional” for their first session that started this week. At their regular board meeting last Monday, district superintendent Michele Butler cited lowering case numbers, increasing vaccination...
Nearly a year later, a Trempealeau man has been arrested for operating under the influence of a controlled substance, causing a crash that killed Monica Knepper, 57, also of Trempealeau, according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department. Micah Harris, 40, was taken into custody last Friday...
For the third time this year, the Whitehall area will be home to a sex offender who has been released from prison.   A press release sent by the Whitehall Police Department said Timothy Brantner, 52, will be released on June 29. Brantner pleaded guilty of repeated first-degree sexual of the same...

            Jackson Konter of Independence/Gilmanton raced home to beat the tag of Tyler Thompson of Blair-Taylor during their regional game last week.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

For the third time in their last four chances, the Independence/Gilmanton baseball team has qualified for the sectional round. The 2021 version of the Indees did what the 2017 and 2018 teams were able to accomplish by getting timely hitting and strong pitching in wins over two fellow Dairyland...

 

 

Wednesday, June 9 01:08 — Strum: Officer is out with two vehicles with open intoxicants inside. 07:24 — Strum: A tree limb is partially in the roadway. 08:51 — Galesville: Theft of a catalytic converter from a truck. 10:35 — Trempealeau: The lady next door was yelling at the concrete and...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO June 27, 1996 The Whitehall district school board last week turned down a grievance filed by a district teacher. The board heard the grievance from Deanna Matchey at a conference held in closed session Thursday night. After consulting with its legal counsel for labor negotiations, the...
              With heat indexes near 100 degrees Fahrenheit every day last week, the Blair-Preston Fire Department offered attendees of the Wheel-R-On-In car show a chance to cool off in a sprinkler last Thursday. The car show was held on Broadway St., shutting down the city’s downtown area for the...

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