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The Galesville city council last week approved replacing sections of sidewalk downtown on Main and Gale Streets. Dutch Concrete & Construction, LLC out of Onalaska will be contracted for the work, which will cost $38,920 and includes new sidewalks, replacing steps in front of stores, new curbs...
Area tax bodies will wait a year before receiving the money generated by the City of Galesville’s Tax Increment District 2 following city council action last week. The TID will be extended to possibly generate more funds on interest before being closed in 2025 with the added tax revenue collected...
Following a closed session at last week Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting, the Whitehall city council approved the hiring of several people to staff the city’s aquatic center this summer. The council, at its March meeting, approved the hiring of pool supervisor Sidney Jensen-Schaffner and assistant...

            Clara Byom (right), a 2009 G-E-T High School graduate, returned to G-E-T last Friday to host a musical workshop with students. Byom is a member of Dust City Opera, an alt-rock band with a Swedish record label deal that recently released its new EP, “Cold Hands”.

As Ettrick native Clara Byom spoke in the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School performing arts center last Friday, she wanted to educate students on music and show that a career in the arts might be more sustainable than some currently think. Byom, a 2009 G-E-T High School graduate, returned to the...

 

 

Wednesday, April 3 00:45 — Osseo: Someone tried to break into a male’s shop.  01:11 — Galesville: A tree is blocking a majority of the roadway.  05:40 — Trempealeau: Caller reported tape in a construction area is causing a road hazard because it is blowing around.  06:58 — Galesville: A vehicle...
Cellphone concerns at Independence High School led to a nearly hourlong discussion at last week’s Independence school board meeting. The current student cellphone policy was created by staff and administration at the beginning of the 2023-24 school year. Some staff allow students to have phones on...
The Trempealeau village board last week took a crucial step toward beginning construction on its parkland project addition and narrowed the layout for the initial stage of the park. The board last Thursday unanimously approved selling a community development bond worth just under $3.6 million...
Arcadia city officials approved placement for 125 new trees in the city, bringing to over 900 the number of trees added to the city over the last two years without a cost to taxpayers. The council last Wednesday approved placing the latest crop of trees in several city parks, along Fairfield south...
The Independence city council gave the official go-ahead at last week Monday’s monthly meeting on a new city-wide property value assessment that will bring the city within state standards. After hearing from Mark Garlick of Chimney Rock Appraisal the council unanimously approved accepting the...
A Trempealeau County committee reversed a policy on use of space in the new justice center, allowing community groups to use a second-floor waiting area and the county board room for after hours meetings. “The public owns this building,” said Supervisor Kellen Nelson at Monday’s property committee...

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