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With nearly 4,500 acres in the county being eyed as sites for solar arrays, county land use planners are hoping to at least influence the state officials who will be deciding if and how the installations will be built. “There will be changes to the land that we’re definitely going to notice,” said...

            Members of the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau high school band practiced during a class last month. The band was recently selected to represent Wisconsin at the Peal Harbor Memorial Parade in Hawaii next December, an honor band director Tony Kading said his students take a lot of pride in.           (Times photographs by Benjamin Pierce) 

When Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School band teacher Tony Kading first opened a letter telling him that his students had been selected to perform in the annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade, he thought he was being scammed. He couldn’t let that go to chance, so he dialed the number on the invite....

The Thrill of Victory

            Independence/Gilmanton wrestlers and coaches celebrated a pin during last Thursday’s Dairyland Conference dual victory over Whitehall. The dual win put the Indees in the lead in the Dairyland Conference at 2-0 on the season.    (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The Independence and Gilmanton school boards last Wednesday both approved extending the sports cooperative agreement between the two schools to include basketball and volleyball.  The schools already had an agreement in place for cross country, football, wrestling, track and field, baseball and...

 

 

  Wednesday, Jan. 18 07:09 — Arcadia: Caller requested an officer to assist with a juvenile who is refusing to go to school.  08:38 — Galesville: A stray dog showed up this morning.  11:56 — Blair: Caller wants a welfare check on a neighbor that he has not seen in a week.  13:17 — Galesville:...
A feud between two city officials at last month’s Galesville city council meeting ended with a response from the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office, according to a report obtained by the Times. The report, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and received on Thursday,...

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The state’s high court has agreed to hear a case against an Independence man who lower courts said could not be prosecuted for child sexual assault because it would subject him to unconstitutional double jeopardy.  The Wisconsin Supreme Court decision could determine whether the state can bring to...
Arcadia’s city-owned recreation center is one of the things that makes the community attractive, fans of the center told city officials who have been discussing the costs of the older building. “A lot of us care deeply about the center, we love it” Chris Blaschko told the council at a public...
The Arcadia School District will go to referendum this spring asking for help from taxpayers and could do so without raising the tax rate.  A $750,000 nonrecurring operational referendum ask will face voters at the polls in April after a 5-2 vote from the Arcadia school board last week. If approved...
Blair-Taylor will ask taxpayers to allow the school district to exceed revenue limits by $1.5 million per year for three years after the school board officially approved the ask at a special meeting last week Tuesday.  District superintendent Lynn Halverson told the board that the district has been...
There was little discussion about the referendum question that was approved by the Whitehall school board to be run in April, but there were several questions about a possible referendum to build a child care center at the board’s monthly meeting last week Monday. The board approved the April ask,...

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