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Wednesday, Aug. 18 04:04 — Galesville: Male reporting a break-in. Caller thinks someone came in through the window. They are no longer there.  04:22 — Independence: Caller struck a mailbox.  07:33 — Trempealeau: Caller reported a smashed up vehicle near their driveway. There was red paint transfer...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Sept. 5, 1996 Kristi Bothe and Sue Witte are the new teachers at the Whitehall Middle and High schools this year. Student intern teachers include Aimee Gillespie, Jason Reader, Erica Bietz, Wendy Honadel and Melinda Bohlinger. A total of seven candidates are on the ballot for the...
The county’s human services board took no action in public regarding that department’s director following a recommendation by county supervisors that the director keep her job but perhaps face discipline. The human services board met in closed session Monday to discuss whether Deb Suchla should...
While the number of new cases of COVID-19 are still high compared to recent months, there were 11 fewer in Trempealeau County last week than the previous week. The 46 new cases were still the second highest since last January, but still a drop from the 57 in the area two weeks ago. There were 13...

Jeff Halvorsen

Those who worked with and knew Arcadia’s Jeff Halvorsen were consistent in their response to his death: He was a great community asset, and his death is a shock. “This is a tough time for the community,” said Arcadia Mayor Rob Reichwein of the death of Halvorsen, 53, who was the Arcadia-Glencoe...

            Whitehall’s Devon McCune leaped over a Colfax defender for a touchdown catch during their game on Friday night.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Whitehall senior Jonathan Thorn had already proven himself as a big play threat over the past two seasons, but he took it to another level with four long touchdowns in Whitehall’s 47-8 win over Colfax last Friday night. The senior scored four touchdowns from more than 45 yards in distance to help...

 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 11 05:14 — Osseo: A tree is down blocking the southbound lane.  07:00 — Eleva: One-vehicle rollover. Two people are injured. 09:03 — Galesville: A male is walking along the highway. He is struggling to walk, according to the caller. Caller described him as elderly and thinks he...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Aug. 29, 1996 It wasn’t quite the same as being on television with Jerry Lewis over the Labor Day weekend, but Bea Van Tassel — and Whitehall – figured prominently in a regional version of the fundraising telethon. Van Tassel, a Whitehall resident, was one of a handful of patients...

 

 

While the final numbers are not yet available, event organizers expect to be able to announce soon that Ashley for the Arts set a new attendance record last weekend.  What many described as perfect weather contributed as the event saw large crowds all three days. The only glitch came when a vent on...
The Arcadia, Blair-Taylor and Whitehall school districts all held public hearings Monday night after announcing plans to make face coverings optional for students and staff to begin the 2021-22 school year. Arcadia’s plan states that masks will remain optional “unless a public health order is put...

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