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A woman from Strum is claiming police officers used excessive force after she was arrested for a dispute that began because she wanted mashed potatoes. According to a report obtained by the Times from the Strum Police Department, Karen Richter called 911 reporting a domestic disturbance, advising...

Trempealeau Lions Club members served brats, hot dogs and root beer floats from the Trempealeau River Stop parking lot on Saturday. The Lions plan to serve catfish sandwiches on July 11, with details forthcoming on their Facebook page.            (Times photograph by Zac Bellman) 

The announcement in mid-May of the cancellation of Trempealeau’s annual Catfish Days celebration was not a decision made lightly according to Trempealeau Lions president George Bartels. “The biggest consideration was the health and safety of our members and volunteers. A majority of our members and...

Trempealeau County Sheriff Brett Semingson said he has encouraged county law enforcement officers to be especially aware of their surroundings.            (Times photograph by Debbie Foss)

Trempealeau County’s racial composition makes it unlikely Sheriff Brett Semingson will have to deal with the protests and turmoil of elsewhere, but the anti-police uproar still stings. “A while ago it wouldn’t have taken too much for me to just quit,” Semingson said in an interview. “But then I...
Although the village of Ettrick board considered reducing the liquor license fees for Ettrick bars in response to the Safer at Home order, they decided last week to keep their current license fees. Last month, the board met shortly before the Safer at Home order was struck down by the Wisconsin...
The Department of Natural Resources invites those interested in deer management in Wisconsin to apply for a seat on a County Deer Advisory Council (CDAC). Council members include representatives from a variety of stakeholder groups interested in white-tail deer management in Wisconsin. The...
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and Division of State Patrol are reminding motorists to be extra alert for deer along roadways. Deer activity typically increases during May and June as females search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
It was another record week in terms of the number of people to test positive for COVID-19 as the Trempealeau County Health Department announced 19 more positive results last week. The new record broke the previous record of 16 set the previous week as the county had 61 confirmed cases as of...
Forty-one Trempealeau County businesses and attractions won 2020 recognition as among the best along the Great River Trail in a competition that stretched the length of the Mississippi River. Twenty-six of the awards from River Travel Magazine went to locations in Trempealeau. The Trempealeau Hotel...
As eight Whitehall businesses take advantage of low-interest loans from the city to help with COVID-19 losses, others in Trempealeau County are considering applications for state grants. The eight Whitehall businesses each received a $3,000 three-year, interest-free loan, according to city...
After a successful debut in La Crosse County on May 29, health departments in Buffalo, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau and Vernon counties have partnered to develop and launch the Coulee COVID-19 Compass.  “COVID-19 doesn’t respect county borders, so collaboration and partnerships...

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