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Firefighters from nearly 15 area fire departments worked to control a fire at a turkey barn on a farm northeast of Galesville on Wednesday morning. The cause of the fire on Silver Creek Road had not been determined as of shortly after crews left, and it was unclear whether any animals died in the blaze. Nobody was injured.

A fire on a bird farm northeast of Galesville on Wednesday morning required the assistance of nearly 15 area fire departments. The call reporting the fire came in at 9:58 a.m. on Wednesday and detailed a fire breaking out in the middle shop portion of a barn at the farm on Silver Creek Road, said...

 

 

Property tax bills in the village of Trempealeau could see changes as soon as 2024 after the municipality’s board on Thursday unanimously approved a revaluation — or reassessment — for next year. A revaluation, though, does not automatically mean tax bills will increase. Bowman Appraisal, Inc....

            Keith Edison pointed out foundation stones for the Evangelical Lutheran Kongsberg Church of Burnside that, apparently, was never built as a cemetery near the site has been abandoned for more than 140 years.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

To the untrained eye or regular passerby, it looks like a portion of woods, not unlike much of Trempealeau County’s wooded areas. Until recently, there was little separating the area from its surrounding Borst Valley Wildlife Area. But Independence man and retired funeral home director Keith Edison...

            The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a restoration project for the Whitehall Bandstand, located downtown near the railroad tracks. The project will restore the bandstand to its original design (left) and would not be possible without a donation from former Whitehall resident Dave Wood.         (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Whitehall has always held a special place in Dave Wood’s heart and he has cherished the opportunity to give back. While he hasn’t lived in the city for most of the last 70 years, Wood is a regular donor to Whitehall events, including sponsoring various authors at the city’s library. Recently, Wood...
  The Arcadia High School boys soccer team had as close to an ideal week as one will see in prep sports last week. The Raiders won all three of their games and scored 11 goals across the three games, getting their season record back to even at 3-3. Arcadia is scheduled to visit Chippewa Falls on...

 

 

  Wednesday, Aug. 24 02:32 — Ettrick: Third party report of a stolen vehicle.  07:11 — Eleva: Caller’s truck was egged overnight.  07:54 — Galesville: A caller was bitten while delivering a package.  08:29 — Trempealeau County: Caller’s vehicle was struck by a sheet of plywood that flew off of...
A shuffle in the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School’s guidance counselor office will stop the G-E-T School District from running the area’s youth apprenticeship program.   Amy McCutchen, who served as the area youth apprenticeship coordinator for the 2021-22 school year, was unanimously...
A business owner in downtown Galesville feels she was the target of bullying and insufficient reasoning for an attempt to withdraw her street use permit last weekend by the municipality’s mayor, who argued that he was just trying to keep the community safe and was acting within city rules. Kelly...
Solar energy companies and the owners of 4,241 acres in Trempealeau County have agreed to easements or leases that could lead to construction of solar farms, most of which will be regulated by the state. Of the 23 lease or easements agreements listed with the county’s register of deeds since the...

Brian Roach

  A convicted sex offender will be released in Whitehall next week. Former Osseo resident Brian F. Roach, 54, was convicted in 2019 of causing mental harm to a child and exposing his genitals/pubic area/intimate parts. After pleading no contest to both charges, he was sentenced to serve three and a...

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