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The Wisconsin State Senate has fast-tracked a bill that would irreparably harm government transparency. Senate Bill 55, which is now before the State Assembly, is intended to diminish the public’s access to information about government meetings and shackle independent journalism and citizen...
The Trempealeau County Times received two awards in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation Better Newspaper Contest. Associate editor Zac Bellman received a second place award in the Weekly Sports Colum Category for his column The Whole Nine Yards. The three entries submitted were titled:...

 

 

Wednesday, Feb. 10 00:30 — Whitehall: A gray car is in the ditch. 01:13 — Whitehall: City officer sees a residence on fire. 02:28 — Ettrick: A squad car hit a deer. 08:41 — Arcadia: Caller’s wife fainted. He doesn’t know if she is breathing. 10:53 — Galesville: A snowplow driver needs a vehicle...
There was a slight decrease in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County last week after a minor increase two weeks ago. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 40 new cases in Trempealeau County last week, three fewer than the previous week as the number of new cases...
A man is accused of setting fire to a van at a Whitehall gas station after he was left in the vehicle by a woman who said he refused to exit it. Jamie David Frye, 42, of Whitehall, is charged with felony arson of property not a building, and misdemeanor bail jumping and resisting arrest. He was...
Following reports that two homes had been shot, Galesville police arrested a man who reportedly said he was firing a gun from his bedroom closet because someone “was after him,” court documents say. Galesville police arrested Craig S. Reedy, 61, of 16210 Ridgeview Drive, 509, after an officer, who...
The Galesville common council voted to approve a three percent increase in the water rate to offset current deficits with the utility at their regular meeting Thursday. The current water volumetric charge of $4.77 will see an increase of approximately 14 cents per 1,000 gallons. The increase will...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board voted to waive instructional hours requirements in accordance with a Wisconsin State Statute designed to respond to the COVID-19 health emergency last Monday. District administrator Michele Butler said the move was a necessary response to the hybrid...
Memento seekers are expected to be allowed into the former Whitehall school as the county prepares to have it demolished in March to begin work on the county’s new criminal justice center. The county’s maintenance director, Jeremy Matheny, will announce a date in early March when those who wish to...

            The house at 36134 Roosevelt St. in Whitehall burned last week. The Whitehall-Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday.       (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

A house located at 36134 Roosevelt St. in Whitehall has severe damage from a fire last week. The Whitehall-Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 1:11 a.m. last week Wednesday morning after the fire was reported. Upon arrival, fire fighters noticed heavy smoke and flames...

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