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A single mother with five children will be formally selected this week to receive a custom-built house in Arcadia, the first Habitat for Humanity project in Trempealeau County. Groundbreaking for the home, to be built at 1109 E. Wilson Ave., will be May 12 at 4 p.m. Volunteers to help build the...
The Arcadia school board will have a new member, as current board member Rob Hurlburt announced at last Monday’s meeting that he will be moving outside the district in the coming months. Hurlburt plans to continue serving on the board for a few more months and has no set timeline on his move or...
Trempealeau County Sheriff Brett Semingson said it will make no difference in how he runs his office, but the one-term sheriff has decided to run for re-election this year as a Republican.  “I started thinking about this when I was campaigning (in 2018), and one person said to me that I was the...
The Arcadia city council approved moving ahead with the application process for a federal grant of up to $1 million for replacement of city sewer, water and storm water lines along Main Street. The proposal to apply for a federal Community Development Block Grant now goes to the utility commission...

 

 

The Trempealeau County board of supervisors will take more time to think on whether they should use COVID-19 relief funding to help pay for its new jail center, which is over budget by a projected $4 million, according to board discussions at last Tuesday’s meeting. Costs have risen due to...
A pair of wins last week has the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School baseball team back to even on the year after starting the season 1-3. The Red Hawks scored in the final inning to eke past West Salem on Tuesday. A game against Tomah was canceled on Friday due to rain. Aquinas was set to host G-...
A close loss was followed by a close win as the Independence/Gilmanton baseball team earned a split in Dairyland Conference play last week. The Indees struggled defensively in a 7-5 loss against Eleva-Strum last week Tuesday. On Thursday, however, they pitched a shutout, keeping a high-powered...
The Independence/Gilmanton softball team had already shown it could put up numbers offensively, but last Tuesday was the first time it held its opponent down. The Indees scored nine runs in the first two innings, then broke the game wide open with seven in the fifth as they won 19-4 in five innings...

 

 

  Wednesday, April 13 03:08 — Blair: Female is going door-to-door saying she is looking for someone, but she is trying doors to businesses.  07:13 — Whitehall: A truck is down in the ditch, way over the bank. 10:24 — Trempealeau: A picture of a male holding a gun to his face was posted on social...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO May 1, 1997 A rash of one-car accidents on Trempealeau County roads Friday and Saturday mornings resulted in six young people being hospitalized, several of them seriously. Jarrod Olson (20 years old) of Onalaska and two passengers, Benjamin Smith (20) and Steven Roellich (19), were...

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