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Wednesday, May 29 01:33 — Whitehall: A car hit a deer. 04:10 — Whitehall: The caller reported she fell. She is not making much sense.  10:54 — Ettrick: Request for a welfare check on a dog.  12:30 — Arcadia: The caller found a dog.  13:13 — Whitehall: A vehicle is parked with a man who appears to...
A decision on whether to charge an individual for a homicide in Trempealeau County could come this week as Sheriff Brett Semingson says he may never officially release the name of the victim. Trempealeau County District Attorney John Sacia said he received Friday all the investigation files for the...

Andrea Izdepski

Arcadia Elementary School has become somewhat of a family business for the Haines family. Andrea Izdepski, Taylor Haines, Dana Haines and Mariah Haines have taught Arcadia’s youngest students together for the past three years but are preparing for a school year without all four of the sisters in...

            Arcadia High School’s Casidi Pehler roared in celebration after clinching her second consecutive WIAA Division Two state championship and clearing the 12-foot mark in pole vault at last Saturday’s track and field championships at UW-La Crosse.     (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

Casidi Pehler’s coaches at Arcadia High School have talked often about the multi-sport athlete’s strength, speed and technique that separate her as a top athlete in the Coulee Region. And while those abilities played a part on Saturday, it was more of the senior pole vaulter’s mental toughness that...

            Rep. Derrick Van Orden (R-WI) traveled to Trempealeau County last Thursday to visit the new Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall. Van Orden toured the facility and talked with staff and patients about rural healthcare and modern medicine before heading to a farm in Osseo later in the afternoon.                   (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

Rep. Derrick Van Orden (R-WI) spent time in Trempealeau County last week talking with residents and area leaders about rural healthcare and agriculture needs. The congressman toured Gundersen Health System’s new Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall on Thursday before traveling to the Goplin family farm...

 

 

Wednesday, May 22 02:08 — Strum: A female called asking for help; unsure of what is going on.  03:25 — Independence: The caller said her husband is hearing things and is very angry.  06:46 — Dodge: A tree is on powerlines.  07:21 — Arcadia: A car hit a deer.  08:27 — Galesville: Two dogs are...

Whitehall School District Superintendent Mike Beighley gave school board members a tour of what is now officially known as the Whitehall Regional Emerging Technology Laboratory during last week’s meeting.(Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

While it has often been referred to as the former Beaver Builders building or the new tech center, the Whitehall School District’s multimillion-dollar project now has an official name. At last week Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the district board of education officially named the new building...
Teachers in the Arcadia School District will see a 4.12 percent increase to base wages for the 2024-25 school year, but that increase will be implemented by increasing their actual current salaries by 3.4 percent in conjunction with increases to their bonus pay for years worked in Arcadia schools....
The Blair-Taylor school board approved a health insurance plan for employees that members felt was the best for the staff and district. Discussion about the plan began at the board’s April meeting. It continued last week with final approval given toward a plan that allows employees to keep the same...

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down along Burlington Road in the town of Arcadia last week. The twister was strong enough to destroy a barn and a garage on a property, launching the roofs of both structures a considerable distance. Pictured above is the door to the garage – which was previously located on the front side of the house — in back of the house where a board was lodged through the wall. Pictured below is rubble from where the barn once stood along with a tree that was broken in half and a semi box trailer tipped onto its roof.       (Times photographs by Andrew Dannehy)

 
The National Weather Service out of La Crosse confirmed a tornado touched down along Burlington Road, about five miles east of Arcadia last Tuesday. The tornado only lasted for one minute, but it was strong enough to destroy a garage and a barn. The wind caused a wooden board to be lodged in the...

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