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Whitehall council members may authorize in October borrowing $1.4 million to provide financing for the Hobson Street project while the city awaits reimbursement from state and federal funds. Local banks will be asked to bid on the general obligation bond which Brian Reilly of Ehlers, the city’s...
The county board endorsed a redistricting plan that could lead to numerous changes in who is a board supervisor. The board Monday backed a new map of the county’s 17 districts that includes three districts where no current supervisors live and four where there are two sitting supervisors. The...
The biggest barrier between a county household being able to afford a new, custom-built house might be the simple failure to apply. “People just deselect themselves,” said Kahya Fox, executive director of the LaCrosse Area Habitat for Humanity chapter that’s building its first home in Trempealeau...
The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office has joined a statewide effort to “adopt” one of the many Louisiana sheriff’s employees who suffered personal losses during hurricane Ida. “While many of these sheriff’s employees were out assisting others during the storm,” Sheriff Brett Semingson said, “they...
Following investigations into two county department heads, one of whom was asked to resign, the county will take discipline out of the hands of its committees and assign it to a new board. County employees were told last week that a new Department Head Oversight Group is now charged with...
The number of new COVID-19 cases took another big jump last week as the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 175 new cases in Trempealeau County. That is an increase of 55 from two weeks ago, continuing the steady increase in cases that began in mid-July.  Despite a mask mandate for...
A Chicago man will lose a $12,000 cash bond after he violated bail conditions from Trempealeau County by being charged with 23 counts of armed robbery, battery, kidnapping and unlawful use of a gun in Illinois. Dajuan Cortez Thomas, 34, was arrested March 24 after Trempealeau County sheriff’s...

 

 

A Blair resident looking for approval to paint a mural on the side of the Dollar General store building didn’t get it from the city council last week Monday, though that was because the approval isn’t the city’s to give. Paul Sannerud presented a rendering and a plan to paint a mural commemorating...
Arcadia council members gave preliminary approval to a 48-unit residential development on the city’s east side. Developers have already begun some preliminary work on the eight, six-plex El Dorado project and may be able to get streets laid out and building foundations placed before bad weather,...

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 8 01:18 — Strum: A semi hit a deer in the area. The truck is not drivable.  06:36 — Galesville: Caller reporting a car hit a deer. 08:38 — Galesville: Two subjects are on the floor.  10:52 — Whitehall: Officer is booking a subject on a warrant.  13:17 — Galesville: Caller wants to...

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