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A route permitting ATVs on Galesville city streets was approved by a 5-0 vote last Thursday, and riders will soon be able to travel through the municipality on a designated route. The route will connect County Road T to County Road K and also create a route to downtown Galesville, one that follows...
Those teaching summer school in the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District will receive at least a $5 an hour pay bump this summer, and teachers will also be paid more when working on curriculum after unanimous school board decisions last week. The school board approved bumping summer school pay...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District hopes a new full-time English language teacher position will make a difference as it sees a boon in the number of students who do not speak English as their primary language and need additional help learning. That number is more than 20 students and is...
The Ettrick village board voted at its regular meeting last Tuesday to begin a process that could end with a Dollar General (DG) store being built in the village. The board heard last October that DG might want to build in Ettrick, but the land they’re looking at is located in the Ettrick township...
The city of Blair will again apply for a Community Development Block Grant that, if approved, would provide a major boost toward the repair of the city’s main street. On hand at last week Monday’s meeting was Dave Schofield of engineering company Short Elliott Hendrickson, who told the council that...
When Independence School Board president Joe Bragger learned that the Independence School District’s recurring referendum failed in the election earlier this month, he admitted to feeling a bit “down in the dumps.” The failure taught district leaders valuable lessons, though, he said at last...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO April 24, 1997 Whitehall High School students inducted into the National Honor Society were Anessa Semingson, Chad Sosalla, Eric Wilmeth, Jenni Maudal, Amanda Staff, Kristina Van Sickle, Stephanie Ekern, Mandy Kampa, Leah Hanson, Nicole Bull, Kristin Strangstalien, Jamie Julett,...

 

 

  Wednesday, April 6 06:18 — Arcadia: An owl is in the roadway.  06:29 — Eleva: Anonymous complaint of a subject driving with a suspended license.  08:53 — Independence: A tree is over the road, blocking most of the lane.  09:10 — Strum: A tow company called regrind a truck in the ditch. 09:27 —...
The village of Trempealeau’s new comprehensive plan that outlines its goals as well as its possible growth and additions will be more user friendly and catered to the many changes the municipality has seen over the last two decades, according to village Planning and Zoning Director Roxroy Barrett....
The Village of Trempealeau Police Department will soon begin its search for a new leader.  Current chief Tim Moen made the “very difficult” decision to leave the department for a career change, he told the Times last week. Moen will still be a village employee, taking an apprenticeship as a lineman...

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