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A man from Galesville was arrested on suspicion of murder in Minneapolis, Minn. last week as he was accused of shooting someone near a business he owns. Jail records show that John Rieple, 59, of Galesville was booked into Hennepin County Jail at roughly 2 a.m. last Thursday on a murder accusation...

Gundersen Health System's infectious disease specialist Megan Meller said areas like Trempealeau County and La Crosse County have been fortunate thus far to see low instances of COVID-19 but that now is not the time to entirely relax social distancing precautions. (Submitted photo)

Gundersen Health System’s infectious disease specialist Megan Meller said areas like Trempealeau County and La Crosse County have been fortunate thus far to see low instances of COVID-19, but that now is not yet the time to entirely relax social distancing precautions. “People in this area have...
The committee charged with overseeing building a new county justice center approved both seeking bids on preliminary designs for the work and a plan to seek residents’ opinions on the project. The county’s construction consultant, The Samuels Group, will advertise the request for proposals in time...
Trempealeau County sales tax revenue dropped nearly 21 percent in March, the first month business activity was notable affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. County clerk Paul Syverson reported that the county collected $143,474.56 in sales tax revenue in March, compared to $181,964 in March, 2019....

The above map was found in newspaper archives showing the location of Hans Jakob Olson was hung along Brekke Ridge Road in the town of Preston.

Just as shocking as the events that occurred on Nov. 24, 1889, are the people responsible for the lynching of Hans Jakob Olson and the punishment they received. Reading other articles and documents about this incident; there is no shortage of rationales as to why Hans Jakob was lynched, but there...
The Trempealeau village board voted to open their municipal swimming pool at a special meeting held Thursday. In accordance with Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, the pool will develop regulations for patrons prior to their June 14 opening day. While the majority of these...

Rob Grover (top center) showed off his Trempealeau County shirt to former vice president and current presidential candidate Joe Biden during a round table discussion streamed online last week.           

“It feels like rural Wisconsin gets forgotten about,” Rob Grover, Trempealeau County economic development and tourism coordinator, told presidential candidate Joe Biden. Grover was given the chance to speak with the former vice president under Barak Obama and current democratic presidential nominee...

Trempealeau County Health Director Barb Barczak has been at the center of Trempealeau County's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She credits her staff, county officials and the community with meeting the demands of the lockdown driven by the virus. (Times photograph by Debbie Foss)

The woman with the sole authority to shut down Trempealeau County because of COVID-19 also has the unenviable job of balancing the advice of health experts against the aggravation of some members of the community. And despite her state statute-bestowed authority to do “what is reasonable and...

Two cars made their way through the drive-through community COVID-19 testing set up by the National Guard and Trempealeau County Health Department in the Arcadia High School parking lot last Wednesday. According to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department, 180 symptomatic individuals were tested during the event, but the results of those tests had not yet been announced as of Monday of this week.        (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

 
With five more positive tests for COVID-19 announced on Sunday and two on Tuesday, Trempealeau County surpassed the total number of active cases in Buffalo, Jackson and La Crosse counties combined as of early this week. The seven positive tests early this week put the county’s total at 21 —...

The Trempealeau County Times was awarded in the 2019 Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest for a feature that ran June 26, 2019 about The Farm in rural Ettrick. 

The Trempealeau County Times was again awarded in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The feature titled “Life on the Farm: Changing the World from Ettrick” written by managing editor Andrew Dannehy received a second-place award in the feature (non-profile) category in...

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