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Independence officials agreed to look at the cost of reinstalling a barrier to slow water moving into the Bugle Lake sediment pond as plans move forward on dredging the pond years before earlier than expected. Mike Blaha, president of the Elk Rod and Gun Club, told the council Monday that club...
While the number of new COVID-19 cases has remained steady, another Trempealeau County resident died from the disease last week. The death, reported by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. was the 41st in the county since the first case hit in April, 2020. The county’s case fatality...
The Whitehall school board will implement a committee structure in the near future. The board had not used committees in recent years, but the discussion of implementing them picked up steam recently. Last week Monday, three committees were approved. Board members Jason Molis and Bill Jurowski will...

 

 

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Trempealeau County Justice Center scheduled for May 17 at 5 p.m. The ceremonial beginning for the $43.4 million, three-year project will take place on the site of the former Whitehall high school, located next to the courthouse in...
Independence High School graduate Laura Olson was considered an active, adventurous and fun individual, to honor her and raise money to help cure the disease that took her life, her family is planning a fundraiser that fits her lifestyle. Olson passed away on Nov. 12, 2016 at the age of 29 from...

 

 

Wednesday, April 21 08:29 — Blair: Caller received a check in the mail, which she has cashed. Now the people who sent the check are wanting her to buy gift cards, etc. Personal information and bank accounts were likely given to the scammers by cashing the check deposited into her account. 10:16 —...
One more Trempealeau County resident has died from COVID-19 as distribution of the vaccines slowed considerably last week. The county’s 40th death caused by complications from COVID-19 came last Friday, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Various reports on social media have...
A county committee tabled for a month a decision on whether to make Trempealeau a Second Amendment sanctuary county after hearing that gun rights are under attack, a claim others called “a dangerous illusion.” The county’s law enforcement and emergency management committee tabled acting on the...
Whitehall’s wastewater-digesting lagoons will not be hurried, and so the aroma caused by an overload from a Blair cheese company is likely to linger. “This is not a quick fix,” said Ashley Slaby, city administrator for Whitehall. “It takes four to six months for (wastewater) to move through the...
The county’s human services director is encouraging the board of supervisors to consider expanding mental health services with the “once in a lifetime” payment of $5.75 million in federal pandemic relief. County municipalities will be making similar decisions as they receive their share of another...

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