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            The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce is attempting to secure a grant that would provide $25,000 to help revitalize the area surrounding the city’s bandstand downtown.    (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The Whitehall Bandstand has been restored to its original state, but the Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce isn’t done trying to make the downtown area a vibrant space for community members. The Bandstand itself was funded largely by a donation made by Dave and Ruth Wood, along with other community...

            Junior Maverick Drazkowski fought through a crowd of Westby defenders in the lane during last Friday’s Coulee Conference game at Westby High School.   (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

The Arcadia High School boys basketball team was in control in the final minutes of last Friday’s Coulee Conference game at Westby. The Raiders had just battled back from a 10-point deficit to tie the game, and the ball was in their possession with a chance to take the lead as time dwindled....

 

 

  Wednesday, Dec. 7 04:30 — Arcadia: Caller reported loud music coming from a vehicle for the last 45 minutes.  09:43 — Trempealeau: Caller reporting a suspicious incident that happened Saturday night. She was tailgated and then followed again through town and out toward her residence.  10:47 —...
Galesville businesses that are not traditional places to purchase alcohol – as opposed to gas stations or grocery stores – should not be granted licenses allowing them to sell alcohol. That was the message from some of the Galesville city council at its meeting last Thursday as they did not approve...
The Arcadia council suspended a city bar’s liquor license after hearing of a string of problems at the tavern some of which the attorney for the owners argued actually showed the license holder responding responsibly. The two-week suspension came after a two and a half hour public hearing that...
After being presented with information that contradicted an earlier report based on public perception, the Blair city council chose not to act on complaints regarding the Wisconsin State Patrol’s activity within the city limits. Blair Police Department Chief Kent Johnson spoke for approximately 25...
Three Independence residents and a man from Galesville have all been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in receiving cocaine from Puerto Rico and selling it at an Arcadia barbershop and bars. Cristian Andre Vasquez Velez, 23, of 23765 Adams St., was sentenced to 96 months; Mark Ian Castro...
The Independence school board discussed the recently released state report card for the 2020-2021 school year. The district received an overall rating of 70.6, “exceeds expectation.” That score was further broken down by grades: 72 for the elementary school, 78 for the middle school, and 56 for the...
The Independence city council will give the owner of two empty lots in the municipality run Markham addition a two-year extension to sell the lots. The extension was granted with unanimous council approval at last Monday’s meeting after the man who originally purchased the lots died recently. The...
  Those “passionate” about Arcadia maintaining the city’s recreation center will get a chance to discuss their ideas at a public hearing to be scheduled after the first of the year. Through the Wanek Center now provides recreation space for city residents, the center on East Main Streets remains...

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