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Independence School District Accepts Ashley for the Arts Community Cares Grant. Pictured (left to right): Sydney Dejno, Jonah Rombalski, Jake Rombalski (Technical Instructor), Max Marsolek, Nathan Pyka, Julie Jeske (Art Instructor), Audrianna Knisely and Naydi Morales Cervantes. Not pictured but included in the project: Kelli Brandenburg Brave and Mark Brave (Independence Lions Club), Sue Wozney (Rainbow Community Club), Ottie Baecker (Mayor of Independence) and Jason Hovell, Barry Schmitt, Rob Vanderloop, Dawn Woychik and Jessica Gruber (Independence School District).            (Submitted photo)

With the circumstances of the global pandemic, Ashley for the Arts, one of Wisconsin’s largest charity events, cancelled their 2020 event. The art and music festival, which has become an annual get-together for a number of area students, parents and volunteers, is a primary fundraiser for the more...
In what is the first case brought following the recent round of complaints that some properties in Arcadia are unsightly, the city officially warned one property owner that it might file a circuit court case to force a clean up. City officials put on notice the owner of 245 North Owen Street that...
The Independence school board will pursue a referendum question this spring seeking $700,000 annually for three years to cover operating expenses. The non-recurring referendum question will appear on the April 6 spring election ballot after being approved unanimously at last Wednesday’s regular...
Representatives of Hi-Crush told Whitehall officials the company hopes to bring jobs back to the city while a company attorney said during a lawsuit hearing that Hi-Crush intends to close both the Whitehall and Blair mines. As requested by the sand mine company officials, the Whitehall city council...
The Galesville city council voted to cease fluoride treatment of their groundwater at last Thursday’s meeting, at the suggestion of public works director Todd Peterson. Peterson explained that fluoride had done significant damage to heaters, valves, light fixtures and other components within the...

Registered nurse Vicky Klink is the first staff member at Mayo Clinic Health System in Arcadia to receive the Pfizer COVID vaccine.  She received her first immunization from Ben Anderson, R.N.  nurse administrator last week Monday.             (Submitted photo)

The weekly number of new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County has declined for the third time in the last four weeks as health officials have begun announcing a plan for county residents to receive vaccinations. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, there were 74 new COVID-19...

 

 

Trempealeau County’s government bodies will remain mostly unchanged following the 2021 spring election. After the Jan. 5 filing deadline, there were just two contests in the area municipal and school board elections. One will be a three-way race to be the mayor of Blair. Longtime Mayor Ardell...

 

 

Wednesday, Jan. 6 02:03 — Trempealeau County: Caller struck a deer. The airbags deployed, but there are no injuries and the caller doesn’t see the deer anywhere. 07:31 — Whitehall: Caller said he was passed unsafely on the highway. Said he was passed into oncoming traffic and it nearly caused an...
As the historic events unfolded at the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. last Wednesday, classrooms in Trempealeau County were far from immune to discussions taking place nationwide. For many teachers, the immediate inquiries among students were largely procedural, opening a...
Arcadia officials are interested in the public’s opinion on whether to keep open a deer park as they make decisions about the attraction, including whether to replace two deer that recently died. “What are the feelings of Arcadia residents about this,” asked council member Marlys Kolstad last...

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