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Both of the people looking to join the Whitehall school board are aware of the challenges that face rural public schools and think they can help guide the district in the right direction. Dave Pientok and Amy Bergerson will compete in Tuesday’s election for the spot on the board that was vacated by...
After two community listening sessions, leaders in the Independence School District hope residents have more answers than questions regarding a recurring referendum question facing them on the April 5 ballot. Multiple questions have been raised at the open meetings, but the district has tried to...
Residents will get to decide on three seats for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board, as the town of Gale, town of Caledonia and village of Trempealeau seats are contested this spring. When the election opens on Tuesday, voters will pick between incumbent Pat Malone and challenger Adam Leavitt...
The two candidates running for the city council representing Blair’s second ward have similar goals, despite coming from vastly different backgrounds. Incumbent Jill Anderson has been on the city council for 10 years and has also served as a member of the Zion Lutheran Church council for six years...
While the exact amount wasn’t determined, Blair-Taylor Superintendent Jeff Eide told the district school board that insurance costs are increasing. The Northwest Area Health Insurance Cooperative — a group of more than 20 school districts, including B-T, that combined for health insurance savings...
While Critical Race Theory (CRT) seems to be dominating the discussion when it comes to local school board elections, administrators from area schools said it is not currently being taught and it will not be taught in the future. Responding to a questionnaire sent by the Times, Gale-Ettrick-...

            Trempealeau County resident Teddy Sauls answered a question from an attendee of the community drug presentation in Arcadia last week Tuesday. Sauls has been sober for more than a year after a 26-year battle with addiction.                        (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)           

For Teddy Sauls, it started with cigarettes.  The Blair resident began smoking when he was seven years old, living in New Mexico. It was then that he said he was offered something a little stronger. Sauls told a group of area residents in the Arcadia High School commons area last week Tuesday that...

 

 

As the vote for Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors nears, several incumbents say their experience give them the best insights to the county’s needs, while a group of challengers contends county policies and spending need more scrutiny. In addition to the high level of competition in the races...

 

 

  Wednesday, March 16 07:39 — Blair: A deer is alive in the caller’s driveway. One leg has been torn off.  08:49 — Trempealeau County: A purse was found along the highway.  11:19 — Eleva: A father and son are yelling at each other.  12:45 — Galesville: Caller’s ex-girlfriend is not supposed to be...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO April 3, 1997 Don Kruswicki will do something Saturday that no Whitehall School District student has done in years, and maybe never has. Kruswicki, a Whitehall Middle School student in Stuart Dodge’s sixth-grade class, will take part that day in the state spelling bee that will be...

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