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With an hour and a half of pumping and just a little minor street flooding, the flood-prone city of Arcadia easily weathered last week’s persistent rains. “We had no troubles,” said city operations director Rollie Conrad. The National Weather Service in La Crosse recorded 2.53 inches of rain fell...
Three area schools received grants from the Department of Public Instruction to support student mental health and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse programs in school. The DPI announced last week that it had distributed $10.9 million statewide to support schools. Included in that is $75,000 to both...
Michael Underland, 38, of Dodge, will spend most of the next decade in prison for an attack on a woman in an Arcadia bar last January  Pepin County Judge Thomas Clark sentenced Underland to serve eight years in state prison with five years extended supervision on Aug. 20. Underland pleaded no...

Michael Kornmann

A man’s whose background includes zoning, village administration and community development education is the new director of the county’s department of land management. Michael Kornmann, who most recently was a zoning and private wasteway specialist for Burnett County, succeeds Kevin Lien who was...

 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 18 04:04 — Galesville: Male reporting a break-in. Caller thinks someone came in through the window. They are no longer there.  04:22 — Independence: Caller struck a mailbox.  07:33 — Trempealeau: Caller reported a smashed up vehicle near their driveway. There was red paint transfer...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Sept. 5, 1996 Kristi Bothe and Sue Witte are the new teachers at the Whitehall Middle and High schools this year. Student intern teachers include Aimee Gillespie, Jason Reader, Erica Bietz, Wendy Honadel and Melinda Bohlinger. A total of seven candidates are on the ballot for the...
The county’s human services board took no action in public regarding that department’s director following a recommendation by county supervisors that the director keep her job but perhaps face discipline. The human services board met in closed session Monday to discuss whether Deb Suchla should...
While the number of new cases of COVID-19 are still high compared to recent months, there were 11 fewer in Trempealeau County last week than the previous week. The 46 new cases were still the second highest since last January, but still a drop from the 57 in the area two weeks ago. There were 13...

Jeff Halvorsen

Those who worked with and knew Arcadia’s Jeff Halvorsen were consistent in their response to his death: He was a great community asset, and his death is a shock. “This is a tough time for the community,” said Arcadia Mayor Rob Reichwein of the death of Halvorsen, 53, who was the Arcadia-Glencoe...

            Whitehall’s Devon McCune leaped over a Colfax defender for a touchdown catch during their game on Friday night.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Whitehall senior Jonathan Thorn had already proven himself as a big play threat over the past two seasons, but he took it to another level with four long touchdowns in Whitehall’s 47-8 win over Colfax last Friday night. The senior scored four touchdowns from more than 45 yards in distance to help...

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