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The Independence city council gave the official go-ahead at last week Monday’s monthly meeting on a new city-wide property value assessment that will bring the city within state standards. After hearing from Mark Garlick of Chimney Rock Appraisal the council unanimously approved accepting the...
A Trempealeau County committee reversed a policy on use of space in the new justice center, allowing community groups to use a second-floor waiting area and the county board room for after hours meetings. “The public owns this building,” said Supervisor Kellen Nelson at Monday’s property committee...
By just one vote, the Blair city council approved drafting an ordinance that, if passed,  would allow the city to annex land located along Larkin Valley Road in the town of Preston.  The request for the annexation came from Source Energy Services. The council’s action last Thursday doesn’t approve...

 

 

  Wednesday, March 27 06:00 — Arcadia: A car with a flat tire is parked alongside of the road.  09:56 — Blair: Three calves showed up on the caller’s farm. They are not his.  11:02 — Trempealeau: A subject collapsed within his boat at the boat landing. 14:23 — Osseo: Caller’s mother fell victim to...

Area residents didn't allow blizard-like conditions to keep them from the polls in Tuesday's election. (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Two of the most hotly contested mayoral races Trempealeau County has had in a number of years didn’t end up being all that close as John Kimmel defeated incumbent Kevin Mayzek in Arcadia and Tom Thatcher topped Dave Carlson in Galesville. Kimmel claimed 57.3 percent of the vote in defeating Mayzek...
A judge turned down a request from a former Osseo-Fairchild teacher that his jail term for sexual assault be delayed and ordered the man to report to jail Monday. Nicholas Bergeron, 33, of Strum had sought the delay while he appeals his conviction in October of 2023 for assaulting one of his...

Rebecca Glewen

Whatever newness Rebecca Glewen faces as she acquaints herself with Trempealeau County is matched by residents as they get a glimpse of what it means to have a county administrator. Glewen is spending her early days as the county’s first administrator talking to and listening to department heads,...
Trempealeau County’s finance committee has approved sending to the full county board a resolution that would earmark $3.5 million, including all the remaining federal COVID funds, for renovations to the courthouse. The county’s executive finance committee approved the resolution Monday. A final...
A man who reportedly told police he used a social media video to mimic squad car lights and stopped a vehicle in Arcadia has been charged with a felony. Angel Noe Mendoza, 17, of Independence, is charged with felony false imprisonment after he allegedly placed his phone playing the video against...
The Whitehall district school board heard updates on one project that is nearing completion and another that will begin this summer. District Superintendent Mike Beighley told the board that the HVAC system has been installed in the school’s new technology center. That means the only significant...

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