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  In an attempt to set a deadline for feedback from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on an amendment to their floodplain ordinance, the Trempealeau village board passed the amended ordinance with an effective date of July 15. At their regular meeting Thursday, several village officials...
  Two men were arrested last month after officers found heroine and crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $60,000, according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department. A release sent by the sheriff’s department said Jessie Brown, 40, of Chicago, Ill. was pulled over with passenger...
  The cities of Blair, Independence and Whitehall are reviewing their reclamation agreements with Hi-Crush Inc. in light of the sand mining company’s announcement it will likely file for bankruptcy. Hi-Crush Inc. announced last Thursday that it expects to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its...
  While the number of new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County last week took a slight drop from the previous week, that is not expected to be the norm. “I think, week-by-week, we will see the cases fluctuate,” Kaila Baer, Trempealeau County Health Department public information officer said. After...
  Last Wednesday, I began my morning with a non-COVID-19-related visit to the doctor’s office. If you have been avoiding the doctor recently, allow me to set the scene.  Upon entering, I was screened with a temperature check and questionnaire about COVID-19 symptoms before being granted access to...
  A committee is recommending Trempealeau County hire an administrator, an action the county board rejected just three years ago. The county administrator study committee last Wednesday approved sending to the executive finance committee next Monday the recommendation that an administrator be hired...
  As the Independence Day holiday approaches, ReadyWisconsin is encouraging everyone to keep their celebrations safe this summer. “With several communities canceling their public Independence Day events this year due to concerns about COVID-19, many people may think it’s a good idea to set off...
  The annual Fourth of July celebration by the Galesville Lions Club won’t be what it usually is, but a few key ingredients will remain in 2020. Many of the events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the car show will go on. The show, hosted by Ram Rods Car Club, will run from 8 a...

Jackie Goplin (left) and Beth Stay were on camera with a cow - led by Bob Hart - showing a $15,000 donation that was made by the web-series "Returning the Favor."  (Submitted photo)

  When Curds for Kids kicked off last spring producers from Returning the Favor – a national reality web-television series featuring Mike Rowe — started keeping tabs, but Curds organizers had no idea that meant they’d be receiving a $15,000 donation. Producers from the show contacted Jackie Goplin...
  Wednesday, June 17 11:28 — Trempealeau: Caller heard a male and a female arguing as he passed by. He did not stop.  11:57 — Ettrick: Caller reported a male is down.  12:52 — Blair: A male is violating a no contact order.  13:10 — Arcadia: Caller reporting a white truck with a brown container on...

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