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County supervisors are better informed than voters about the need for a new justice center and should make that decision rather than hold a referendum, a representative of the county’s project manager told the county board. The recommendation came following a question from supervisor Beth Killian...
County businesses received nearly a half a million dollars in grants from federal funds distributed by the state economic development commission to help them cope with the disruptions caused by the pandemic. Trempealeau County economic development and tourism director Robert Grover said the first...
COVID-19 is touching many aspects of how the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District runs business, according to district administrators. According to superintendent Michele Butler, seven students and one staff member have contracted COVID-19. Although Butler said they were not seeing disease...
The District of Arcadia school board accepted a balanced budget for 2020-21 with a slight decrease in the mill rate for the coming tax year at their annual meeting Monday night. According to numbers provided by the district, the budget will be balanced at $16,542,287, a decrease of $11,415 from the...
Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s recently announced plans to invest $230,000 in Arcadia to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.  Pilgrim’s is working with local leaders to identify where...
The county’s director of information technology called on county employees to be especially vigilant for those attempting to gain access to sensitive data following an “important” threat last week and warned there could be tampering with unofficial election results. In his statement to the county...
The county’s director of information technology called on county employees to be especially vigilant for those attempting to gain access to sensitive data following an “important” threat last week and warned there could be tampering with unofficial election results. In his statement to the county...
Wednesday, Oct. 7 10:57 — Blair: A suspicious looking male was at the caller’s door and was very nervous. Caller doesn’t know why he would come to her door. 11:45 — Trempealeau: Two females are trying to change a tire. They’re dangerously close to the road, caller said. 13:10 — Trempealeau: A male...
25 YEARS AGO Oct. 26, 1995 A judge has ruled that statements made by a fatally-injured Blair woman after a 1990 traffic accident can be used during the trial of the man accused of causing her death. Trempealeau County Circuit Judge John Damon ruled last week Tuesday that the prosecution can...
25 YEARS AGO Oct. 19, 1995             After years of planning and months of ironing out problems, Trempealeau County’s 911 telephone system is scheduled to go into operation next week. County officials have set Thursday, Oct. 26, as the start-up for the emergency telephone system, which will...

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