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            A Canada-based sand mine company has begun payments on back taxes it owes Arcadia, but still owes the county for about $100,000 in unpaid property taxes.             Canadian Silica, one of the LaPrairie Group of Companies, made payments on the $51,350 in personal property taxes it owes...
Wednesday, Aug. 19             12:41 — Ettrick: Caller’s ex-boyfriend has been harassing her.              13:48 — Independence: No contact order violation.              14:47 — La Crosse: A four-car accident was reported.              15:33 — Strum: A male took off without shoes. Two sisters were...

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            The special prosecutor who charged an Independence man with child sex assault and incest said the charges do not constitute double jeopardy, but rather they correct errors from a mistrial of a man she considers to be “a dangerous sex offender.”             In a brief filed Friday,...
            Connecting an off-road trail from Buffalo County to the Great River Trail in Trempealeau County, just three miles from completion, was among the shared economic development possibilities discussed by officials from both counties.             Trempealeau County economic development and...
            A man who reportedly told officers he took a truck in the village of Trempealeau because it was “illegal” for the keys to be in the vehicle faces charges of repeat theft and taking a vehicle without permission.             Michael Hoffman, 34, of N12031 Scherr Road, was released on a $5...
            As the number of new COVID-19 cases declines and the rate in which Trempealeau County residents test positive has decreased, the county health department has introduced a new metric to help residents determine the risk of spreading the virus.             The county announced the new...
            A woman originally arrested for violating her bond by being in the company of an alleged drug user now faces charges of hurting deputies and damaging the county jail.             Cherish Roberts, 26, of Holmen, was initially arrested Aug. 20 when the car she was driving was stopped by...

It wasn’t quite like the stage at the Grammys but it’s home for Pleasantville native Jimmy Herman. Herman (inset, left) has toured the country, playing on various large stages — including the Grammys — as a part of Carrie Underwood’s band, but he returned home last week, playing with Chris Hennessee (inset, right) at the bandstand in downtown Whitehall as part of his Grass Roots Tour. It was his final  local performance before returning to Tennessee.  (Times photographs by Andrew Dannehy)

   
            Whitehall could be facing a hefty bill for another roof for its 22-year-old fire station.             Fire chief Jeremiah Pientok told the city council last Tuesday that a helicopter recently blew off portions of the roof, revealing water damage. Cost for repairs could range from $30,...
  Wednesday, Aug. 12             11:48 — Independence: Anonymous complaint that grain trucks are tailgating, driving aggressively and speeding.              13:18 — Ettrick: Caller was rear-ended by a feed truck. Nobody is injured.              14:12 — Trempealeau: Report of a vehicle that crossed...

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