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After a second straight week with more than 85 new COVID-19 cases, the Trempealeau County Health Department is urging county residents to be aware of their activities and to take precautions. “We continue to see people engaging in high-risk activities frequently, as if COVID-19 doesn’t exist,”...
The run up to the county’s 2020 general election may feature a room full of disinfecting materials, a maze of plexiglass, hazard pay for election workers and unprecedented numbers of absentee voters, but the results are “100 percent” assured to be accurate. “Yes, I’m comfortable saying I’m 100...
As the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau performing arts center project remains on track for completion later this month, students are working to inform a future generation about the year in which it was built. A time capsule is being prepared for burial beneath the structure in the coming weeks, an...
Whether to trick or treat in Independence is up to parents and those who choose to hand out treats, but city officials recommend you confine your holiday fun to 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 31. “Let’s leave it up to the parents,” said council member Rich Theisen Monday, drawing agreement from members Jason...
Independence’s mayor blasted street construction in a new residential development as the “sloppiest and worst pavement” work he has ever seen. “There is a lot of horrible workmanship,” Mayor Robert Baecker said Monday of the Markham Addition development north of Highway 121. “The (paving) seams don...
A search for a Taylor man who had a warrant out for his arrest ended in Strum thanks to the use of technology and the assistance of civilians last week Tuesday. According to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department, Jesse Honaker, 40, fled from police officers after he was reported to have been...
Wednesday, Sept. 23 10:16 — Osseo: The occupants of a car are huffing on something and throwing trash out of the car. 13:06 — Trempealeau: Caller reported a car is parked in the service road that goes to a sand mine. It looks like the car might be stuck. 13:30 — Galesville: Caller is requesting to...
With a statewide uptick in cases, Whitehall Public Schools have seen a handful of COVID-19 cases for students and staff. But the district remains committed to staying open as long as they can appropriately staff the building. Superintendent Mike Beighley reported as of Monday this week that the...
25 YEARS AGO Oct. 12, 1995             Four-year-old allegations that ended several careers at the Trempealeau County Social Services Department, and also may have unseated a county board chairman, crystallized last week with the filing of criminal charges against a former department employee....

Cars lined up at the community COVID-19 testing site held in Galesville at Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau Middle School on Saturday. There were 131 tests issued with seven positive results as of Monday morning. The event was hosted by the Trempealeau County Health Department and Wisconsin Army National Guard.             (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

After barely eclipsing the previous record of new COVID-19 cases last week, Trempealeau County blew that mark out of the water, forcing the closure of some area schools in the process. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, there were 98 new COVID-19 cases last week, smashing the...

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