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            The Whitehall Public Library will launch in early October a fund-raising effort for the new library that will be led by women.             “100 Extraordinary Women is a nationally recognized program that has raised funds for many libraries across Wisconsin,” said library director Amanda...

Kevin Deeren

The county is seeking to get dismissed a complaint filed in federal court by a one-time candidate for sheriff who is alleging the former and current sheriff, the chief deputy and Trempealeau County itself violated his constitutional rights and got him blacklisted.  Ettrick resident Kevin Deeren,...
   A return to youth sports may be providing a taste of normalcy to area kids and fans, but one expert is advising caution and risk-benefit analysis when conducting athletic events.  Dr. David Soma, a pediatrician and pediatric sports medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. met with...
 Independence officials are expected to tighten their enforcement of potential fire code violations to enforce a 2019 city ordinance.  The city’s fire inspector reportedly has cited some businesses and multi-family residences several times for fire risks, yet none of the violations has been...
 As more businesses have moved into commercial spaces on West Gale Avenue and Main Street in Galesville, parking has become more of a premium in the downtown area. Now the city is considering adding two hour parking restrictions to tamp down on clogged parking spaces that city officials and...
 The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School Board discussed what they feel has been a largely successful opening couple weeks of school at their regular meeting Monday, though one district student has been quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19.  District administrator Michele Butler said the...
 County residents suing Hi-Crush for damage caused by its mines are among hundreds of creditors attempting to preserve their claims against the company as it reorganizes under bankruptcy.  Tim Jacobson, the La Crosse attorney for 45 individuals who have property near Hi-Crush’s Whitehall and Blair...
 While some of the possible responses to the upheaval in law enforcement have the county’s sheriff concerned, the turmoil hasn’t, so far, caused officers to quit their jobs.  “In Trempealeau County, there are no riots, just the opposite,” said Sheriff Brett Semingson to the Independence city...
   While the initial number of new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County and the rate in which positive results were received were lower than average, a spike over the weekend showed that Trempealeau County is not out of the woods yet.  As of Monday morning, the Wisconsin Department of Health...
   An Arcadia woman who works as a nurse at Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics in Whitehall was awarded as one of the top nurses by Gundersen Health System.  Barb Schank received the 2020 Nurse Excellence Award — Nursing Management. The award is presented to nurses who encourage teamwork...

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