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Following investigations into two county department heads, one of whom was asked to resign, the county will take discipline out of the hands of its committees and assign it to a new board. County employees were told last week that a new Department Head Oversight Group is now charged with...
The number of new COVID-19 cases took another big jump last week as the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 175 new cases in Trempealeau County. That is an increase of 55 from two weeks ago, continuing the steady increase in cases that began in mid-July.  Despite a mask mandate for...
A Chicago man will lose a $12,000 cash bond after he violated bail conditions from Trempealeau County by being charged with 23 counts of armed robbery, battery, kidnapping and unlawful use of a gun in Illinois. Dajuan Cortez Thomas, 34, was arrested March 24 after Trempealeau County sheriff’s...

 

 

A Blair resident looking for approval to paint a mural on the side of the Dollar General store building didn’t get it from the city council last week Monday, though that was because the approval isn’t the city’s to give. Paul Sannerud presented a rendering and a plan to paint a mural commemorating...
Arcadia council members gave preliminary approval to a 48-unit residential development on the city’s east side. Developers have already begun some preliminary work on the eight, six-plex El Dorado project and may be able to get streets laid out and building foundations placed before bad weather,...

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 8 01:18 — Strum: A semi hit a deer in the area. The truck is not drivable.  06:36 — Galesville: Caller reporting a car hit a deer. 08:38 — Galesville: Two subjects are on the floor.  10:52 — Whitehall: Officer is booking a subject on a warrant.  13:17 — Galesville: Caller wants to...
Two Trempealeau County residents died from COVID-19 last week as the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 120 new cases in the county. The two deaths were reported by both the DHS and the Trempealeau County Health Department. The number of new cases were eight more than the previous...
A county committee is recommending an alignment of board of supervisors’ districts that could affect eight of the 17 board members and create three districts in which no current supervisor resides. The redistricting endorsed by the committee Monday now goes to a public hearing next Monday at 6 p.m...
The man who stole two $50 bills at gunpoint from an Arcadia convenience store will spend the better part of the next decade in prison.  Michael Andre, 35, formerly of Independence, was sentenced by La Crosse County judge Scott Horne last Friday to nine years in prison and 11 years extended...
A man who once operated a daycare facility in Arcadia has been charged with felony repeated sexual assault of a child and causing a child to view a sex act. Fifty-three-year-old Scott Paul Lambert of Fairburn, Ga., is accused of improperly touching and exposing himself to a child between 2008 and...

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