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There was a slight decrease in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Trempealeau County last week after a minor increase two weeks ago. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 40 new cases in Trempealeau County last week, three fewer than the previous week as the number of new cases...
A man is accused of setting fire to a van at a Whitehall gas station after he was left in the vehicle by a woman who said he refused to exit it. Jamie David Frye, 42, of Whitehall, is charged with felony arson of property not a building, and misdemeanor bail jumping and resisting arrest. He was...
Following reports that two homes had been shot, Galesville police arrested a man who reportedly said he was firing a gun from his bedroom closet because someone “was after him,” court documents say. Galesville police arrested Craig S. Reedy, 61, of 16210 Ridgeview Drive, 509, after an officer, who...
The Galesville common council voted to approve a three percent increase in the water rate to offset current deficits with the utility at their regular meeting Thursday. The current water volumetric charge of $4.77 will see an increase of approximately 14 cents per 1,000 gallons. The increase will...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board voted to waive instructional hours requirements in accordance with a Wisconsin State Statute designed to respond to the COVID-19 health emergency last Monday. District administrator Michele Butler said the move was a necessary response to the hybrid...
Memento seekers are expected to be allowed into the former Whitehall school as the county prepares to have it demolished in March to begin work on the county’s new criminal justice center. The county’s maintenance director, Jeremy Matheny, will announce a date in early March when those who wish to...

            The house at 36134 Roosevelt St. in Whitehall burned last week. The Whitehall-Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday.       (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

A house located at 36134 Roosevelt St. in Whitehall has severe damage from a fire last week. The Whitehall-Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 1:11 a.m. last week Wednesday morning after the fire was reported. Upon arrival, fire fighters noticed heavy smoke and flames...

            Maj. Gen. Diana Holland, director of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mississippi Valley Division (from left), Arcadia Mayor Rob Reichwein and Col. Carl Jansen, commander of the St. Paul district, sign a partnership agreement last Tuesday in Arcadia. The agreement sets the stage for the corps to begin a formal design of a $38 million flood control project for the city.     (Times photograph by Debbie Foss)

As Arcadia officials and a high-ranking federal engineering corps representative last week ceremonially signed a pact to move forward with a flood control project, the city starts an equally difficult phase: finding the money. “We really need now to get into the guts of the financing,” said city...

 

 

Wednesday, Feb. 3 11:12 — Whitehall: A vehicle rolled over in a creek. 12:42 — Arcadia: A house is on fire. Caller doesn’t know if it is occupied. 12:56 — Trempealeau County: A bumper is in the middle of the road. The vehicle must have struck the guardrail. 13:43 — Whitehall: Caller believes there...
The head of the county’s department of land management is on paid administrative leave while an investigation is conducted into his alleged mismanagement of department staff. Kevin Lien, who has been with the department for over 28 years, was escorted from the courthouse and will be on leave until...

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