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  25 YEARS AGO October 9, 1997 A judge is scheduled to hear more testimony on whether to sentence as a juvenile an Independence youth convicted in the shooting death of his mother’s boyfriend. Trempealeau County Circuit Judge John Damon heard a full day of testimony in the case of Ryan Bogdonovich...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO October 2, 1997 In a scene that was more reminiscent to a World Wrestling Federation match than a city council meeting, Independence city hall was filled with a group of emotional firemen and a city council ready to flex its muscle. Members of the Independence Fire Department were at...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO September 25, 1997 Reigning over homecoming festivities being held in Whitehall Memorial High School are the members of the court: Jerry Tiffany, Mike Estenson, Mike Geurink, Jason Estenson, Tim Gunderson, Laura Bender, Nicole Tollefson, Amy Halama, Tricia Sobotta and Tricia Austin...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO September 18, 1997 An Independence teenager charged with killing his mother’s boyfriend has been convicted of a lesser charge, and may yet be sentenced as a juvenile. Ryan Bogdonovich pleaded no contest to reckless homicide with a dangerous weapon Thursday in Trempealeau County...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO September, 11, 1997 Seven Whitehall High School students were honored when the Riverland Girl Scout Council held its annual Gold and Silver Award banquet. Lesley Back, Alyssa Glanzman, Liz Hauser, Cassandra Johnson, Sara Johnson, Sarah Lessard and Amanda Lisowski will be presented...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO September 4, 1997 Jim Herman is your typical Wisconsin teenager who hunts, plays football, helps out on the farm and belongs to the FFA. Oh – he also wins fiddle contests, has a cassette tape-recording for sale and there’s another tape on the way too. Area residents who have attended...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO August 28, 1997 At Ettrick man has been charged with dealing drugs are the result of a “sting” operation in Arcadia. Eric Benjamin is charged with five felony counts of delivery of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. According to the criminal complaint, Benjamin sold the...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO August 21, 1997 Whitehall’s attempts to raise money for its new “family aquatic center” got a major shot in the arm this week. Mayor Keith Johnson announced Monday that Ashley Furniture Industries made a gift of $50,000 to the new city facility, which is to replace the existing...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO Aug. 14, 1997 Despite their protests that they didn’t want one, members of the Whitehall district board of education will be getting a raise. District residents attending Thursday’s annual meeting voted to raise the annual salaries paid to board members by five percent. Board members...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO Aug. 7, 1997 Andrew Sargeant, 18, of Arcadia died when his vehicle went into a ditch on Lewis Valley Road about a mile and a half west of Hwy. 93 in the town of Arcadia on Saturday. Sargeant’s vehicle, which was eastbound on the town road, struck a concrete bridge support and...

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