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25 YEARS AGO April 18, 1996 Despite a substantial turnover of the Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors, and a run of bad luck for people occupying his position, John Killian was reelected as the county board chairman this week Tuesday. A Whitehall city council committee has given Beef and Dairy...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO April 11, 1996 Members of the 1996 Whitehall High School Junior Prom court are Chris Schroeder, Jeff Martinovici, Chad Foss, Travis Schroeder, Larry Paul, Cameron Severson, Rebecca Thompson, Amanda Staff, Tracie Schroeder, ALisha Sharp, Jarrod Fromm, Arne Berg, Annesa Semingson and...
As glimpses of “normal” begin to return to our daily lives with vaccination numbers growing, an unfortunate reminder of America’s other pandemic reared its head in Georgia. From well prior to COVID-19 shutdowns, America has been grappling with the widespread embrace of blatant falsehoods....
To the Editor: Facing similar needs to address failing jail facilities, both Winona and Trempealeau counties hired the same jail-planning consultant in the first month of 2018. Three years later, both counties are planning and budgeting 80-bed jail / law enforcement centers immediately adjacent to...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO March 14, 1996 In the contest for the District Eight Trempealeau County Board of Supervisor’s seat on Tuesday’s ballot, it is the challenger who has the edge over the incumbent in government experience. Supervisor Norm Herman of Whitehall is being opposed by Gordon Johnson of rural...
25 YEARS AGO March 7, 1996 With no opposition raised at a public hearing held Monday night, the city of Whitehall will proceed with an application for state funds to help a new business locate in the east-side industrial park. Only two citizens appeared at the hearing on the $80,000 Community...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Feb. 29, 1996 A divided Whitehall school board district board of education voted to hire a new boys’ baseball coach Monday, but not without debating how the school goes about filling such a position. The board voted 4-2 to approve the school administration’s recommendation to hire...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1996 The Pigeon Falls Fire Department was called out about 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon to battle a barn fire on the Roger Guse farm, located just south of the village on W. Daggett (formerly Fuller) Coulee Road. The PF firemen, aided by men and equipment from the Whitehall...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Feb. 15, 1996 Two area residents and a couple trucks donated by local fire departments, are part of a caravan of vehicles headed south this week on a Mission to Mexico. Clark Moe of Whitehall and Duane Sackett of Independence departed Saturday morning with about 20 other people and 10...
To the Editor: Glory Walking to the Mississippi River on a cold grey day, I want to write about the beauty here but am haunted by the images on TV, and my heart aches for a nation reeling.   I cannot ignore the cloud over our people, the terrible suffering. Our beloved country broken, riddled with...

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