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  25 YEARS AGO May 7, 1998 Members of the Whitehall High School small ensemble that received a first rating at Saturday’s state music contest were: Greg Van Sickle, Jerry Tiffany, Mandy Kampa, Leah Hanson, Matt Halama, Chris Manka, Todd Getts, Mandy Gauger, Ryan Mickelson, Eric Wilmeth, Alyssa...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO April 30, 1998 Area residents who are looking for a job and a Green Bay Packers autograph, can get both at the same time this weekend. The occasion is a “Pro Day” recruiting event hosted by Ashley Furniture Industries at its Arcadia facility on Saturday. Present to meet with...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO April 23, 1998 The Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors got its third change of chairman in the past six years, this week. Supervisor Lyle Anderson of Blair was elected chair on the third ballot during the board’s biennial reorganization meeting. Anderson defeated Ernest Vold and...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO April 16, 1998 There may not have been many contests for seats on the Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors, but last week’s election nevertheless will result in a shakeup on the board. Only two of the 21 seats on the board were contested, but both incumbents lost — and, in both...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO April 9, 1998 Lee Meinerz and Mandy Kampa were the 1998 recipients of the boys’ and girls’ Norse Awards, presented to the top senior athletes at Whitehall Memorial High School. Meinerz and Laura Bender are the school’s Scholar Athlete Award winners and are thus eligible for the...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO April 2, 1998 City of Whitehall officials may have to reconsider plans for a new fire station since bids on the project came in much higher than architects’ estimates. Bids for the new fire station, which would be built in the west side commercial park on Highway 121 were opened last...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO March 26, 1998 Whitehall district school board members got an idea Monday night of what the local schools will gain, and lose, under the state of Wisconsin’s new public school choice program. The board, at its regular monthly meeting, approved applications for admission to the...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO March 19, 1998 A proposed historical museum for Trempealeau County got a boost from the county board of supervisors. The county board voted unanimously to approve a resolution calling for the county to proceed with the development of a historical center. The resolution reconfigures...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO March 12, 1998 Trempealeau County’s groundbreaking program to train new farmers is set to get underway in less than three weeks. The county University of Wisconsin-Extension office is currently taking applications for the Beginning Farmer Incubator Program, which will be operated at...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO March 5, 1998 A last-minute settlement has headed off a test of Whitehall’s dangerous-dog ordinance, but apparently will cost a city family their pet. A public hearing was called under provisions of the eight-year-old ordinance, but was cancelled after the agreement. As a result of the...

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