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               Conservative political observations on the DNC convention:              Monday’s headliner was Michelle Obama. In my opinion she could have been the next president. Michelle has amazing popularity without producing much of anything for America. Maybe a Times reader will provide a...
  25 YEARS AGO Aug. 31, 1995             Construction on Tri-County Memorial Hospital’s proposed expansion and renovation project apparently will start next month, almost a year after it was originally hoped it would begin. The hospital’s $3 million-plus “Building for the Future” project. Was...
              While approaching a group of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau seniors I had grown familiar with through attending dozens of their athletic events over the past three-plus years, my mind raced rapidly thinking of what to say.             Prior to the cancellation of the spring high school...
While there won’t be any races at the county level, the November election will feature competitions for both Congress District 3 and Assembly District 92. Incumbent Congressman Ron Kind fought off his first challenge of the election season, defeating Mark Neumann with roughly 80 percent of the...
  (25 YEARS AGO) Aug. 24, 1995 - Boosted by cooperative weather, Beef and Dairy Days 1995 apparently was a financial success. Preliminary figures showed receipts from festival activities up in just about all areas. That should mean the sponsoring organizations — the Whitehall Lions Club, Hutchins-...
If decision makers really are looking out for the health and safety of student athletes then playing a football season in the spring shouldn’t be considered as an option. Early last week the Big Ten opened the door on such a possibility and last Friday, the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic...
(25 YEARS AGO) June 1, 1995 - Reynolds Tompter was presented with the Pigeon Falls Lions Club’s Community Service Award while Geoffrey Johnston was the recipient of the Lion of the Year Award. The only sure things in life are death and taxes, it is said, and a new one-half percent sales tax would...
(25 YEARS AGO) May 18, 1995 - Student speakers at the Whitehall High School commencement exercises to be held on Friday night will be salutatorian Erin Schroder, valedictorian Kristoff Ausderau and Angela Moe. Other members of the academic top 10 of the class of 1995 are Jessica Borreson, Chris...
  (25 YEARS AGO) May 11, 1995 - An investigation into the April 19 terrorist bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City, Okla., reached the Times’ area. A Federal Bureau of Investigation agent was looking in Trempealeau County for an area resident wanted for questioning in connection with the...
(25 YEARS AGO) April 13, 1995 - Whitehall will remodel more rooms in its new city center into office space to accommodate another tenant. The city council gave a tentative go-ahead for work in the old art room building in the former Memorial High School building, purchased by the city last year....

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