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  The annual Trempealeau County Relay for Life was scheduled for June 19, but the COVID-19 pandemic led to the American Cancer Society requesting that all Relay for Life events be cancelled in 2020. Local officials had the option of postponing the event, but being that the event is held at...
  Wednesday, June 10 10:39 — Galesville: Caller advised her father is texting her saying he is needing help of some kind.  13:02 — Strum: Water is over the roadway.  13:24 — Galesville: Caller is reporting possible fraud.  15:37 — Arcadia: A construction cone is rolling around in the roadway;...

The Arcadia city council voted to keep the city parks and green spaces closed last week due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Times photo by Andrew Dannehy) 

The county’s escalating number of COVID-19 cases prompted the Arcadia city council to keep parks and green space closed and to deny a permit for a political rally that could have attracted 500 people.  The council had set their meeting of last Wednesday as a date to reconsider whether to keep city...
A woman from Strum is claiming police officers used excessive force after she was arrested for a dispute that began because she wanted mashed potatoes. According to a report obtained by the Times from the Strum Police Department, Karen Richter called 911 reporting a domestic disturbance, advising...
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and Division of State Patrol are reminding motorists to be extra alert for deer along roadways. Deer activity typically increases during May and June as females search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
It was another record week in terms of the number of people to test positive for COVID-19 as the Trempealeau County Health Department announced 19 more positive results last week. The new record broke the previous record of 16 set the previous week as the county had 61 confirmed cases as of...
Galesville is celebrating Founders Day this year with a virtual event.  Those wishing to take part Saturday, June 20, can watch videos from Old Main, the A.A. Arnold House and groups who were scheduled to perform. View photos and read historical information about Galesville’s Founders and the city...
The first phase of a $1 million fundraising effort by the Whitehall Public Library is set to begin this month with the approval last week of an agreement with a Madison non-profit fundraising group. The Whitehall city council last Tuesday approved the library board’s request to begin the initial...

Trempealeau Lions Club members served brats, hot dogs and root beer floats from the Trempealeau River Stop parking lot on Saturday. The Lions plan to serve catfish sandwiches on July 11, with details forthcoming on their Facebook page.            (Times photograph by Zac Bellman) 

The announcement in mid-May of the cancellation of Trempealeau’s annual Catfish Days celebration was not a decision made lightly according to Trempealeau Lions president George Bartels. “The biggest consideration was the health and safety of our members and volunteers. A majority of our members and...
Arcadia officials approved buying a one-time medical clinic building on the city’s east side, giving the city an over 5,000-square-foot site for a new city hall and police department. After a series of closed meetings to discuss the purchase and keep confidential the amount the city was offering,...

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