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  Starting in late June the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will begin another round of aerial treatments to control gypsy moth in Trempealeau County.  Phase two targets adult male moths, whereas phase one earlier this spring targeted gypsy moth...
  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 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...
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...

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...
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...

Trempealeau County Sheriff Brett Semingson said he has encouraged county law enforcement officers to be especially aware of their surroundings.            (Times photograph by Debbie Foss)

Trempealeau County’s racial composition makes it unlikely Sheriff Brett Semingson will have to deal with the protests and turmoil of elsewhere, but the anti-police uproar still stings. “A while ago it wouldn’t have taken too much for me to just quit,” Semingson said in an interview. “But then I...
Although the village of Ettrick board considered reducing the liquor license fees for Ettrick bars in response to the Safer at Home order, they decided last week to keep their current license fees. Last month, the board met shortly before the Safer at Home order was struck down by the Wisconsin...
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...

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