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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...

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...
Wednesday, June 3 10:27 — Galesville: A rock flew from a dump truck and broke the caller’s windshield.  16:12 — Blair: Caller reported a two-vehicle accident.  16:39 — Osseo: An inmate would like to file a theft complaint. 19:32 — Independence: Caller advised a vehicle swerved at subjects.  19:46...

Dress-up, drive-up: Friends of the Trempealeau Library passed out registration materials for their summer library program. (Times photograph by Abby Sacia)

The Friends of the Trempealeau Library started their summer reading program last Thursday with a fantasy-themed drive up event. The theme of the summer program this year is “Imagine Your Story”, and library director Jessica Schoonover said that the program will look different from past years due to...
Wednesday, May 27 13:24 — Osseo: Caller wants to report possible child abuse.  13:56 — Whitehall: Law enforcement has been requested at the courthouse.  21:26 — Galesville: Caller reported a vehicle is backing up to his property line and the driver is revving the engine.  21:35 — Arcadia: Caller...
The Trempealeau municipal pool will open with a 50-patron maximum capacity for open swim on June 14 to residents and village of Trempealeau taxpayers. The announcement came with the release of protocol and guidelines for the 2020 pool season approved at Thursday’s regular meeting of the Trempealeau...
The city of Blair’s park committee is trying to open the city’s aquatic center by July 15, but with some adaptations for the short season.  Wanda Cartrette told the council that the city’s aquatic center will only be open to Blair-Taylor School District students and maintain a maximum capacity of...
Arcadia officials are scheduled to reconsider their previous decision to not rent shelters in city parks this summer because of concerns about COVID-19. The council at its next regular meeting of June 17 will take a second look at whether the shelters can be safely used. The council previously...

Clifford Tyson dressed in his Sir Redd Dogg attire to deliver groceries and supplies to residents of the Minneapolis neighborhood in which he grew up. (Submitted photo)

Pain. It wasn’t his neck that the police officer’s knee was on. He wasn’t the one who lost his life and he didn’t personally know George Floyd. But when Clifford Tyson heard about and saw what happened, Pain is what he felt. “Just so much pain,” Tyson said. “Why does this keep on happening? What...
Despite the passing of a bill to eliminate cost prohibitions on improvements to get nonconforming buildings above the floodplain, residents in the village of Trempealeau still cannot move forward under the new law. Wisconsin Act 175 was signed into law on March 3, but due to more restrictive...

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