Trempealeau County Newswire

Trempealeau County Newswire

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  1. Trempealeau County Fair kicks off 157th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WKBT

    ... grade took part in the contest, which aims to grow the kids' knowledge of 4-H. In its 157th year, the Trempealeau County Fair brings in between 8,000 and 10,000 people every year. While events like the annual tractor pull and demolition derby bring ...


  2. DNR says endangered reptiles will dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... power rebuilds the line in Trempealeau and La Crosse counties. It's between the Marshland Substation in Trempealeau County and the Briggs Road Substation in La Crosse County. Old and decrepit and in need of repair, apparently. The rattlesnake is ...


  3. Man flown to hospital after crash with semiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says a tractor was driving on the shoulder of the highway going westbound. A semi was approaching and tried to go around the tractor.


  4. OSHA proposes fine of more than $83,000 for Ashley Furniture IndustriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... said another employee had a similar injury on the same type of machine in January. The Arcadia plant is Trempealeau County's largest employer. The company can pay the fine, ask for an informal conference with an OSHA director, or contest the ...


  5. Proposed electrical transmission line rebuild may result in the...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | State of Wisconsin

    ... long 161 kV transmission line within its existing right of way between the Marshland Substation in Trempealeau County and the Briggs Road Substation in La Crosse County, due to the line's age and poor condition. The cooperative will use helicopter ...


  6. Dairyland Power Cooperative proposing new transmission lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WKBT

    The cooperative is proposing to rebuild its transmission line from Trempealeau County to the Briggs Road substation in Holmen. The transmission line is more than 60 years old and over the last couple of years has caused a number of power outages.


  7. Deadly WeekendRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... after going off La Crosse County Road F and and hitting a culvert. The driver was thrown from the car. In Trempealeau County, two cars collided on Highways 54 and 93 near Trempealeau. Thirty-year-old George Christie crossed the center line and ...


  8. La Crosse man killed in Trempealeau car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... lane where it collided with a 2004 Buick Rondevous. Christie was pronounced dead at the scene by the Trempealeau County Coroners Office. The three occupants of the Buick, Refugio Barrientos, age 56 and passengers Mauro Gomez, age 32 and Albert ...


  9. One killed, three hurt in Trempealeau Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident in Trempealeau County. It happened around 3:15 Saturday morning near the intersection of Highway 93 and Wright Drive, west of Galesville.


  10. Onalaska armed robbery suspect pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WKBT

    ... of Monday's plea deal. La Crosse County Judge Elliot Levine said Smith also faces a theft charge from Trempealeau County once police reports are obtained. Estimated restitution for that charge will be $1,600 to $1,800. Judge Levine said that case ...


  11. Airport Employee Surprised to Meet President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... leaving the tarmac the President met for a brief photo-op with a select group of citizens including a Trempealeau County Sheriff, some families, and four airport maintenance workers, who set-up for the arrival, but had no idea they were actually ...


  12. Two injured in separate motorcycle accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... at motorcycle lost control on a corner causing him to fall into a guardrail. The second crash happened in Trempealeau County on Highway 53 northwest of Osseo. Investigators say the man on that motorcycle hit a deer and suffered a major leg injury.


  13. Two injured in separate motorcycle accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department received a report of a motorcycle vs. deer accident on Highway 53 near Pine Creek Road in the Township of Sumner Sunday evening. According to authorities, James A. Peterson, 63, from Osseo was traveling southbound on Highway 53 when his motorcycle struck a deer that was in the middle of the road.


  14. Independence man arrested for possession of crystal methRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WKBT

    Trempealeau County authorities arrested a 29-year-old man for felony possession of crystal methamphetamine and two counts of felony delivery of methamphetamine. The Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant on June 9 at about 12:50 p.m. at Adam H. Greenwold's apartment on Washington Street in Independence.


  15. Wisconsin's frac sand industry boomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... some expansion has slowed. Emerge Energy Services last month canceled a project in Independence , in Trempealeau County, saying it was "no longer economically viable." In response to dropping oil prices, Emerge said this month that demand for sand ...


  16. CapX2020 power line construction continues in Trempealeau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | WKBT

    ... implosive blasts in each area. The connections are not used on every structure. Crews will be working in Trempealeau County through early summer. Work on the Wisconsin segment between Alma and the new Briggs Road Substation near Holmen is scheduled ...


  17. Trempealeau County Sheriff's deputy rescues injured owlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WKBT

    The Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page that the Trempealeau County Dispatch received a call about an injured owl and Deputy Johnson and his trainee Deputy Cruz responded.


  18. Osseo man accused of stealing cattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    According to the Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department, Miller drove to a farm and stole 11 calves. The criminal complaint states he then sold them at Equity Livestock in Eau Claire.


  19. Crews battle two fires in Trempealeau County Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The first was reported southeast of Osseo near Rindahl Valley Road, the second, which was reported shortly after happened north of Osseo near Ryder Road. Several departments were on scene for both to help, Osseo Fire Chief Nels Gunderson told WEAU that leftover debris from an earlier burn triggered the fire near Rindahl Valley Road.


  20. Frac Sand Mining Company backs out of new mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A Texas based frac sand mining company is backing out of plans to develop a 1,600 acre mine and processing plant in Trempealeau County. Over the last year, Superior Silica Sands has been in the process of developing a plant between the cities of Independence and Arcadia.