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         Recent Eleva-Strum High School graduate Carter Gunderson laughed with coach CJ Christianson after reaching the basepaths in last Thursday’s WIAA Division Four state baseball championship game at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox City Stadium in Grand Chute. Gunderson played a crucial role in the Cardinals’ state title and said his love for the sport stems from his father, Ryan.             (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

Five minutes after the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team claimed its first state championship in program history, senior Carter Gunderson received a phone call that meant more than any other ‘Congrats’ he could ever receive. Gunderson’s father, Ryan, was too excited to start with a ‘Hello’....
An Ettrick man was returning home from planting on his family’s farm when his car was followed by one driven by a Melrose man who allegedly shot and killed the father of two. Todd Eric Gieck, 61, of Melrose was charged Thursday for purportedly shooting through the window of the victim’s car,...

 

 

A Melrose man is in custody in the Trempealeau County Jail for charges related to the homicide of Kyle Dahl.  Trempealeau County Sheriff Brett Semingson confirmed Wednesday morning that a release had been sent to other media outlets on Tuesday reporting that Todd Gieck, 61, was arrested for the...
Charges may be imminent in the May 15 death of a 36-year-old Ettrick man, according to information available early Monday morning. Sheriff Brett Semingson said officials were awaiting an additional and important piece of information that could allow homicide charges to be filed.  District Attorney...
A Galesville company will be tasked with removing a crumbling home on Fifth Street following local government action last Thursday. The Galesville city council voted 4-2 to grant Galesville business Doc’s Dirt Work & Excavating, LLC the job of removing the home at 16822 S. Fifth St., one Mayor...

            Karen Franson is the honorary survivor who will speak at the 2024 Trempealeau County Relay for Live in Pigeon Falls on June 28.            (Submitted photo)

Karen Franson has been affected by cancer in many ways. The cancer survivor will share her story with others as this year’s Survivor Speaker at the 2024 Trempealeau County Relay for Life. Franson, who lives six miles outside of Strum on a dairy farm with her husband, is a cancer survivor herself....

 

 

Wednesday, June 5 06:15 — Ettrick: Road closure reported.  09:34 — Galesville: Request to assist with a vehicle pursuit.  11:43 — Whitehall: Animal complaint.  14:37 — Whitehall: Thunderstorm warning issued.  15:19 — Osseo: A tree is down in the roadway.  15:19 — Blair: Trees are down blocking the...

Above: Eleva-Strum High School baseball coach CJ Christianson celebrated with fans moments after the Cardinals won the Division Four state championship last Thursday.

Below: Members of the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team took their turn with the state championship trophy. The 11-1 win over Solon Springs/Northwood marked the first state title in program history.          (Times photographs by Benjamin Pierce)

Before the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team stepped onto Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute for the WIAA Division Four state championship game last Thursday, they were prepared for a tight-scoring, emotional final game. Coach CJ Christianson told his players their...
The Village of Trempealeau will pursue a Premier Resort Area designation through state legislation, a move that would increase sales tax within the village by 0.5% to a total of 6%. A Premier Resort Area Tax (PRAT) is a local sales tax administered by the state Department of Revenue which applies...
The Arcadia city council approved the sale of a new liquor license but it was over the objection of one member who said the city has enough bars already. Marissa Acosta Perez, who also operates Latino Bar, was sold the city’s new “reserve” license last Wednesday after she was able to establish that...

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