Trempealeau County

Trempealeau County, Wisconsin

36245 Main St
Whitehall, WI 54773
Phone: (715) 538-2311
Fax: (715) 538-4210

On central western border of WI, southeast of Saint Paul, MN; organized Jan 27, 1854 from Chippewa County. Name Origin: For the town at the foot of a high elevation surrounded by water; French transliteration la montagne qui termpe a l'eau of an Indian word probably meaning 'mountain drenched with water.' The Trempealeau River forms the lower western border of the county.

Area (sq mi):: 741.98 (land 734.08; water 7.90) Population per square mile: 37.90
Population 2005: 27,812 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 27,010 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,681; median household $37,889; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,274-$25,242
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Trempealeau County regulators shut down the Guza Pit near Independence this week for operating without a permit.
In 1947, the Vernon County Breeders and Trempealeau County Breeders Cooperative merged to create Tri-State Breeders Cooperative.
Director/Health Officer, Trempealeau County Health Department, Whitehall, WI
I admit to occasional fantasies where I envision what life might be like a few counties over, in Buffalo or Trempealeau County, where quiet farmsteads hide in the hollows of the Mississippi River valley.
To reserve a site, campers are being directed to call the Trempealeau County Clerk's office at 715-538-2311, extension 201.
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Rick Shearer, President of SSS and CEO of EMES, said, "While we are disappointed with the reports today that reflect the misunderstanding with the Trempealeau County Department of Land Management, Emerge Energy is still executing our growth plan.
The proposed facility is in Trempealeau County, which recently passed a moratorium that prevents any new sand facility from being approved for one year.
Trempealeau County has 10 frac-sand mines operating, and 16 other sites are in various stages of development after getting permits, Those sites cover more than 4,700 acres.
Kelsey, Wisconsin's top middle level volunteer, was recognized for playing a major role in upgrading and maintaining the Trempealeau County Humane Society's cat facility.
Kelsey, a member of the Trempealeau County 4-H in Whitehall and a seventh-grader at Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School in Independence, played a major role in upgrading and maintaining the Trempealeau County Humane Society's cat facility.
Elizabeth was nominated by Neenah High School in Neenah, and Kelsey was nominated by the Trempealeau County 4-H program in Whitehall.