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 District Attorney John Sacia of Galesville, who has served his county as a prosecutor since 2015;
Lincoln then filed suit in Trempealeau County Circuit Court, asking the court to declare the annexation invalid and challenging it.
Hi-Crush Partners issued the following statement related to progress it is making on remediating the area in Trempealeau County impacted after a detention pond berm was intentionally breached as part of a successful effort to rescue a trapped worker at the Company's Whitehall, Wi., facility: "Hi-Crush continues to contribute significant resources and is making steady progress toward cleanup and remediation of the area, and is encouraged by the results.
In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that Trempealeau County, Wis., was justified in rejecting Iowa-based AIIEnergy's proposal for a 550-acre frac sand mine, processing and rail-loading facility outside Arcadia, Wis.
>> The birds on our 38 acres in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin have been very good to pose for my camera.
In 1947, the Vernon County Breeders and Trempealeau County Breeders Cooperative merged to create Tri-State Breeders Cooperative.
Lauri Clements, R.S., M.S., EH Specialist and Christine Hovell, R.N., B.S.N., Director/Health Officer, Trempealeau County Health Department, Whitehall, WI
The lawsuit, brought in Trempealeau County (Wis.) Circuit Court on Oct.
Jane Pederson, in her study of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, imaginatively used obituaries for the period from 1915 to 1930 to show patterns of persistence rather than mobility.
Focusing on two towns and two villages in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, Pederson's picture of the frontier, specifically the rural community created during what she terms the postfrontier years, is decidedly different from the mythical scenes painted by Turner and later supported by his student Merle Curti.
Reported by: L Knobeloch, PhD, K Krenz, H Anderson, MD, Environmental Epidemiologist, Div of Health, Wisconsin Dept of Health and Social Svcs; C Hovell, Trempealeau County Nursing Svcs, Whitehall, Wisconsin.