Cat wrestlers defeat Mondovi

Wildcat wrestlers traveled to Mondovi on Thursday for dual meet action. This would be the last meet prior to the Christmas break and the Northern Badger Holiday Tournament. Entering the meet the Cats were riding a three- match winning streak and winners of two of three. For more on this story, click here.

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Lady Cats beat Whitehall

The Blair-Taylor girls defeated Whitehall in their Dec. 20 game. The Lady Cats ran the game, holding a 13 point advantage over the Norse at halftime. The final was 67-44. Danyella Waldera and Isabel Berg lead the scoreboard with 16 points each. Marlee Nehring and Lauren Kidd followed with 14 points. Felicity Pooler hadd 5…

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Wildcats beat Indians 70-44

The Blair-Taylor Wildcats boys basketball team goes into Christmas Break with a perfect 7-0 record and ranked number 10 in the state polls in Division 5. They  traveled to Greenwood and defeated the squad by a score of 70-44.   The Wildcats controlled the game from the beginning to the end as they built an…

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Bernice Anna Kindschy

Bernice Anna Kindschy, age 89, of Whitehall, died on Saturday, December 22, 2018 in the Grand View Care Center in Blair. Bernice was born on May 1, 1929 to Arthur and Lorena (Iberg) Kaste. She was born and raised on the homestead farm located in the town of Lincoln, Buffalo County, WI. Bernice graduated from…

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Tiyanna Jolynn Hotchkiss

Tiyanna Jolynn Hotchkiss, age 13, of Richland Center, formerly of Blair, died on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Tiyanna was born on August 11, 2005 in La Crosse, the daughter of Katie Olson and Douglas O’Brien. Tiy lived in Blair until the age of nine, when she moved to Richland Center. Tiy was currently in the…

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Home sales decrease as prices rise

MADISON, Wis. — The median home sale prices have increased while the number of home sales also increases for the month of November, according to a report from the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) . The median price for Trempealeau County home sales in November was $147,200, a 10.8 percent decrease from November of 2017, according…

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B-T FFA, volunteers, donor help kids sleep in a bed

Blair-Taylor FFA members, an anonymous donor, and some adult volunteers came together Friday and created 20 beds, which will be used to get some kids off the floor. Sleep In Heavenly Peace’s (SHP) Trempealeau County chapter coordinated the event, its fourth ‘build’ effort to create beds in about four months. Of the 20 beds built Friday, 12…

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Arcadia school receives $12 million for new Wanek Center

The Arcadia School District formally received a $12 million donation from Ron and Joyce Wanek Foundation Friday afternoon for the new Wanek Center, a community center which will include a gymnasium. This donation will be used towards the new facility that will serve as a community recreation and event center as well as athletic space,…

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Aloydis L. Eckman

Aloydis L. Eckman, 91, of rural Blair died Friday, December 14, 2018, surrounded by family in the Bethany Riverside Nursing Home in La Crosse. Aloydis was born on August 14, 1927 to Carl and Gina (Gimse) Helstad. She married Carl Jerome Eckman in French Creek, WI on June 29, 1946. They owned and operated the…

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Lady Cats rout Alma/Pepin

The Blair-Taylor girls basketball team beat Alma/Pepin 60-38 during their Dec. 6 game. The Ladycats gained an early lead and stole the game away with a 15 point lead at halftime. (30-15). They scored another 30 points during the second half, while Alma/Pepin only scored 23. For more on this story, click here.

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