Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:29am
During the great lumber and logging era, log rolling, as a sport, gained popularity in the late 1800s. The long standing tradition, spiked the interest of recent Sparta High School graduate Jessica Janzen while she was looking for a project to earn her Gold Award for Girl Scouts.
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:20am
A well known veterinarian from the Tomah area was killed in a one-vehicle accident Thursday, June 7 near Tunnel City.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, the accident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. on Cty. Hwy. M near Flint Road, when Steve "Doc" Doll, 68, failed to negotiate a curve in the...
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:02am
By BOB KLIEBENSTEIN
Cathy Coffey is never exactly sure of the number until they actually arrive.
But when Thursday, May 24 arrived Coffey was pleasantly surprised with the mumber of volunteers that arrived to volunteer for Our Town Tomah's annual Spring Planting Day. Volunteers...
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:10am
“We made it. A week late but here we are outside in beautiful weather and you all look fantastic,” Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren said as she made her remarks at the Sparta High School graduation ceremony Friday evening.
A week prior the event was cancelled after an individual posed a safety...
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:02am
Despite cooler temperatures, overcast skies and mid-morning light rain Tomah's first Kite Fest provided a visual 'wow' factor which drew an estimated 1,000 to 1,200 people to the event.
The Tomah Chamber of Commerce coordinated the June 2 event based at the Tomah School District soccer fields...
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:54am
After a four-year absence from the event, the car show is returning to the 34th annual Butterfest.
The car show runs from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, June 9 on the grass just east of the beer tent along Osborne Drive.
Organizer Aaron Arnold said he's hoping for at least a couple dozen entries this year but...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 11:37am
Nearly 20 years separate the teaching careers of Gary Von Ruden and Janelle Buchholz.
But as the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton (NOW) School District educators near the end of the school year they find themselves joined at the hip professionally. Von Ruden, 62, and Buchholz, 57 are retiring after 17 and...