Monday, July 24, 2017
Off with the old and on with the new. Workers from JD Riley Construction have been busy giving the Rec Park milking parlor a facelift before the Monroe County Fair. Workers are pictured installing a new observation window for the parlor. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Not so much a nip and tuck. More a case of snip and attach.
The Al and Annie Wells farm in Leon was hit hard by flood waters Thursday.
Flood waters from over seven inches of rain in western and southern Monroe County experienced last Wednesday and Thursday have receded but residents are still cleaning up in some of the harder hit areas.
Tomah’s Madison Lindauer (center) drives the ball past the outstretched hands of two opponents during a 16-team tournament at Black River Falls. The Lady Timberwolves finished second in their pool, but turned it up a notch in the final round to capture the team title with a 2-1 victory over Hillsboro. Herald photo by Delaney Schaller.
Because they’re played in the off-season, summer league sports are sometimes less intense than those contested during the regular high school season. But don’t tell that to Teri Derousseau and the Tomah High School volleyball team.
Lady Cardinal spiker Cora Kostuch (center) blasts a spike past a pair of Viroqua opponents during Friday’s summer volleyball tournament at Black River Falls. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Bangor won its pool and posted a top-eight finish in a summer volleyball tournament in Black River Falls Friday.
Pictured is Lamplighter Road south of Leon, where a tributary feeding the Little La Crosse River overflowed its banks and washed out the roadway.
Between four and seven-plus inches of rain fell throughout Monroe County Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, swelling streams to beyond capacity and flooding farm fields and basements.
Josh Knoll
It’s always been a dream of Josh Knoll’s to coach baseball, so landing his first coaching job at his alma mater at the age of 25 has got to be the icing on the cake.
Off with the old and on with the new. Workers from JD Riley Construction have been busy giving the Rec Park milking parlor a facelift before the Monroe County Fair. Workers are pictured installing a new observation window for the parlor. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
The Al and Annie Wells farm in Leon was hit hard by flood waters Thursday.
Tomah’s Madison Lindauer (center) drives the ball past the outstretched hands of two opponents during a 16-team tournament at Black River Falls. The Lady Timberwolves finished second in their pool, but turned it up a notch in the final round to capture the team title with a 2-1 victory over Hillsboro. Herald photo by Delaney Schaller.
Lady Cardinal spiker Cora Kostuch (center) blasts a spike past a pair of Viroqua opponents during Friday’s summer volleyball tournament at Black River Falls. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Pictured is Lamplighter Road south of Leon, where a tributary feeding the Little La Crosse River overflowed its banks and washed out the roadway.
Josh Knoll
Off with the old and on with the new. Workers from JD Riley Construction have been busy giving the Rec Park milking parlor a facelift before the Monroe County Fair. Workers are pictured installing a new observation window for the parlor. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:06am
Not so much a nip and tuck. More a case of snip and attach. That's the case for the milking parlor at Recreation Park after many years of a tired, faded green exterior. Just in time for the Monroe County Fair July 26-30, the parlor is receiving an exterior facelift by workers from JD Riley...
The Al and Annie Wells farm in Leon was hit hard by flood waters Thursday.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:55am
Flood waters from over seven inches of rain in western and southern Monroe County experienced last Wednesday and Thursday have receded but residents are still cleaning up in some of the harder hit areas. Gov. Scott Walker flew into Ontario on Monroe County's southern border Friday morning before...
Tomah’s Madison Lindauer (center) drives the ball past the outstretched hands of two opponents during a 16-team tournament at Black River Falls. The Lady Timberwolves finished second in their pool, but turned it up a notch in the final round to capture the team title with a 2-1 victory over Hillsboro. Herald photo by Delaney Schaller.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Because they’re played in the off-season, summer league sports are sometimes less intense than those contested during the regular high school season. But don’t tell that to Teri Derousseau and the Tomah High School volleyball team. The Lady Timberwolf spikers brought all kinds of intensity to the...
Lady Cardinal spiker Cora Kostuch (center) blasts a spike past a pair of Viroqua opponents during Friday’s summer volleyball tournament at Black River Falls. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:58am
Bangor won its pool and posted a top-eight finish in a summer volleyball tournament in Black River Falls Friday. The Lady Cardinal spikers finished with a 4-2 mark in pool play and advanced to the quarterfinals, before falling to eventual champion Tomah in the varsity tourney. Bangor opened play in...
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:56am
A heartbreaking loss in the semifinals forced the Sparta Juniors to settle for a third-place finish at the American Legion U16 State Baseball Tournament in Nekoosa over the weekend. Holding a 3-2 lead over Bayport in the bottom of the seventh inning, Sparta committed a pair of errors that led to a...
Pictured is Lamplighter Road south of Leon, where a tributary feeding the Little La Crosse River overflowed its banks and washed out the roadway.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:01am
Between four and seven-plus inches of rain fell throughout Monroe County Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, swelling streams to beyond capacity and flooding farm fields and basements. More damage was reported countywide due to the deluge, which was one of the areas worst in recent memory....
Josh Knoll
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:48am
It’s always been a dream of Josh Knoll’s to coach baseball, so landing his first coaching job at his alma mater at the age of 25 has got to be the icing on the cake. Knoll, a 2009 graduate of Sparta High School, was selected as Western Technical College head baseball coach earlier this summer. He’s...

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