Sunday, July 5, 2020

Monroe County

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 9:24am
Representative Nancy VanderMeer (R-Tomah) and Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) are seeking answers regarding the recent news of a convicted sexual offender from Kenosha County being released into the Town of Oakdale in Monroe County:  “As soon as we were made aware of the situation, we...
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:25am
The final two public information sessions concerning the April Monroe County advisory referendum on increasing taxes to cover debt payments on a new Monroe County nursing home will be held in Tomah and Sparta this week. The Tomah session is tonight (Monday) at Tomah High School and the Sparta...
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:16am
A total of nine properties in the Leon and Sparta area that received flood damage last August will be demolished and the property turned over to Monroe County. County Zoning Administrator Alison Elliott got approval from the Monroe County Board last week for a hazard mitigation grant through the...
Brian T. Zillmer.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am
On Feb. 11, at 6:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1050 County Highway S for a residence on fire that was reported by a neighbor. The residence and property was owned by Brian T. Zillmer, 42, of Black River Falls. Officers arrived on scene first at approximately 6:30 p.m. where they did not...
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:33am
The Monroe County Highway Department advises residents and other highway users to be prepared for the annual limitation of the weight of vehicles travelling on county highways.  Restrictions are placed each spring when the frozen ground begins to thaw, leaving the roadbed weakened and the highway...
Mike Arnold from Arnold's Service and Towing in Sparta, uprights a minivan that ended up on its side in a ditch on Interstate 90 Saturday. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney.
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:30am
The latest blast of winter weather caused a lot slide offs in Monroe County but only one accident with injuries. That mishap occurred this morning (Monday) on Cty. Hwy. O near Warrens, where a head-on collision sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. While the county...
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am
  The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management Division, is reminding residents that the agency has a Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. This notification service is in place to improve...
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am
A public information session concerning the April Monroe County advisory referendum on increasing taxes to cover debt payments on a new Monroe County nursing home will be held at Cashton Community Hall, Tuesday, Feb. 26. The meeting will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The non-binding, advisory...
Jennifer Chinnock, pictured with her stepson Gaige and husband Jered, was recently hired as the new director at Faith In Action of Monroe County. Contributed photo.
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
Earlier this year, Faith in Action (FIA) of Monroe County, which is a nonprofit faith-based organization helping elderly and/or disabled residents of Monroe County maintain quality of life and independence through trained volunteers, was in need of a new director. The right individual needed to be...
A Wisconsin State trooper was involved in an accident Tuesday afternoon, which caused a chain reaction putting numerous vehicles and semi truck in the ditch near Oakdale along Interstate 90/94. Contributed photo.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Winter has come late to Monroe County in full force as much of Central Wisconsin was blanketed under heavy snow Tuesday and the previous week. Local communities have received well over one foot of snow with Tomah recording over 17 inches over the course of recent days while Sparta received 12...


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