Sunday, July 5, 2020

Monroe County WI

Pictured is the Monroe County ARES/RACES Emergency Coordinator Kelley Becker and Steve Becker W9DXE, Radio Tech. Contributed photo.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:49am
The Annual Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day was held last weekend where part of the Monroe County Amatuer Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) group participated by putting their emergency communications equipment to the test. The Monroe County...
Deke Slayton Museum Director, Alyssa Young and History Room employee, Hannah Scholze prepare exhibit spaces for the July 9th reopening to the public. Contributed photos.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:31am
The Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum and the Monroe County Local History Room & Museum will open their exhibit spaces to the public on a limited basis starting Thursday, July 9. Both museums have been closed to the public since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Staff were...
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Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:36am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) responded to two separate incidents this past weekend. On Thursday, June 25, at approximately 6:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to the scene of an accident in the Township of Wellington involving a motorcycle and a truck, where injuries had been reported...
Monroe County Solid Waste Director Gail Frie is pictured at his home away from home for the past 12 years – the Ridgeville Landfill. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:29am
Gail Frie has worn a lot of hats in his life. He’s been a farmer, school bus driver, business owner, county board supervisor, politician and most recently, the Monroe County solid waste director. But one thing he’s never been is retired. On June 26, “Garbage Gail” as he jestingly refers to himself...
Jayme Altman and Todd Scholz from Tomah Area Credit Union presented checks to five area fire departments and two Monroe County social agencies as part of a COVID-19 Relief Grant. Checks were presented to Brighter Tomorrows Jan Bruder and Corina Nohr. Contributed photos.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 8:55am
Tomah Area Credit Union was awarded a $20,000 COVID-19 Relief Grant. TACU divided the money between five local fire departments and two agencies on the front lines to help with homelessness and domestic violence in Monroe County. The fire departments divided $15,000 and $5,000 was divided between...
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:30am
The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) has reported eight new cases of COVID-19 since Wednesday, June 24 for a total of 57 confirmed cases. The new cases include: • A male in his 80s where the investigation is ongoing. • A male in his 20s where the investigation is ongoing. • A male in his 20s...
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:28am
Rolling Hills Nursing Home administrator Linda Smith shared a familiar story to many of the Monroe County Board of Supervisors Wednesday night at their meeting. It remains to be seen if new supervisors on the board will grasp her message. With a board that includes several new members, Smith...
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:10am
The Monroe County Climate Change Task Force (MCCCTF) has two upcoming informational meetings on weather monitoring stations. The meetings were originally planned for this month but had to be postponed due to the Severe Risk Compass level for COVID-19. The first meeting will be at the Wilton...
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:57am
The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) has reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 since last Thursday, June 18. The new cases include: · Male in his 30s who is asymptomatic · Male in his 26s, mild symptoms · Female in her 20s, mild symptoms · Female in her 20s, mild symptoms · Male in his 40s...
‘Down a Country Road’ owner Kathy Kuderer will share information on Monroe County’s horse-drawn community at the Best Western Hotel in Sparta on Thursday.
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:47am
Monroe County’s Amish community will be the topic of a presentation this coming Thursday at the Sparta Best Western Hotel meeting room. Kathy Kuderer will be giving the presentation from 6 to 7 p.m.  The program was originally scheduled at the Sparta Barney Community Center but had to be moved...


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