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Monroe County WI

Monroe County’s COVID-19 cases have drastically increased since the pandemic began in March and continue to rise daily.
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:33am
On Wednesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers outlined the latest efforts to fight COVID-19 as the state continues to see a surge in cases and deaths related to COVID. On Tuesday, health officials reported that the seven-day average for new reported virus deaths has increased 880 percent in two months...
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:23am
The Monroe County Board will be meeting Thursday, Nov. 19 for its regular monthly meeting.  The meeting is being held one week early due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Supervisors will be voting nine separate measures during Thursday's meeting, including: • A resolution in support of Lynxx Network's...
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:19am
A collision with a deer brought a high-speed chase to an abrupt end Saturday and resulted in the arrest of a rural Tomah man. Police arrested Anthony D. Springman, 22, in Elroy after he led a Monroe County Sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase that began in Monroe County.   According to the...
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 10:06am
Gov. Tony Evers addressed Wisconsinites Tuesday evening to announce a new executive order urging people to stay at home as much as possible. The executive order issues recommendations that include staying at home as much as possible, only leaving when necessary for trips to work, the grocery store...
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 11:41am
On Saturday, Nov. 7,  at approximately 6:46 p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center received a call about a male subject on an Amtrak train causing a disturbance.   The suspect, Timothy Thomas, 31, of Portland, OR, brandished a knife at Amtrak staff and attempted to force entry into a secured...
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 11:37am
When Chad started in Monroe County’s OWI (operating while intoxicated) Court, he was fresh out of jail, jobless and had no idea on how to change his life. Addressing the Monroe County Board last month during an annual update on OWI Court, Chad said the program gave him the structure and guidance he...
The Village of Wilton was the lonely blue municipality in Monroe County with Biden winning by only one vote, 123 to 122. The Village of Wilton accounts for 1.08% of the total votes cast in Monroe County.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:41am
While the results of the presidential election in Wisconsin flipped from red to blue statewide from 2016, Monroe County’s results mirrored those of four years ago. The AP called the election Wednesday afternoon for Joe Biden, who garnered 49.6% of the vote compared to President Donald Trump’s 48.9...
Sparta residents lined up outside the polling station at the Sparta Community Center Tuesday morning. With a record-setting 91 percent voter turnout countywide, all polling stations were busier than usual for the election. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:38am
A record number of Monroe County voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s election where turnout reached 91.85%. A record number of people voting absentee contributed to the high turnout, which in the towns of New Lyme and Scott and the Village of Wyveille hit 100%. Almost every municipality in the county...
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:36am
In a close race separated by under 600 votes, Democrat Brad Pfaff claimed victory in the 32nd Senate District race over his Republican opponent former Sen. Dan Kapanke. Pfaff of La Crosse will fill the seat vacated by Democrat Jennifer Shilling. The 32nd Senate District includes La Crosse, Vernon...
Monroe County Veterans Service Officer Charles Weaver is pictured at Blyton Veterans’ Park in Sparta where a Veterans’ Day ceremony is scheduled to take place next week. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:32am
For the men and women who return home from war, the transition from military to civilian life can sometimes be a confusing and traumatic experience. Many veterans come home with both physical and emotional scars from war.  Obtaining readjustment assistance at both the federal and state levels and...

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