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Monroe County WI

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:07am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information related to an incident that occurred on Hatbox Avenue east of Sparta Sunday morning. According to the sheriff’s department, at approximately 3 a.m.,  at a residence on Hatbox Avenue, which is in the Town of Adrian Township, the...
The Back the Badge parade is ready to roll for the Monroe County Republican party at Tomah's Recreation Park. The parade started in Tomah and ended at the Sparta Police Department. Contributed photos
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:03am
The Monroe County Republican Party showed its support for local law enforcement Saturday. A parade that started at Recreation Park in Tomah,  rolled past the Tomah Police Department and ended in front of the Sparta Police Department where local Republican party supporters expressed their support...
In an effort to raise greater awareness during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Brighter Tomorrows also attended the Paws Against Violence event with Ft. McCoy and the Monroe County Animal Shelter earlier this month as 71 percent of domestic violence victims report that their abuser also abused or neglected their animals. Contributed photos.
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 10:52am
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In Monroe County, Brighter Tomorrows provides a wide array of services and support to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, which are free, confidential and accessible to any and all victims.  Some services include a 24-hour crisis...
The “2020 Go Monroe County Visitors Guide is a great resource of the area’s recreation, business and entertainment opportunities.
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 10:48am
The Monroe County Herald in conjunction with the Monroe County Economic Development & Tourism Committee is distributing copies of the Monroe County Go 2020 Visitors Guide. The 56-page magazine can be found as a supplement inside this edition of the newspaper. While it is a little out of date,...
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 10:36am
Sadly, the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition (MCSCC) and Couleecap, Inc. have completed a 10-year partnership made possible by the Drug Free Communities grant.  The MCSCC has been in existence since 1986, when it was first known as the Monroe County Adolescent Task Force. A group of concerned...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:40am
A sergeant with the Mauston Police Department is facing charges after an alleged accidental shooting at his house last month sent another man to the hospital. Michael Sturek, 39, Mauston, is charged in Juneau County Circuit Court with second degree recklessly endangering safety, a felony, and...
Spencer Cleary and Katie Bennett of Sojourner’s Journey are ready to welcome members of the public for tours of Jim’s House for Men and Debra Jean’s House for Women at an open house this week. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 10:31am
Sojourner’s Journey is a non-profit, non-denominational organization committed to helping those who are homeless and struggling with substance abuse and mental illness in the Monroe County area. The organization provides resources, education and developmental opportunities to empower men and women...
Museum executive director Jim Weinzatl displays one of the land record abstract books available for research. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 10:23am
Sometimes documenting history comes with a cost. The Monroe County Historical Society and Monroe, Juneau, Jackson County's Genealogy Workshop joined together to assist the Tomah Area Museum's establish its genealogy area. The Tomah Journal donated an ancient 3M 500 Reader/Printer microfilm machine...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 11:08am
Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger said Wednesday his office cannot prosecute any referrals related to Gov. Tony Evers’ administration’s Emergency Order #3.   The order, which could face legal challenges from Republican lawmakers, went into effect this morning (Thursday) and is set to...
Jared Roll, county historian for Monroe County, provides a review of the 1980 Cuban Refugee Program on Sept. 17 during Fort McCoy's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month in McCoy's Community Center. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 10:42am
Approximately 20 people participated in a socially distanced observance Sept. 17 for the 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month at McCoy’s Community Center at Fort McCoy. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 every year. In the presidential proclamation by President Donald J. Trump...

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