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Monroe County WI

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 8:46am
On October 5 at around  7:15 p.m., the Monroe County 911 Communications Center received a call reporting that a dump truck had struck a tractor on County Highway B near Dayton Avenue in the Township of Little Falls.   Michael Cannon had been operating a 2000 Red Peterbilt dump truck heading...
Stephanie Gauger, left, an adult education instructor for WTC, and Stan Hendrickson, the Monroe County Jail administrator, stand in the Project PROVEN classroom in the Monroe County Jail. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 10:33am
In the words of Victor Hugo, “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” That’s one of the guiding ideas behind Western Technical College’s “Project PROVEN”, a program introduced eight years ago to help jail inmates re-enter the workforce by providing them with educational and employment...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:18am
On Tuesday of this week, Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) was notified of an individual who had passed away from COVID-19. The resident was a female in her 80s who had previously been hospitalized; in an effort to protect the family’s privacy, no other information will be released at this...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:15am
Monroe County Judge Todd Ziegler ruled last week to decline a request to reinstate a permit for Meteor Timber. The Georgia based company is still continuing its effort to locate a frac sand operation in northern Monroe County near Millston. The special type of sand is used to remove oil and gas...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:08am
The Monroe County Solid Waste Department will be hosting Monroe County Clean Sweep, a special waste clean-up day on Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Monroe County Landfill, located at 20448 Junco Rd in Norwalk.  The event is open to all Monroe County residents that are non-commercial/industrial...
Kayleigh Day
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:36am
Kayleigh Day, Community Health Educator for the Monroe County Health Department, lowered hopes for a return to the Sparta Kiwanis Club’s traditional luncheon format when she spoke to Kiwanians Tuesday, September 22.  Day, appearing by Zoom on the day Gov. Tony Evers renewed the state-wide mask...
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 9:17am
A rural Tomah woman has died in a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of State Hwy 131 and County Hwy A in the Township of Wilton. On Sept. 29, at about 10:40 a.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a car and a semi-truck. It was reported...
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:41am
“Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities” is the theme for the 2021 Conservation Awareness Poster Contest, which is sponsored by the Monroe County Land Conservation Department.  The contest is open to all students in grades K through 12 enrolled in public, private and homeschool in Monroe County. Each...
Depicted above is a breakdown of the Sparta Area School District’s reported active cases of COVID-19 among its individual school buildings. Contributed photo.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:19am
Starting Monday, September 28, the Sparta Area School District will become 100 percent virtual, at the RED level. This determination was made Wednesday based on conversations with the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) and with guidance provided by the CDC, Wisconsin Department of Public Health...
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:17am
Consider it two steps forward for proposed construction of a new Rolling Hills Nursing Home in Sparta. The Monroe County Board of Supervisors defeated a resolution at its meeting Wednesday night to consider a request for proposal (RFP) to privatize nursing home operations. Supervisors then approved...


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