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New Sparta Mayor Kristin Gust takes the oath of office Wednesday from City Attorney Jim Hellman as Alderman Bruce Humphrey looks on. Herald Photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:32am
It was standing room only in the Sparta City Council chamber Wednesday night as the city's first woman mayor was sworn in. Kristin Gust took the oath of office from City Attorney Jim Hellman before taking her place on the dais between City Administrator Todd Fahning and City Clerk Julie Hanson....
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:29am
A lawsuit filed against nine present and one former Monroe County Board supervisors along with the county board as a whole, has become so convoluted even Matlock would have a hard time figuring it out. The county's finance committee found that out Monday during an attempt to get some movement on a...
The Greener Cashton: Bag Brigade has been collecting old t-shirts in order to turn them into reusable bags, which they hope to spread throughout the community. Contributed photos.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:26am
Greener Cashton: Bag Brigade is a new initiative from Jolly Joiners 4-H Club in an effort to minimize the use of plastic bags in the Village of Cashton, making it a greener place to live. For the past few years, project coordinator Emma Mason has been having conversations with other community...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:21am
If the Rolling Hills Nursing Home Committee is any reflection of where the entire Monroe County Board stands, the April 2 referendum did little to address a stalemate over the site of a new facility. At its meeting Monday, committee member Rod Sherwood disputed that the Tomah site was no longer on...
A firefighter examines damage to a trailer that caught on fire Wednesday morning on Hwy. 27 north of Sparta. Contributed photo.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:12am
The Sparta Area Fire District was dispatched to a reported trailer fire on State Highway 27 near Dallas Avenue seven miles north of Sparta at 6:21 a.m. Wednesday morning. When Fire Chief Mike Arnold arrived the trailer was on fire and the truck pulling the trailer had been disconnected. Crews...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:10am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office located a vehicle Monday, April 15 in the parking lot at the West McCoy Blvd. Kwik Trip in Tomah that had been reported stolen.  A deputy, assisted by the Tomah Police Department and Wisconsin State Patrol, conducted a high-risk traffic stop and apprehended the...
Students in Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 19-03 complete a ruck march in below-zero temperatures while wearing snowshoes and backpacks and pulling ahkio sleds Jan. 29 at Fort McCoy. U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:07am
More than 220 students who were part of six, 14-day training sessions graduated from the Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) during the 2018-19 winter training season at Fort McCoy. Overall, nearly 400 service members - including Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers - received some type of cold-weather...
Demetrius S.L. Noble
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:05am
Demetrius S.L. Noble, 44, of Minneapolis was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with possession with intent to deliver designer drugs as a second offense, possession with intent to deliver THC as a second offense, possession of THC as a second offense, possession of a controlled substance and...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:03am
The American Planning Association (APA) and their Small Town and Rural Planning (STaR) division selected  the City of Tomah Downtown Master Plan to receive the 2019 Vernon Deines Honor Award for an Outstanding Comprehensive Plan or Special Project for a Small Jurisdiction. The award, named after a...
Bee Vue
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:00am
On March 28, at approximately 2 a.m., law enforcement conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 90. According to the complaint, the driver, Bee Vue, 34, of Sheboygan, reportedly appeared to be very nervous as he was sweating, shaking and stuttering when he spoke. Vue...

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