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Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:56am
When the Monroe County Rolling Hills Committee meets Monday, April 15, it will consider a proposal from Tomah Memorial Hospital (TMH) to transfer 25 nursing home beds to its present facility. The county currently has 80 licensed skilled nursing home beds. With the new proposed facility requiring...
Brock Craig of Cataract stops to chat with Nick Barnett during an autograph session Wednesday at Jake's Northwoods. Seated next to Barnett, from left, are Ryan Grant, Earl Dotson, Bernardo Harris, and Scott Wells. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:00am
Area fans got a chance to rub elbows with some Titletown veterans Wednesday when the Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour rolled into Sparta. President and CEO Mark Murphy was accompanied by retired players Scott Wells, Ryan Grant, Earl Dotson, Nick Barnett, Aaron Kampman and Bernardo Harris. The group...
Benny C Vann II
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:45am
Benny C. Vann II, 25, of Tomah was arrested last Thursday following a tense interaction with law enforcement officers. On April 4, at approximately 6:48 a.m., law enforcement was dispatched to the 100 block of W. Jackson St. in Tomah for a disturbance that had reportedly been occurring throughout...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:41am
Stacey Hoffman of Bangor is the new operator of the concession stand at Memorial Park. The Sparta Park Board awarded her the contract Tuesday night after opening the two sealed bids it received. Hoffman submitted a bid for $5,000, $1,000 more than Mike Krueger of Sparta, owner and operator of Mr....
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:38am
The Tomah City Council approved a tax increment financing (TID) request from a Tomah woman interested in starting daycare and spa for dogs in the former Veterans Assistance Foundation building at 312 Superior Ave. Kathleen Cipriani submitted an application for financial assistance from tax...
Leonard C. Logan
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:31am
On April 2, Leonard C. Logan, 22, and Briah Y. Small, 21, were both arrested for disorderly conduct, bail jumping and manufacturing THC after a marijuana grow operation was discovered inside their apartment. According to the complaint, at approximately 10:30 a.m., law enforcement responded to a...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:27am
At two previous meetings, the Town of Sparta upheld its decision to deny right-of-way through its property to the Sparta Area School District’s new elementary school, which is scheduled to begin construction this spring. The township owns property along Hwy. 27 north of West Division Street, which...
Green grass, folding chairs and the shining sun are three signs for Americana Music in the Park. The community event is set to open its ninth season on June 5 in Gillett Park. Contributed photo.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:25am
In lieu of its 10-year milestone in 2020, Scott Wilcox is gearing up Americana Music in the Park (AMP) for this season to build anticipation. AMP kicks off June 5 with live music at Gillett Park for six Wednesday nights. Other dates are June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31 and Aug. 14. Wilcox plans to...
Christopher D. Ripp
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:21am
On April 5, Christopher D. Ripp, 33, of Wilton was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with possession with intent to deliver THC as a repeat offender, possession of THC as a repeater and possession of drug paraphernalia as a repeat offender. On April 4, law enforcement conducted a traffic stop...
Jim and Nodji VanWychen and Stephanie and Brian Knoepker have purchased the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center in Warrens. All four are active community members and with the Warrens Cranberry Festival. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:18am
Stephanie Knoepker has years of experience as an educator. Nodji VanWychen has years of experience as a promoter. Their husbands, Brian Knoepker and Jim VanWychen have extensive experience in the cranberry industry. Now all four can add another title to their life-experience portfolio - retailers....


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