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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:29am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will continue its tradition of celebrating Independence Day with family activities, music and fireworks in Sparta’s Memorial Park on Thursday, July 4. Sparta’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration is highlighted with free activities for children and youth, games...
The skies above Tomah were littered with kites Saturday morning for the second annual Kite Fest held at the Tomah High School Varsity Soccer Fields. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:26am
Spectators arrived a little earlier than the wind to Tomah's Kite Fest Saturday, June 15. But once the mid-morning June wind picked up a little speed spectators had plenty to watch above the skies at the Tomah school district soccer fields. The Tomah Chamber of Commerce Kite Fest for its second...
Fort McCoy, local, and state government personnel learn about intergovernmental and community partnerships during the Army Community Partnership Kick-off and Needs and Capacity Conference on April 25, 2019. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:07am
Leaders from throughout the Fort McCoy Garrison, tenant organizations, and state and local government agencies participate in the Army Community Partnership Kick-off and Needs and Capacity Conference on April 25 at Fort McCoy. The conference supported the Army Community Partnership Program at Fort...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:04am
Last week, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance took up the Natural Resources and DNR section of the 2019-2021 biennial state budget. Included as part of the omnibus motion approved by the committee was a provision pushed for by Rep. Tony Kurtz (R-Wonewoc), Rep. Loren Oldenburg (R-Viroqua...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 9:56am
    Department of Natural Resources staff is actively assessing the impact of a manure spill that led to a significant fish kill in Bostwick Creek in the Town of Bangor. The incident, which affects the area upstream of Highway M to Larson Road in La Crosse County, was reported to the DNR on...
Club Oasis owner Joshua Schams is pictured with the supper club's signature drink, an old fashioned.  Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney.
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:04am
As a teenager, Joshua Schams was an employee of the Club Oasis on Hwy. 21 between Sparta and Ft. McCoy. "I started out as a dishwasher and then I showed up one day and the cook didn't show up so I learned how to cook," he said. "I used to joke around that I was going to come back and buy the place...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:59am
The Tomah City Council approved a request by local ATV/UTV clubs for a route into Tomah for owners to drive their units in the Fourth of July parade. The request was on the agenda for the May meeting. But the absence of one council member at the May Committee of the Whole and following some heated...
Jakob M.E. Layland
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:57am
Jakob M.E. Layland, 21, of Tomah was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court June 7 with attempted armed robbery with threat of force as a repeat offender, attempted theft by use of a dangerous weapon, criminal damage to property by use of a dangerous weapon as a repeater and disorderly conduct by...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:54am
The selection of Frank Keller, Inc. to design and manage a building project for the city of Tomah emergency services is an important step. But Tomah fire chief Tim Adler and Tomah Area Ambulance director Randy Dunford are not putting the cart before construction. Adler noted a site location has not...
With some welcomed June weather the pool was the ideal venue last week as the students in the photos can attest. Contributed photos
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:51am
To make sure all the kinks are worked out, Tomah students of all ages had the chance to give the Tomah Aquatic Center a good test run the last week of school. Students from toddler age to middle school had the opportunity in shifts during the last week of school to spend a few hours splashing,...

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