Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Detail of 1877 Greenfield Township plat map showing the location of the Tarr Valley School in Section 22.
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:58am
[In the summer of 1936, an 86-year-old widow in Missouri named Agnes Julia Ferguson sat down to write her memoir. The result was a document just over ten pages long, though it contained a multitude of incredible stories and memories. Even more incredible was the reason for her writing: 70 years...
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 9:15am
On Wednesday, Aug. 7, at approximately 4:45 p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO,) Tomah Police Department and Sparta Police Department were made aware of a vehicle that had fled from the Wisconsin State Patrol.  Tomah PD located the vehicle travelling...
A vehicle driven by a Bangor man rolled and caught fire Monday on Iberia Avenue in the Town of Sparta. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:34am
A man escaped serious injury Monday thanks to the help of two unidentified passersby who pulled him from a burning vehicle in rural Sparta. According to Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, his department was dispatched at 12:38 p.m. to a reported one vehicle roll over on Iberia Avenue in...
The Tillman children are pictured in front of the granite bench in Wilton, marking the site of the former Tillman Produce Company. From left, Marjorie Youngren, Art Tillman, Lois McCue, Louise Larsen, Barbara Erickson, Daniel Tillman, Philip Tillman and Sally Rogina. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:12am
From the 1930s up until 1974, Tillman Produce Company was a household name in Monroe County. It was started by Bid Tillman, a Highland Park, Il man who came to Wilton in an old truck in 1932, to buy chickens and eggs, which he sold in Chicago. Over the years, the company grew and by the 1950s its...
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:49am
“It is never too late to go back to school,” according to Andrea Hansen, Self-Sufficiency Program Director at UW-La Crosse. “SSP is a free pre-college program that can help low-income single parents and other adults discover this for themselves.” The 13-week evening program is offered every fall...
The first patient day at the new Tomah Health is scheduled for Oct. 2. Also pictured is the exterior of the rehabilitation and wellness center. Contributed photos
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:42am
It's official. Tomah Health officials have taken ownership of the new building at 501 Gopher Drive. Patients will not be in the hospital until Wednesday, Oct. 2. said Tomah Health CEO Phil Stuart. "Construction of Tomah Health is on budget and on schedule with our first patient day scheduled Oct. 2...
Budding Top Gun candidate? Too soon to tell. But Colby Jones clearly looks the part with his sun glasses and his perch in the seat of the Blackhawk helicopter that was a popular attraction at Monroe Count National Night Out at Winnebago Park in Tomah Tuesday afternoon. Colby was at NNO with his mother Jessica, and his brother, Kasen. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:33am
It's not often family get to see how Leah Baldwin and Tim Wildes spend some of their work days. But at Monroe County's National Night Out Tuesday at Winnebago Park, not only family, but hundreds of strangers had the opportunity. Baldwin and Wildes were two of three crew members who staffed a UH-60...
Pictured is the winning team at the TMH Foundation golf outing. From left are Dustin Powell, Joe Berry and Jeff Penkwitz. Missing from the photo is Tim Best. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:22am
The MBE Wealth Management team made up of Dustin Powell, Joe Berry and Jeff Penkwitz and Tim Best, topped the field of 30 teams to win the 24th annual Tomah Memorial Foundation Golf Outing held at Hiawatha Golf Club, Aug. 2. The team recorded a 14 under par 58 during the 18-hole scramble event,...
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:19am
The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its seventh annual Mental Health Summit on Wednesday, August 14, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year, the Tomah VA has partnered with Western Technical College to host the event at the Lunda Center, on the La Crosse Campus as well as the support of...
Flying away, or so it appears, is Allison Schroeder as she poses by one of the sidewalk drawings, compliments of Lemonweir elementary art students. Contributed photos
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:12am
Organizers for Tomah's Downtown Thursday Nights billed the concert series as a family event, appealing to all ages. The first four have been a solid success, in part due to activities for all ages. Bounce houses have been getting ample use. So much that additional supervision was needed to control...


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1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
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