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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:32am
The Tomah City Council received good economic news at its meeting Tuesday night. New Lisbon based Mill Haven Foods will build a production facility on eight acres just outside the city. The land is located along Grain Avenue and is part of a 48-acre parcel that will be annexed into the city as an...
An artist rendering of the 32 unit Bay Shore Twon Homes Development as seen from Perch Lake.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:30am
A new 32-unit apartment complex proposed for the south side of East Main Street overlooking Perch Lake, will be the subject of a public hearing following a joint meeting between the Planning Commission and Public Works Board this Monday. The developer, Keystone Development of Oshkosh, is applying...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 2:53pm
Several children and two drivers were taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a Tomah school bus Wednesday morning. The accident occurred at 7:09 a.m. on Highway 21 near Cty. Hwy. M in the Town of Greenfield. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department,  the school bus was stopped in...
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:04pm
Parents in Tomah are getting creative – and colorful – in their fundraising efforts to support their children’s education. Tomah elementary schools’ Parent Teacher Organizations are joining together to put on the second annual Fun/Walk With Color this Saturday, September 17 to raise money for...
VFW Post 2112 in Sparta
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:02pm
On Thursday, the Perch Lake Supper Club in Sparta will officially become Lakeview Supper Club – but the name is not the only change patrons will see. Owned by the VFW Post 2112, the supper club has hired a new manager, Rhonda Vitcenda of Ontario, who will be updating the menu and setting new hours...
Skipp Ryba, Sarah Schultz, Rachael Schultz, Tyna VanBeek, Randy Pribbenow and Jennifer Gammons rehearse for Absolutely Murder. The play opens this weekend at the Sparta United Methodist Church.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 11:51am
A new face has taken over the Summit Spirits director’s chair, and his first production debuts this weekend. Tom Martin has been involved with the theatre group for seven years, when he and his wife volunteered to help behind the scenes. “Normally I’m the guy who builds sets,” he said, smiling. “...
Karen Rapp
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 10:52am
Karen Rapp is a bit hesitant to share her age. The longtime employee at Tomah's Farmers & Merchant (F&M) Bank feels it's an easy question to solve with simple math and knowing a few facts. Rapp graduated from Tomah High School in 1956 and started working at the bank following graduation....
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 10:46am
The ad hoc committee created to study revisions of the Tomah bond schedule for drug related offenses held its first meeting Wednesday night. The committee consists of Tomah Mayor Nellie Pater, council members Chris King, Mary Ann Komiskey and Lamont Kiefer, City Attorney Penny Precour-Berry, Tomah...
Three kayakers make their way down a stretch of the La Crosse River that runs west from South “K” Street in Sparta. An excavator from Holtz Lime & Gravel of Loganville, which is doing stream bank improvement on the stretch, can be seen in the background.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 10:44am
The La Crosse River as it flows through Sparta has undergone a transformation. For the most part, gone are the steep sandy banks laden with heavy brush and downed trees along with a shallow, muddled riverbed. They have been replaced with clean sloping shorelines and babbling, flowing water that are...
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:56am
City of Sparta Treasurer Mark Sund was cautious when presenting 2017 budget numbers to the finance committee Wednesday. “This is very preliminary because I don’t have all the figures in,” he told committee members. With final figures for state shared revenue, highway aid and school credit not...

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