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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 12:48pm
A Kendall man is charged with fleeing or eluding a traffic officer, along with 22 other traffic violations, after a high-speed chase in southern Monroe County that left one squad car damaged.  On June 22, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked at the...
Curtis Williamson of Sparta (left) and his college friend Drew Blake spent 15 days hiking the Superior Hiking Trail, which extends from Duluth, Minn. to the Canadian border.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 12:38pm
One of Sparta’s own spent 15 days hiking and camping on the Superior Hiking Trail in northern Minnesota. Curtis Williamson, a 2013 Sparta High School graduate, and his college friend Drew Blake, hiked from Duluth to the Canadian border along Lake Superior earlier this year. The trail passes through...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 10:32am
ne person was killed and two were injured in a July 4, two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highways 27 and 71 south of Cataract.  According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, the crash occurred just past 10:30 a.m. Robert R. Koss Jr., 64, of Mindoro, was driving south on Highway 27...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 10:31am
Authorities are asking the publics help in solving a June 30 armed robbery at BeMobile, a Verizon retailer located at 201 Helen Walton Drive in Tomah.  According to Tomah police, a BeMobile employee said three suspects, described as black males, entered the store at around 10:25 a.m., displayed a...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 10:29am
Mike Murray has stepped away from a business goal of reopening the Tee Pee supper club citing notification that another party has an accepted offer on the location. Murray has been vocal about his desire to reopen the business for months. Several days ago Murray posted the following Facebook...
The view from the boom operator’s bay of a Wisconsin Air National Guard C-135 Stratotanker as it refuels a C-17 Globemaster in the skies above Wisconsin during a training mission Tuesday that originated from Volk Field.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:41am
Tuesday I had probably the easiest plane boarding I can remember since 9-11. No waiting in line to go through security. No removing my shoes. No prodding by suspicious TSA personnel. In fact, after boarding, I was immediately escorted to my seat in the cockpit directly behind the pilot and co-pilot...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:01am
Throughout the past five years, the Boys & Girls Club of Sparta has seen several changes. From the implementation of four community learning centers, installation of updated technology and improvement of its financial status, the organization has continued to grow for the sake of young people...
Lola Morrison, who will be turning 103 in July, is an inspiration to staff and residents at Morrow Home Community.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:58am
Lola Morrison may be the oldest resident at the Morrow Home in Sparta, but she’s also one of the most active. Born July 20, 1913, Lola will be celebrating her 103rd birthday this summer, but her positive outlook on life keeps her feeling young. A month ago, Lola started walking without assistance...
Patients and employees gathered near the entrance of the Tomah VA to protest a recommendation that would privatize VAs around the nation over the next 20 years.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:57am
Protesters gathered near the entrance of the Tomah VA last Thursday to address a recommendation that would close and privatize VAs across the nation over the next 20 years. Earlier this month, the Commission on Care, a national committee tasked with examining and providing recommendations in...
Ford tough? How about Suchy tough. Carol Suchy made her return to the Dairyland Super National Pull in Tomah following a 2013 accident which left her paralyzed below the waist. Carol and husband, Bill, compete in their Totally Geared four-wheel drive pickup.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:54am
As a female in a sport dominated by men, Carol Suchy was thrust into the role as mentor to other women hoping to gain a foothold in that domain. Suchy has been an active supporter and driver for the Totally Geared pulling team, along with husband Bill. Totally Geared is part of the Totally Pulling...


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