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Jessica L. Resop
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:44am
On June 8, at approximately 10:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to a disturbance on Superior Ave. in Tomah. According to the complaint, the victim stated his wife, Jessica L. Resop, 36, attacked him. He told officers that morning when he woke up Resop was messaging another individual on Facebook....
Author Jolene Brackey offered advice for caregivers during ‘The Longest Day: A Celebration of Caregivers’ at Murray’s on Main in Tomah June 5. Together with the Dementia Friendly Monroe County Coalition, Tomah Memorial Hospital (TMH) coordinated the event to fulfill a recent Monroe County community health assessment that showed area caregivers do not have enough resources and support. Contributed photo
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:42am
Jolene Brackey feels it is vital for caregivers to take care of themselves, while providing care to those living with Alzheimer’s. The nationally recognized speaker and author delivered a keynote presentation during ‘The Longest Day: A Celebration of Caregivers’ at Murray’s on Main in Tomah June 5...
Pictured is just a sampling of the items at the Queen of the Apostles rummage sale June 21-23 at the parish school and church hall. Some of the volunteers helping include Heather McLoughlin, Natalie Divyak, Sue Clay, Sandy Jordan, Madonna Kuderer, Pam Rixie, Marti Hawver, Marilyn Peak and Ray Hawver. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:39am
If you walk past Queen of the Apostles Parish school the next few days you may hear a faint buzzing sound coming from its gymnasium. Not to be alarmed. That's the buzz of activity as volunteers work feverishly to prepare for the large parish rummage sale June 21-23. Alright, the buzz is merely a...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:37am
The Veterans Assistance Foundation, Inc. announced that the low-income veteran apartments located at 1118 Superior Avenue in Tomah above the G.I. Need That thrift store are complete and have received inspection approval from the city for occupancy as early as July 1.  On Tuesday, June 25, VAF will...
Lady Butterfest Edie Habhegger and her choice, “5 yd Squares Hibiscus”, created by Joan Gavin. Contributed photos
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:22am
The 22nd Annual Butterfest Quilt Show was a huge success. There were 110 entries and 212 voters. The awards were as follows: Festmaster's choice: “Royal Star of Kansas” Lovina Miller Lady Butterfest’s Choice: “5 yd Squares Hibiscus” Joan Gavin Miss Sparta’s choice: “Elvis in the Heartland” Julie...
The BD-5J Micro Jet will be on display Saturday as part of a traveling space museum at the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum’s Space Day in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Contributed photos.
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:12am
Come rain or shine, the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum in downtown Sparta will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during a free Space Day block party this coming Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include “explosive” science demonstrations by Oakley Moser at 11 a...
The City of Sparta and Sparta School District reached an agreement last week for the city to purchase Lakeview Elementary School, which it plans to renovate into a new police station. Pictured are, from left, Police Chief Dave Kuderer, Co-City Administrator Mark Sund, Sparta School Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren, Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust and Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:03am
In a widely anticipated transaction, the Sparta School District accepted a $225,000 offer from the City of Sparta last week on Lakeview Elementary School. The city plans to use the school, located on Pine Street and Rusk Avenue at the entrance to Memorial Park, for a replacement of its antiquated...
Stagecoach rides will be available following the parade Saturday afternoon. Contributed photos.
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 9:59am
The Village of Rockland will be celebrating its centennial in conjunction with Park Progress Days at Gaylord Park this year, which will be held June 20, 21 and 22. The festivities will begin on Thursday, June 20 with a meatball supper from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rockland United Methodist Church with a...
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 9:55am
In the world of cheese aged generally equates to a more refined taste. For Humbird Cheese Mart being aged, 50 years to be exact, certainly equates to a sign of stability and quality customer service. Humbird Cheese will recognize 50 years in business Saturday.            Colleen Isensee started in...
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 9:42am
The first in a series of community forums on universal health care will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at the La Farge Community Center, 202 N. State St. Titled “Our Dysfunctional Healthcare System: Which Way Forward?” The forum will feature a panel ofthree healthcare professionals: Dr....

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