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Weaver is pictured the day of her ordination with Pastor Dawn Lindberg of Peace Lutheran Church and Bishop Gerald Mansholt of the East Central of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Contributed photo.
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 9:39am
Alyssa Weaver knows the skills used as a history teacher at Tomah High School will come in handy when she embarks on a new path starting June 24. Rather than teaching history in front of a classroom, Weaver will share scripture in front of a congregation. Rather than write course lessons, Weaver...
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 9:21am
Monroe County senior residents can receive complimentary foot care during a one-day foot care clinic June 25 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Tomah Memorial Hospital. The clinic – titled, ‘Sole Providers’ will be conducted by Viterbo graduate nurses who will trim, cut, and clip nails, corns, and calluses...
Jakob Layland
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:01am
At approximately 10:17 p.m. June 5, officers from the Tomah Police Department were dispatched to Kwik Trip North concerning an armed robbery complaint. Officers were notified that a male subject, later identified as Jakob Layland, reportedly entered the store and brandished a knife while allegedly...
Bob Betthauser of Tomah, center, poses with his Miss Sparta Choice Award he won at last year's Butterfest Car Show for his 1917 Ford Model-T. Also pictured are 2018 Miss Sparta Emily Phillips and John Bell, one of the event organizers. Contributed photo
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:59am
The Sparta Butterfest Car show will be drawing car enthusiasts to the fest grounds for another year. The car show runs noon-4 p.m. Saturday, June 8 on the grass just east of the beer tent along Osborne Drive. Organizer Aaron Arnold said he's hoping to surpass the number of entries last year, which...
Sparta High School’s production of Cinderella won two Jerry Awards. Spirit Award recipient Michael Krpan, who played Prince Topher, will perform during the awards show this coming Sunday. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:56am
The Overture Center in Madison recently announced a list of The Jerry Awards recipients for the 2018-19 season. Within the 98 productions around the state in 92 communities of varying sizes and theater programs with varying budgets, Sparta High School’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:54am
The City of Sparta Finance Committee agreed Wednesday to purchase a vacant lot on the 800 block of Randy Road in the Pfaff Parkway Subdivision to use as flood control. The lot essentially acts as a storm water retention pond for the neighborhood located on the city's west side. The subdivision,...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:53am
The Boys & Girls Club of Sparta is hosting its 19th Annual Sparta Stampede on June 8 with race time starting at 8:30 a.m.  This family-centered, fun, annual event helps to raise funds for programing at the Boys & Girls Club.  The club provides programs to Sparta’s youth to promote academic...
Xcel Energy held a ribbon cutting for its second SolarConnect Community solar garden in Cashton last week. Colonel Hui Chae Kim, Senator Jennifer Shilling, Congressman Ron Kind, Xcel President Mark Stoering and Loren Oldenburg were among a large group of supporters and subscribers in attendance. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:49am
Xcel Energy can trace its roots back to the days of hydropower after coming into Western Wisconsin with the loggers. Last week, Xcel Energy and SolarConnect Community subscribers celebrated the completion of the program’s second solar garden at a ribbon cutting in Cashton. “We were a 100 percent...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:43am
Cashton’s Live on Main Street Music Festival organizers have announced the schedule for the two-day event. Beginning on Friday, June 14, the gates will open at 6 p.m. and Matt Mahlum will begin the pre-show at 7 p.m. Mahlum will show off his own brand of funk and rock to get you ready for The...
Pictured is Izzy Hilt, of Tomah receiving her girfts from Peggy Wright, essay chairperson for Monroe County. Contributed photo.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:41am
The 2019 essay contest winner for Monroe County has been announced as Izzy Hilt, daughter  of Charles and Bonnie Hilt of Tomah.  Izzy is a student of Kristine Gerke at LaGrange Elementary School in Tomah. Gerke is involved in educating her students in the agricultureal field. The topic for this...

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