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Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:15am
Recent calls in regards to an upcoming fundraiser for the Monroe County Crime Stoppers are not scams. On Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m., Bryan Harris will be performing at the Sparta High School auditorium in his tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John. If you wish to attend there will be tickets...
Dwite J. Shaver
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:12am
At 5:48 p.m. on July 10, officers responded to check the welfare of a subject reported to be laying down in the playground area at a school in Sparta. Upon arrival, officers reportedly found Dwite J. Shaver, 54, of Sparta sitting on the ground leaning against playground equipment.  On the ground...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:09am
Projected opening days have come and gone for the Tomah Area Historical Museum. The earlier this year the museum's board approved the purchase of a vacant building on the opposite end of Superior Avenue from its original location on Superior Avenue. The building is known by many as the former...
David M. Hintz
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:19am
A Tomah man is in custody after police located him at a Kilbourn Avenue residence. David M. Hintz, 25, was arrested Tuesday shortly after 2 p.m. in a house at 605 Kilbourn Ave. Hintz was being investigated by Tomah police related to various criminal activities. He also had an active Wisconsin...
Oakdale fire chief Bob Gnewikow, left, presents Tim Flock with a mounted gold axe for 30 years of service and his retirement from the Oakdale Area Fire Association. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:23am
The signs at the Oakdale Area Fire Association's two station houses leave no question with their need. 'Firefighters needed' is the simple message. Not unlike message shared by rural volunteer fire departments across the region, across the state. As of Tuesday night the Oakdale department is down...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:20am
Two straight years of unusually wet conditions have led to flooding in areas of Sparta that have previously never had problems. The subject was raised at the Sparta Board of Public Works last Wednesday when Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning was asked how the Icecap Road Subdivision behind Theisen'...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:18am
Sparta Area School District’s Director of Business Services Leah Hauser addressed the Policy, Finance and Facilities Committee regarding discussion to contract with Building Solutions out of the Milwaukee area to audit the costs on the district’s building projects. Hauser explained she looked...
It could be called a vintage tractor bond. From left, Dewaine Clayton, Jay Betz and brothers John and Steve Weiskircher, standing next to Steve's 1957 International Harvestor 330. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:14am
In terms of size and power tractors that lined the fence around Tomah's Recreation Park July 11 would not hold a candle to those that lined the fence just a few weeks ago for the Tomah tractor pull. But then again, that is the intent of tractor owners who participated in Dewaine's Tractor Ride July...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:10am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Cracker Barrel Legislative Breakfast at 7 a.m., Monday, July, 29 at the Sparta Family Restaurant located at 741 Avon Rd., Sparta. This is an opportunity for constituents to hear about area legislators' plans and priorities and to ask questions...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:09am
A batch of deadly, laced heroin originating from La Crosse is suspected in two overdose deaths in Juneau County. Authorities reported that a 26-year-man was discovered dead at a home in Necedah on July 3, just two hours before a 44-year-old man was found dead in a New Lisbon residence. Police are...

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