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The U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Diamond Saber event allows finance soldiers the ability to perform financial management operations in a simulated exercise environment. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:55am
Approximately 680 active duty, reserve and National Guard soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Department of Defense civilian employees from 45 different organizations worldwide recently partook in the U.S. Army’s only large scale financial management exercise at Fort McCoy.  The U.S. Army Reserve Command...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:52am
The Tomah Area MobilePack for Feed My Starving Children is just around the corner.  The website is open for volunteers to sign-up for the shift or shifts of their choosing. The MobilePack will be held July 12 and 13 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds (1625 Butts Avenue) in Tomah in the Recreation/...
Volunteers assist elderly anglers during the North American Squirrel Association event June 25. Residents from several area nursing homes had the chance to toss a fishing rod in the water and try their luck catching fish. Contributed photos
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:48am
Tomah's North American Squirrel Association (nasa) continues its role to provide access to outdoor activities for the handicapped and elderly. Over 35 nursing home residents and staff members attended the free n.a.s.a. fishing event held Tuesday June 25 at a private pond near Tomah. Residents from...
Eric Hall, left, and Travis Boettcher are partners in Tomah Lumber. The business is recognizing 90 years providing design, building and lumber needs for customers. Contributed photo
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:44am
Stability and service is generally a solid equation for success. Those factors have calculated into a successful equation for Tomah Lumber, observing 90 years in business this year. The business is a fixture on Superior Avenue near the railroad tracks. "Tomah Lumber has lasted 90 years strong...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:41am
Tomah's Festival Foods store has been sold to a Texas business owner. The sale was announced Thursday. The buyer is Mark Molter, Frisco, Texas, who owns MRM Investments. The sale is effective later this summer. Molter has applied for a Class A liquor and beer license in Tomah Wednesday under the...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:39am
Once considered a site for a new Tomah historical museum will become home to Tomah's newest bank. River Holding Company (Union Bank of Sparta) is planning to break ground for a new building later this summer on the vacant lot across the street from Band Box on Superior Avenue. Some of the...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:27am
On June 26, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Tomah Police Department received information from the Monroe County Crime Stoppers tip line of a subject that had reportedly made death threats through text messages. The suspect was identified as Dalton D. Hintz, 25. According to the report, Hintz has an...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:01am
More details are expected to be released soon regarding an early evening incident in Tomah Wednesday near the Amtrak station. According to Tomah police lieutenant Scott Holum, one suspect has been taken into custody. A name had not been released in time for the Herald deadline. The incident was...
Sparta Free Library Director Shanneon Grant accepted a position as director of the La Crosse Public Library, where she will begin her duties on Aug. 19. Contributed photo
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:58am
After two years in the position, Sparta Free Library Director Shanneon Grant announced Wednesday she will be resigning as to take the position of as director of the La Crosse Public Library. Grant, whose last day is Aug. 9, has been the head of the Sparta library since July 2017. She will start her...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:56am
With Monroe County supervisors seemingly at an impasse over where to build a new nursing home, County Board Chairman Pete Peterson proposed a new idea at Monday's Rolling Hills Committee meeting. He suggested selling the county nursing home and "everything attached to it" to the City of Sparta for...


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