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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:59am
Designers revealed initial site-development options Wednesday for a Monroe County nursing home on Tomah's south side. Duane Helwig of Community Living Solutions (CLS), the architectural firm hired for the project, presented four options to the nursing home building advisory committee. He said the...
Bobby A. Clayton
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:57am
On Jan. 25 Bobby A. Clayton, 19, of Milwaukee was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with sexually assaulting a Sparta woman. Clayton appeared at a bond hearing via video teleconference where the court ordered a $50,000 cash bond with conditions. During the early morning hours on Jan. 22, the...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:30pm
Steve Peterson made his case as Executive Director of the Monroe County Economic Development Committee Wednesday night, addressing 15 members of the Monroe County Board of Supervisors and county leaders at their regular meeting held at the Monroe County Justice Center, giving his annual report. Now...
Called the “newest Lion in the world,” International Director Sam Lindsey Jr. of Hilltop Lakes, Texas swears in the first Warren’s female Lion member, Kaylee  Salzwedel, the daughter of club president Chris Salzwedel, on right as District Governor Pat Hart of the Warrens Lions watches. Herald photo by Tim Evans.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lionism is alive and well in Monroe County That was quite evident this past weekend in Warrens when over 50 area clubs from throughout West Central Wisconsin gathered to celebrate 101 years of the international organization at the District 27-D2 convention and learn more about the things Lions...
With the last picture of their family together in the background, Jenny Parker presented an emotional story about the loss of her son and the rise of a community Saturday afternoon at the Lions District 27-D2 Convention in Warrens. Herald photo by Tim Evans
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:30pm
Jesse Parker lives on. That’s the message an emotional Jenny Parker provided Saturday afternoon, speaking at the Lions District 27-D2 Convention at three Bears Lodge in Warrens. Parker is he mother of the 17-year-old Tomah High School youth who lost his life in a devastating Georgia traffic...
Howard Garves of Sparta received the Jan Cooper Award for 25 years of volunteer service to the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program from Robert Wood, also of Sparta, local coordinator for Sparta and Black River programs.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 2:30pm
Howard Garves could be termed a “tax genius” for local senior citizens. The life-long Sparta resident has volunteered to help local senior citizens with their federal and state tax returns for a quarter century. For his service, he was honored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Tomah Rotary Club will host their annual “Freeze Fest” next week, discussing the event Tuesday noon at their regular meeting held at the Ground Round restaurant. Robert Bollig, chairman of the event, said the outdoor event would again be held at various sites in the community including the...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 1:30pm
A new era of marketing Tomah and the surrounding area to the rest of Wisconsin and beyond will launch early this year. A Discover Wisconsin premiere: “Tomah-Wisconsin’s Western Gateway” will debut in mid-February. The Tomah Chamber and Visitors Center, along with Discover Wisconsin, will be...
Greg and Sue Evans, owners of Evans Print & Media Group of Sparta, will be the new owners of the Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise, combining the weekly newspaper with the Hillsboro Outlook as of Feb. 1. The purchase also includes a monthly “Neighbors” section that serves surrounding communities. Herald photo by Tim Evans.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
The Hillsboro will be back to a one-newspaper town Wednesday, Feb. 7 when new owners combine the present two newspapers, the Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise and the Hillsboro Outlook, into one weekly newspaper. Greg and Sue Evans, owners of the Monroe County Herald, based in Sparta, have put together a...
Rolling Hills Director Linda Anderson addressed members of the Monroe County Board of Supervisors Wednesday night, asking the board to do their due diligence before making a decision on moving the facility from Sparta to Tomah. Herald photos by Tim Evans
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:30pm
It’s going to Tomah! Approved by a 10-5 vote by the Monroe County Board of Supervisors Wednesday evening, the Rolling Hills nursing home in Sparta will be relocated in the “Wellness Campus” development on Tomah’s south side. In an emotional discussion, following pleas from county board members and...


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