Sunday, September 27, 2020

Oakdale WI

Grease under his nails puts a smile on Doug Maulsby's face, as does buying and selling vintage pickup trucks. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:46am
Drive by Doug's Trucks & Subarus Unlimited on the edge of Oakdale right now and your eyes are not playing games. Lined up orderly on his lot are a nice selection of used pickup trucks and Subarus, model years in the mid-2000s, all higher mileage. All in clear view as you pass by Doug's on...
This 50-inch zero turn Toro lawn mower will be cutting someone's lawn after July 19. It is being raffled off by the Oakdale Fire Department during Oakdale Fun Days. Contributed photo
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:37am
Plans are still on for Oakdale Fun Days July 18 - 19 at Oakdale Community Park.  Events include 5K and 10K run walk starting at 8a.m. on July 18. Sign up online (website below) or the day of the event. The 10K is a new event. Entry fees are $25 before July 1, $30 after July 1 and the day of the...
Cinch and her owner, Tangie Schendel, left, are pictured with the Oakdale Electric Cooperative crew who found her in January. From left, Eric Flock, Cory Johnson, Joe Engel and Dane Pasch. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:46am
(Editor's Note: In a time when good news stories are essential, this one warms the heart as spring begins to warm everything else around us). Giving up and going home during a storm isn’t an option for linemen, and it was never an option for Tangie Schendel or her beloved dog, Cinch, either.  This...
Owners of Wisconsin White Sands, LLC, a sand mine near Oakdale, have shuttered the operation, leaving taxpayers holding the bag for nearly a quarter million dollars in property taxes, while private firms are still owed nearly $800,000 in unpaid bills. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:07am
It might have been a scene from the 1850s California Gold Rush.  But instead of hundreds of thousands of miners rushing in with their pick and axes, sophisticated oil and gas companies brought high-tech equipment to western Wisconsin to tap into the white-sand resource that had always been there...
Bruce Ardelt
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:43am
Oakdale Electric Cooperative general manager Bruce Ardelt announced earlier this year his plan to retire in January 2020 to the board of directors.  He served as the fourth general manager in the 85-year history of Oakdale Electric Cooperative (OEC). Ardelt began his cooperative career at Adams-...
Ron Konieczny, left, receives the golden fire axe from Oakdale Area Fire Association chief Bob Gnewikow. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:47am
Ron Konieczny concedes it was not an easy decision, but two factors eased his mind when he decided it was time to retire after 25 years as a firefighter with the Oakdale Area Fire Association, the last 19 as the department's fire inspector. Konieczny and his wife, Sheila, own and operate R&S...
Chris Tackmann
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:49am
In 85 years of existence Oakdale Electric  Cooperative has had only four general managers. Number five will assume his duties in Oakdale on Jan. 13. Chris Tackmann has been appointed to replace retiring OEC general manager Bruce Ardelt. Ardelt was appointed general manager in 2000, after working 10...
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 9:24am
Representative Nancy VanderMeer (R-Tomah) and Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) are seeking answers regarding the recent news of a convicted sexual offender from Kenosha County being released into the Town of Oakdale in Monroe County:  “As soon as we were made aware of the situation, we...
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...
A Wisconsin State trooper was involved in an accident Tuesday afternoon, which caused a chain reaction putting numerous vehicles and semi truck in the ditch near Oakdale along Interstate 90/94. Contributed photo.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Winter has come late to Monroe County in full force as much of Central Wisconsin was blanketed under heavy snow Tuesday and the previous week. Local communities have received well over one foot of snow with Tomah recording over 17 inches over the course of recent days while Sparta received 12...

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