Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:30am
Tomah school district superintendent Cindy Zahrte announced her retirement at the Tomah School Board meeting Monday night.
Zahrte said retirement is effective July 1, of next year. The announcement was made at the start of the board meeting with a large contingent of building principals in...
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:41am
Over the past 39 years Dave Kuderer has seen the Sparta Police Department go from a simple Mayberry-like force to a sophisticated organization of highly trained professionals with the latest technology and gadgets at their disposal.
In that same time, Kuderer has gradually moved up the ranks,...
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:45am
Law enforcement and dairy farming share a few occupational traits.
First is a commitment to an occupation that is seven days a week.
Another is on the bad days you can find yourself stepping through a lot of..., well you know what.
Finally, on the good days both jobs bring a great deal of...
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...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 9:10am
When Diane Keene shared a few thoughts at a recent Tomah School Board on her retirement, Cheri Moser had little to offer.
Not too surprising since both ladies shared similar duties and experiences in 30 plus years of employment with the Tomah school district.
Moser retires after 39 years as a bus...
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:47am
Most people plan retirement a year or two in advance, giving themselves plenty of time to take care of all of the loose strings that accompany retirement. Philip Wenzel however, dove into retirement headfirst with a two-week notice.
Wenzel, a Sparta native, recently retired from the Boeing Company...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 10:34am
Those who enter the Bangor Middle/High School principal’s office will see a different face come next fall. Principal Don Addington, who has spent 33 of his 39 years in education in the Bangor School District, is set to retire at the end of this school year.
When he graduated from high school in...