Friday, October 18, 2019

Tomah WI

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:26am
The Monroe County Finance Committee Wednesday wrangled over whether supervisors should receive per diem and mileage payments for attending a scheduled four-day trial in January where they are defendants. The trial is for alleged open meetings law violations involving a controversial Jan. 27 county...
Victoria Brahm, Tomah VA Medical Center director. Photo contibuted by Braun Film and Video, Inc.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:21am
The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service hosted its annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) awards Oct. 16 to honor outstanding civil servants who have made significant contributions to the health, safety and prosperity of United States. The top honor, Federal...
Tomah school district food service was the beneficiary of a combined effort to raise money to offset negative lunch balances for over 800 families. In the front row, from left are the Lemons to Lunches team Izabela Garcia, Bristol Scholze, Fynlee Garcia and Cadence Scholze. Back from left, Cindy Zahrte, Jeff Cram, Darold Kukowski, Sue Paulis and Chris Dawley. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:12am
The big check had a Lions logo and Tomah Lions Club in the upper left hand corner. But be assured the Tomah Lions are fully aware it was the effort of four young girls from Tomah who were the driving force behind a nearly $4,600 ($4,519.30 to be exact) check donated to the Tomah School District...
David J. Hamilton
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:56am
On Friday, Oct. 11, David J. Hamilton, 41, of Kendall was sentenced in Monroe County Circuit Court to 60 years in prison in relation to his conviction on 57 counts related to sex crimes against children. Hamilton’s sentence, which was handed down by Judge Mark Goodman, was structured as 35 years of...
Tomah building trades students are Connor Perry, Alex McPeters, Jesse Smith, Ian Neitzel, Eric Tollefson, Dakota Riedesel, Dawson Cruz, Jacob Powell, Brody Foss, Mark Genske, Arley Burkhalter and Hunter Davis. Contributed photo
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:54am
Getting some dirt under the fingernails is an important element in career education. But so is taking time to learn from professionals who work in that specific career. Students from the Tomah High School building trades class participated in the La Crosse Area Builders Association Career Day...
Pictured is a quilt that will be raffled off to raise money. Contributed photos
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:45am
 Gloria Dei Church is holding its Haiti mission trip rummage sale. Oct. 25-26. Proceeds are sent to missionaries in Haiti to directly support work with children, medical needs, and faith. Donations will be accepted beginning Monday, Oct. 21. Set up begins early in the week. Lunch will be available...
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:19am
Details are pending for potential use of the former Tomah Memorial Hospital. Bob Dippen, Jr. confirmed last week that he and wife Gloria are pursuing the purchase of the building and two homes across the street that were also owned by the hospital prior the opening of Tomah Health on Gopher Avenue...
Pictured are some of the participants and instructors of an earlier women's self defense seminar at Choka U Gym. An upcoming seminar is scheduled for Oct. 19. Robert Bird is in the back row on the right. Contributed photo
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:53am
The emotional toll is still fresh for Robert Bird and his family. A life lost, a victim of domestic violence. Details that Bird insists are too painful to share with others, but still define this story. Bird hopes the details of this story can possibly shield others from what his family has endured...
Pictured front, from left Wisconsin State Trooper Jake Edwards, Sparta PD Officer Jenna Lee, Sparta PD Officer Chris Welker, MCSO Deputy Ethan Young, Representative Nancy VanderMeer. Back, from left Wisconsin State Patrol Lt. Jeramy Foster, Sparta PD Chief Dave Kuderer, Sparta PD Lt. Booker Ferguson, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels and MCSO Chief Deputy Robert Conroy. Contributed photo
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:48am
Representative Nancy VanderMeer of Tomah presented five local law enforcement officers with the First Responder of the Year Award for the 70th Assembly District Thursday. The five officers were nominated for this award by Sparta Police Chief David Kuderer in recognition of their selfless actions...
Faustino Silva Silva and Wendy Cruz Velasco of Norwalk were the parents of the last baby born at Tomah Memorial Hospital Oct. 1. Dylan Silva Cruz arrived at 1:20 p.m.
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:25am
Two babies born in Tomah made history. Faustino Silva Silva and Wendy Cruz Velasco of Norwalk were the parents of the last baby born at Tomah Memorial Hospital Oct. 1, while Sammuel Helmkamp and Breanna Pulley of Tomah were the parents of the first baby born in the Women’s Health Services Dept. at...

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