Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tomah WI

Tomah Department of Public Works employees are installing signs ATV/UTV access into the city of Tomah. Contributed photo
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:54am
It wasn't without vocal debate on pros and cons for both sides, but ATV/UTV routes are finally open in Tomah. “This has been a long time in coming," said Tomah Chamber and Visitors Center president Tina Thompson. "It was an inevitable transition for the city of Tomah to make, especially at a time...
Andy Draeger's family provided moral support for his one man triathlon. They included his parents Dan and Julie, son Archer, wife Samantha and her parents, Mike and Sue Buza. Contributed photos
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:42am
Andy Draeger is not one to take bad news sitting down. Draeger, 33, works on his family's cranberry marsh near Warrens. The 2005 Tomah High School graduate was off to the University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire after graduation. Draeger earned a degree in human performance in 2010 and a self proclaimed...
Mary Gerdes and her grandchildren Jaylen and Aubrie Funmaker visiting the Promise Garden in Tomah. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:52am
Walkers and teams from across the area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tomah. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Tomah on Saturday, Sept. 12 to ensure the health and safety for all involved...
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:42am
In what’s already shaping up to be a turbulent election, the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s order to temporarily halt municipal clerks from sending out absentee ballots, added a little more confusion to the process. Last Thursday, 54 days before the election, the Wisconsin’s high court stopped the...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:49am
If Tomah is going to have a new public safety building mayor Mike Murray wants to gauge the level of support from outlying municipalities to help fund the cost. Tuesday night the Tomah City Council approved sending a proposal to increase the per capita rate for Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS)...
On Friday morning, volunteers in teams of two, led by K9s trained to track scent, searched the surrounding properties of the last known location of Elisabeth Ageton, who has been missing since last Tuesday. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:20am
Late last week, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) continued its search for a woman that had been missing from the Town of LaGrange since Tuesday, Sept. 1. Thirty-year old Elisabeth J. Ageton was last seen in the area of County Hwy G near Hwy 12 just outside of Tomah and it is believed that...
Oakdale Elementary School principal JoLynn Schmidt, left, served as guide for a building tour as part of a Tomah school board meeting. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 10:02am
Tomah Middle School athletes will have to fuel their competitive spirit against familiar faces for the fall season. The presence of COVID-19 in the Three Rivers Conference forced the schools to cancel competitive games against other conference members, according to Tomah activities director Brad...
The two fire trucks parked outside Murray's On Main were only for a demonstration exercise, not an emergency. The ladder truck in the foreground is similar to one that is being lobbied for by the Tomah Fire Department for increased fire protection. The one behind is the TFD's existing ladder truck. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:38am
There was no cause for alarm when two fire trucks were parked outside Murray’s On Main Wednesday, Aug. 26. No fire to extinguish. No trapped felines atop the roof.  Actually only of the two ladder trucks belonged to the Tomah Fire Department. The other was a ladder truck from Pierce Manufacturing...
From left are Kay Snider-Mark, Karen Snider, Phyllis Snider and Kim Snider-Jost. Contributed photo.
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:22am
Like mother, like daughters. Phyllis Snider of Tomah raised her daughters to be conscious of the role women played in election history. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, Snider and her daughters visited the Tomah Area Historical Museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave...
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:16am
School District of Cashton   Cashton schools plan to begin classes on Sept. 1 under guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC,) Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Monroe and Vernon County Health Departments.  The district’s current plans offer flexibility between in person and...


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