Monday, June 24, 2019

Tomah WI

Veteran puller Dennis Christensen’s grandson listens intently as Christensen talks about the importance of instilling a strong work ethic and positive attitude in his grandchildren through the multi-generational motorsport that is truck and tractor pulling. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:35am
It was three days packed full of action at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull this past weekend. With perfect weather for pulling, fans got to enjoy all five scheduled shows of tractors, trucks, dust and smoke. Thursday afternoon, Tomah Mayor Mike Murray welcomed fans and...
Board members, from left, Ron Savall, David Schreier, Chris Schreier and Dave Kuehl present Bob Richmond (second from right) with an appreciation award during the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull this past weekend. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:29am
During a special presentation Saturday evening at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull, the pull’s primary promoter, the Monroe County Agricultural Society, recognized Bob Richmond for his 44 years of volunteerism at the Tomah tractor pull. Richmond started volunteering...
Pastor Kory Janneke was installed May 12 as the pastor at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:16am
After seven years as an associate, Pastor Kory Janneke finds himself in a new role, leading a church. Janneke was installed as pastor at St. Matthew Lutheran Church on Highway 12 between Tomah and Warrens on May 12. Prior to the installment Janneke was associate pastor at Faith Lutheran Church in...
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:01am
Do you believe in things that go bump in the night, or day, or other strange and unusual things? The Tomah Area Historical Museum is hosting Chad Lewis to discuss the paranormal in Wisconsin. Do you believe in ghosts? UFO’s or mysterious creatures like werewolves, hodags or Bigfoot? Lewis is a...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:12am
The Tomah school board approved a base wage increase for professional staff along with a supplemental pay increase based on completion of a successful summary year evaluation. Following a June 10 meeting with members of the Tomah Education Association, a 2.44% wage increase was approved for the...
The Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor pull will take place in Tomah this weekend starting June 20 through June 22. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:58pm
The Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull expects somewhere around 70,000 spectators this weekend where it will feature top drivers from across the nation, Canada and Europe. The Tomah event, which has been running for 44 years, is one of three Super National Events sanctioned...
In one way or another, John and Barb Ornes have been volunteering at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull for nearly 40 years. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:32am
Big events, such as the upcoming Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor pull, require a lot of helping hands to make it a success. John and Barb Ornes, of Norwalk have been volunteering at the Tomah pull for more years than they can count on both of their hands combined. “I went to...
The skies above Tomah were littered with kites Saturday morning for the second annual Kite Fest held at the Tomah High School Varsity Soccer Fields. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:26am
Spectators arrived a little earlier than the wind to Tomah's Kite Fest Saturday, June 15. But once the mid-morning June wind picked up a little speed spectators had plenty to watch above the skies at the Tomah school district soccer fields. The Tomah Chamber of Commerce Kite Fest for its second...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:59am
The Tomah City Council approved a request by local ATV/UTV clubs for a route into Tomah for owners to drive their units in the Fourth of July parade. The request was on the agenda for the May meeting. But the absence of one council member at the May Committee of the Whole and following some heated...
Jakob M.E. Layland
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:57am
Jakob M.E. Layland, 21, of Tomah was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court June 7 with attempted armed robbery with threat of force as a repeat offender, attempted theft by use of a dangerous weapon, criminal damage to property by use of a dangerous weapon as a repeater and disorderly conduct by...

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