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Tomah WI

Donald J. Winters.
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:53am
On August 29, at approximately 3:18 p.m., officers were dispatched to Uptown Pizza in Tomah for an armed robbery that was about to take place. Officers were quickly on scene and learned the suspect, Donald J. Winters, 35, of Tomah, was inside the business. As this information was being told to...
Phil Johnson of CBS Squared discusses the master plan for Winnebago Park at a public meeting.  Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:15am
It's a project with many unknowns at this stage. When would work start? How long would it take? How much will it cost? What will it finally look like? An initial public meeting was held Monday night to unveil a master plan for proposed improvements to Tomah's Winnebago Park. The meeting was held...
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:06am
Area residents have an opportunity to discover new and expanded healthcare services during an open house of the recently constructed Gundersen Tomah Clinic and Tomah Health on Friday, Sept. 13 from 3-6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Gopher Drive, off I-90 in Tomah. The...
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers spent some time listening to the Limited Edition show choir practice at Tomah High School last week as he was passing through the area. Contributed photos
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 10:32am
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers paid an unexpected visit to Tomah High School Wednesday as he was passing through the area. Evers was principal at THS in the early 1980s before his rise up the ladder in public school education administration, eventually becoming Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of...
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 9:59am
If the Wausau School District wants to continue building momentum to ban the remaining 31 Native mascots in Wisconsin schools, it will do so without support from the Tomah School District. Earlier this month the Wausau School Board passed a resolution calling for lawmakers to ban Native American...
Pictured are AP honor students who were at the Tomah School Board meeting. From left, Eric Wilcox-Borg, Rita Conway, Malakai Roman, Natalie Zeps, Tatianna Briggs, Haley Bradley, Riley Krultz, Alexis Smiezek, Clara Krause and Sydney Moore. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 9:43am
Twenty-one Tomah High School grads will enter college this fall a little ahead of the game. The students were recognized at the Tomah School Board meeting for taking advanced placement (AP) exams. The classes count toward college credits. The students earned AP honors for their work. Over 100...
A one-vehicle accident on East Montgomery Street in Sparta last Thursday sent the driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Contributed photo
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:25am
According to the Sparta Police Department, a driver who hit a telephone pole in Sparta Thursday, Aug. 15 suffered a medical emergency before losing control of his vehicle. The accident occurred at around 6:45 p.m. near the corner of East Montgomery Street and Rusk Avenue. Police said David R....
Students at Lemonweir Elementary School will be able to enjoy the fruits and vegetables of labor from the effort of principal Nicki Pope after the school received a $14,400 grant to purchase fruits and vegetables that will be served has healthy options for classroom snacks during the school year. Pope is pictured with Micheal Nelson, Michael Diaz, Jakob Spieker, Blake Champlin, Angel Cepeda and Amerie Cepeda munching on strawberries and blueberries. Contributed photo
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:13am
Nicki Pope is an elementary educator. She knows that lessons learned at an elementary age are more likely to be retained at a middle school and high school age. That is a key reason Pope, principal at Tomah's Lemonweir Elementary School, applied for a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) grant...
Work started this week on replacing outdated street lights on Tomah's Superior Avenue. As part of its downtown master plan renovation one of the key components was funding to replace lights on Superior Avenue. The first was erected Tuesday by Public Works employees. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:52am
As of Tuesday night the city of Tomah has a class B liquor/class B fermented malt beverage license available for issuance. The Tomah City Council approved a motion after the license had been in limbo since July 2018. At that time the council agreed to keep the license with the defunct Sportsman's...
Pictured are Union Bank staff with Tomah city officials and Tomah Chamber and Visitors Bureau staff and ambassadors. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:34am
Ground was broken earlier this summer for the Union Bank of Sparta branch in Tomah. It is located on the lot that was originally planned for the Tomah Area Historical Museum across from Band Box Cleaners; when the museum purchased an existing building the lot became available. Completion of the 3,...


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