Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:52am
Thanks to the creativity of 34 area quilters, visitors to Tomah Health can appreciate two handmade quilts.
Earlier this year, hospital officials invited area quilters to take part in the project by contributing two fabric shaped squares using the theme: “With Love: Mother Earth.”
“We put the word...
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:08am
After months of planning and training, officials at Tomah Memorial Hospital say they are ready to transfer patients to the new Tomah Health when the facility opens Oct. 2.
Together with emergency medical services (EMS) from five area ambulance services, hospital employees completed the final of...
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:29am
July 21, 1933—September 24, 2019
TOMAH - Shirley Jean Peth of Tomah, passed away on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 at the Serenity House in Tomah.
She was born to Arnold and Greta Lawrenz on July 21, 1933 and married DeVere Peth on October 27th, 1951.
Shirley is survived by her brother,...
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:26am
Tomah photographer Kathy Richer has been working hard for months to put together her second 13-month calendar to raise awareness for domestic violence and funds for Brighter Tomorrows.
Last year, Richer and her group, Calendar Girls Against Domestic Violence, raised $2,317, which was donated to the...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:16am
A sex offender sentenced to 55 years in prison in a highly publicized 1987 kidnap and rape case in Tomah is set to be released in Sparta on Tuesday, Sept. 24. In a press release, Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer said Harvey L. King, 56, will be residing at 1000 Central Ave.
In March 1987, King was...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Support staff and employees at the Tomah School District central office received pay increases for the 2019-20 school year.
At the board meeting Monday night the board approved 2.1% increases for each.
The board tabled action until its October meeting on short term borrowing to meet immediate...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:45am
The cast for Tomah Area Community Theater is getting ready for opening night of Barefoot in the Park. Cast members include Jerry Fushianes, Bridget Owns, Dakota Viken, Jordyn Prise and Joe Davis.
Rocky Shutter and Sharon Larkin are co-directing the Neil Simon play.
The production will take place...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:43am
Last week's ribbon cutting for the new Tomah Health hospital and Gundersen Clinic was the culmination of 10 years of planning and designing.
On Friday, around 800 people toured the adjoining health care facilities located off Gopher Avenue on Tomah's south side.
While the new Gundersen Clinic has...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:38am
The Tomah Public Library will have a connection with the Academy Awards in 2020.
The library was selected as a screening location for the Manhatten Short Film Festival. Starting Thursday, Sept. 26 the library will host screenings for 10 film shorts with a global flavor. Other dates are Sept. 28,...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:12am
It's a challenge completely driven by goodwill.
To set the stage, the Tomah Lions Club was the recipient from strong beer sales for the Tomah Chamber and Visitors Bureau Downtown Thursday Nights (DTN) concert series this summer. Over the course of six Thursday nights the Tomah Lions beer trailer...