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Tomah girls track coaches Lindsey Bubnich, Jessa Von Haden and Allie Preuss await Tomah's spring athlete motorcade. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 10:03am
It is the time in the prep sports season where the track that circles E.J. McKean Field and Senz Field (baseball) normally buzz with activity. But as prep athletes, coaches and parents nationwide are fully aware this is not a normal spring prep sports season. The spring sports season for prep...
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:37am
For the first time ever, Monroe County will soon have its first all-girl Scout BSA Troop.  Two years ago, the Boy Scouts of America made Cub Scouts co-ed. The official policy implied there are supposed to be all girl dens and all boy dens, but in smaller communities like Tomah, that just isn't...
From left, Mike Gnewikow, Susan  Bloom, Rick Murray participated in their first Tomah school board meeting. And yes, although the board members met in person, they did follow social distance requirements.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:57am
Tomah high school seniors may have the opportunity for graduation recognition - twice. THS principal Robert Joyce outlined plans for the Tomah school board at its reorganization meeting Monday night. The first senior recognition is set for Thursday May 14. That is the day seniors are scheduled to...
Pictured is one of the planted flowers and handmade May Day card. Contributed photos
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:48am
Thursday was a little busier day for a group of Tomah area women. It's a group that enjoys activities like hiking and kayaking. Added to that list is planting flowers. On Thursday 515 flowers and countless May Day cards were delivered to 13 elderly care facilities in Monroe County as part of...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 10:59am
  The Monroe County Ag Society, promoters of the Budweiser Dairyland Super Nationals in Tomah, have announced the cancellation of the event's 2020 edition. The event, originally scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, June 25-27, will not be rescheduled within this calendar year. Per the event's...
Meca Sportswear shifted some of its production to meet demand for medical gowns and face masks during the ongoing pandemic. Pictured from left, Tom Bramwell and Jeff Cram (Meca) Cram kindly models a medical gown. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:25am
The market demand was there and Meca Sportswear saw an opportunity to meet that demand to equip healthcare workers on the COVID-19 front line. Last Friday four members of the Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS) picked up the first box of personal protective equipment manufactured at the longtime...
Curb side service started last Friday at the Tomah Public Library. Director Irma Keller waits by the side entrance of the library for a patron to stop and pick up a book. There is also a bin for book returns. The Sparta Public Library is staring curb side pickup Monday (today). Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:05am
The Tomah and Sparta public libraries are joining others across Wisconsin to now offer curb side services. By requirement of Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order all public libraries in Wisconsin must remain closed to the public through May 26.  But an extension of Safer at Home does allow for curbside...
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Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 10:01am
A Tomah man armed with a large meat cleaver held police at bay for two hours Wednesday before finally being taken into custody. According to Tomah Police, the incident began at around 4:15 p.m., when officers were summoned to the 1500 block of Superior Avenue for a domestic disturbance involving...
In total, 54 cars were entered into the Winding Trails District’s first ever virtual pinewood derby held in Tomah this past weekend. Contributed photos.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 9:44am
Tomah Cub Scout Pack 279 hosted a virtual pinewood derby this past weekend that was open to all scout units within the Winding Trails District.  As subsidiaries of the Boy Scouts of America Gateway Area Council in La Crosse, local units typically organize their own individual pinewood derbies,...
Sure, plenty of room for a margarita in the Little Free Bakery. Linda Mattison was just testing with a Smirnoff Ice. Rest easy; it was all in fun. Marilyn and Duane Kortbein (left) are pictured with neighbors Rick and Linda Mattison who were checking out the Kortbeins Little Free Bakery. Being the good neighbors they are, the Mattisons returned the favor of a couple homemade cookies with a Smirnoff for the baker, Marilyn. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 9:26am
Duane Kortbein likes to keep busy with woodworking projects. His wife Marilyn likes to keep busy baking. The couple put both hobbies to good use incorporating the concept of the Little Free Library. In Tomah and other communities, the little libraries serve as a source of reading material in the...

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