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Tomah WI

Madison Johnson holds a sign outside Tomah Health to welcome the birth of her niece, Blakeleigh who was born at Tomah Health March 31. Contributed photo
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 10:57am
Becky Johnson said COVID-19 was not going to stop her family from celebrating the arrival of her granddaughter at Tomah Health. “My son Austin Van Stedum and Autumn Curington gave birth to our first granddaughter Blakeleigh Joan March 31,” Johnson said. Due to COVID-19, visitors were limited to...
From left, Valerie Wells, Barb Smith and Kristen Shipley wore protective face masks as they worked the polls in Sparta during Tuesdays election. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:21am
Despite a lack of experienced poll workers and confusion over whether Tuesday’s election would even happen, the clerks in Monroe County’s two cities were prepared to welcome voters on election day. On Monday, Gov. Tony Evers’ ordered in-person voting be delayed until June 9 because of fears over...
Sam Burbach stands in front of five recycling bins designed and built for his Eagle Scout project. Contributed photo.
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:11am
Sam Burbach was a busy junior in Tomah high school which carried over to being a busy senior. How busy? Burbach is a member of the Timberwolves boy's tennis team. He is very active in the THS band program. Burbach is also actively involved with Boy Scout Troop 5 in Tomah. Burning multiple candles...
Graceland Fruit Wisconsin donated needed medical supplies to Tomah Health with three boxes of disposable lab coats. Bev Niebuhr, left, accepted the supplies from Jeanna Barrett. Contributed photo
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:17am
These three boxes are no ordinary boxes. Inside they hold some very valuable freight. Graceland Fruit Wisconsin Inc., of Warrens donated three boxes of disposable lab coats to Tomah Health to assist with supply need during the COVID-19 pandemic. As well documented across the country, medical...
Deemed by the state as a non-essential business, Biederman Jewelers in downtown Sparta is just one area retailer impacted by the Safer At Home order handed down by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Safer last week. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:14am
Retailers across Wisconsin were hit hard when Gov. Tony Evers handed down a Safer At Home order last week. The measure, which forced the shutdown of all Wisconsin businesses deemed non-essential, will impact retailers in different ways. While some businesses deemed essential remain open, the COVID-...
The Sparta Fire Protection District has enacted new safety measurers in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Tomah Fire Department has similar safety regulations in place as well. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:09am
Gov. Tony Evers issued a “Safer At Home” order mandating the closure of all non-essential businesses, events and gatherings this week in an effort to protect Wisconsin’s residents from the COVID-19 outbreak. But while the order will protect many, others considered essential must remain on the front...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:56am
Tomah City Clerk JoAnn Cram today announced changes in the City of Tomah’s polling place for the April 7 election due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  “The Recreation Building at Recreation Park (also known as the Monroe County Fairgrounds), will allow for much better social distancing than...
First United Methodist Church pastor Krysta Deede of Tomah, left, made the ‘social distanced’ donation of facemasks to Tomah Health Infection Prevention Practitioner Josephine Piper, RN, and Tomah Health Chief Nursing Officer Tracy Myhre, MSN RN, March 27. The donation was the first batch of facemasks made by area volunteers. Hospital officials say the masks will be worn by staff over N95 masks to prolong their use. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:54am
What started as a few simple email questions has exploded into a community wide effort to provide facemasks to health care employees at Tomah Health. “The emails started about a week ago and quickly exploded into a social media campaign that has been gaining a lot of momentum,” Tomah Health...
Christine Storkel
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:52am
And then again there are three. Christine Storkel has been hired to fill the vacancy at the Tomah Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. Storkel joins Tomah Chamber President/CEO Tina Thompson and Megan Divyak, who handles membership and events. Storkel will focus on Chamber marketing. She...
The following students competed in the state DECA conference in Lake Geneva. Front L-R, Sophie Pokela, Phillip Parks, Sarah Peterson, Tevy McKee, Madeline Kuhn, Rachel Boulden. Back L-R Taylor Clark, Alyssa Whaley, Amanda Lowry, Tim Davies, Brandon Winfield, Moriah Murray. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:43am
The Tomah high school DECA organization sent its largest group of students to the State Career Development Conference March 10-12 at Lake Geneva. Over the course of three days, the team competed in individual events, partner events and performed the roles of service associates. Twelve students...


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