Sunday, September 22, 2019
Harvey L. King
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.
Troy Tralmer
A Warrens man charged in the death of his three-month-old son in Nov. 2015, pleaded guilty in Monroe County Circuit Court last week to a reduced charge.
The ribbon was cut Friday, Sept. 13 for a historic project in the history of Tomah. It was part of an open house Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 at Tomah Health and Gundersen Clinic. Flanked by staff, from left, Tomah Gundersen Clinic Medical Director Robert Holness, Gundersen Medical CEO Michael  Dolan, Tomah Health CEO Phil Stuart, Tomah Health Board of Directors President Oak Moser and Wisconsin Rural Development Area Director Kelley Oehler did the ceremonial honor. Herald Photo by Pat Mulvaney.
Last week's ribbon cutting for the new Tomah Health hospital and Gundersen Clinic was the culmination of 10 years of planning and designing.
Sparta firefighters recently participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Pictured, from left, are Robert Arnold, Zach VanWormer, Darien Talavera, Jason McAlear and Kody Smith. Contributed photos.
Almost everyone can recall where they were and what they were doing on that fateful day 18 years ago when the World Trade Center complex in lower Manhattan came crashing down.
Officer Jenna Lee is excited to take on her new role as the School Resource Officer within the Sparta Area School District. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
While kids everywhere slipped into their new outfits for their first day of school last week, Officer Jenna Lee suited up for her own first day of school as the new School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Sparta Area School District.
This photo of the Johnson brothers, Dale, Sam, Harry and Ray, was taken in 2010 at the Highground in Neillsville. Each is holding the honor stone with their names now in place at the memorial. Contributed photo
Ray Johnson concedes he and his three brothers have a close bond. Dale, 81, is from Eau Claire. Sam, 80, from Crandon, Harry, 78, still lives in Greenwood (where they were all raised). Ray, the youngest at 75, lives outside Tomah.
Harvey L. King
Troy Tralmer
The ribbon was cut Friday, Sept. 13 for a historic project in the history of Tomah. It was part of an open house Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 at Tomah Health and Gundersen Clinic. Flanked by staff, from left, Tomah Gundersen Clinic Medical Director Robert Holness, Gundersen Medical CEO Michael  Dolan, Tomah Health CEO Phil Stuart, Tomah Health Board of Directors President Oak Moser and Wisconsin Rural Development Area Director Kelley Oehler did the ceremonial honor. Herald Photo by Pat Mulvaney.
Sparta firefighters recently participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Pictured, from left, are Robert Arnold, Zach VanWormer, Darien Talavera, Jason McAlear and Kody Smith. Contributed photos.
Officer Jenna Lee is excited to take on her new role as the School Resource Officer within the Sparta Area School District. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
This photo of the Johnson brothers, Dale, Sam, Harry and Ray, was taken in 2010 at the Highground in Neillsville. Each is holding the honor stone with their names now in place at the memorial. Contributed photo
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:29am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names related to two separate fatal crashes that occurred on September 16. The first crash occurred at around 7:20 am at the intersections of Hwy 33 and County Hwy PC, west of Cashton when the driver of a 2006 GMS Sierra failed to yield for a stop...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:19am
While it's not as much as it hoped for, the beleaguered Monroe County District Attorney's Office will be getting a little relief within the next couple of months. Earlier this week Gov. Tony Evers announced nearly 65 new assistant district attorney (ADA) positions throughout Wisconsin, including...
Harvey L. King
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 - 8:49am
Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) will again be offering influenza vaccine clinics at MANY sites throughout the county this fall and winter. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine.  The 2019-2020 flu vaccine (quadrivalent) will protect against two...
Cast members pictured are front, Jerry Fushianes and Bridget Owns. Back, Dakota Viken and Jordyn Prise. The other cast member not pictured is Joe Davis. Contributed photo
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...
People attending the 2019 Fort McCoy Retiree Appreciation Day attend a benefits fair on Sept. 6 in Rumpel Fitness Center. Nearly 600 people attended the event that took place throughout the day on post and was organized by the Fort McCoy Soldier for Life-Retirement Services Office. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:40am
Nearly 600 military retirees and family members attended the 2019 Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) on Sept. 6 at Fort McCoy. The annual event is coordinated by the Fort McCoy Soldier For Life-Retirement Services Office (SFL-RSO) of the Directorate of Human Resources. "This year's event went very well...

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