Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Maurice “Moe” Amundson accepts the Monroe County 2020 Conservationist of the Year from Bob Micheel, director of the Monroe County Land Conservation Department. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
There’s little that Maurice “Moe” Amundson isn’t involved in when it comes to the outdoors. The litany of his conservation-related interests seems endless.
It was a family affair when Jeff Von Haden was recognized for dual win #300 Friday, Jan. 15. From left are wife, Wendy, daughter Brooke Oliver, holding Von Haden granddaughter Karsyn, sons Tyler and Travis, holding Von Haden grandson Hudson and the coach. And it's been clarified from reliable family sources that Grandpa and Grandma Von Haden will have to learn more about ice hockey down the road as Hudson is already comfortable holding a hockey stick. Wrestling singlets and headgear are not his style.
For prep wrestlers it's about reaching the 100 win milestone on the mat over the course of a high school career.
Doug Path created a Green Bay Packers wall in the living room of his Wilton home. One of the Green and Gold’s greatest sent him a personal critique of the display. Contributed photo
Doug Path of Wilton is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan. So much so that he’s turned an 8-by-16-foot wall in his living room into a monument to the Green and Gold.
Firefighters battle a blaze on Milwaukee Street Friday night that destroyed one suite. Firefighters were on the scene for six hours. Herald photos by Greg Evans
Officials believe a spark from a battery caused a fire at a Milwaukee Street building in Sparta Friday night.
Rep. Ron Kind
“If what happened last Wednesday is not an impeachable offense, there is no impeachable offense.”
Billboards at Tomah Recreation Park have already been updated, proudly displaying the 2021 dates for both the Budweiser Dairyland Truck and Tractor Pull and the Monroe County Fair. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monroe County residents and visitors will once again get the chance to experience the thrills of carnival rides, the joy of showing animals and/or projects and the ever-famous tastes of cheese curds and corn dogs at the Monroe County Fair this yea
Maurice “Moe” Amundson accepts the Monroe County 2020 Conservationist of the Year from Bob Micheel, director of the Monroe County Land Conservation Department. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
It was a family affair when Jeff Von Haden was recognized for dual win #300 Friday, Jan. 15. From left are wife, Wendy, daughter Brooke Oliver, holding Von Haden granddaughter Karsyn, sons Tyler and Travis, holding Von Haden grandson Hudson and the coach. And it's been clarified from reliable family sources that Grandpa and Grandma Von Haden will have to learn more about ice hockey down the road as Hudson is already comfortable holding a hockey stick. Wrestling singlets and headgear are not his style.
Doug Path created a Green Bay Packers wall in the living room of his Wilton home. One of the Green and Gold’s greatest sent him a personal critique of the display. Contributed photo
Firefighters battle a blaze on Milwaukee Street Friday night that destroyed one suite. Firefighters were on the scene for six hours. Herald photos by Greg Evans
Rep. Ron Kind
Billboards at Tomah Recreation Park have already been updated, proudly displaying the 2021 dates for both the Budweiser Dairyland Truck and Tractor Pull and the Monroe County Fair. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 10:05am
The rise in Covid-19 cases at Tomah Middle School has forced a change in student instruction. District superintendent Dr. Mike Hanson said all TMS students will move to at-home/virtual learning due to COVID starting today (Monday) through Friday, Feb. 5. Hanson said a tentative return date for...
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 10:03am
Monroe County Board supervisors will be voting on accepting bids on a $16 million bond for a new county-owned senior care facility when they meet this Wednesday. The board approved the bonding in 2017, which required a three-quarters majority vote. On Wednesday, it will only take a simple majority...
Maurice “Moe” Amundson accepts the Monroe County 2020 Conservationist of the Year from Bob Micheel, director of the Monroe County Land Conservation Department. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:57am
There’s little that Maurice “Moe” Amundson isn’t involved in when it comes to the outdoors. The litany of his conservation-related interests seems endless. He’s an avid deer hunter, both gun and archery, a turkey hunter and a fly fisherman, to name a few. He’s been a member of the Monroe County...
A view of Tarr Creek, a trout stream, is shown Jan. 14, 2021, at Fort McCoy. It's one of many trout streams at the installation that has brook trout as well as brown trout. All fisheries management at Fort McCoy is completed by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:54am
Wisconsin’s 2021 early catch-and-release trout season, which includes Fort McCoy streams and tributaries, opened Jan. 2 and continues until 11:59 p.m. April 30. Only artificial lures may be used during the early catch-and-release trout season, and all fish caught must be released immediately, said...
From left are Arianna Hohenstein, Mia Cavaness and Maddy Kline and their art work recognized by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards. Contributed photo
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:52am
Three Tomah High School art students had their artistic talents recognized by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) The Wisconsin Art Education Association works in conjunction with the WASB to showcase art from students across Wisconsin . Entries are open to students in grades 7-12....
State Junior Vice Commander Michelle Rathke (left) and District 11 Commander Jerry Parchem (right) award Mrs. Laurie Rappa (center) with the District 11 Teacher of the Year Citation. Contributed photo.
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:49am
General R.B. McCoy VFW Post 2112 of Sparta recently recognized Meadowview Middle School teacher Laurie Rappa as the Post 2112 Teacher of the Year. Rappa also received the honor of being selected as the VFW District 11 Teacher of the Year.   Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars recognizes...
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:47am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the return of Sparta Quest Winter Fest located in Sparta Memorial Park. Several years ago, the event began as a qualifying race for the Iditarod Dogsled Race but was ultimately cancelled.  With the pandemic in place and people needing something...

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