Monday, February 17, 2020
Sparta businessman Trent Ziegler speaks before a standing-room-only crowd at a Second Amendment sanctuary information meeting Wednesday at Jake’s Northwood’s in Sparta. Ziegler is leading the grassroots effort to get the county board to pass a resolution designating Monroe County as a Second Amendment sanctuary. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
It was standing room only Wednesday night at Jake’s Northwoods in Sparta where around 350 people showed up for an informational session on designating Monroe County a Second Amendment sanctuary.
The Ho-Chunk Nation Museum and Cultural Center is located at 1108 Superior Ave. in Tomah. Josie Lee, right is the museum director. Eliza Green is executive administrative assistant. They are standing next to a landscape painting by Clarence Boyce Monegar, one of many on display. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
For decades the building at 1108 Superior Ave. in Tomah was a resource for news and feature stories for the community.
Eva Zaret is flanked by her wedding photo at Tomah high school as she addressed a student assembly as a Holocaust survivor. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Eva Zaret is 83 years old and has a story to share.
Adam Kodra, of Warrens uses long-range shooting to cope with his PTSD following his deployment. Contributed photos.
At 17-years-old, Adam Kodra enlisted in the United States Army National Guard.
Tim McAllister is pictured in his art room where he creates beautiful works of art inspired by the world around him. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
The world is full of interesting people doing interesting things and Tim McAllister, of Sparta is no exception.
Judge Scott Horne looks on as attorney Jack Buswell questions Monroe County Board Supervisor Rod Sherwood on the stand Tuesday in a civil suit trail against 10 county board members. Buswell represents the plaintiffs, while Sherwood is one of the defendants. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
After deliberating for six hours, a  Monroe County jury found that 10 county board supervisors violated Wisconsin Open Meetings Law when they signed a petition in November 2017 to move the proposed Rolling Hills nursing home site from Sparta to To
Sparta businessman Trent Ziegler speaks before a standing-room-only crowd at a Second Amendment sanctuary information meeting Wednesday at Jake’s Northwood’s in Sparta. Ziegler is leading the grassroots effort to get the county board to pass a resolution designating Monroe County as a Second Amendment sanctuary. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
The Ho-Chunk Nation Museum and Cultural Center is located at 1108 Superior Ave. in Tomah. Josie Lee, right is the museum director. Eliza Green is executive administrative assistant. They are standing next to a landscape painting by Clarence Boyce Monegar, one of many on display. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Eva Zaret is flanked by her wedding photo at Tomah high school as she addressed a student assembly as a Holocaust survivor. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Adam Kodra, of Warrens uses long-range shooting to cope with his PTSD following his deployment. Contributed photos.
Tim McAllister is pictured in his art room where he creates beautiful works of art inspired by the world around him. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Judge Scott Horne looks on as attorney Jack Buswell questions Monroe County Board Supervisor Rod Sherwood on the stand Tuesday in a civil suit trail against 10 county board members. Buswell represents the plaintiffs, while Sherwood is one of the defendants. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Sparta businessman Trent Ziegler speaks before a standing-room-only crowd at a Second Amendment sanctuary information meeting Wednesday at Jake’s Northwood’s in Sparta. Ziegler is leading the grassroots effort to get the county board to pass a resolution designating Monroe County as a Second Amendment sanctuary. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:55am
It was standing room only Wednesday night at Jake’s Northwoods in Sparta where around 350 people showed up for an informational session on designating Monroe County a Second Amendment sanctuary. Sparta businessman Trent Ziegler is leading the grassroots effort to get county board supervisors to...
The Ho-Chunk Nation Museum and Cultural Center is located at 1108 Superior Ave. in Tomah. Josie Lee, right is the museum director. Eliza Green is executive administrative assistant. They are standing next to a landscape painting by Clarence Boyce Monegar, one of many on display. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:52am
For decades the building at 1108 Superior Ave. in Tomah was a resource for news and feature stories for the community. But now the building, once the home of the Tomah Journal, will be a resource to share stories and history of the Ho-Chunk Nation. The building was purchased by the Nation and is...
Rachel Fries, formerly of Sparta is pictured on the day of her transplant wearing socks that read “optimistic” that she purchased during the donor searching process in early 2014. She saved the socks specifically for that day. Contributed photos.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:49am
The majority of people don’t have to fight for their life at such a young age, but at 25-years-old Rachel Fries, formerly of Sparta, has already had a tremendous journey.  Fries was 19-years-old, starting her second year of college. The night she went into the hospital she had worked until 1 a.m.,...
Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 20-02 students set up an Arctic 10-person tent Jan. 17  at a South Post training area at Fort McCoy.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:43am
Thirty-nine Soldiers and Marines graduated from the Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course's class 20-02 that took place Jan. 3-17. Led by instructors Hunter Heard, Manny Ortiz, and Joe Ernst with contractor Veterans Range Solutions, which works with Fort McCoy's Directorate of Plans, Training...
Pictured is one of the many dogs entered into the program at Hoping Fur a Home. This pup was dumped at a kill shelter in Texas in severe need of medical attention. Contributed photos.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:40am
In June of 2015, Amanda Richmond, of Tomah along with her partner Sarah Dailey founded Hoping Fur a Home (HFAH) in hopes of making a difference, one dog at a time. Since then, Richmond and Dailey, along with countless volunteers, have successfully rescued and re-homed over 4,000 dogs in need.  The...
Adam Gigous was sworn in by Tomah city clerk Jo Cram as Tomah's Dist. 1 alderman. Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:33am
The Tomah City Council approved the creation of a fulltime fire chief position Tuesday night Fire chief Tim Adler received approval for full time status, effective May 1. The benefit/wage package of $92,969 was also approved. Both motions were approved unanimously by the council. With the change...
Kaylynn Friend
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:31am
Families in the Sparta Area School District have a new friendly face to turn to for support when navigating mental health services in the community.  Kaylynn Friend joined the district in late 2019 as the Mental Health Navigator, a newly created position made possible by a grant from the Wisconsin...

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