Saturday, April 4, 2020

Monroe County WI

Pictured are cousins Angelina Leis and Carter Burke creating their own artwork in the Meadowview Lane driveway of their grandparents, Aaron and Shari Arnold of Sparta.  Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:04am
1st Community Credit Union and the Monroe County Herald have partnered to do a sidewalk chalk challenge. Kids, get creative and fill a sidewalk square with whatever is in your imagination. Take a picture and email it to to be entered for a chance to win a $50 cash prize...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:02am
On Wednesday, the Monroe County Health Department was informed of a third confirmed case of COVID-19  According to Sharon Nelson, Health department director and county health officer, the three cases are unrelated. The most recent individual, whose lab test came back positive, is a female in her...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:59am
The plaintiffs in a civil lawsuit accusing 10 county board supervisors of open meetings violations got almost everything they asked for at a hearing Monday in Monroe County Circuit Court that brought to a close a legal ordeal that began two years ago. La Crosse County Judge Scott Horne, who...
In the wake of the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels and other county emergency management officials have come up with a pandemic response plan in an effort to make things safer for staff and inmates at the Monroe County Jail. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:50am
Just like everyone else, the staff at the Monroe County Jail is adjusting its rules, regulations and procedures in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels said new measures have been put in place at the jail in an effort to make the environment safer for both staff and...
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:03am
With Gov. Tony Evers’ policy of keeping crowds to under 10 people, funeral homes are facing a challenging time in trying to help families say goodbye to their loved ones. “For anybody in the funeral business, we’re kind of in a tough position,” said Jeff Schanhofer, owner of Lanham-Schanhofer...
Brittany Hasselberger, a server at Sparta Family Restaurant for the past seven years, is trying to keep a positive attitude in the wake of last week’s mandated shutdown of in-house dining at all Wisconsin restaurants. The single mother of two children was laid off last week. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:21am
Many Monroe County bars and restaurants impacted by last week’s shutdown are adapting to a new normal in the food service industry by providing carry outs, curbside service and deliveries. The services are helping restaurants and bars generate some revenue in the wake of Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:06am
With early voting taking place in large numbers due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Herald is running Monroe County Board candidate responses to a questionnaire sent out March 16 as they come in. There are five supervisory district races in the county, including newcomers Jen Schmitz and Ronald Radar...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:55am
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic is requiring that we all do our part to protect ourselves and others in the community.  There are ways that you can both protect yourself and keep yourself and your family occupied during this time. • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.  • Wash your...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:53am
Homelessness and hunger are an unfortunate reality for many families in Monroe County. Family Promise of Monroe County is a new organization with a mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response. Family Promise is a nationwide...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:39pm
On Tuesday afternoon, the Monroe County Health Department received notification through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS) of its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Monroe County by positive lab test.  The individual is a male in his 50s, who has had no known exposure via...


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