Saturday, September 19, 2020

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:17am
The Sparta Area School District (SASD) received confirmation from the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) this week regarding one additional COVID-19 case at Southside Early Learning Center.  At this time, MCHD is conducting contact tracing with the assistance of the SASD and will notify any...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:14am
Sparta aldermen voted Wednesday to accept a $3.1 million bid from Fowler & Hammer for renovating Lakeview Elementary School into the new Sparta Police Station. Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning said Fowler & Hammer, a La Crosse-area commercial construction general contractor, was the...
Tom Fuenger, center, is surrounded by friends and family at his chickencue fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network at the Lake Neshonoc Campground on Labor Day weekend where he raised $2,325 for the non-profit organization. Contributed photo.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:11am
When Tom Fuenger’s daughter gave birth to his grandson three years ago, complications with the newborn required an extended hospital stay. His daughter was forced to drive back and forth from the hospital and eventually missed a lot of work. During that time, it was the Children’s Miracle Network (...
Sarah Stark stands outside the new Camp Douglas Village Hall. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:04am
Sarah Stark was excited to start her new role as Camp Douglas village clerk/treasurer in mid-February. But after June 17 coming to work for Stark became even more enjoyable from a comfort stand point. June 17 was the first day Stark was able to work in her office in the new Camp Douglas Village...
Mary Gerdes and her grandchildren Jaylen and Aubrie Funmaker visiting the Promise Garden in Tomah. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:52am
Walkers and teams from across the area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tomah. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Tomah on Saturday, Sept. 12 to ensure the health and safety for all involved...
Grease under his nails puts a smile on Doug Maulsby's face, as does buying and selling vintage pickup trucks. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:46am
Drive by Doug's Trucks & Subarus Unlimited on the edge of Oakdale right now and your eyes are not playing games. Lined up orderly on his lot are a nice selection of used pickup trucks and Subarus, model years in the mid-2000s, all higher mileage. All in clear view as you pass by Doug's on...
Dina Langrehr has been a recipient of Sunshine on the Trail and is looking forward to the upcoming annual event. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:41am
The world can be a scary place right now if you’re living with cancer like Dina Langrehr. Even though she is cautious about protecting herself and her family from COVID-19, she doesn’t let her cancer run her life.  After finding a lump, Langrehr had a mammogram and a biopsy. She was diagnosed with...
Foragers enjoy a walk in one of Mississippi Valley Conservancy’s many nature preserves. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:36am
For this free virtual event, Mississippi Valley Conservancy invites the public to forage for wild mushrooms on the morning of Oct. 10 and bring their findings to a virtual mushroom identification session with Thomas Roehl of the UW-La Crosse Mycology Club.  Advance registration is required to...
Work on five new battle simulations buildings in the 200 block is shown Aug. 20, 2020, at Fort McCoy. Contractor MDM Construction Supply of Rockford, Ill., is constructing the new buildings and related infrastructure. The projected completion date is September 2020. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:32am
The construction project of five new battle simulations buildings in the 200 block is progressing well at Fort McCoy, Directorate of Public Works (DPW) officials said. Contractor MDM Construction Supply of Rockford, Ill., is completing the project, and the projected completion date is September,...
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:42am
In what’s already shaping up to be a turbulent election, the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s order to temporarily halt municipal clerks from sending out absentee ballots, added a little more confusion to the process. Last Thursday, 54 days before the election, the Wisconsin’s high court stopped the...

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