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Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:25am
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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 mail@monroecountyherald.com 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...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:56am
Tomah City Clerk JoAnn Cram today announced changes in the City of Tomah’s polling place for the April 7 election due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  “The Recreation Building at Recreation Park (also known as the Monroe County Fairgrounds), will allow for much better social distancing than...
First United Methodist Church pastor Krysta Deede of Tomah, left, made the ‘social distanced’ donation of facemasks to Tomah Health Infection Prevention Practitioner Josephine Piper, RN, and Tomah Health Chief Nursing Officer Tracy Myhre, MSN RN, March 27. The donation was the first batch of facemasks made by area volunteers. Hospital officials say the masks will be worn by staff over N95 masks to prolong their use. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:54am
What started as a few simple email questions has exploded into a community wide effort to provide facemasks to health care employees at Tomah Health. “The emails started about a week ago and quickly exploded into a social media campaign that has been gaining a lot of momentum,” Tomah Health...
Christine Storkel
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:52am
And then again there are three. Christine Storkel has been hired to fill the vacancy at the Tomah Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. Storkel joins Tomah Chamber President/CEO Tina Thompson and Megan Divyak, who handles membership and events. Storkel will focus on Chamber marketing. She...
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...
Cinch and her owner, Tangie Schendel, left, are pictured with the Oakdale Electric Cooperative crew who found her in January. From left, Eric Flock, Cory Johnson, Joe Engel and Dane Pasch. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:46am
(Editor's Note: In a time when good news stories are essential, this one warms the heart as spring begins to warm everything else around us). Giving up and going home during a storm isn’t an option for linemen, and it was never an option for Tangie Schendel or her beloved dog, Cinch, either.  This...
The following students competed in the state DECA conference in Lake Geneva. Front L-R, Sophie Pokela, Phillip Parks, Sarah Peterson, Tevy McKee, Madeline Kuhn, Rachel Boulden. Back L-R Taylor Clark, Alyssa Whaley, Amanda Lowry, Tim Davies, Brandon Winfield, Moriah Murray. Contributed photo
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:43am
The Tomah high school DECA organization sent its largest group of students to the State Career Development Conference March 10-12 at Lake Geneva. Over the course of three days, the team competed in individual events, partner events and performed the roles of service associates. Twelve students...

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