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Terri Swope
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 10:20am
Terri Swop is comfortable with numbers. She is presently part-time treasurer for the Village of Warrens. One Monday she added another numerical task to her workload as she was elected treasurer of the Warrens Area Business Association (WABA). Swope replaces Becky Frost who chose not to seek re-...
Curtis D. Mallory III
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:27pm
Tomah police are asking residents in the vicinity of Lemonweir Elementary School to keep an eye out for a pistol that could be in the area after two suspects took officers on a brief foot pursuit. Officers initiated a traffic stop at approximately 2:05 p.m. on Jan. 25 when the suspect vehicle...
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
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:25am
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 Tomah. The jurors also established that five of the 10...
Hannah Scholze, Monroe County Local History Room museum services associate, works on an exhibit of  Cuban refugees who were relocated to Ft. McCoy in 1980. The exhibit opens Friday. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:01am
Forty years ago, this summer, Monroe County and Ft. McCoy were on the international radar. That was the year Fidel Castro opened up his borders, allowing any citizen who wanted to go to the U.S. to leave. Called the Mariel Boatlift, it brought 125,000 refugees to American shores, 14,000 of which...
Jared Tessman
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:57am
While Monroe County’s new emergency management coordinator has an extensive background in fire service, if weather patterns over the last few years persist, he’ll be getting his feet wet flood mitigation before long. Jared Tessman has been in the position since January 20, taking the place of...
Jessi Ebben
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:54am
Republican Jessi Ebben, a public relations professional and Eau Claire resident, announced her bid to represent Wisconsin's Third Congressional District in Congress.  “Wisconsin families deserve a representative who will prioritize the fight to protect their freedoms and values,” said Ebben.  “As a...
Fort McCoy Army Community Service (ACS) Director Kevin Herman and ACS Financial Readiness Program manager Bobby Kim discuss program details Jan. 15, 2020, at building 2111 at Fort McCoy. Kim also serves as an Army Emergency Relief officer with ACS. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:49am
At the beginning of every new year, many Americans might add new financial goals as part of their resolutions to improve their lives. Bobby T. Kim, the Fort McCoy Army Community Service (ACS) Financial Readiness Program manager, said he's ready to help installation community members with those...
Jennifer Chiaverini
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:44am
Jennifer Chiaverini will be a speaker in Elroy. I recognized the name. My book club had just finished reading her book Christmas Bells and we’d had a lively discussion just a few days ago at our monthly gathering at the Wilton Public Library.  Jennifer Chiaverini is a very good writer and we agreed...
Tomah dance team members competing Saturday in La Crosse include Charli  Schueler, Ellie Eswein, Trisha Batista, Natalie Zeps, Paige Sheldon, Tevvy McKee, Grace Rezin, Addison Berry, Halle Rezin, Trinity Brach. Other team members are Sydney Wedemeier and Destinee Perry. Morgan Campbell is team manager. Contributed photos
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:39am
The Tomah Timberwolves dance team will perform Saturday at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches state performance. Dance members will perform for the first time in jazz and pom competition. It promises to be a busy day, said Michelle Eswein, who coaches the team along with Sue Brown. "We...
Jessie Thompson of Tomah, left, listens to Versiti BloodCenter of Wisconsin senior donor specialist Nick Marson before her blood donation at Tomah Health Jan. 23. Contributed photo
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:32am
Jessie Thompson did not realize the blood she donated during Versiti BloodCenter drives at Tomah Health actually help local hospital patients. The Tomah woman was one of 54 people that turned out for a blood drive at Tomah Health Jan. 23.  “I think it’s pretty cool to know that I could be helping...

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