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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:20am
Tomah School District administration is fully aware there will be ongoing challenges for a school year under a COVID-19 cloud. But its music programs have something to toot their horns over. Charlie O'Brien and Chloe Gorman outlined how the district's band and choir programs will look for the...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:17am
Every little penny helps. That is the mantra of Operation Round Up. The program has been in place since 2002 at Oakdale Electric Cooperative (OEC). The utility rounds up the electric bills to the next highest dollar of participating members each month. The money contributed goes into a trust fund...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:15am
An area of the 1600 block of the cantonment area of the installation is shown June 18, 2020, where a new multi-million dollar barracks is being built at Fort McCoy. Contractor L.S. Black Constructors was awarded a $20.6 million contract to build the barracks in September 2019. The planned...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:11am
Sparta resident Harvey Munn had the party of a lifetime for his 97th birthday last week. Dozens of strangers joined in a parade, passing by the World War II veteran’s house to wish him a happy birthday and thank him for his service.  Munn was born on August 11, 1923 in Detroit, MI. Shortly...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:02am
John Baldus likely cut his teeth in politics while he was literally cutting his teeth in the crib. The 46-year-old Stevens Point man is the son of Al Baldus, a former Wisconsin state legislator, who went on to Congress, representing the 3rd Congressional District from 1975 to 1981, becoming the...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 9:58am
Readers of Sunshine Artist magazine, America’s premier show, and festival guide recently ranked the  Warrens Cranberry Festival among the best shows in the country.  Artists were able to cast their votes April through June to nominate their highest money-making shows from 2019. The ballot asked...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 11:01am
A third suspect is now in custody for the June 11 fatal shooting of a Sparta man. According to Sparta Deputy Chief Booker Ferguson, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, Milwaukee police arrested 32-year-old Eric A. Borges in connection with the homicide of 61-year-old Anthony Koopman of Sparta.  Fergusson said a...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:57am
   LaCrosse, Vernon and Monroe counties in southwest Wisconsin are home to a quarter of the large (PL-566) flood control dams in the State of Wisconsin. Built mostly in the 1960s, the dams are now aging infrastructure in need of repair, replacement, relocation or removal.    The study being...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:49am
The Tomah City Council will tackle a busy agenda when it convenes for Committee of the Whole Monday night and council action Tuesday night. Tomah Area Ambulance Service Director Randy Dunford prepared a detailed report that outlines what he views as department needs after talking with staff since...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:45am
Staff at the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Wisconsin - Tomah Club want to remind the community of an upcoming milestone celebration to recognize the club's 20th anniversary. When plans were being made to recognize the Club's birthday, nobody had heard of COVID-19. But that is not putting a...

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