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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 9:54am
New mothers delivering their baby at Tomah Health are receiving some special support thanks to a local parent leadership group. Tomah Health Women’s Health Services registered nurses (left-right) Becky Haugrud, Paige Woggon and  Women’s Health Services Director Carrie Lord, recently received a...
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:51am
The number of candidates for the Tomah School Board is up to eight after two additional candidates took out paperwork Monday. Kirk Arity and Spencer Stephens join Rick Murray, Mike Gnewikow, Susan Bloom, Mitch Koel, Richard Taylor and Wayne Kling seeking three open school board seats. A primary is...
Mila Theresa Scherreiks, daughter of Nick and Megan Scherreiks of Tomah, was the first baby born at Tomah Health in 2020 arriving Jan. 5 at 6:26 a.m. Contributed photo
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:49am
Nick and Megan Scherreiks were a little surprised that their daughter, Mila, was the first baby born at Tomah Health in 2020. Mila arrived at 6:26 a.m. Jan. 5, weighing 6 pounds 7 oz. and measuring 19 ½ inches. “I was very surprised especially since it was the fifth of January,” said Nick. “I was...
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:44am
Two more Monroe County Board seats will have contests after two 11th hour candidates submitted nomination papers for districts 15 and 16. In District 16, which is being vacated by current County Board Vice-Chairman Jim Schroeder, Jen Schmitz turned in her nomination papers Tuesday before the 5 p.m...
Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. Hui Chae Kim presents Ginger A. Schumacker with a Civilian Service Commendation Medal. Contributed photo
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:42am
Ginger A. Schumacker of Tomah recently retired at Fort McCoy with more than 35 years of federal service. Schumacker most recently served as a Human Resources Specialist with the Fort McCoy Directorate of Human Resources. Her previous positions included Clerk Typist, Audio Visual Services Clerk, and...
Mitch Koel
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:38am
As a student in the Tomah school district Mitch Koel took advantage of opportunities he was presented with. Now Koel feels it's time to give back. That's why he is seeking a seat on the Tomah school board. Koel is a 2013 THS graduate. After graduation his plan was to attend Western Technical...
No one was injured during a three-vehicle crash in the Town of Tomah Monday afternoon. The accident took place shortly before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 16 and County Highway M North. Contributed photo.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:21am
Two area women and one man escaped injury during a three-car crash in the Town of Tomah Monday afternoon. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place at the intersection of Highway 16 and County Highway M North shortly before 4 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene,...
Susan Bloom
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:14am
Susan Bloom has a strong historical connection to the Tomah School District. Bloom and her husband, Jerry are both THS graduates (she in 1974). Their three sons, Andy, Tim, Michael are THS grads. Michael teaches at Tomah middle school. Bloom has two grandchildren attending Tomah schools. That...
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:08am
Showcasing 19th century photographic techniques, rural Wilton man Aldis Strazdins’ work is part of a Pump House exhibition slated to run through Feb. 22. The artists’ reception will be from 5–7 p.m. Friday at the Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King St., La Crosse. Strazdins works out of a ...
Kim Buchanan
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:05am
Many New Year's resolutions revolve around two things: diet and exercise. With that being said, diet and exercise goals are some of the hardest to commit to and accomplish. According to Forbes, studies have shown that less than 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after 30...


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