Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tomah Area Ambulance Service

Emergency vehicles responded to the scene of a head-on collision near Wyeville last Thursday. Photo courtesy of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:19am
Authorities are still investigating a two-vehicle accident near Wyeville Thursday, Oct. 22, that knocked out power in the area and sent one man to the hospital. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred at around 10:40 a.m. during a   heavy rainfall when a...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:35am
The number started at $6.25. There was an offer on the table at $3 for three consecutive years that failed to pass. When all the dust and discussion settled the agreed compromise was a $5 per capita increase that will be paid by outlying townships served by the Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS)....
Pictured from left, Jacob Jones Candian Pacific police, Tomah fire chief Tim Adler, Tomah assistant police chief Scott Holum, Heather Daly, captain Tomah Area Ambulance Service, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels, Nancy Vandermeer. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:01am
Law Enforcement and First Responder Partners support Rail Safety Week (Sept. 21-27) through its safety initiative.   In previous years during Operation Clear Track, more than 500 local, state, federal and railroad police organizations are stationed at grade crossings across the country to...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:49am
If Tomah is going to have a new public safety building mayor Mike Murray wants to gauge the level of support from outlying municipalities to help fund the cost. Tuesday night the Tomah City Council approved sending a proposal to increase the per capita rate for Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS)...
Randal Dunford
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:01am
Randy Dunford announced he is retiring as Tomah Area Ambulance Service effective Oct. 1. "I will be officially retiring from government service and as director of TAAS effective Oct. 1," Dunford posted on the TAAS Facebook sight earlier this month. "I thank God for the opportunity to lead the men...
Firefighters battle a blaze at a rural Warrens residence. Two homes were destroyed. Also pictured are the charred remains of the structures. Contributed photos
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Firefighters battled a blaze more than five hours that destroyed two homes outside Warrens on Wednesday, June 3. The Town of Lincoln Fire Department was dispatched to 3088 County Highway N in Warrens at 4:18 p.m. to a report of a fire in a furnace room that was shared by two homes. All individuals...
Meca Sportswear shifted some of its production to meet demand for medical gowns and face masks during the ongoing pandemic. Pictured from left, Tom Bramwell and Jeff Cram (Meca) Cram kindly models a medical gown. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:25am
The market demand was there and Meca Sportswear saw an opportunity to meet that demand to equip healthcare workers on the COVID-19 front line. Last Friday four members of the Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS) picked up the first box of personal protective equipment manufactured at the longtime...
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 9:39am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has released further information involving a two-vehicle crash that occurred Dec. 22 on Hwy. 21 near Ensign Road outside of Tomah.   The investigation into the crash that seriously injured Garrene Peaslee, 73, Oakdale, is ongoing, however, investigators believe...
 Ron Waddell was recognized at the Tomah City Council meeting Tuesday night. Waddell retired earlier this month after nearly 28 years with the TPD. He is pictured with wife Dawn and their daughters, Hannah and Olivia. Son Jacob was unable to attend the council meeting. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein and contributed photo
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:12am
In the case of Ron Waddell his recognition was the result of a culmination for years of service leading to his retirement from the Tomah Police Department. For Adam Robarge his recognition was for service provided for a serious accident during his duties with the Tomah Area Ambulance Service. Both...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:39am
The Tomah City Council approved a per capita rate increase for the Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS) Tuesday night. A per capita rate, or subsidy rate, is charged to municipalities the TAAS serves to offset costs incurred for service. The current rate is $5 per capita. The council increasing that...


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