Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Tomah WI

Graceland Fruit Wisconsin donated needed medical supplies to Tomah Health with three boxes of disposable lab coats. Bev Niebuhr, left, accepted the supplies from Jeanna Barrett. Contributed photo
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:17am
These three boxes are no ordinary boxes. Inside they hold some very valuable freight. Graceland Fruit Wisconsin Inc., of Warrens donated three boxes of disposable lab coats to Tomah Health to assist with supply need during the COVID-19 pandemic. As well documented across the country, medical...
Deemed by the state as a non-essential business, Biederman Jewelers in downtown Sparta is just one area retailer impacted by the Safer At Home order handed down by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Safer last week. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:14am
Retailers across Wisconsin were hit hard when Gov. Tony Evers handed down a Safer At Home order last week. The measure, which forced the shutdown of all Wisconsin businesses deemed non-essential, will impact retailers in different ways. While some businesses deemed essential remain open, the COVID-...
The Sparta Fire Protection District has enacted new safety measurers in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Tomah Fire Department has similar safety regulations in place as well. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:09am
Gov. Tony Evers issued a “Safer At Home” order mandating the closure of all non-essential businesses, events and gatherings this week in an effort to protect Wisconsin’s residents from the COVID-19 outbreak. But while the order will protect many, others considered essential must remain on the front...
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...
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...
Carol Chambers of Oakdale was among the more than 80 people who turned out for a Versiti BloodCenter of Wisconsin drive at Tomah High School March 26. The drive originally was scheduled at Tomah Health but moved to the Tomah High School after a large number of people signed up to help meet a critical need for blood due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Contributed photo
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:56am
When the Versiti BloodCenter of Wisconsin announced a critical need for blood to help area hospitals, including Tomah Health, Carol Chambers said she was more than willing to help the cause. The Oakdale resident was among the more than 80 people who turned out for drive at Tomah High School March...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:11am
Jesse Bender spent four years in the United States Marine Corps. In a world that now coexists with COVID-19, Bender the Tomah school district food services director, has been leaning on a Marine Corps mantra, 'adapt and overcome, utilize what you have.' The Tomah school district initially postponed...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:58am
A warm spring had many area linksters hopeful for an early start to the 2020 golf season, but officials at a pair of area courses said this week that’s not likely to happen due to Wisconsin’s ‘Safer At Home’ order handed down by Gov. Tony Evers this week. The order, which went into effect at 8 a.m...

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