Thursday, February 25, 2021

Tomah WI

Jan Sherwood
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 10:58am
The Monroe County Herald is providing brief profiles on the six candidates seeking three seats on the Tomah School Board in the April election.  Candidates include sitting members Aaron Lueck and Mitch Koel along with challengers Rick Murray, Jan Sherwood, Spencer Stephens and Wayne Kling. The...
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 11:18am
Tomah High School principal Robert Joyce thinks a prom and in-person graduation could happen this spring. Joyce told the Tomah School Board at its meeting Monday night he wants to seek student feedback in prom planning to give them some ownership for an event that was canceled because of Covi-19 on...
COVID vaccine clinic volunteers, including l-r, Mike Pace, Pat Wall, Pam Rainwater, Sharon Nelson and Alice Chase are playing an essential role in administering the COVID vaccine at Tomah Health. Contributed photos
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 11:06am
Volunteers are playing a vital role in getting the COVID vaccine to eligible Monroe County residents.  “The role of the volunteers is essential to getting as many people vaccinated as we can,” said Tomah Health employee health nurse Julie Anderson, MSN, RN. Anderson said about ten volunteers have...
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:30pm
A proposal by one of Monroe County Landfill’s biggest contractors is being met with resistance. Jerry Martel, owner of Modern Disposal Systems in Sparta, has proposed hauling dirt from a property he owns in Tomah to be used as daily cover at the landfill. Daily cover is material placed on the waste...
From left, Brian, Ruth and Greg Eirschele accept the Monroe County Tree Farmer of the Year Award at their R&R Ranch, a 540-acre farm in Tarr Valley. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney.
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:28pm
Ray and Ruth Eirschele spent over the last half century building their legacy. It can be seen on their 540-acre farm in Tarr Valley west of Tomah as well as in their four children. That legacy is environmental stewardship, for which the Eirschele farm, R&R Ranch, received recognition as the...
This crew at the Tomah Warrens Sportsmen's Alliance Fisharee was unfortunately a little up in smoke. But it did not deter the fun they were having. Some of the group (others were away socializing) included from left, Tomah Palmateer (Tomah), Brett Barlow, Marshfield, Frank Barlow, Tomah, Mike Plante, Wisconsin Rapids, Chris Palmateer, Neenah, Lorra Carlson, Neenah, Justin Jotham, Sparta, "Lunzo", Sparta and unfortunately hidden by the bonfire smoke, Matt Campbell, Tomah.
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:25pm
It should come as no surprise for winter outdoor enthusiasts. In the case for those who enjoy ice fishing - and that group is expansive, the timeless mantra hits home. The colder the better. And it was cold on Lake Tomah this past Saturday for the Tomah Warrens Sportsmen's Alliance Fisharee. Single...
Outlined is the neighboring building that will allow expansion of the Tomah Boys & Girls Club. The existing Club is located at the back of the building to the left. Contributed photo
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:13pm
The Tomah Boys & Girls Club will experience a growth spurt in 2021 - in terms of square footage. A few months ago, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was presented to the Club, according to Rose Dobbs, marketing director for Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Wisconsin. The neighbors of the...
Karen Long
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:10pm
The new Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center director is familiar with its day to day operations. Victoria Brahm, network director of the Veterans Integrated Service Network 12, announced last week that Karen Long has been selected as the new medical center director for the Tomah VA. Brahm was...
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 11:57am
A Sparta woman was killed Friday morning in a crash on I-90 near Tomah. The names of those involved have not been released by the Wisconsin State Patrol pending notification of the families.   Officers were dispatched to the scene at around 5:41 a.m. near mile marker 40. The initial investigation...
The Tomah City Council this week approved a $45,637 expenditure to repair the historic Buckley Park Scout Cabin located off Council Street in Buckley Park in Tomah. Much of the labor involved in the project will be donated. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 11:45am
The council approved the purchase materials to repair the Buckley Park Scout cabin at a cost of $45,637. The money will come from $100,000 that was carried forward to the 2021 budget for the repair project. Due to several businesses donating labor and/or materials there will be some overall cost...


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