Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:16am
A sex offender sentenced to 55 years in prison in a highly publicized 1987 kidnap and rape case in Tomah is set to be released in Sparta on Tuesday, Sept. 24. In a press release, Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer said Harvey L. King, 56, will be residing at 1000 Central Ave.
In March 1987, King was...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:56am
Support staff and employees at the Tomah School District central office received pay increases for the 2019-20 school year.
At the board meeting Monday night the board approved 2.1% increases for each.
The board tabled action until its October meeting on short term borrowing to meet immediate...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:45am
The cast for Tomah Area Community Theater is getting ready for opening night of Barefoot in the Park. Cast members include Jerry Fushianes, Bridget Owns, Dakota Viken, Jordyn Prise and Joe Davis.
Rocky Shutter and Sharon Larkin are co-directing the Neil Simon play.
The production will take place...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:43am
Last week's ribbon cutting for the new Tomah Health hospital and Gundersen Clinic was the culmination of 10 years of planning and designing.
On Friday, around 800 people toured the adjoining health care facilities located off Gopher Avenue on Tomah's south side.
While the new Gundersen Clinic has...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:38am
The Tomah Public Library will have a connection with the Academy Awards in 2020.
The library was selected as a screening location for the Manhatten Short Film Festival. Starting Thursday, Sept. 26 the library will host screenings for 10 film shorts with a global flavor. Other dates are Sept. 28,...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:12am
It's a challenge completely driven by goodwill.
To set the stage, the Tomah Lions Club was the recipient from strong beer sales for the Tomah Chamber and Visitors Bureau Downtown Thursday Nights (DTN) concert series this summer. Over the course of six Thursday nights the Tomah Lions beer trailer...
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...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:18am
Jack W. Nabors, 26, of Tomah was sentenced to five years in state prison and five years extended supervision after he was found guilty of exposing genitals/pubic area/intimate parts to a child.
On June 25, 2017, officers were dispatched to a residence in Tomah where a 16-year-old female was...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:14am
It's a birthday observance that deserves more than a cake with 10 candles.
The Tomah Community Table's celebrates 10 years this month. Since September 2009, the Tomah Community Table has been providing a nutritious meal and a fellowship every Monday night to members of the Tomah area.
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:57am
Ray Johnson concedes he and his three brothers have a close bond.
Dale, 81, is from Eau Claire. Sam, 80, from Crandon, Harry, 78, still lives in Greenwood (where they were all raised). Ray, the youngest at 75, lives outside Tomah.
The same can be said of their respective families, gathering for...