Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tomah WI

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:54am
Despite rumors to the contrary, the Tomah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 74-bed skilled nursing home on Butts Avenue, isn't in danger of closing. That's according to Mike Wenzel, the nursing home's new administrator who was brought onboard to turn the facility around. "We are absolutely not...
Bill Tourdot started his duties July 1 as principal at Queen of Apostles School in Tomah. Contributed photo
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:49am
During his career ascent in education Bill Tourdot's transition from teacher to administrator was steady. Now after retiring from the Osseo-Fairchild school district as its superintendent last school year, Tourdot finds himself in a dual role as administrator and once again, teacher, at Queen of...
Larry Scheckel discussed the NASA Apollo program and more at the Tomah Area Historical Museum. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:44am
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon was celebrated nationwide last week with significant hoopla on July 20. That was the day in 1969 when NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo lunar module on the moon's surface and took their historic steps. The...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:50am
The proposed 2019-20 budget for the Tomah School District that will be considered at the annual meeting in August is slightly higher than last year. The budget approved by the board Monday night is $13,083,739. That is up $540,161 from 2018-19 (4.31%) property tax levy. That calculates to the owner...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:09am
Projected opening days have come and gone for the Tomah Area Historical Museum. The earlier this year the museum's board approved the purchase of a vacant building on the opposite end of Superior Avenue from its original location on Superior Avenue. The building is known by many as the former...
David M. Hintz
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:19am
A Tomah man is in custody after police located him at a Kilbourn Avenue residence. David M. Hintz, 25, was arrested Tuesday shortly after 2 p.m. in a house at 605 Kilbourn Ave. Hintz was being investigated by Tomah police related to various criminal activities. He also had an active Wisconsin...
It could be called a vintage tractor bond. From left, Dewaine Clayton, Jay Betz and brothers John and Steve Weiskircher, standing next to Steve's 1957 International Harvestor 330. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:14am
In terms of size and power tractors that lined the fence around Tomah's Recreation Park July 11 would not hold a candle to those that lined the fence just a few weeks ago for the Tomah tractor pull. But then again, that is the intent of tractor owners who participated in Dewaine's Tractor Ride July...
The fire at the blacksmith tent was small, but it was still hot beneath the open air tent. One of the craftsman is practicing his trade. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Matthias of Rolling Oaks, a.k.a Papa Moose, a.k.a Matt Schwall hopes Warrior & Warlords has found a home. At least for three years. Schwall, who lives outside Tomah, was one of the event stewards. Warriors & Warlords ran from July 11-14 at Recreation Park. The event portrays how people...
Marcus W. Anderson
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:45am
Marcus W. Anderson, 34, of Tomah had his initial appearance in Monroe County Circuit Court before Judge Todd Ziegler Tuesday afternoon when he was charged with first-degree intentional homicide following the death of 3-year-old Kyson Rice in May. According to the complaint, officers were dispatched...
The view from Murray's On Main patio shows the steadily growing crowd for the first Downtown Thursday Night concert. The picture was taken early during the concert. Contributed photo
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:34am
The Tomah City council approved a resolution regarding the wage of police chief Mark Nicholson. According to the resolution terms outlined when Nicholson was hired as chief in 2014, it was required he obtain a four-year degree in criminal justice, which he had not done to this point. During wage...

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