Monday, February 17, 2020

Tomah WI

Adam Gigous was sworn in by Tomah city clerk Jo Cram as Tomah's Dist. 1 alderman. Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:33am
The Tomah City Council approved the creation of a fulltime fire chief position Tuesday night Fire chief Tim Adler received approval for full time status, effective May 1. The benefit/wage package of $92,969 was also approved. Both motions were approved unanimously by the council. With the change...
Tomah mayoral candidates participated in a public forum. From left are Remy Gomez, Brett Larkin, Nellie Pater and Mike Murray. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 10:31am
As the Feb. 18 primary election nears, four candidates for Tomah mayor hoped to set themselves apart during a Feb. 7 forum at the Tomah Best Western. Incumbent Mike Murray is seeking another two-year term, Nellie Pater hopes to regain the seat she lost to Murray two years ago. Remy Gomez is making...
Eva Zaret is flanked by her wedding photo at Tomah high school as she addressed a student assembly as a Holocaust survivor. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 9:39am
Eva Zaret is 83 years old and has a story to share. Details are harrowing, emotional and for some, too graphic. Zaret is fully aware. Still, as a Holocaust survivor from Adolph Hitler's Nazi regime, the Milwaukee area woman insists her story must be shared. She fears as survivor numbers fade, so...
Plenty of ice and the ideal February day greeted hundreds of ice fishing anglers at the Tomah Warrens Sports Alliance Fisharee Saturday, Feb. 8 on Lake Tomah. Easton Armstrong, holding the fish. was uncertain if his catch would merit trophy status, but Armstrong and his friends, Braden Jilek, Brady Kemp and Kole Peterson had plenty of time fill the trophy board. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 9:27am
The city of Tomah expanded to a temporary suburb for one day on Saturday, Feb. 8. Hundreds of ice fishing enthusiasts moved onto Lake Tomah from 9 a.m. to around 3 p.m. for the Tomah Warrens Sportsman's Alliance (TWSA) Fisheree. Lake Tomah was dotted with ice shanties. Makeshift streets were laid...
Tomah B&G club members and staff gather around to water some seed starters for plants that will be transferred to a tower garden project, a first for the club. The tower garden allows vegetables to be grown indoors. The woman sitting at the table is a representative from Juice Plus, the company that provided the tower garden for the club. The tower garden is standing behind the group. It was decided to wait until the plants were in bloom in the garden for full visual wow. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:56am
Some poorly timed winter weather put a crimp in the original party date. But the Tomah Boys and Girls Club will celebrate 20 years of serving community youth Tuesday, Feb. 11 in connection with the Tomah school district. The Tomah Boys and Girls Club Birthday party in January was cancelled because...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 10:54am
Wisconsin Singers, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s premier Broadway-caliber touring production, is taking the stage for its 52nd season in Hold On To Your Dreams! Featuring captivating vocals, stunning choreography, big band sound and Badger spirit performed by UW’s most talented students at...
Curtis D. Mallory III
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 1:27pm
Tomah police are asking residents in the vicinity of Lemonweir Elementary School to keep an eye out for a pistol that could be in the area after two suspects took officers on a brief foot pursuit. Officers initiated a traffic stop at approximately 2:05 p.m. on Jan. 25 when the suspect vehicle...
Tomah dance team members competing Saturday in La Crosse include Charli  Schueler, Ellie Eswein, Trisha Batista, Natalie Zeps, Paige Sheldon, Tevvy McKee, Grace Rezin, Addison Berry, Halle Rezin, Trinity Brach. Other team members are Sydney Wedemeier and Destinee Perry. Morgan Campbell is team manager. Contributed photos
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:39am
The Tomah Timberwolves dance team will perform Saturday at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches state performance. Dance members will perform for the first time in jazz and pom competition. It promises to be a busy day, said Michelle Eswein, who coaches the team along with Sue Brown. "We...
Jessie Thompson of Tomah, left, listens to Versiti BloodCenter of Wisconsin senior donor specialist Nick Marson before her blood donation at Tomah Health Jan. 23. Contributed photo
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:32am
Jessie Thompson did not realize the blood she donated during Versiti BloodCenter drives at Tomah Health actually help local hospital patients. The Tomah woman was one of 54 people that turned out for a blood drive at Tomah Health Jan. 23.  “I think it’s pretty cool to know that I could be helping...
Mike Murray
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:58am
After Feb. 18 there will be two. Tuesday, Feb. 18 is the primary election that will pare down the number of candidates running for Tomah mayor from four to two. The Tomah Chamber of Commerce is organizing a mayoral forum on Thursday, Feb.6, 7 p.m. at the Best Western in Tomah.  All four candidates...


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