Monday, October 19, 2020

Tomah WI

Tomah Homecoming will serve a dual role this year. Since junior prom was cancelled, last school year prom court members are being recognized with homecoming court. Homecoming members are front row from left, Amelia Schanhofer, Alyssa Whaley, Lexi Spiers, Ivey Lyden, Anna Jackson, Madeline Adler, Deirdre Martin, Shani Tiber. Back from left, Danny Amberg, Gavin Hammer, Mitchell Erickson, Willie Bowie, Jude Begay, Tucker Francis, Kale Gnewikow. Missing from group is Coy Nelson). Contributed photo
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:53am
Tomah High School will recognize Homecoming Week Oct. 5-9 with a little twist. Along with recognition of a homecoming court, the 2019-20 prom court will be recognized. A king and queen for each will be crowned during the week. Another twist, due to COVID, the traditional powder puff football game...
Tim Adler
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:16am
The Tomah City Council approved creating a public safety director/fire chief position at a special council meeting Monday night. As part of the resolution, the council also appointed Tomah Fire Chief Tim Adler to the position.  The council also approved the creation of one full-time deputy fire...
Pictured from left, Jacob Jones Candian Pacific police, Tomah fire chief Tim Adler, Tomah assistant police chief Scott Holum, Heather Daly, captain Tomah Area Ambulance Service, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels, Nancy Vandermeer. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:01am
Law Enforcement and First Responder Partners support Rail Safety Week (Sept. 21-27) through its safety initiative.   In previous years during Operation Clear Track, more than 500 local, state, federal and railroad police organizations are stationed at grade crossings across the country to...
Tomah School District business manager Greg Gaarder explains the COVID-19 tracking web site at the Tomah school board meeting. The public is able to access the site for up to date Covid numbers at each district school building. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:54am
Message from Tomah School District administration, the district’s face mask guideline is not an attempt to make a fashion statement. Face coverings and other COVID-19 items have become standard school board agenda discussion points across Wisconsin, across the nation since the pandemic began its...
Tomah Department of Public Works employees are installing signs ATV/UTV access into the city of Tomah. Contributed photo
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:54am
It wasn't without vocal debate on pros and cons for both sides, but ATV/UTV routes are finally open in Tomah. “This has been a long time in coming," said Tomah Chamber and Visitors Center president Tina Thompson. "It was an inevitable transition for the city of Tomah to make, especially at a time...
Andy Draeger's family provided moral support for his one man triathlon. They included his parents Dan and Julie, son Archer, wife Samantha and her parents, Mike and Sue Buza. Contributed photos
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:42am
Andy Draeger is not one to take bad news sitting down. Draeger, 33, works on his family's cranberry marsh near Warrens. The 2005 Tomah High School graduate was off to the University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire after graduation. Draeger earned a degree in human performance in 2010 and a self proclaimed...
Mary Gerdes and her grandchildren Jaylen and Aubrie Funmaker visiting the Promise Garden in Tomah. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:52am
Walkers and teams from across the area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tomah. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Tomah on Saturday, Sept. 12 to ensure the health and safety for all involved...
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:42am
In what’s already shaping up to be a turbulent election, the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s order to temporarily halt municipal clerks from sending out absentee ballots, added a little more confusion to the process. Last Thursday, 54 days before the election, the Wisconsin’s high court stopped the...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:49am
If Tomah is going to have a new public safety building mayor Mike Murray wants to gauge the level of support from outlying municipalities to help fund the cost. Tuesday night the Tomah City Council approved sending a proposal to increase the per capita rate for Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS)...
On Friday morning, volunteers in teams of two, led by K9s trained to track scent, searched the surrounding properties of the last known location of Elisabeth Ageton, who has been missing since last Tuesday. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:20am
Late last week, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) continued its search for a woman that had been missing from the Town of LaGrange since Tuesday, Sept. 1. Thirty-year old Elisabeth J. Ageton was last seen in the area of County Hwy G near Hwy 12 just outside of Tomah and it is believed that...

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