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Tomah WI

Joline Powell is eager to welcome people into Vino Anjo to share relaxed conversation over a bottle of wine. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:46am
Joline Powell could certainly fit the role as world traveler. Born and raised in Green Bay, Powell has lived in three countries, Italy, Germany and Canada.  Powell ran a theater company in Germany, is a flight attendant for American Airlines (based in Chicago) and serves in the Wisconsin Air...
Local artist, Chris Chinnock Pokela, creates music inspired art and will be having her first show this Thursday (Feb. 28) at the 1012 Gallery in Tomah. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:30am
Music speaks to everyone a little differently and on all sorts of levels. The artwork of local artist Chris Chinnock Pokela is all music inspired, the raw emotions a song can often solicit played out on a canvas. Those emotions are not those of Pokela however. People will come to her with a...
Wayne Kling
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am
Wayne Kling is being challenged by Donna Evans for Tomah City Council's Dist.7 alder seat. Kling is a 1963 graduate of Tomah High School. He attended the University of Wisconsin- LaCrosse. He is a lifeling Tomah resident except for his stint in the military. Kling and his wife, Patricia (who died...
Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am
After sitting idle for several months in the latter part of 2018, interior work on the Tomah Amtrak depot was completed in early 2019. Amtrak and Tomah officials took time to acknowledge the project Feb. 13 before a community meeting to discuss increased Amtrak service which would include a...
Jacob S. Williams
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:32am
Two suspects, identified as Jacob S. Williams and Sara A. Williams, both 27, with no permanent address, have been accused in an ongoing statewide mail theft and fraud investigation. The couple was arrested Sunday evening and taken into custody by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. On Dec. 11, 2018...
Olivia Wall and Aisha Fritsche use a little girl power to stack pallets to build a fish crib. They were among the group of students, teachers and citizens who volunteered time for the project. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
On Thursday, Feb. 14, most people focused on expressions of love to spouses, companions and others who deserved a little extra attention on Valentine's Day. Tomah middle school science teacher Steve Ewers and the TMS science club showed a little love to aquatic life in Lake Tomah on a day meant for...
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
Tomah residents had an opportunity to meet candidates running for Tomah City Council Feb. 6. On Wednesday, March 6 residents will have to opportunity to listen to candidate positions on the issues. The Tomah Chamber and Visitors Center is hosting a city council forum for the public to listen to the...
Jennifer Chinnock, pictured with her stepson Gaige and husband Jered, was recently hired as the new director at Faith In Action of Monroe County. Contributed photo.
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
Earlier this year, Faith in Action (FIA) of Monroe County, which is a nonprofit faith-based organization helping elderly and/or disabled residents of Monroe County maintain quality of life and independence through trained volunteers, was in need of a new director. The right individual needed to be...
A Monroe County plow truck plows snow on Hwy. 21 near Fort McCoy on Feb. 12 during a snow storm. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
On Jan. 29, Fort McCoy and the local areas surrounding the installation were on the cusp of a polar vortex making its way south from Canada, and the high temperature for that day was right around minus-5 degrees Fahrenheit. That same day, Kenneth and Maila Kuhn of Tomah were traveling down Hwy. 21...
Passenger rail advocates, from left, Terry Brown, Arun Rao and Marc Magliari were in Tomah Wednesday, Feb. 13 to gauge support for increased regional passenger rail service. Brown is with the Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers. Rao is with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Magliari is with Amtrak. They spoke at a community meeting. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
For now the acronym TCMC has minimal significance to people outside the circle of passenger rail advocacy. But for those inside that circle TCMC has very significant meaning. TCMC is the abbreviated acronym for Twin Cities Milwaukee Chicago Intercity Passenger Rail Service project. If TCMC becomes...

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