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Tomah WI

Racing action May 29 started for the 2020 season at the Tomah-Sparta Speedway. Contributed photos
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 10:21am
The Tomah-Sparta Speedway kicked off its 2020 season Friday night. New this racing season is the track's affiliation with the High School Racing Association (HSRA) with three dates planned at the quarter-mile paved oval. Tomah-Sparta, located just outside Tomah off State Highway 21, joins the La...
Plans are underway for the remodel/expansion of Tomah's Cardinal Glass Industries. Pictured is the front office on the Townline Road site. The expansion will take place on the Rusch Street manufacture site. A tentative groundbreaking is set for later this year, but the date is not firm. Herald photo Bob Kliebenstein
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:04am
Management at Tomah’s Cardinal Glass Industries facility has announced upcoming changes in its manufacturing facility. Cardinal Glass is located in two buildings, one on Townline Road, the other on Rusch Street in Tomah’s industrial park. Tom Harkema, plant manager of Cardinal IG (insulated glass...
Goody bags were delivered as phase two of Operation May Day last week. The group of women or organized the event are planning phases three and four in the near future. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:56am
Phase one of Operation May Day was a success. Such a success that organizers  are able to proceed with extended efforts to reach the elderly in area elderly care centers whose contact with family and friends has been cut off due to COVID-19. Sara Moseley said cash donations that accrued with phase...
Jeff Holthaus displays some of the gift cards that he received as part of a Community Challenge to support local restaurants and taverns. Contributed photo
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 9:24am
The day in the life of a small business owner is still a long way from being considered normal in the wake of COVID-19. Despite being given the green light to open gradually, those businesses are still encouraged by state health officials to follow sanitation rules to limit the possibility of the...
Excavation work has started for grounds improvements at Recreation Park. There will be a significant amount of new pavement around the buildings along with improved drainage. One of the pictures shows what will be a new pedestrian walkway between the Gold Building and Tomah Ice Center. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 8:51am
Those familiar with Tomah's Recreation Park consider it a sleeping giant in terms of what if offers for rental space for buildings a wide range of events. It certainly is a busy place during the course of a year. Since hired as Tomah Parks and Recreation director, Joe Protz has continually worked...
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:32am
The Tomah city council is hopeful common sense will prevail for citizens and management of the coronavirus. During a special council meeting Monday night the council passed a motion that will keep Tomah City Hall closed to the public until Monday, June 1. Council meetings are expected to be open to...
Volunteers Chad Schuller, left, and Rian Mulvaney, straighten out headstones Monday in the Wilton Catholic Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. While there will be no traditional potluck meal at the Wilton American Legion on Monday, its honor guard will be holding ceremonies in area cemeteries to honor Memorial Day. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:26am
The COVID-19 virus continues to take a toll on springtime traditions. The latest to fall prey to the pandemic is Sparta’s annual Memorial Day parade and observance at Blyton Veterans Park. The Sparta American Legion and Sparta VFW take turns staging the event and this year’s planning fell to the...
A directional sign stands near the Rehabilitation Services entrance on the Tomah Health campus at 501 Gopher Dr. Tomah. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:06am
Tomah Health will begin the first phase of reopening services to the public June 1. Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Tracy Myhre, MSN, said department managers and coordinators have designed recovery plans and been meeting to discuss details for a number of weeks in light of COVID-19. “Tomah Health...
Tomah Health Community Foundation president Pete Reichardt, left, presented a $1,200 ceremonial check to Neighbor for Neighbor Food Pantry executive director Doug Staller. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 9:56am
A donation by the Tomah Health Community Foundation is helping Tomah’s Neighbor For Neighbor Food Pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic Officials from the philanthropic arm of Tomah Health donated $1,200 to the Neighbor for Neighbor Food Pantry May 13. Foundation President Pete Reichardt said the...
Seniors, including Elizabeth Drew, were allowed to walk across a makeshift stage that was set up at the school. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:00am
If someone drove past Tomah High School last Friday morning (May 15) and glanced quickly at the parking lot a couple of things may have crossed their minds. Cones set up in the parking lot with people waiting patiently in parked cars? Possibly something scheduled to hone driving skills? Not the...


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