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Fire destroys home in town of Jefferson

Crews were on scene until 6 a.m. the morning of Dec. 16, after a call came in about 2 a.m. regarding a house fire on Mascot Avenue in the town of Jefferson. The Monroe County Sheriff’s …

Tomah School Board meets Monday

The Tomah School Board meets Monday night at 7 p.m. at the Robert Kupper Center. On the agenda are discussion of COVID 19 case information, and impact on learning and instruction. This is only for …

A life on hold

Not long after Kylea Fish of Tomah last talked to her daughter, she got the call from an officer that she had been in a serious auto accident. “A short 27 minutes, and life was forever changed,” said Fish.

Sparta passes 2022 budget

The Sparta City Council passed the city’s proposed 2022 budget at a special meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. No comment was offered during the public hearing portion of the …

Popular restaurateur leaves a legacy of service

Mark Chew did not waste time becoming an active, visible cog in the Warrens business community. Now the Warrens community is dealing with his untimely death of the owner of Marco’s Italian …

County reports 1 new COVID death

The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) reported one new death in the county due to COVID-19 over the past week. That death came among 289 new confirmed cases of the virus this week along …

School board seats open in April election

Those seeking to run for a seat on a local school board have begun circulating nomination papers for the April election. At Sparta Area School District, Pat McKenna and Marla Leverich have taken …

TACS Angel of Help dedicated to Vernie Vandervort

Tomah Area Cancer Support decided to change things up a bit for its holiday Angel of Help Tree at Winnebago Park. The Angel of Help is a two-piece metal structure nearly 7-feet tall. A wing span, …