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Tomah School Board to set property tax levy Oct. 24

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. The Tomah School Board will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. at Robert Kupper Learning to wrap a trio of budget items. The board will: Set a tax levy for the 2017-18 school year. During the Oct. 16 b

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-19 23:00:00

Tomah's Area Community Theatre expands into former Chamber space

In June the Tomah Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors' Bureau moved from Killbourn Avenue to its new home at the former Tomah Ranger Station. The move gave the Tomah Area Community Theatre an opportunity to make itself more visible to the public. It jumped at the chance and now has a

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 17:03:00

Tomah Memorial Occupational Health Clinic to Open Oct. 30

Despite a slight delay, Tomah Memorial Hospital is set to open its new Occupational Health & Wellness Clinic in Tomah's Industrial Park Monday, Oct. 30. Hospital clinic operations director Kyle Berra said construction of the 3,400-square-foot facility at 1401 Townline Road was pushed back a few week


Tomah School board to pass budget Oct. 24

The Tomah School Board will take action on budget and salary issues when it meets next week. The board deferred action on the 2017-18 budget and staff salaries until a special meeting Tuesday, Oct. 24 during its regular monthly meeting Monday at Robert Kupper Learning Center. School district busines


Free flu vaccines for children offered Oct. 24 in Tomah

The Monroe County Health Department is offering influenza vaccines to children 18 years and younger at the Boys & Girls Club in Tomah on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 4:15-6 p.m. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides influenza vaccine at no cost to local health departments to be used for emer


Stabbing leads to sexual assault referral

A 29-year-old Tomah man was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for second-degree sexual after an Aug. 2 incident in the town of Byron. Cody Greyowl was arrested by Monroe County police after dispatch received a call that he was being driven to Tomah Memorial Hospital with stab wound in


Wisconsin Dells man referred for 10th drunk driving offense

A 69-year-old Wisconsin Dells man was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for a 10th drunk driving offense and several other charges after an Oct. 14 crash in the town of LaGrange. Police responded to a crash scene on Highway ET where a truck driven by Terrance E. McNamara had struck a t


Annual HCE Fall Fest Oct. 25 in Sparta

The Monroe County Association for Home and Community Education (formerly Extension homemakers) will celebrate its 90th anniversary during the Fall Fest to be held Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the Sparta American Legion hall. Fall Fest includes a business meeting, education and family l

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 15:41:00

SHERIFF'S REPORT: Norwalk man accused of stealing morphine

A 25-year-old Norwalk man was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for theft after allegedly stealing morphine. A man told police that Matthew Robert Hrynewycz moved into a town of Ridgeville residence to help care for a man who would later need hospice care. Hrynewycz was entrusted with


HISTORY COLUMN: Newspapers of the past

Charles F. Dupue arrived home from Juneau, Alaska, and reports the mining business as prospering. He brought a piece of gold weighing about three pounds.Governor Hoard is well known to Mauston, His brother married a Mauston girl, the estimable daughter of our respected fellow-citizen O. F. Temple.St

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-18 20:06:00

Cashton celebrating woman's 104th birthday

Students at Cashton Middle School prepared a special birthday present, all part of a servant leadership project. The community of Cashton has worked with Viterbo professor of servant leadership Tom Thibodeau on a number of projects over the past 10 years. There was one focus area still in need. "One

WXOW TV-19 - 2017-10-18 23:11:00

Head Start kids go fishing

The Mauston Head Start 3 year old program, the Head Start 4 Year old center and the Juneau County Family Resource Center combined with Dads, a few Moms, students and a member of the Outdoors Forever program for a fun afternoon of fishing. This was a wonderful opportunity for the families to experien


Be wiser with taxpayer money

I recently read the article in your Oct. 4 edition regarding the new Mauston street and sewer project that was approved by the city council. While I understand that this is being financed through the issuance of revenue bonds, this is still a borrowing of funds by the city to finance the project. Th


Mauston school board recognizes Melodye Jones

The announcement of Melodye Jones' plans to retire in February of 2018 took focus at the school board meeting Oct. 16 at Grayside Elementary. The retiring of support staff is generally not recognized during school board meetings, but an exception was made for Jones, who has been working at the Maust

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-10-18 19:35:00

Mauston considers point system for bars

The Mauston city council is considering implementing a point demerit system for liquor license holders. They system would operate on a 12 month look-back, and have a 12 month, 24 month, and 36 month period where points accumulated cannot exceed a certain threshold. If too many points are accumulated


The Healing Power of Humor Coming to BRF

Dr. Stuart Robertshaw will present the Healing Power of Humor at the Wellness Fair on Nov. 4 at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Black River Falls. The Jackson County Diabetes Education Alliance and local community organizations sponsor the event. Robertshaw, who goes by "Dr. Humor" said, "15 percent of

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 16:54:00

BRF FFA cheese and sausage fundraiser begins

The Black River Falls FFA is conducting their annual cheese and sausage fundraiser. Locally-produced, factory-fresh products are being sold. There are 13 different cheeses, 11 different meats, a deer hunter's special (includes one pound of beef sticks and one pound of beef jerky plus a dozen individ

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 16:48:00

BRF offers community development block grant housing program

The City of Black River Falls has CDBG funds available to assist low to moderate income people with housing rehabilitation. These funds are distributed as interest-free deferred loans and there are no monthly payments. The homeowner pays the loan back when the property is sold or no longer their pri

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 16:32:00

Mental health being addressed more directly at BRF

The need for mental health help in schools has become an increasing priority in school districts throughout the country. In smaller areas like Jackson County though it can be a struggle getting those students the help that they need, so the Black River Falls School District is taking steps to combat

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 14:00:00

Bangor FFA donates 25,000 pounds of food

The Bangor FFA gave than 25,000 pounds of produce from its community garden in West Salem to WAFER Food Pantry in La Crosse.Contributed photo The Bangor FFA has set a new record this fall by donating more than 25,000 pounds of produce harvested from its community garden in West Salem to WAFER Food P