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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, …

Tomah ACT plans holiday tea

Tomah Area Community Theater is looking to spread holiday cheer December 10-12. They will present a Christmas tea for its patrons. The event will be staged in the ACT Gatsby Room. ACT has …

DARLENE D. TROWBRIDGE

TOMAH - Darlene D. Trowbridge, 84 of Tomah was called to glory on Monday, December 6, 2021. She was born on January 22, 1937, to Harold and Norma (Gerwing) Libke in Sparta. She was a member of the …

PHILLIP E. KVISTAD

   SPARTA - Phillip E. Kvistad, of Sparta, died Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at his home.

JAMES “JIM” C. FREDERICK

CASHTON - James “Jim” C. Frederick, age 71, of Cashton, WI, passed away December 6, 2021, at the Necedah Home Care; after a long battle with both mental and physical health issues including diabetes.

RANDY M. MOORE

TOMAH - Randy M. Moore, 58, of Tomah, died on December 3, 2021, after a short courageous battle with cancer. Randy was born on September 3, 1963, to Bruce and Janice (Gorman) Moore in Viroqua, …

AMANDA L. SCHMIDT

TOMAH - Amanda L. Schmidt, 38, of Tomah, died Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at the Aspirus Riverview Hospital. She was born July 27, 1983, to Kary and Sharon (Mitchell) Schmidt. 

Buggy-vehicle crash seriously injures 18-year-old …

Two people were injured after a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 71 near London Avenue in the Township of Wilton on Sunday, Dec. 5. One person was seriously injured and another sustained …