On Sept. 18, the Cataract First Responders, an organization dedicated to serving and keeping the community safe, held a 35th-anniversary celebration in honor of founder Don Herr who passed away in 2019.
A 42-year-old St. Croix Falls man is facing over 90 years in prison after being accused of crimes including repeated sexual assault of a minor.
On an average day, the population of the Village of Warrens is somewhere around 360 people. During the Warrens Cranberry Festival, that number swells to more than 100,000 people visiting from all over the world.
Monroe County is considering purchasing a 234-acre parcel of woodland in the Town of Byron to add to its inventory of county forest and increase recreational opportunities in the area.
When Tammy Haldeman bought a building on Water Street in downtown Sparta last November and turned it into a café, she had every intention of pouring her heart and soul into it.
Amtrak service dipped considerably in 2020 with the loss attributed to decreased Covid ridership.
While there still isn’t any figure on how much Monroe County stands to get from a $5 billion settlement in a class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturer Pudue Pharma, the county board last week confirmed its support of the lawsuit and agreed to a procedure facilitating action in the fast-moving negotiation.
For so many a cancer diagnosis can oftentimes lead down a dark and lonely path, but that is not the case for Ann Johnson. With her strong faith and the help of Sunshine on the Trail, Johnson has a lot of positivity and light in her life despite enduring a tough couple of years.
Tomah School Board opted to continue with the district policy for optional face masks.
A proposed change to Monroe County’s COVID policy got pushback Wednesday over its separate treatment of vaccinated and unvaccinated employees.
Two Afghan evacuees who were being housed at Ft. McCoy are facing federal charges involving alleged abuse against women.
With the masking requirement set to expire on Sept. 17, the board voted to allow the masking requirement to expire and follow an administrative recommendation.
Seventy-six Sparta School District students, grades K-7, successfully completed the 2021 Sparta Scavenger Hunt.
Walkers and teams from across the area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tomah at Winnebago Park on Sept. 19.
After going curbside last year, Bangor’s cancer support group, Sunshine on the Trail, will host its 14th annual fundraiser on Saturday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bangor Village Park.
St. John’s Lutheran Pastor Jonathan Hackbarth was installed as new pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sparta on July 25. Since then, he has been busy getting to know the people and ministry at St. John’s– the blessings, opportunities, and challenges.
Lawmakers call for Fort McCoy probe into refugee mistreatment U.S. Congresswomen Gwen Moore from Wisconsin and Ilhan Omar from Minneapolis called for the Department of Defense (DOD) investigation …
The Oakdale Area Fire Association (OAFA) will celebrate 75 years of service with an open house Saturday, Oct. 9. Although technically it was first established as the Oakdale Fire Department …
The Tomah Police Department reported the death of a 70-year old man at General Stamping and Metal Works Friday, Sept. 17. According to a post on the TPD web site at approximately 7:45 a.m. Tomah …