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Tomah school buildings placed on lockdown - La Crosse Tribune
All school buildings in the Tomah Area School District were placed on lockdown Thursday in response to a potentially threatening drawing discovered at the residence of a teacher. Students at all public school buildings in the district, along with St. Paul ...
Total Force swim team holds annual banquet - La Crosse Tribune
The Fort McCoy Total Force Swim Team held it annual banquet to recognize the swimmers of the winter swim season. Coaches Bruce Cuda and Patrice McGinnis said the banquet was “a great way to reflect on the season, and let the kids know how much (we ...
Holmen blocks Tomah's title path - La Crosse Tribune
Tomah’s bid for a third Mississippi Valley Conference girls soccer title in four years took a major hit Tuesday after a 1-1 tie against Holmen at Veterans Field. It was Tomah’s second straight deadlock, and it left the Timberwolves a half-game behind ...
Miller shares top of pole vault field - La Crosse Tribune
There was a logjam at the top of the pole vault, and Tomah High School senior Jordan Miller was right in the middle of it. Miller cleared 11 feet, six inches and was one of four vaulters to tie for first at the WIAA Division 1 Baraboo Regional Tuesday.
Lawry top girls target shoot standings - La Crosse Tribune
Tomah's Destiny Lawry sits atop the girls leader board after Week 3, but the Tomah High School target shooting squad has fallen from first place. Lawry is the top girls shooter in Conference 5 with a season avearage of 16. That puts her a half point ahead ...
Doubles team on postseason roll - La Crosse Tribune
Micheal Kelley and Jacob Parker are putting together a memorable postseason run. Tomah High School's number-three boys tennis team won the Mississippi Valley Conference tournament May 21 and then advanced through Tuesday's WIAA Division 1 Tomah ...
Jackson County prison hosts job fair June 3 - La Crosse Tribune
Jackson Correctional Institution will hold a job fair Wednesday, June 3 with information sessions starting every hour beginning at 8 a.m. and the last session starting a 6 p.m The fair will be held at the facility located at N6500 Haipek Road, Black ...
Letter: Feingold still listening to Wisconsin voters - La Crosse Tribune
So I was in my kitchen here in Tomah a couple months ago, sitting at the table and chatting with Sen. Russ Feingold, and... Wait a minute – I’m putting you on, right? Nope – I got a call from his assistant Lenee a few days before, and she asked if he ...
Column: School budget proposal not an improvement - La Crosse Tribune
One of the least popular elements of Gov. Walker’s budget proposal was the millions of dollars in additional cuts he wanted to make to our public schools – this on top of the historic $1.6 billion in cuts schools took in the governor’s first budget.
MEMORIAL DAY - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah Veterans Association held its annual Memorial Day program Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery. The program included raising the American flag to full staff, readings of Logan's General Orders and Gettysburg Address, an address SMSGT Sam Neve of the ...
Driving school teacher charged with sexual assault - La Crosse Tribune
MAUSTON - The owner of a Tomah-based driving school is charged with sexual assault to one of his driving students. Kevin Kroener, of Camp Douglas and owner of Superior Driving of Tomah, is accused of taking a 16-year-old driving student to a secluded ...
Pickett found guilty of attempted kidnap, murder - La Crosse Tribune
An Adams County man was found guilty May 21 of attempted first-degree intentional homicide and attempted kidnapping by a Monroe County jury. Daniel Patrick Pickett, 22, Arkdale, was convicted for a two-month crime spree that included multiple car thefts.
DNR to sample Lake Tomah fish population May 28 - La Crosse Tribune
The city of Tomah Lake Committee is hosting a public event with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Thursday, May 28 from 4-6 p.m. at Winnebago Park on Lake Tomah. Fish biologists from the La Crosse DNR office will be sampling the lake’s fish ...
One injured in town of Tomah crash - La Crosse Tribune
A two-vehicle mishap Friday in the town of Tomah left one person injured. A vehicle driven by Howard Krosinski, 70, of Oakdale, was eastbound on Highway 12-16 when it came behind a slow-moving tractor operated by Darrick Johnson, 41, of Tomah. Krosinski's ...
ASK YOUR SCIENCE TEACHER - La Crosse Tribune
This week’s question was asked by: a friend. QUESTION: Why do dogs have black lips? ANSWER: Everything in God’s creation seems to have a purpose. Dogs do have different skin colors that correspond with their hair color. So dog lips are not exclusively ...