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On track in Tomah: Three events that reflect well on community - La Crosse Tribune
Hello Tomah. As I sit to write this I see March is fast leaving us and April, and hopefully spring, is right around the corner. I was thinking on what to write this month, and I decided I would take a turn from the normal update on the city and touch on ...
Helen E. Wunderlin - La Crosse Tribune
Helen E. Wunderlin, formerly of Tomah, passed away March 12, 2015, in Largo, Fla. Born Helen E. Fischer, July 7, 1932, Helen was the youngest of 10 children to John and Kathryn Fischer. Helen was married July 15, 1950, in Tomah, to David E. Wunderlin.
Marjorie P. Davel - La Crosse Tribune
Marjorie P. Davel, 87, of Tomah died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Tomah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 29, 1927, to Joseph and Hildegard (Jacoby) Prom, at Port Washington. On May 9, 1953, she was united in marriage to John R.
Scott Martin Schendel - La Crosse Tribune
Scott Martin Schendel, 56, formerly of Tomah passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Gundersen Health Center in La Crosse. He was born April 7, 1958, to William and Esther (Brux) Schendel in Tomah. Scott was united in marriage to Joanna Carter ...
Two charged in Tomah man's death - La Crosse Tribune
A man used an machete to kill a Tomah man in a hotel room on March 11 before fleeing the state with his co-defendant, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Zachary Davis, 26, and Sebastian Martinez, 20, both with no known addresses, are charged in the death of ...
Anglers still waiting for walleyes, white bass to run - La Crosse Tribune
Local anglers Wednesday still were waiting for walleyes and white bass to get moving. Don Roscovius, owner of Rosco's Live Bait in Tomah, said the water temperature hasn't risen enough to start the spawning run of the two species. He said their runs don't ...
DeSanctis on witness list for VA hearing - La Crosse Tribune
Former Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center director Mario DeSanctis is on the witness list for a March 30 Congressional hearing in Tomah. A joint hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee and House Veterans Affairs ...
Board receives teacher pay plan - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah School Board has a teacher compensation plan to review. The board has been presented with a draft plan to create a pay scale that starts teachers at $36,000 per year with a salary of $59,000 at the top of the pay scale. Superintendent Cindy ...
Column: Providing better care for our veterans - La Crosse Tribune
The problems unearthed at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center have been troubling, and the consequences have been tragic. Although we still have a great deal more to learn, it’s clear that many veterans have not received the quality care they deserve.
Letter: UW System can't absorb another big cut - La Crosse Tribune
Governor Walker’s $300 million budget cut for UW System will increase pressure to raise tuition to help finance the cost of instruction for resident undergraduate students. In the 1950s and 1960s UW student tuition was set at 20 percent of instructional ...
Letter: Allow supreme court justices to pick own chief - La Crosse Tribune
We are writing as three retired justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and are respectfully asking that voters across the state of Wisconsin take the time to understand the importance of the referendum question on the ballot. We hope you will agree with ...
Quarry threatens bike trail, critics warn - La Crosse Tribune
Fifty years ago Wisconsin converted an abandoned rail corridor into a scenic recreational trail, creating the Elroy-Sparta State Trail, starting a “rails to trails” initiative that would spark a nationwide movement. But a group of residents and bike ...
Rest Area at French Island closes Monday - La Crosse Tribune
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will close the rest area off eastbound Interstate 90 on French Island beginning Monday. The long-term closure coincides with a two-year construction project. Design plans for the new rest area are still being ...
Two 'persons of interest' jailed in Tomah homicide - La Crosse Tribune
Tennessee authorities Sunday arrested two people who Tomah police said are either involved in the March 11 stabbing death of a Tomah man or have information about his killing. Tomah police identified Zachary Davis, 26, and Sebastian Martinez, 20, as ...
Lifting against the best - La Crosse Tribune
Five Tomah High School powerlifters competed with the best in the state March 14 and 15. Three boys and two girls lifted at the Wisconsin High School Association State Meet at Necedah High School. One even qualified for nationals. Coach Chip Thompson said ...