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Jackson County authorities looking for wanted man - La Crosse Tribune
Jackson County authorities need help finding a wanted man awaiting sentencing for sexually assaulting a child. Caleb Rave, 18, was last seen in Black River Falls about 9 a.m. Monday. He is 6-feet 7-inches tall and weighs 270 pounds. He may be with James ...
Quilts of Valor: Brothers who served Vietnam honored at Veterans Memorial - La Crosse Tribune
Tom Smith’s original plan was to honor his brother, Dickie Smith. Quilts of Valor decided to double down. The brothers, both veterans of the Vietnam war, received handmade quilts from Quilts of Valor during a ceremony at the Tomah Veterans Memorial ...
School board approves tax decrease - La Crosse Tribune
The sand mining boom will give Tomah property owners a tax break this year, but it could exacerbate the Tomah Area School District’s long-term budget problems. The Tomah School Board Monday approved the 2014-15 budget during its regular monthly meeting ...
Outdoors Report: Early signs of rut detected - La Crosse Tribune
Deer hunters are seeing the early signs of the rut. "Some of the bucks are starting to move, but the consensus of the guys out there is that it's going to be 10 or 11 days before the movement really starts," said Don Roscovius, owner of Rosco's Live Bait ...
Middle School volleyball - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah Middle School eighth-grade volleyball squared off against La Crosse Lincoln Oct. 9 for their final home match of the season in the Tomah Middle School gymnasium. The seventh- and eighth-grade squads finished up the season Oct. 16 with matches in ...
Gale K. Burkhalter - La Crosse Tribune
KENDALL — Gale K. Burkhalter, 66, of Kendall died suddenly, Oct. 19, 2014. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Kendall. Burial will be in the South Ridge Lutheran Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call ...
Farm accident kills Kendall man - La Crosse Tribune
A 66-year-old Kendall man was killed Sunday evening while compacting silage on a farm off Logwood Road in the town of Wilton. The Monroe County Sheriff's Department reported that Gale K. Burkhalter died after becoming pinned under a tractor that rolled ...
ASK YOUR SCIENCE TEACHER: The big E atop the eye chart - La Crosse Tribune
This week’s question was asked by: a close relative. QUESTION:Why is there that big E on the top of eye charts? ANSWER: We can credit Dr. Hermann Snellen, a Dutch ophthalmologist at the Netherlands Hospital for Eye Patients, with putting the big E on top ...
Candidates forum Oct. 28 in Sparta - La Crosse Tribune
Amy Sue Vruwink, Nancy VanderMeer, Lee Nerison and Peter Flesch will discuss their positions on local health topics at a town hall meeting and forum on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Jake’s Northwoods Restaurant and Banquet Facility, 1132 Angelo Rd. The town hall ...
Hospice Touch, Palliative Care honor local veteran - La Crosse Tribune
Ernest Bohac never expected any fanfare for serving his country. Instead he considered his military service an honor and a way to gain some valuable experience in his life. The 91-year-old Tomah resident was the center of attention during a Tomah Memorial ...
Donna F. Thompson - La Crosse Tribune
KENDALL, Wis. -- Donna F. Thompson, 76, of Kendall died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. at Gundersen Health Systems, La Crosse. A graveside committal service will be at a later date. Smith-Nelson Funeral Home, Kendall is assisting the family.
Tournament title bolsters soccer heading into 2015 - La Crosse Tribune
Tomah High School boys soccer coach Scott Conzemius hopes the program's first-ever Mississippi Valley Conference tournament championship is a launching pad for 2015. The Timberwolves finished their season with a 5-0 WIAA Division 2 Regional final loss at ...
Tomah takes pair of sevenths at MVC meet - La Crosse Tribune
Tomah High School’s bid to escape last place in the Mississippi Valley Conference pecking order fell short in La Crosse Oct. 16. Both the girls and boys squad finished seventh at the MVC meet held at Pettibone Park. The Tomah girls finished 27 points ...
Letter: Support public schools on election day - La Crosse Tribune
As election day approaches, there are a number of vitally important issues facing Wisconsin that have potential long-term consequences for our state, including consequences for public education. I encourage all voters to think about the future of the Tomah ...
Volleyball squad heads to Waunkee for playoff opener - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah High School volleyball squad will travel to Waunakee for the first round of the WIAA Division 1 playoffs. Tomah drew the 13th seed in the 15-team Sun Prairie Sectional and will face fourth-seeded Waunakee in a 7 p.m. regional semifinal at ...