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Scrappy Timberwolves win MVC opener - La Crosse Tribune
Holmen never put together a run. Tomah's defense kept the Vikings' big hitters at bay and led the Timberwolves to a tense 21-25, 25-23, 26-24, 25-23 Mississippi Valley Conference volleyball victory Thursday at Tomah High School. It was the opener for both ...
Tomah falls to BRF in non-conference gridiron battle - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah and Black River Falls football teams battled back and forth Friday night before the Timberwolves got an opportunity in the closing seconds of the game. Black River Falls had just stopped Tomah on fourth down and got the ball back with 1 minute ...
Solid match, but second place - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah High School girls golf team Thursday did everything coach Tonya Gnewikow asked them to do. Onalaska just did a little more. Onalaska shot a sparkling 178 score on its home course to claim the first Mississippi Valley Conference match of the ...
Tomah students return to class Tuesday - La Crosse Tribune
Nearly 3,000 students in the Tomah Area School District return to class Tuesday for the start of the 2015-16 school year. The school year begins with the launch of Tomah's Montessori School (see related story) and new Chromebooks for high school freshmen.
Former county board chairman dies - La Crosse Tribune
A former chair of the Monroe County Board of Supervisors has died. Dennis Hubbard, 67, of Norwalk died Wednesday at his farm in the town of Sheldon. He served 13 years on the board and was chairman from 2002-2009. His tenure on the board ended when he was ...
Sparta man charged with vehicular homicide - La Crosse Tribune
A Sparta man has been charged with vehicular homicide following a March crash that killed a passenger. Authorities say 23-year-old Channing H. Mathews had alcohol and traces of marijuana in his system at the time he lost control of the vehicle while trying ...
A long, abundant life - La Crosse Tribune
Vesta Marie "Tiny" Barto came into the world weighing just three pounds. "They told my mother not to get attached to me because I wouldn't live," she said. "My grandmother put me on a pillow on the stove oven door to keep me warm and fed me sugar water ..
No park manager position for Monre County - La Crosse Tribune
SPARTA - On a tie vote Wednesday, the Monroe County Board of Supervisors rejected the creation of a full-time park manager position. The vote was split 12-12 as the board met at the Rolling Hills Nursing Home complex in Sparta. Chad Ziegler, Monroe County ...
Column: Back to ALEC, Back to (Private) School - La Crosse Tribune
On the heels of a newly passed state budget that again leaves our K-12 public schools behind without ample and consistent funding, I recently headed back to where the school privatization push all began — the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC.
Column: Timely wills prevent confusion, conflict - La Crosse Tribune
It’s estimated that somewhere between 60 and 70 percent of American adults don’t have wills. Many people think they are too young, that they don’t have enough assets or that preparing a will involves too much hassle and expense. Some think that state ...
Bitter, Stott claim top-10 finishes at Westfield - La Crosse Tribune
Tomah High School boys and girls cross country teams didn't ease their way into the season Thursday. The Timberwolves launched their 2015 campaign trudging up and down the hills of Westfield High School at the Pioneer Invitational. Tomah's runners produced ...
Police report: Accused prowler faces multiple charges - La Crosse Tribune
A 30-year-old Tomah man was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney on multiple charges after he was identified as a prowler at the Coveris factory Aug. 22. Police were called to Coveris after a report of an individual “poking around” the ...
Quick off the draw: Volleyball squad smaller, but more nimble in 2015 - La Crosse Tribune
That’s how Tomah High School volleyball coach Sarah Walters describes her Tomah High School volleyball team in 2015. Walters believes the Timberwolves can stay competitive in the Mississippi Valley Conference even without the tall middle hitters that ...
Column: New school year brings excitement - La Crosse Tribune
I’m always excited by the start of a new school year. It provides fresh opportunities for our teachers and students to get going on new learning while they make new friends and renew social and extracurricular activities. Amidst the many challenges and ...
Column: New EPA rules anything but reasonable - La Crosse Tribune
It’s hard to understand how anyone can conclude reasonableness when evaluating President Obama’s new plan to supposedly rein in carbon emissions. The so-called Clean Power Plan is poised to dramatically increase electricity costs in Wisconsin while ...