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Cleo 'Woorušik Hisgejaįga' Mountain - La Crosse Tribune
Cleo “Woorušik Hisgejaįga” (she who wears earrings that are highly honored) Mountain, 75, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wis. She was born Jan. 15, 1940, to Herman De Cora and Elvina (Hopinkah) De Cora (Gold Star ...
Big runs carry Timberwolves past Prairie du Chien - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah boys basketball team blew a 13-0 lead in the first half. Their response? Make another run after halftime. The Timberwolves launched a decisive 8-0 run at the end of the third period to earn a 55-45 nonconference victory over Prairie du ...
Students without spell check - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah Area School District Spelling Bee was filled with tricky words. Students were challenged by words with silent letters and words that were pronounced the same as others but spelled differently and words that seemed to have an extra letter.
Tomah High School is 'Almost' in Maine - La Crosse Tribune
First-time director Patrick Yourell never thought that he would be talking about relationships for hours at a time, but directing a play about relationships changes that. Yourell, a Tomah High School English teacher, gives his directorial debut with ...
Gymnasts reach season high at Marshfield - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah High School gymnastics team posted its highest score of the season at a triangular meet in Marshfield Tuesday. Tomah's gymnasts compiled a team score of 107.425. "We are moving in the right direction," Tomah coach Karen Brown said. "We're not ...
Congress asked to probe Tomah VA - La Crosse Tribune
The Department of Veterans Affairs is coming under increasing scrutiny from Congress in the wake of media reports of over-medication and staff retaliation at the Tomah VA Medical Center. Reps. Tim Walz and Ron Kind on Thursday called on the House Committee ...
Mary Theresa Suhr - La Crosse Tribune
Mary Theresa Suhr, 71, of Tomah passed away Jan. 22, 2015, at Mayo Health Center in La Crosse. She was born Jan. 28, 1943, in The Town of Jefferson, Monroe County, to John and Rosina (Brueggeman) Suhr. Mary was a member of the Tomah Memorial Hospital ...
School board approves student target shoot team - La Crosse Tribune
The Tomah School Board voted to recognize a new student activity at its Jan. 19 meeting. By a 5-0 vote, the board approved participation of Tomah Middle School and Tomah High School students in the Wisconsin State High School Target League. The league will ...
Co-op hosts grain bin rescue training - La Crosse Tribune
Allied Cooperative recently hosted grain bin rescue training at its grain facility in Tomah. Emergency response teams from the Fort McCoy, Oakdale, Norwalk and Wilton fire departments gathered for the classroom and hands-on training, which equipped the ...
Hospital Association board honors Stuart - La Crosse Tribune
Tomah Memorial Hospital CEO Phil Stuart has been recognized by the Wisconsin Hospital Association for six years of service on the Association’s board of directors. Stuart, who has been on several WHA committees as well as having served as the chairman of ...
BloodCenter drives set for Sparta, Warrens - La Crosse Tribune
BloodCenter of Wisconsin has a pair of upcoming blood drives in Monroe County. The drive schedule includes: Sparta. Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 2-3 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 N. Water St., noon to 5 p.m. Monday and 2-6 p.m. Tuesday. Warrens. Thursday ...
Keep tabs on lawmakers, board urged - La Crosse Tribune
Lawmakers in Madison are considering sweeping changes to public education, and Tomah Area School District superintendent Cindy Zahrte questioned whether they are good ideas. Zahrte told Tomah School Board members during their regular monthly meeting Jan ...
County board meets Wednesday in Sparta - La Crosse Tribune
The Monroe County Board of Supervisors will consider a pair of resolutions to fund an upgraded emergency radio tower when it meets Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Rolling Hills Nursing Home auditorium. The board will consider two resolutions from the ...
School year gains day in April, loses one in June - La Crosse Tribune
Summer vacation will start a day earlier than anticipated in the Tomah Area School District next year. The Tomah School Board approved a tweak to the school calendar that changes the final day for students to June 1, 2016, for the 2015-16 school year.
Sheriff's Report: Attempted looting spree leads to charges - La Crosse Tribune
Two Tomah men are facing charges after attempting to loot from vehicles and garages in the Tunnel City area. Andrew R. Sheffield, 19, and Travis R. Towne, 23, both have been charged with burglary and two counts of attempted theft for the alleged incidents ...