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Tomah Man Sentenced for Beating His Child to Death

A Tomah man was sentenced for beating his 3-year-old child to death. According to the Tomah Police Department, on May 3rd of 2019, they received a report of a medical emergency at a home on Jodi Circle in Tomah. When emergency officials arrived, they began life saving measures on a 3-year-old.
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Peter J. O’Loughlin

Peter J. O’Loughlin, 46, of Necedah WI passed away suddenly June 29th, 2022, at his home after a prolonged battle with his health. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Necedah. Family and friends are invited for visitation on Thursday at the church from 9:30 until the time of the service.

Lars’ Auto Service in Norwalk closes

Norwalk’s Main Street offerings just shrank a bit more with the closure of Lars’ Auto Service. This content is for County Line Monthly and County Line Yearly members only.

Tomah Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Beating 3-Year-Old Boy To Death

A Tomah man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating a three-year-old boy to death. Thirty-seven-year-old Marcus Anderson won’t be eligible for parole. W-K-B-T/T-V reports he was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide by a Monroe County jury Wednesday. Investigators say Kyson Rice was covered with more than 200 bruises from the beatings he had received. The child died at Gundersen Health System Hospital, The jury convicted Anderson of 11 counts, including first-degree intentional homicide and child abuse. Anderson has maintained his innocence, but prosecutors and medical examiners say the victim was tortured.

Legion Baseball: Westby takes down Onalaska in Viroqua tourney

Trevor Lemke made a phenomenal sliding catch as Westby opened up the Viroqua Tournament with a 10-2 victory over Onalaska. COPYRIGHT 2022 BY NEWS 8 NOW/NEWS 8000. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR REDISTRIBUTED.

WBCA Boys Basketball All-Star Game Results

The 45th annual Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Boys All-Star Basketball games were held on Thursday at Just A Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells. The Red Team beat the White Team in four of the five divisional games. Of local interest, in Division 4, the Red beat the White, 99-96. Carter...

No parole possible for Tomah man who fatally beat toddler

SPARTA, Wis. (AP) — A Tomah man has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison for the beating death of a 3-year-old child. In handing down the sentence Wednesday, a judge in Monroe County decided Marcus Anderson, 37, will never be eligible for parole in the death of Kyson Rice on May 3, 2019.
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Connor Hughes

On Thursday, June 2, 2022, Connor Hughes, loving son, passed away peacefully from heart failure at the age of 33. Connor was born on April 12, 1989, in Colorado Springs, CO to Edward and Mary (Ryan) Hughes. He moved to Melbourne, Florida with his family in 1997. He received his accounting degree from the University of Florida (UCF), and worked as an Accountant for 10 years in Sarasota, FL.
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Jena M. Keller

Jena M. Keller, 89, of Richland Center, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the Our House Senior Living facility in Richland Center. Jena was born on May 24, 1933 to Willard and Lula (Edgerly) Rohn. She was the oldest of six children. She graduated from Lone Rock High School in 1951 and married Theron E. Keller on June 2, 1951. They celebrated 52 years of marriage before his passing in 2002.
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Alfred “Al” Knops

Alfred “Al” Knops, 68 of Hillsboro Wisconsin passed away on Thursday, June 30th at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison after a long illness. Al was born in Aachen Germany to Hubert and Hildegard Knops in 1953. Al’s family moved to Wheaton IL when he was a child and was raised there with his four siblings. After graduation from Glenbard North High School in 1971, Al enlisted in the Navy then married the love of his life, Sharen who he affectionately called “Sherry” in November of 1972. Al was an active Seabee until 1976 and was stationed in Brunswick ME where he earned a National Defense Service Medal. After the Navy, Al settled in Chippewa Falls WI then Wheaton IL where he worked as a union carpenter and raised his family. He returned to Wisconsin in 1991 and settled in Hillsboro on the farmland he always dreamed of owning. Al enjoyed hunting, gardening, canning, and spending time with his four-legged companion Rosie.