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National Night Out returns returns to Tomah Aug. 3

Monroe County emergency services personnel are looking forward to connecting with the public during this year’s Monroe County National Night Out Aug. 3 in Tomah’s Winnebago Park. There is no charge to attend the event scheduled from 4-8 p.m. While last year’s event was cancelled due to crowd concerns because...
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Monroe County Fair attendance nearly doubles from 2019

The Monroe County Fair concluded Sunday afternoon following five days packed full of action and beautiful summer weather. After the fair was cancelled last year due to the COVID pandemic, the Monroe County Ag Society (MCAS), promoters of the fair were pleased that attendance nearly doubled from 2019. The fair...
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Monroe County Health Department offers well-water testing

SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU) - The Monroe County Health Department is offering well-water testing for private wells. According to a release from the Monroe County Health Department, residents who want to get their private wells tested for nitrates and bacteria can pick up sampling bottles from the Monroe County Health Department. When water samples are collected, residents can take them to the La Crosse County Health Department Laboratory to be tested. The Monroe County Health Department added that testing is available at other labs as well, and to contact the department at 608-269-8666 for more information on those locations.
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Monroe County National Night Out returns Aug. 3

Monroe County emergency services personnel are looking forward to connecting with the public during this year’s Monroe County National Night Out Aug. 3 in Tomah’s Winnebago Park. There is no charge to attend the event scheduled from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. While last year’s event was cancelled due to...
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‘No time to slack off’

With COVID cases on the rise in all 50 states, health experts are concerned of a new wave of infections brought on by the Delta variant, which accounts for 70% of new infections in Wisconsin. In Monroe County, COVID case numbers have been pretty steady, averaging 10 to 20 a...
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Monroe County Fair underway in Tomah

TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT) – The Monroe County Fair is underway in Tomah. Opening events include a business networking event and a talent competition. Carinval rides are also open until ten. Admission is free on Wednesday and Sunday. The fair runs through Sunday. More details are available here. COPYRIGHT 2021 BY...
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The Monroe County Fair is underway

Pictured are the current Monroe County Agricultural Society Board members back row, from left Christopher Schreier, Ron Savall, David Schreier, Dave Kuehl. Front row, from left, Carolyn Habelman, LeAnna Rowan, Simon Wells, Bill Degenhardt and Paul Dwyer. Herald photo by Nicole Vik. Tomah Recreation Park is now buzzing with activity...
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Monroe County Fair returns to Tomah Recreation Park July 21-25

Rodeo, motocross, carnival rides and exhibits are among the top highlights of the 2021 Monroe County Fair. Fairgoers will notice many of the same attractions they experienced at the 2019 Monroe County Fair when the 2021 edition runs July 21-25 at Tomah Recreation Park. The 2020 Monroe County Fair was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Long-time SASD educator’s love of teaching will live on at Brackett School

The Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS) recently dedicated an iron bench in memory of the late Joan Cook, who devoted her life to educating others as a teacher within the Sparta Area School District and through various volunteer positions throughout Monroe County. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse...
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Monroe County Fair returns to Tomah Recreation Park July 21-25

Rodeo, motorcross, carnival rides and exhibits are among the top highlights of the 2021 Monroe County Fair. Fairgoers will notice many of the same attractions they experienced at the 2019 Monroe County Fair when the 2021 edition runs July 21-25 at Tomah Recreation Park. The 2020 Monroe County Fair was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Monroe County Fair cheese curds set to return this year

Just like the fair itself, the Fair Cheese Curds will be back again this year and who in Wisconsin doesn’t enjoy a fresh, squeaky cheese curd?. In 2018, Monroe County Fair became one of the first fairs in Wisconsin to have its fair milk made into the squeaking bits of deliciousness. In 2019, the Monroe County Agricultural Society (MCAS) discovered that larger milk processing plants had no interest in dealing with the smaller amount of milk that is collected from exhibitors while at their local fairs.
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Monroe County to offer Covid vaccinations in Sparta, Wilton

The Monroe County Health Department continues to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations out of its office at 315 W. Oak St. in Sparta, as well as at select pop-up locations throughout the county. The health department has Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccines available. All COVID-19 vaccinations are provided...
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Small investment helps out visiting bikers

County installs bike repair stations in Norwalk, Kendall, Wilton. Monroe County has always been a friendly place for bicyclist but with a recent $4,200 investment by the county’s tourism committee, it just got a little friendlier. That money went toward three bicycle repair stations that were installed along the Elroy-Sparta...
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Monroe County residents have COVID-19 vaccine options

The Monroe County Health Department continues to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations at 315 W. Oak St., Sparta, and at pop-up locations throughout the county. Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccines are available. All COVID-19 vaccinations are provided for free. No insurance required. The department says COVID-19 vaccines are...
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MCHD 100 Years Scavenger Hunt

Ten signs are posted around Monroe County with information about some of the top public. health accomplishments over the 100 years and how it relates to local history. Community. members are invited to take a picture of these signs and submit them for entry in a drawing to. win prizes,...
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County fair a highlight for local 4-H clubs

Every year, the Monroe County Fair is a highlight for 4-H members as it gives them the opportunity to exhibit and display their projects, which they have put a lot of hard work and dedication into all year long. The University of Wisconsin-Monroe County Extension works in partnership with the...
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Monroe County GOP party of the year

At the Wisconsin Republican state convention June 25-26 in Wisconsin Dells, the "County of the Year" award was presented to Monroe County in “recognition of outstanding contributions to the Republican Party of Wisconsin in 2020.”. Monroe County won the award after county parties in Wisconsin documented what their local party...