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  1. House Moves Bills Enhancing Whistleblower ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Government Executive

    ... against whistleblowers who make protected disclosures. Kirkpatrick, a whistleblower from the VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin, took his own life after being fired for questioning excessive prescription practices at the facility. The bill named ...

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  2. Congress OKs expanded protections for federal whistleblowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Stars and Stripes

    ... by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is named after Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick, a psychologist at the VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin. Kirkpatrick committed suicide in 2009 on the day he was fired by VA for questioning the over-medication of veterans. A VA ...

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  3. $163K payout to ex-head of Tomah VA angers Wisconsin American Legion leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Channel3000

    The former head of the Tomah VA Medical Center was allowed to resign and given a settlement after allegations that painkillers were being overprescribed to patients. Mario DeSanctis was fired from the hospital in 2015.

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  4. Congress next week: Hurricane relief and whistleblower protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Washington Examiner

    ... who committed suicide after being fired when he questioned the over-medication of veterans being treated at the Tomah, Wis., VA facility. "Dr. Kirkpatrick did everything he could to unveil the alarming over-medication of veterans at the Tomah VA, ...

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  5. Wi Va Secretary defends Confederate monuments Monday, October 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... John Scocos, who was facing pressure after investigations into the conditions of treatment at the VA Medical Center in Tomah and the Veteran's Home at King.

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  6. Monroe County celebrates dedication of new justice centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... could only get 55 in there." "Tax dollars, in a way I know it cost us a lot of money," said McCann Rice, resident of Tomah. "In the long run, 50 years from now, it will pay off." "It's something that Monroe County will be proud of when it's all said ...

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Tomah Health, as it will now be called, will be a 140,000 square foot facility located on Gopher Avenue, on the south side of Tomah. The building will cost an estimated $66 million dollars to complete and will take up 40 acres.

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  8. Man has life-threatening injuries in two-vehicle vs. deer crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A Florida driver has life threatening injuries when his van is hit by a deer that had just been struck by another vehicle. It happened between Tomah and Warrens on County Highway O near Briarwood Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening.

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  9. Warrens prepares for cranberry festival Wednesday, September 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... a lasting economic impact on Warrens. The festival grows the town from 400 people to over 100,000. The event near Tomah includes a parade, cranberry-themed vendors, and tours of nearby cranberry bogs. The impact goes beyond receiving a check from ...

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  10. Man caught in farm machinery diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Channel3000

    Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins says deputies were called Sunday night and found 57-year-old Brian Butterfuss trapped in the machine in the Town of Tomah.

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  11. Man killed in Tomah area farm accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said a man died when he was caught in a piece of farm machinery Sunday night. A statement from the sheriff's office said that they received a 9-1-1 call at 9:39 p.m. for a man trapped in some farm machinery in the Town of Tomah.

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  12. Chippewa Co. judge approves sale of Gordy's Market stores to Festival FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A Chippewa County judge approved the sale of three Gordy's Market stores over the objections of two businesses who said the grocery chain owes them money. On Friday in court, receiver Michael Polsky argued in favor of the sale of two Eau Claire Gordy's Market and one in Tomah to Festival Foods.

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  13. Life-threatening injuries for Tomah man who fell out of pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    An investigation continues into what happened when a rural Tomah man fell out of the bed of a pickup truck early Friday morning. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said that they received a 911 call from Tomah Memorial Hospital at 3:54 a.m. that the person had fallen and hit his head on the pavement.

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  14. Festival Foods hopeful on acquisition of 3 Gordy's Market stores, announces potential opening datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    On Wednesday, Festival Foods said it is still plans to acquire three Gordy's Market stores, including two in Eau Claire and one in Tomah. In August, the store's plans temporarily stalled when Gordy's announced it would have a receiver appointed.

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  15. Cena M. Willmann, 90, of JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    She was a 1945 graduate of Tomah High School and on April 2, 1947, she married Lester Willmann at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Tomah. Cena had a servant's heart and was an awesome caregiver.

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  16. Packers fans attend season opener by horse and buggyRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A couple of Packers fans traveled to Green Bay for the season opener the old-fashioned wayby horse and buggy! This is a Packers opening weekend tradition that involves traveling more than 200 miles from Tomah, Wisconsin to Lambeau field.

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  17. Tomah traffic stop leads to drug bust of 17-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A 17-year-old from Chicago was arrested in Tomah with over $6,000 in cash, along with meth and heroin. Ronald Smith Jr. was pulled over around noon Wed.

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  18. Tomah Police arrest teen with heroin, methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Possession with intent to deliver heroin and methamphetamine are part of the charges that led to the arrest of a 17-year-old Chicago teen Wednesday by Tomah Police. Lt. Ron Waddell said that an officer pulled over a vehicle for an equipment violation around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy.

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  19. Work continues on apartments for homeless veterans in TomahRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... a number of setbacks with the apartments. "Now we're working with an outstanding teen. We have T2 Contracting out of Tomah, Betcher Mechanical has been outstanding, we have Jeff Grey Electric. These teams have been come together, volunteered their ...

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  20. Micheal L. PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Channel3000

    ... Peterson and John Olson, Sr.. He had lived in Soldiers Grove, Readstown and LaFarge. Micheal had worked for Toro in Tomah and then White Construction and most recently at D&P Enterprise in Richland Center. He enjoyed fishing and hanging out with ...

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