Sunday, September 15, 2019
Sparta firefighters recently participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Pictured, from left, are Robert Arnold, Zach VanWormer, Darien Talavera, Jason McAlear and Kody Smith. Contributed photos.
Almost everyone can recall where they were and what they were doing on that fateful day 18 years ago when the World Trade Center complex in lower Manhattan came crashing down.
Officer Jenna Lee is excited to take on her new role as the School Resource Officer within the Sparta Area School District. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
While kids everywhere slipped into their new outfits for their first day of school last week, Officer Jenna Lee suited up for her own first day of school as the new School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Sparta Area School District.
This photo of the Johnson brothers, Dale, Sam, Harry and Ray, was taken in 2010 at the Highground in Neillsville. Each is holding the honor stone with their names now in place at the memorial. Contributed photo
Ray Johnson concedes he and his three brothers have a close bond. Dale, 81, is from Eau Claire. Sam, 80, from Crandon, Harry, 78, still lives in Greenwood (where they were all raised). Ray, the youngest at 75, lives outside Tomah.
Jeff Bohnert, owner of Leon Country Floors & More, points to the level the water reached on his showroom building during last year's Aug. 28 flood. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
For Jeff Bohnert, owner of Leon Country Floors & More, the end of August 2018, was a nightmare.
Sparta senior Ethan Krueger (52) battles in the trenches with Westby’s Hayden Martine (65) during the first half of Friday night’s nonconference football game at Westby. Krueger and the Spartans won the battle at the line of scrimmage, lifting Sparta to a 35-25 victory over the Norsemen. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Dominance in the trenches made up for some special teams miscues and lifted Sparta to a 35-25 nonconference victory on the gridiron at Westby Friday night.
Mary Hirsch-Justice practices barrel racing at the Dan Jones Farm near Bangor with Lola, a two-year-old Clydesdale filly who won the barrel competition at the Minnesota State Fair earlier this year. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
It's been the conventional notion that Clydesdale draft horses are bred to pull things not to be ridden.
Sparta firefighters recently participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Pictured, from left, are Robert Arnold, Zach VanWormer, Darien Talavera, Jason McAlear and Kody Smith. Contributed photos.
Officer Jenna Lee is excited to take on her new role as the School Resource Officer within the Sparta Area School District. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
This photo of the Johnson brothers, Dale, Sam, Harry and Ray, was taken in 2010 at the Highground in Neillsville. Each is holding the honor stone with their names now in place at the memorial. Contributed photo
Jeff Bohnert, owner of Leon Country Floors & More, points to the level the water reached on his showroom building during last year's Aug. 28 flood. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Sparta senior Ethan Krueger (52) battles in the trenches with Westby’s Hayden Martine (65) during the first half of Friday night’s nonconference football game at Westby. Krueger and the Spartans won the battle at the line of scrimmage, lifting Sparta to a 35-25 victory over the Norsemen. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Mary Hirsch-Justice practices barrel racing at the Dan Jones Farm near Bangor with Lola, a two-year-old Clydesdale filly who won the barrel competition at the Minnesota State Fair earlier this year. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:57am
After experiencing over a decade of extreme weather events in the region, topped off by three consecutive years of devastating floods, Monroe County has decided to take the issue of climate change head on. The county formed the Climate Change Task Force (CCTF) to address the numerous effects...
Sparta firefighters recently participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Pictured, from left, are Robert Arnold, Zach VanWormer, Darien Talavera, Jason McAlear and Kody Smith. Contributed photos.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:52am
Almost everyone can recall where they were and what they were doing on that fateful day 18 years ago when the World Trade Center complex in lower Manhattan came crashing down. Erv’s Sparta Area Fire Protection District Assistant Fire Chief Robert Arnold can recall that he was in Miss Hendrickson’s...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:39am
The Tomah City Council approved a per capita rate increase for the Tomah Area Ambulance Service (TAAS) Tuesday night. A per capita rate, or subsidy rate, is charged to municipalities the TAAS serves to offset costs incurred for service. The current rate is $5 per capita. The council increasing that...
The parking lot at St. Matthew Lutheran Church will have a variety of modes of transportation for Drive Your Tractor, Classic Car or Motorcycle to Church. The event is Sunday and the public is invited to attend. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:35am
St. Matthew Lutheran Church is hosting its Drive Your Tractor, Classic Car or Motorcycle to service this Sunday. Pastor  Kory Janneke is excited for what will be his inauguration to the event as a recently installed paster, earlier this summer. Pastor Janneke said the event helps kick off St....
Jesse G. Keyser
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:31am
A Warrens man remains in custody following multiple incidents involving aggravated battery and domestic abuse.  On Sept. 3, Jesse G. Keyser, 38, was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with stalking resulting in bodily harm as domestic abuse, three counts of intimidating victims by use of force...
Pictured at Fort McCoy, from left, are Sgt. 1st Class Justin McCarthy, Sgt. 1st Class Eric Juhl, Sgt. Roger Williams and Sgt. Daniel McElroy. The four Soldiers, along with Master Sgt. Ryan Cameron helped rescue a man and two children from a car accident Aug. 15 in Sparta.  (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:27am
During the early evening of Aug. 15, Sgt. Roger Williams had left Fort McCoy to go back to his hotel in Sparta after wrapping up a day of training at the installation. Little did he know his drive back to the hotel would play a role in saving the lives of a grandfather and his two granddaughters....
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:18am
Jack W. Nabors, 26, of Tomah was sentenced to five years in state prison and five years extended supervision after he was found guilty of exposing genitals/pubic area/intimate parts to a child. On June 25, 2017, officers were dispatched to a residence in Tomah where a 16-year-old female was...

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