Sunday, July 23, 2017
Pictured is Lamplighter Road south of Leon, where a tributary feeding the Little La Crosse River overflowed its banks and washed out the roadway.
Between four and seven-plus inches of rain fell throughout Monroe County Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, swelling streams to beyond capacity and flooding farm fields and basements.
Josh Knoll
It’s always been a dream of Josh Knoll’s to coach baseball, so landing his first coaching job at his alma mater at the age of 25 has got to be the icing on the cake.
Umpire Clarence Justin and Tomah teammates Sam Shamhart (left) and Zoey Ludeking (right) look on, as Stix third baseman Emma Van Teese (middle) is late in making the tag on Sparta’s Madasen Lund during last week’s summer league softball doubleheader at Sparta Memorial Park. The Lady Spartan nine came away with a sweep in the home twinbill, edging Tomah 7-3 in the opener, before rolling to a 16-0 victory in the nightcap. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Sparta put together 17 hits in two games to capture a doubleheader sweep of cross-county rival Tomah in summer league softball action at Sparta Memorial Park last week.
Steve Buss and Whitney Sanjari had the responsibility of making sure there was enough rice in the bins for each work station during MobilePack. Herald dPhoto by Bob Kliebenstein.
The Gold Building at Tomah Recreation Park was a hive of activity with hundreds of worker bee volunteers July 14-15.
Tomah Dist. 4 Alderman Chris King has resigned his city council seat.
Tyler Westpfahl of Sting Swings, an instrument stand manufacturer located near Wilton, shows the type of ukulele the company wants to install in a Sparta park as part of its "Strings in the Park" campaign.
It looks like Sparta will be the pilot city for a musical campaign proposed by a southern Monroe County manufacturer.
Pictured is Lamplighter Road south of Leon, where a tributary feeding the Little La Crosse River overflowed its banks and washed out the roadway.
Josh Knoll
Umpire Clarence Justin and Tomah teammates Sam Shamhart (left) and Zoey Ludeking (right) look on, as Stix third baseman Emma Van Teese (middle) is late in making the tag on Sparta’s Madasen Lund during last week’s summer league softball doubleheader at Sparta Memorial Park. The Lady Spartan nine came away with a sweep in the home twinbill, edging Tomah 7-3 in the opener, before rolling to a 16-0 victory in the nightcap. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Steve Buss and Whitney Sanjari had the responsibility of making sure there was enough rice in the bins for each work station during MobilePack. Herald dPhoto by Bob Kliebenstein.
Tyler Westpfahl of Sting Swings, an instrument stand manufacturer located near Wilton, shows the type of ukulele the company wants to install in a Sparta park as part of its "Strings in the Park" campaign.
Pictured is Lamplighter Road south of Leon, where a tributary feeding the Little La Crosse River overflowed its banks and washed out the roadway.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:01am
Between four and seven-plus inches of rain fell throughout Monroe County Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, swelling streams to beyond capacity and flooding farm fields and basements. More damage was reported countywide due to the deluge, which was one of the areas worst in recent memory....
Josh Knoll
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:48am
It’s always been a dream of Josh Knoll’s to coach baseball, so landing his first coaching job at his alma mater at the age of 25 has got to be the icing on the cake. Knoll, a 2009 graduate of Sparta High School, was selected as Western Technical College head baseball coach earlier this summer. He’s...
Umpire Clarence Justin and Tomah teammates Sam Shamhart (left) and Zoey Ludeking (right) look on, as Stix third baseman Emma Van Teese (middle) is late in making the tag on Sparta’s Madasen Lund during last week’s summer league softball doubleheader at Sparta Memorial Park. The Lady Spartan nine came away with a sweep in the home twinbill, edging Tomah 7-3 in the opener, before rolling to a 16-0 victory in the nightcap. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:46am
Sparta put together 17 hits in two games to capture a doubleheader sweep of cross-county rival Tomah in summer league softball action at Sparta Memorial Park last week. The Lady Spartan nine outlasted the Tomah Stix 7-3 in the opener and brought out the big bats en route to a 16-0 victory over...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:43am
Reis Derousseau scattered four hits in four innings of work to help the Tomah Stix capture a 7-2 victory over Black River Falls at Gerke Field last week. After Derousseau held Black River Falls scoreless in the top of the first, the Stix forged an early lead with a three-run rally in their half of...
Steve Buss and Whitney Sanjari had the responsibility of making sure there was enough rice in the bins for each work station during MobilePack. Herald dPhoto by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:14am
The Gold Building at Tomah Recreation Park was a hive of activity with hundreds of worker bee volunteers July 14-15. The Gold Building was home base for the Tomah Area MobilePack for Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). Volunteers measure ingredients, pack food, and prepare boxes for shipment.  The...
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:07am
The Sparta School Board's Finance and Facilities Committee last week took one step closer to hiring a Slinger-based company to conduct a $9,000 community survey. A representative of the firm School Perceptions gave a presentation to the board last month, saying it would assist the district with...
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:01am
Tomah Dist. 4 Alderman Chris King has resigned his city council seat. City Administrator Roger Gorius made the announcement early during the July 13 Thursday night council meeting. King did not attend. Gorius informed the Herald that King told him a change in employment made it difficult to commit...

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