Sunday, September 27, 2020

Cataract WI

The trout fishing pond is a popular event for kids at the Cataract Field Days. File photo
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:05am
The Cataract Sportsmen’s Club will be holding its annual Cataract Field Days next weekend, Sept. 12-13. Club President Jim Andringa said all events are outside and will be conducted with COVID-19 guidelines in mind. As usual, the event will feature trap shooting contests both Saturday and Sunday...
Firefighters extinguish a car that caught fire in the Long Branch Bar & Grill Monday. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 10:23am
Monroe County Deputies arrested a Sparta man Monday after his car started on fire in Cataract. Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold said his department responded to a car fire at the Long Branch Bar & Grill parking lot just before midnight. The  car sustained extreme damage and...
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:17am
A Little Falls man was killed Saturday when the UTV he was operating on his land near Cataract rolled over. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, the 911 Communications Center received a call concerning a possible fatal UTV accident around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Monroe County...
With a little help from his dad, Henry Jerome successfully built an aquaponics system inside his family’s greenhouse. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:51am
So many people are stuck at home these days, allowing them time to complete some of those overdue projects. Others are using this time to get creative and put some of their ingenuity to work.   With the help of his dad, Sparta High School freshman Henry Jerome has built an entire aquaponics system...
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:22am
While schools throughout Monroe County remain closed, Sparta Area School District continues its efforts to ensure no child goes without food. Starting today (Monday,) the nutrition program will be adding Cataract Elementary School as a free meal pickup site.  Meal pickup time at the school will be...
The Cataract Sportsmen’s Club helped Erv’s Sparta Area Fire Protection District purchase grain bin rescue equipment. Pictured with the equipment, from left, are Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, representing the Cataract Sportsmen’s Club Dan Follendorf and Bob Burke and Assistant Fire Chief Robert Arnold. Contributed photo.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:01am
Wisconsin is home to more than 60,000 farms so it should come as no surprise that agriculture is the largest industry in Monroe County. Farming comes with its own set of challenges and its own set of dangers. One threat Erv’s Sparta Area Fire Protection District is hoping to extinguish is deaths by...
Steve Boris enjoys his days spent at Cataract Mart interacting with his customers. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:30am
Sitting on Highway 27, located 12 miles from Sparta and 16 miles from Black River Falls is the Cataract Mart, which has been owned and operated by Steve Boris, his wife Linda and their family for the past 20 years. The Cataract Mart has been a staple in the Cataract community for even longer, with...
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 9:28am
The Cataract Sportsmen's Club will be celebrating its 67th Annual Field Days on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8. The event, which will take place rain or shine, features several old favorites, including a trap shooting competition, volleyball tournament, cornhole tournament and a kids' trout...
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 9:04am
Wegner Grotto County Park just south of Cataract, will be hosting "Art Outdoors" Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Family-friendly event includes exploring one of Wisconsin’s fascinating art environments, the Wegner Grotto, and creating art in the out-doors.   Three art activities will be...

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