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    Expanded voucher program has costly implications locally
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Odor leads to drug arrests at Sparta motel
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Rain dampens Butterfest celebration
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Public safety committee to re-address county's radio communication woes
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Local author has prolific body of published work
    RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County board to discuss justice center Wednesday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald June 10, 2013 issue



    La Crosse man accused of retail theft at Wal-Mart
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Aldermen like concept of two administrators
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Board funding stoppage has county 911 communications center in a fix
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Pizza breath doesn't prevent 6th ticket for drunken driving
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Green light for disc golf course at Amundson Park
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Nab Warrens resort owner for sex crimes
    by Staff Writer
     

    Tomah teen charged with homicide attempt
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat June 6, 2013 issue



    Inmate hangs himself in Monroe County jail
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Autumn Freeman crowned Miss Sparta
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Over 800 pounds of eggs served at dairy breakfast
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Disturbance leads to arrest of Sparta woman, La Crosse man
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Army Reserve civilian dies at Fort McCoy
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald June 3, 2013 issue



    Sparta man arrested for third offense OMVWI after running into own mailbox
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    School district staffing changes get green light
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Stow, featured quilter at Butterfest
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Outline required process for filling board vacancy
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Tech/voco schools gaining on colleges as preferred post high school option
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Sparta graduate to open Milwaukee restaurant
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Buses to transport people to and from dairy breakfast
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat May 30, 2013 issue



    County board divided on paying inmate health bills
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    SPD arrests Waukesha Co. detective for drunk driving
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Merger puts emergency mgmt. under sheriff's dept.
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Two Little Falls men accused of assulting special needs wards
    by Staff Writer
     

    Apartment complex proposal raising neighbors' hackles
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    A farewell to the Class of '13
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Concern raised over liquor license issue
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald May 28, 2013 issue



    SHS will graduate 30 honor students on May 24
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Final rites pending for community leader Zel S. Rice II
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat May 2, 2013 issue



    W. Virginia activists recount defeat of $2.5 bil. power line
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Police bust suspected meth lab on Hill Street
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Safe stolen from Wayside Tavern early Sunday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Fire dept. douses runaway debris fires
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Still no application for Badger Coulee transmission line project
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Kids and families celebrate diversity
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 29, 2013 issue



    Rural Sparta man crashes motorcycle after high-speed chase
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Three people hurt in one-car crashes
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County considers non-union pay hike
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County, city offer spring clean sweep
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Golf benefit planned for Sparta senior battling cancer
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 22, 2013 issue



    Fire destroys Inspiration Avenue home
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Potential explosives draw emergency teams to Main Street neighborhood
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    OK site for La Crosse industry's move to city
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Turkey smashes through window on Fairview Drive
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Sparta runner less than a mile from race finish line when bombs explode
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Order jail time in police confrontation
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    McCoy furloughs delayed, number of days shortened
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Community garden urged by alderman
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 18, 2013 issue



    Winter claims two greens at municipal links
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Board poised to scrap business ed. program
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City elementary school memorializes educator
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Extended winter weather wreaks havoc with spring sports schedule
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Residents home during Warrens area burglaries
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Arrest men from Sparta, Cashton after meth lab find in Vernon County
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Two new proprietors for storied local meat store
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 11, 2013 issue



    Monroe County Board overturns controversial dept. staffing measure
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Icy Perch Lake rescue reunites canine companions
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Former Sparta industrialist, benefactor, mayor dies at 92
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta man among three accused in Tomah break-in
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 8, 2013 issue



    Ron Button chosen city's next mayor in very high profile run-off
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Gary Zimmerman, Carol Ostrem get set to reign over Butterfest '13
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Heroin dealer Chris Heintz gets 8 years in penitentiary
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    B&H Lumber to close for good, later in April
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Area town chairs to serve another term
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Two new school board members elected
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 4, 2013 issue



    Town of Sparta dairy farmer at odds with sand mine over well
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Local treasure hunter returns long lost retirement ring
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Woman gets seven years for 2009 fatal car crash
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Two injured in Hwy 16 mishap
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 1, 2013 issue



    Plan to save bond interest on jail project
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Board buys properties for new justice center
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Area legislators bemoan proposed budget impact on public education
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Jobs at iron ore mine 10 years away
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Riley ready for Roberts' challenge for alderman
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    21 tons of cheese stolen in Cashton
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 28, 2013 issue



    Mayoral n how to lead the city
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Parents, educators meet to discuss bullying issue
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Honey Princess spreads sweetness
     

    Cashton School District, City of Tomah hire new administrators
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 25, 2013 issue



    Town of Grant mine is not going to happen
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City balks on police contract
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Tap committee for city drug probe
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Woman jumps from a moving car to flee cops
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    School candidates speak on issues
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County getting healthier
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Cracker Barrel event Monday
     

    Candidates forum
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 21, 2013 issue



    State roadkill claims drop in recent years
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor

    Winter storms make for very long hours for public works department
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    School officials invite public to get involved in bullying prevention
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Audience heard on ways to curb behavior problem
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    OK school staff reductions due to enrollment changes
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    $7,720 in tourism funds allocated to three entities aimed at beautification
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City to mull scrapping soda pop sales licensing
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Retaining middle school business program is urged
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 14, 2013 issue



    New Hansen's IGA store coming to town
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County lands provisional agreements on two downtown properties
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    School faces potential $750K deficit
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Outdoor expo reels 'em in
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    New firm coming to business park, two others expanding
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Cashton school superintendent accepts job in Chippewa Falls
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 11, 2013 issue



    Police refer youth accused of bullying to human services
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Craig's Meats to appear on Travel Channel
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Police union, city agree to new contract
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Family tribute helps young musicians afford instruments
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 7, 2013 issue



    Walker defends state budget during Sparta economic conference
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Power lines, sand mines "hot topics" for county
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Social media can distort reality
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Justice center project switches into high gear this week
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta family gets a surprise delivery
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Winter storm warning thru Tuesday
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 4, 2013 issue



    Button, Angelini advance to this spring's mayoral General Election
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Tomah firm picked for jail project coordinator
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Administrator question to be resolved by end of March
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Law change kicks beer referendum to the curb
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Order no jail time in state charges stemming from Fast Eddie's arson
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Cost of heroin delivery trial upward of $5,600
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Snow plow operators, the unsung heroes of Sparta
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat February 21, 2013 issue



    Mayoral candidates air views, give local voters options
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Two supervisors left in candidate field for justice center project coordinator job
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Jurors return guilty verdict after lengthy heroin sale trail
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Race for town chairman set
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat February 14, 2013 issue



    Dickenson resigns
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Two killed in Hwy. 16 collision
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Jumpers woo crowd in Timber Coulee
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Hearing held on discrimination complaint against city
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta man gets prison for assault
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald February 4, 2013 issue



    Sparta mayoral candidates ready for February primary
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    State rep answers mining, school concerns
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Southside School program staves off hunger for youth on weekends
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Flap between neighbors, school district resurfaces
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Teen killed by freight train on Walrath Street
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Man hurt while trimming tree
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 31, 2013 issue



    Supervisors overturn administrator's staff sharing initiative
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Town of Sparta officials upset over sex offender residences
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Science, tech alternive school to be unveiled to the community
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Salvage yard wins nod over town's wishes
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Tools lost in Angelo garage conflagration
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Iraq War vet is city's newest policeman
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Feb. 11 candidates event
     

    Second man in meth bust facing a lot fewer counts
    BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Sheriff's sergeant awarded Purple Heart for duty injuries
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 24, 2013 issue



    Sups.'s bid on jail project provokes ethical concerns
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    County eyes $5M fix for radio system
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Martin's plans $2.6 mil. expansion in Sparta's East Side Business Park
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Heroin sting nets four
    by Staff Writer
     

    County board to settle staffing controversy Wednesday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Races materialize in villages
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald January 21, 2013 issue



    Administrators OK with armed school cop, not armed teachers
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    In aftermath of massacre, school safety studied, changes are likely
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    29 counts filed against alleged meth producer
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Recommend 30-day jail stint in police gun confrontation case
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Non-fatal heroin overdose in Tomah leads to an arrest
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Police upset with deal
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Conference realignment on the table
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City retail beer sales petitions in circulation
    JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 10, 2013 issue



    Search warrant leads to discovery of significant drug operation in city
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    State's health ranking falls
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta Public Safety Committee to consider proposed towing policy
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man arrested for battery and third offense drunken driving
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald January 7, 2013 issue



    Snowday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Three file for mayor, primary in February
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    East Main Street housing plan receives preliminary green light
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Joint rural, city fire force is almost a fait accompli
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sheriff's office would temporarily move to bank during building of justice center
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Sparta, the city of light
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Concessionaire pact is renewed
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta teen arrested after fleeing police
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat December 20, 2012 issue



    Sparta woman leads police on high speed chase through city
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Tomah heroin deaths part of wider problem
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    MCHfH dedicates 13th home
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Man found dead after calling 9-1-1
     

    County board to reconsider departmental staffing issues
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Local humanitarian's focus is Tanzanian secondary school
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald December 17, 2012 issue



    Two take out papers for mayor
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    How voting went on justice center resolution
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Five injured in weekend accidents
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Lack of info on power line project sparks legislators to hold hearing
     

    Homeless vet program dropped
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Olsen expected to plead in shooting incident
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald December 3, 2012 issue



    Area hunters bag plenty of deer in weekend opener
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Police standoff ends in tasering
     

    Train vs. pickup accident results in injuries, bust
     

    Police chase results in three drug arrests
     

    Study concludes Monroe County courtrooms need replacing
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    No recount in 70th
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald November 19, 2012 issue



    Most Sparta sports teams showed little attrition during fall campaigns
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City tax levy rate to drop
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Second ward alderman looks to be next mayor
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta family to open Papa Murphy's Pizza franchise in December
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Fire merger would cost city more
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Young funeral director fulfills dream
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat November 15, 2012 issue



    School tax levy to jump 2.63 percent in 2012-13
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man nabbed for shoplifting video games at Wal-Mart
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Supervisors allocate $161,552 to cover shortfall in out-of-county inmate budget
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Steady influx of early voters makes for a busy city hall
     

    Tomah Republican touts business background
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 25, 2012 issue



    Proposed sand mine creating controversy in Town of Grant
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Exotic animals are the focus when county board meet on Wednesday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County tax rate to increase slightly
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta musical dynasty to celebrate 50th anniversary
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 22, 2012 issue



    Lightning strikes keep rural firefighters busy with weekend blazes
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Authorities ID La Crosse man killed in one-vehicle crash on I-90 Thursday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Early voter registration recommended
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    River Bank files lawsuit against Lasermonks
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 15, 2012 issue



    City restores donation to bike museum
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Candidates sparse at campaign forum
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Schaffer gets 20 years in prison, more than plea recommendation
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Armed robbery suspect crashes in police pursuit
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Students suffered 30 concussions playing school sports in 2011-2012
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Starbucks cafe to elude Tomah, for now anyway
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    La Crosse man dead after Interstate crash
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 11, 2012 issue



    Special meeting slated for FD consolidation
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Police ID woman in Ridgeville car fire
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    City duplex destroyed in fire
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Final proposed transmission line routes wing county
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Former bookkeeper charged with embezzling from Cashton business
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 8, 2012 issue



    Five-year-old Sparta boy hit by school bus
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Fast Eddie's arsonist may avoid state prison
     

    Expect enrollment to rise at three of four school districts
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Project at Morrow Home funded by Meissner gift
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Car damaged in Sunday fire reported stolen from La Crosse
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Board to mull $28 million for justice center project
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County parsed into four state Assembly districts
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Jailed convicted murderer charged with inmate assault
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 4, 2012 issue



    Woman killed in 3-car pile-up near Warrens
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Police still investigating incident that injured teens
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Recall election cost Monroe County $21K
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Cops pretty sure what happened in Ridgeville car fire
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sups. don't support online sales tax
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Minnesota man arrested after scamming three local women
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 1, 2012 issue



    Farm bill blasted at legislative gathering
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Reveal concept for new charter school
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Local woman's artwork to be displayed at UN in New York
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Negotiations for landfill land buy get green light
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Burned boys air-lifted from various sites
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Teacher evaluation aired by state solons
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Parent urges more school bussing
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Two injured in head-on crash
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 27, 2012 issue



    Four Sparta teens Med-linked after reported fireworks incident
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Foul play not suspected in Ridgeville car-fire death
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Mother and toddler hurt in rollover
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Judge urges county board to move on justice center project
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Rasch pitches WTC's $79.8M referendum to local audience
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sloppy moped driving leads to arrest
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 24, 2012 issue



    Unimin's Greenfield mine gets high-capacity wells
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Senate committee meets in Sparta to discuss job crisis among veterans
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    City to seek bids to raze Water Street watering hole
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Planning commission to consider dog pound expansion project
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Man reports burglary then gets busted
    by Staff Writer
     

    Vets leave Sat. on Freedom Honor Flight named for Sparta Legion
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 17, 2012 issue



    Higher open enrollment in local district
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Museum pleas for restoration of $10,000 in city contribution
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Director of finance title mulled by solons
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Tenant escapes unhurt from downtown blaze
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Plan to rid golf course of cranes voted down
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Foxhole Pub to get new owners
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Angelo sand mine law hammered out
     

    City's next mill rate may drop a penny
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 13, 2012 issue



    Break-in suspect nabbed by SPD after short foot chase
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    St. Mary's School now a memory
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Committee of the whole meeting called on justice center issue
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Artist, local business woman team up on bridge series
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Court officials recuse selves in OWI case
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Tomah police issue scam alert
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 10, 2012 issue



    ATC looking to regain sole ownership of transmission line project
     

    Unimin likely passing on Tomah city water deal
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Gaterfest wraps up 10th annual celebration
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Governor suspends October deer hunt
     

    Burglary suspect arrrested after selling stolen items at yard sale
    by Staff Writer
     

    Jury trial postponed for Sparta pastor accused of sex assault
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 27, 2012 issue



    Raises for transition team members OK'd
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Beef up liquor ordinance
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Action taken against tax delinquent lands
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Two west city wards grow geographically
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Bangor man in court for gassing up bare naked
    by Staff Writer
     

    County committee merger attempt fails on tie vote
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Car charger up, running
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    SHS college entrance exam score better, but among region's lowest
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    New alderman on board
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 23, 2012 issue



    Little Falls sand mine hearing at cty. zoning committee is delayed
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Perfect weather brings in crowd for 2012 SACS walk
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Teens hurt in ATV mishap
     

    Opponents file court challenge against CapX2020
     

    Retired La Farge police chief nabbed for theft
     

    Bond payoff measure to go before county board
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 20, 2012 issue



    County voter turnout strong during primary races Tuesday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Brandt wins primary for Register of Deeds
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Attacks by coyotes result in heavy casualties to farmer's young stock
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Young Spartan is going Hollywood
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Break-ins in township
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    B&B opens near trail in Norwalk
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 17, 2012 issue



    No permit for town sand mine
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Schaffer accepts negotiated plea, 16 years in prison likely
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Options to deal with liquor sales violations
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Colorado shootings spark brief debate at local legislative event
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City bartender license becomes controversial
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 9, 2012 issue



    Thompson touts "right" platform
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Rural Sparta woman hurt in ATV accident
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Young bicyclist injured in Water Street mishap
     

    Justice center plan pared
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Gretchen Wilson concert draws 5,000 country fans
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    High speed chase originates in Sparta
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 6, 2012 issue



    Jersey Valley Park cleared after man weilds knife
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta gridiron club names new facility in honor of long-time fan
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Fort McCoy to host free concert tonight
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Reapportionment concerns addressed
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Tomah women nabbed after beating in Sparta
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 2, 2012 issue



    Fugitive's exploits led cops to dad's pot operation
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Risk behavior survey shows positive trends
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Good weather, great shows boost attendance at Monroe County Fair
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Tomah man arrested after injuring owner in car jacking
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Surveillance video helps Sparta police nab bicycle theft suspect
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 30, 2012 issue



    Board nixes administrator clerical help
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Nab cons in Florida in car stolen near Tomah
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    LaGrange agronomy plant to create permanent jobs
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Despite rain, drought continues to wreak havoc on county crops
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    SHS Alumni Association disbands
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    School board allows donor naming rights
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Driver injured in crash on Hwy 71
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat July 26, 2012 issue



    Supervisors to consider new position
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man dead after one-car accident near Bangor early Saturday
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    A love of the land
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Despite flurry of tips, escaped convicts still at large
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Fast Eddie's arsonist, burglar gets five years
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 23, 2012 issue



    Escaped convicts lead authorities on high speed chase
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Museum's annual pig roast draws crowd
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Health officials offer tips for dealing with sustained heat wave
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Good samaritan pulls accident victim  from burning car
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man sustains serious injuries in fiery crash on Highway 16
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    I-90 accident causes road closure today
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat July 19, 2012 issue



    County's building committee trying to foster compromise
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Rural Cashton woman killed in Highway 27 rollover crash
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Top female religious leader pays visit to Sparta's Lugar de Reunion
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Former jailer reaches plea agreement on sex charges
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Next Honor Flight to honor Sparta American Legion
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 16, 2012 issue



    Interviews for bidders on new gym
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Businesses pinched for selling liquor to minors
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Board gives green light to new archery range
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Tap Fahning, Sund to head administrator transition team
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    County included in Governor's emergency drought declaration
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Cop car involved in accident with injuries
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City council asked to raze After Dark tavern
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Union at sand mine plant files grievance

    Riniker resigns from PFC
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat July 12, 2012 issue



    County settles suit over Taser incident
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Group awaiting PSC's power line decision
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Foot pursuit ends in Sparta man's arrest
    by Staff Writer
     

    City simmers during heat wave
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Cross-country wheel chair trip cut short by mishap
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 9, 2012 issue



    Stubborn heat spell posseses staying power
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Charges detailed in vehicular death case
    by Staff Writer
     

    Outing to Deadwood, S.D. is surreal for Cataract area man
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    OK school hires, retirements
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Montessori test scores lower than in the past
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Rural brigade fights one fire during hot, dry spell
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Tomah school system to start dental program
     

    Hotchkiss wants Anderson's post

    Village marshal wants new title

    Lawn ornament suspect in court
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat July 5, 2012 issue



    Cross-country bikers to pass through city
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man charged in 2009 fatal accident that killed his brother
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Building comm. seeks consensus
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Ho-Chunk money issue settled
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    A squirmish for the fastest invertebrate
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 2, 2012 issue



    Rockland readies for gala
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Departing administrator Witt was fine with the challenges of his job
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Multiple counts of soliciting  bartenders for prostitution filed against Tomah man
    by Staff Writer
     

    Series of vehicle thefts, arsons
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Connie Anderson to quit city council post in Aug.
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Uninvited guests prompt new fence construction
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Deeds candidates hail from different parts of the county
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Norwalk beef plant given 11 citations
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat June 21, 2012 issue



    City launches search for new administrator
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Rural Ontario man killed in tractor mishap
     

    Park board sets skate park rules
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Merging fire depts. still being considered
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    TIF districts on schedule
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Mark Neumann reveals plan to balance the federal budget
    PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald June 18, 2012 issue



    County jury issues $13.5 million award in suit against Gundersen Clinic, TMH and others
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Ken Witt accepts city administrator post in Reedsburg
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City looks into options for vacant After Dark building
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Little Falls shoots down proposed sand mine
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Arson suspect released on $10,000 signature bond
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Police confirm bomb report was bogus
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat June 14, 2012 issue



    Scorching weekend for area firefighters
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City to mull merging aldermanic districts
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Police say Tomah shooting victim's wound sel inflicted
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Another sizzling Butterfest
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Enjoying the rewards of foster parenting
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Garage burglar caught red-handed
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald June 11, 2012 issue



    Gov. Walker survives recall
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Dickenson proposed in District 4
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Skateboard park opens, Sunday dedication slated
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    June 5 voting nets Democrats majority in Wisconsin Senate
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    County voter turnout 69%, city's was 61%
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Release former Sparta man kidnapped in Egypt
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat June 7, 2012 issue



    Food for thought
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County residents getting healthier
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Dairy breakfast draws record crowd
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Butterfest kicks off Thursday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Xcel Energy requests 6.7% electric rate hike
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Fiery crash leads to OWI for Warrens man
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald June 4, 2012 issue



    Embattled chairman back on city police and fire commission
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County supervisors choose new chairman
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sand mine resolution pulled, city continues CUP discussion
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Native American artifacts uncovered at sand mine site
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Unique Bangor auction to be held over three days, two weekends
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 19, 2012 issue



    City moves forward on new pool design
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man arrested for trying to set car on fire
     

    Opponents to transmission line plan "the other" meeting in Norwalk
     

    Couple subdues drunk intruder
     

    Committee recommends extending Lamer's school bus contract 2 years
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    County's victim advocates plan family-friendly "Expect Respect Walk"
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 16, 2012 issue



    Examine Police & fire commission role in wake of civil settlements with city
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Ron Kind faults ATC, defense spending...backs Tom Barrett
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Former SHS quarterback still missing
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    County eyes raising mileage to IRS level
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Butterfest dignitaries learned annual event set for June 7-10
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 12, 2012 issue



    Drawing to resolve 3-way tie in Tomah supervisor district
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Warrens ask county for a hand up
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Name change is coming for Piggly Wiggly
     

    Program trains future firefighters
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Judge's ruling is overturned
     

    Police apprehend Black River Falls stabbing suspect in Tomah Walmart
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 9, 2012 issue



    County electors favor downtown justice center site
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Officer involved in Jan. shooting exonerated by district attorney
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Prayz Network offers encouraging, uplifting programming to listeners
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Write-in candidates earn Sparta City Council seats
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County voters pick Santorum over Romney
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Five incumbents returned to county board, four others fall
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City voters give stamp of approval to new pool
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 5, 2012 issue



    Sparta Chamber hires new director
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Mild winter helps city save close to $30,000 in snow removal expense
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Degenhardt has new owner
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County requests info from ATC
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    GOP hopeful critical of Dem. policies
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 2, 2012 issue



    Sparta School Board OKs several changes to co-curricular code
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    GOP campaign trail rolls through Sparta
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta DECA students earn trip to national competition
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Authorities identify Tomah man wounded in Saturday shooting
     

    Local county board race pits Humphrey against Von Ruden
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 29, 2012 issue



    City settles discrimination case with former officer for $300K
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Authorities rule out foul play in man's death at a Tomah motel
     

    Naked man leads cops to drug dealer
    by Staff Writer
     

    County to take action on transmission line resolution at Wednesday meeting
     

    An underground railroad for dogs
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Incumbent, newcomer face off in District 16 for county board seat
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 26, 2012 issue



    Sunday was warmest day of the winter
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    OK concessonaire's contract, golf course memberships rise
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Direct annexation bid gets green light
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Charge ex-city cop in alleged brouhaha
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Loan program interest rate is eliminated
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Barkeep licenses get nod, raise fines for non-complying taxi cabs
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Tee Pee sale pending, liquor licenses awarded
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Perceived threat puts schools on lock-down
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 22, 2012 issue



    Rural Sparta man facing charges of felony kidnapping
    by Staff Writer
     

    Runaway controlled burn leads to fire on 15 acres in Town of Sparta
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Three teens injured in a pair of Friday car accidents
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Police seek scam artists who targeted three Tomah businesses
     

    Write-in candidate enters race for Monroe County Board seat in Tomah
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 19, 2012 issue



    Intentional fire claims heirloom, DA alleges
     

    Western city limit could be redrawn again for sand mine
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Lawsuit settlement details forthcoming
    by PAT MULVANEY Special to the Democrat
     

    Tour funds requests get green light
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Theft of motorcycles from back of vehicle
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    House, outbuildings feared lost in blaze
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Pool referendum hearings
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    UW-Richland college credits may be offered at high school
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Rockland man in wheelchair is crime victim 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 15, 2012 issue



    City mum on lawsuit
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Gridiron Club's outdoor expo attracts record-setting crowd
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Pair of blazes make for a busy weekend for rural firefighters
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    River Run Golf Course set  to open Tuesday
     

    County officials schedule informational meetings on justice center site options
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    City ponders changes in Greens' concessionaire contract
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 12, 2012 issue



    Driver injured in single-car crash in Leon
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Town of Sparta OKs moratorium on mining
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Pair of downtown restaurants getting set for spring service
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Burnstad's may expand to town with no grocery
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Facebook leads to allegation
    by Staff Writer
     

    "Death threat" teenager may face misdemeanors
    by Staff Writer
     

    Veteran defrauded of $466,000 by business partners, according to DA
    by Staff Writer
     

    Area contingent to attend funeral for fellow fireman
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 8, 2012 issue



    High school returning to normal in wake of "death list" incident
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Mining company expresses interest in county-owned property in Town of Grant
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Niedfeldt land goes for $1M
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta contractor allegedly bilked clients out of $35K
    by Staff Writer
     

    Workers file meat plant in Norwalk
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald March 5, 2012 issue



    K-garten at SHS gets green light
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Police detain pupil with SHS "death list"
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Town of Angelo Board authorizes moratorium on sand mine endeavors
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Preacher unsure sex with juvenile occurred
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Man shot by Sparta cop wielded loaded firearm
    by Staff Writer
     

    Skate park extravaganza on tap
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Designer with local ties outfits some major stars
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat March 1, 2012 issue



    Sparta restaurateur awarded $25K in police harassment suit
    by Herald Staff
     

    Utilities voice support for transmission line projects
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Tomah teen suffers life-threatening injuries in one-car crash on Sunday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Skeptics say not so fast
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Spartan is all the buzz in the honey biz
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Taxicab robber gets prison time
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald February 27, 2012 issue



    House siding in Little Falls catches fire, home saved
     

    $25,000 bail for pastor nabbbed for sex assault
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Oakdale use permit gets green light over neighbors' objections
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Forward ATC resolution to county board in March
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Yarrington out, Las still in referendum a big winner
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Supervisors fail to agree on justice center cost estimates
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Angelo to mull mine ordinance
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat February 23, 2012 issue



    Cost comparisons favor a downtown justice center site
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Victim of officer involved shooting booked into jail
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Polls open Tuesday morning
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Hay load goes up in flames on I-90
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    City buys out Xcel's interest in East Side Business Park
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald February 20, 2012 issue



    No go with insurance proposal
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Health department recipient of Tomah teen's memorial run
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Eve high school k-garten site
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Expect green light for $84,000 in improvements at high school
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    School district's budget outlook better than many
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Cataract area incumbent, challengers air concerns
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Tomah supervisor locked in three-way board contest
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat February 16, 2012 issue



    Accused jailer back in court on assult case
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Authorities identify body discovered in Tomah motel
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Preliminary cost estimates released for downtown Sparta justice center project
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Two more public forums scheduled on school referendum
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Raises ok'd for elected officials
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald February 13, 2012 issue



    Police nab driver toting switchblade
     

    Sparta UW-L student copes in aftermath of residence hall fire
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City park board mulls pact for The Greens
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Tomah district mulls axing retirement plan
     

    City aims to get tougher with taxi operator using unapproved drivers
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Schaffer double murder trial underway March 5
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Escapee gone for two weeks

    DNR sand mine hearings on tap
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat February 9, 2012 issue



    Bangor PO to relocate to Hansen's for now
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Cops mum on officer involved shooting in city
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Hundreds gather for annual ski jump
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Snowmobiling takes a community
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Extended open-enrollment burdens budget process
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald February 6, 2012 issue



    Deliver OD victim to city hospital
    by Staff Writer
     

    SHS gym reopens with cage win after being closed for 13 months
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Views differ on job creation in the state
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    OD results in more drug charges
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Wisconsin Legislature still beset with rancor
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    More detail learned about accused county service worker coordinator
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County schools' starting teacher pay below median income level
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat February 2, 2012 issue



    Local man kicks off campaign for Third Congressional District
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Accused arsonist faces federal charges
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City sheds a little light on Holly Grady termination
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    New and improved Sparta emergency room now open for business
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

    To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald January 30, 2012 issue



    Dispute results in removal of Yarrington from Monroe County Board meeting
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    SHS football coach Mark Byom resigns
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County opts to spend $15,000 on ads to educate public on jail options
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Man charged after Sunday stand-off
    by Staff Writer
     

    Local solon introduces bill on sand mine moratorium
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Regular county board committee reports end
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    School hockey to drop co-op status
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Vinehout wants a shot at governor's contest
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 26, 2012 issue



    More details on officer-involved shooting in city Thursday night
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    County cops get gift of life-saving equipment
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Community service  crew sup. faces sex charges
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta man hurt in snowmobile crash
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City has three write-in campaigns
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Local woman pushing  for Monroe County homeless shelter
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Police charge three in Sparta area heroin ring
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald January 23, 2012 issue



    County fails to act on high voltage power line measure
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City commission backs measure to consider options to ATC plan
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Fire department merger study OK'd after mayor breaks voting deadlock
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    7th Ward write-in candidate
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Cashton cager seriously hurt in game vs. Bangor
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Committee not interested in sand mine moratorium
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 19, 2012 issue



    Fast Eddie's foregoes offer of utility hookups
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta teachers represent WI in VFW program
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Anderson to run as write-in
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Building committee: either pay for info campaign or scrap referendum
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    E. Oak Street on 2012 construction list
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald January 16, 2012 issue



    Aldermen to ponder pool vote
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Fire department merger study OK'd
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Warrens man dies after RTV plunges through ice on pond
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Night blaze closes Rockland business
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta Public Works offers utility pact to Fast Eddie's liquor store
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County board to be delivered from committee report tedium
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Local construction in '11 spirals downward
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 12, 2012 issue



    Mining company pays nearly $8 mil. for Wagman property
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Teenager busted for rash of auto thefts
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Man learns the hard way Wilton isn't the wild west
    by Staff Writer
     

    Park board to consider pool referendum tonight
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County's nursing home admin. takes job in Tomah
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Transmission line meetings Jan. 16
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald January 9, 2012 issue



    10 board members opposed
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Deny sand mine appeals in split vote, eject Angelini from hearing
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    UK manufacturer buys major Sparta employer
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Jaxon, Adalyn, county's most popular baby names in 2011
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Local recall office to close soon
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Arrest in heroin sale by convenience store
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Nab new worker in store burglary
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat January 5, 2012 issue



    Appeal filed on sand mine CUP
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Christmas Eve crash claims life of Sparta man near Cataract
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Divided county board okays justice center siting referendum
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sand mines top news of 2011
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald December 29, 2011 issue



    Community dinner on Christmas
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    U.S. Silica gets OK for sand mine plan
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Towns divided on moratorium for emerging industry in county
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Nix charges, allegations were false
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    School hockey co-op to disband
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Reclaim mining venue with lake, campground
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Permit may be appealed
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat December 22, 2011 issue



    County jailer accused of engaging in sexual relations with inmate
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    SYHA accelerates payments to city
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Supervisor proposes question on location of a justice center
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Whooping  cough on the rise in county and state
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Building comm. tackles obstacles to project
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald December 19, 2011 issue



    Anderson won't seek another term on Sparta City Council
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Special assessments bump up back taxes
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Committee reverses administrator's decision on firemen double-dipping
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Fire department consolidation talked about
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    $20,000 cash bail set in liquor store arson case
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Tomah trio busted in heroin raid
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat December 15, 2011 issue



    Grady fired from Sparta chamber
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Crash & burn incident at Eddies leads to arrest
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    4 sup. races shaping up in county
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Man killed in Norwalk meat plant mishap
     

    Petition seeks silica dust emission standards for sand mines
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald December 12, 2011 issue



    Sparta man arrested after crashing car into house
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Dan Hellman won't try to retain council post
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Population of school district elementary pupils to boom
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Drug-related arrest for woman dining in restaurant parking lot
    by Staff Writer
     

    Texas truckers jailed for drugs
    by Staff Writer
     

    Alderman checks out Illinois sand mine plant
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat December 8, 2011 issue



    U.S. Silica submits its sand mine application
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County board contest shaping up in Sparta
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Man dead after car crashes into cafe
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Peanut butter prankster nabbed outside Norwalk
    by Staff Writer
     

    New 3-D photo exhibit at History Room is a community-minded effort
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald December 5, 2011 issue



    Gun-deer harvest up 11% in county
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Proposed crossing guard bill comes out of city's debate
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Trio nabbed for theft at Laser Monks' abbey
    by Staff Writer
     

    Dog hero from Sparta featured on Animal Planet series Monday
    Special to the Democrat by Pat Mulvaney
     

    Norwalk man sentenced to prison in cop beating
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Lawmakers lament Gov.'s policies at Cracker Barrel
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Radcliffe: ban on cameras at state Capital diminishes open govt.
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Underage decoy served at 11 bars during compliance check
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat December 1, 2011 issue



    Teen suffers serious injuries when car flips after high-speed chase
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Monroe County Board taps contingency funds to cover increase in medical examiner's budget
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    New committee will oversee justice center project
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Herald contributor pens short story
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Long weekend for Sparta Rural Fire Department
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sheriff's Dept. investigating shooting in rural Tomah
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald November 28, 2011 issue



    Mining firm offers info on proposed Sparta operation
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Opening weekend deer harvest up at one Sparta station
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    More justice center discussion expected at Monroe County Board meeting Tues.
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Circumstances of Laser Monks' dissolution remain murky
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald November 21, 2011 issue



    Latest mineral extraction permit request isn't for frac sand mining
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City adopts lowest mill rate in 25 years
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Install fence at lake to serve as part of goose management
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County board reverses earlier decisions. OKs jail schematics
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Army, locals move toward joint use pact
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Mock poll of supervisors backs new jail at a downtown location
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat November 17, 2011 issue



    Report sheds light on Ohio man killed by Tomah officers
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Illinois man hurt in one-car accident near Warrens
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Park board picks 'Sparta Downtown River Trail' as name of newest city bike circuit
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Jail is site of special county board meeting Wednesday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Cross country ski trail approved at River Run Golf Course
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald November 14, 2011 issue



    Lincoln crash results in homicide charges
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Early snow storm hits hinterland
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    After about a decade, skate venue may become a reality
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Expect city council ruling on lay-off plan
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    SHS poised to try block scheduling next semester
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Mull no-fault sewer backup insurance again
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Little criminal activity thus far this month, but police stay busy
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat November 10, 2011 issue



    Local land developer wins dispute with city over tax assessments
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    City's new pool plan includes zero-depth entry, lazy river, slide
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City's signature cycling statue to get much-needed makeover
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    First nationwide EAS test slated Wednesday
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Schools plan Vets Day programs
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald November 7, 2011 issue



    County tax rate drops just a little
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Most city buildings not exempted from concealed gun law
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Order prison in theft of valuable animals
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Fifth arrest for drunken driving proves difficult for county police
    by Staff Writer
     

    'Can Walker' food drive in city November 19, 20
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Charge in Tomah Burger King prank
    by Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat November 3, 2011 issue



    Felony charges filed in August alteration
    by Staff Writer
     

    County board to tackle budget at annual meeting
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Board blocks effort to secure schematics for downtown justice center
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County survey will track prescription drug use, abuse
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 31, 2011 issue



    U.S. Silica eases mine permit push
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    County up to speed on exotic animal regulation, but many species allowed
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Judges, others plead for justice center nod
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Faulty wall causing problems at SHS
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Raft of extracurricular hires okayed by board
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    McTaggart likely to stay on energy subcommittee
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 27, 2011 issue



    DOT identifies problem with Hwy. 16 viaduct
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sheriff shows his mettle in top Ironman competition
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Hundreds gather to remember Ed
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    For these Sparta area cousins music is the tie that binds
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Weekend accidents result in injuries
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 24, 2011 issue



    Building permit fee rises on January 1
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City grows by 520 acres on West side
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Prostitution charge stems from attempt to produce bail money
    by Staff Writer
     

    Most non-union city workers get 2% hike
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Police, fire department consolidation not a go
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Planning commission embraces annexation
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Lower bridge weight limit
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man convicted in woman's overdose
     

    U.S. Silica plans a clean mining process
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 20, 2011 issue



    Redistricting law changes city's legislative representation
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Lassa likely area's new senator
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Maggie Mae concert to help out grapplers
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    MTNT grant will fund car charging station in Ray's lot
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man arrested after pot patch found in city
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Inmate facing charges following jail altercation
    JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 17, 2011 issue



    Police bust 'pot' farm near town
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Eye city annexation for sand mine sites
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Arrest suspect in post office, school,  home, church crimes
    by Staff Writer
     

    McTaggart voted off energy subcommittee
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Jerome public works department
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    After 30 years lost wedding ring found by Kendall farmer
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Cable remains concessionaire at golf course through 2012
     

    Aircraft using Fort McCoy training areas on Oct. 14-15
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 13, 2011 issue



    Schaffer trial to be in Monroe County
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Grass fire destroys camper in Little Falls
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Heroin forum is eye opening
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Firefighters honor fallen brethren
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Rural Warrens man seriously hurt in mishap
     

    Lassa meet and greet Tuesday
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 10, 2011 issue



    Test land for sand mine very near city
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Park board adopts new promo rates at golf course
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    The street is open --- at last
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    School enrollment rises, Montessori posts big gain
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    New owner for storied pizzeria, second subway shop in Sparta
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Renter charges after disputed damage claim by local landlord
    by Staff Writer
     

    Fire chief breaks neck in training
     

    Police to accept unwanted drugs
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat October 6, 2011 issue



    Penn. man busted after pulling knife on clerk and fleeing cops
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Activities slated for observance of Domestic Violence month
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Housekeeping item turns controversial
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Supervisors split over general fund reserve policy
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Rural Ontario man injured in mishap
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald October 3, 2011 issue



    Vote to lift school levy cap in Feb.
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Supervisors nix total payoff of landfill debt
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Save museum, library from budget scalpel
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Shilling hopes for no more recalls
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Fall Fest on Saturday
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    New associate at law firm
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City may drop out of Chamber
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 29, 2011 issue



    Tempers flare over Sand Creek debt
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor

    Court officials want justice center on front burner
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    County treasurer's office broken into
     

    Heroin forum to shed some light on a growing problem
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Govt. shutdown looms this week
     

    Sparta's new dog park open for "business"
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 26, 2011 issue



    Little Falls Board vs. sand mine
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Principal Stafslein spent part of his ummer on the Argentine
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Require residency of works director
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Aldermen not to post gun signs in city buildings
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Cottage Grove folk get red carpet
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    New eatery to open in former Country Kitchen
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Webster Lumber business eyed for sand processing?
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 22, 2011 issue



    Area traffic accidents pile up injuries
     

    Former vet clinic manager gets probation in prescription drug theft case
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    The end is near
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Monroe County landfill to collect  hazardous waste materials
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    State's SAT scores eclipse national average
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 19, 2011 issue



    Tourism funding awarded
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City's financial contribution to space museum causes stir
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Board turns down plans for grocery
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Greenfield agrees to pact with Unimin
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Golf course honcho Barry McMullin quits
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Shake-up in golf fees in offing
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Former parks director Amundson dies
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 15, 2011 issue



    McCoy's deployment mission winds down
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Finance to mull $50K cost saving measure
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Thieves steals cash from Tomah's Aldi's
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Honoring all Tomah area vets
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Researchers gather data on bike trail tunnel bats in advance of disease
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 12, 2011 issue



    Labor Day turns ugly for IA man
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Tomah anticipating $20M in commercial expansion projects
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Families First partners with United Way
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Drug sting nets Michigan man
    by Staff Writer
     

    A decade of pushing child safety
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Local military man turned author pens third book in action series
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Transmission line opponents to hold an informational meeting in Mindoro
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 8, 2011 issue



    Hostile teen charged with battering cop
    by Staff Writer
     

    Unimin land purchase top $10M in Town of Greenfield
    by BILL GLEISS Special to the Herald
     

    Insurance savings leave $75K wiggle room in city budget
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    City mulls dropping Deke Slayton Museum contribution
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Justice center issue  to resurface in Sept.
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Community and friends rally after Norwalk-area barn damaged by fire
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald September 7, 2011 issue



    Chemical fire at Sparta Northern Engraving plant forces evacuation
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Greenfield sets vote on Unimin agreement
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Kind gets feedback in Cashton
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    School board okays policy on nepotism
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    23 new teachers in local system
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Dog license purveyors allowed to retain more
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta man hurt in crash
     

    Bicyclist injured
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat September 1, 2011 issue



    Board can't agree on refinancing debt
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Skiff quits as public works director
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Fake auto theft report is cover-up
    by Staff Writer
     

    Is there a need for transmission line?
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 29, 2011 issue



    Hearing set for Little Falls sand mining
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Green light given for .9% school levy hike
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    County board agrees in split vote to sell Angelo dam to WTC for $1
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    School board fields hirings, resignations
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Talk of religion leads to arrest
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Board hears flap about sports facility
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Greenfield, Unimin mining firm progress toward an agreement
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 25, 2011 issue



    Road work delay will affect school traffic
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Board hopes to revive jail discussion
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    SACS walk donations approach $80K
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Memorial field Sports Facility becoming a reality
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     

    Fewer Sparta students take ACT
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 22, 2011 issue



    Budget shortfall less than expected
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Proposed Unimin development agreement spurs more debate
    Special to the Democrat by PAT MULVANEY
     

    City okays money for crossing guards
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Unimin land reclaim plan gets green light
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Dedicate bridge, conduit between E-S Bike Trail and city's downtown
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Chief Lindemann against public safety consolidation
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County board members urgedd to be policy makers in wake of repair bill
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 18, 2011 issue



    Two dead in traffic accidents
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Accomplice in armed robbery sentenced
    by Staff Writer
     

    Suspect in alleged cop beating bound over for trial
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sand mining company's land purchases top $9M
     
     

    St. Clare Mission Clinic director, administrator try to keep volunteer facility viable
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 15, 2011 issue



    Lay-off plan gets green light
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Town  mired in controversy over sand mining operation
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Heat wave faulted for woman's death
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Shilling ousts Kapanke without much help from Monroe County
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Raises for aldermen, mayor to be verified
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Expect less than 1% school levy increase
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Agree to compensate Pine Street resident for sewer backup damage
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer 
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 11, 2011 issue



    Canoe, kayak instructional program being considered by park board
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Monroe Co. Dive Team disbands
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Montley Crue, Poison and New York Dolls draw a record crowd of more than 12,000 to Fort McCoy
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Blaze leaves $20K worth of damage to L St. home
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Board hears report on SAILS
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 8, 2011 issue



    Brokaw interview at Ginny's on Sunday
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Town board chairman's kin gets $2 million in land sales
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Road-patching project causes auto problems
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    No recall voting in Sparta on Tuesday
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    City safety board mulls consolidating command of police, fire departments
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Escaped prison convict at large in Tomah, LaGrange for 12 hours
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    New site for concrete plant to get planning commission consideration
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat August 4, 2011 issue



    Baraboo man arrested after fleeing police
    by Staff Writer
     

    Board scraps plan to refinance landfill bond
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta's Rachel Reeck enjoying her reign as county's first Honey Queen in over 40 years
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Unused retirement funds returned to county coffers
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald August 1, 2011 issue



    County delays action on gas-to-energy plan
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    School board upset with city for crossing guard stance
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Concerns continue in Greenfield
    Special to the Democrat by PAT MULVANEY
     

    Teachers volunteer during summer to ensure best possible learning capabilities for ESL kids
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat July 28, 2011 issue



    Tom Wright picked to replace Kenyon
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    County fair to kick off Wed.
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Black River St. project delayed after car drives on wet cement
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Local philanthropist backs a big heart with her pocket book
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Three injured in Leon mishap
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 25, 2011 issue



    Community sizzles in warm spell
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Delay action on dropping cross guards
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Plan for concrete plant voted down after neighbors complain
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Expansion of Amundson Park garners city council approval
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Folks must dig deeper to pay recreation fees
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Wayne Tretsven, convicted of 2 murders, dies in penitentiary
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Planning commission deals with lot issues
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat July 21, 2011 issue



    City facilities hit, as string of burglaries climbs to ten
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sand mining land brings top dollar
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    More northern exposure for MTNT
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    School committee recommends five-cent increase on all meals
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Mother also faces charges in boyfriend's child abuse case
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Mueller to span Beaver Creek again?
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Driver trapped after accident
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald July 18, 2011 issue



    School will ask voters' endorsement to exceed revenue cap in November
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    50 homes damaged in tornado
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     

    Cole gets life in 2010 murder
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    City council mulls fix for $200K shortfall
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat May 26, 2011 issue



    Tornado hits city
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    County board ratifies new round of union contracts
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Gawkers impede emergency crews' responses in aftermath
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Lineup final for summer's Concert in the Park series
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    New ethics complaint filed against county sup.
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Fire destroys garage in Town of New Lyme
     

    SPD foils I-90 bridge jumper
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald May 23, 2011 issue



    30 honor students lead Sparta High School graduating class, commencement May 27
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat May 19, 2011 issue



    County board meets Fri. on redistricting
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    ER under construction
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Farmers market group pushes bank lot location
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Top seniors revealed at Sparta High School's Scholarship Award Night
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Five injuries, one arrest in I-90 collision
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Investigation continues in woman's death
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Four more busted in drug probe
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald May 16, 2011 issue



    Council elects to take no action on proposed residency requirement
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Sparta's new website is up and running
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    NBC correspondent conducts interview at Ginny's Cupboard
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    To raze, or not to raze Ray's? A question for the council
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Committee denies police grievance
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     
     
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat May 12, 2011 issue



    Park board picks pool architect
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Army of volunteers help ensure a beautiful Sparta for years to come
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Actors put a humorist twist on biblical tales
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Suspected heroin dealers held on cash bonds
    by Staff Writer
     

    Figures tilt toward county run landfill gas-to-energy project
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald May 9, 2011 issue



    Authorities break up heroin rings in Sparta
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Police release video in Tomah shootout
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Little Falls man arrested after crashing, firing off shots
    by Staff Writer
     

    Doyle losses Monroe County but carries the 94th District
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Sparta High School's greenhouse brimming with foilage and lessons
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Little change after county's Supreme Court race recount
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat May 5, 2011 issue



    Co. clerk busy with recount, special election
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Crash demo grabs students' attentions
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Three people injured in two accidents over the weekend
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Laser Monks folds
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    DNR honors bike trail nature writer Bob Lee
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald May 2, 2011 issue



    SHS Varsity cage coach, staff resign
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Veterinarian, public figure Dr. Burr Nussdorfer dies
    by PAT MULVANEY Special to the Democrat
     

    Foreclosures kept at bay on 83 Warrens properties
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Supervisor's uncollected per diems to be used for jail construction fund
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Recommend Sparta school referendum
    by RENAE CALDWELL Staff Writer
     

    Mother of three returns home from storied Boston Marathon
    by BILL GLEISS Democrat Editor
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Democrat April 28, 2011 issue



    Former Sparta cop shot during standoff on Tomah street
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Private nursing home firm gets cool reception at Rolling Hills meeting
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sparta High School prom court named
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Convicted burglars get prison
    by PAT MULVANEY Herald Editor
     

    Sup. offers per diems for building account
    by JOHN PAUL SCHALLER Staff Writer
     

    Senate recall efforts unfold
    by BILL GLEISS Special to the Herald
     
     
     

     To read these articles please see the
    The Sparta Herald April 25, 2011 issue


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