Saturday, February 23, 2019


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:00am
Early Saturday morning, the Monroe County 911 Communication center received information from Marquette County of a stolen vehicle that they believed to be in Monroe County. A deputy from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the vehicle on I-90 near Sparta. With assistance from...
Tomah school district buses and vans sat quietly Wednesday as ANOTHER storm system dumped more snow on the region which forced another snow day for Tomah and other area schools. Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:52am
The amount of snow and missed school days shared something in common in February They kept piling up. At its Monday night meeting the Tomah School Board approved a plan for missed days due to winter's wrath. But after another snow day on Wednesday, that plan could possibly be modified. Contacted on...
Jacob S. Williams
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:32am
Two suspects, identified as Jacob S. Williams and Sara A. Williams, both 27, with no permanent address, have been accused in an ongoing statewide mail theft and fraud investigation. The couple was arrested Sunday evening and taken into custody by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. On Dec. 11, 2018...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:29am
The Sparta City Council Wednesday approved the sale of land in the Eastside Business Park. Matthew Shepard of Stoddard bought the five-acre parcel to build a multi-tenant incubator building, which will be located between Tri-State Trucking and the water tower. Only two and a half acres of the...
Most school districts are looking at options to make up missed days rather than have to make up days well into June. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:43am
Well, the groundhog may have seen its shadow but Mother Nature doesn't really care. The area is still digging out today (Thursday) after its second significant snowfall in as many weeks. Another 4 to 6 inches of snow fell in areas of Monroe County beginning Tuesday night and continuing into...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:41am
The Sparta Area School District hit another snag with access to its new elementary school scheduled to begin construction this spring. While Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren says negotiations over a vehicle entrance to the facility are progressing well, a sidewalk access plan was nixed by the Town...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:33am
Sparta Area School District Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren addressed the school board Tuesday night on behalf of the district’s decommissioning committee seeking approval of the request for proposal regarding the sale of the Administrative and Education Center (AEC). The board also discussed the...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:28am
In order for a healthy exchange of ideas and representation of the Sparta community, the Sparta Cemetery Association (SCA) is seeking to fill vacancies on its board. Membership on the board has diminished to five, its lowest level. Responsibilities are to direct and support the daily operations of...
Military vehicles and equipment with the 389th Engineer Battalion are loaded on railcars Feb. 5 at the rail yard at Fort McCoy. The movement is for the 389th's future involvement in Operation Resolute Castle 2019 in Poland. U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
For several days in early February, Soldiers with the 389th Engineer Battalion worked with Fort McCoy Logistics Readiness Center (LRC) personnel and others to load 38 railcars with military vehicles and equipment. The movement is for the 389th's future involvement in Operation Resolute Castle 2019...
Olivia Wall and Aisha Fritsche use a little girl power to stack pallets to build a fish crib. They were among the group of students, teachers and citizens who volunteered time for the project. Herald photos by Bob Kliebenstein
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
On Thursday, Feb. 14, most people focused on expressions of love to spouses, companions and others who deserved a little extra attention on Valentine's Day. Tomah middle school science teacher Steve Ewers and the TMS science club showed a little love to aquatic life in Lake Tomah on a day meant for...


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