Thursday, June 27, 2019


Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:57am
1st Community Credit Union will host a 1st Time Home Buyer UN-Seminar today, Monday, June 24 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at La Crosse Distilling Co. located at 129 Vine Street, downtown La Crosse. Unlike traditional seminars which can be boring, it is promised there will be no PowerPoints, no sales...
On Wednesday, Sparta City Attorney Jim Hellman swore in Matthew Hoffland, who the city council approved to finish out the term of 5th Ward Alderman Alli Karrels. Karrels resigned to take a museum position in Greenbush, WI. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:33am
The Sparta City Council accepted 5th Ward Alderman Alli Karrels' resignation Wednesday before swearing in her replacement. Karrels, who served on the council since 2012, along with being the Deke Slayton Museum director, has accepted a new museum position with the Wisconsin State Historical Society...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:31am
After hearing accusations of contract and ordinance violations at the Memorial Park concession stand, the Sparta Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to discontinue its contract with the current concessionaire.  The board awarded Stacy Hoffmann of Bangor the contract on the concession stand in...
David E. Richardson
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:29am
Earlier this spring, on April 10, officers were dispatched to a residence on Overlook Court in Warrens for a domestic disturbance. According to the complaint, the caller reported her ex-boyfriend had punched her in the face. Officers were told the suspect, David E. Richardson, 49, of Lucan, MN, had...
Tori Hanson
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:25am
There's a new face at the Monroe County Land Conservation Department. Tori Hanson, a 2017 Sparta High School graduate, landed an internship with the department and will be working alongside its technicians throughout the summer. Hanson is a junior at the University of Minnesota, majoring in...
Shae Fox
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:22am
Earlier this year, Shae Fox, of Tomah received the District 3 Outstanding Fair Person Award from the Wisconsin Association of Fairs. Each year, the Wisconsin Association of Fairs recognizes fair members that have gone above and beyond in the fair industry. The Outstanding Fair Person Award is...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:20am
Jason B. Romskog, 46, of Melrose was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with two counts of 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety, fleeing/eluding officers and resisting or obstructing an officer. According to the complaint, officers were on patrol at the intersection of Highway 71 and Candle...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:19am
Mayo Clinic Health System purchased $500 worth of plants from the Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter in Tomah, and the plants were distributed at the Neighbor to Neighbor Food Pantry in Tomah on June 10th. An agriculture course called Greenhouse Management is offered to students at Tomah High...
Kevin Krentz
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:16am
Farming in general is a community-based system. I know this because I am a dairy farmer from central Wisconsin. I am so proud to have grown up in this industry and proud to support my community as much as my farm does.  I recently evaluated how we spend money on our farm and found that 62% of my...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:12am
The Tomah school board approved a base wage increase for professional staff along with a supplemental pay increase based on completion of a successful summary year evaluation. Following a June 10 meeting with members of the Tomah Education Association, a 2.44% wage increase was approved for the...


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P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

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