Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Cadet Airman First Class Morgan Quackenbush tests out the F-16 simulator. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:00am
  Occasionally, Coulee Region residents can see F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighters in the skies over La Crosse as they perform landing practices at the La Crosse Regional Airport. Now, thanks to the efforts of Civil Air Patrol members, the non-profit corporation AVCAP, and the support of Colgan...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 8:58am
The public is invited to tour GundersenAIR's new hangar in Sparta during an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. The facility is located at 12040 Hwy. A, building 6082, in Sparta. Community members can tour the facility with adjacent helipad and crew quarters. A helicopter also will be...
Bruce E. Williams
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 8:53am
Bruce E. Williams, 36, of Sparta was charged last Friday in Monroe County Circuit court with a hit and run and resisting or obstructing an officer after he failed to report an accident to law enforcement. On Aug. 7, at approximately 1:37 p.m., officers were dispatched to McCoy Blvd and N Superior...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:19am
The City of Sparta is currently at a crossroads when it comes to the future of Perch Lake. After bids repairing the dam came in at over $700,000 more than expected, the city started reviewing its options, one of which is removing the structure and turning the lake back into a river bed. The city...
Dr. Jose Ascimani Morales of Bolivia, center, was in Sparta visiting his sister, Rosa Hamilton, right, along with their other sister, Carmiña Luce of Palo Alto, CA, right. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:15am
Even as Dr. Jose Ascimani Morales enjoyed his tour of Wisconsin on his 21-day trip to the U.S., which began in July, he worried about the future of his native home of Bolivia. The 72-year-old gynecologist and university professor from Trinidad, Bolivia has been visiting his older sister, Rosa...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:13am
The Sparta Area School District held a board workshop last week in order for board members to receive the latest updates on the construction projects currently underway. During the meeting, presenters also covered clarification of Market & Johnson’s fees, milestones for review, the reasons...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:10am
On Friday, Aug. 23, the Tomah Area Credit Union (TACU) celebrates 80 years serving the local community. To commemorate the occasion, TACU will be serving cupcakes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day. “Since 1939, TACU has been member-owned and operated in Tomah. We believe that local matters,” said...
Active members of the military and veterans participated in the Central Wisconsin Hero Games at the Tomah VA Aug. 9. The event featured 13 events for those serving in the military. The event offered a good mix of younger and older veterans working and competing together for a common cause of wellness and competition.  Contributed photo
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:07am
The competitive fires were burning Friday, Aug. 9 at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Central Wisconsin Hero Games were held at the Tomah VA. The event is coordinated to celebrate the competitive spirit for current military personnel and veterans. Participants competed in events that...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:05am
Cashton School District Picture and Registration Day will be held on Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., which will replace the usual picture day in the fall.   Lifetouch will be on hand at the middle/high school and elementary school to take individual photos of students. Students must get their...
The new playground will be accessible to all students at Bangor Elementary with wheelchair friendly equipment. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:03am
Exciting things are happening at Bangor Elementary School and come Sept. 3, things will look much different for students as they start a new school year. When the kiddos resume classes early next month, they will have a newly remodeled library and a brand new playground to use. According to...


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