Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Marcus W. Anderson
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 3:52pm
  Reckless homicide charges have been filed against Marcus W. Anderson, 34, of Tomah in relation to the death of a 3-year-old child. On May 3, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Tomah Police Department responded to the report of a medical emergency at a residence on Jodi Circle. Officers from the...
Matthew J.R. Rasmussen.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:46am
Matthew J.R. Rasmussen, 25, of Sparta was sentenced to 15 years in prison, after being found guilty of armed robbery in relation to the 2016 fatal shooting of a Sparta man. “I would like to apologize to Garcia’s family,” Rasmussen said. “None of this was supposed to take place and all I can do now...
Jordan Stanek, of Sparta is the newest crewmember to Gundersen AIR’s flight crew where he will be working as a flight paramedic. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:42am
Jordan Stanek, a 2010 Sparta High School graduate, has taken a unique path in life, which has led him to Gunderson AIR as its newest flight paramedic. Stanek will be graduating from nursing school at Madison College in just under two weeks, and he is more than excited for his new endeavor....
Miss Sparta Emily Phillips shared her struggle with mental illness with members of the Monroe County Mental Health Coalition at Sparta City Hall Friday during a program recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:40am
Miss Sparta Emily Phillips doesn't look like the face of mental illness, but she is. The UW-Eau Claire college student may wear a crown on her head and seems to have her life together but it took a lot of effort to get to there. "Just because you have a mental illness doesn't mean you can't be fine...
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to a corn field fire at 18091 County AA in the Town of Adrian. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:35am
The Sparta Area Fire District Department responded to two fires on Saturday, May 4. The first was a corn field fire at 18091 County AA in the Town of Adrian. The fire was started by burning debris that got out of control and burned 2.5 acres of a corn field. The DNR from Tomah provided assistance...
During Student Government Day at the Monroe County Justice Center last Wednesday morning, eighth grade students from Cashton Middle School learned about the practice of submitting, discussing and voting on resolutions in the County Board Assembly Room. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:27am
Monroe County Judge Mark Goodman welcomed students from Cashton Middle School to the Monroe County Justice Center for Student Government Day Wednesday morning. The purpose of the Government Day program is to teach students about government operations within the county, giving them an opportunity to...
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:21am
Sparta Aldermen picked their top five priorities for 2019 after listening to department heads present their needs at a special city council meeting Wednesday, May 1. While most priorities were routine, one stood out as little less conventional. Alderman Kevin Brueggeman suggested a committee be...
Mark Kudlacik took time to stop by the Tomah Area Ambulance Service to express thanks to three of the five crew members dispatched to a man with difficulty breathing and shortage of breath on April 10. That man was Kudlacik. Three of the crew members were on site that day, Heath Daly, Stacey Zellmer and Lisa Hart. Their training helped with a cardiac save before transporting Kudlacik to Tomah Memorial Hospital before being taken to a La Crosse hospital. Contributed photo
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:19am
In baseball the closer is the guy fans want to see in the ninth inning with runners on the corners and one out from the win. Thousands of fans anticipate the save. If successful the closer reaps praise from teammates and fans. If that happens on a regular basis said team will eventually be tagged...
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:16am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be selling advanced carnival tickets for the A&P Enterprise carnival at Butterfest starting at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 at 111 Milwaukee Street in Sparta. There will be limited quantities sold daily to ensure...
Left to right: Cristen Incitti, COO, Girl Scouts of Wisconsin – Badgerland, Gold Award Girl Scout Jessica Janzen, and Maggie Utterback, Chair of the Board of Directors Girl Scouts of Wisconsin – Badgerland at the Girl Scout Awards Ceremony in April. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:03am
Jessica Janzen of Sparta was honored this spring for earning the highest award available in Girl Scouting. Jessica, a 2018 Sparta High School graduate, was among just 12 Badgerland Girl Scouts to earn her Gold Award in 2018-19. Jessica’s project? She initiated and helped market log rolling classes...


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