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Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:18am
A new music festival in Sparta will help support local organizations that treat veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This Saturday, October 8, Warriors Retreat is hosting Vet Fest 1, featuring local bands Chasing Duncan and Red Crow Band. The event is open to military and...
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:16am
A La Crosse business owner with a history with several local restaurants will return to Sparta this Saturday for a cooking demonstration at the Beaver Creek Farmers Market. Growing up, Shawn McManus, co-owner of Savory Creations, spent summers in Sparta at the former Metal Art Campground, owned by...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:52am
The Sparta School Board is considering its options for selling a section of the 40-acre parcel that was gifted to the district in 2011. The parcel is divided by Marigold Avenue, a road that connects Cty. Rd. X and Highway 27 near Melvina. Because the land on the west side of the road consists...
Jill M. Olson
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:52am
Sparta Police Officers have made an arrest regarding the multiple theft complaints they received over the past several weeks, specifically of tools and children’s toys. Jill M. Olson, 37, of Onalaska, was arrested on September 23 and charged with misdemeanor theft as a repeat offender and trespass...
Matt Kures of the UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development addresses civic forum attendees Tuesday evening at the Cranberry County Lodge in Tomah.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:48am
Community leaders, economic specialists and residents of Monroe, Jackson and Juneau counties gathered for a civic forum Tuesday to collectively examine the region’s strengths and challenges, and identify opportunities for growth. The public input session was the first step in creating a regional...
Ben Hellman, Grace Hellman, Kristen Clark and Valeria Pahuamba
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:47am
Six students from Sparta have taken the initiative to explore an important set of skills at an early age. By attending the Wisconsin Association of School Council’s Leadership Camp last summer, these young adults have explored several facets of leadership that will undoubtedly serve them well in...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:57am
Just before approving the purchase of 180 acres for a new business park last week, the Sparta City Council got its first look at a borrowing plan to fund it. Brad Viegut of Robert W. Baird & Company, which is securing the financing for the city, presented a plan that includes a short-term...
Zachary Davis sits between defense attorneys Christopher Zacher (left) and Kenneth Hamm (right) during his trial.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:48am
The man charged with using a machete in the first-degree murder of a Tomah man at the Tomah Econo Lodge has been found guilty after a nine-day trial. Zachary Davis was also charged with armed robbery with use of force and operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent. After three hours of...
Chip Manske of 1st Community Credit Union and student teller Kylee Anderson man the student branch at Sparta High School.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:40am
Having been in operation for a full year, the 1st Community Credit Union student branch at Sparta High has done more than serve as a safe, convenient way for students to manage their money. Staff at 1st CCU have hosted brown bag lunches, where students learn about topics like preparing for life...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:34am
Sparta police and the owner of a downtown business are looking for help in identifying a suspect who burglarized the Apex Hobby Shop at 138 N. Water St. last Friday night. Store owner Robert Bollig said an individual broke into the store through a rear window around 11 p.m. and gathered up around $...


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