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Young friends enjoy a nutritious lunch before picking out books to check out at Lunch and Literacy, held every weekday in Memorial Park in Sparta. The program provides free lunch to all children ages 1-18 who live in the Sparta school district.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:49am
Kids and teens living in the Sparta school district can get free meals this summer, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Every weekday from now until July 29, the summer food program will provide healthy breakfast, lunch and snack options at three different locations in the...
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:17am
Working for the National Tractor Pull Association Sarah Smith understands the personal drive pullers possess to succeed in their sport. As editor of NTPA's The Puller Magazine and other NTPA publications she has gotten to know many drivers. She handles other PR responsibilities as well for the NTPA...
Jan Bruder of Brighter Tomorrows and representatives from Monroe County Adult Protective Services Shelly Davis and Chasity Walter display the contents of a crisis tote. The totes will be given to senior citizens who have been displaced from their home because of abuse, neglect or health reasons.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:38am
Two local organizations are teaming up to raise awareness of elder abuse in our area. Representatives of Brighter Tomorrows, Monroe County’s domestic abuse and sexual assault prevention organization, and Monroe County Adult Protection Services have assembled crisis totes for senior citizens who are...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:37am
After meeting with legal counsel in closed session Wednesday, the Monroe County Board voted unanimously to release over $1 million to Miron Construction, the general contractor on the justice center project. The largest portion of the disbursement was for a $423,000 delay claim made by Miron. The...
Katelyn and Kenny Helgerson are the new owners of Tomah’s Lark Inn. They are pictured with their son Emery.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:36am
Kenny and Katelyn Helgerson had a goal since November of 2015. To purchase an established Tomah business. That goal was met earlier this month when the Helgersons became owners of the Lark Inn, a longtime Tomah fixture, minus gas pumps that were removed earlier this year. Terry and Sharon Larkin...
CranGrow CEO Jim Reed is eagerly awaiting July 6 when production starts at the new facility in Warrens. Reed is pictured in front of the massive building with 60,000 square feet in production space and 105,000 square feet in freezer storage space.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:32am
In the acclaimed 1989 baseball movie Field of Dreams the voice in the cornfield told Kevin Costner, "if you build it he will come." Well Rob Moon does not grow corn. Moon understands cranberry production and he offers his own version of that famous quote from a mysterious voice in an Iowa corn...
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
The Sparta City Council voted unanimously to purchase a 180-acre parcel on Sparta’s south side for its new business park. In closed session, alderman agreed to pay $13,000 an acre, which comes to $2.34 million for the entire site located on the east side of Highway 27, south of Interstate 90. The...
Chris Schreier, left, and Dave Schreier extend an eager welcome to pullers and fans for the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull at Tomah's Recreation Park.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:57pm
Dave Schreier has no doubt Chris Schreier could pull it off. Father and son devoted a combined 30 years pulling off at locations around the country. Dave, 77, and Chris, 56, at one time were part of pulling team Green Power Special on the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) circuit. Dave...
Dr. Ted Thompson and Nurse Practitioner Barb Stafslien pictured in one of the three exam rooms at Neighborhood Family Clinics new facility in Sparta. The clinic, which offers “accessible and affordable” health care, is located on the corner of South Water and Oak streets.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:54pm
The saying everything old is new again could apply to the Neighborhood Family Clinic in Sparta. The new medical care facility located on the corner of South Water and Oak streets dispenses modern medical care but its business model is more like Grandpa’s era. Low overhead and the absence of...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:33am
Citing voter congestion and inadequate parking, the Sparta City Council Wednesday voted unanimously to relocate the city’s polling station from City Hall to the Sparta Community Center.  “Even if you’re not voting, it’s almost impossible to do other things here; finding a place to park, pay your...


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