Thursday, June 27, 2019


Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:11am
Flood damage isn’t stopping organizers of the annual Fourth of July Celebration in Ontario who have chosen the theme, “Still Afloat” for the big parade at noon on July 4th.  A big tent is ordered to hold activities that have previously been held in the flood damaged community hall. Events kick off...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:10am
A Sparta man has been charged with child abuse to intentionally cause harm, battery and disorderly conduct after the Sparta High School resource officer was notified of an abusive incident that had occurred on June 9. The victim alleged that Logan S. Radek, 18, of Sparta had pushed her several...
Pictured, from left, are Bill McClain, Kiwanis Club President; Kirby Mohr; Student of the Year Ryan Mohr; Lynn Mohr; SHS Teacher and National Honor Society Advisor Julie Ender.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:07am
Sparta High School graduate Ryan Mohr was no stranger to Sparta Kiwanians when the Club met Tuesday noon, June 18, at Jake’s Northwoods to honor the SHS Kiwanis Student of the Year. Mohr, his parents Lynn and Kirby Mohr, and his nominating SHS English Teacher Julie Enders had been Kiwanis guests in...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:05am
What does macaroni and cheese, baked beans and peanut butter have in common? They were all donated to the Sparta Area School District recently, largely with the help of the facility services team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Sparta. The team loaded up a cart full of various food items to be...
The Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor pull will take place in Tomah this weekend starting June 20 through June 22. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:58pm
The Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull expects somewhere around 70,000 spectators this weekend where it will feature top drivers from across the nation, Canada and Europe. The Tomah event, which has been running for 44 years, is one of three Super National Events sanctioned...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:42am
The Sparta Public Works Board suffered a little sticker shock last Wednesday after opening bids for the long-anticipated Perch Lake dam project. Bids for work on the dam, which originally was slated to begin next month, came in well above what engineers projected, forcing city officials to rethink...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:34am
Barbershop owner Curt Wells wants easier access to his business for his aging customers, but his request to the Sparta Board of Public Works  last Wednesday for a handicap space in front of his business at 116 E. Franklin St. raised concerns. Wells has been cutting hair at the location for 48 years...
In one way or another, John and Barb Ornes have been volunteering at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull for nearly 40 years. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:32am
Big events, such as the upcoming Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor pull, require a lot of helping hands to make it a success. John and Barb Ornes, of Norwalk have been volunteering at the Tomah pull for more years than they can count on both of their hands combined. “I went to...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:29am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will continue its tradition of celebrating Independence Day with family activities, music and fireworks in Sparta’s Memorial Park on Thursday, July 4. Sparta’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration is highlighted with free activities for children and youth, games...
The skies above Tomah were littered with kites Saturday morning for the second annual Kite Fest held at the Tomah High School Varsity Soccer Fields. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:26am
Spectators arrived a little earlier than the wind to Tomah's Kite Fest Saturday, June 15. But once the mid-morning June wind picked up a little speed spectators had plenty to watch above the skies at the Tomah school district soccer fields. The Tomah Chamber of Commerce Kite Fest for its second...


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