Monday, August 19, 2019

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The traffic pattern will be different this year to avoid traffic jams. Participants are being asked to enter the event using Hagen Street, by the Dollar General. The map above shows the route. Contributed photo.
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:30am
Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center will be celebrating National Health Center Week 2019, which takes place Aug. 4-10, with a week full of free community events. The activities began with the Cashton Community Rocks scavenger hunt on Sunday. There will be a Family & Friends CPR class today (...
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:23am
Patients in the Tomah area will soon have a new facility to receive their healthcare. The new Gundersen Tomah Clinic located at 505 Gopher Drive near Interstate 90 will open on Monday, Aug. 26. The two-story, 77,000 square-foot facility gives patients access to all their care in one building...
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:20am
  Youth who want to learn about Air Force life, experience flying, and develop leadership skills have the opportunity over the next three weeks to become a Civil Air Patrol cadet with the La Crosse Composite Squadron. The squadron, one of the largest in Wisconsin, admits new cadets to its program...
David Fyfe, director of logistics for the 88th Readiness Division at Fort McCoy, joined Glena Temple, Viterbo University president, at the grand opening of the National Training Center.
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:15am
Viterbo University is always looking for educational partners. They found one with the United State's Army Reserve's 88th Readiness Division at Fort McCoy. An open house was held at Fort McCoy Tuesday, July 30 for Viterbo's National Testing Center. The intent is to allow military members and Fort...
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 8:00am
On Saturday, Aug. 3 at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Falcon Road in rural Sparta where what was believed to be an explosive device had been discovered.  Upon arrival, authorities observed a device consisting of several sticks of dynamite, an...
Freelance artist Julie Freyholt (on the lift) and her assistant/mother Ginny Vornholt, make progress on a downtown Sparta mural being painted on the wall of the former Denton's Hobby Shop. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:32am
With the first of three planned murals almost finished on a downtown building, Sparta is looking more and more like the Bicycling Capital of America. Julie Freyholt, a freelance artist from Madison, and her assistant/mother, Ginny Vornholt of Danville, Ind., were well on their way Wednesday to...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:30am
A convicted felon with a lengthy criminal record is behind bars after making what authorities are calling "credible" death threats against Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer. Trevor A. Nichols, 32, Sparta, was arrested as the result of an investigation conducted by the Juneau County Sheriff's...
Howard Von Ruden from the Sparta Area Model Club explains how the model aircrafts work during a visit from kids with Deke Slayton Space Camp. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:26am
The Sparta Area Model Club got a visit this week from the boys and girls attending the Deke Slayton Space Camp. Club members gave the kids a morning full of demos, flying the model airplanes. The kids got to see the members fly everything from Raptors, to Twin Otters, F.E.5s, T28s, a Senior...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:22am
A Rochester, MN man suffered life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle hit a deer on I-90 Wednesday afternoon. According to Sparta Fire Chief Mike Arnold, who was the first emergency responder on the scene, the accident occurred near the 26-mile marker in the westbound lane. He said when he...
Leaders from throughout the Fort McCoy Garrison, tenant organizations, and state and local government agencies meet in McCoy's Community Center on July 10 as part of a follow-up Army Community Partnership (ACP) Conference at Fort McCoy. (U.S. ArmyPhoto by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:19am
Leaders from throughout the Fort McCoy Garrison, tenant organizations, and state and local government agencies met in McCoy's Community Center on July 10, 2019, as part of a follow-up Army Community Partnership (ACP) Conference at Fort McCoy. An initial related conference took place April 25 at...

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