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Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:13am
Tickets are still available for the 14th annual ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 9-13, which will travel throughout central, western and northern Wisconsin to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support. The tour will stop  in Sparta April 10 with a tailgate party to...
Brody Schmitz
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:10am
Governor Tony Evers helped swear-in 16 new Wisconsin State Patrol officers during a graduation ceremony Friday in La Crosse. Among them was Brody Schmitz of Sparta. Members of the State Patrol’s 64th Recruit Class recently completed 26 weeks of comprehensive training that began September 16, 2018...
Farm fields in Monroe County, like this one south of Leon, lay idle as farmers wait for them to dry out and the temperatures to rise befoe beginning planting. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:07am
There is no official starting flag in Monroe County or Wisconsin for that matter. But Monroe County University of Wisconsin-Extension agricultural agent Bill Halfman knows local farmers are anxious to make their first pass tilling soil in the field for 2019. "A lot of folks are likely getting...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:04am
The Sparta Police Department is among 30 finalists named by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The finalists represent large and small employers, as well as public sector organizations. ESGR received 2,415...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:02am
While spring is always much-welcomed after Wisconsin’s long winters, seasonal warm and dry conditions can result in increased wildfire activity.  That’s why Megan Mickelson with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources at the Tomah Ranger Station is gearing up for spring wildfire season and...
Marcus R. Wilson.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Officers were dispatched to County Highway ET near Tomah on March 9 for a vehicle stuck in the ditch. According to the complaint, officers arrived on scene to find the driver, Marcus R. Wilson, 18, of Camp Douglas was reportedly intoxicated. Wilson had been traveling eastbound on County Highway ET...
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:23am
Rod Sherwood and Dean Peterson did not ask for their appointment to the Monroe County Rolling Hills Committee. They were appointed by former Monroe County board chair Cedric Schnitzler and reappointed by Pete Peterson, who took over as board chair last April. But there they sit along with...
Kristen Gust
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:17am
City of Sparta voters will be weighing on only one contested seat in the April 2 Election. While the four aldermanic districts up for election this spring will see the incumbents returned unchallenged, resident will have a choice in who will serve as Sparta's next mayor. That race pits incumbent...
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:10am
The Monroe County Board supervisors accused of Open Meetings Law violations, are seeking a change of venue for the trial. The defendants in the case filed a motion with the court March 19, saying they wouldn't receive a fair trial in Monroe County because it would be next to impossible to seat an...
From left, Austin Erickson, Nate Hellman and David Betts are pictured in front of the Spartan Stoppe, the school store the trio manages for the Sparta DECA Chapter. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:08am
DECA advertises that it prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management, which has been proven in the success of the Sparta DECA Chapter this year. Six of DECA Advisor Jamie Adams’ students recently qualified to compete at the International Career Development...


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