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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:11am
Sparta resident Harvey Munn had the party of a lifetime for his 97th birthday last week. Dozens of strangers joined in a parade, passing by the World War II veteran’s house to wish him a happy birthday and thank him for his service.  Munn was born on August 11, 1923 in Detroit, MI. Shortly...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:02am
John Baldus likely cut his teeth in politics while he was literally cutting his teeth in the crib. The 46-year-old Stevens Point man is the son of Al Baldus, a former Wisconsin state legislator, who went on to Congress, representing the 3rd Congressional District from 1975 to 1981, becoming the...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 9:58am
Readers of Sunshine Artist magazine, America’s premier show, and festival guide recently ranked the  Warrens Cranberry Festival among the best shows in the country.  Artists were able to cast their votes April through June to nominate their highest money-making shows from 2019. The ballot asked...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 11:01am
A third suspect is now in custody for the June 11 fatal shooting of a Sparta man. According to Sparta Deputy Chief Booker Ferguson, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, Milwaukee police arrested 32-year-old Eric A. Borges in connection with the homicide of 61-year-old Anthony Koopman of Sparta.  Fergusson said a...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:57am
   LaCrosse, Vernon and Monroe counties in southwest Wisconsin are home to a quarter of the large (PL-566) flood control dams in the State of Wisconsin. Built mostly in the 1960s, the dams are now aging infrastructure in need of repair, replacement, relocation or removal.    The study being...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:49am
The Tomah City Council will tackle a busy agenda when it convenes for Committee of the Whole Monday night and council action Tuesday night. Tomah Area Ambulance Service Director Randy Dunford prepared a detailed report that outlines what he views as department needs after talking with staff since...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:45am
Staff at the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Wisconsin - Tomah Club want to remind the community of an upcoming milestone celebration to recognize the club's 20th anniversary. When plans were being made to recognize the Club's birthday, nobody had heard of COVID-19. But that is not putting a...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:43am
The Curriculum/Instruction Committee for the Sparta Area School District recently recommended the full board approve the instructional plan for Sparta Virtual Learning Academy, (SVLA) which was presented to them by Director of  Teaching and Learning Jodi Brueggeman last week. SVLA is a high quality...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:40am
On Aug. 15 at 9:28 P.M., the Monroe County 911 Communications Center received a call reporting a two-vehicle head-on crash on Hwy. 16.  When officers arrived on scene the highway was completely blocked.  Investigators determined the driver of the 2005 Honda was eastbound on Hwy 16, while the driver...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:38am
It appears Tomah could have a new city administrator in place soon. On its agenda for Tuesday night, the Tomah City Council will discuss and established wage and benefit package for city administrator. The position has been vacant since Roger Gorius was terminated from the position in April. The...

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