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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...
A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for the Tomah VA Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program building. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:16am
The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center's focus on mental health for veterans received another boost Wednesday. The ribbon was cut for Tomah VA's new Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program, building 405, on the campus. The concept for the facility was first discussed in 2009....
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:14am
The routine has grown frustrating for residents on and near Grayling Road. A convicted sex offender is released from Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center. An offender is placed at a home at 14170 Grayling Rd. Henry Gryer is the fourth sex offender in six years that has been placed at the Grayling...
Military vehicles and equipment belonging to the 1158th Transportation Company and the 107th Surface Maintenance Company of the Wisconsin National Guard are loaded on railcars July 10 at Fort McCoy, Wis. The equipment was being shipped to Fort Hood, Texas, to be a part of a large exercise later in the year. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:06am
Fort McCoy demonstrated its strategic rail transportation capability once again as two Wisconsin National Guard units completed a rail movement with installation support in early July. Seventy-nine military vehicles and pieces of equipment belonging to the 1158th Transportation Company and 107th...

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