Thursday, July 16, 2020


Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:13am
Area law enforcement and safety officials are inviting not for profit organizations and safety groups to take part in this year’s Monroe County National Night Out scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 6 in Tomah’s Winnebago Park.  Coordinated by the Tomah Memorial Hospital Community Outreach Dept., a number of...
Austin J. Jewell
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:10am
Austin J. Jewell, 18, of Tomah was recently charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with burglary to commit battery on a person, child abuse with intent to cause harm, misappropriating ID information to avoid penalty, two counts of felony bail jumping, resisting or obstructing an officer, criminal...
Pictured, from left, organic produce farmer Richard DeWilde, Vernon County Conservationist Ben Wojahn, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, and Wojahn's children, Clover, Briar and Ambrosia. Contributed photo
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:07am
The rain and lightning held off just long enough, turning the humid and occasionally sunny day into the right setting for a beautiful walk around Harmony Valley Farm on Monday. Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, organic produce farmers Richard DeWilde and Andrea Yoder, and Vernon County...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:04am
F & M Bank, Tomah customers will soon see a new brand in their local markets. Citizens Community Federal™ (CCFBank™) and F&M Bank have completed their merger combining the two financial institutions. The merger was announced in January. F&M Bank merged into Citizens in a transaction...
Willie C. King II
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 8:57am
On June 25, Willie Clifford King II, 51, of Northbend was charged in Monroe County Circuit Court with exposing genitals/pubic area/intimate parts to a child and four counts of 2nd degree sexual assault of a child. Officers were dispatched to a residence in Sparta on June 16 for the reported sexual...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:22am
Monroe County supervisors last Wednesday approved a five positions for the Human Department whose salaries total almost a half million dollars. However, they will add no new burden to taxpayers. According to Finance Director Diane Erickson, the programs currently are being provided through vendors...
Doug Dengel of Sparta named the Wisconsin VFW 2019 Scouter Of The Year  on June 2 in Waubeka, WI at the community's Flag Day celebration.  VFW State Commander Gundel Metz is pictured presenting him the award. Contributed photo
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:19am
For Sparta businessman Doug Dengel, Boy Scouting is more than an organization, it's a way of life. "I wouldn't be where I am today if it weren't for scouting," said the former Eagle Scout, who worked professionally for the Boy Scouts of America before becoming a volunteer leader. Those are among...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:15am
The Monroe County Board last Wednesday approved a new dispatcher position after 911 Communication Center Director Randy Williams told supervisors his department is severely understaffed. Williams said he's forced to order dispatchers in to work on their days off to cover for sick leaves and...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:14am
Sparta Area School District’s newest busing company, Southwest Bus Service, is officially up and rolling. Southwest began helping the district earlier this spring with some athletics trips but officially started transporting students enrolled in summer school mid June. In late January, the school...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:10am
Over the past year, the Sparta Rotary Club has been working hard on making improvements to Blyton Park in Sparta by adding sidewalks. Currently the park displays a Vietnam memorial as well as a Korean monument. The club’s latest project is the purchasing of an eight-foot wide monument honoring...


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