Friday, October 18, 2019

Sparta Police Department

The City of Sparta and Sparta School District reached an agreement last week for the city to purchase Lakeview Elementary School, which it plans to renovate into a new police station. Pictured are, from left, Police Chief Dave Kuderer, Co-City Administrator Mark Sund, Sparta School Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren, Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust and Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:03am
In a widely anticipated transaction, the Sparta School District accepted a $225,000 offer from the City of Sparta last week on Lakeview Elementary School. The city plans to use the school, located on Pine Street and Rusk Avenue at the entrance to Memorial Park, for a replacement of its antiquated...
Sparta Chief of Police David Kuderer (left) recently presented Jeff Ruediger, a funeral director at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home with the Award of Honor – Life Saving for saving a 2-year-old child from drowning. Contributed photo.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:49am
August 27, 2018 was a fateful morning for both Jeff Ruediger, a funeral director at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home in downtown Sparta, and the child he saved from drowning. On that morning, Ruediger was working outside at the funeral home when he heard a child’s screams coming from the area of...
Law enforcement officers bow their heads in remembrance of those who have fallen in the line of duty at the Monroe County Law Enforcement Appreciation held in Sparta Friday afternoon.  Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:40am
As part of National Police Week, law enforcement officers from the Sparta, Fort McCoy and Tomah Police Departments as well as the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol were recognized by members of the community as well as fellow officers during a Law Enforcement Appreciation...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 11:51am
Drug-related arrests increased 8% in the City of Sparta during 2018, but requests for police assistance dropped by 1,500 calls. That's according to the Sparta Police Department's 2018 annual report, which Police Chief Dave Kuderer presented to the Sparta City Council Wednesday. Drug-related crimes...
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...
Lakeview Elementary School on Pine Street could be the new Sparta Police Station. The city has made an informal offer on the property. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:24am
The City of Sparta is looking at possibly purchasing Lakeview Elementary School for a new police station. The city's finance committee met in closed session last Wednesday and approved an informal offer for the property, according to Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning, The school building, which...
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:00am
Early Saturday morning, the Monroe County 911 Communication center received information from Marquette County of a stolen vehicle that they believed to be in Monroe County. A deputy from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the vehicle on I-90 near Sparta. With assistance from...


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