Monday, August 19, 2019

Sparta WI

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Friday, August 16, 2019 - 9:48am
On August 15, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the Sparta Police Department responded to a reported crash with injuries on Montgomery Street at Rusk Ave. David R. Turner, 63, of Tomah was driving a 2006 Pontiac Torrent westbound on Hwy 21 when he suffered an unknown medical issue, causing him to lose...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:55am
According to Jerry Martell, who operates Modern Disposal Systems, the city of Sparta's waste hauler, the recycling market has tanked. He and his son, Jacob, appeared before the Board of Public Works Wednesday requesting a change to their contract because of increased tipping fees for recycled...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:50am
Residents in the Icecap Road subdivision south of Interstate 90 may finally be getting help from the City of Sparta to alleviate a persistent flooding problem in their neighborhood. Several of them attended Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting to hear a plan from the city's engineering firm to...
Sparta golfer Austin Erickson, who will begin his senior year this fall, has accepted a full-ride scholarship to play men’s golf at Iowa Central Community College - a two-year junior college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Erickson made the commitment just two days after posting his first WPGA Juniors win of the summer at a Saturday tournament in Reedsburg. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:29am
To say that this week was a big one for Austin Erickson would be an understatement. The three-time Mississippi Valley Conference Golfer of the Year won his first Wisconsin Professional Golfers Association Juniors Tournament of the season on Saturday. Two days later, the Sparta senior made a verbal...
Deana Protz
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:16am
Shopping in one place to purchase fresh, seasonal products directly from the hands of the producers is my jam. I can think of no sweeter way to start the day than with a morning trip to the market to fill up on farm- fresh products for the week. Making this experience even more delightful is the...
Allen C. Kruk
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:04am
Allen C. Kruk, 34, the suspect identified in a recent officer-involved shooting at his ex-wife’s residence in La Crosse, was identified as the suspect involved in a string of criminal activity in the Sparta area.  On July 30, officers took a report of a male and female who allegedly attempted to...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:02am
At its meeting Tuesday night, the Sparta School Board approved a new change order process for individual proposal requests outside of the original construction proposal. During a recent construction meeting, administrators from the Sparta Area School District discussed balancing the need to make...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 8:58am
The public is invited to tour GundersenAIR's new hangar in Sparta during an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. The facility is located at 12040 Hwy. A, building 6082, in Sparta. Community members can tour the facility with adjacent helipad and crew quarters. A helicopter also will be...
Bruce E. Williams
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 8:53am
Bruce E. Williams, 36, of Sparta was charged last Friday in Monroe County Circuit court with a hit and run and resisting or obstructing an officer after he failed to report an accident to law enforcement. On Aug. 7, at approximately 1:37 p.m., officers were dispatched to McCoy Blvd and N Superior...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:19am
The City of Sparta is currently at a crossroads when it comes to the future of Perch Lake. After bids repairing the dam came in at over $700,000 more than expected, the city started reviewing its options, one of which is removing the structure and turning the lake back into a river bed. The city...


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