Saturday, February 23, 2019

Sparta WI

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...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:29am
The Sparta City Council Wednesday approved the sale of land in the Eastside Business Park. Matthew Shepard of Stoddard bought the five-acre parcel to build a multi-tenant incubator building, which will be located between Tri-State Trucking and the water tower. Only two and a half acres of the...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:33am
Sparta Area School District Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren addressed the school board Tuesday night on behalf of the district’s decommissioning committee seeking approval of the request for proposal regarding the sale of the Administrative and Education Center (AEC). The board also discussed the...
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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
    The 14th annual ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour’ will be stopping in Sparta April 10. Sparta was one of the five communities chosen to host the events, which also are scheduled for Marshfield, New Richmond, Chippewa Falls and Antigo. The tailgate party will take place at Meadowview Middle...
The Sparta Area School District has begun preparations with a new bussing company, Southwest Bus Service, for the 2019-2020 school year. Pictured, from left, are Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren, owners Sara and Derrick Boxrucker and Director of Business Services Leah Hauser. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
In late January, the Sparta Area School Board approved a new busing contract with Southwest Bus Service based out of Prairie du Chien. Southwest is a family-owned company in its second generation, which is currently owned and operated by Derrick and Sara Boxrucker. Derrick’s dad started the...
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
Sparta bills itself as the "Bicycling Capital of America", and city officials last week took a step to ensure its living up to that identity. The Public Works Board voted to put in a double bike lane on South Water Street between the Chamber Depot and Ben Bikin Park. Sparta Chamber Executive...
Fred enjoys the grooming services at Marcie’s Country Pet Spa from manager Tracy McKenzie. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 11:00am
Marcie Culver and her sons, Nolan and Adam, started boarding dogs at their home with up to 20 to 25 dogs at a time; both Nolan and Adam would sleep with five dogs every night. “This is where Marcie’s started,” Culver said, adding that she wants clients to feel their pets are well loved when they’re...
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:00am
Monroe County is considering purchasing an office building in Sparta's Industrial Park where it currently rents space. The 9,000 square foot Ag Service Center is located at 820 Industrial Dr. It already houses the Monroe County Land Conservation Department. Land Information, Forestry and Zoning...
DNR Ranger Andrew Haffele, who oversees the Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail, speaks to a crowd gathered at Sparta City Hall. Herald photo by Nicolette Nauman
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:00am
On Monday, Feb. 4, community members gathered at Sparta City Hall to hear the Department of Natural Resources assessment of damage to area bike trails sustained during the severe storms and flooding events that occurred between last Aug. 17 and Sept. 17. Flash flooding, landslides, and other debris...

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