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Sparta WI

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:58am
I caught up with Sparta High School senior Montgomery Alderman – online of course – to gain some more insight on how the rapidly shifting Coronavirus situation has affected the student body after eight days of social isolation (March 25).  As a senior with most of her credits already completed,...
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:53am
Trish Shecterle, president of Friends of Sparta Free Library, Inc., told members of the Library Expansion Committee Wednesday that although the Campaign is on pause, during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, pledges continue to raise the Red Line toward the $1.5 million goal. The Campaign thermometer...
Carla Davis is pictured with the Little Library in front of the Evans Print & Media Group building on River Road in Sparta. She is spearheading an effort to turn the kiosks into small pantries to help families in need through the COVID-19 crisis. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:28am
Carla Davis of Sparta is using an idea she borrowed from a La Crosse school to help families from going hungry in Sparta. The mother of three who works part-time at Kwik Trip, noticed that a Little Library in La Crosse was being used as a food pantry, and with families struggling to make ends meet...
Practicing good social distancing Tuesday were a crew of Sparta high school students raking leaves in Ben Bikin Park to earn required community service hours for graduation. They were supervised by Brent Maphis, far right. The students are, from left, Austin Bailey, Hope Palms, Kiara Bailey, Kayden Economy and Latrel Bailey. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:16am
It was a worthy effort – while it lasted. A group of Sparta high schoolers were using the temporary lull in their classroom instruction caused by the shutdown of public schools to earn their required 48 hours of community service needed for graduation. However, two days into it, Gov. Tony Evers...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:13am
During her opening comments at Tuesday night’s online meeting, while giving the Sparta School Board a COVID-19 update, Dr. Amy Van Deuren simply stated, “The key to our actions overall is that we want to move quickly and be responsive, but we want to move together and having laid the foundation...
Nancy Sikorsky
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:04am
Although some have already begun to vote absentee in light of the recent spread of COVID-19, voters who have yet to practice their constitutional right will see one incumbent and three newcomers vying for three open Sparta School Board seats on their ballots in April.  Nancy Sikorsky is the sole...
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:58am
A warm spring had many area linksters hopeful for an early start to the 2020 golf season, but officials at a pair of area courses said this week that’s not likely to happen due to Wisconsin’s ‘Safer At Home’ order handed down by Gov. Tony Evers this week. The order, which went into effect at 8 a.m...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:45pm
The American Red Cross is currently facing a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Right now, eligible and healthy blood donors are strongly urged to make an appointment to provide lifesaving blood products to patients. ...
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:43am
   As Mayo Clinic Health System continues to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), the ongoing safety of our patients, staff and communities remains our primary focus. To protect our patients and staff, Mayo Clinic Health System is putting additional visitor restrictions in place...
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:24am
Couleecap, Inc. is offering expanded food pantry hours in Sparta and Prairie du Chien to assist people struggling with food insecurity during the coronavirus emergency.  Individuals and families impacted by unemployment or reduced hours, school or business closures, or other reasons for food...


Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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