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Sparta WI

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 10:24am
The new Sparta Police Station project is gaining momentum. City officials along with representatives from the architecture firm HSR Associates of La Crosse did their final walk through last week of Lakeview Elementary School, which will be converted into the new police station. The city hired HSR...
Jordan and Jason Flint at their home overlooking Gunsan, South Korea. Contributed photo
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:20am
A former Sparta man and his husband are getting a first-hand look how the Corona virus, COVID-19, is affecting a country where it has become a full-blown epidemic. Jordan and Jason Flint have been living in Gunsan, South Korea, where Jordan, a Sparta High School graduate, works as Exchange general...
Morgan Revels poses in the desert biome with the fennec fox she created. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:16am
Students at Innovations STEM Academy in Sparta recently created biomes in their Animal Unit and invited their families and fifth-grade peers to explore the spaces they created.  By scientific definition, biomes are biological communities made up of plants and animals that have formed common...
Brighter Tomorrows’ Program Coordinator Jan Bruder gives Sen. Patrick Testin a tour of the Sparta facility. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:12am
Senator Patrick Testin was in Sparta last week where he stopped by Brighter Tomorrows for a tour and a visit with staff. After attending the organization’s annual fundraiser, Sen. Testin was interested in visiting the agency to learn more about the program and the services it provides. Brighter...
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:10am
In support of the Sparta Downtown Cooperative, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its first annual Sparta Spring Showcase of Fashion on Friday, March 20 at Wesco Home Furnishings.  “We have several businesses participating in the fashion show to showcase their spring fashion trends...
Rachelle Witherow, owner of Speckled Hen Paint & Create Studio offers customers a non-judgmental space to nurture their creativity. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:00am
Speckled Hen Paint & Create Studio, located in what was formerly Grantie Anne’s Studio in downtown Sparta, is now open. Owner, Rachelle Witherow, believes if a person can envision it, they can create it and she is ready for Speckled Hen to be the go-to destination where community members can...
Ashton Luethe, from Lawrence Lawson Elementary School in Sparta designed this year’s winning kindness t-shirt. Contributed photo.
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:12am
Last year, at Southside Elementary School, a young lady’s winning design for the school’s annual “kindness shirt” contest design read, “Everybody needs kindness.” Words that everyone should live by. This year, Mr. Ashton Luethe, a second grader at Lawrence Lawson Elementary School designed the...
Jameson Anderson, a student photographer at Sparta High School, is hoping to pursue photography as his career after high school. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:04am
Jameson Anderson was in eighth grade when he got his first cell phone. He began using the camera to take pictures of himself mostly and a few odd subjects here and there, but it was enough to spark his interest and from there his love of photography flourished.  “I just picked up a camera one day...
Tiffany Jenkins will be speaking in Sparta on March 12 as part of a fundraiser for Sojourner’s Journey.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:52am
Sojourner’s Journey is a non-denominational, nonprofit organization committed to helping those who are homeless and struggling with substance abuse and mental illness in the Monroe County area.  The organization provides resources, education and developmental opportunities to empower the men and...
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:08am
The 10 Monroe County supervisors who lost a civil suit against a Sparta citizens group last month are asking for a new trial. A  Monroe County jury found the 10 county board supervisors violated Wisconsin Open Meetings Law when they signed a petition in November 2017 to move the proposed Rolling...


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