Friday, September 25, 2020

Sparta WI

Jessica Williams
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 9:50am
Jessica Williams had to hit the ground running as the new principal of St. Patrick Catholic School in Sparta. She and her staff have been busy the past few months creating a plan to reopen the school safely following guidelines for COVID-19. “We’ve actually been told our plan is the best plan the...
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 9:47am
Let’s read together again!  As a message of hope, help, and support, the Sparta Free Library is waiving existing fines and fees from Sparta patron library accounts.  This one-time action wipes the slate clean for Sparta library users with fines or fees on their cards. To provide some context, 4,286...
Aimee Schreiber, Interim Director of Sparta Free Library, in a ZOOM meeting with the Kiwanis Club. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 9:35am
Aimee Schreiber, Interim Director of Sparta Free Library, speaking on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Sparta Kiwanis Club ZOOM meeting, described an almost cyclonic pace of action by staffers in the library building, suddenly shuttered by the COVID crisis in mid-March.    Schreiber and her staff responded...
Last week’s heavy rains wreaked havoc on the construction of a natural gas pipeline being installed north of Sparta. The line is being installed along existing right-of-way owned by Northern Natural Gas, an Omaha-based company. Herald photo by Kyle Evans
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:45am
Construction of a new natural gas pipeline north of Sparta is scheduled for completion in early October. Northern Natural Gas, a company based out of Omaha, Neb., is installing about two miles of pipeline alongside one of its existing pipelines north of Sparta to add capacity to its infrastructure...
Leon Country Floors SACS Team recently held its garage and bake sale with 100 percent of the proceeds being donated to Sparta Area Cancer Support. Joanne Bohnert (center) presented a check for $6,454.75 to SACS Co-President Gary Peterson. Also pictured, from left, are SACS volunteers who helped make the sale a success were Kathy Culpitt, Colette Burkwalt, Annette Erickson, Bohnert, Peterson, Kay Kast, Roberta Johnson and Mary Marx. Not pictured is Bev Gasper, Jill Bohnert and Ben Bourman. Contributed photo.
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:25am
Leon Country Floors owner, Jeff Bohnert, thought his wife, Joanne Bohnert’s SACS team would only raise between $1,000 to $2,000 when he agreed to match their earnings from the month-long garage sale they hosted in July, with all proceeds going toward Sparta Area Cancer Support (SACS.) Much to his...
Bernie Czarnecki being sworn in by past Department Commander, Steve Kueger, and accepting the position as Commander of Post #100. Contributed photos
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:17am
A new slate of officers was sworn in at Sparta American Legion Post 100 on Aug. 19 during the membership meeting. Bernie Czarnecki will lead as the incoming Commander. Wally Habhegger will be First Vice Commander and Dean Tremble will be Second Vice Commander. Also elected for a three year term on...
The owner of this house at 114 S. Thayer St. in Sparta ended up in a Madison hospital where he is being treated after escaping the flames through an upstairs window. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:38am
A Sparta couple escaped with their lives but didn’t escape injury in a house fire that started Monday night. According to Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, his department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 114 South Thayer at 11:49 p.m.  When he arrived, Sparta police were...
Construction at the new Herrman Elementary School is complete and staff have been in the building this week, working hard to prepare classrooms for the return to school next week. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:24am
Schools are slated to open next week for the Sparta Area School District (SASD) and as the start of the school year quickly approaches, there are still a lot of questions on the minds of parents and families during this confusing and ever-changing situation.  Throughout its planning in the wake of...
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:16am
School District of Cashton   Cashton schools plan to begin classes on Sept. 1 under guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC,) Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Monroe and Vernon County Health Departments.  The district’s current plans offer flexibility between in person and...
The four final patches are now available for viewing on the chamber’s Facebook page and members of the public are encouraged to cast a vote for their favorite design. Contributed photos.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:04am
Earlier this summer, the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce began an exciting contest seeking original designs for a new Sparta patch/sticker. The chamber received a good response and has now narrowed the competition down to four finalists from all of the entries.  Each of the designs needed to...


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P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

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