Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Sparta WI

The late John Harrison’s family recently received commendation and a plaque from the Sparta Area School District in recognition of their fundraising efforts to ensure no child in the school district goes hungry. Contributed photos.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:22am
At last week’s board meeting, the Sparta Area School District recognized and remembered a very special person and friend to the district, John Harrison. Harrison’s family received a board commendation as well as a plaque recognizing him and the district’s lunch fund was officially renamed the John...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:17am
The Sparta Area School District recently approved the expansion of its WIN After School Program to students enrolled in Kindergarten. The program was previously available to students in grades one through eight. “We are looking to expand the educational opportunities for our youngest students,”...
Left to right, front row: Tony Keith, flight paramedic; Steph Hill, RN program director; Jacob Shultz, flight paramedic; Mike Huber, flight paramedic, base lead; Jordan Stanek, flight paramedic; Terry Doshort, flight nurse; John Krause, flight paramedic and Terri Wenthold, chief flight nurse. Back row: Eliot Sprague, pilot; Aaron Bailey, flight nurse; Robert Laskey, flight nurse; Julie Lebakken, flight nurse; Janelle Weaver, flight nurse and Heath Folkedahl, lead pilot. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:25am
When minutes or even seconds matter in a medical emergency, GundersenAIR's recognizable blue helicopters can be the difference between life and death. And the closer they are to those who need them, the better the chance their crews have of saving lives. That was the thinking behind the decision to...
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:17am
The Sparta Area School District held its Meeting of the Electorate earlier this week to discuss the 2019-20 preliminary budget. According to Director of Business Services Leah Hauser, the projected increase of $0.28 in the mill rate could cost the owner of a $100,000 home an extra $28 per year in...
Sparta Dental Center held Kid’s Day last week where kids were allowed to climb inside of a fire truck among several other kid-friendly and fun activities. Contributed photos.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:03am
The staff at Sparta Dental Center recently held a successful Kid’s Day, hoping to add a little fun to their younger patients’ visits. The event, which was the idea of Dr. Jennifer Knoll, was organized to promote a fun environment for children prior to their appointments. “Kids don’t like us so we...
Amy Van Deuren, Ph.D., superintendent of the Sparta Area School District, gives her presentation Aug. 15 during the Fort McCoy observance of Women's Equality Day in McCoy's Community Center. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy.)
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:59am
Celebrate success but keep moving forward was the message of the Women's Equality Day observance held Aug. 15 at McCoy's Community Center. The guest speaker for the event was Dr. Amy Van Deuren, Ph.D., superintendent of the Sparta Area School District. Van Deuren spoke about the importance of...
Blia Yang
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:56am
Is it time for you to start thinking about Medicare coverage because you will soon be 65? Are you already receiving Medicare and wonder if you have the best coverage for your circumstances? The Sparta United Methodist Church will host an information session for anyone who has questions regarding...
Monique Lapoint
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:44am
On Tuesday, shortly after 6 p.m., Sparta officers were called to a traffic crash on Wisconsin Street at Thayer Street. Investigation into the crash indicated that a vehicle, driven by Monique Lapoint, 27, of Vermont, was on Thayer Street when she attempted to enter Wisconsin Street but proceeded in...
Left to Right, Girl Scout Troop 3270 Leader Julie Modjeski, Kiwanian Michael Bonello, Girl Scouts Kallie Modjeski and Leah Modjeski. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:35am
When Girl Scout cookie sales sweep through Sparta with the force of a wind storm they are doing more than adding inches to the waistline. Girl Scouts Kallie and Leah Modjeski, representing Troop 3270, told Sparta Kiwanians that cookie sale profits fund activities for seven local Girl Scout troops,...
Pictured is the Love Lock Bridge that spans the Beaver Creek near Steph's Cakes & Bakes bakery on Water Street.
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:04am
Next year, Sparta's Five Shovelmen will be adding another bridge to their portfolio, when they replace the Love Lock Bridge over Beaver Creek in downtown next year. The Shovelmen, led by Reinhard Mueller, have five bridges, a sign and a bathroom under their belts already, but are apparently itching...


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P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

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