Friday, August 14, 2020

Sparta WI

From left are Donna Hanson, Naomi Dickenson, Mike Krueger and Ron Heineck. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 9:55am
Mr. Burger II offers customers something Mr. Burger I doesn’t – a permanent location. Mr. Burger I is the food truck owned and operated by Mike Krueger. Mr. Burger II is his family restaurant that recently opened at 215 S. Water St. in downtown Sparta in the former Bobby V’s and Coaches location....
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:07am
If it gets a green light from the Sparta City Council next week, the on-again-off-again Perch Lake Dam project could be completed yet this year. On Tuesday, the Sparta Board of Public Works accepted a $535,180 bid on the project from Lunda Construction, which still will require the council’s final...
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:04am
Next week, on Saturday, July 18, the Sparta Small Business Cooperative will be hosting the annual Sparta Crazy Daze downtown from 7a.m. to 3 p.m.  Several businesses throughout Sparta will be taking part in a punch card program during Crazy Daze. Current participating businesses include: • Wesco...
Russ Tock, of Sparta spends his spare time sketching portraits of pets, which are more commonly gifted to owners after the beloved pet has passed away. Contributed photos.
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 10:09am
In one way or another Russ Tock, of Sparta has had some sort of creative outlet his whole life. He’s worked in and out of the printing business the majority of his adult life, he plays drums in a band named SHOCK Pocket alongside his wife Dana and their son Joel.  For years, Tock and his wife have...
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:54am
July will be a busy month as the Sparta Area School District solidifies plans for school in September. The district is working with the Board of Education, staff, and families to develop plans to maximize safety and instruction with some degree of choice for families, while at the same time making...
Wille Millsap, left, accepts a check from his rescuer, Adam Ohm, who raised money through a GoFundMe campaign for the handicapped man to purchase a different car after his was destroyed in a fire. Contributed photo
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:37am
On, June 8,  Sparta High School grad Adam Ohm, a salesman for Fastenal in the Indianpolis area, was returning to his shop when he noticed a car ahead of him trailing smoke. He saw the car turn into the parking lot where the Fastenal shop is located. By the time Ohm pulled into the parking lot, the...
Kelten Pfaff (right) is pictured with Mike Seichter of Market & Johnson after signing with the company as a carpenter apprentice. Contributed photo.
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:33am
These days it can be quite uncommon for young adults to want to work in the skilled trades and in that regard, Kelten Pfaff, a 2020 graduate of Sparta High School, is a rarity.  Pfaff recently completed Market & Johnson’s youth carpenter apprenticeship program and signed with the company as a...
Lt. Corey Johnson, left, and Deputy Chief Booker Ferguson of the Sparta Police Department both received recent promotions. Along with Chief Emilee Nottestad, they round out the department’s administration. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:30am
After taking over the Sparta Police Department earlier this year, Chief Emilee Nottestad chose 19-year veteran Booker Ferguson as her second in command. On Jan. 11, Nottestad took the helm of the department, replacing retired Chief Dave Kuderer and leaving her former post as deputy chief vacant....
Deke Slayton Museum Director, Alyssa Young and History Room employee, Hannah Scholze prepare exhibit spaces for the July 9th reopening to the public. Contributed photos.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:31am
The Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum and the Monroe County Local History Room & Museum will open their exhibit spaces to the public on a limited basis starting Thursday, July 9. Both museums have been closed to the public since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Staff were...
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:34am
Several area school districts are working hard to figure out what school will look like come fall. According to Sparta Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren, the best guidance districts currently have is the Coulee Region COVID Compass.  “We have four possible status levels, severe, high, moderate and...


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1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
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