Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sparta WI

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:02am
At its meeting Tuesday night, the Sparta School Board approved a new change order process for individual proposal requests outside of the original construction proposal. During a recent construction meeting, administrators from the Sparta Area School District discussed balancing the need to make...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 8:58am
The public is invited to tour GundersenAIR's new hangar in Sparta during an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. The facility is located at 12040 Hwy. A, building 6082, in Sparta. Community members can tour the facility with adjacent helipad and crew quarters. A helicopter also will be...
Bruce E. Williams
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 8:53am
Bruce E. Williams, 36, of Sparta was charged last Friday in Monroe County Circuit court with a hit and run and resisting or obstructing an officer after he failed to report an accident to law enforcement. On Aug. 7, at approximately 1:37 p.m., officers were dispatched to McCoy Blvd and N Superior...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:19am
The City of Sparta is currently at a crossroads when it comes to the future of Perch Lake. After bids repairing the dam came in at over $700,000 more than expected, the city started reviewing its options, one of which is removing the structure and turning the lake back into a river bed. The city...
Dr. Jose Ascimani Morales of Bolivia, center, was in Sparta visiting his sister, Rosa Hamilton, right, along with their other sister, Carmiña Luce of Palo Alto, CA, right. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:15am
Even as Dr. Jose Ascimani Morales enjoyed his tour of Wisconsin on his 21-day trip to the U.S., which began in July, he worried about the future of his native home of Bolivia. The 72-year-old gynecologist and university professor from Trinidad, Bolivia has been visiting his older sister, Rosa...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:13am
The Sparta Area School District held a board workshop last week in order for board members to receive the latest updates on the construction projects currently underway. During the meeting, presenters also covered clarification of Market & Johnson’s fees, milestones for review, the reasons...
Detail of 1877 Greenfield Township plat map showing the location of the Tarr Valley School in Section 22.
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:58am
[In the summer of 1936, an 86-year-old widow in Missouri named Agnes Julia Ferguson sat down to write her memoir. The result was a document just over ten pages long, though it contained a multitude of incredible stories and memories. Even more incredible was the reason for her writing: 70 years...
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 9:15am
On Wednesday, Aug. 7, at approximately 4:45 p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO,) Tomah Police Department and Sparta Police Department were made aware of a vehicle that had fled from the Wisconsin State Patrol.  Tomah PD located the vehicle travelling...
A vehicle driven by a Bangor man rolled and caught fire Monday on Iberia Avenue in the Town of Sparta. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:34am
A man escaped serious injury Monday thanks to the help of two unidentified passersby who pulled him from a burning vehicle in rural Sparta. According to Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, his department was dispatched at 12:38 p.m. to a reported one vehicle roll over on Iberia Avenue in...
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:05am
When she first saw the open enrollment numbers for Sparta Area School District, Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren felt it needed to be looked at a little more in depth. The official open enrollment period through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is from February to April each...


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