Saturday, November 16, 2019

Sparta WI

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:15am
After three years of relaxed enforcement of the alternate-side parking ordinance, the Sparta Police Department is set to ramp up ticketing violators once again. Alternate-side parking will begin Nov. 1 and remain in effect until April 1. The police department eased up on ticketing violators in the...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:06am
Sparta's annual Fall Fest celebration will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12, with activities planned throughout the day and in several venues around the city. The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, Sparta Downtown Cooperative, Save Second Base, Sparta Young Professionals, and the Sparta Half Marathon...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:05am
While October ushers in cooler weather and Halloween, there is another more serious annual designation observed in October, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For a lot of people, home is a sanctuary, a safe, warm place to rest comfortably, but for millions of others home is anything but...
Sparta School Psychologist Micah Anderson introduces the district’s new therapy dog, Beans, to Mrs. Fawcett’s second grade classroom. Contributed photo.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:28am
Students at Sparta Area School District will see a new, friendly and fuzzy face around this school year. Beans, the district’s new therapy dog, has begun his work helping struggling readers alongside School Psychologist Micah Anderson. When Anderson himself was in high school, one of the school...
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 9:52am
December 1, 1926—September 28, 2019    SPARTA - Maurice C. Olson, 92, of Sparta, died Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah, WI.    He was born on December 1, 1926, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Sparta to Ralph and Gertrude (Williams) Olson. He grew...
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 9:50am
June 2, 1935—September 25, 2019    SPARTA - Lloyd Henry Rhodes was born June 2, 1935 in Town of Caledonia – Trempealeau County, Wisconsin to Benjamin and Bernice Rhodes.    Due to the untimely death of his father, Lloyd was raised by his grandfather and grandmother, Oliver and Lenora Rhodes, with...
Desoto eighth graders Sophia Obert and Addsyn Trussoni get fire hose instruction from WTC fire safety students Mason Geiger and Ashton Krisnowich. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:18am
Around 30 area high school and middle school students took advantage of an open house Tuesday at Western Technical College's Public Safety Training Center in Sparta. Students from Tomah, Cashton Hillsboro, Desoto, La Crescent, Holmen and Westby got a little hands-on experience in law enforcement,...
There is a new display at the Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum filled with letters that were penned by Deke Slayton himself. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:04am
Visitors to the Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum will now find a new and unique display. Letters that were written and signed by Deke Slayton himself now occupy a display case to provide visitors with a little insight into the kind of man he was.    The idea first came to Interim...
Pictured, from left are Tony Polkoski of the Sparta Rotary Club and Pete Fauske, representing area Vietnam Veterans who donated $1,000 to the planned WWII Memorial, which will be placed in Blyton Park in Sparta. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:57am
Organizers of the planned WWII Memorial for Blyton Park in Sparta had to expand the monument after getting a lot more names than they expected. The monument, which will have the names of Sparta's WWII veterans engraved on it, was initially anticipated to have around 250 names. That quickly expanded...
Front row from left: Karen Edwards from SACS and Lily Schmitz. Back row from left: Marrissa Rodriguez, Brandon Morkrid, Braeden Goad, Calvin Swaney, Brady Towne, Ethan Anderson and Cody Uhls, Herald photo by Izak Anderson.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:47am
The Variety Show at Sparta’s Homecoming was a success for a multitude of reasons but most importantly, it was a success for Sparta Area Cancer Support (SACS). Tickets to the show were $1 and the money raised was donated to SACS by the Sparta Music Parents Association. The amount raised was $107.  “...

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