Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sparta WI

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:25am
February 19, 1930—September 22, 2019    STURTEVANT - Reverend Larry H. Faus, age 89, of Sturtevant, left this world to be with Jesus on Sunday, September 22, 2019.    Born on February 19, 1930 in Lake Forest, IL, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Marion (Slafter) Faus. He received his Master’...
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:46am
Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust's tie-breaking vote last Wednesday helped pass a new ordinance regulating online ordering and curbside pickup of alcoholic beverages within the city. Currently, in the City of Sparta, only Walmart offers online ordering of groceries, which includes purchasing alcohol. The...
Edna Olson and Dan Maack, of Illinois were selected as the 2019 Sparta Honorary Citizens by members of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. Contributed photos.
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:43am
There were a number of past Sparta Honorary Citizens who visited Sparta on Friday to join the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors in welcoming this year’s Honorary Citizens, Edna Olson and Dan Maack, who both reside in the Illinois Valley area.   Olson and Maack are now both retired,...
Photographer Kathy Richer took several photographs featuring several local organizations to be used in the 2020 calendar, including this one of the local chapter of the Guardians of the Children. Contributed photo.
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:26am
Tomah photographer Kathy Richer has been working hard for months to put together her second 13-month calendar to raise awareness for domestic violence and funds for Brighter Tomorrows. Last year, Richer and her group, Calendar Girls Against Domestic Violence, raised $2,317, which was donated to the...
Harvey L. King
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:16am
A sex offender sentenced to 55 years in prison in a highly publicized 1987 kidnap and rape case in Tomah is set to be released in Sparta on Tuesday, Sept. 24. In a press release, Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer said Harvey L. King, 56, will be residing at 1000 Central Ave. In March 1987, King was...
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum recently received the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award of Excellence at the 2019 AASLH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.  Pictured (l-r) are:  John Fleming (AASLH Council Chair), Hannah Scholze (MCLHR Museum Services Associate), Jarrod Roll (MCLHR Director), and John Dichtl (AASLH President). Contributed photo.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:53am
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum, located in Sparta, Wisconsin, recently received the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award of Excellence for its "Monroe County A to Z" exhibit at the 2019 AASLH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.  The...
Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:35am
When Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson talked about the long-range consequences of childhood obesity at the Kiwanis Club’s weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17, some of the parents present wondered where they had stored those battered metal Roy Rogers lunch boxes. Markuson had referred to the Sparta...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:50am
Workers purging a newly installed We Energies gas line on Sparta's east side Thursday, Sept. 12 created a small panic after stiff winds blew the odor of natural gas into the city’s downtown area. Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold said he was alerted to a possible gas leak on East Main...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:40am
Earlier this year, the Town of Sparta decided to deny right-of-way through its property to the Sparta Area School District’s new elementary school. For the township, the issue has not gone away as it was brought up again at its meeting last week. The township owns property along Hwy. 27 north of W...
Pictured is the 2019 Sparta Homecoming Court. Front row, from left, Tara Erickson, Ethan Krueger, Noah Carpenter, Naomi Hone. Second row, from left, Makenzie Roberts, Cole Wisniewski, Kadon Milne. Back row, from left, Nadia Nelson and Haydn Guns. Not pictured is Emma Steele. Contributed photo.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:35am
It is Homecoming week for the Sparta Area School District, with dozens of fun activities planned. All week long there will be a food pantry drive as well as numerous sporting events to include tennis, volleyball, golf, soccer and cross country.  Assemblies taking place throughout the week include:...


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Sparta, WI 54656-0252

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