Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sparta WI

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...
Adrian Camejo
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:02am
Adrian Camejo, 64, of Sparta was sentenced to one year in state prison and one year extended supervision after he was found guilty in Monroe County Circuit Court on July 31 of threatening to injure as a repeat offender.  On Dec. 26, 2018, officers were notified of a threats complaint that had...
The vehicle was fully engulfed in flames by the time emergency personnel arrived on scene. Contributed photo.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 8:40am
Yesterday afternoon, the Sparta Area Fire District was dispatched to a one-vehicle roll over on Iberia Avenue in the town of Sparta where the driver was trapped inside the vehicle. When Fire Chief Mike Arnold arrived on scene some passersby had stopped to help pull the driver out of the burning...
Space Camp graduate Cadence Scholze poses with Museum Board President Joanne Hagen, Sparta Alderman Kevin Riley, Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust and Astronaut Mark Lee after receiving her diploma. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:50am
This year’s Deke Slayton Space Camp cadets received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony Friday evening at the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum in Sparta after five days of space and science related activities. A total of 20 kids received a diploma, a signed photograph of...
 William "Willie" Hoffman
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:38am
Sparta businessman and community leader William "Willie" Hoffman died unexpectedly at his home Wednesday. The 57-year old Sparta native earned a bachelor’s degree from UW-Eau Claire and worked several years for Marriott Hotels before returning to Sparta in 2008, to take over as general manager at...
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:35am
Principal Pat Olbert recently provided the Sparta Area School Board with a report on the district’s Achievement Gap Reduction (AGR) Program. The AGR Program was established during the 2015-16 school year to replace the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) program at the end of the 2017...
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 8:00am
On Saturday, Aug. 3 at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Falcon Road in rural Sparta where what was believed to be an explosive device had been discovered.  Upon arrival, authorities observed a device consisting of several sticks of dynamite, an...
Freelance artist Julie Freyholt (on the lift) and her assistant/mother Ginny Vornholt, make progress on a downtown Sparta mural being painted on the wall of the former Denton's Hobby Shop. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:32am
With the first of three planned murals almost finished on a downtown building, Sparta is looking more and more like the Bicycling Capital of America. Julie Freyholt, a freelance artist from Madison, and her assistant/mother, Ginny Vornholt of Danville, Ind., were well on their way Wednesday to...


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1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
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