Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sparta WI

Howard Von Ruden from the Sparta Area Model Club explains how the model aircrafts work during a visit from kids with Deke Slayton Space Camp. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:26am
The Sparta Area Model Club got a visit this week from the boys and girls attending the Deke Slayton Space Camp. Club members gave the kids a morning full of demos, flying the model airplanes. The kids got to see the members fly everything from Raptors, to Twin Otters, F.E.5s, T28s, a Senior...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:22am
A Rochester, MN man suffered life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle hit a deer on I-90 Wednesday afternoon. According to Sparta Fire Chief Mike Arnold, who was the first emergency responder on the scene, the accident occurred near the 26-mile marker in the westbound lane. He said when he...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:02am
On Saturday, August 3 Hanson Scrap Metal Service will host Scrap It Day, their annual pop-up recycling center, in the east parking lot of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce, 111 Milwaukee Street, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Most metallic items may be dropped off without cost, however items containing...
Pictured above, from left, are Deb Smith, Kiwanis Bike Safety Specialist, and participants Avery Farmer, Emily Farmer, and Caleb Farmer. Contributed photo.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:52am
Last Sunday, as part of the Sparta Community Bike Ride, the Sparta Kiwanis Club hosted a Bike Safety Rodeo. Children and adults participated in skills to help keep bicycle riding safe by sharpening their skills.  Events included bike and helmet inspection, figure 8, looking back for traffic, ...
Denise Halverson
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 8:34am
Denise Halverson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Sparta recently earned the firm's Jim McKenzie Award for her exceptional achievement in building client relationships. Halverson was one of 1,869 of the firm's more than 18,000 financial advisors to receive the Jim McKenzie award. The...
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:13am
Due to a number of unfilled positions, when school begins this September, there's a distinct possibility the Boys & Girls Club of Sparta won't be open. "It would be one of the first year's I would have to consider not being open for the first day of school," said Jen Simunich, executive...
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:05am
Business Services Director of Sparta Area School District, Leah Hauser presented the school board with a construction budget update last week to go over the budget for the projects at Southside Elementary and Herrmann Elementary. Hauser explained the district’s construction management firm, Market...
Alex McAlear, left, and Norah Schanhofer participate in the Writing Books Class during at the Sparta Area School District's Camp Sparta this summer. Contributed photo
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:01am
This summer, a few lucky Spartans received their acceptance letters to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.  They visited Diagon Alley to collect their course materials and were sorted into Hogwarts houses, all without ever leaving Sparta.  These 4th-6th grade students were actually...
From left, Lox Leum, Evan Austin, Brynn Gerl and London Leum helped paint and hide 50 "SACS rocks" for a scavenger hunt. Contributed photos
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 9:55am
As of Monday(July 29), kids around the community can start searching for special, painted rocks that can be exchanged for raffle tickets at the SACS Walk this Friday. A total of 50 roughly golf-ball-sized rocks will be placed in public spaces in Sparta, and will be relatively visible to kids...
Lindsey Preston, left, Gundersen Health System's regional clinic manager, and Alan Eber, director of facility operations, are pictured with the Sparta clinic's solar array, which is mounted on the building's roof. The panels produce 100 kilowatts of electricity. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:32am
Gundersen Health System Sparta Clinic is the vanguard of energy conservation for health care facilities in Wisconsin, if not the entire U.S. That's the assessment of the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Initiative, whose Director, Maria Vargas, was at the clinic Tuesday to sing Gundersen's...

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