Saturday, July 4, 2020

Sparta WI

Pictured are Mary Schmitz, left, and Marcella Clemmerson with the May Day Cart full of gifts from the community at Rolling Hills. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:53am
May Day at Rolling Hills was made so special by many of our community members this year. A Tomah group, led by Sara Moseley, collected over 500 May Day plant donations.  They provided a plant in a coffee cup along with a homemade card to many nursing homes in our area. These brought so many smiles...
Leah Hauser
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:51am
The Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) has selected Leah Hauser, director of Business Services for Sparta Area School District, as the recipient of the 2020 George Gray WASBO New School Business Manager of the Year award.  “I am incredibly humbled and honored to receive this...
From left are Toni Robertson, March Kiwanis SHS Student of the Month Tanner Robertson, Darrell Robertson.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:47am
COVID-19 delayed awarding the Kiwanis Student of the Month on March 17 but did not lessen the well-deserved honor for Sparta High School Senior Tanner Robertson. His nominating SHS Social Studies Teacher Katlyn Buika described Robertson as a leader in her classroom, with a passion for education...
DelMarie Hemmersbach sits in front of the Morrow Home in Sparta as a parade of friends and relatives passes by wishing her a happy 85th birthday. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 10:16am
Joleen Goodman wasn’t going to let her mother’s 85th birthday go by without some kind of celebration. Her mother, DelMarie Hemmersbach, is a resident of Homestead Assisted Living at the Morrow Home in Sparta. A birthday bash that was planned for Sunday, May 3, had to be cancelled because of the...
Bob Zay has served 40 years with the Sparta Area Ambulance Service. Contributed photo
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 10:14am
Bob Zay is a self-described adrenaline junkie and he’s got the credentials to prove it. The 60-year old Sparta man has chosen jobs throughout his life that aren’t exactly for the faint of heart. He’s been a firefighter, a dispatcher, a cop, a rescue diver and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)...
Staff at the Boys and Girls Club of Sparta are excited to kick off the annual Kampaign for Kids Tuesday with #GivingTuesdayNow. From left – Program Director Kristina Oesterle, Samantha Michaelson, Executive Director Jen Simunich, Danielle Leis and Hailey Leis. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 10:09am
With a pair of major fundraisers in question, the Boys and Girls Club of Sparta is hoping its annual Kampaign for Kids will give the organization a much needed boost during an unusual time in its history. Executive Director Jennifer Simunich announced last week that the club will kick off its...
Brian Knoll is pictured with his wife Crystal and daughter Liara next to a brand new 2020 Chevrolet Equinox, which they won as part of Kwik Trip’s Lucky 7 Sweepstakes. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:58am
Everyone loves that new car smell, but not many, if any, like the price tag attached to the new car, but a Sparta family recently got the opportunity to cruise home in their new car for free as part of Kwik Trip’s Lucky 7 Sweepstakes. Seven winners were chosen as part of the promotion, which ran...
Contributed photos.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:55am
At the beginning of the Sparta Area School District’s facilities expansion project, construction at Herrman Elementary School was scheduled to take 14 months to complete and now there are only two months remaining, according to Director of Business Services Leah Hauser.  “We’re getting to the end...
Sparta Kiwanian Tom Eddy, owner of Westside Wine & Spirits, represents one of the six Sparta businesses collecting monetary donations for Sparta’s two Food Pantries. Contributed photo
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:48am
The Sparta Kiwanis Club, with the help of six Sparta businesses, has launched a drive to collect monetary donations for Sparta’s two food pantries, the Ecumenical Food Pantry and Coulee Cap. Collection Cans are available at Hansen’s IGA, Citizens First Bank, Westside Wine & Spirits, Fast-Eddies...
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:45am
The Sparta Police Department said there were no signs of foul play concerning a body that was discovered near a local business over the weekend. Lt. Booker Ferguson said the police department and Sparta Area Ambulance Service were dispatched to a loading dock near Hansen’s IGA on West Wisconsin...


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