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Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:10am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Cracker Barrel Legislative Breakfast at 7 a.m., Monday, July, 29 at the Sparta Family Restaurant located at 741 Avon Rd., Sparta. This is an opportunity for constituents to hear about area legislators' plans and priorities and to ask questions...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:05am
District 7 Décor & Design, located at 113 East Oak Street in downtown Sparta, recently opened its doors July 6 offering interior design services and home décor. Owner Jen Wangen has been designing for the last 20 years. Wangen says she has been successful by word-of-mouth getting new clients...
Michael Schultze of Boy Scout Troop 67 in Sparta recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Contributed photo
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 9:51am
Michael Schultze was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by Boy Scout Troop 67 chartered to Trinity Lutheran Church, Sparta on Saturday, June 15.  Michael is the son of Brook and Brenda Schultze. Michael joined Cub Scouts as a Tiger Scout in Fort Stewart, GA.  His father, Brook, is an officer...
Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust welcomed Sparta's new sanitation superintendent, Dale Passehl, onboard at Wednesday's Public Works Board meeting. Passehl's first day on the job is next Wednesday. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:40am
It wasn't unanimous, but the Sparta Board of Public Works Wednesday agreed to let barbershop owner Curt Wells have a handicap space in front of his business at 116 E. Franklin St. Wells went before board with the request last month, where the issue was tabled. On Wednesday, Public Works Director...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:37am
At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Sparta Area School District’s Curriculum/Instruction, Co-Curriculars & Personnel Committee had a discussion regarding Sparta High School’s closed campus policy. Several parents, including Brad Treu, were at the meeting to voice their concerns about their high-...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:25am
On July 4, Sparta Police officers responded to the 500 block of North Benton Street for what began as a welfare check, but escalated into a three-hour standoff with a 20-year old male threatening suicide. According to Sparta Police Lt. Booker Ferguson, when police arrived at 10 a.m., the subject...
Pictured from left are Jeanette Brownell (MCAREA treasurer), scholarship winner Sierra Gallup, and Jane Schave (MCAREA Scholarship Chair). Contributed photo
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:16am
The Monroe County Area Retired Educators’ Association (MCAREA) awarded its 2019 MCAREA Scholarships to Sierra Gallup of Sparta and Alex Knoepker of Warrens. The annual MCAREA Scholarship is awarded to a Monroe County public high school graduate who has been accepted into the School of Education at...
From left, Ethan Anderson, Evan Goff, and Brady Towne earned 8th place honors at the National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX. Contributed photo
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 5:00am
Sparta High School's Ethan Anderson, Evan Goff, and Brady Towne earned 8th place honors at the National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX last week.  They competed in Management Information Systems, which is a two-part event consisting of a collaborative test and role-play presentation...
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 8:58am
After a dustup with the previous concessionaire at the Memorial Park concession stand, the City of Sparta has decided to operate the facility itself for the rest of the 2019 season. In a special meeting last week, the Sparta City Council passed a resolution authorizing its employees to sell...
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 8:30am
Sparta Area School District Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren felt the school board should be aware of the district’s staff turnover rate and the reasons behind why staff are leaving. “I felt this merited a little more discussion to kind of wrap our heads around the facts and what’s going on with...

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