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Monday, March 8, 2021 - 10:10am
The Monroe County Herald is providing brief profiles on the six candidates seeking three seats on the Tomah School Board in the April election.  Candidates include sitting members Aaron Lueck and Mitch Koel along with challengers Rick Murray, Jan Sherwood, Spencer Stephens and Wayne Kling. The...
Sparta’s wastewater treatment plant is located on Richgruber Road near the La Crosse River. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 10:08am
While the smell has subsided, issues at the Sparta wastewater treatment plant persist and repairs could be costly. Problems with the boiler and gas management system at the facility created a rotten-egg smell that blanketed part of the city during last month’s cold snap. Public works director Mark...
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 10:05am
The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce announced last week that it is partnering with Sparta High Point Charter School to host a forum of the Sparta School Board candidates for the upcoming election. The candidates, Colin Burns-Gilbert, Brad Treu, Josh Lydon and Chad McTaggart are all planning to be...
Tara and Harry Schawley, owners of Granny’s Good Stuff in downtown Sparta are ready to show off their new location at 100 S Water Street. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 10:03am
Granny’s Good Stuff, a resale shop, which carries just about everything from toys, military memorabilia, antiques, jewelry and more, has relocated from its original location into what is known locally as The Dodge Building at 100 S. Water Street in downtown Sparta. Owners Harry and Tara Schawley...
The Monkey Business Food Truck will be at the Sparta American Legion this Thursday, March 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. serving a BBQ pulled pork meal.
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 10:00am
The 2021 Sparta Friends of Scouting program will be mostly virtual but will still have a meal.  The Monkey Business Food Truck will be at the Sparta American Legion this Thursday, March 11th from 11:30 to 1pm serving a BBQ Pulled Pork meal. A recorded virtual Friends of Scouting Program will be...
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 11:01am
The Tomah school district is one step closer to having students in Tomah middle school and Tomah high school attend class for in-person instruction four days each week for the remainder of the school year. Fridays will remain early release and a combination of virtual instruction or intervention/...
Tiffany Giesler stepped into the Monroe County Health Department director/health officer position in December. Contributed photo
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 10:51am
With a pandemic still raging, Tiffany Giesler had no honeymoon period when she took over the reins at the Monroe County Health Department two months ago. Giesler stepped into the position after her predecessor Sharon Nelson and Nelson’s assistant director Pam Rainwater retired, taking with them a...
The Western Technical College Public Safety Training Facility is located at 11177 Cty. Rd. A in  Sparta. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 10:48am
Western Technical College plans on spending $4.7 million to remodel and expand its Public Safety Training Facility in Sparta. In February the Sparta planning commission approved a site plan for the project at the facility, located at 11177 County Rd. A, Sparta. According to WTC, the project will...
Spencer Stephens
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 10:46am
The Monroe County Herald is providing brief profiles on the six candidates seeking three seats on the Tomah School Board in the April election.  Candidates include sitting members Aaron Lueck and Mitch Koel along with challengers Rick Murray, Jan Sherwood, Spencer Stephens and Wayne Kling. The...
Members of the Tomah FFA Chapter took first place in Cashton’s Agricultural Snow Sculpting Contest with their snow show sheep. Team members, from left, were Caleb Fox, Jeron Hericks, Kylie Moake and Kendyl Hericks. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 10:44am
In honor of National FFA Week, the Cashton High School FFA Chapter hosted its first agricultural snow sculpture contest, inviting its own members as well as outside FFA chapters to create their own ag-themed snow sculptures. Cashton FFA Advisor Kori Blank had seen some Ag snow sculptures on...

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