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Those familiar with Tomah's Recreation Park consider it a sleeping giant in terms of what if offers for rental space for buildings a wide range of events. It certainly is a busy place during the course of a year. Since hired as Tomah Parks and Recreation director, Joe Protz has continually worked...
Those familiar with Tomah's Recreation Park consider it a sleeping giant in terms of what if offers for rental space for buildings a wide range of events. It certainly is a busy place during the course of a year. Since hired as Tomah Parks and Recreation director, Joe Protz has continually worked...
On Wednesday, one new confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Monroe County. The case is the first since Sunday, May 10. According to the Monroe County Health Department, the new case involves a man in his 50s displaying mild symptoms. The county has had 16 confirmed cases of the virus since its...
The Sparta City Council will be determining the fate of the 2020 summer recreation programs and whether the aquatic center will open this season at a special meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 26. Parks & Rec Director Brad Gilbertson said he’s been gathering information to present to the...
A Leon area family was left homeless after their house went up in flames Wednesday night. According to Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, his crew responded to a reported house fire at 19433 Jamboree Road in the Town of Leon at 10:16 a.m. Arnold, who was the first on the scene, said when...
A Leon area family was left homeless after their house went up in flames Wednesday night. According to Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold, his crew responded to a reported house fire at 19433 Jamboree Road in the Town of Leon at 10:16 a.m. Arnold, who was the first on the scene, said when...
The Tomah city council is hopeful common sense will prevail for citizens and management of the coronavirus. During a special council meeting Monday night the council passed a motion that will keep Tomah City Hall closed to the public until Monday, June 1. Council meetings are expected to be open to...
Dozens of community volunteers took advantage of a beautiful day and turned out at Woodlawn Cemetery to place flags on the graves on nearly 700 veterans Wednesday The American Legion event to honor the sacrifices of area veterans is a longtime pre-Memorial Day tradition in Sparta. While it was...
The COVID-19 virus continues to take a toll on springtime traditions. The latest to fall prey to the pandemic is Sparta’s annual Memorial Day parade and observance at Blyton Veterans Park. The Sparta American Legion and Sparta VFW take turns staging the event and this year’s planning fell to the...
Geri Schiller is an important face with the Sparta Area Cancer Support. Not only was she one of the original nine board members who were key in establishing the organization 20 years ago, but she was also the very first SACS Honoree.  As SACS celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, Geri will...

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