Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:58am
The Friends of the Sparta Free Library will be hosting a Book Sale at the Sparta Barney Community Center Gym at 1000 E Montgomery Street. The sale will take place this coming weekend Oct. 13 and 14, on Friday evening from 5-7 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:54am
Mid-July was not a good time for Holiday Lights.
That was the night seven inches of rained poured on Sparta, flooding Beaver Creek and an area along Route 16 where the Elroy to Sparta bike path comes into the community, right at Evans-Bosshard Park.
That’s also where all the lighting and equipment...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:46am
Those who lived through the early years of the Cold War remember the tension between the U.S. and Russia, or the U.S.S.R. as it was know then.
But people in Monroe County and the surrounding area became keenly aware of the stressful situation between the two Super Powers in September 1961, when...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:19pm
Well Youth Ministry Ontario and the Diversity Club of Brookwood High School have teamed up for a community dance/fundraising event that will take place at the Wilton Community Center on Oct. 21. Funds raised at the event will be donated to the hurricane victims of Puerto Rico and the earthquake...
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:30am
The Tomah Rotary Club announced plans for their biggest fundraiser of the year, “Wine into Water,” a public event that raises money to help bring water to teh African country of Uganda.
The event will include a live auction, silent auction, benefit drawings, wine, food and more, coordinator Jenny...
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:24am
A regional commuter bus service, connecting La Crosse, Sparta and Tomah, is now a real thing.
The Scenic Mississippi Regional Transit (SMRT or "smart") bus has been carrying passengers from Tomah, Sparta and other communities along I-90 toward La Crosse since Monday, Oct. 2. The route is currently...
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:13pm
When he talks, Ken Stumpt uses the word “amazing” often.
A Medal of Honor award recipient of the Vietnam War, the Tomah resident tells about his amazing comrades, amazing family, amazing travel, but there’s likely no one more amazing than Stumpf himself, especially as a young soldier when he went...