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City of Sparta

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:08am
Just one week after the Sparta City Council shot down a resolution urging an expedited reopening of businesses in contradiction to Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home order, the Wisconsin Supreme Court did it anyway. The high court struck down Evers’ order last Wednesday, allowing businesses around Wisconsin...
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:42am
 The Sparta City Council overwhelmingly rejected a resolution Monday to support an acceleration of business re-openings in the city that would be in conflict with Gov. Tony Evers’ executive orders. The 7-1 vote came after a half-hour of discussion led by Mayor Kristen Gust, who said the city wouldn...
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:38am
Pending full council approval, the City of Sparta will be offering a little financial relief to beleaguered small businesses in the city hit hard by the COVID-19 shutdown. Co-City Administrator/Treasurer Mark Sund laid out a plan at the city’s finance committee meeting Wednesday that proposes...
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:00am
The City of Sparta is strongly encouraging voters to register by today (Monday) online if needed, and to request an absentee ballot for the April 7th Spring Election through the website myvote.wi.gov.   Voters may have to upload a copy of their photo ID.  If this is not an option for individuals,...
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 10:20am
In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Tony Evers last Friday ordered the statewide closure of all K-12 schools, public and private. The mandated closure was delayed until Wednesday, March 18, to give school districts time to make plans for kids, families, educators, and staff. Evers...
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 10:38am
The City of Sparta is ready to move ahead a storm sewer project on Icecap Road to mitigate persistent flooding of several houses in the neighborhood. On March 30, the Board of Public Works will hold a public input session for neighbors in the subdivision to offer their opinions. The city is...
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 10:24am
The new Sparta Police Station project is gaining momentum. City officials along with representatives from the architecture firm HSR Associates of La Crosse did their final walk through last week of Lakeview Elementary School, which will be converted into the new police station. The city hired HSR...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 11:06am
New residential building within Sparta city limits has been floundering over the past few years due to a lack of available lots, but there is some relief on the way. A La Crosse development firm is planning a new subdivision on the city’s west side. Logistics Development Group (LDG) has purchased a...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:42am
Sparta aldermen’s approval Wednesday of the annexation of right-of-way property on West Division Street and Hart Road is being touted by the city as a money-saving opportunity for Sparta School District taxpayers, but the Town of Sparta sees it more as a land grab. The disputed right-of-way is...
From left: Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust, co-city administrators Todd Fahning and Mark Sund, and former mayor Ron Button. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:50am
When it comes to conservation practices, the City of Sparta’s proactive stance has set the pace for the rest of the Wisconsin. It was the first in the state to adopt the phosphorus trading program to meet new water quality standards. Under that program, the city improved one-and-a-half miles of...

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